The company is sampling the second generation of its BroadR-Reach Ethernet switches for networking in-vehicle electronic systems.
Gigabit fever is spreading in North Carolina.
Competition authorities should let 3 acquire O2 now they have approved BT's takeover of EE, according to one leading industry analyst.
Falafel, weird sculptures, small planes, and more.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Iliad founder ups stake in Telecom Italia; Proximus has good Q3; Telefónica in 5G tie-up.
Charter reports stronger metrics nearly across the board in the third quarter as it awaits regulatory approval of its two big MSO deals.
Business models of all types are springing up at the network's edge as data center interconnectivity becomes a driving force.
Just days after EE announced plans for 1Gbit/s 4G trials, Vodafone has revealed it is also exploring the 4G gigabit possibilities.
Project Loon is getting off the ground in Indonesia.
Time Warner Cable is trialing an IP video service in New York City that is expected to eventually replace its traditional cable product.
To spur IoT apps and services, Verizon is offering ThingSpace and its accompanying APIs for free to developers, but there is a clear revenue strategy.
Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri claims the new certainty of a tie-up with Alcatel-Lucent is opening up fresh opportunities for the Finnish vendor.
Slumping telco sales continue to hurt Arris earnings.
Flagging its best TV performance ever, BT is examining opportunities to provide sports content to EE customers once its just-approved takeover goes through.
Investing in growth and international expansion, with an eye toward an IPO in two to three years.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: AlcaLu hit by ASN impairment charge; MegaFon profits up; Ericsson collaborates on smart energy.
The company reportedly exits the hardware business, and separately reports Q3 results that featured a pair of body blows to its revenue.
IoT startup inks network deal with City of San Francisco.
New strategy includes ThingSpace, a web-based platform for developers, plus a new IoT network core and new modules for cheaper LTE-based devices.
The carrier is drastically cutting service offerings and IT systems to reduce costs and enable growth.
Cisco has scooped up 1 Mainstream to help media and service provider companies get their online video back to the main-screen TV.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson completes Envivio acquisition; Numericable-SFR sees revenues slip in Q3; Deutsche Telekom and Huawei get friendly on IoT, cloud.
IoT, automotive, and data centers are all big drivers for IC companies, but it's the data center market that is affecting the chip industry the most profoundly.
Investors have been left disappointed by T-Mobile's latest financials but the mobile operator is still signing up customers at a furious pace.
The UK's biggest mobile operator will trial a gigabit-speed 4G service next year that could appeal strongly to business customers.
A new unified communications offering from BroadSoft is designed to give traditional service providers the tools they need to fight Microsoft and its ilk.
Verizon is pushing ahead with C-RAN plans, the company's EVP of Wireless Operations tells Light Reading.
The Israeli next-gen comms scene is blisteringly hot. Steve Saunders meets some of its rising stars.
Comcast said it will start testing its MVNO options during a quarterly earnings report that was also marked by slowing video subscriber losses and continued momentum behind the X1 video platform.
Company known for broadband access gear launches a software-based system abstracted from underlying hardware for faster feature rollout.
New regulations will penalize operators when customers experience dropped calls, but they will not solve the problem.
Telefónica launched the service as a means of extending its GSM network, but customers use it for much more.
Smart companies are trying to curate the smart home experience.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: MEPs vote through roaming charges ban; KPN revenues down but profits up in Q3; youth arrested in wake of TalkTalk hack.
As wireless applications continue to evolve, it's essential that network performance be aligned with the characteristics of current and future apps.
Verizon is following in AT&T's footprints on VoIP, which could get very interesting when Verizon's introduces its LTE-only phone.
Real-time analysis developed to keep high-frequency traders honest could help network operators improve QoS.
Analyst report suggests technical and delivery issues are leading Verizon to focus on Ciena as a single source of long-haul optica transport gear in the future, with Alcatel-Lucent shown the door.
Cable operators are exploring how to introduce gigabit services after vendors unveil the first DOCSIS 3.1 modems and related gear at SCTE Cable-Tec Expo.
Cable companies are buzzing about MVNOs and carrier-grade WiFi.
Puerto Rican carrier chooses Metaswitch's virtualized IMS and Business Communications Solution to deliver its VoIP and UC services.
Why should service providers care about the recent evaluation of Cisco's NFV infrastructure (NFVi) by independent test lab EANTC? Because the focus was on four key areas – performance, reliability, use cases and integrated management.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Zain Q3 profits down 18%; Vivendi ups stake again in Telecom Italia; Russia's Fridman sees Brazilian opportunity.
BT throws its weight behind containerization as a means of gaining OTT-like agility and flexibility.
Fallout from the security breach to have hit the UK's fourth-biggest broadband operator is worsening.
The chief of staff for Cisco's head of engineering and champion of women engineers at the networking giant shares her perspective and advice for women in comms.
The celebrity yachtsman claims Oracle never sees its two historic arch-competitors on customer sales in the cloud.
Multi-gigabit speeds are in, and Charter has some catching up to do.
The Californian equipment maker is moving in the right direction, but does it have the scale and smarts to go the distance?
Charter has introduced its own skinny TV bundle, but it's awfully hard to find.
The Swedish equipment maker has blamed economic difficulties in Russia and a 4G slowdown in China for sales setbacks, but says its restructuring remains on track.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: European Commission commits to competition in telecom; Disney goes OTT in UK; French 700MHz auction under starter's orders.
SCTE's Steve Harris discusses how cable operators can optimize and monetize their WiFi networks.
Formally uncloaking in the coming weeks.
The new AT&T, now an experimental combination of wireline, wireless and satellite operations, had increased revenue in its third quarter, and reported signs indicating that things are only going to get better.
The industry group was an early attempt to unlock the full potential of NFV. Depending on who you talk to, it either fizzled out or achieved victory and went home.
China's second-biggest mobile operator has fallen a long way behind its biggest in the country's 4G market.
Liberty Global has confirmed it is in talks to acquire Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC), which has operations in the Caribbean and Latin America.
I was at the front line of the SDN/NFV Cold War last week – it was noisy.
The new YouTube Red service offers ad-free video for ten bucks a month with added access to YouTube Gaming and YouTube Music.
The G.fast chip developer is hot property and looks ripe for acquisition – for me this is a 'no brainer' for Intel.
The communications industry is being turned on its head and not everyone will survive.
Cable operators are eager to get a wireless play. A WiFi-first service backed by an MVNO agreement is something many MSOs have been contemplating.
Group built on competitive carrier roots is trying to broaden its reach to represent a wider swatch of the competitive Internet.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia ticks off final regulatory approval for AlcaLu deal; ADVA hits all-time high in Q3; hard times in Saudi Arabia.
The company's stock slips more than 20% after announcing a new enterprise cloud joint venture with EMC, and "secular change" slowing cloud deployments.
TiVo wants to give its set-top data away for free starting next year.
Network operator finishes seventh fiber optic ring, targeting data center connectivity and looking toward intelligent app-driven edge.
Etisalat joins NTT DoCoMo, SKT and Verizon in trying to be among the lead group of carriers to deploy 5G.
The state-backed Australian wholesale operator has been trialing G.fast and thinks the technology could play a big role in its fiber plans.
BT says the products it needs to provide Gfast from the street cabinet are firmly on the technology roadmaps of equipment vendors.
G.fast is the (only?) hot topic at this year's Broadband World Forum.
SCTE Cable-Tec Expo showed a new side of cable this year.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EE revenue slips in Q3; Deutsche Telekom pondering Dutch sale; Swisscom brings mobile services to CERN.
Pay-TV providers complain about the cost of content but those costs are held in secret contracts, which should be open to the FCC, panel agrees.
Virtustream, based on a cloud company of the same name recently acquired by EMC, will specialize in hybrid cloud.
That's connectivity, cloud and coffee.
Chinese vendor boasts greater line card capacity and much improved opex performance compared with the core router on offer from market leader Cisco.
The head of Telefónica's NFV initiative admits virtualization initially means greater complexity, but with the right abstraction layer, that can change.
Wheeler aide sees no lame-duck status as agency tackles video market and competitive access issues over the next year.
In requesting data from Time Warner Cable, the FCC has made it clear that it's interested in the impact of media ownership as part of its review of the proposed merger with Charter.
The company's CFO also said that Verizon really needs more high-band spectrum instead of the low-band 600MHz spectrum being auctioned off next year.
Time Warner Cable's Rob Cerbone spells out the MSO's WiFi strategy.
New offering can be used as backup to landline VPN or as primary connection for distributed sites such as retailers.
Affirmed Networks describes how NFV in the Mobile Core delivered on Intel Architecture-based severs affords service providers cost savings, accelerated time-to-market and greater service agility.
Consumers are 'right-sizing' their video bundles, and that's hurting Verizon's FiOS revenue.
The boss of the UK cable operator wants BT and EE stripped of spectrum as a condition of their merger but thinks Openreach should remain a part of the BT Group.
Operator outlines strategy to virtualize its edge routers and be 45% virtual in IP core by end of this year.
The communications industry is being turned on its head and not everyone will survive.
Brocade introduces a new Network Visibility line including hardware and virtual packet brokers, session directors, probes and APIs to help operators scale their networks.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telekom Austria's ropey third quarter; Facebook data privacy case continues; Deutsche Telekom hooks up with Wandera.
FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel says too many American families don't have broadband access and that's affecting their lives and their kids.
Intel's Puma 7 cable modem chip demonstrates Intel's manufacturing prowess, which the company apparently hopes will earn it an audition for the iPhone 7.
Details are starting to emerge about the forthcoming 4G service from India's RJio.
Microsemi is enriching Skyworks' bid by another $400,000.
Competitive carrier association is changing its name to reflect its broader member base, including Internet players, OTT providers and more.
OpenStack is under pressure after a BT executive said the operator might drop the technology unless improvements are made.
While admitting data center services are strategic, Windstream decides to offer them through a partnership.
Speakers at the Grace Hopper Celebration shared practical ways to improve the hiring pipeline for women in tech. By changing how we recruit, we can also change who we recruit.
Huawei woos developers with $1 billion fund and new platform.
New requests for information by regulators from Arris and Pace threaten to delay their proposed merger.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson in IoT tie-up; Orange shells out for Polish spectrum; Tele Columbus launches share issue.
Light Reading's cable guy picks out the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo highlights.
Non-profit wholesaler adds Infinera's packet switching to its existing fiber optic backbone to enable more flexible, high-capacity services.
Tata's CMO and CEO of Next-Gen Business says that advancing women in the comms space is about creating a winning mix of men and women who work together well.
The software giant's scheme to provide low-cost broadband services in India could deal a huge blow to the country's mobile operators.
Chattanooga makes 10-Gig the new broadband mile marker.
Sprint expects initial 5G deployments will happen in the US after 2020, the operator says in a presentation to 3GPP.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: TeliaSonera gets a dose of Eurasian blues; Polish 4G auction hits the jackpot; Finnish chill freezes Elisa's numbers.
Although 100G will become a major part of the wavelength market, the high ratio of 100GE to 10GE prices is keeping many potential buyers from migrating to higher bandwidth levels.
The Mississippi service provider is getting into cloud services, offering a robust data center in a secure location as enticement for uptime-conscious business customers.
Expansion of Secure Cloud Interconnect involves building out physical infrastructure in data centers and network connectivity to clouds.
Opponents of Charter's proposed merger deals are growing vocal.
The wholesale player is taking advantage of SDN technologies to support new features for its customers.
SDN discussions used to be about technology – now they're about the business case.
As the Internet of Things (IoT) becomes more prevalent, billing for those services becomes more confusing, driving the need for new billing solutions in the market.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deezer goes for IPO; Brussels approves Intel/Altera deal; Ericsson spreads mobile coverage in Benin.
Dell will need to invest more in enterprise business, to the detriment of comms, say industry insiders.
A huge network-sharing venture should relieve financial pressure on China Mobile, China Unicom and China Telecom.
Japanese operator upgrades its SmartVPN service with Cisco's orchestration and SDN technology.
Liberty Global EVP Balan Nair said that the company is experimenting with the model and could initiate a commercial service as early as this fall.
Missed the plane to New Orleans? Watch this video from Light Reading’s Breakfast event hosted by Cable Video Practice Leader Alan Breznick.
In this special SCTE breakfast roundtable discussion, cable WiFi experts from CableLabs, top MSOs and leading vendors will explore the opportunities that the technology offers, examine the challenges that the industry faces and discuss ways that cable providers can overcome these hurdles.
Ericsson CTO is expecting to start testing NB-LTE in the first half of 2016, with initial arrivals in the second half of the year.
The operator says the OpenStack community will have to overcome six key challenges before the technology becomes acceptable.
Comcast's entire line-up of linear TV and on-demand video will be available in IP in the first quarter of 2016.
Intel proves a bright spot in the cloud component space as its dominant position in the data center helps offset declining PC sales.
Trends in video, cloud and Internet content are bringing particular attention to 100 Gbit/s transport, 100 Gigabit Ethernet interfaces and services, and SDN/NFV.
Comcast has an HTML5 app in the works for making Xfinity TV service available on third-party set-tops and smart TVs.
Ciena updates the Blue Planet network orchestration software it acquired as part of its Cyan takeover, with a greater emphasis on multi-vendor support, process management and 'microservices.'
Japan's biggest operator is sticking to a bullish target of launching commercial NFV services by March next year.
Also in today's roundup: France sets date for 700MHz auction; Norway's Homenet trials G.fast; SDN and NFV investments.
Dish presented the possibility of delivering future 5G wireless services from space at a recent meeting about the forthcoming specification. But this wouldn't be your father's satellite phone!
As global mobile data traffic continues to soar, service providers are finding service assurance increasingly important to help prevent churn, and providing service assurance without compromising end-user privacy will be key.
In an independent test of its NFV infrastructure (NFVi) by respected European lab EANTC, Cisco's virtual switching and routing achieved the throughput and scalability for commercial deployment.
A senior executive from Orange says vendor hype has made it much harder for him to sell SDN and NFV to his bosses.
Global IT survey shows enterprises moving to collect and analyze more data to inform business decisions, support apps and embrace the edge.
As more speed and capacity is built into the RAN to accommodate video growth and other new services, operators will need to rethink the principles of backhaul operation.
Two of Europe's biggest operators have flagged plans to launch VPN services based on the use of New IP technologies.
ONOS will partner with the Linux Foundation, which is also home to OpenDaylight.
thePlatform has lost co-CEO Marty Roberts as part of a corporate realignment within parent company Comcast that has thePlatform now reporting up through Comcast Wholesale.
Many cable companies are moving toward gigabit Internet speeds and finding that rolling it out requires some balancing to realize return on investment whilst appeasing customers.
Also in today's roundup: Sky bangs the 'split BT' drum; operators talk of mixing open source with proprietary cloud technology; update on 3 UK profitability.
More than two and a half years after Time Warner Cable created an app for the Roku platform, would-be TWC acquirer Charter Communications is now unveiling its own Roku app.
Following HKT's acquisition of CSL, the Hong Kong carrier partnered with Huawei on network integration and to supply a future unified network.
Light Reading's conference in November will attempt to answer all of the big questions around white box networks. No pressure...
The deal for Dell to buy EMC, including its subsidiary company VMWare, is valued at about $67 billion, making it the largest acquisition among technology companies ever.
Tail-f's Renée Robinson-Stromberg tells Steve Saunders about the powerful ConfD management interface.
The best soundbites, quotes and words of wisdom from leading women from Intel, AT&T, Verizon and Genband at our recent WiC breakfast in Dallas.
As cable operators boost the quality of their WiFi networks to carrier-grade levels, they must also boost the quality of their customers' experience.
New DOCSIS 3.1 cable modems from Arris include a version for operators, and one for retailers.
NetNumber Founder and Chief Strategy Officer Doug Ranalli describes the essential complexity of real-world signaling-control and how NetNumber enables carriers to bring signaling-control "under-control". Learn why virtualization alone isn't the answer.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Sky does movie deal with Disney; Telenor re-jigs management; bad news for Mobily investors.
ABI's vice president of marketing, alliances and programs has some choice words for men who don't support women in comms, as well as advice for those who do.
SDN is turning traditional service models around to allow Verizon to measure and deliver performance at the application layer. As Shawn Hakl, VP of product and new business innovation at Verizon explains, that requires doing things differently internally but produces a much happier enterprise customer.
The company's new SaaS-based product gives service providers a tool to monitor and evaluate their open Internet connections and partnerships.
As telecom operators dig deeper into the NFV and SDN worlds, they are finding that with more virtualization comes more security risks. That opens up opportunity for security improvements and new services.
Discussions between the ONOS community and the Linux Foundation could potentially bring together two SDN platforms – ONOS and the Linux Foundation's OpenDaylight.
UNH-IOL and Open Compute Project team on testing and building an integrator's list that shows whose stuff works together in public tests.
The Broadband Forum is adapting its focus to account for the impact that virtualization and programmable networking will have on access network topologies and operator business plans.
Qualcomm has introduced its long-awaited server SoC, an ARM-based processor with which it hopes to challenge Intel's x86 server silicon hegemony. Xilinx and Mellanox are providing complementary silicon.
India's operators believe VoLTE might hold the key to combating the advance of the OTT players.
At Gigabit Europe 2015, Robin Mersh and Kevin Foster from the Broadband Forum explain how the industry body is adapting to meet the SDN, NFV and cloud needs of the access network sector.
Steve Saunders meets with Tail-f's Director of Technology, Carl Moberg, in Stockholm to discuss becoming part of Cisco, ETSI MANO, virtualization and the need to combine science and business in order to create opportunities for service providers.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT starts more G.fast trials with AlcaLu; Ericsson and MTS test LTE Broadcast in Russia; Deutsche Telekom tackles the cell edge.
Light Reading's Women in Comms is headed to the 13th annual Grace Hopper Convention in Houston, Texas, next week with 12,000 female technologists and computer scientists.
Cisco video conferencing plays a supporting role in the movie The Martian.
The UK fixed-line incumbent claims structural separation would damage the UK, urging regulators to address Sky's pay-TV dominance instead.
Comcast's smart home service gets an upgrade with the Nest thermostat, August door locks, Lutron connected lights and the Chamberlain MyQ garage controller.
And if the deal goes through, it would be the largest deal among technology companies ever, eclipsing the $37 billion Avago is spending on Broadcom.
Execs from Ericsson, AlcaLu, Huawei and Oracle outline which network functions to virtualize and hope to inspire small carriers about why they should start now.
The overlapping product portfolios of Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent will pose a challenge for the new-look business.
MSO, SCTE and vendor experts will address how cable can optimize and monetize WiFi in a special LR breakfast panel at Cable-Tec Expo next week.
For the US, the pressure is on now that live sports in 4K Ultra HD are entering the picture in the UK and Canada.
At Gigabit Europe 2015, Ventura Team co-founder Richard Jones talks about some of the key business case considerations for FTTH network operators.
Network operators looking to embrace NFV face many challenges – cat videos among them.
AT&T's Ed Amoroso thinks security specialists should take more pride in what they do – and avoid hackers at conferences.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone barges in to BT/Openreach row; Deutsche Telekom on Safe Harbor backwash; AlcaLu supplies LTE for aviation.
Rural operators are pleased to have one less deep pocket to compete with in the upcoming 600MHz auction, but they will likely be up against Dish Network.
Ericsson CTO talks AI alogorithims, says vendor will be supplying 'pre-5G' equipment for Verizon trials in 2016.
At the Gigabit Europe event, Jörn Schoof from M-net, the Munich city network operator, calls for industry collaboration on fiber broadband access rollouts.
The FCC has granted AT&T's request to provide an alternative to TTY text support, which not coincidentally at all will allow AT&T to offer VoWiFi.
Long-awaited 100Gbit/s metro aggregation platform built around a new PIC is about to hit the streets but much of Infinera's metro market traction is expected to come from its recently acquired Transmode portfolio.
T-Mobile's VP of radio network engineering says real estate, backhaul, fiber partnerships and the New IP will be critical to 5G success.
A number of senior executives at Alcatel-Lucent may be out of a job, with Nokia preferring to fill most leadership roles from within its current organization.
Virtual CPE is one of the early success stories for network functions virtualization, but even here, Masergy Communications faced a business case challenge.
Barna Kutvolgyi, managing director, Global Consumer, at JT, the incumbent operator on the island of Jersey, talks about how other service providers can learn from his company's gigabit broadband rollout experiences.
FPGA and ASIC usage grows in the telecom market. FPGAs and ASICs are widely used in networking and telecom systems, from complete SoC designs to simple connections between different interfaces on merchant silicon devices.
Everybody's doing it. Why not Amazon?
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Astellia signs RAN optimization agreement with Telefónica; Euskaltel ups price for rival; MTS wins spectrum.
The three companies will demonstrate Open Network Linux running forwarding agents from Facebook and NTT, an evolutionary step in open source networking.
The research and development (R&D) race is on for 5G, with many vendors working toward a common goal: developing the technologies that will become 5G and its industry standards.
Cord cutting is a real and present threat to pay-TV, but it has been an erosion, not a landslide.
Valley gossip suggests that the New IP vendor's investors are looking for a pay day, either from a trade sale or from a deal that would take Juniper private.
As a moderate Republican with ties to Democrats, he doesn't think he has much of a shot.
The combined company intends to be a one-stop shop for OEMs looking to buy ICs for Internet infrastructure, including data centers.
AT&T Distinguished Network Architect Margaret T. Chiosi talks to Light Reading's Carol Wilson about the potential for open source technology to liberate communications service providers.
New services move security into software and move hardware into the cloud, and will be trialed this year for deployment in 2016.
Public comments filed with the FCC show wide support for Charter's proposed acquisitions and cite a number of Charter talking points.
They go together hand-in-hand in many networks but the relationship is strained – is there a way to improve the efficiency of an OpenStack and OVS deployment?
Protects so-called 'east-west traffic' inside the data center.
Light Reading recently published an exclusive interview with Huawei's deputy chairman Eric Xu in English – now that interview is available in Chinese too.
The ATSC 3.0 proposal took a big step closer to being ratified as a standard. It will make TV transmission IP-based, and that should give broadcasters the tools to take on cable, IPTV, DBS and wireless rivals.
CEO Charles Robbins says he foresees proprietary and white box equipment coexisting with open source technology.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: GCHQ deploys Smurf army, says Snowden; Safe Harbor ruling could spell trouble for Facebook and others; Telenet/BASE deal comes under scrutiny.
France's number-three service provider has issued some bullish targets for profitability despite operating in one of Europe's most competitive markets.
The research device uses common electronic materials and behaves so much like silicon memory that it might make an all-optical processor actually possible.
Masergy's James Harrison talks about some of the network security and data center issues network operators need to consider as they expand their broadband services portfolios.
A tie-up between RCom and RJio could have major repercussions for India's telecom market.
Wheeler pushes 24GHz and above rules for 5G, hints at possibility of US losing 4G 'lead' as world glides towards to next-gen mobile.
Head of Telefonica's NFV initiative admits virtualization initially means greater complexity but with right abstraction layer, it's possible to create an architecture focused on service delivery.
Trustev, an Irish fraud protection group, has found T-Mobile customer details up for sale on the Dark Web for just a buck!
But the main point of its letter to the FCC is to call out Sprint and T-Mobile for deploying WiFi calling in violation of the Commission's TTY requirements.
With only 150,000 new retail device activations last year, can TiVo recover its retail mojo?
Participants from the inaugural Gigabit Europe event in Munich share their key takeaways from the conference.
Shaygan Kheradpir left Juniper under a cloud (not THE cloud) but has reappeared as CEO of transport vendor Coriant.
Nordic operator follows TeliaSonera in deciding to end its involvement in various eastern European and central Asian markets.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: management re-jig at Tele2; AlcaLu veteran heads for Technicolor; ADVA turbocharges DCI offering.
Light Reading's Women in Comms talked to Cheri Beranek, president & CEO, Clearfield, Inc., about her secret to success as a woman in the comms industry.
It isn't enough to come up with good ideas. Service providers also need to execute and make them produce business value, says Amdocs' head of innovation for IT and services.
Have inclusive and constructive conversations, attach a bigger meaning to your work and get involved in the cause, Intel's Monique Hayward advises women in comms.
Service providers can generate new business helping companies, government agencies and individuals solve the enormous problems of authentication and identity.
Huawei joins a slew of equipment vendors seeking to make their mark in the North American cable space with products for both cable's new DOCSIS gigabit spec and CCAP.
Sprint is planning cost cuts and layoffs, according to a memo from the CFO, obtained by the Wall Street Journal.
Peter Bell, CIO at Openreach, the access network division at UK incumbent BT, provides an update on the operator's G.fast trials and how Openreach is planning to deploy the broadband technology in its street cabinets.
Civiq Smartscapes plans to use the LinkNYC project as a launch pad for future smart city initiatives.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ad firm's IPO raises €400 million for Deutsche Telekom; quantum security breakthrough; Proximus rustles up €500 million on bonds market; new CMO at Nokia unit.
Sonus CTO Kevin Riley sat down with Light Reading to discuss the trajectory of the company, its SDN ambitions and why Sonus is taking a market-disruptive approach to SD-WAN.
AT&T's new security report and initiative is aimed at getting CEOs and board members more engaged in the security process.
Some in the broadband industry expect Google to make a gigabit move in Europe – it would be a much-needed catalyst.
But it's because of obstacles they face, not because they are leaving the workforce as is often suggested, McKinsey finds in a new report with Lean In.
Does Verizon's new Go90 mobile video service have what it takes to draw an audience?
France's Orange bemoans the lack of a digital single market in Europe but remains optimistic about the region's potential.
The launch of its first broadband satellite gives Australia's NBN something positive to focus on amid ongoing financing and technology problems.
Mark Collins, director of Strategy & Public Affairs at competitive UK city network operator CityFibre, talks about his company's plans to help build Gigabit Cities.
After five years of litigation over patents, Microsoft and Google say they will dismiss around 20 lawsuits and work together on certain patent matters.
More than half of organizations are still not not re-evaluating their information security even after high-visibility data breaches.
Up-and-coming companies are looking to help comms providers improve their networks, security and customer care.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange gets the go-ahead on 5G trials; Vodafone confirms Spanish job cuts; Netflix expands in southern Europe.
Join Kireeti Kompella, Juniper Networks CTO, and Steve Saunders, Light Reading Founder and CEO, as they discuss Juniper Networks' approach to NFV showcased with a turnkey vCPE solution, which demonstrates how service providers can use automation to rapidly deploy services.