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Eurobites: 'Sick' Day for EE as 5G Switch Is Flipped in UK
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5/30/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia and Telecom Italia claim European data speed record; Brits' online angst; Colt calls on ADVA for Ethernet encryption.
Sigma Systems at Digital Transformation World 2019
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase  | 
5/28/2019  |  Post a comment
Tim Spencer, CEO of Sigma Systems, discusses what "B2Be Different" entails and the exciting road ahead for the company.
Eurobites: Airtel Africa Hopes for London Listing
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5/28/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia lands GPON gig in India; Ericsson supplies 5G to self-driving test track; Swisscom Beems up ad innovation.
China Mobile's Bold AI Plans
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5/28/2019  |  Post a comment
As it approaches 1 billion subscribers, China Mobile plans to implement artificial intelligence throughout the network and its whole business.
Terabyte Broadband Homes Continue to Climb
The Bauminator  | 
5/22/2019  |  Post a comment
OpenVault report finds that consumers in that 'power user' group doubled in Q1 2019, a growth rate that could cause some cable operators and other ISPs to consider upping their monthly data ceilings.
Mentor Spotlight: Glo Gordon Shines a Light on Boardroom Diversity
Kelsey's Grammar  | 
5/22/2019  |  Post a comment
Matrixx Software board member Glo Gordon addresses initiatives and legislation that will support more diversity in corporate boardrooms.
Sprint Goes Loco for 'Low Code'
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5/21/2019  |  Post a comment
Sprint is using a 'low code' development platform to streamline business processes, including getting wireline customers online faster.
5G Car Crash Looms for Telecom Industry
Morris Lore  | 
5/16/2019  |  3 comments
Failure to transform their businesses, highlighted at this week's Digital Transformation World event in Nice, is fast catching up with the telcos.
Nice Work If You Can Get It...
LRTV Documentaries  | 
5/15/2019  |  Post a comment
It's a tough job talking about telco transformation on the French Riviera in May, but someone's got to do it... so what are the big talking points from the TM Forum's Digital Transformation World event in Nice, France?
Rakuten Mobile CTO: We're Stronger, Faster & Cheaper Than You
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5/15/2019  |  Post a comment
Japan's Rakuten is building what it says will be the first truly cloud-native mobile network, and its existing operators should be worried.
Nibbles From Nice: Don't Mention the 'T' Word
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5/15/2019  |  Post a comment
DT's CIO doesn't dig 'transformation,' Enghouse keeps its toes warm and the TM Forum snacks on Danish… plus more from the Riviera.
Nice Turns Nasty as Vendors Face Fire Over Cloud-Native Claims
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5/14/2019  |  2 comments
The messages emerging from this week's Digital Transformation World sound depressingly familiar.
Eurobites: Vodafone UK Names the 5G Day
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5/14/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone cuts dividend following €7.6 billion loss; Openet lands US Tier 1 gig; KPN invests in IoT startup Wirepas.
RFP Process No Longer Fit for Purpose – Report
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5/14/2019  |  Post a comment
Outdated telco IT procurement processes cost industry more than $1 billion per year, according to findings of a report from industry body TM Forum, which asks if it's time to kill the RFP.
At Boingo, Network Cloudification Drives Business Transformation
News Analysis  | 
5/13/2019  |  Post a comment
Boingo is best known as the guys who get travelers online at airports, but that's just a small part of the business nowadays. Network virtualization has helped drive the transition.
5G Potential Is All in the Timing
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5/10/2019  |  Post a comment
The move to 5G will also disrupt carriers' timing systems as 5G's timing and clock synchronization requirements are much more strict.
Leading Lights Winners On Fire!
LRTV Documentaries  | 
5/8/2019  |  Post a comment
We invited our 2019 Leading Lights awards winners to share their thoughts with the Light Reading video crew. Here's what they had to say:
Leading Lights 2019: The Winners
News Analysis  | 
5/6/2019  |  2 comments
Find out which companies have taken home the 2019 Leading Lights Awards trophies.
MobiTV's Bill Routt: Amazon to Stoke Pay-TV Partnerships With Fire TV
CxO Spotlight  | 
5/6/2019  |  Post a comment
MobiTV's president and COO says Amazon is 'really engaging' with plans to optimize and customize its streaming platform for the pay-TV operator market.
Leading Lights 2019 Finalists: Company of the Year (Public)
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5/6/2019  |  Post a comment
Four companies have made the 2019 shortlist for this coveted award.
CenturyLink's Walker on Why 5G Demands Efficiency at the Edge
Kelsey's Grammar  | 
5/5/2019  |  Post a comment
CenturyLink's Bill Walker explains how edge computing can help service providers efficiently manage traffic and meet increasing bandwidth demands in the 5G era.
Leading Lights 2019 Finalists: Outstanding Test & Measurement Vendor
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5/5/2019  |  2 comments
Six companies – Anritsu, Infovista, Kentik, Netrounds, Spirent and Viavi Solutions – made the cut in the Outstanding Test & Measurement Vendor category.
Leading Lights 2019 Finalists: Outstanding Digital Enablement Vendor
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5/5/2019  |  Post a comment
LotusFlare, MATRIXX Software, MYCOM OSI, Netcracker Technology, Openet and Synchronoss Technologies are the six shortlisted companies in this category.
Ericsson Pain Is VEON Gain in Q1
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5/2/2019  |  Post a comment
Russia-focused operator pockets a profit-boosting compensation payment from Ericsson and hails a strong operational performance in major markets.
Hansen Acquires Sigma Systems in $117M Deal
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5/1/2019  |  2 comments
Australian billing and customer care specialist Hansen Technologies expands international presence with US$117 million deal to acquire Sigma Systems.


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