In today's regional roundup: Nokia completes unit sale, ushers out senior exec; Ericsson lands 5G R&D loan; Orange and Google team up to co-invest in hot startups; and CityFibre wins government-funded fiber build deal.
This week in our WiC roundup: VMware and Stanford collab; just hire more women already; Randi Zuckerberg's new book; and more.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EE goes with Ericsson for subscriber analytics; EU measures digital progress; Sky opens innovation center for research into virtual reality and more.
Four operators in the Middle East say they have launched their 5G networks, but will anyone notice?
Congratulations to AT&T's Anne Chow, CableLab's Dr. Jennifer Andreoli-Fang and Movandi's Maryam Rofougaran, our 2018 WiC Leading Lights winners.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Amdocs reports fiscal Q2; BT to pay £120 million to Phones 4u administrators; ex-boss of Cambridge Analytica hauled before UK MPs.
Light Reading's Editor-in-Chief, Ray Le Maistre, sits down with Sedona Systems CTO Ori Gerstel to discuss how service providers are speeding up their success in various types of network mergers and migrations, enabled by network intelligence and automation via NetFusion.
Amdocs, GTT and Viavi make our 2018 Leading Lights shortlist for best deal maker.
On Light Reading's annual trip to Tel Aviv, Editor-in-Chief Ray Le Maistre visited with companies preparing operators for the transformation from legacy to next-gen technologies like 5G, NFV and IoT.
Private equity firm Permira is acquiring Cisco's Service Provider Video Software Solutions (SPVSS), formerly NDS, seemingly for a fraction of the $5 billion Cisco paid for it in 2012.