Ericsson's distributed edge cloud unit is on a path to connect to 'multiple hundreds' of service provider partners in the coming months, new CEO Kyle Okamoto says.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia lands 5G deal with Zain in Saudi Arabia; Interxion launches IPO; telcos miss out on enterprise opportunities; Vodafone sponsors the world's smallest soccer league.
Finnish equipment vendor may be heading for a strong second half and a big improvement in its market share as 5G software issues are resolved.
A sizable and widening gap on domestic and international ARPU could negatively affect the premium value currently placed on Netflix's non-US subscription streaming business, analyst says.
This week in our WiC roundup: Girls in Tech makes biggest fundraising effort yet; Microsoft takes its Women in Cloud initiative on the road; women in developing countries pay the price for tech; and more.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: UK textiles giant chooses Aryaka for SD-WAN; Israel's Pelephone gets with the eSIM program; DSZ Keymile lands UK FTTx gig.
5G is on a roll, says Ericsson, forecasting nearly 2 billion subscriptions in the next five years.
Communications service providers tracked by Light Reading have cut 7% of jobs since 2015, and reductions look set to continue.