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OTT-TV Latency Gap Starting to Close
News Analysis  | 
4/11/2019  |  Post a comment
Suppliers at NAB 2019 are pushing upgrades and enhancements to streaming video workflows that establish delay-parity between traditional broadcast TV feeds and TV signals delivered over-the-top.
Limelight Tries to Lick Latency for Live OTT Video
News Analysis  | 
9/17/2018  |  Post a comment
Claims that its new Realtime Streaming system can deliver 'sub-second' latency on live, Internet-delivered video streams.
Masergy Tidies Up UCaaS Collaboration
News Analysis  | 
10/31/2017  |  Post a comment
New Hub option pulls together contextual information from multiple places, including social media, IMs, emails and chats.
Can Carriers Make Money on CPaaS?
News Analysis  | 
10/26/2017  |  Post a comment
Twilio and the like are cleaning up selling communications platform as-a-service offerings – two vendors say CSPs can as well.
Will Messaging Market Leave Telecom Behind?
News Analysis  | 
8/8/2017  |  8 comments
Chatbot and messaging platform entrepreneur warns that telecom network operators are about to be left behind if they don't move quickly on RCS.
8x8 Creates UC, Collaboration Cloud
News Analysis  | 
3/8/2017  |  Post a comment
New service combines existing UC and contact center services with integration to cloud apps and newly acquired messaging interoperability.
Heavy Reading: The Web-Scale View
LRTV Interviews  | 
1/18/2017  |  Post a comment
Patrick Donegan, former Heavy Reading chief analyst, shares insight from his recent web-scale operators report.
Google, Facebook Gaining Network Equipment Clout
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
9/26/2016  |  8 comments
Landmark Heavy Reading report explores the rise of web-scale Internet companies as networking powerhouses, and what it means for network equipment vendors.
Siris Capital Takes Xura Private in $643M Deal
News Analysis  | 
8/23/2016  |  2 comments
Xura, formerly known as Comverse, has been acquired by Siris Capital Group for $643 million.
Light Reading Beyond
From the Founder  | 
7/28/2016  |  34 comments
Light Reading today starts a new voyage as part of a larger Enterprise.
Leading Lights 2016 Finalists: Private Company of the Year
News Analysis  | 
5/18/2016  |  Post a comment
Affirmed Networks, Masergy Communications, VeEX and Versa Networks are the four contenders for this title.
Leading Lights 2016: There's Still Time
Shades of Ray  | 
3/29/2016  |  Post a comment
There's still time to enter this year's Leading Lights awards -- here are the details you need.
Leading Lights Deadline Looms
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3/21/2016  |  2 comments
Hurry up folks -- you've got only days to hit the entry deadline for this year's Leading Lights awards.
Sonus Strategy
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase  | 
3/8/2016  |  Post a comment
Kevin Riley, senior VP and CTO at Sonus, highlights the key strategic initiatives for Sonus in 2016 and beyond.
Leading Lights Awards 2016 - Open for Business
News Analysis  | 
2/10/2016  |  1 comment
Was 2015 a standout year for your company? Then you should enter the industry's most prestigious awards program –- it really does have something for everyone!
WebRTC's Risks & Rewards: Listen Up, C-Suite
Column  | 
1/15/2016  |  2 comments
While most enterprises are probably not ready for WebRTC today, there is clearly great value to be gained for the right use case.
Genband Axes Its President of Global Sales
News Analysis  | 
1/14/2016  |  1 comment
CMO Patrick Joggerst will serve as President of Global Sales & Marketing in an effort to better align the company's sales and marketing organizations, the company says.
VoLTE: It's Not Just About Voice
Column  | 
1/12/2016  |  1 comment
Exact Ventures forecasts that the overall market for IMS core networking equipment will grow by 30% in 2016 to reach $3 billion as VoLTE drives investments.
Atos Enters UC Fray With $371M Unify Bid
News Analysis  | 
11/4/2015  |  Post a comment
Atos is making a play in the growing market for unified communications offerings with a takeover of Siemens' Unify business.
Comverse Unveils New Name & Digital Attitude
News Analysis  | 
9/9/2015  |  4 comments
After divesting its BSS business and acquiring Acision, Comverse is renaming itself Xura and renewing its push to be a leading digital services provider.
Private Equity Firm Bites on Voxbone
News Analysis  | 
8/19/2015  |  2 comments
Virtual phone number specialist Voxbone sells majority stake to a private equity firm and prepares for accelerated expansion, including M&A.
Moving WebRTC From Asterisk to Headline
Column  | 
7/13/2015  |  7 comments
By removing a few roadblocks and working with wireless operators, WebRTC can become as easy as WebGL or any other Web API and, more importantly, become just as popular.
Comverse Shells Out $135M for Acision
News Analysis  | 
6/16/2015  |  1 comment
Acquisition of IP Messaging specialist is part of Comverse's strategy to focus on being a digital services provider, having just sold its BSS business to Amdocs.
A Tale of 2 Genbands
News Analysis  | 
5/26/2015  |  3 comments
The networking vendor says its legacy business is dwindling as it positions itself as a partner to telcos both in transforming their networks to IP and in building a future comms strategy.
Genband Outlines NFV Roadmap
News Analysis  | 
5/20/2015  |  2 comments
SBC and wireless access gateway are available as VNFs now, with the messaging platform, app server, WebRTC gateway and call session controller to follow in 2015.
Cisco to Acquire API Specialist Tropo
News Analysis  | 
5/7/2015  |  2 comments
Networking giant wants to make a bigger push into the API economy by acquiring Tropo and its real-time voice, video and messaging APIs.
OTT Apps: Time To Beat 'Em or Join 'Em
Column  | 
5/1/2015  |  1 comment
CSPs have to devise a strategy either to monetize third-party OTT services or develop and deliver their own OTT-telco service offering.
Twilio Adds WebRTC-Powered Video Support
News Analysis  | 
4/14/2015  |  Post a comment
Cloud vendor adds much-awaited video support to its developer SDK, using WebRTC, SIP and more.
Leading Lights Awards: It's Now or Never!
Shades of Ray  | 
3/30/2015  |  2 comments
Deadline extension means there are still a few more days to submit those winning entries, but don't delay -- April 10 is the final deadline and then the judging begins.
Sonus Stock Crashes on Lost Orders
News Analysis  | 
3/24/2015  |  Post a comment
Order fallout prompts slashing of revenue projections by 33% and trading is halted as Sonus shares tumble.
Leading Lights Awards: Only Days Left to Enter!
Shades of Ray  | 
3/19/2015  |  1 comment
The deadline for the 2015 Leading Lights awards is March 27, so get your skates on if you think you could be a winner!
Poll: 5G Steals the Spotlight at MWC
Que Sera Sarah  | 
3/10/2015  |  13 comments
More than 1,720 of you voted in our poll on MWC's biggest trends, letting us know that while SDN/NFV were originally expected to be the hottest topics, 5G dominated the show floor.
Poll: NFV/SDN, 5G & IoT to Dominate MWC
Que Sera Sarah  | 
3/1/2015  |  2 comments
According to Light Reading's poll of 900 readers, NFV and SDN, followed by 5G and the IoT, will dominate headlines at this year's mobile extravaganza in Barcelona.
Jibe Hub, Fring Alliance & More RCS Action at MWC
News Analysis  | 
2/26/2015  |  2 comments
Jibe will be demonstrating RCS interoperability with DT, KPN, Vodafone, Sprint and Telefonica, as RCS slowly starts to get deployed across the globe.
BTE 2015 Is Bigger & Even Better
LRTV Documentaries  | 
2/25/2015  |  4 comments
This year's Big Telecom Event (BTE) in Chicago is going to provide more opportunities than ever for networking, getting to grips with key industry challenges and opportunities and, equally as important, having some fun.
Startup Takes WebRTC Through the Matrix
News Analysis  | 
2/13/2015  |  6 comments
New non-profit Matrix.org looks to add the signaling link to WebRTC to make it as ubiquitous and interoperable as email, but it may have trouble getting telcos to join the cause.
Telefónica: A Lean Elephant?
News Analysis  | 
2/10/2015  |  Post a comment
Telefónica can't behave like a lean startup but it can be a 'lean elephant,' believes the telco's CEO of Communications Services and Product Innovation, Ian Small.
Apigee VP: Mobile Ads Are Ops' Next API Push
News Analysis  | 
2/4/2015  |  7 comments
Mobile operators are tapping APIs for internal usage, carrier billing, video and the IoT, but mobile advertising is one area where they see the potential for a big return on API investment.
Sequans Gives IoT a 4G Voice
News Analysis  | 
1/13/2015  |  2 comments
New single-mode LTE platform brings chipset costs down to 3G ranges, while a partnership with Ecrio will give a 4G voice to any of those IoT devices that need one.
HP's NFV Director Merges Physical, Virtual
News Analysis  | 
12/17/2014  |  1 comment
Support for both physical and virtual resources is important to carriers making the transition to NFV while supporting legacy physical assets.
Genband CTO Leaves for Consulting Gig
News Analysis  | 
10/27/2014  |  3 comments
Fred Kemmerer left the company sometime earlier this year, leaving a vacancy in the CTO office at Genband.
Microsoft's Skype Embraces WebRTC on IE
Que Sera Sarah  | 
10/27/2014  |  21 comments
After years of sitting on the sidelines, Microsoft has pledged to support WebRTC -- formerly thought of as a Skype competitor -- in Internet Explorer.
Genband Builds Out Its Mobile Strategy
News Analysis  | 
9/3/2014  |  2 comments
UC company ties together its cloud, OTT, WebRTC and network gateway offers in a bid to market itself as a mobile-centric vendor.
Broadsoft Boosts Revenues 20% in Q2
News Analysis  | 
8/5/2014  |  1 comment
UC vendor is holding its own against big names like Cisco as operators move to VoLTE and start deploying WebRTC.
Comverse Buys Some WebRTC Smarts
News Analysis  | 
8/5/2014  |  3 comments
SPIT giant acquires Spanish rich communications and WebRTC gateway specialist Solaiemes.
Vidyo Takes in $20M to Bring Video to IoT
News Analysis  | 
7/11/2014  |  5 comments
Telepresence vendor will use the cash to video-enable connected devices, including support for WebRTC.
WebRTC: A Double-Edged Sword for Telcos
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
7/10/2014  |  2 comments
WebRTC has the potential to enable armies of developers to create their own real-time communications apps in previously unheard-of ways.
First ORCA Sighting Expected in Q4
News Analysis  | 
7/8/2014  |  2 comments
ATIS will show off the first demo of interoperable, operator-supported WebRTC in the fourth quarter, a year and a half after its launch.
Cisco Acquires WebRTC Smarts
News Analysis  | 
6/30/2014  |  8 comments
Cisco has purchased cloud startup Assemblage to bring real-time communications to any device, including those in the Internet of Things.
Slide Show: Genband's Real-Time Perspectives
Slide Shows  | 
6/12/2014  |  3 comments
Genband's second annual gathering in Orlando was full of snazzy presentations, power points, panels, and other Cheap Tricks.
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