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Eurobites: Altice's Drahi Brings Down Hammer on $3.7B Sotheby's Deal
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6/18/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Three begins 5G fixed-wireless broadband trials in London; Nordic systems integrators merge; Spyder Facilities snapped up; UK government homes in on service providers' rip-off ruses; and more.
Huawei Cuts Sales Forecast as US Blacklist Bites
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6/17/2019  |  Post a comment
Huawei's founder says revenues will be lower than previously expected in the short term, due to pressure exerted by the US, but that it will be ready to grow again from 2021.
Walker Walks From CenturyLink
The Philter  | 
6/14/2019  |  1 comment
Bill Walker, a senior-level executive working on the carrier's cloud, NFV and SDN efforts, has left. No word yet on his next move.
WiCipedia: How Disruption Will Affect Women & Int'l Tech Liberation Has Issues
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6/14/2019  |  Post a comment
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.
Huawei Slaps Verizon With $1B+ Patents Bill – Reports
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6/13/2019  |  1 comment
Chinese vendor ups the ante in battle with the US by reportedly demanding more than $1 billion in patent payments from the US carrier for the use of technology it has in its networks, reports the Wall Street Journal.
Huawei: We're Not a Threat to Our Customers
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6/12/2019  |  12 comments
The US government is as close as anyone to sabotaging rural networks, according to a new ex parte filing from Huawei at the FCC. The company goes to bat for its US customers, arguing that individual vendor bans do guarantee national security.
Intel Bolsters Data Center Portfolio With Barefoot Acquisition
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6/11/2019  |  Post a comment
Nick McKeown does it again – his data center switching startup is snapped up by Intel.
Eurobites: UK Operators Seek Clarity From Government on Huawei
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6/11/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Huawei exec maintains there are Chinese walls; Tele2 bags AT&T's Lensch for its IoT arm; Intracom opens Italian subsidiary.
Would a 5G Delay Really Be So Terrible for CSPs?
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6/11/2019  |  Post a comment
A delay to the launch of 5G networks might be just what telcos need.
Podcast: Mentors, Sponsors & Tall Poppies
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6/10/2019  |  Post a comment
Kelsey Ziser joins the podcast to discuss some of her recent work in the Women in Comms content series. We also have a quick curator's catch-up on all things related to the 5G Exchange.
Dell Technologies Has a New CTO
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6/10/2019  |  Post a comment
Ihab Tarazi has left Packet to become CTO of Networking and Solutions at Dell Technologies.
Eurobites: Chinese Ban Could Cost Europe €55B, Warns GSMA
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6/7/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: fiber takes a hold in France; Sharon White to step down from Ofcom; Channel 4 readies new ad data platform.
Eurobites: MegaFon Forms E-Commerce JV With Alibaba
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6/6/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Norway 5G spectrum auction results; Dutch told to get tough on Huawei; Deutsche Telekom turns on IoT network; Ofcom commits to universal broadband service.
Telco Staff Face Crisis as Cuts Claim 127K Jobs at Big CSPs Since 2015
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6/6/2019  |  Post a comment
Communications service providers tracked by Light Reading have cut 7% of jobs since 2015, and reductions look set to continue.
Telecom Italia Chips Away at Debt With Persidera Sale
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6/5/2019  |  Post a comment
The Italian phone company may need deal-making on a much grander scale, and an end to shareholder squabbles, if it is to seriously improve its fortunes.
What's Next for Neophotonics?
Shades of Ray  | 
6/4/2019  |  Post a comment
The optical components specialist had its world turned upside down by the US ban on selling tech to Huawei. Can it regain its feet? Might it even get swallowed up in further components sector consolidation?
Telstra's Chief Executioner Hones His Axe
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6/4/2019  |  Post a comment
The Australian operator is reportedly slashing 15,000 contractor jobs and 8,000 internal positions as part of its T22 plan to become a more streamlined, 'digital' business.
Podcast: Apple Makes Itself Right at Home
The Philter  | 
6/4/2019  |  Post a comment
In addition to big, expensive Macs and multiple OS updates, Apple's WWDC featured a Homekit improvement to make smart homes more secure and several tweaks to ease consumer worries about how it deals with their data.
Eurobites: Nokia Exercises Its 5G Bragging Rights
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6/4/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Huawei launches ad campaign as Trump tightens the UK's security thumbscrews; Scottish QoE specialist Ciqual acquired; Kinnevik divests shareholding in Millicom.
Vodafone Puts Ex-Ericsson Exec in Charge of UK Networks
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6/3/2019  |  Post a comment
Ericsson's Andrea Donà has replaced Kye Prigg as head of Vodafone UK's networks division, with Prigg moving to Canada's Rogers.
RJio Lays Off 5K Employees – Report
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6/3/2019  |  1 comment
India's youngest and most aggressive network operator had been the only service provider still recruiting employees. That has now changed.
Vodafone UK Cut 7% of Jobs Last Year
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6/3/2019  |  Post a comment
Operator's current focus on efficiency may have ramifications for staff across the entire business.
WiCipedia: Fembots Create Gender Divide & Snap Tackles Culture Issues
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5/31/2019  |  5 comments
This week in our WiC roundup: Nokia commits to pay equality; female AI assistants promote sexism; Snap's culture gets put in its place; and more.
Dave Shull Named TiVo CEO Amid Plan to Split Biz
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5/30/2019  |  Post a comment
As an exec at The Weather Company, Shull helped that company separate out and sell off its digital assets and technologies and its TV business.
Startup Cuts Network Clutter With 'Lean NFV'
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5/30/2019  |  Post a comment
Nefeli is implementing a commercial version of the new, open 'Lean NFV' architecture to simplify network functions virtualization on carrier networks.
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.
Top 10 Takeaways After 19 Years as a Telecom Industry Analyst
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
5/30/2019  |  9 comments
Reflections and predictions from a career in the telecom industry.
Huawei Asks Judge to Slap Down US Ban: 'No Gun, No Smoke. Only Speculation'
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5/29/2019  |  Post a comment
Huawei files a motion for summary judgment in a US court, claiming the American ban on doing business with the Chinese vendor violates the Constitution.
Frontier Unloads Some Wireline Assets & Operations for $1.35B
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5/29/2019  |  Post a comment
Sale of ops in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana serve about 350,000 residential and business customers, and could spark more M&A moves in the region.
What Is an SD-WAN, Anyway? Ask MEF
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5/28/2019  |  Post a comment
MEF creates a definition for SD-WAN and its attributes, so enterprises know what they're buying and service provides know what they should be selling.
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.
Huawei Restricted From WiFi & Electronics Standards Groups
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5/24/2019  |  Post a comment
In fallout from US sanctions, Huawei is restricted from participating in groups that set standards for WiFi, SD Card storage and other electronics.
Viasat Soars to Record Revenues
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5/24/2019  |  Post a comment
Satellite broadband and services company notches record fiscal Q4 and full-year revenues as it progresses with a new set of satellites that will provide it with global coverage and gobs more capacity.
WiCipedia: Recruitment Gender Bias, VC Cash Stash & Making Better Decisions
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5/24/2019  |  2 comments
This week in our WiC roundup: Gender bias still an issue during recruitment; VC cash reserves for female-founded companies; hot job market draws in women; and more.
Senate Bill Offers Loans for Swapping Chinese Telecom Gear
The Philter  | 
5/23/2019  |  2 comments
What's better than a Memorial Day weekend mattress sale? A new bill offers interest-free loans from the Treasury to help carriers with fewer than 6 million customers replace Huawei kit.
AT&T's Phillips: Career Sponsorship Goes Both Ways
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5/23/2019  |  Post a comment
Shay Phillips encourages her peers to identify a career sponsor, an advocate who provides workplace advice and challenges colleagues.
BT & the Unbearable Lightness of 5G-ing
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5/23/2019  |  4 comments
A press conference to announce the UK's first 5G service failed to pack much punch.
Eurobites: Telia Norway Sheds Tenth of Workforce
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5/23/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: TalkTalk walks the walk; ex-BT boss Patterson forgoes half his bonus; Tele2 agrees Kazakhstan exit terms.
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.
Big 5G Event Panel: Maximizing 5G ROI – The Business Case for 5G
LRTV Documentaries  | 
5/22/2019  |  1 comment
Verizon's Nicki Palmer, AT&T's Igor Glubochansky, C Spire's Craig Sparks, Cincinnati Bell's Tom Simpson and CTIA's Tom Sawanobori join Light Reading's Mike Dano to discuss how 5G will really pay off for carriers.
CenturyLink Dives Into Services Deployed at the Deep Edge
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5/21/2019  |  Post a comment
CenturyLink's Kevin McBride explains why it's a 'great time to be wireline.'
Big Data Is Slowly Paying Off for Axiata
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5/21/2019  |  Post a comment
The Malaysian operator uses analytics to axe capital expenditure and is eyeing further benefits from the combination of network and external data.
Ailing Telecom Italia Gets Serious About Cuts
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5/21/2019  |  Post a comment
The Italian phone incumbent is now so ruthlessly focused on efficiency it has started referring to employees as units.
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.
Big 5G Event Keynote: Sprint's Mishka Dehghan
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5/21/2019  |  Post a comment
Mishka Dehghan is vice president of 5G development for Sprint Business, and she talked about the future that we can enable with 5G at the Big 5G Event in Denver on May 8, 2019.
MetTel's Silber: 5G Transforms Business Models
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5/21/2019  |  Post a comment
MetTel's Max Silber, the carrier's vice president of mobility, says 5G transforms business for both MetTel and its enterprise customers.
DoJ 'Leans Against' T-Mobile/Sprint Merger – Report
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5/21/2019  |  Post a comment
The Justice Department is inclined to block the merger, even after the FCC chairman's approval, according to Bloomberg.
Former Cisco Exec Takes Helm of EditShare
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5/20/2019  |  Post a comment
Conrad Clemson named CEO as EditShare takes on a majority investment from ParkerGale and plots plan to scale up its business and migrate its media asset collaboration and management platform to the cloud.
MetTel's Fox: Enterprises Need to Find Business Case for 5G
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5/20/2019  |  Post a comment
Many initial 5G deployments will be private networks on enterprise premises, and service providers will need to accommodate those needs, says MetTel CTO Ed Fox in conversation with Light Reading's Mitch Wagner. Also, Fox talks about how MetTel is going big on network functions virtualization (NFV).
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