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WiCipedia: How to create a diverse board
WiCipedia | 1/22/2021

This week in our WiC roundup: Board diversification goal setters; Netflix releases first inclusion report; CES 2021 focuses on women in tech; and more.

Is COVID-19 a catalyst for enterprise cloud growth?
Kelsey's Grammar | 1/15/2021

In part two of this series, Navisite COO Gina Murphy shares how the company is working with customers to assist their move to the cloud and help automate their operations.

WiCipedia: Should tech jobs require college degrees?
WiCipedia | 1/15/2021

This week in our WiC roundup: The argument for why jobs in tech shouldn't require a diploma; a new online community for women in UX; how language in job descriptions affects applicants; and more.

Navisite COO on creating a successful M&A playbook
Kelsey's Grammar | 1/11/2021

In this mentor spotlight, Gina Murphy discusses the key to completing a successful acquisition, and the importance of building a company culture that supports new ideas, new technology and diverse teams.

WiCipedia: Google employees protest and unionize
WiCipedia | 1/8/2021

This week in our WiC roundup: Google workers start to unionize; female keynoters take over a virtual CES; 2021 tech events for women; and more.

Podcast: US Ignite on PAWRing up rural broadband
LRTV Interviews | 1/5/2021

US Ignite's Mari Silbey shares how her organization is partnering across the industry to address broadband access in underserved areas.

WiCipedia: Big tech meets Music City
WiCipedia | 12/30/2020

This week in our WiC roundup: A booming tech space in Tennessee; Pinterest employee complaints draw unequal results; something good comes of Amazon's wealth; and more.

WiCipedia: Are ethics in AI a losing game?
WiCipedia | 12/18/2020

This week in our WiC roundup: The future of ethics in AI; why minorities don't want to stay in tech; pandemic's effects on women at work; and more.

Upload strength a 'huge differentiator,' Google Fiber exec says
News Analysis | 12/16/2020

The pandemic has helped tell the upstream story for a key FTTP advantage as people continue to work and school from home, Google Fiber's Melani Griffith said at the 2020 Virtual Fiber Connect event.

WiCipedia: Minority numbers in STEM studies still lag
WiCipedia | 12/11/2020

This week in our WiC roundup: STEM college numbers aren't adding up; Tesla's first diversity report; women on the moon; and more.

Podcast: AT&T VP on security for 5G
LRTV Interviews | 12/9/2020

AT&T VP Rita Marty joins the podcast to discuss how the service provider is addressing 5G security, and what that means for its enterprise customers.

COVID-19, network reuse contribute to strong PON market
Column | 12/7/2020

Omdia's Julie Kunstler outlines why the broadband equipment market uptick will keep on going in 2021.

WiCipedia: Is there an alternative to imposter syndrome?
WiCipedia | 12/4/2020

This week in our WiC roundup: How to avoid imposter syndrome; fundraising for good; what it takes to build a diverse team; and more.

Ting Internet's top priority: Boost 'build velocity'
CxO Spotlight | 12/1/2020

Jill Szuchmacher, an exec late of Google Fiber, is Ting Internet's new chief strategy officer. One of her key aims is to accelerate the company's ability to deploy FTTP networks.

WiCipedia: Is Singapore the land of opportunity for women in tech?
WiCipedia | 11/27/2020

This week in our WiC roundup: Sometimes jobs in the White House can actually lead to good; is Singapore Silicon Valley 2.0?; validation and recognition for LGBTQ tech workers; and more.

Juniper and 128 Technology: WAN big happy family?
Kelsey's Grammar | 11/23/2020

Once the process of bringing 128 into Juniper amps up next year, it will be clearer how this acquisition repositions Juniper in the WAN space, and whether this move can improve Juniper's service provider business.

WiCipedia: From military life to startup founder
WiCipedia | 11/20/2020

This week in our WiC roundup: Non-profit Girls in Tech launches a job board; making the transition from situation room to board room; ushering in a new tech agenda in the White House; and more.

Podcast: Analyst Erin Dunne's forecasts for fiber and SD-WAN markets
LRTV Interviews | 11/13/2020

Vertical Systems Group's Erin Dunne explains how organizations such as MEF are impacting the standardization of SD-WAN, and shares predictions on how the SD-WAN market might fare in 2021.

WiCipedia: AR-enabled murals meld science and art
WiCipedia | 11/13/2020

This week in our WiC roundup: AR-enabled murals celebrate women in STEM; tech unicorns are lacking in female leaders; how to excel in engineering; and more.

128 Technology's Sue Graham Johnston: Creating a session-aware network
CxO Spotlight | 11/11/2020

128 Technology's President Sue Graham Johnston joins the podcast to explain the company's approach to improving user experience of the network with session-aware routers, and how enterprises can develop security strategies to protect their assets.

NTT CMO: How to 'adjust and be agile' during a rebranding
Kelsey's Grammar | 11/6/2020

In part two of this series, Ruth Rowan emphasizes the importance of keeping the 'why' for a rebranding front and center, as well as how to minimize confusion and improve the employee and customer experience.

WiCipedia: How to be a better ally
WiCipedia | 11/6/2020

This week in our WiC roundup: Black and Latina women create pipelines to break into tech; trans workers flock to the tech industry; how to level up your allyship practice; and more.

NTT CMO: Rebranding a telco requires cultural sensitivity
Kelsey's Grammar | 11/5/2020

In this Women in Comms mentor spotlight, CMO Ruth Rowan shares the challenges and lessons learned as she led the charge in rebranding dozens of tech companies across multiple countries.

WiCipedia: Breaking through barriers and smashing inequality
WiCipedia | 10/30/2020

This week in our WiC roundup: Female founders raise initial capital faster; wage gap politics; new campaign urges women to dismiss boundaries; and more.

WiCipedia: Exclusive networking club affected by racism and pandemic cocktail
WiCipedia | 10/23/2020

This week in our WiC roundup: The Wing's co-founder issues a too-little-too-late apology to workers; incarcerated women struggle with tech access; the Israeli Army has questionable definitions of 'women in tech'; and more.

Cisco carves away at enterprise WAN complexity with new routers
News Analysis | 10/20/2020

Cisco has given its ISR and ASR routers a refresh with the Catalyst 8000 series to provide connectivity and security features in the data center, branch and edge.

Podcast: Telefonica targets fiber expansion
LRTV Interviews | 10/19/2020

Light Reading's Iain Morris and Kelsey Ziser discuss highlights from last week's BBWF event, including Telefonica's approach to fiber buildouts.

WiCipedia: Coming back stronger post-COVID
WiCipedia | 10/16/2020

This week in our WiC roundup: Ada Lovelace Day reminds us of the power of coming back stronger than before; tone-deaf ads can't stop won't stop; all the ways to learn how to code from home; and more.

Podcast: What's the story with SD-WAN security?
LRTV Interviews | 10/15/2020

This week: Light Reading's Kelsey Ziser on SD-WAN security updates in the age of remote work.

WiCipedia: Black Tech Fest 20 is the place to be
WiCipedia | 10/9/2020

This week in our WiC roundup: Black Tech Fest 20 is right around the corner; ADP is named the top large company for women in tech; women lack confidence, not skill; and more.

COVID-19 slams cable next-gen network upgrades
Column | 10/7/2020

Spending on major architectural overhauls has declined this year because of the pandemic as many cablecos have defaulted to performing quick network upgrades and meeting urgent bandwidth capacity demands.

Juniper jockeys for position in security space
News Analysis | 10/7/2020

Dell'Oro Group's Mauricio Sanchez says security is still an emerging business area for Juniper but that the company is well positioned there and looking to expand.

WiCipedia: Is Trump going to end diversity training in tech?
WiCipedia | 10/2/2020

This week in our WiC roundup: Harassment numbers in tech aren't improving; working moms of color find scholarship opportunity with The Mom Project; tech conferences aren't structured for women; and more.

Eurobites: Nokia celebrates its 5G century
News Analysis | 10/2/2020

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia cleared of profit-warning perfidiousness; BT clears out of Latin America; ETNO wheels out survey findings to prompt more 5G evangelism by governments.

NFV is still making headlines. Should it?
The Wizard of Roz | 9/25/2020

A recent announcement from SKT prompts a few questions about how committed telcos are to radical network transformations.

PacketFabric co-founder: Diverse leaders are cornerstones of inclusive teams
Kelsey's Grammar | 9/10/2020

PacketFabric's Anna Claiborne explains the formula for successfully leading a diverse team, the top cybersecurity concerns facing the telecom industry, and her professional advice for other women in comms.

Eurobites: Nokia lands transport deal with Italy's Open Fiber
News Analysis | 9/9/2020

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Leroy pops up at Deutsche Telekom; UK launches National Data Strategy; Sky plays ROXi music.

PacketFabric's co-founder: We can build a better telecom
Kelsey's Grammar | 9/4/2020

PacketFabric's Anna Claiborne explains how the company got its start, why network automation is a necessity, how to take calculated career risks and shares her advice for other women in comms in leadership positions.

WiCipedia: Falling short of the 2020 gender equality goal
WiCipedia | 9/4/2020

This week in our WiC roundup: The new and improved Grace Hopper Celebration goes online; cultural change is needed for gender equality; Black women in tech face challenge after challenge; and more.

WiCipedia: When tech and politics collide
WiCipedia | 8/28/2020

This week in our WiC roundup: Female keynoters battle harassment; data bias gets a fine-toothed comb-over; Congress may meet its first female founder; and more.

Podcast: What's the story with mobile money?
LRTV Interviews | 8/26/2020

This week: Paula Gilbert, editor of Connecting Africa, on mobile money and more.

Light Reading Hall of Fame 2020
LRTV Documentaries | 8/21/2020

The Hall of Fame welcomes FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, Dish Network Chairman Charlie Ergen, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki and Infonetics Research Co-Founder and Analyst Michael Howard.

WiCipedia: Networking helps get women on boards
WiCipedia | 8/21/2020

This week in our WiC roundup: Pinterest's discrimination story is far from over; diversity on boards; tackling bias head-on; and more.

WiCipedia: 'Damaging myths' about differences persist
WiCipedia | 8/14/2020

This week in our WiC roundup: Women Who Tech runs grant program for COVID startups; Black Girls Code plans to reach 1 million girls; celebrating a tech legend's impact; and more.

Podcast: What's the story with Peacock?
LRTV Interviews | 8/12/2020

On this episode of 'What's the Story?' – a new series from the Light Reading Podcast – Jeff Baumgartner talks with pod host Nicole Ferraro about NBC Universal's new streaming service, Peacock: the latest news, why it matters and what's likely to happen next.

WiCipedia: Diversity is about more than checking boxes
WiCipedia | 8/7/2020

This week in our WiC roundup: Snap announces hiring goals; diversity isn't just checking boxes; COVID-19 affects salary negotiations; and more.

Are telcos and hyperscalers destined to be frenemies?
The Wizard of Roz | 8/6/2020

Telcos and cloud providers are both customers and competitors. The move to 5G commercialization and private networks could deepen all sides of these complicated relationships.

Podcast: What's the story with open RAN?
LRTV Interviews | 8/5/2020

On this episode of 'What's the Story?' – a new series from the Light Reading Podcast – Iain Morris talks with pod host Nicole Ferraro about open RAN: the latest news, why it matters and what's likely to happen next.

WiCipedia: Female leaders bring higher profit margins
WiCipedia | 7/31/2020

This week in our WiC roundup: Free online summit for trans people in tech; speaking up as the only Black person in the room; COVID-19's job insecurity woes; and more.

Podcast: What's the story with cablecos?
LRTV Interviews | 7/29/2020

On this episode of 'What's the Story?' – a new series from the Light Reading Podcast – Alan Breznick talks with pod host Nicole Ferraro about cable companies' moves into wireless: the latest news, why it matters and what's likely to happen next.

WiCipedia: AI needs a diversity intervention
WiCipedia | 7/24/2020

This week in our WiC roundup: Female CEOs are on the rise; the stats on LGBTQ entrepreneurs; AI needs to check itself; and more.

Podcast: What's the story with Huawei bans?
LRTV Interviews | 7/22/2020

On this episode of 'What's the Story?' – a new series from the Light Reading Podcast – Phil Harvey talks with pod host Nicole Ferraro about bans on Huawei: the latest news, why it matters and what's likely to happen next.

Think, don't Tweet: A considered approach to cloud native
The Wizard of Roz | 7/22/2020

Will having the same team develop and manage cloud-native service provider applications result in smoother, more efficient operations in the long run?

WiCipedia: New inclusivity report for LGBTQ workers
WiCipedia | 7/17/2020

This week in our WiC roundup: The stats on LGBTQ inclusivity at work; how to self-advocate; caste systems follow Indian workers to the US; and more.

Herding cats: The quest for 'standard' NFVi
The Wizard of Roz | 7/16/2020

Network operators require a single common infrastructure to simplify operations and cut costs. But is there a single right answer to that problem?

Podcast: What's the story with SD-WAN?
LRTV Interviews | 7/15/2020

On this episode of 'What's the Story?' – a new series from the Light Reading Podcast – Kelsey Ziser talks with pod host Nicole Ferraro about SD-WAN: the latest news, why it matters and what's likely to happen next.

HPE fashionably late to SD-WAN party with Silver Peak acquisition
News Analysis | 7/15/2020

The addition of Silver Peak to HPE's Aruba will assist enterprises in their edge-to-cloud transformations – the ease of which they can access cloud applications, support remote workers, and put data closer to the user.

WiCipedia: Founders battle anti-racism, fight for equal-opportunity funding
WiCipedia | 7/10/2020

This week in our WiC roundup: Traditional funding enters the 21st century; unpaid labor at work; Pinterest is not the good guy of social media; and more.

Podcast: What's the story with Dish Network?
LRTV Interviews | 7/8/2020

On this episode of 'What's the Story?' – a new series from the Light Reading Podcast – Mike Dano talks with pod host Nicole Ferraro about Dish Network entering the wireless space: the latest news, why it matters and what's likely to happen next.

Eurobites: Ericsson trumpets standalone 5G NR software
News Analysis | 7/6/2020

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Colt appoints new CCO; using drones to fix cell towers; smart home devices losing their luster in MEA.

Vodafone's cloud-native journey: A mix of old school and new
The Wizard of Roz | 7/3/2020

The Cloud Native World program last week offered evidence of progressive telco thinking and the same old barriers to faster adoption of cloud-native architectures.

Podcast: What's the story with mobile data in Africa?
LRTV Interviews | 7/1/2020

On this episode of 'What's the Story?' – a new series from the Light Reading Podcast – Paula Gilbert, editor of LR's sister site Connecting Africa, talks with pod host Nicole Ferraro about mobile data growth in Africa: the latest news, why it matters and what's likely to happen next.

Eurobites: UK hints at Huawei volte-face
News Analysis | 7/1/2020

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom throws more cash at gaming; Three UK targets enterprise with Amdocs; EU adopts small cell rules.

Podcast: US Ignite's Mari Silbey on hybrid networks and new broadband business models
The Philter | 6/30/2020

US Ignite's Mari Silbey joins Light Reading's Kelsey Ziser and Phil Harvey for a discussion about what changes are ahead in how cities and companies can provide broadband to residents in underserved areas.

Light Reading virtualizing Cable Next-Gen event
Breznick Unbound | 6/30/2020

Instead of staging our usual in-person conference in Denver, we will now conduct a free, digital event over two full days in late August.

WiCipedia: How tech can evolve beyond performative activism
WiCipedia | 6/26/2020

This week in our WiC roundup: How companies can get past performative activism; steps to support women at work; Melinda Gates does it again; and more.

Eurobites: Ericsson offers 'try before you buy' 5G SA kits to enterprises
News Analysis | 6/25/2020

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telecom Italia sells Inwit stakes; Colt goes multicloud; Becks plows dough into esports.

Podcast: What's the story with HBO Max?
LRTV Interviews | 6/24/2020

On this episode of 'What's the Story?' – a new series from the Light Reading Podcast – Jeff Baumgartner talks with pod host Nicole Ferraro about HBO Max: the latest news, why it matters and what's likely to happen next.

CenturyLink and Cisco take aim at the moving target of secure remote access
News Analysis | 6/19/2020

Cisco and CenturyLink are just two among examples of vendors and service providers rethinking their remote access services to address new capacity and security concerns as more employees access private company documents from home.

WiCipedia: Facial recognition tech's heyday is over
WiCipedia | 6/19/2020

This week in our WiC roundup: New resources for women of color in tech; facial recognition software gets put on hold; the 'pipeline' excuse is getting old; and more.

NTT's Chaplin on instilling inclusivity in diverse teams
Kelsey's Grammar | 6/18/2020

Marilyn Chaplin tells WiC how to lead diverse and inclusive teams, NTT's initiatives to support women in leadership roles, and the challenges of managing a global – and increasingly mobile – workforce.

Podcast: What's the story with Rakuten and 5G?
LRTV Interviews | 6/17/2020

On the first episode of 'What’s the Story?' – a new series from the Light Reading Podcast – Iain Morris talks with pod host Nicole Ferraro about Rakuten's 5G launch: the latest news, why it matters and what's likely to happen next.

WiCipedia: Black female founders take on VC discrimination
WiCipedia | 6/12/2020

This week in our WiC roundup: Black female founders fight for a bigger slice of VC funds; can tech be less racist before society at large is?; COVID-19's impact on women of color; and more.

WiCipedia: How companies can align values with profits
WiCipedia | 6/5/2020

This week in our WiC roundup: The pandemic could negatively affect diversity efforts; companies like Cisco are aligning money with ethics; queer women and nonbinary people in tech get their own who's who list; and more.

WiCipedia: A post-pandemic restructuring opportunity for WiT
WiCipedia | 5/29/2020

This week in our WiC roundup: A free coding bootcamp for African American women in the UK; Google's diversity initiative conundrum; a 'new normal' for women in tech; and more.

Huawei's CFO doesn't get her way in Canadian court
The Philter | 5/27/2020

Canada's Supreme Court will allow its government to proceed with extradition hearings against Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, who is accused by US authorities of fraud and sanctions violations.

Podcast: Colt CEO Keri Gilder on new opportunities and global expansion
CxO Spotlight | 5/26/2020

After 18 months as its chief commercial officer, Keri Gilder has taken the top job at Colt Technology Services and, in this podcast, she speaks with Light Reading's Phil Harvey about how Colt's network is different and how she'll tackle leading a carrier during a pandemic.

WiCipedia: Women in tech roles hit hard by pandemic
WiCipedia | 5/22/2020

This week in our WiC roundup: The N95 mask's origin story; women in tech concerned about job loss; Intel announces new diversity goals; and more.

Eurobites: Euskatel goes nationwide under Virgin brand
News Analysis | 5/21/2020

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: top BT execs do the decent thing; TIM, Google collaborate on cloud services; Colt appoints new CEO.

WiCipedia: Making diversity a priority in job searches
WiCipedia | 5/15/2020

This week in our WiC roundup: How to tell if your future employer is focused on diversity; YouTube's policies leave room for error; women take the lead in cybersecurity practices; and more.

Light Reading sets digital Cable Next-Gen Europe event
Breznick Unbound | 5/13/2020

Instead of staging a live conference in London next month as previously planned, Light Reading will now run a free, digital event over two afternoons in mid-June because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Royston resigns as Optiva CEO
News Analysis | 5/11/2020

Optiva said the board couldn't meet Ms. Royston's compensation requests.

Technetix sees demand for supplies surge as cable ops bulk up self-install kits
CxO Spotlight | 5/11/2020

Along with a focus on near-term network and service needs, the pandemic is 'making every cable operator relook at their network,' says Technetix exec Sandy Howe.

WiCipedia: Is Oracle out of the frying pan on equal pay?
WiCipedia | 5/8/2020

This week in our WiC roundup: Women are more likely to be promoted, kindof; Oracle faces a potentially major payout to female plaintiffs; universities keep pushing for STEM diversity even with classes moved online; and more.

NTT's Santos on cybersecurity defense for COVID-19 responders
Kelsey's Grammar | 5/5/2020

In this Mentor Spotlight, Edith Santos explains how NTT is addressing the cybersecurity threat landscape in light of COVID-19 and why enterprises need buy-in at the top to implement a successful cybersecurity strategy.

Eurobites: Nokia bigwig Buvac makes tracks
News Analysis | 5/5/2020

Also in today's EMEA regional rounup: Openreach boss wants business rates cut; Virgin Media scores backhaul deal; Vodacom launches 5G in South Africa.

WiCipedia: Healthtech lacks diversity, just like the rest of tech
WiCipedia | 5/1/2020

This week in our WiC roundup: Coronavirus research needs to be diverse; a new tech memoir to add to your quarantine reading list; how to get to the top; and more.

Eurobites: Telecom Italia's offices reopen, but most will work remotely
News Analysis | 5/1/2020

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ursula Burns steps down at VEON; Swiss soldiers test coronavirus app; Three UK zero-rates video consultations with the NHS.

Podcast: Orange Business Services CEO Helmut Reisinger on coping with COVID-19
CxO Spotlight | 4/30/2020

OBS CEO Helmut Reisinger and SVP of Customer Services and Operations Aliette Mousnier Lompre discuss keeping customers connected and adapting quickly during the pandemic.

AT&T, Hughes and Verizon top SD-WAN leaderboard
News Analysis | 4/29/2020

The seven service providers on the leaderboard – AT&T, Hughes, Verizon, CenturyLink, Windstream, Aryaka and Comcast – each have 2% or more of installed and billable carrier-managed SD-WAN customer sites in the US as of year-end 2019.

WiCipedia: The ever-rising glass ceiling
WiCipedia | 4/24/2020

This week in our WiC roundup: The salary gap in tech hasn't left the building; the glass ceiling keeps getting higher; refugees gain machine learning skills in Bulgaria; and more.

Edge computing goes rural - really rural - with Trilogy Networks
News Analysis | 4/20/2020

RINA Wireless, Chat Mobility and Inland Cellular are the first three members of Trilogy Networks' Rural Cloud Initiative, an effort designed to take edge computing to the hinterlands.

WiCipedia: COVID-19 layoffs affect women more
WiCipedia | 4/17/2020

This week in our WiC roundup: Girls in tech go online for new skills; women are more affected than men in pandemic layoffs; data gaps have serious implications; and more.

ZTE director resigns following rape allegations
News Analysis | 4/14/2020

A ZTE board member has resigned after being accused of multiple sexual assaults on a teenage girl.

Podcast: South Korea's 5G prowess and progress
The Philter | 4/10/2020

Light Reading's Phil Harvey is joined by Omdia Senior Analyst Ramona Zhao, who provides some highlights from her recent report recapping South Korea's first year in 5G.

WiCipedia: 'Zoombombers' create video conferencing nightmare
WiCipedia | 4/10/2020

This week in our WiC roundup: 'Zoombombers' attack video conferencing app; building a networking group is worth the effort; wearable tech moves to undergarments; and more.

WiCipedia: Gender equality is imperative in city planning
WiCipedia | 4/3/2020

This week in our WiC roundup: Geochicas take to the streets; high schoolers as role models; how pandemics affect feminism; and more.

Metaswitch's Giuhat talks 5G opps for women in comms
Kelsey's Grammar | 3/27/2020

Women in Comms caught up with Giuhat to discuss how 5G may impact career opportunities for women in the industry, new developments in Metaswitch's UC platforms and the impact of mentors on her own career path.

WiCipedia: Working from home is bright spot of COVID-19 for many minority workers
WiCipedia | 3/27/2020

This week in our WiC roundup: Women in tech work from home and manage just about everything else; former and current employees of The Wing tell all; networking apps for professional women are flourishing; and more.

Light Reading resets Cable Next-Gen event for late August
Breznick Unbound | 3/25/2020

We now plan to hold our Cable Next-Gen Technologies & Strategies event in Denver on August 25-27 after postponing it earlier this month because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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