Canines conquer computer company's customer confab.
This week in our WiC roundup: Chinese women hired to 'calm' programmers; diversity pays off for companies; are all-female panels good for women?; and more.
CenturyLink confirms plans to cut 2% of its workforce, blaming the merger and automation for the move.
Universal customer premises equipment (uCPE) systems are growing rapidly, paving the way for new opportunities, lowered costs and increased performance overall.
UK operator will cut up to 6% of jobs according to reports as it looks to get its business back on track for investors.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: MTN thrives in Ghana and Nigeria; Telia concerned about government snooping; and royal wedding news!!!
The service provider is deploying VMware's VeloCloud SD-WAN service across its 24-state market.
Five companies made the finals in this competitive category of Leading Lights 2018.
You've already heard of the zero-touch network, and even the zero-person NOC. But what about the NOCless, SOCless telco?
Wholesale operator finds friendlier regulatory environment and growing demand for backbone services.
At BCE, find out how intent-based networking could be a boon to service providers' goals of simplifying their complex networks.
The Company of the Year (Private) title is awarded to the privately held firm that stands out from its competitors, innovates constantly, makes investors proud, and makes employees happy. Let's have a look at the finalists.
Remember the good times.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange backs voice-enabled AI specialist; Spotify hits bum note in first earnings report; France-IX exchange gets it on with Epsilon.
Advances in NFV have made it a technology that is now used by CSPs across the globe.
Four worthy women from the worlds of cable, the enterprise, data centers and B/OSS make our shortlist for the year's Most Inspiring Woman in Comms.
German operator puts up 5G antennas in Berlin and now looks all set for a commercial 5G launch in the German capital.
Indian authorities have approved plans for in-flight connectivity services, an expansion of WiFi hotspots and the establishment of a telecom ombudsman.
As Michel Combes gets ready to take over as new CEO.
Major changes at the top at Sprint, as the company waits to see if it will be allowed to merge with T-Mobile.
It is getting increasingly hard to buy a Huawei-made smartphone in the US.
Cisco, Comcast, Evolution Digital, Harmonic, Huawei and Nokia make up this year's group of six Leading Lights finalists for standout cable/video products or services.
AT&T, Comcast, Orange and Telenet each bring something different to innovating in cloud services.
5G requires a huge change in how network operators build their networks to accommodate wireless data. At BCE, the use of CRANs and the challenges they present will take center stage.
The role of open source in the telecoms sector still divides opinion - and that's why we're debating it at BCE in Austin.
The envelope please...
Latest initiative, ODTN Project, takes aim at integrated optical networking gear with disaggregation, open source software.
Despite lower CPE sales, Arris racks up higher revenues in Q1, thanks to stronger sales for its DOCSIS 3.1-enabled CCAP and Ruckus enterprise networking products.
The transition to white box networking could be especially painful for Juniper.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Tele2 launches MVNO in Russia; Orange gets some Israeli cybersecurity help; Swisscom's core business down.
If a merger between T-Mobile and Sprint falls short of its targets, it could add to the pressure on Deutsche Telekom in Germany.
Executive Producer Janet Leahy, President of Arrow Solutions Kathy Boelter, CEO of Women of Wall Street Karen Ashworth Macfarlane and the Founder and CEO of Corporate Cowgirl Up Wendy Bohling join WiC Director Sarah Thomas in Denver to discuss ways to combat sexual harassment in the workplace, help women advance and level the playing field.
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.
The 'un-carrier' expects to make money with its Sprint roaming deal and the combined firm won't have to spend some $8 billion in capex because of complementary network coverage.
Colt, Intelsat and Reliance Jio are the finalists for transformation strategy in 2018, for three very different efforts.
Accompany CEO Amy Chang replaces Rowan Trollope, who's leaving to become CEO of another company.
As its self-driving network story takes hold, networking vendor Juniper's stock performance earned it a 'sell' rating from at least one big Wall Street analyst.
Ciena has cut some staff from its support unit, but the company said it already warned of a multi-year transformation in that group.
Apstra, Cohere and Juniper are the shortlisted candidates for the outstanding communications technology vision award.
Sixth software release also continues hardening of NFVi, testing and other functions to further commercialize NFV.
BCE keynoter James Feger says it's key to not only consider the operational changes that need to occur to support virtualization, but also build in automation along the way.
Organizations are going to multiple public cloud providers, as well as on-premises private cloud, to meet business needs, says Kip Compton, vice president of Cisco Cloud Platform and Solutions Group.
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.
VMware fits recently acquired VeloCloud into a networking strategy that makes the data center one nexus for applications and data among many, stretching from the edge to the cloud.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Facebook uses delaying tactics in data privacy case; former Autonomy exec convicted of fraud; paper planes fly as Russians protest blocking of Telegram app.
Adds Kubernetes support to AppDynamics and CloudCenter to integrate orchestration of legacy and containerized applications.
WhatsApp CEO and co-founder Jan Koum has resigned following reports that he has clashed with parent company Facebook over strategy plans. This spells bad news for Facebook, says Pamela Clark-Dickson from research and consulting house Ovum.
India's newest network operator has reported profits for its fiscal fourth quarter, but there are signs of a slowdown.
Although most communications service providers (CSPs) in this focus group are planning to deploy machine learning by the end of this year, widespread adoption will hit barriers with service providers until machine learning applicability is proven.
The government has a fallback position if its strategy to block the AT&T acquisition of Time Warner doesn't succeed outright.