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Job Alert! BT Needs a New CTO
Shades of Ray | 1/11/2016

Critical appointment for UK incumbent as it once again adds mobile to the mix and takes its first steps towards a virtualized cloud infrastructure.

Eurobites: BT Eyes Joint Ventures With DT
News Analysis | 1/11/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: broadband boost for Cameroon; Telenor upgrades in Norway; Vivacom sale approved.

CEO Chat With Avi Freedman, Kentik
Between the CEOs | 1/11/2016

Kentik's Avi Freedman talks to Steve Saunders, Light Reading's CEO and founder, about his company's analytics and network visibility tools, and how they differ from what's already on the market.

BT Names Clive Selley as New Openreach CEO
News Analysis | 1/11/2016

Selley will replace Joe Garner before the end of March and takes over at a transitional time for BT and the Openreach business.

Cisco's Rebecca Jacoby: 'Define Success on Your Own Terms'
Mentor Monday | 1/11/2016

The key to success is self-awareness -- figuring out the group you want to associate with and what you want to accomplish, says Cisco's senior VP of operations.

Dramatic Changes Loom in Network Security
LRTV Documentaries | 1/11/2016

Network-based security services represent a big opportunity for service providers if they are able to create distributed, intelligent threat detection.

Looking Beyond DOCSIS 3.1
LRTV Interviews | 1/11/2016

Cox's Jeff Finkelstein discusses where cable is heading with DOCSIS, SDN, NFV, software-based networking, 5G, open source and other new technologies.

A CES Chronicle: Dish, Google & More
MariNation | 1/11/2016

A CES stream of insights.

Huawei Threatens Cisco With Application Driven Networking
News Analysis | 1/11/2016

ADN is a principle for building networks that adapt to the needs of the application, based on open components.

Juniper to Remove Controversial Security Code
News Analysis | 1/10/2016

Company plans to upgrade the NetScreen Screen OS in the first half of 2016 to eliminate code that could be used to introduce a serious security vulnerability.

Nokia Confirms Leadership Team
News Analysis | 1/8/2016

Nokia executives will take ten of the 13 top spots in the newly merged company.

Liberty Global Sees More M&A Coming
News Analysis | 1/8/2016

Liberty Global CEO Mike Fries expects more deals in both Europe and Latin America as the global MSO seeks more cable and mobile growth.

Sprint CFO: 600MHz Auction Will Not Deliver Enough Spectrum
News Analysis | 1/8/2016

Sprint will concentrate on adding capacity instead.

What's All the Hype Around HPE?
News Analysis | 1/8/2016

Most LR readers say the new name is neutral at best and confusing at worst, but then aren't we all afraid of change?

India Unlikely to Attract Foreign Telcos
News Analysis | 1/8/2016

Despite recent consolidation, India will have a hard time attracting foreign telcos.

Eurobites: Vodafone Slams 'Snoopers' Charter'
News Analysis | 1/8/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT to keep EE brand; Enea buys Centred Logic; carrier aggregation testing breakthrough; Slovak Telecom converges its billing.

Twitter's Legal Battle in Turkey Has Wider Implications
Shades of Ray | 1/8/2016

Microblogging giant is taking legal action to quash a fine imposed by Turkey's communications watchdog.

Samsung Expects Q4 Profit Rise But Warns of Tough 2016
News Analysis | 1/8/2016

World's biggest smartphone maker thinks conditions will be tough this year.

SCTE Chief Sets Goals for 2016
LRTV Interviews | 1/8/2016

In this video interview, SCTE President & CEO Mark Dzuban discusses DOCSIS 3.1 training, energy standards, virtualization and much more.

Infoblox CEO on Security
Between the CEOs | 1/8/2016

In Part 1 of this CEO interview, Steve Saunders, CEO of Light Reading, sits down with Jesper Anderson, CEO of Infoblox, to discuss perimeter defense, the new boundary of DNS and the new security threat to service providers.

How IoT Forked the Mobile Roadmap
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 1/7/2016

After a two-decade arms race to ever greater bandwidth and speed, 2015 saw a bifurcation in the mobile industry.

Shaw 'Hatches' Free Range TV
News Analysis | 1/7/2016

Shaw's new Free Range IPTV service is all Comcast X1.

Adtran Outlook Will Brighten in 2016 – Analyst
News Analysis | 1/7/2016

Broadband equipment maker is poised to secure work with CAF beneficiaries and CenturyLink this year, according to MKM Partners.

Verizon Eyeing Smart Cities Too
News Analysis | 1/7/2016

Just like AT&T, Verizon wants to get hot – oh, wait – smart in the city.

Is DT's Qivicon in a Quagmire?
News Analysis | 1/7/2016

Deutsche Telekom's smart home platform appears to have missed targets of recruiting service provider partners and may be floundering amid growing competition from other platform providers.

Eurobites: Ericsson & Qualcomm Trial LSA
News Analysis | 1/7/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson's latest IoT offerings; Italian government goes it alone on high-speed broadband; Deutsche Telekom's US worker trouble.

Chinese Cable Companies Make a Play for LTE
News Analysis | 1/6/2016

The deployment of 700MHz spectrum by China's cable operators poses a dilemma for the telecom sector.

Rovi Debuts Fan TV-Based Discovery System
News Analysis | 1/6/2016

The company's Fan TV Platform aims to provide content discovery across multiple sources of content. It is available on a SaaS basis, or providers can integrate elements into their own guides.

Why Carriers Are Adopting SD-WAN
Column | 1/6/2016

The biggest advantage that SD-WAN provides carriers is end-to-end control over services to the customer premises.

Donovan: AT&T Beating Moore's Law
News Analysis | 1/6/2016

AT&T's network performance is now improving at a pace that exceeds the classic measurement of computing performances, thanks in part to SDN, says John Donovan.

T-Mobile Attracts 8 Million More Customers
News Analysis | 1/6/2016

The carrier has added 16 million new subscribers in just two years, to exceed a total of 63 million customers.

Netflix: The Birth of a Global TV Network
News Analysis | 1/6/2016

The TV industry just went global.

RJio Sputters Into Lyf With 4G 'Launch'
News Analysis | 1/6/2016

India's new entrant has taken the wraps off its 4G service, but only for employees of its parent company.

Cisco Planning Virtualization Appliance – Reports
News Analysis | 1/6/2016

Readying a 'hyperconverged' appliance in partnership with a software startup, according to reports.

Shaw Selects Cisco's New Open CDN Platform
News Analysis | 1/6/2016

Cisco's new CDN platform traces its roots back to Comcast's open sourced CDN technology.

Verizon Seeks $2.5B From Data Center Sale – Report
News Analysis | 1/6/2016

Operator is said to have put 48 data centers up for auction just weeks after dismissing reports it was looking to sell its enterprise unit.

Eurobites: Swisscom Gets a Gig to a Million
News Analysis | 1/6/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange and Partner split in Israel; new boss for Truphone; Serbian incumbent manages devices with AlcaLu.

Ericsson's Secret Cloud Recipe
Between the CEOs | 1/6/2016

In this interview, Steve Saunders, CEO of Light Reading, sits down with Paul McNamara, VP of Cloud Strategy at Ericsson, to discuss the vendor's new product, configuration files and the new trends of 2016.

Dish Ups the Ante in Vegas With HopperGO
News Analysis | 1/6/2016

HopperGO solves the security problem to make recorded content portable and sharable.

PCCW Taps CPLANE for OpenStack Cloud Management
News Analysis | 1/6/2016

CPLANE will provide service and orchestration software for PCCW's global cloud service.

AT&T Deal Puts 4G in 10 Million New Fords by 2020
News Analysis | 1/5/2016

Ma Bell extends Connected Car relationship with Ford through new multi-year 4G on wheels deal.

Video Industry Finally Defines 4K
News Analysis | 1/5/2016

The Ultra HD Alliance has published its specification that defines the minimum requirements for what qualifies as ultra HD.

AT&T Going Big on Smart Cities
News Analysis | 1/5/2016

Operator announces aggressive push, starting with Atlanta, Chicago and Dallas, and including partners such as Cisco, Ericsson, IBM and Intel.

Orange May Become Bank With Groupama Takeover
News Analysis | 1/5/2016

The French telecom operator plans to launch a range of banking services in France in 2017.

3 Cool Things Before CES Even Starts
News Analysis | 1/5/2016

It's not all robots and Star Wars at CES 2016.

China Unicom, Telefónica Launch Big Data JV
News Analysis | 1/5/2016

The two operators have taken their strategic alliance on to new turf with the formation of a joint venture in China that focuses on big data.

Is the New York AG Off-Base on Broadband?
Column | 1/5/2016

There's more to broadband performance than throughput.

AT&T Readies Low-Power LTE for IoT
News Analysis | 1/5/2016

AT&T has a cat 1 LTE module for low-power LTE applications coming out ahead of CES.

Check Your Virtualized Blind Spot
Column | 1/5/2016

Network Packet Brokers are key to mitigating enterprise network blind spots -- but unless chosen wisely, they can compromise visibility.

Eurobites: Orange Confirms Bouygues Talks
News Analysis | 1/5/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: O2 to use AT&T's smart home platform in UK; Intel buys German drone company; TDC and Huawei open technology showcase.

BT Taps Cisco for New Security Architecture
News Analysis | 1/5/2016

Integrated, multi-layer approach will be used to strengthen BT's network defenses and enable its new managed security services portfolio.

Charter-TWC Merger Review Delayed
News Analysis | 1/5/2016

The FCC is suspending the clock for two weeks in order to digest documents submitted by the two companies.

Vodafone Defines Innovation at Enterprise Studio
News Analysis | 1/5/2016

The carrier partners with enterprise customers to generate ideas for New IP transformation.

Yahoo Shutters Yahoo Screen
News Analysis | 1/4/2016

Video represents yet another dead end for the company still trying furiously to make itself more relevant.

Overture Networks NFV Solutions
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase | 1/4/2016

Overture's VP of Product Management Houck Reed discusses how his company's NFV solutions are helping customers to deploy new services.

Allera Will Replace Swantee as EE CEO
News Analysis | 1/4/2016

UK mobile operator's chief commercial officer will become the new boss, following the completion of BT's $18.4 billion takeover.

Eurobites: Alcatel-Lucent Reaches Finnish Line
News Analysis | 1/4/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Olaf Swantee to leave EE; Ericsson, Volvo collaborate on streaming for self-driving cars.

Say Hello to HaLow, the New WiFi Spec for IoT
News Analysis | 1/4/2016

HaLow is a new IoT networking specification from the Wi-Fi Alliance, but the first HaLow product certifications aren't expected until 2018.

From Head of Bell Labs to Cisco Cloud Guru
Between the CEOs | 1/4/2016

After moving up the ranks at Alcatel-Lucent's Bell Labs, Gee Rittenhouse is now Cisco's cloud guru. In part one of this interview with Steve Saunders, he discusses how he consolidated the efforts of over 1,500 developers working on Cisco's move towards the cloud. Now he's focused on helping service provider customers develop new business opportunities from virtualized networks.

Orange Gets Serious About $10.9B Bouygues Takeover – Report
News Analysis | 1/4/2016

France's telecom incumbent has reportedly signed a confidentiality agreement with Bouygues as it looks to acquire the country's number-three operator.

Finding the Right Home for Cloud Apps
Column | 1/4/2016

Finding a place to run your apps is like shopping for real estate.

EMC Cuts Jobs Ahead of Dell Takeover
News Analysis | 1/4/2016

As part of its cost-cutting program ahead of its acquisition by Dell, EMC has started a headcount cull that will cost $250 million in charges.

A Peek Inside AT&T Partner Solutions
Slide Shows | 1/4/2016

This entrepreneurial unit is expanding its responsibility to include wholesale services and agents, but keeping its agile method of operating within the bigger AT&T.

AlcaLu's Gorti: Diversity Shouldn't Be an Initiative
Mentor Monday | 1/4/2016

It should be a standard practice throughout the organization, not a one-off thing, the soon-to-be head of Nokia's NFV strategy says.

5G Faces Key Decisions in 2016
LRTV Documentaries | 1/4/2016

Heavy Reading's Gabriel Brown says the wireless industry needs to come to consensus on some key decisions regarding 5G in 2016.

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