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Leading Lights 2019 Finalists: Most Innovative IoT/M2M Strategy
The Philter | 4/30/2019

Nokia, Senet, Sprint & Ericsson and Wind River all stood out as having compelling IoT strategies and approaches to a growing, lucrative market.

Three UK to cut two thirds of tech jobs in digital makeover
News Analysis | 4/30/2019

The smallest of the UK's mobile operators is set to get even smaller on the staffing side as it automates processes and moves IT systems into the public cloud.

Harmonic CEO: We Want to Be No. 1 in Cable Virtualization, DAA
News Analysis | 4/29/2019

Harmonic sees a big year ahead for its 'CableOS' platform and distributed access architecture deployments as vendor takes aim at a cable network market that's been led by Arris, Cisco and Casa Systems.

Alphabet Reports Cloud Expansion, but Slowing Ad Growth Stalls Shares
News Analysis | 4/29/2019

Google's parent company credited its cloud business with growing revenues, but slowing growth in the advertising business sent its stock down.

AT&T Flies 'Airship' to 5G Cloud
News Analysis | 4/29/2019

AT&T's 5G network cloud is built using Airship open source cloud infrastructure provisioning software, which goes to version 1 on Monday.

Eurobites: UK Fiber Challenger Looks to Raise £1B for Network Buildout
News Analysis | 4/29/2019

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Exponential-e teams up on data storage; small-cells M&A; T-Systems goes all-in with Azure; China's ambassador to UK sticks up for Huawei.

Leading Lights 2019 Finalists: Most Innovative Security Strategy
The Philter | 4/28/2019

Fortinet, ZTE, CUJO AI and Colt all had standout entries for most innovative security strategy in this year's Leading Lights contest.

Cox tests premium low-lag gaming service
News Analysis | 4/26/2019

MSO stresses that $14.99/month 'Cox Elite Gamer' service steers clear of net neutrality concerns because it does not prioritize or speed up Internet traffic.

Eurobites: ETSI & Linux Foundation Get Jiggy With IT
News Analysis | 4/26/2019

Also in today's regional roundup: Orange Spain tests Huawei 5G smartphone; KPN's numbers are heading south as it makes its 5G vendor decisions; and competitive device manufacturer Oppo is heading to Europe.

Juniper Foresees Service Provider Gloom
News Analysis | 4/25/2019

Juniper is hopeful its service provider business might pick up, but it isn't making promises. Overall Juniper revenues are down sharply in Q1.

Rackspace names third CEO in two years
News Analysis | 4/25/2019

Kevin Jones, who has experience in both transportation and enterprise technology, replaces Joe Eazor, who didn't last long.

Leading Lights 2019 Finalists: Most Innovative Telco Cloud Product Strategy (Vendor)
News Analysis | 4/24/2019

Thirteen vendors, from Altiostar to ZTE, are helping operators apply SDN and NFV technologies to transform their networks from the core to the edge.

Leading Lights 2019 Finalists: Most Innovative SD-WAN Service
News Analysis | 4/24/2019

With momentum running strong in the SD-WAN market, the Leading Lights award for the 'Most Innovative SD-WAN Service' received a flood of entries.

Vapor IO Dials Up Edge Computing Hotline to Amazon's AWS
News Analysis | 4/24/2019

Vapor IO is working with Crown Castle and Amazon to essentially develop a 'red phone' hotline between its edge computing data centers and the AWS data centers Amazon offers for cloud computing services.

Leading Lights 2019 Finalists: Most Innovative Business Cloud Service
The Philter | 4/23/2019

Colt Technology Services, Comcast Business and Vonage all had stand-out cloud service offerings for business customers in the past 12 months.

VMware Takes IoT Management to the Cloud
News Analysis | 4/23/2019

VMware Pulse IoT Center provides edge infrastructure and lifecycle management, and partners can get in on the action later this year.

Leading Lights 2019 Finalists: Telco Cloud Strategy
News Analysis | 4/23/2019

Three leading operators make the shortlist for telco cloud strategy for this year's Leading Lights.

DevOps Startup Harness.io Scores $60M Funding
News Analysis | 4/23/2019

Founded by Jyoti Bansal, who previously co-founded AppDynamics and sold it to Cisco for $3.7 billion, Harness.io provides continuous application integration and deployment (CICD) as a service.

Leading Lights 2019 Finalists: Most Innovative Edge Computing Strategy
News Analysis | 4/22/2019

Alef Edge, AT&T, Edgeworx, MobiledgeX, Qwilt, SK Telecom and Vapor IO are the Leading Lights 2019 Finalists for Most Innovative Edge Computing Strategy.

TiVo Fires Another Lawsuit at Comcast
News Analysis | 4/22/2019

This time around, TiVo/Rovi accuses Comcast of infringing on six patents and technologies used in a variety of DVR and non-DVR video devices, as well as broadband gateways.

Rogers Nets 100K X1-Based Video Subs in Q1, but Pay-TV Base Declines
News Analysis | 4/22/2019

Makes 'steady progress' with new IP-based video service based on Comcast's cloud platform, but admits rollout has a way to go.

Microsoft Acquires Express Logic for IoT Operating Systems
News Analysis | 4/18/2019

Express Logic's ThreadX realtime operating system will be Microsoft's choice in Internet of Things devices like light bulbs and temperature gauges that are highly constrained for power use and memory.

DriveNets Boasts Cloud-Native Router Breakthrough
News Analysis | 4/17/2019

Israeli startup claims to be first to market with a disaggregated router that supports 400G-per-port throughput as it courts major telcos and takes on the router establishment.

SD-WAN Startup CloudGenix Scores $65M Funding – but the Market Is Brutal
News Analysis | 4/17/2019

CloudGenix says it provides an alternative to NFV for telcos and communications service providers looking for a platform to deploy services over the cloud.

Who Else Should Be in the Light Reading Hall of Fame?
News Analysis | 4/16/2019

Know your role. Take our poll. Help our editors finish arguing which set of executives, inventors and luminaries will be among this year's inductees into the Light Reading Hall of Fame.

Nyansa Takes AI-Driven IoT Security to the Cloud
News Analysis | 4/15/2019

Networking startup Nyansa is adding Internet of Things security and management to its Voyance cloud-based application assurance service.

Slideshow: NAB 2019
Slide Shows | 4/12/2019

Behold! Not everything that happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. Check out some pics and caps from this week's video tech-fest in Sin City.

OTT-TV Latency Gap Starting to Close
News Analysis | 4/11/2019

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.

Help Data Scientists & Get Behind Acumos, Says Orange Exec
News Analysis | 4/11/2019

The Linux Foundation's AI initiative could do with more telecom operator members if it is to make a real impact.

Leading Lights 2019: The Finalists
News Analysis | 4/10/2019

Light Reading is delighted – nay, pumped – to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights Awards program, which is now in its 15th year.

Dish's Ergen Teases Fixed Wireless, Dynamic Pricing for 5G Network
News Analysis | 4/10/2019

Dish chairman Charlie Ergen says building a wireless network 'is harder than I thought it was going to be,' but reiterates plan to build a 5G offering that could enable dynamic pricing and fixed wireless services.

Viacom Taps Google for Video Lifecycle
News Analysis | 4/10/2019

It's an early win for Google Cloud's new telecom and media business chief, and for Google Cloud's new focus on established vertical industries.

Google Steps Up Enterprise Networking – Get Ready to Panic
News Analysis | 4/10/2019

Google launched several new services to connect enterprises with its cloud platform. The company says it's not competing with telcos, but it sure looks like they are.

Why a Megadeal Between Mobile & Hypercloud Could Happen
DanoVision | 4/10/2019

Mobile network operators like AT&T and Verizon might team with big cloud companies like Amazon or Microsoft to tackle edge computing.

Qualcomm Challenges Nvidia, Intel With AI Chip for Data Centers
News Analysis | 4/9/2019

Qualcomm is looking to capitalize on its expertise in mobile devices by building AI acceleration for the high-density, low-power constraints of modern data centers.

Google Extends Support to AWS & Azure – Wait, What?
News Analysis | 4/9/2019

Like the saying goes: 'If you can't beat 'em, join 'em.'

Eurobites: Telenor Buys DNA for Finnish Foray
News Analysis | 4/9/2019

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telekom Srbija and Ericsson virtualize the core; Cisco scores in Italy and France; Vodafone Egypt goes with Red Hat for cloud-based customer service upgrade; Three UK calls on Callsign for fraud prevention.

Juniper Bridges WAN, LAN & WiFi for Cloud SD-WAN
News Analysis | 4/9/2019

Juniper extends into a crowded market, but claims greater scalability and breadth than its competitors.

Startup Seeks Cable Edge in Edge Computing
LRTV Interviews | 4/8/2019

Mutable Founder & CEO Antonio Pellegrino explains how his New York startup aims to team with cable operators and other service providers to offer edge computing apps to customers.

Google Sets Sail for Bandwidth Breakthrough
News Analysis | 4/8/2019

Google looks likely to be first to commercial implementation of technology called space-division multiplexing (SDM) for significant bandwidth improvements.

CenturyLink Taps Streamroot for P2P Assist
News Analysis | 4/4/2019

Says the P2P-focused agreement will help CenturyLink expand into hard-to-reach areas and augment, not replace, its global content delivery network.

CommScope Wraps $7.4B Deal for Arris
News Analysis | 4/4/2019

Strategic aim of the merger centers on prep for the 5G transition, network convergence and complementary wireless tech spanning both licensed and unlicensed spectrum.

'Lean NFV' Aims to Reignite Virtualization
News Analysis | 4/4/2019

Nicira co-founder Scott Shenker and other networking visionaries issue a manifesto for technology they say can jump-start development for network functions virtualization (NFV).

Meet Verizon's New Network Team
News Analysis | 4/3/2019

Verizon is embarking on a new corporate structure that unifies its wireless and wireline network operations. Here's a look at some of the operator's top executives, and their organizational relationships, in Verizon's new network division.

Intel Doubles Down on 5G & NFV
News Analysis | 4/3/2019

The vendor lavishes an unusual amount of love on telcos and other network operators as it unveils an assortment of new networking, compute, memory and storage components.

Making the Most of OTT Video
Breznick Unbound | 4/2/2019

With streaming video still exploding, experts from across the video spectrum will discuss how to turn OTT into a compelling, secure and profitable platform to deliver content to multiple screens.

Rogers, Videotron Angle for X1 Edge
News Analysis | 4/2/2019

Like Shaw Communications in the western half of the nation, the two big Canadian cablecos are now rolling out their own syndicated versions of Comcast's cloud-based video platform in their respective regions.

Eurobites: T-Systems, SAP Cozy Up in the Cloud
News Analysis | 4/2/2019

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson and ABB make it official; Openet appoints new man in Asia-Pacific; ETSI issues standards for digital signatures on mobile devices.

AWS Hires SDN/NFV Pioneer
News Analysis | 4/2/2019

SDN/NFV pioneer Tetsuya Nakamura, until recently at CableLabs, has jumped ship to Amazon Web Services. Meanwhile, another SDN/NFV pioneer from CableLabs, Don Clarke, is taking time off.

Cujo AI's Peiro: Locked In on Home Network & IoT Security Market
CxO Spotlight | 4/1/2019

The startup, with Comcast and Charter in its corner, believes its AI and machine learning-driven analysis platform steers clear of data privacy concerns raised by those that rely on deep packet inspection tech.

ADC Vendor Kemp Bought by Investor
News Analysis | 4/1/2019

Acquisition of the 18-year-old vendor, which provides application delivery controllers (ADCs) and load balancers, follows a much more spectacular deal where competitor F5 bought NGINX for $670 million.

Putting AI to Work With Hardhats
LRTV Interviews | 4/1/2019

Blitzz CEO Rama Sreenivasan explains how his startup uses AI and augmented reality to help cable technicians resolve customer service problems in the field.

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