Prime Reading | 12/8/2015 | 2 comments
Get your hands on the results of the first New IP Agency (NIA) NFV Interoperability Evaluation, focused on multivendor NFV infrastructure (NFVi) and Virtual Network Functions (VNF) interoperability.
Prime Reading | 12/8/2015 | 2 comments
African telcos can no longer depend on subscriber growth and voice services for their prosperity. So now they need a much greater focus on data services and that shift may force them to change beyond recognition.
Prime Reading | 12/1/2015 | 2 comments
The Swedish giant's head of strategy, Rima Qureshi, is always looking for new M&A and investment opportunities and it seems there are a couple on the horizon.
Prime Reading | 11/25/2015 | 5 comments
Hong Kong's PCCW has taken its video strategy into the OTT realm with the launch of its Viu service. PCCW Media Managing Director Janice Lee talks to Light Reading.
Prime Reading | 11/23/2015 | 2 comments
With the proliferation of fiber-optic broadband technologies for FTTH and FTTB deployments, operators face tough decisions when upgrading their networks to meet future needs.
Prime Reading | 11/13/2015 | 1 comment
Open source projects have their own dynamic, and even well-meaning participants can drive them off the rails.
Prime Reading | 11/11/2015 | 6 comments
The 'Ciscosson' strategic partnership has sent shock waves across the industry. So what do various industry observers have to say?
Prime Reading | 10/30/2015 | 1 comment
On this day 90 years ago...
Prime Reading | 10/23/2015 | 1 comment
The second instalment of a two-part report into what test specialists EANTC found out when they went to Cisco's labs to perform an independent evaluation of the IP networking vendor's NFV infrastructure (NFVi).
Prime Reading | 10/19/2015 | 1 comment
Some of Europe's biggest service providers are basing their broadband futures around the continued use of copper.
Prime Reading | 10/12/2015 | 3 comments
Test specialists EANTC went to Cisco's labs to perform an independent evaluation of the IP networking vendor's NFV infrastructure (NFVi) – here's the first instalment of what happened and EANTC's findings.
Prime Reading | 10/8/2015 | Post a comment
Europe remains a letdown for the bandwidth guzzlers of broadband, but change may be afoot.
Prime Reading | 10/5/2015 | 1 comment
Real-world challenges come with the territory as NFV starts to see practical implementations.
Prime Reading | 8/27/2015 | 4 comments
Telecom vendors are taking an increasing interest in the utility industry's efforts to migrate to IP and secure critical infrastructure.
Prime Reading | 8/24/2015 | Post a comment
2014 was a lucrative year for the top dogs at telecom vendors, who were paid big bucks for driving turnarounds, M&A, continued relevancy or brand revivals.
Prime Reading | 8/18/2015 | 2 comments
Cable operators and media companies paid their executives well in 2014, up to $156 million in the case of one lucky CEO.
Prime Reading | 7/29/2015 | 11 comments
The chief executive of Sprint received more in total compensation last year than any other operator in Light Reading's study, with Telefónica's Cesar Alierta the highest earner in Europe.
Prime Reading | 7/20/2015 | 6 comments
Heather Kirksey knows both well, as a key player in developing the TR-69 standard and now as head of OPNFV, and she offers insights into why open source works better and faster in today's move to virtualization.
Prime Reading | 6/29/2015 | Post a comment
We've added five more notable industry figures into the Light Reading Hall of Fame – find out who they are!
Prime Reading | 6/16/2015 | 2 comments
It's not only communications service providers that are transforming – vendors need a new set of capabilities, skills, support services and engagements to stay relevant in today's telco landscape.
Prime Reading | 5/26/2015 | 8 comments
The social network is leading the drive to bring open source to networking software -- and even hardware.
Prime Reading | 5/15/2015 | 2 comments
Two senior managers of SK Telecom's 5G Tech Lab and Corporate R&D Center share their thoughts on what 5G will entail, how small cells, WiFi, SDN and NFV factor in and more.
Prime Reading | 5/7/2015 | Post a comment
Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights Awards, which is now in its 11th year.
Prime Reading | 5/6/2015 | 1 comment
Industry test specialists at EANTC explain why their visit to Cisco's labs to test some of the vendor's service provider virtualization solutions opened up a new chapter for them and the market.
Prime Reading | 4/30/2015 | Post a comment
French network monitoring and analytics specialist is on a mission to help mobile operators improve their customer care and customer satisfaction ratings.
Prime Reading | 4/27/2015 | 1 comment
Self-styled 'challenger' Tele2 moved early to integrate its networks and IT teams and that's paying off for the pan-European operator as it embraces NFV.
Prime Reading | 4/23/2015 | Post a comment
A primer on the numerous organizations – some standards-oriented, some regional and some research-oriented – that have formed to tackle deploying 5G networks by 2020.
Prime Reading | 4/14/2015 | 1 comment
After being bought by Shaw Communications last year, regional data center operator ViaWest is continuing to expand, confident that demand will follow.
Prime Reading | 4/6/2015 | 3 comments
Heavy Reading analyst Gabriel Brown shares his thoughts on 5G's requirements, potential, challenges, leaders and more.
Prime Reading | 3/25/2015 | 3 comments
When it comes to 4G, Telefónica is prioritizing coverage and quality over dazzle.
Prime Reading | 3/11/2015 | Post a comment
Following a frantic acquisition spree, MACOM has broadened its semiconductor offerings for the optical sector.
Prime Reading | 3/3/2015 | 3 comments
How independent test lab EANTC and Light Reading put Cisco's programmable service provider network through its paces in order to create and deliver business VPN services.
Prime Reading | 3/2/2015 | 2 comments
Grant Castle, T-Mobile VP of engineering services and QA, talks to Light Reading about the carrier's spectrum position, plans for LTE-U, RCS, small cells and more.
Prime Reading | 2/10/2015 | Post a comment
As head of Communications Services and Product Innovation, Ian Small is inventing the future at Telefónica.
Prime Reading | 2/3/2015 | 2 comments
Startup says it's close to commercial deployments of a personal cell technology that uses interference between radio signals to boost LTE performance 25-times over.
Prime Reading | 2/3/2015 | 1 comment
Russia's biggest mobile operator is charting a new course to remain ahead of its rivals.
Prime Reading | 1/30/2015 | 2 comments
Light Reading held its first 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Reykjavik, Iceland, in December 2014. It was cold but the topics of discussion were most definitely hot.
Prime Reading | 1/2/2015 | 1 comment
CES is here, and so is our preview of some of the top TV and networking tech trends at the show, including IoT, smart home solutions and new pay-TV services.
Prime Reading | 12/29/2014 | 6 comments
Virtualization has sparked renewed interest in the OSS and BSS sectors -- here are some of the Service Provider IT (SPIT) companies to watch in the coming year.
Prime Reading | 12/26/2014 | Post a comment
It's been a year of major change for small cells and those championing them, so we're looking back on 2014's movers and shakers to see who's moved and who's still shaking.
Prime Reading | 12/11/2014 | 3 comments
When you talk to Telekom Austria CTO Günther Ottendorfer about NFV, the conversation quickly turns to people.
Prime Reading | 12/5/2014 | 10 comments
SDN is one of the technologies that all the vendors are talking about, but which companies and open source projects have developed SDN controllers?
Prime Reading | 12/3/2014 | 7 comments
When Brocade wanted its Vyatta virtual router put through performance tests, a different set of criteria needed to be drawn up.
Prime Reading | 11/24/2014 | 13 comments
French firm is developing partnerships with mobile operators to extend its reach beyond Europe.
Prime Reading | 11/13/2014 | Post a comment
SevOne is helping the Canadian carrier use analytics to understand the usage on its LTE network and eliminate waste in the form of excess LTE and unused 2G and 3G spectrum.
Prime Reading | 11/3/2014 | 2 comments
Cisco is reorganizing 25,000 engineers in an effort to improve customer responsiveness, streamline development and make technology reusable across the company.
Prime Reading | 10/9/2014 | 1 comment
Carriers lacking the size and resources to do it right are best outsourcing.
Prime Reading | 10/2/2014 | 5 comments
For telecom operators, hosting their own data centers can be key to fending off the threat from OTT providers and gaining control of strategic technology.
Prime Reading | 9/11/2014 | Post a comment
Vodafone's Dr. Alan Law shares his thoughts on rural areas, virtualization, multimode and more, ahead of taking over as chairman of the Forum on Oct. 1.
Prime Reading | 8/7/2014 | 3 comments
Colt was implementing SDN and NFV in its data centers before those terms had even been coined.
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