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MetTel hires Corey Cohen to lead Channel Marketing
News Wire Feed | 1/12/2022

Cohen will be responsible for driving continued growth in the partner channel through education, awareness and resource sharing programs.

Nokia passes control to CSPs to deploy applications on its broadband devices
News Wire Feed | 10/13/2021

Nokia introduces application containers enabling communication service providers (CSPs) to easily install applications on customer premise equipment.

Jana Henthorn, CEO of The Cable Center, to retire at end of 2021
News Wire Feed | 8/31/2021

Henthorn joined the organization in 2004 and was named president and CEO in 2016. The board has begun the process of naming her successor.

Charter's Karen Zumwalt wins Catherine Oakes Scholarship
News Wire Feed | 8/4/2021

Annual scholarship program, run through the SCTE Foundation and WICT, is named after Catherine Oakes, a long-time SCTE exec who died in 2013.

Leading Lights Awards early-bird pricing ends on June 1
News Wire Feed | 5/26/2021

Light Reading today announced that early-bird pricing for entries to Light Reading's Leading Lights awards program will be ending soon.

SCTE Foundation seeks applications for Oakes Scholarship
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2021

Annual scholarship was created to honor the late Catherine Oakes, a former SCTE exec who died unexpectedly in 2013.

AnitaB.org announces the participation of Malala Yousafzai at Grace Hopper Celebration EMEA
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2021

Renowned human rights activist will join AnitaB.org President and CEO Brenda Darden Wilkerson in fireside chat.

Navisite launches 'Next Steminist' scholarship program to encourage young women in STEM
News Wire Feed | 4/5/2021

$10,000 awards designed to help female undergraduates get started in STEM and pave the way for the next generation of technology leaders and innovators.

CSG hires chief people and places officer
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2021

Patricia Elias joins CSG from Service Source International.

Comcast's FreeWheel names Yuling Ma as CTO
News Wire Feed | 2/22/2021

Ma was most recently SVP of engineering and general manager, overseeing FreeWheel's Beijing office.

FirstBoard.io releases top 50 listing of board-ready women in tech
News Wire Feed | 2/3/2021

The list recognizes prominent and established female leadership that have collectively managed 100 acquisitions worth more than $55 billion and nearly 20 IPOs.

Girls in Tech launches job board
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2020

Tech is bulking up workforces to weather COVID's impact on existing employees.

WICT Rocky Mountain's 'Tech It Out' event goes virtual
News Wire Feed | 10/19/2020

Event is set for November 12 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. MST, to feature speakers from Comcast, Charter, CableLabs and more.

Girls in Tech Adds to its Board of Directors
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2020

CEO of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Raquel Tamez and SVP of Global Alliances at Trend Micro Sanjay Mehta join the cause.

AnitaB.org names ADP the top large company for women technologists
News Wire Feed | 9/29/2020

Through its annual industry benchmark for the representation of women in technology, nonprofit social enterprise AnitaB.org has named ADP the 2020 Top Companies for Women Technologists Winner in the Large Technical Workforce category.

Chris Dedicoat joins PacketFabric Board of Directors as chairman
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2020

Former worldwide sales executive for Cisco brings 25-plus years of networking and enterprise sales experience to PacketFabric's networking-as-a-service business.

Ex-Defy Media, Alloy executive Gina Sheldon named general counsel, fuboTV
News Wire Feed | 7/23/2020

Sheldon has broad experience across legal and business affairs, strategy and operations for both public and private companies.

Microsoft's Peggy Johnson to be CEO of Magic Leap
News Wire Feed | 7/7/2020

Peggy Johnson, who has worked at Microsoft and Qualcomm, will be the CEO of struggling virtual reality company Magic Leap.

Optiva announces interim management changes
News Wire Feed | 7/2/2020

Robert Stabile, lead independent director of the company, has assumed day-to-day oversight of the company's senior executive team on an interim basis.

Juniper hires new CIO
News Wire Feed | 6/25/2020

Former TIBCO and Knight Ridder exec takes over to help Juniper's IT strategy take shape.

Hilary Mine from Nokia elected new president of DigitalEurope
News Wire Feed | 6/19/2020

DigitalEurope's General Assembly has elected Hilary Mine, VP and Market Unit Leader for the Nordics, Baltics and Benelux at Nokia, as its first female president.

Light Reading hires Fiona Graham as its new editorial director
News Wire Feed | 6/5/2020

Award-winning multimedia journalist, editor and content strategist brings her talents to Light Reading.

Telenor changes management team adding 43% women
News Wire Feed | 5/27/2020

'With these changes, we will have 43 percent women in the executive management, exceeding our 35 percent target, as well as three nationalities,' Telenor CEO Sigve Brekke said in a media statement.

Starz hires original programming prez
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2020

Christina Davis was head of drama series development for CBS for 11 years.

Abby Kearns becomes a Puppet master
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2020

Can she do it? Yes she Kearns!

SCTE Foundation seeks Oakes Scholarship applicants
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2020

Scholarship was created to honor Cathy Oakes, an SCTE/ISBE exec who died suddenly in 2013.

Global female income to reach $24 trillion in 2020, says Frost & Sullivan
News Wire Feed | 3/9/2020

In honor of International Women's Day, experts share key findings on the female economy.

Matrixx Software Announces Glo Gordon CEO
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2020

Dave Labuda appointed non-executive chairman of the board and senior advisor.

Verizon Media Hires Former Gap CTO
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2020

Verizon Media hires Rathi Murthy, a senior technology exec who held leadership roles at Gap, American Express, as its new CTO.

Women Report More Welcoming Environment in Tech Workplaces, Survey Says
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2019

Smaller firms have more than twice as many women in leadership roles than larger firms.

WICT Rocky Mountain's 'Tech It Out' Sells Out, Offers Streaming Option
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2019

Conference set for November 14 in Denver.

AWIP Launches NYC Chapter to Bridge the Gender Leadership Gap in Tech
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2019

Inaugural chapter event includes a panel discussion hosted at the AWS Loft with female tech CEOs and a Google exec, moderated by a principal at New Enterprise Associates.

Undeterred, More Women Are Applying for Technical Roles Each Year
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2019

Many apply for software, engineering and developer jobs without STEM degree.

Huawei Announces Partnership With Belgium Nonprofit Close the Gap
News Wire Feed | 9/12/2019

Huawei joined in partnership with Belgium nonprofit organization Close the Gap to provide digital skills training to rural and remote communities in Kenya.

Zayo Recognized by 2020 Women on Boards for Board Diversity
News Wire Feed | 7/22/2019

Zayo is committed to achieving diversity companywide.

Think Tank & Telecom Non-Profit Partner Together to Sponsor Grants for Tech Education for Students in Underserved Communities
News Wire Feed | 7/22/2019

Cloud Girls, a Next-Gen Tech Think Tank, has joined forces with Telecom for Change, a nonprofit supported by telecom companies, to raise funds to support technology-based afterschool programming for young women in underprivileged and underserved areas.

Amber Johanson Joins Zerto as VP of Global Pre-Sales Engineering
News Wire Feed | 6/25/2019

Zerto fosters a world-class, customer solution-focused IT resilience sales organization.

Nokia Touts 5G Wins & Fair Pay
News Wire Feed | 5/21/2019

'We now have 37 5G commercial contracts – 20 with named customers including T-Mobile, AT&T, STC and Telia...' said Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri.

Marsh Reveals Winners of Inaugural All-Women Hackathon
News Wire Feed | 5/1/2019

Marsh, the world’s leading insurance broker and risk adviser, today announced the winners of its inaugural #ReWRITE all-women risk and insurance hackathon event held earlier this month in New York and Phoenix.

Women Tech Council Unveils 2019 Shatter List Showcasing Companies Closing the Gender Gap in Tech
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2019

Companies recognized for active programs that accelerate shattering the glass ceiling for women in technology.

WICT Rocky Mountain Announces 2019 Honorees
News Wire Feed | 3/28/2019

They'll be fêted May 9 in Denver.

HPE Launches Interactive Game Teaching Young Girls Critical Cybersecurity Skills
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2019

HPE's new cybersecurity game and curriculum to educate Girl Scouts on safely and defensively navigating the Internet and social media.

Girl Scouts Announces Pledge to Bring 2.5 Million Girls Into STEM Pipeline by 2025
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2019

Organization working to raise $70 million toward developing the next generation of female leaders in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields.

Dish Names Chief Digital Officer
News Wire Feed | 11/28/2018

Suma Nallapati has served on Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper's cabinet as Secretary of Technology and State CIO.

Comcast Spotlight Hires Megan Latham to Lead Customer Experience
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2018

Former Bloomberg exec joins ad sales unit of Comcast.

Lindsay Broadband Hires New Marketing VP
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2018

Formerly of ATX Networks, Ruth Lee brings 30 years of experience to the Ontario-based broadband provider.

Sigma Systems CTO, Catherine Michel, Wins World Communications Award
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2018

Sigma Systems, the global leader in catalog-driven software, today announced that its CTO, Catherine Michel, has won the 2018 Total Telecom World Communications Women in Telecoms Award.

StarHub ranked top in Asia Pacific for gender equality
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2018

StarHub has bagged the top honors in Asia Pacific for Gender Equality, and is ranked fifth globally among corporate stalwarts such as General Motors and L'Oreal in Equileap's list of the world's top 200 companies, leading the way in gender equality.

The Chasing Grace Project Docuseries About Women in Tech to Premiere Episode 2
News Wire Feed | 9/27/2018

Comcast NBCUniversal is the exclusive sponsor of Episode Two and will co-host the premiere event.

VR/AR Specialist Jaunt Ups Mitzi Reaugh to CEO
News Wire Feed | 9/20/2018

She succeeds George Kliavkoff, who is exiting to join a yet-unnamed entertainment company.

Marni Walden Appointed to Mobilize Solutions Board
News Wire Feed | 9/19/2018

Former Verizon exec on board to help ad-tech company navigate wireless industry.

Karen Renner Named CIO of Arris
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2018

Renner, the former chief information officer for Thales, succeeds Phil Baldock.

Vernice 'FlyGirl' Armour to Keynote Cable-Tec Expo Luncheon
News Wire Feed | 8/2/2018

Armour is the US's first African American female combat pilot.

Sandy Howe named EVP & president, Americas, Technetix
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2018

In this role, Howe is responsible for all functions for the US, Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean, including sales, customer service, product management, finance, HR and operations.

AT&T Vet Kris Rinne Joins the Synchronoss Board of Directors
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2018

Kris Rinne has been elected to Synchronoss's board of directors.

Comcast Contributes $100K to Latinas in Tech
News Wire Feed | 6/5/2018

Comcast NBCUniversal is contributing $100,000 to Latinas in Tech, a non-profit organization with the mission to connect, support and empower Latina women working in the technology industry.

Comcast Launches Voice-Activated Movie Ticketing on TV
News Wire Feed | 5/30/2018

While watching the Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom trailer, Xfinity X1 customers can find showtimes and buy tickets on Fandango by saying 'get tickets' into the voice remote.

Orange Launches Its New 'Women Start' Programme
News Wire Feed | 5/24/2018

For this year's Viva Technology, Orange is pleased to announce the launch of Orange Fab France 'Women Start.'

VMware Invests in Stanford's Women's Leadership Lab
News Wire Feed | 5/22/2018

WiC partner VMware gives $15 million to a new Women’s Leadership Innovation Lab at Stanford University to focus on research on systemic biases in the workplace in the pursuit of advancing female leadership.

Cox Named No. 13 on Diversity Inc. 2018 Top 50 Companies List
News Wire Feed | 5/8/2018

Cox moves up from No. 18; company recognized for 13th time among Top 50.

New Female-Focused OTT Announced, Gatherer Network, From Cinedigm
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2018

Cinedigm is pleased to announce the formation of a new female-focused OTT channel, Gatherer.

The Maren Group Leverages Executives' Personal Experiences to Address Sexual Harassment
News Wire Feed | 3/8/2018

The Maren Group is a private consulting group focused on issues of economic abuse including sexual harassment, discrimination, domestic violence and child support enforcement.

The 2018 Best Workplaces in Technology
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2018

Research into the 2018 Best Workplaces in Technology reveals that tech companies struggling to create an inclusive workplace should foster an environment where each employee can be their own authentic self.

Synchronoss Names Mary Clark as CMO
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2018

Mary Clark has joined Synchronoss as its new chief marketing officer.

C&W Communications Names Inge Smidts as CEO
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2017

Inge Smidts, currently Chief Marketing Officer for Liberty Global, will become CEO of C&W Communications in February 2018.

WOW Appoints Teresa Elder New CEO
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2017

Elder joins WOW to replace CEO Steven Cochran, who will retire from the company next year.

Chasing Grace Documentary Expands to Include Photo Exhibit of Women in Tech
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2017

Wicked Flicks Productions today is announcing an early, exclusive showing of The Chasing Grace Project photo exhibit titled 'Persistence.'

AT&T to Launch Edge Computing Test Zone in Silicon Valley in Early 2018
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2017

AT&T Foundry will work with third-party developers and companies to test low-latency cloud computation for autonomous cars, AR/VR, drones and more.

Sheena Allen Profiled in New Documentary She Started It
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2017

Groundbreaking fin-tech entrepreneur Sheena Allen profiled in new doc She Started It.

Mayor De Blasio, Cornell Tech & Cuny Launch Winternship for WiT
News Wire Feed | 10/12/2017

Over 200 freshmen and sophomore women at CUNY will participate in 2-week program across dozens of companies; Campaign will open doors for more young women in tech sector.

128 Technology Names Susan Graham Johnston as President
News Wire Feed | 10/4/2017

New hire brings deep leadership experience to support global demand for secure vector routing.

CenturyLink Intros Business WiFi for SMBs
News Wire Feed | 9/19/2017

Integrated solution to help small to medium-size businesses increase revenue and improve customer service

Level 3 Offers Encrypted Wave Service
News Wire Feed | 9/19/2017

New option encrypts data at the layer 1 optical level to avoid data loss if optical lines are tapped or traffic is misdirected.

Mellanox Names VP of Silicon Engineering
News Wire Feed | 9/18/2017

Former Intel manager Shlomit Weiss joins Mellanox as senior vice president of silicon engineering.

Women in Comms to Host Networking Events in Denver & London
News Wire Feed | 9/18/2017

Women in Comms invites the industry to attend two upcoming networking events: a breakfast in Denver on Sept. 28 and a luncheon in London on Nov. 1.

Cisco Inks Video Delivery Deal With Viacom
News Wire Feed | 9/15/2017

Cisco to build "video network foundation" for Viacom's multiscreen video services

Charter, Comcast, Cox Execs Speak at Cable-Tec Expo
News Wire Feed | 9/14/2017

Picciolo, Marchetti, Martin to join Liberty Global's Fries and Charter's Rutledge for kick-off session.

Mobike, AT&T, Qualcomm Team Up
News Wire Feed | 9/13/2017

World's largest 'smart bike' sharing service plans to use IoT solutions from AT&T and Qualcomm.

Comcast Launches SDN-Enabled Gig Platform for Enterprises
News Wire Feed | 9/13/2017

SD-WAN is the first product on Comcast's new ActiveCore platform.

Former Verizon Exec Lynch Joins Cohere Board
News Wire Feed | 9/6/2017

Richard Lynch, also on the boards of BlackBerry and Sonus, joins the board of wireless startup Cohere.

Charter Donates $350K in Cash to Harvey Relief
News Wire Feed | 9/1/2017

Charter donations also include $1M worth of free PSA time.

Verizon DMS Inks Deal With Stadium Digital
News Wire Feed | 8/31/2017

Verizon's streaming services will power Canadian company Stadium Digital's sports video platform.

Ciena Reports Fiscal Q3 Financials
News Wire Feed | 8/31/2017

For its fiscal third quarter to July 31, Ciena reported revenues of $728.7 million, up from $670.6 million a year earlier.

CableLabs Accelerator Welcomes AI Company DeviceBits
News Wire Feed | 8/30/2017

DeviceBits is one of four late-stage startups selected to participate in the Cablelabs-backed UpRamps Fiterator program.

Comcast X1 Voice Remote Wins Emmy
News Wire Feed | 8/29/2017

Comcast nabs third X1-related Emmy.

Light Reading's Free LTE Advanced Pro Breakfast Heading to MWC Americas
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2017

Sprint, Boingo and AT&T to headline special breakfast workshop at inaugural MWCA.

Verizon Virtual Network Services Expands Security With Check Point
News Wire Feed | 8/24/2017

Verizon expands the Software-Defined Technology Ecosystem with security offering for network reliant applications.

New IP Agency Publishes "STRICT" Manifesto to Accelerate Development of Next-Gen Communications
News Wire Feed | 8/23/2017

The New IP Agency (NIA) has rolled out a six-point manifesto that details the organization's strategy for advancing the development and uptake of network virtualization and automation technologies around the globe.

Comcast Business Brings D3.1 to New Markets
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2017

Following a similar roadmap to its residential D3.1 launches, Comcast is introducing new business services based on DOCSIS 3.1 in several east coast cities.

BT, Dell EMC Team on Disaggregated Switching R&D
News Wire Feed | 8/16/2017

BT is working with Dell EMC to determine the potential of disaggregated switching technology as it looks for ways to support its SDN and NFV plans.

Comcast Delivers Internet to 1 Million Low-Income Homes
News Wire Feed | 8/15/2017

Comcast's Internet Essentials program has hit a milestone in connecting 4 million low-income Americans in 1 million homes.

Verizon Extends Virtual Networking Link to AWS
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2017

Verizon is touting its Virtual Network Services as a way to create more security for and control over mobile-to-cloud transactions with Amazon Web Services.

CenturyLink Packages VoIP for Small Biz
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2017

Pre-configured services are easier to consume, including premium features at a flat rate.

CenturyLink Unveils Managed Hybrid SD-WAN
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2017

Managed service combines private MPLS connections with public Internet to optimize application traffic flow.

Charter Invests in Dolan Company 605
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2017

Ad targeting company 605, which is backed by Dolan Family Ventures, has garnered investment from Charter along with a promise of set-top data from the nation's second largest cable company.

AT&T Promises Edge Computing Push
News Wire Feed | 7/18/2017

The company is embracing edge computing to move the data crunching from the device to the cloud, using 5G to keep latency low.

Vodafone Launches Global Girls' Coding Program
News Wire Feed | 7/14/2017

Vodafone will provide teenage girls across 26 countries, including 14- to 18-year-old girls in India, with coding training.

Verizon, Boingo Offer Returnships in LA
News Wire Feed | 7/13/2017

In partnership with Path Forward, Verizon and Boingo will offer 16-week paid return to work internships this fall for those wanting to come back to work after a break for caregiving.

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