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Harmonic's Richard Rommes: How to Maximize Cable's PON Prospects
Executive Spotlight Q&A | 5/23/2023

Richard Rommes, Harmonic's VP of Access Networks Solutions and Strategy, discusses the future of EPON and XGS-PON and how Harmonic's "Open ONU" solution can help cable operators mix and match DOCSIS and PON technologies in their HFC networks. #sponsored

Navigating the fiber landscape: A strategic view on infrastructure monetization
Executive Spotlight Q&A | 5/17/2023

In this podcast episode Paul Barowsky, the Chief Growth Officer at Comviva joins Light Reading contributing editor Sue Marek as they discuss the role of BSS technology in enabling fiber companies to monetize their networks and create sustainable businesses. #sponsored

Accelerate the path to digital transformation and revenue growth through modern BSS
Executive Spotlight Q&A | 5/17/2023

In this episode, Ken Wieland, a contributing editor for Light Reading based in London, speaks with Sachin Saraf, Chief Operating Officer for Digitech business at Comviva, about how modern business support systems can accelerate digital transformation for operators and help them grow profitable revenue. They discuss the current mood of the industry, trends seen in discussions with customers, and the challenges of meeting increased demand for bandwidth while maintaining current revenue models. Sachin explains how 5G is strategic for many customers, how it will help define new use cases, and the investment required for it. They also cover the cost and revenue curves that will dominate the industry in the coming years. #sponsored

Infinera's Rob Shore: Driving Coherent Optical Evolution
Executive Spotlight Q&A | 4/26/2023

Infinera's SVP of Marketing Robert Shore discusses innovation in pluggable coherent optics, Infinera's technology demonstrations at OFC, Infinera's entry into the subsystems business and more. #sponsored

Software-as-a-Service: The new way telco core networks are delivered and operated
Executive Spotlight Q&A | 11/10/2022

Nokia core networks SVP Fran Heeran answers Light Reading's questions on how customers and the whole industry perceive Core Networks delivered and operated in a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model. #sponsored

Evolving telecommunications BSS to enable CSPs for future revenue growth
Executive Spotlight Q&A | 10/25/2022

Comviva's Jens Voigt discusses how telcos can unlock the next wave of growth with a modernized BSS. #sponsored

Executive Spotlight Q&A: Precision OT's Keith Habberfield
Executive Spotlight Q&A | 3/25/2022

As it supports 5G demands and the swell of new RDOF investments, Precision OT is changing the way it works so it can continue to push the frontier of optical networking and integrated photonics forward.

Getting through the next phase of 5G
Executive Spotlight Q&A | 2/24/2022

Executive Spotlight Q&A: Cisco's Rajesh Chainani
Executive Spotlight Q&A | 11/11/2021

Rajesh Chainani, Cisco's CTO and managing director of Service Provider Architectures, APJC, discusses cloud native and distributed architectures for service providers who want to scale their networks to meet the demands of 5G and ultra broadband.

Digital Twins solutions to help streamline site selection and deployment of 5G networks
Executive Spotlight Q&A | 6/28/2021

Two industry specialists from HERE Technologies describe how digital twins can be applied to the design of mobile networks.

Executive Spotlight Q&A: Plume Co-founder and CEO Fahri Diner
Executive Spotlight Q&A | 2/25/2021

Light Reading talks to Plume Co-founder and CEO Fahri Diner about his company's origins, its raison d'etre and its funding.

Executive Spotlight Q&A: Eddy Motter, Technical Commercial Manager, and Hans Beks, Sales & CRM Manager, Hirschmann Digital Access
Executive Spotlight Q&A | 12/1/2020

Why Hirschmann Digital Access thinks the cable industry should adopt a more open, entrepreneurial approach for upgrading its HFC networks to meet the growing bandwidth needs of subscribers.

Executive Spotlight Q&A: Bill Gartner, Cisco SVP/GM optical systems and optics group
Executive Spotlight Q&A | 9/11/2020

How Cisco built its optics business through acquisitions and become a more flexible supplier of optics and optical networking systems, just in time for 400GE.

Executive Spotlight Q&A: John Maddison, CMO and EVP of Products, Fortinet
Executive Spotlight Q&A | 8/27/2020

John Maddison, the CMO and EVP of products at Fortinet, talks about SASE, the secure access service edge and what problems SASE solves for enterprises and service providers.

Executive Spotlight Q&A: Arrcus CEO Devesh Garg
Executive Spotlight Q&A | 7/27/2020

Executive Spotlight Q&A: Arrcus CEO Devesh Garg discusses how the company is disrupting the market as a hyperscale networking software company.

Executive Spotlight Q&A: Tensor Networks CEO Alexis Flores-Betancourt
Executive Spotlight Q&A | 7/1/2020

Executive Spotlight Q&A: Tensor Networks CEO Alexis Flores-Betancourt talks about her company's technology and how it can address the needs of the world's leading service providers, enterprises and their customers with next-generation network computing.

Executive Spotlight Q&A: Metaswitch's Martin Taylor on 5G Wireless Wireline Convergence
Executive Spotlight Q&A | 5/1/2020

Metaswitch CTO Martin Taylor discusses a cloud native approach to bringing together the service delivery aspects of 5G wireless and traditional wireline broadband networks.

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