Should telcos become banks? Should they own media companies?
These are just two of the questions we are asking in a very short poll of the Light Reading universe to get a general sense of "what time it is" for the communication service provider community.
The poll will inform some of the discussions we'll have at the upcoming 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Lisbon, but we'll also share the results here on Light Reading.
So, if you have a spare minute (and that's all it'll take) please vote in our poll by clicking on this link.
— Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, Light Reading
An 'executive order' banning Chinese networking technology from US communications networks is imminent, according to Politico – such a posturing move would be bad for everyone.
Why would a private equity company buy a telecom network assurance and optimization company? Because the cloud is where the money is.
There's friction and a fair amount of hot air in the open source NFV MANO world and it's not doing anyone any favors.
The challenge facing network operators with long-term 5G ambitions is enormous from a technology, skills and financial perspective – sharing the load will be essential.
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After years of development, data center construction gradually goes standard and modular.