By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 6/14/2019
This week in our WiC roundup: Girls in Tech makes biggest fundraising effort yet; Microsoft takes its Women in Cloud initiative on the road; women in developing countries pay the price for tech; and more.
By Roz Roseboro, Principal Analyst – Cloud Infrastructure & Management, Heavy Reading, 6/13/2019
The telco distributed cloud model is gaining support among service providers, even ahead of extensive 5G rollouts.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 6/6/2019
A visit to Vodafone UK's headquarters in Newbury reveals what's on the operator's mind – and it's not keen on the prospect of 6G...
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 6/6/2019
Communications service providers tracked by Light Reading have cut 7% of jobs since 2015, and reductions look set to continue.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 6/4/2019
The Australian operator is reportedly slashing 15,000 contractor jobs and 8,000 internal positions as part of its T22 plan to become a more streamlined, 'digital' business.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 6/4/2019
US operator is moving toward a more proactive and predictive operational model as it uses AI tools to extract greater value from its data, but there are hurdles to overcome.
By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 6/3/2019
India's youngest and most aggressive network operator had been the only service provider still recruiting employees. That has now changed.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 6/3/2019
Operator's current focus on efficiency may have ramifications for staff across the entire business.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 5/30/2019
Nefeli is implementing a commercial version of the new, open 'Lean NFV' architecture to simplify network functions virtualization on carrier networks.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 5/30/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia and Telecom Italia claim European data speed record; Brits' online angst; Colt calls on ADVA for Ethernet encryption.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 5/28/2019
As it approaches 1 billion subscribers, China Mobile plans to implement artificial intelligence throughout the network and its whole business.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 5/22/2019
Matrixx Software board member Glo Gordon addresses initiatives and legislation that will support more diversity in corporate boardrooms.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/22/2019
The opening sessions of this year's NGON & DCI World event in Nice focused on money matters and automation but there was little appetite to discuss the impact of global trade tensions and the US clampdown on Huawei's supply line.
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Are US & UK Firms Keeping up With 'Best Practice' Password Management?
Larry Loeb, Author, 6/14/2019
Companies think that they are much safer than their actual password practices ...
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Open Conflict Over Open RAN
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Accusations that big kit vendors tried to throttle developments show open RAN ...
How Open Source Has Turned the Software Industry Upside-Down
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