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Key developments related to the Big Data strategies of communications service providers.
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 8/23/2019
This week in our WiC roundup: Silicon Valley is out of touch; board diversity makes headway; how to be heard in meetings; and more.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 8/22/2019
T-Mobile's CTO Neville Ray built a traffic-forecasting tool in conjunction with Speedtest provider Ookla that the company said helped direct fully $10 billion in network spending over the past five years.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 8/16/2019
Private equity-backed roaming and security specialist has a new line-up of senior executives to manage a business that has just doubled in size.
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By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 8/13/2019
Machine learning is primed to help service providers run more efficient and effective networks, but first the good ideas have to make their way from the lab to the real world – and that's a big challenge, according to the University of Chicago's Nick Feamster.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 8/13/2019
The telco giant and Microsoft are joining forces to bring cloud services to India, and Reliance Jio will also build data centers for Microsoft on that subcontinent.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 8/12/2019
CenturyLink is building out more than 100 initial edge compute locations across the US and providing hybrid cloud and managed services.
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 8/9/2019
This week in our WiC roundup: A coding school with heart; brains and beauty win the crown; diversity efforts are not enough; and more.
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By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 8/8/2019
Light Reading's editors discuss Dish Network, its pioneering past, a few hilarious missteps and why the company seems just as likely as anyone to be the next big player in 5G networks.
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 8/2/2019
This week in our WiC roundup: You better smile if you want to work in tech; job descriptions need an overhaul; is being called a 'woman in tech' offensive?; and more.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 8/1/2019
IBM reveals details of how it's using Red Hat software as the foundation for its multicloud strategy, following its $34 billion Red Hat acquisition.
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 7/26/2019
This week in our WiC roundup: Bumble gets mixed up with the wrong crowd; a new coding book for young girls makes tech fun; femtech gets its day in the sun; and more.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 7/16/2019
Ellen Rubin joins the Light Reading podcast to discuss edge computing and the new need for data management in more places as the world goes from static storage to mobile, multicloud madness.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 7/9/2019
US Ignite's Mari Silbey provides commentary on a few topics related to smart cities, including how research universities are helping cities slice up IoT and sensor data into bite-sized morsels.
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Security Now
Nuclear Plant Security Compromised by Financially Motivated Insiders
Larry Loeb, Author, 8/23/2019
Equipment at a nuclear power plant in Ukraine was used to mine cryptocurrency.
Newly Registered Domains Mean New Problems – Palo Alto
Larry Loeb, Author, 8/23/2019
Why NRDs should matter to the security community.
Broadband World News
Study Crashes Broadband's ARPU Party
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/22/2019
Findings from university researchers and The Wall Street Journal indicate that ...
FTTP or Next-Gen HFC? It's Complicated
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/21/2019
As cable operators weigh construction costs, the potential for service ...
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
Prime Reading
Robot Wars: Telecom's Looming AI Tussle
Iain Morris , International Editor , 3/14/2018
Telcos performing routine chores will be ripe for AI-based automation. But whose ...
TCS Pivots to Products, Plans M&A
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 2/6/2018
Systems integration giant Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is transforming itself ...
How the Connected Car Experience Is Transforming Telia
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 9/5/2017
Nordic carrier is undergoing a business and cultural transformation as it grows ...
Calix Gambles on a Software-Defined Reboot
Carol Wilson , Editor-at-large , 6/28/2017
Having invested big bucks to become a software company, Calix seems poised for a ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Three UK has just launched a major 5G-led assault on the living room. If all goes to plan, the smallest of the country's four mobile network operators will emerge ...
Dish Network's Charlie Ergen is poised to become a major new face in the 5G market.
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