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Deadline extended: 2022 Light Reading Leading Lights still open for entries

Light Reading is accepting nominations for outstanding achievements in 5G, broadband, optical networking, edge computing and more. The new deadline is Friday, September 16, 2022.

Enter now: The 2022 Light Reading Leading Lights awards

Light Reading is now accepting nominations for outstanding achievements in 5G, broadband, optical networking, edge computing and more as part of its annual awards program, the Leading Lights.

AT&T network services CTO Fuetsch to retire

Andre Fuetsch, who oversees the mobile and fixed network technology direction for AT&T, is set to retire in September. The move is one of many recent departures and promotions in Ma Bell's exec suites.

Juniper CTO on a more efficient 5G future

Juniper CTO Raj Yavatkar joins the Light Reading podcast to discuss new business opportunities for 5G and how service providers can more efficiently and cost-effectively run 5G networks.

5G Americas on mile markers for 5G and the digital divide

5G Americas' Chris Pearson provides an update on the global state of 5G and what's making a difference in lessening the digital divide.

Career assist: The evolution of the mentor/sponsor relationship

Experts from T-Mobile and Verizon share how relationships with mentors, sponsors and coaches evolve over the course of a career.

Overcoming the credibility conundrum

Executives from AT&T, MetTel and Boingo on accessing leadership and education programs, speaking up and taking credit for success, and identifying allies.

The 150-year march toward gender parity in telecom

Ericsson's Ciricia Proulx and Rogers' Tess Van Thielen weave statistics and real-world examples into the conversation to explain why there's still a long road ahead to achieve gender and diversity parity in business.

Sandvine's Samir Marwaha on helping networks deal with Big Tech's traffic

Sandvine CSO on how they are helping network operators understand traffic in the era of Big Tech's domination of the Internet.

Omdia's Pablo Tomasi on private networks in the US vs. Europe

Private networks are front and center at events like Big 5G – but there are some big differences between how the US and Europe are deploying them.

Jim Hodges on the complexity of 5G security and private networks

Hodges explains the complexities behind 5G security and why he is skeptical of industry hype over private networks.

Max Silber of MetTel on reaching the end user – wherever they are

Helping companies through an unprecedented period of swift digital transformation, thanks to the global pandemic, presents unique challenges.

Mavenir execs open up about 'OpenBeam' open RAN radios

Mavenir's new OpenBeam-branded 5G radios are built to open RAN specifications and are being deployed by Triangle Communications in Montana.

Big 5G Event: AT&T Labs' Andre Fuetsch talks to Mike Dano

Andre Fuetsch, president and CTO at AT&T Labs, spoke to Light Reading's Mike Dano at the Big 5G Event on May 17.

Big 5G Event: Dish Networks' Sidd Chenumolu talks to Mike Dano

Sidd Chenumolu, vice president of technology development at Dish Network, spoke to Light Reading's Mike Dano at the Big 5G Event on May 17.

Napatech preps FPGA assault on 5G core

FPGAs have gained a bad reputation as power hogs, but Napatech wants to set the record straight.

Big 5G Keynote: T-Mobile's Neville Ray

Neville Ray, President of Technology, T-Mobile, delivered his keynote address, 'Powering the North American 5G Revolution,' at the Big 5G Event on May 14.

5G Open Innovation Lab links enterprises to new business benefactors

The Lab is facilitating research and development of a number of 5G use cases around smart farming, AR for healthcare, mmWave and private networks and manufacturing.

US Ignite's Silbey: Wireless testbed research can help smash tech silos

US Ignite's Mari Silbey discusses how public-private partnerships can help with some big 5G issues, like resolving the technical challenges in open RAN networks and feeding better network data sets to AI and machine learning engines.

The private wireless networking opportunity shouldn't stay too private

Private wireless players need to start showing off actual wins, allowing sunlight to help generate momentum. Otherwise the industry risks falling into navel-gazing apathy.

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