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By Light Reading, 5/18/2018
At BCE 2018, Reliance Jio's president of Network, Global Strategy and Service Development, Mathew Oommen, describes how the operator has transformed the nature of mobile service delivery with its greenfield 4G network and, in doing so, changed the communications landscape in what is the second-biggest services market in the world.
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 5/18/2018
This week in our WiCipedia roundup: Announcing our three Leading Lights Awards winners; celebrating moms at work; men-only clubs think again; and more.
By Mitch Wagner, Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, Light Reading, 5/17/2018
Rackspace acquired RelationEdge, a Salesforce Platinum Consulting Partner, expanding Rackspace's business from infrastructure and platforms into cloud applications, ...
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By Mitch Wagner, Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, Light Reading, 5/17/2018
Google has acquired Cask Data, which develops the open source Cask Data Application Platform to ease building and running big data solutions for enterprises using Hadoop.
By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 5/17/2018
India's operators are on a fund-raising spree as they battle one another for customer gains in the country's fast-growing smartphone market.
By Light Reading, 5/17/2018
At the Big Communications Event (BCE) 2018 event in Austin, Melissa Arnoldi, president of Technology and Operations at AT&T, spoke about AT&T's path to 5G and the important role software plays.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 5/17/2018
Telecom Italia said it would be submitting plans for a formal redundancy program to trade union representatives and government authorities after failing to reach ...
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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 5/17/2018
NICE -- Digital Transformation World 2018 -- Two years ago, the TM Forum's annual shindig in Nice seemed to hit a low. "Mary Celeste," was how one attendee described ...
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 5/17/2018
AUSTIN, Texas -- Big Communications Event - Societal pressure is mounting for companies across industries to make diversity and inclusion (D&I) a real priority in ...
By Mitch Wagner, Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, Light Reading, 5/16/2018
Oracle says it's signed an agreement to acquire DataScience.com, which has a platform that centralizes data science tools useful for machine learning applications.
By Light Reading, 5/16/2018
What's it all for? Why are we here? What's the French for 'ennui'? Oh, I nearly forgot: Here's the much-anticipated recap of the TM Forum event on the French Riviera.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 5/16/2018
Jobs-cutting UK operator BT is knocking its consumer division into shape with plans to further integrate its fixed and mobile networks, launch higher-speed services ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 5/16/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson deploys machine learning for SoftBank; Italtel plays part in network automation; Elisa seeks AI-powered light-bulb moment.
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McAfee Finds More Malware on Google Play Targeting North Korea Dissidents
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 5/18/2018
McAfee researchers have found more malware hiding in the Google Play store that ...
Throwhammer & Nethhammer Show How Chips Are Vulnerable to Bit Flips
Larry Loeb, Author, 5/18/2018
In a pair of papers released over the last week, researchers have shown how two ...
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Nokia Brings Smart Villages & Hope to Rural India
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 5/18/2018
In keeping with the nation's ambitious Digital India project that seeks to reduce ...
In Quality We Trust: Operators Try to Reverse CX Trend
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 5/17/2018
US companies lose $75 billion annually to poor customer experience — and ...
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Leading Lights 2018: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 4/11/2018
Light Reading is thrilled to announce the finalists for this year's Leading ...
Robot Wars: Telecom's Looming AI Tussle
Iain Morris , News Editor , 3/14/2018
Telcos performing routine chores will be ripe for AI-based automation. But whose ...
Atrinet Pivots, Tackles Hybrid Network Headaches
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 2/13/2018
Network management vendor revamps its strategy to promote itself as a telco cloud ...
How Radcom's Pricing Model Is Set to Disrupt the Market
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 2/7/2018
Radcom's VNF pricing model looks set to excite network operators and drain the ...
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