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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 8/19/2019
Harsh weekend words from Trump and prolonged uncertainty will spur the Chinese equipment maker as it tries to become more self-reliant. Its US suppliers should plan accordingly.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 8/16/2019
The CEO of Dish Network is urging Sprint's Boost dealers to stick around with the brand while Dish works to acquire the business from Sprint.
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 Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 8/16/2019
This week in our WiC roundup: Coding school teaches kids to help others with tech; '90s TV reigns supreme even in the everything-automated age; computer science programs may have more accountability soon; and more.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 8/16/2019
Another acquisition in a summer of deals to beef up VMware's networking toolkit.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 8/16/2019
The company seems to be making adjustments in the face of a disappointing quarterly projection; in addition to the layoffs it's also hiring, and shut down development in an emerging cable data networking technology.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 8/15/2019
In a recent podcast with Light Reading, John Isch discusses how Orange 'co-innovates' with SD-WAN customers, and shares several case studies on what this process looks like by describing collaborations with its SD-WAN customers Siemens and Sony.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 8/15/2019
Australian operator is hacking away at its workforce like a murderous machine, but its 'turnaround' is questionable at this stage.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/15/2019
Former Scientific-Atlanta and Cisco exec Joe Chow to succeed Larry Robinson, a move that will spark more speculation about the future of the set-top and modem business that CommScope acquired from Arris.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 8/15/2019
With Fastweb poised to launch a fifth mobile network, Italian operators faced with shrinking sales are taking network sharing to a new level.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 8/14/2019
Cisco's service provider business declined steeply in its most recent quarter. And Cisco isn't expecting a comeback soon, as 5G profits aren't in the near term for telcos, CEO Chuck Robbins says.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/13/2019
The combined company, to be called ViacomCBS, said it would become a global powerhouse that can pump out premium content at grander scale and use OTT and other direct-to-consumer channels to stoke growth.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 8/13/2019
With a relatively small investment of 'several hundred million' dollars, CenturyLink plans to bring a fiber network with 5 msec latency to 98% of US enterprises – ideal for emerging categories of edge workloads.
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Security Now
CTF Protocol Serves as a Low-Level Way to Take Over Windows Machines
Larry Loeb, Author, 8/16/2019
There is a protocol in Windows that has been around since the days of Windows XP, ...
Security Assurance Is a Long-Term & Ongoing Investment
Steve Durbin, Managing Director, Information Security Forum, 8/14/2019
Establishing a business-focused security assurance program is a long-term, ...
Broadband World News
BBWN Bites: Liberty Global Plans All-Fiber Startup for Rural UK – Reports
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 8/16/2019
Also today, Canada's telecom regulator cut wholesale broadband pricing, Freenet ...
BBWN Bites: CBS-Viacom Returns to Content Glory, Charter CEO's Peeve
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 8/15/2019
The amount spent on OTT continues to skyrocket as demonstrated (again) in the ...
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
Prime Reading
Ericsson, Huawei & Nokia Are Facing an 'Oil Crisis' Upheaval
Iain Morris , International Editor , 7/31/2019
Years of consolidation have left the global mobile network market largely in the ...
Not Business as Usual: Open Source Changes IT Operations
Mitch Wagner , Executive Editor, Light Reading , 1/11/2019
Open source doesn't just change software: It changes how IT does its job.
How Open Source Has Turned the Software Industry Upside-Down
Mitch Wagner , Executive Editor, Light Reading , 1/7/2019
Without open source, you don't get the cloud.
Growing Pains: For Organizations Moving to Open Source, It's a Tough Transition
Mitch Wagner , Executive Editor, Light Reading , 1/3/2019
Organizations transitioning to open source need to learn both self-sufficiency ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Dish Network's Charlie Ergen is poised to become a major new face in the 5G market.
Keeping up with data storage -- and keeping data safe -- is a more complex undertaking for companies now that most of their data is being processed in multicloud ...
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