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Analysis of the shifts in customer engagement strategies being undertaken by communications service providers.
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 6/22/2018
This week in our WiCipedia roundup: Fembots 2.0; Google's diversity battles; women's voices aren't heard; and more.
By Scott Raynovich, Founder and Principal Analyst, Futuriom, 6/15/2018
After the US government this week approved the AT&T and Time-Warner merger, it's a good time to look at why AT&T is pursuing this merger and the broader landscape ...
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 6/15/2018
This week in our WiCipedia roundup: Google slams diversity measures at the leadership level; fatigue sets in on the Valley; men's careers are nurtured more than ...
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By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 6/14/2018
OTTAWA -- The telecom industry is moving toward autonomous networks, but Ciena says it is taking a different approach. As a supplier of optical, packet and software ...
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Internet of Things devices have enhanced organizations' ability to track real-time data and telemetry, but AT&T's president of IoT, Chris Penrose, says the IoT ...
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 6/13/2018
Parallel Wireless is focused on making networks more flexible under the guidance of Co-Founder and VP of Development Kaitki Agarwal, who shares her thoughts on the industry's most game-changing technologies – past, present and future – as well as offering advice for other female founders with a great idea.
By Francesco Venturini, Managing Director, Global Communications & Media Industries, Accenture, 6/11/2018
Over the past few months and even years, it has become the norm for business leaders to worry about the state of the communications industry and its future health. To ...
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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 6/11/2018
More than 107,000 jobs have been cut during the past two fiscal years across 20 major telcos tracked by Light Reading, a figure that equals 6% of total jobs at those ...
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 6/8/2018
This week in our WiCipedia roundup: How to raise good boys in the #MeToo era; Netflix lays on the startup jokes; babies on the Senate floor; and more.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 6/6/2018
While Google Glass initially bombed among consumers and its wearers were dubbed "Glassholes," the technology has inspired some practical IoT applications, including ...
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 6/6/2018
Heidi Westbrook, Fujitsu's director of ICP and North American Carrier Sales, shares the secrets to advancing in comms with a work/life balance in tact, including networking, self-advocacy, unapologetically pursuing the next step and more.
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 6/1/2018
This week in our WiCipedia roundup: Ms. Geek Rwanda changes the game; automation will steal women's jobs first; our new CEO idol; and more.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 5/29/2018
Automation is a holy grail for telecom operators, particularly when it comes to improving customer experience by creating easy-to-use tools for ordering and changing ...
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Tesla Lawsuit Claims Insider Breached Company Security
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 6/22/2018
Tesla has filed a lawsuit against a former employee, claiming he violated company ...
Google, Roku, Sonus Rush Out Patches for DNS Vulnerability
Larry Loeb, Author, 6/22/2018
DNS rebinding might be ancient in security terms, but it's scary enough that ...
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Google in 'The Case of the Minimal Microtrenching'
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 6/22/2018
Savings money on micro trenching doesn't count if you have to come back and pay ...
Frontier CFO Resigns, Stock Price Drops
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 6/21/2018
With the resignation of R. Perley McBride, Frontier stock drops to lowest point ...
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The results are in from Light Reading's first-of-its-kind survey, taking the ...
Calix Gambles on a Software-Defined Reboot
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Having invested big bucks to become a software company, Calix seems poised for a ...
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Light Reading commissioned independent test lab EANTC to evaluate Juniper's Cloud ...
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