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All the key communications industry developments taking place in India.
By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 2/12/2018
After a spate of consolidation, there was some confidence that India's telcos would be able to increase tariffs this year. Indeed, India's Reliance Jio, the country's ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 2/9/2018
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By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 2/6/2018
Bharti Airtel and India's other established operators are in for a tough year as Reliance Jio, the country's newest and most aggressive player, plans an assault on ...
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By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 1/31/2018
Reliance Jio, India's newest and fastest-growing service provider, hopes to play the role of "anchor" when it comes to innovation and open source efforts in the country.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 1/29/2018
Nokia sounded the bell for round one of the pre-MWC 2018 media coverage joust with the unveiling of a new dedicated 5G infrastructure chipset, dubbed (thrillingly!) ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 1/25/2018
It's that time of the year again! No sooner have the world's top politicians and tax avoiders emptied the Davos bars of their finest vintages than the Leading Lights, ...
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By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 1/23/2018
Even as it racked up another quarter of record subscriber and revenue growth, Netflix is significantly increasing its spending in multiple key areas to stay at ...
By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 1/18/2018
Reliance Jio, India's youngest and most disruptive network operator, has started this year with a bang by announcing a round of tariff cuts, which could be the ...
By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 1/4/2018
Indian upstart Reliance Jio has already turned the country's mobile industry on its head, triggering a wave of consolidation since launching its low-cost service in ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 1/4/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ooredoo says it's not buying a stake in Turk Telekom; CityFibre connects up medics in Coventry; Idea seeks to raise funds ahead ...
By Francesco Venturini, Managing Director, Global Communications & Media Industries, Accenture, 12/29/2017
The telecommunications industry is at a critical point. The role that communications service providers (CSPs) have played in accelerating digital business and ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 12/21/2017
The mobile sector's key industry body, the 3GPP, has approved the initial 5G New Radio (NR) specifications at a meeting in Lisbon, Portugal, heralding the start of ...
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Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 2/16/2018
Google is buying the Internet of Things platform from LogMeIn, which bought ...
Enterprise Leads Blockbuster 4Q for Arista – but Wall Street's Not Impressed
Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 2/16/2018
Despite a blockbuster fourth quarter, Wall Street was unhappy with Arista.
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Huawei Preps for a Massive (MIMO) MWC
Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 2/16/2018
The Chinese vendor is giving a sneak preview of its 5G wares, unveiling new 5G ...
Vendors Need New Transformation Sales Playbook – Survey
Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 2/15/2018
New survey from CCgroup highlights how digital transformations are changing how ...
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Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 2/6/2018
Systems integration giant Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is transforming itself ...
Light Reading's 2017 Survey of Women in Comms
Sarah Thomas , Director, Women in Comms , 9/18/2017
The results are in from Light Reading's first-of-its-kind survey, taking the ...
Leading Lights 2017: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 4/10/2017
Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights ...
CEO Interview: Huawei's Eric Xu
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 3/13/2017
Light Reading spent face-to-face time with Huawei CEO Eric Xu at Mobile World ...
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