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Analysis of the key appointments, dismissals, job cuts/expansions (headcount), and skills requirements affecting the communications networking and services sector.
By Robert Clark, 6/20/2018
Telstra today unveiled its much-anticipated new strategic plan, promising to slash its workforce by a quarter and set up a dedicated infrastructure unit to arrest its ...
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 6/20/2018
Technology can be learned, but critical thinking, decision making and verbal communication are the career-making skills that are transferable and crucial in a digital transformation, says Jennifer Kyriakakis, Matrixx Software's co-founder and VP of marketing.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 6/19/2018
Shares in ZTE fell another 25% in Hong Kong Tuesday after the US Senate voted to reinstate a ban on the Chinese company's use of components made in the US.
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 6/18/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Comcast's Sky bid gets the official EU nod; Virgin bills direct for Netflix; Telia denies break-up fee; Com Hem claims speed ...
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 Iain Morris, News Editor, 6/15/2018
ZTE just cannot catch a break. Despite yesterday's news of plans for a $10.7 billion line of credit, and its nomination of board members untarnished by past ...
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 Iain Morris, News Editor, 6/14/2018
Following its resumption of trading yesterday, ZTE is looking to raise about $10.7 billion in financing as it tries to get its business back on track, according to ...
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 Iain Morris, News Editor, 6/13/2018
Shares in embattled Chinese telecom vendor ZTE lost nearly 42% of their value in Hong Kong today as the company resumed trading and said it would replace all members ...
By Light Reading, 6/13/2018
This week, Scott, Jamie and Iain ponder the significance of haircuts at the top of the corporate food chain. You don't get this on Bloomberg.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 6/12/2018
Soon-to-quit BT CEO Gavin Patterson says he is passing the UK telco onto his successor in a "good state" following the 2016 takeover of EE and the development of ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 6/12/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telecom Italia negotiates layoffs agreement; Telefónica soft-launches O2 brand in Spain; more 5G fun from Nokia.
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Olympic Destroyer Returns With Attacks in Europe
Jeffrey Burt, Editor & Journalist, 6/20/2018
Kaspersky Labs researchers believe the hackers behind the Olympic Destroyer worm ...
Cyber Criminals Using Hidden Tunnels to Attack Banks, Financial Institutions
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 6/20/2018
A new study from Vecta finds that cyber criminals are using so-called hidden ...
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Data Centers on the Edge: Stay Ahead of DCI
6/20/2018
Ahead of NGON & DCI Europe 2018, BBWN features an interview with Africa's ...
Operators Win Smart City Hearts With Mix of Broadband Techs
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 6/20/2018
To bridge metro areas' digital divides, some cities are mandating coverage areas ...
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NFV Is Down but Not Out
Iain Morris , News Editor , 5/22/2018
NFV has failed to live up to the original expectations five years after it was ...
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 ...
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 ...
Trump & Tech: Round 1
Iain Morris , News Editor , 2/8/2017
Just a few weeks into power, Donald Trump already seems to have had a big impact ...
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Silence Like Diamonds – Finale: When in Rome
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Yip and Marcus find out who kidnapped them -- and why.
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Reliance Jio's Mathew Oommen discusses the market reality and motivation behind one of India's most incredible mobile networks.
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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