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All the key communications industry developments taking place in Africa and the Middle East.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 5/17/2019
Oracle sells to Asian telco Circles.Life; Microsoft partners with Sony on gaming; VMware acquires Bitnami for multicloud, and more telco cloud news this week.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 5/16/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Bouygues gets off to a flier; Sunrise raises its earnings guidance; Vodafone/INWIT towers deal set for the summer.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 5/15/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: 3SS adds AI to the video mix; Insight TV pushes into MENA; the changing face of content consumption.
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 5/14/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone cuts dividend following €7.6 billion loss; Openet lands US Tier 1 gig; KPN invests in IoT startup Wirepas.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/14/2019
Outdated telco IT procurement processes cost industry more than $1 billion per year, according to findings of a report from industry body TM Forum, which asks if it's time to kill the RFP.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 5/9/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom powers on in Q1; Sky invests in You.i.TV for cross-platform app development; back-of-the-net for BT Sport!
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/6/2019
Four companies have made the 2019 shortlist for this coveted award.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 4/30/2019
The French telecom incumbent sees revenues fall at home for the first time in two years but still manages to grow earnings.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 4/17/2019
Israeli startup claims to be first to market with a disaggregated router that supports 400G-per-port throughput as it courts major telcos and takes on the router establishment.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 4/17/2019
Netflix is akin to a 'Blockbuster store in the cloud' while Disney+ will cater to families and fans of The Mouse's well-branded, highly recognized fare, analyst says.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 4/16/2019
OTT giant doesn't expect coming debuts of Disney+, Apple TV+ to have a material affect on Netflix's sub growth.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 4/12/2019
Pricing on Disney+ will vastly undercut that of Netflix, feature a vault of TV shows, movies and new original fare from big brands that include Marvel, Fox, Star Wars and Pixar.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 4/10/2019
Light Reading is delighted – nay, pumped – to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights Awards program, which is now in its 15th year.
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