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Light Reading's 41 Most Popular Stories in 2018
The Philter  | 
12/31/2018  |  Post a comment
Everything from enterprise strategies to 5G devices caught our audiences' attention during 2018. At a time when so many changes are bearing down on the telecom world, it's clear that a lot of us still have our heads in the cloud.
Light Reading's 22 Most Popular Huawei Stories in 2018
The Philter  | 
12/24/2018  |  Post a comment
Why have it your way when you can have it Huawei?
Masergy's Ray Watson: Customers Want Security but Pay for Performance
LRTV Interviews  | 
12/21/2018  |  Post a comment
Ray Watson, VP of Global Technology at Masergy, discusses the challenge of securing virtualized telco infrastructure and weighs in on how to handle corporate hacks as well.
Podcast: Ciena CEO Gary Smith Plans for More Growth
The Philter  | 
12/19/2018  |  Post a comment
With its competitors stumbling, its largest customers remaining stable and its markets outside of telecom growing, Ciena is enjoying relatively smooth sailing in CEO Smith's 17th year at the helm.
Cisco Sees Optics Innovation, Manufacturing Automation in Luxtera
News Analysis  | 
12/18/2018  |  Post a comment
Why spend more than $600M on a company that makes optical transceivers? It wasn't just one product, but an entire automated manufacturing process that may help Cisco stay ahead of future bandwidth bottlenecks.
Comment: Re: Who am I - Phil Harvey - 12/15/2018
Preparing Service Provider Infrastructure for 5G Profitability
LRTV Custom TV  | 
12/14/2018  |  Post a comment
Cisco's SVP/GM of Service Provider Network Systems Sumeet Arora explains how Cisco is helping service providers build and automate converged IP networking infrastructure in preparation of 5G to drive multiple revenue-generating streams, such as mobile broadband, IoT and enterprise services.
Anti-Huawei Forces Focus on Sprint/T-Mobile Deal
The Philter  | 
12/14/2018  |  Post a comment
A new report suggests that the US is using its merger approval process to pressure Sprint and T-Mobile's parent companies to back away from Huawei.
Infinera Restructures as It Absorbs Coriant
News Analysis  | 
12/14/2018  |  3 comments
The optical networking vendor said in a filing with the SEC that it will take a charge against earnings related to severance and other related costs.
Ciena Signals Steady Growth & Smooth Sailing Ahead
News Analysis  | 
12/13/2018  |  Post a comment
The optical networking specialist is benefiting from 5G buildouts and webscale traffic monsters, and doing what it can to avoid sitting on a lead.
Huawei CFO Posts Bail in Canada
News Analysis  | 
12/12/2018  |  Post a comment
Huawei's CFO Meng Wanzhou is free on about $7.5 million in bail following a Canadian court ruling on Tuesday. President Trump offers to intervene if China will do a trade deal.
Podcast: The Heat Is on Huawei
The Philter  | 
12/12/2018  |  Post a comment
If Huawei catches a 5G cold, how many operators around the world will suddenly feel a little sick and stay in bed? 'Tis the (flu) season for rampant, worldwide speculation on the Light Reading podcast.
Verizon Buyout Offer Will Cull More Than 6% of Employees by July 2019
News Analysis  | 
12/10/2018  |  Post a comment
CEO Vestberg said the loss of more than 10,000 employees will be seamless to customers.


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