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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 1/8/2019
James Parker steps in with a mandate to triple the company's managed services revenue, even as competition in the space grows.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 12/13/2018
On the sidelines of Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit, Mattias Fridström, chief evangelist at Telia Carrier, discusses the latest shifts in public Internet traffic trends and whether the likes of 4K/8K video, SD-WAN and 5G will impact international traffic patterns.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/11/2018
Survey sponsored by CenturyLink shows they are enthusiastic about its benefits even if almost half of them have yet to start the process.
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 12/11/2018
In today's EMEA regional roundup: Tele2 and Telenor go big on 5G in Sweden; Vodafone takes its 5G network to the street level; Liquid Telecom attracts $180 million investment; and more.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 12/6/2018
'Robust' spending scrutiny combined with synergies from its Level 3 merger is helping CenturyLink significantly reduce capital expenditure, its CFO says.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 11/29/2018
In this video interview, Vertical Systems' Erin Dunne dissects the emerging SD-WAN market and explains why service providers aren't making much money from it yet.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/28/2018
Adding more Southwest US 'on-ramps' to its Cloud Connect platform underscores importance of fiber reach.
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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/28/2018
Real-world experience using live networks in MEF proofs-of-concept is allowing operator members to shape technical specs faster.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 11/28/2018
In this video interview, Charter Spectrum Enterprise's Gunnar Peters talks about the MSO's efforts to build an SDN/NFV framework for delivering virtualized services to commercial customers.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 11/26/2018
Pascal Menezes says defining key APIs between carriers and setting SD-WAN standards is MEF's way of helping drive automation and digital transformation process.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 11/23/2018
Lee Wade, CEO at UK cloud and data network operator Exponential-e, talks cloud and network evolution, automation, security and why he has two baristas at the company's London HQ.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/21/2018
Filled with special challenges, tackling the large enterprise market 'a long, slow slog' for cable operators, analyst says.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/21/2018
Cable's business services are still growing, but MSOs aren't standing pat as they pursue new areas and lines of business. Jeff Lewis discusses how Comcast is homing in on new opportunities such as SD-WAN, managed security services and the delivery of faster and faster speeds.
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Vulnerability Puts Millions of Fortnite Players at Risk, Check Point Finds
Jeffrey Burt, Editor & Journalist, 1/18/2019
Epic Games, the developer of Fortnite, fixed vulnerabilities in its web ...
Exposed Oklahoma Server Shows On-Premises Data Is Vulnerable, Too
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 1/18/2019
Over the last year, vulnerable, cloud-based databases have shown that dangers of ...
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Net Neutrality Case Goes On, Despite Shutdown
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 1/18/2019
With net neutrality oral arguments soon set to start, FCC tries and fails to find ...
Broadband Forum 2019: Focused on Services
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 1/17/2019
The industry organization's major initiatives will address broadband ...
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DT's Terastream: A Bigger Splash?
Iain Morris , International Editor , 9/13/2018
Deutsche Telekom's once-ballyhooed Terastream initiative, which turned seven this ...
Why BT's Security Chief Is Attacking His Own Network
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 7/17/2017
With the cybersecurity threat landscape shifting quickly and continuously, BT's ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Masergy's new CEO admits his company is seeing more competition in the managed services space from traditional telecom operators, but expects the privately held ...
Synamedia, the startup spawned by the acquisition of Cisco Systems's video software unit, will stick to its knitting by helping pay-TV partners deliver services to ...
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