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Key developments related to the evolution and deployment of unified communications platforms and applications.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 9/27/2018
With NFV still unable to deliver agility and scale, Orange launches public cloud-based, OTT enterprise services in Spain with Red Hat as its platform partner. Is this the future for SME communications and networking services?
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 9/21/2018
Glenn Lurie, CEO of software platform provider Synchronoss Technologies, has his work cut out for him. He's helping carriers navigate several possible growth opportunities, like IoT, messaging and personal cloud services. Check out this interview where Lurie discusses the company's newest partnership with AT&T and new proof-of-concept with a blockchain-based mobile payments service.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 8/21/2018
With technology partners and an eye toward 5G networks, the StudioLAB is helping Disney-owned content studios solve technical production problems and reach consumers in novel ways.
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By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 8/21/2018
Disney is using tech from Cisco and other partners to reach consumers in new ways. We take you behind-the-scenes at the StudioLAB, where Disney execs explain how 5G networks will unlock new opportunities in storytelling and content distribution.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 8/9/2018
In announcing Q2 earnings, Windstream says its sold more SD-WAN services than anyone else in the US and expects to keep rolling.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 7/17/2018
Consumers are now shifting away from wireline for broadband, as well as for phone, as more people either prefer wireless access or don't really care.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 7/12/2018
In second of a two-part series, Jennifer Artley, president of BT Americas, says her company is engaged with customers in significantly different ways as it brings cloud-based UC and SD-WAN to market.
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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 7/9/2018
Large multinationals struggle to modernize their companies, but new tariffs, data security worries and geopolitical wrangling add more layers to an already complex problem.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 7/5/2018
Mobile operators may find that all their investments in VoLTE and RCS are for naught as OTT providers win and they are left monetizing the data pipe.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 7/3/2018
Smaller ISPs head to DC to fight for continued access to unbundled loops but compromise by large incumbents may spell doom for UNEs.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 6/27/2018
Managed service provider seeks to make noise in crowded market with mobile app that can add context to conversations.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 6/18/2018
New report from Matt Davis of Independence Research looks at the varying strategies and find key differences are aiding cable and telco.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 5/1/2018
Colt, Intelsat and Reliance Jio are the finalists for transformation strategy in 2018, for three very different efforts.
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Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 10/18/2018
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Alan Zeichick, Principal Analyst, Camden Associates, 10/18/2018
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 10/17/2018
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ViaWest Looks East, North, After Shaw Acquisition
Dan O'Shea , Analyst, Heavyreading.com , 4/14/2015
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Sarah Thomas , Director, Women in Comms , 5/9/2014
Choi Jin-ho, manager of SK Telecom's ICT R&D division, offers Light Reading his ...
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Eric Hutchinson's goals as CEO of Spirent are nothing if not ambitious. He is seeking to not only move the long-time testing and assurance vendor into a new strategic ...
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