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Key developments related to the evolution and deployment of wholesale, enterprise and consumer voice-over-IP services.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 4/23/2019
Colt Technology Services, Comcast Business and Vonage all had stand-out cloud service offerings for business customers in the past 12 months.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 2/11/2019
CEO Ray Pasquale isn't in the VoIP business to lower the price of phone calls. He wants to give small businesses everything they need to know – from network analytics to pizza topping preferences – on one screen.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 4/5/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: TI Sparkle appoints key execs; Etisalat goes with Netcracker's NFV knowhow; Russian cable news.
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 3/19/2018
Never mind the days, there are only HOURS remaining before the door closes on this year's Leading Lights awards deadline...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 11/3/2017
With the Genband merger process over, Sonus has decided it's time for a new name. Say hello to Ribbon Communications.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 8/31/2017
Share price jumps 11.5% Wednesday following reports of a planned sale, but Broadsoft isn't the only IP communications platform player looking for a buyer.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 8/8/2017
Windstream launched the first update to its Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) solutions portfolio, which includes the addition of Broadview's OfficeSuite paired with the operator's SD-WAN platform.
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 8/7/2017
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: T-Mobile Austria picks Huawei for optical transport boost; TrueSpeed wins investment for rural rollout; BT qualifies to bid for US government work.
By Elizabeth Miller Coyne, Managing Editor, 6/1/2017
MetTel's VP of Network Services, Ed Fox, shares insight into the spike in demand for SD-WAN and the challenges of meeting that demand.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 5/23/2017
Genband & Sonus to finally merge, as exclusively predicted by Light Reading a year ago.
By Elizabeth Miller Coyne, Managing Editor, 5/10/2017
Versa announced the expansion of its SD-WAN platform to include new security functions, support of WiFi, Ethernet and LTE and third-party VNF hosting.
By Elizabeth Miller Coyne, Managing Editor, 2/15/2017
Versa Networks' SD-WAN and SD-Security solutions now support both IPv4 and IPv6-based SD-WANs.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/5/2016
The web-scale Internet companies are having a significant influence on the telecom infrastructure equipment and services sector in a number of different ways, explains Heavy Reading Chief Analyst Patrick Donegan.
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