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Podcast: What's Changing in the Competitive World of SD-WAN

Our series on the state of the SD-WAN market continues with a discussion on what's holding back some companies in the space and how standards and new technologies are advancing the cause of SD-WAN.

NTT Revamps to Form Single Giant Global Service Provider

Japanese operator pulls together multiple units to form a single international ICT service provider with annual revenues of $11 billion.

Leading Lights 2019 Finalists: Most Innovative Business Cloud Service

Colt Technology Services, Comcast Business and Vonage all had stand-out cloud service offerings for business customers in the past 12 months.

Podcast: Building Smarter Cities

In this podcast, Light Reading's Alan Breznick interviews US Ignite's Mari Silbey. Silbey, a former Light Reading editor, talks about bringing local governments and tech companies together to share smart city plans, infrastructure needs and new applications.

Unified Office CEO: Would You Like Extra Services With That VoIP?

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.

Eurobites: French Regulator Fines Google €50M for Overstepping the GDPR Mark

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Com Hem launches mobile offer; TomTom sells Telematics unit to Bridgestone; more Huawei heebie-jeebies.

Robocall Fix Not a Silver Bullet

Shaken/Stir holds promise to authenticate calls and improve blocking services, but there are challenges and complexities to consider.

Can Telecom Ward Off Robocall Regs?

As the volume of annoying robocalls continues to rise, an industry-wide effort to authenticate calls across carriers hopes to satisfy regulators.

Court Upholds Sprint's Victory in Old Patent Spat With TWC

Decision arrives more than a year after a court ordered TWC to pay Sprint almost $140 million.

Can 5G Spur Biz Where Tax Reform Failed?

Enterprises have more cash but still move cautiously on next-gen services, says Verizon CFO, but 5G holds great promises for businesses.

How Cablecos Can Turn From Victims to Victors

In this last of a three-blog series, we will explore the potential for cable operators and other broadband providers to work with their OTT and access rivals.

Behind the Scenes at Disney's StudioLAB

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.

Get Off My Wireline Lawn!

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.

FCC Poised to Gut '96 Telecom Act

Smaller ISPs head to DC to fight for continued access to unbundled loops but compromise by large incumbents may spell doom for UNEs.

Blocking China Mobile: Trump Team Is Missing a Trick

Donald Trump's administration is denying China Mobile a US comms license on security grounds, but there's a much better reason to deny the giant Chinese operator access to the US market.

Tackling the Fiber & CEM Gaps

Spectrum Enterprise chief Phil Meeks spells out how his cable unit is addressing the connectivity and customer experience needs of businesses.

AT&T CFO: Business Revenues Bouncing Back

John Stephens tells financial analysts there's a positive trend in AT&T's business revenues, even with another quarterly decline.

Eurobites: Ofcom Investigates VoIP Operator Vonage

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: TI Sparkle appoints key execs; Etisalat goes with Netcracker's NFV knowhow; Russian cable news.

Leading Lights: Only Days Left to Enter!

Never mind the days, there are only HOURS remaining before the door closes on this year's Leading Lights awards deadline...

Is Business Voice Rapidly Fading?

Voice is down significantly in the last two years, says one major consultant to Fortune 100 companies on communications.

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