News & Views
Content posted in December 2014
LR's 14 New Year's Resolutions for Telecom
News Analysis | 12/31/2014 | 5 comments
Light Reading is ringing in the New Year by offering up some practical resolutions that can help carriers and vendors better compete, make money and plan their strategic moves in 2015.
Cable's Challenge to Go Green
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 12/30/2014 | 2 comments
The cable industry is embarking on its most ambitious effort ever to cut its energy consumption and associated costs
Aereo Heads to Auction
News Analysis | 12/29/2014 | 2 comments
The US Bankruptcy Court in Manhattan is allowing Aereo to auction off its assets as long as broadcasters agree to the terms of the final sale.
Small Cell Leaders: Where Are they Now?
Que Sera Sarah | 12/26/2014 | 1 comment
The past year validated our 2014 small cell movers and shakers list in a lot of ways, but it also saw several executives leave the small cell market, by choice or otherwise.
Top 5 Telecom Fiascos of 2014
News Analysis | 12/26/2014 | 16 comments
From the Sprint/T-mobile merger to net neutrality and the Cisco/Arista lawsuit, 2014 saw plenty of blunders for Light Reading's entertainment.
Top 5 Optical Trends for 2015
DOS Attack | 12/24/2014 | 2 comments
Software programmability, IP and optical integration, metro 100G and other key trends are worth watching in the transport sector in the coming year.
Amdocs CEO Interview
LRTV Interviews | 12/23/2014 | 3 comments
Amdocs CEO Eli Gelman talks data analytics, NFV, acquisitions and much more in an exclusive video interview.
What’s in Store for RDK
Column | 12/23/2014 | Post a comment
Next year promises to see more product innovation and more implementations of the cable industry's Reference Design Kit software across the globe
Telstra Woos Pacnet
News Analysis | 12/22/2014 | 3 comments
Acquisition of regional long-distance operator would add to Australian incumbent's international assets and deliver some SDN experience.
T-Mobile to Pay $90M for Cramming Crimes
News Analysis | 12/19/2014 | 6 comments
There's a whole lotta cramming going on as T-Mobile agrees to pay $90M for unjust billing practices, following AT&T's $105 million settlement and Sprint's ongoing lawsuit.
Cox Starts All-Digital Rollout
News Analysis | 12/19/2014 | 3 comments
Cox launches switch to all-digital service in its first market as it seeks to clear more bandwidth for faster broadband speeds, greater on-demand offerings and more video channels.
Is Google Good for Gigabit?
The Gigabot | 12/19/2014 | 5 comments
Google Fiber delays the planned deployment of its gigabit network in its next nine metro targets, as other gigabit hopefuls step up.
CenturyLink: Building the Case for NFV
LRTV Interviews | 12/19/2014 | Post a comment
At the 2020 Vision Executive Summit, James Feger, VP, Network Strategy & Development at CenturyLink, talks about how the US operator is approaching virtual network functions from an operational and business case perspective.
Light Reading founder Steve Saunders recently visited the University of North Carolina Charlotte (UNCC) where Cisco's Tetration application is providing data center analytics, simplifying SDN, helping with cloud migration and overseeing white-list security policy.
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