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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 1/11/2019
Looking for something to get your creative juices flowing in 2019? Look no further… because the Leading Lights, Light Reading's prestigious annual awards program, is once again open for ...
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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/13/2018
I went public with plans to retire in January 2017, and it was mentioned on the stage of our Big Communications Event in May of that year. The plan was always to cut back to part-time ...
By Light Reading, 8/10/2018
Richard Duncan talks about the security threats that come with IoT and how service providers can manage them.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 8/10/2018
Vernon Wells talks about the importance of automation on service providers' virtualized infrastructures.
By Light Reading, 6/21/2018
As video on the mobile network expands, 5G promises immense bandwidth capacity, yet today the vast majority of network traffic is distributed via 4G. Beamr offers the telecom industry perceptual video encoding technology that enables operators to move from legacy codecs such as H.264 to HEVC, and deliver broadcast quality 1080p under 2 Mbit/s.
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 6/20/2018
Technology can be learned, but critical thinking, decision making and verbal communication are the career-making skills that are transferable and crucial in a digital transformation, says Jennifer Kyriakakis, Matrixx Software's co-founder and VP of marketing.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 6/18/2018
Reliance Jio's Mathew Oommen discusses the market reality and motivation behind one of India's most incredible mobile networks.
By Light Reading, 6/15/2018
An open architecture allows service providers to efficiently integrate pre-validate hardware platform with best-in-class VNFs and to accelerate service time-to-market. To build a platform for multivendor SDN and NFV deployments, Lanner provides a wide range of white box hardware solutions pre-validated and optimized by major VNF vendors in the market specializing in SD-WAN, network security or mobile edge computing for 5G infrastructure.
By Light Reading, 6/14/2018
Ken Presti, director of the New IP Agency (NIA), talks NFV and interoperability with Anuj Dutia, who is in charge of product management and strategy in cloud networking at Verizon.
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 6/13/2018
Parallel Wireless is focused on making networks more flexible under the guidance of Co-Founder and VP of Development Kaitki Agarwal, who shares her thoughts on the industry's most game-changing technologies – past, present and future – as well as offering advice for other female founders with a great idea.
By Light Reading, 6/7/2018
Light Reading's US News Editor, Phil Harvey, interviews Intel's Dan Rodriguez on the impact of the transformation across the network and what the industry needs to do to keep up with the increasing consumer expectations for amazing experiences. Rodriguez discusses the latest technology trends such as transformation at the edge to support new IoT and 5G services including Next Generation Central Office, universal CPE and virtual RAN.
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: MWC 2019 Preview

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This special episode of the pod was shot early so you can all listen to it on the plane to Barcelona for Mobile World Congress 2019. The regular team is joined by special guest Paul Nolan of CC Group to give us a perspective from the many, many years he has been attending. They compare notes on the show itself and then discuss what are likely to be the major ...
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MWC 2019: What's Hot in 5G RAN

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Heavy Reading's radio access network and 5G analyst supremo Gabriel Brown highlights open RAN (O-RAN) as one of the key topics he'll be digging into at this year's MWC.
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MWC 2019: Three 5G Trends to Watch

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Iain and Ray from Light Reading chew the MWC 5G fat and spit out three trends to watch out for in Barcelona.
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: Huawei, 6G & Smartphones

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It wouldn't be a 2019 Telecoms.com podcast without a fair bit of chat about Huawei, so the guys look to get it out of the way first this week. Then, just for a laugh, they decide to have a go at 6G even though 5G hasn't even got going yet, and we'll let you determine whether or not that was a good idea. With MWC nearly upon us, they conclude with a look at the ...

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MWC 2019: Ovum on Enterprise 5G

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Alexander Harrowell, Senior Analyst at Ovum Enterprise Services, looks at the development of 5G enterprise services and the need for deeper relationships between the mobile sector and industrial verticals.
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Huawei on the Current State of Broadband in Europe

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Huawei Europe's CMO discusses the challenges operators face with their fiber-to-the-X deployment.
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5G4REAL: MWC19 Handset Warning

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Let's get serious about 5G phones. They're going to be cool, gorgeous and they're mostly going to run at 4G speeds.
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MWC 2019: 5G's AI Power Struggle

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5G will usher in an AI power struggle between the mobile operators and the web services giants, predicts Aditya Kaul, research director focused on artificial intelligence and robotics at Tractica.
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Metro Transformation: Simplicity. Agility. Automation.

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In telecom networks worldwide, Metro is the hotbed of innovation driving today's digital experience. Juniper's Amit Bhardwaj, Director of Product Management, provides enlightening insight to Metro trends, evolving services, disruptive influences and available architectural transformations that can change monumental challenges into paradigm shifting opportunities ...
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: Europe, Huawei, O-RAN & Legere

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The guys can't resist talking about Europe, with the Brexit moment of truth fast approaching for the UK, and debate whether one consequence of it will be a return to the bad old days of roaming charges and bill shock. They move on, inevitably, to Huawei and its ongoing drama, before concluding with a look at the growing O-RAN Alliance and the unique qualities of ...
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MWC 2019: 5G & the Capex Question

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With 2019 set to be the year when 5G really starts to shift from slideware to the network, the head of Ovum's European telecoms team, Dario Talmesio, talks about the impact on carrier capex.
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Ahead of 5G, or a RAZR Reboot, Motorola Unveils New Low-Cost 4G Phones

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Motorola launches its new G7 family of LTE phones in NYC. All use the Android 9.0 operating system. The photo-friendly G7 Plus comes in at $299, the battery-conscious Power at $249, and the Play at $199. Ahead of 5G, this is one of the ways the smartphone market is evolving, offering decent 4G performance and features at bargain prices.