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Key developments related to the Big Data strategies of communications service providers.
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 10/11/2019
This week in our WiC roundup: Lawsuits may be tech's 'wake-up call'; coming out as trans in tech; Melinda Gates dedicates cash for a cause; and more.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 10/8/2019
Fixed broadband service provider developed its own OSS and BSS systems, a move that gives it cost efficiencies compared with traditional systems and advanced data analysis capabilities, according to its executives.
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 10/4/2019
This week in our WiC roundup: Tech jobs at non-tech companies; speaking up at work; STEM jobs might not require tech-specific college degrees, and more.
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By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 10/3/2019
Ciena's latest acquisition is another piece of a larger back office puzzle for carriers, but the vendor said it's not aiming to become the new OSS stack.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 9/24/2019
Light Reading editors Mitch Wagner, Kelsey Ziser and Phil Harvey gathered to empty their notebooks and recap the NV & SDN event at the Dallas Marriott Las Colinas.
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 9/20/2019
This week in our WiC roundup: Board diversification demands go worldwide; Apple event makes some headway on diversity efforts; AnitaB.org moves the gender equality needle, and more.
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 9/13/2019
This week in our WiC roundup: Female conference-goers can maximize experience with engagement; girls are the future of security tech; more women needed in health tech industry; and more.
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By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 9/6/2019
This week in our WiCipedia roundup: Google is accused of whitewashing its diversity hires; tech conferences for women get political; the sponsor search continues; and more.
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 8/30/2019
This week in our WiC roundup: The podcasts that made our workweek; internship interviews are rife with inappropriateness for young women; how to create a majority female company; and more.
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 8/23/2019
This week in our WiC roundup: Silicon Valley is out of touch; board diversity makes headway; how to be heard in meetings; and more.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 8/22/2019
T-Mobile's CTO Neville Ray built a traffic-forecasting tool in conjunction with Speedtest provider Ookla that the company said helped direct fully $10 billion in network spending over the past five years.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 8/16/2019
Private equity-backed roaming and security specialist has a new line-up of senior executives to manage a business that has just doubled in size.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 8/13/2019
Machine learning is primed to help service providers run more efficient and effective networks, but first the good ideas have to make their way from the lab to the real world – and that's a big challenge, according to the University of Chicago's Nick Feamster.
Newsfeed - industry press releases, curated by our editors
Oracle Adding 2,000 Employees for Cloud
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
OpenVault Extends, Expands WOW Deal
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
OpenVault Hires CALA Help
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Cisco Makes Acquisition to Boost CEM
Monday, August 26, 2019
HPE to Acquire Cray for $1.3B
Friday, May 17, 2019
Security Now
Problems With EU Payment Security Persist
Oliver Schonschek, Security Now News Analyst, 11/14/2019
Proposed new security procedures within the EU have troubled some payment service ...
Keeping It Real Can Pay Off for Old-School Attacks
Larry Loeb, Author, 11/14/2019
Even a previously known attack can fool the security team if it is well crafted.
Broadband World News
TIP Trio Brings Containerization, LTE RAN to DOCSIS
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 11/15/2019
Telecom Infra Project (TIP) members Altran, Benetel and Phluido co-created a ...
BBWN Bites: UK's Labour Party Wants Socialist-Style Broadband for All
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 11/15/2019
Also today, UK's Labour Party adds broadband to communist manifesto, Google's ...
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Robot Wars: Telecom's Looming AI Tussle
Iain Morris , International Editor , 3/14/2018
Telcos performing routine chores will be ripe for AI-based automation. But whose ...
TCS Pivots to Products, Plans M&A
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 2/6/2018
Systems integration giant Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is transforming itself ...
How the Connected Car Experience Is Transforming Telia
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 9/5/2017
Nordic carrier is undergoing a business and cultural transformation as it grows ...
Calix Gambles on a Software-Defined Reboot
Carol Wilson , Editor-at-large , 6/28/2017
Having invested big bucks to become a software company, Calix seems poised for a ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Dish Network last week announced it hired Marc Rouanne (of Nokia) and Stephen Bye (of Sprint) to build and sell its planned 5G network. Both executives spoke with ...
As the so-called "streaming wars" heat up with last week's debut of Apple TV+ and the coming launches of Disney+, HBO Max and NBCU's Peacock, there's a widely held ...
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