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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 1/17/2018
Windstream is leveraging virtualization to bring new solutions to the retail market, designed to better enable retailers to adapt to the rapidly changing ecommerce ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 1/17/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Sigfox confirms what LR knew; TIM re-starts talks over Canal+ JV; Italy's Enter offers SD-WAN services.
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 1/16/2018
Comcast has long been an Amazon Web Services customer with executives touting the value of AWS at least as far back as 2014. But the companies took their ...
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By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 1/16/2018
At CES, Cisco SVP and GM of the service provider business Yvette Kanouff talks about how operators can transition toward more automated operations.
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 1/12/2018
LAS VEGAS -- Talk of network protocols isn't front and center at CES, but it's not absent either, particularly given this year's focus on the Internet of Things. ...
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 1/11/2018
With $21 million in Q3 2017 revenue and 18% of the global SD-WAN market share, Aryaka has set its sights on a 2019 IPO, says Aryaka CMO Gary Sevounts.
By Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, 1/10/2018
After a somewhat catastrophic 2017, Synchronoss has made a good start to the new year, hiring an experienced, respected and well-known executive, Mary Clark, as its ...
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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 1/8/2018
GTT is continuing its acquiring ways, adding privately held Custom Connect to its stable. The financial terms of the deal weren't released but it adds about 150 ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/8/2018
Sigfox appears to be hemorrhaging top-level staff. The French Internet of Things (IoT) specialist, which has already seen an exodus of managers in recent months, is ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 1/5/2018
The focus at CES is on shiny gadgets and entertainment, but the show is also about connecting anything and everything to a network so that companies can add ...
By Phil Harris, GM, Service Provider Solutions, Riverbed Technology, 1/5/2018
2018 will be a year for service providers to truly expand their expertise and facilitate digital transformation for their customers across many industries. The ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/3/2018
Unified communications (UC) specialists Blueface and Star2Star are merging in a $500 million deal they say will create a "top five" player in the UC market.
By Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, 1/2/2018
Huawei is expecting to report 2017 annual revenues of 600 billion Chinese yuan (US$92.33 billion), a year-on-year increase of 15%, according to the annual New Year ...
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Amazon Taps 20 Locations as Finalists for Second Headquarters
Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 1/18/2018
Amazon says its second headquarters will bring tens of thousands of jobs and ...
Cisco Ex-Boss John Chambers Launches VC Firm & Praises Eating Insects
Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 1/18/2018
The former Cisco CEO and chairman has launched a VC firm with investments ...
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Telenor CEO Issues an Upskilling Challenge
Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 1/18/2018
Sigve Brekke, the CEO of Telenor Group, has challenged his 30,000 employees to ...
Managing 5G in Multi-Cloud Environment a Big Challenge: TBR's Antlitz
Chris Antlitz, Senior Analyst, TBR, 1/17/2018
Telcos are struggling with how to manage the growing number of services and ...
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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 ...
Leading Lights 2017: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , International Group Editor , 4/10/2017
Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights ...
Russia's MTS to 'Sacrifice' Connectivity in Software Rebirth
Iain Morris , News Editor , 4/10/2017
Can Russia's biggest operator turn its connectivity eggs into service omelets?
ETSI Gets Edgy About Mobile
Iain Morris , News Editor , 9/19/2016
Interest is growing in the potential of mobile edge computing. But will it live ...
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