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By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 5/26/2018
Late Friday, President Trump said he would let Chinese networking firm ZTE re-open -- with a commitment to buy American components, change its management, and pay a ...
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By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 5/23/2018
The Light Reading Hall of Fame recognizes those individuals, both the famous and the infamous, who have made a notable contribution to the global communications sector.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 5/22/2018
President Trump said Tuesday that there is no deal yet to save Chinese telecom vendor ZTE, which has shut up shop after the US blocked component sales to the company, ...
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/15/2018
AUSTIN, Texas -- The 2018 Leading Lights Awards winners have been announced at a gala dinner attended by hundreds of communications industry executives at Brazos Hall ...
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By Light Reading, 5/14/2018
Basil Alwan, president of IP/Optical Networks at Nokia, offers to buy a round of drinks on the eve of his induction into the Light Reading Hall of Fame.
By Robert Clark, 5/14/2018
A Trump tweet has offered a lifeline to embattled ZTE and reset the course of US-China economic negotiations -- but it may also have played into China's hands.
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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 5/14/2018
Although it is facing some of the same legacy service decline headwinds that buffeted business revenues at rivals AT&T and Verizon, CenturyLink's enterprise sales are ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/13/2018
Here's an unlikely scenario. Donald Trump has tweeted about ZTE, the Chinese company that closed its doors last week following a ruling that banned US companies from ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 5/11/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Amdocs reports fiscal Q2; BT to pay £120 million to Phones 4u administrators; ex-boss of Cambridge Analytica hauled before UK MPs.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/10/2018
The Company of the Year (Public) award is one of the most sought after of the Leading Lights awards and is always fiercely contested.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 5/10/2018
Apcela, an application delivery company, has launched AppMon, a software-defined monitoring and network telemetry tool which tracks network and application ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 5/10/2018
BT is to slash 13,000 back-office and middle management jobs in the next three years as it tries to boost efficiency and redirect spending into the rollout of ...
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Kaspersky: Data Breaches Cost Enterprises $1.23M
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 5/25/2018
Between 2017 and 2018, the average cost to clean up a data breach in an ...
GDPR: SecurityNow's Need-to-Know Guide
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 5/25/2018
Today marks the official beginning of the EU's General Data Protection Regulation ...
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Pay-TV Partnerships Could Ease OTT Overload
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With more than 200 OTT services now available and a growing number of households ...
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 5/24/2018
The British telco unveiled BT Plus, a plan that provides customers with the ...
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Leading Lights 2018: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 4/11/2018
Light Reading is thrilled to announce the finalists for this year's Leading ...
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Telcos performing routine chores will be ripe for AI-based automation. But whose ...
Atrinet Pivots, Tackles Hybrid Network Headaches
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 2/13/2018
Network management vendor revamps its strategy to promote itself as a telco cloud ...
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Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 2/6/2018
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