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By Wayne Hickey, Advisor, Product Marketing, Ciena, 7/17/2018
An insatiable appetite for network resources, the growing number of Internet connections, ever-faster media streaming devices and the escalation of high-definition ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 7/10/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: UK Treasury wonks present fiber to-do list; T-Mobile Austria gets EU nod on UPC buy; Orange and Europol become partners in ...
By Gabriel Brown, Principal Analyst, Heavy Reading, 7/9/2018
In May 2018, Vodafone Group announced that Nick Read will take over as CEO from October this year, replacing the long-serving Vittorio Colao. Vodafone is arguably the ...
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 7/2/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: TalkTalk sale collapses; DT will bring fiber to Stuttgart; Micro Focus sells off open source infrastructure software unit; the ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 6/29/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica bags more soccer rights; fiber for Exeter; Colt chooses ADVA for NFV; Deutsche Telekom's World Cup AI.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 6/26/2018
If you thought the ZTE saga was drawing to a close in the US, you might have another think coming.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 6/26/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telenor Sweden CEO moves on; Eutelsat flips on Inmarsat bid; TIM board backs Genish; Fastweb gets flexible with Huawei.
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 6/26/2018
There are very few concrete answers about how optical transport networks should be built out to support 5G, notes Heavy Reading's Sterling Perrin, but the one thing that's clear is that optics is at the heart of 5G planning activity right now.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 6/22/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: CityFibre goes private following acquisition; Orange offers Earth data; copyright rules may get tougher for FANG gang.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 6/21/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Dixons Carphone profits slide; Telecom Italia considers fiber tie-up; Nokia outsources to India's HCL.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 6/19/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: AI and the creative industries; BT goes deeper into fintech; faster broadband for rural Nottinghamshire; Telenor reshuffles ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 6/15/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: faster broadband for Cardiff; Ukrainian billionaire plans "Netflix of sport"; Sky bags Serie A rights; EU WiFi program a ...
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 6/14/2018
OTTAWA -- The telecom industry is moving toward autonomous networks, but Ciena says it is taking a different approach. As a supplier of optical, packet and software ...
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iPhone Users Targeted in Mobile Malware Attack
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 7/17/2018
Cisco Talos has found a complex mobile malware attack that tricks users into ...
Researchers Detail Spoofing Attack Against Vehicle GPS
Larry Loeb, Author, 7/17/2018
A new paper shows that with the right amount of hardware and know-how, an ...
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Just Connect, Already
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 7/17/2018
New study sponsored by Internet Innovation Alliance finds almost no difference in ...
Investor Funds Rural Provider's FTTH Deployment & Pensions
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 7/16/2018
County Broadband, 10-year-old former WISP that focused on fixed wireless, now ...
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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 ...
Europe's Backhaul Black Hole Looms Above 5G
Iain Morris , News Editor , 9/18/2017
The poor availability of fiber for mobile backhaul spells trouble for some of ...
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 ...
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?
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Like many other service providers, BT is looking to software-defined WAN services and cloud-based unified communications to deliver the flexibility for which ...
The recent geopolitical upheavals are having an impact on the global telecom space according to Jennifer Artley, who is now in her second year as president of BT in ...
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