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All the key communications industry developments taking place in Africa and the Middle East.
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 6/14/2019
This week in our WiC roundup: Girls in Tech makes biggest fundraising effort yet; Microsoft takes its Women in Cloud initiative on the road; women in developing countries pay the price for tech; and more.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 6/13/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: UK textiles giant chooses Aryaka for SD-WAN; Israel's Pelephone gets with the eSIM program; DSZ Keymile lands UK FTTx gig.

By Iain Morris, International Editor, 6/11/2019
5G is on a roll, says Ericsson, forecasting nearly 2 billion subscriptions in the next five years.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 6/6/2019
Communications service providers tracked by Light Reading have cut 7% of jobs since 2015, and reductions look set to continue.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 5/17/2019
Oracle sells to Asian telco Circles.Life; Microsoft partners with Sony on gaming; VMware acquires Bitnami for multicloud, and more telco cloud news this week.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 5/16/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Bouygues gets off to a flier; Sunrise raises its earnings guidance; Vodafone/INWIT towers deal set for the summer.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 5/15/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: 3SS adds AI to the video mix; Insight TV pushes into MENA; the changing face of content consumption.
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 5/14/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone cuts dividend following €7.6 billion loss; Openet lands US Tier 1 gig; KPN invests in IoT startup Wirepas.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/14/2019
Outdated telco IT procurement processes cost industry more than $1 billion per year, according to findings of a report from industry body TM Forum, which asks if it's time to kill the RFP.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 5/9/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom powers on in Q1; Sky invests in You.i.TV for cross-platform app development; back-of-the-net for BT Sport!
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/6/2019
Four companies have made the 2019 shortlist for this coveted award.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 4/30/2019
The French telecom incumbent sees revenues fall at home for the first time in two years but still manages to grow earnings.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 4/17/2019
Israeli startup claims to be first to market with a disaggregated router that supports 400G-per-port throughput as it courts major telcos and takes on the router establishment.
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Defense Discovered for Defending Against BGP Hijacking & Off-Path DNS Attacks
Larry Loeb, Author, 6/20/2019
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New 'IPStorm' Malware Uses Peer-to-Peer Network for Communication
Larry Loeb, Author, 6/19/2019
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Harmonic's software focus and new strategy seem to be getting Wall Street's ...
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 6/19/2019
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For network operators, the evolution to a 5G architecture requires a strategy ...
Atrinet Pivots, Tackles Hybrid Network Headaches
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Network management vendor revamps its strategy to promote itself as a telco cloud ...
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Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 2/7/2018
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Light Reading's 2017 Survey of Women in Comms
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The results are in from Light Reading's first-of-its-kind survey, taking the ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
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During Cisco's recent corporate trade event, Cisco Live, the company's CEO Chuck Robbins devoted roughly half an hour to a Q&A session with reporters, covering everything from Cisco's position on the world's geopolitical stage to the company's latest networking products.
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