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All the key communications industry developments taking place in Africa and the Middle East.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 1/16/2020
Chinese vendor looks to issue new shares to ten institutional investors to raise funds for 5G research and development and general 'working capital.'
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 1/13/2020
Never mind the Oscars! The awards season is now properly underway with the launch of the Leading Lights 2020 program, so get cracking on your submission for Light Reading's annual awards before you get swallowed up by MWC madness.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 1/10/2020
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Sterlite buys stake in Israeli virtual RAN vendor; Ofcom doubles down on provider performance ratings; Telekom Slovenije does deal with Discovery.
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 1/9/2020
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: TIM beats 2 Gbit/s on live 5G commercial network; UK altnet ITS bags £45 million in funding; T-Mobile Poland heads out into the open source.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 1/7/2020
Also, Technicolor's streaming box goes software-agnostic, Locast seeks defense funds, Amazon fund backs Sweepr and Synamedia lands cloud DVR deal.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 1/7/2020
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Synamedia scores at Etisalat; Vodafone's Sanches joins Kaltura; African pay-TV market set for subscriber boom.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 1/6/2020
Middle Eastern operator names Altiostar, Cisco and NEC as open RAN suppliers, but details of deployment remain thin.
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 1/6/2020
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Saudi Arabia's Mobily opts for Ericsson; Ireland's data center dilemma; Sunrise appoints post-Swantee CFO.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 12/20/2019
Service providers are partnering up and developing new IoT-focused cybersecurity tools and services as the smart home emerges as a soft, increasingly attractive target for hackers and pirates.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 12/11/2019
Cisco unveiled new silicon, optics and network operating system software that it says will carry the Internet through the next decade – with its products forming the backbone.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 12/9/2019
The details of Ericsson's corruption scandal, as documented by US authorities, raise awkward questions for the Swedish vendor.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/22/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: KPN provides coverage to North Sea oil rigs; ITU identifies 5G spectrum; more Telia staff changes; Cobham goes deeper underground.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 11/15/2019
No wonder investors have panicked – Ribbon waves goodbye to its CEO as it announces an unexpected merger with transport network equipment specialist ECI Telecom. But why?
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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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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 ...
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