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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 6/20/2019
Twenty-six technical specs and standards bodies, including the Ethernet Alliance and the Broadband Forum, have written to the US Dept. of Commerce seeking clarity on whether they can still engage with Huawei whilst the 'Entity List' ruling is in place.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 6/20/2019
At the TechXLR8 event in London, Heavy Reading senior analyst James Crawshaw talks about how blockchain can be used to make, and save, money in the telecoms sector and identifies some of the innovative startups in the sector.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 6/18/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Three begins 5G fixed-wireless broadband trials in London; Nordic systems integrators merge; Spyder Facilities snapped up; UK government homes in on service providers' rip-off ruses; and more.
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By Robert Clark, 6/17/2019
Huawei's founder says revenues will be lower than previously expected in the short term, due to pressure exerted by the US, but that it will be ready to grow again from 2021.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 6/17/2019
At the AI Summit in London, Tractica Principal Analyst Mark Beccue says the telecom vendor community is getting its story together on the use of artificial intelligence tools and the link to 5G network slicing.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 6/14/2019
The way to defend against DDoS and other attacks is changing, says Nokia's Craig Labovitz. That's because the Internet is getting bigger and smaller at the same time.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/13/2019
VMware and Avi share multiple customers and they don't expect the combo and subsequent integration to cause much disruption as VMware aims to bring a public cloud experience to the data center.
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By Angus Ward, CEO, Digital Platform Solutions, BearingPoint, 6/11/2019
A delay to the launch of 5G networks might be just what telcos need.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 6/10/2019
Ihab Tarazi has left Packet to become CTO of Networking and Solutions at Dell Technologies.
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 Iain Morris, International Editor, 6/4/2019
The Australian operator is reportedly slashing 15,000 contractor jobs and 8,000 internal positions as part of its T22 plan to become a more streamlined, 'digital' business.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 6/4/2019
US operator is moving toward a more proactive and predictive operational model as it uses AI tools to extract greater value from its data, but there are hurdles to overcome.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 6/4/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Huawei launches ad campaign as Trump tightens the UK's security thumbscrews; Scottish QoE specialist Ciqual acquired; Kinnevik divests shareholding in Millicom.
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