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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 6/19/2019
UK plans to provide universal fiber coverage by 2025 would be challenging, says Clive Selley, not least because the Brexit decision has made recruitment a lot harder.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 6/18/2019
The UK will desperately need better connectivity once it is outside the European Union, say technology leaders. Getting there is another matter.
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.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 6/5/2019
The Italian phone company may need deal-making on a much grander scale, and an end to shareholder squabbles, if it is to seriously improve its fortunes.
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 Iain Morris, International Editor, 5/24/2019
With 5G around the corner, the UK mobile operator has complained about the latest regulatory effort to improve access to the Openreach network.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 5/22/2019
CenturyLink broadens its Ethernet service portfolio as it tidies up loose ends from its Level 3 acquisition.
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/22/2019
The opening sessions of this year's NGON & DCI World event in Nice focused on money matters and automation but there was little appetite to discuss the impact of global trade tensions and the US clampdown on Huawei's supply line.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 5/21/2019
The Italian phone incumbent is now so ruthlessly focused on efficiency it has started referring to employees as units.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 5/21/2019
The proposed merger of Sprint and T-Mobile took a big step forward with support from the chairman of the FCC, but plenty of questions remain, including whether a Boost divestiture would create competition in the US market and whether anyone would buy it.
By Light Reading, 5/16/2019
CenturyLink CTO Andrew Dugan shares his views on 5G transport technology at the Big 5G Event in Denver on May 8, 2019.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 5/10/2019
The UK incumbent remains one of Europe's most bloated telecom operators, and that is unlikely to change under current cost-cutting plans.
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.
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Defense Discovered for Defending Against BGP Hijacking & Off-Path DNS Attacks
Larry Loeb, Author, 6/20/2019
Certificate Authorities are continually getting requests from threat actors who ...
New 'IPStorm' Malware Uses Peer-to-Peer Network for Communication
Larry Loeb, Author, 6/19/2019
It's a whole new headache for the security team.
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Cable Access Network Shift Underway
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 6/19/2019
Harmonic's software focus and new strategy seem to be getting Wall Street's ...
BBWN Bites: Starry Spreads FWA Sunshine to Rural Broadband
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 6/19/2019
Having won big in the FCC spectrum auction, Starry expects to use fixed wireless ...
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Europe's Backhaul Black Hole Looms Above 5G
Iain Morris , International Editor , 9/18/2017
The poor availability of fiber for mobile backhaul spells trouble for some of ...
Leading Lights 2017: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 4/10/2017
Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights ...
G.fast Could Use a Boost
Iain Morris , International Editor , 10/13/2016
Technological progress will vastly improve the capability of G.fast technology ...
BT, Ofcom & the Battle of Britain
Iain Morris , International Editor , 8/18/2016
The structural separation of BT would not have propelled the UK up international ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Nokia chief Rajeev Suri peers down from his London office at a giant outdoor screen showing this year's Cricket World Cup. The sport he so clearly loves is analogous ...
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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