Wireline Service Providers Got Cloudy in 2010

Light Reading's list of wireline service provider trends spotlights cloud computing, consolidation and a confounding regulatory regime

Dec 28, 2010, 08:00 ET from Light Reading

NEW YORK, Dec. 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM TechWeb's Light Reading (www.lightreading.com), the largest research-led media company serving the global communications marketplace, today published one of its insightful year-end lists: Top Ten Wireline Service Provider Trends.

The 2010 Top Ten Wireline Service Provider Trends is available at the following URL, to Light Reading members: http://www.lightreading.com/document.asp?doc_id=202289

The piece, written by Carol Wilson, Chief Editor of Light Reading Events, goes over the biggest trends that shook the service provider landscape in 2010, while providing a hand-picked list of Light Reading news stories that best illustrate each development. With topics ranging from rural market broadband to regulatory issues, Wilson uses her years of experience in telecom and Light Reading's extensive reporting resources to provide a thorough overview of the challenges faced by service providers in 2010.

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