Light Reading

Light Reading Communications Network is the world's leading research-led integrated media company serving the global communications market. is the ultimate source for technological and financial analysis of the communications industry, leading the media sector in terms of traffic, content, and reputation. The Company's research arms, Heavy Reading and Pyramid Research, provide the most comprehensive communications research, market data, and technology analysis in close to 100 markets around the world.

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Parent CompanyInforma
HQNew York, US
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Light Reading was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in New York, US

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Key People/Management at Light Reading

Ray le Maistre

Ray le Maistre

Jeff Baumgartner

Jeff Baumgartner

Senior Editor, Light Reading
Carol Wilson

Carol Wilson

Paul Rainford

Paul Rainford

Copy Desk Chief and Assistant Editor
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Light Reading Office Locations

Light Reading has an office in New York
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Light Reading is a subsidiary of Informa

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Light Reading News and Updates

Light Reading and SCTE/ISBE to Team Again on 2020 LiveLearning Webinar Series

New York, NY - (NewMediaWire) - January 6, 2020 - Light Reading, the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE) and SCTE's global arm, the International Society of Broadband Experts (ISBE), today announced that they have renewed their partnership to bring enhanced learning and develop…

Light Reading to Host 5G Network & Service Strategies Workshop at MWC19 Los Angeles

New York, NY, July 18, 2019 (NewMediaWire) -- Light Reading, the online community for the global communications sector, will be hosting its third-annual breakfast workshop on October 22, at MWC19 Los Angeles. 5G Network & Service Strategies, co-hosted by Gabriel Brown, Heavy Reading's…

Light Reading to Host Cable Next-Gen Breakfast Workshop Series at SCTE-ISBE Cable-Tec Expo in New Orleans

New York, NY - (NewMediaWire) - June 18, 2019 - Light Reading, the market-leading online community for the global communications sector, is returning to SCTE-ISBE Cable-Tec Expo this fall to stage two breakfast workshops on the hottest tech topics in cable today – virtualization and 5G. The Cab…

Light Reading Announces 2019 Leading Lights Awards Winners

New York, NY - (NewMediaWire) - May 7, 2019 - Light Reading (, the market-leading online community for the global communications sector, has announced the winners of its 2019 Leading Lights Awards program.  Winners included industry giants such as Amdocs, Ciena and Sprint, …

Light Reading Launches The 5G Exchange

New York, NY - (NewMediaWire) - May 3, 2019 - Light Reading (, the market-leading online community for the global communications sector, today launched The 5G Exchange (, a vetted, approved and authoritative educational resource for the global communic…

The podcast: Light Reading sandwich

In the absence of Jamie, Scott becomes the filling in a Light Reading sandwich as he’s outnumbered by Ray and Iain. The three discuss long overdue big investments in fibre from the likes of Vodafone and Verizon, and why they matter. Talking about big investments they move on to the exceptional sum A…

Light Reading Blogs

Intel's data-centric biz takes a Q3 hammering

After an April bounce driven by more homeworking thanks to COVID-19, the US chip giant has finally been hit by customers' cost-cutting, despite cloud growth.

FreedomFi wants private wireless to be as easy as launching a website

Enterprises with coding capabilities are starting to create open source LTE networks with help from a startup called FreedomFi.

Facebook in the crosshairs of possible FTC lawsuit

Days after Google found itself in court, the FTC is deciding whether to pursue antitrust claims against Facebook over buying WhatsApp and Instagram.

Podcast: Juniper CTO on creating an AI-driven enterprise

Juniper CTO Raj Yavatkar joins the Light Reading podcast to discuss Juniper's strategy to help build AI-driven enterprises.

AT&T, Cisco tout IoT partnership for 5G

Cisco and AT&T said they would continue their partnership for Internet of Things (IoT) management services to cover Low Power Wide Area Networking (LPWAN) and 5G.

Charter, CableLabs execs on tap for SCTE/ISBE leadership program

CableLabs CEO Phil McKinney and Charter CTO Stephanie Mitchko-Beale will speak at next week's SCTE/ISBE-Tuck Executive Leadership Program.
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Light Reading Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Light Reading founded?

    Light Reading was founded in 2000.

  • Who are Light Reading key executives?

    Light Reading's key executives are Ray le Maistre, Jeff Baumgartner and Carol Wilson.

  • How many employees does Light Reading have?

    Light Reading has 53 employees.

  • Who are Light Reading competitors?

    Competitors of Light Reading include Foodbev Media, Breitbart News Network and Groupe Archimedia.

  • Where are Light Reading offices?

    Light Reading has an office in New York.

  • How many offices does Light Reading have?

    Light Reading has 1 office.