Light Reading is an independent B2B digital media platform providing daily news, analysis and insight for the global communications networking and services industry. Our broad readership and solid reputation make us the leading resource for telecom, mobile and cable network operators, cloud services players and all the companies that develop and supply them with technology, applications, and professional services. Light Reading has over 500,000 qualified registered users, our websites attract over 1.3 million monthly page views and our newsletters are sent out to 220,000 opt-in subscribers.
Our brand is also active across all social media channels, with over 100,000 members and followers. The Light Reading Group incorporates a dedicated research division Heavy Reading, over 15 successful annual industry events including its flagship Big 5G Event (formerly the Big Communications Event), several targeted online communities (including Security Now, Connecting Africa and Broadband World News) that dig even deeper into key areas of the global communications industry and its sister industry news site Telecoms.com.
Light Reading is the go-to, independent online news analysis and opinion portal for the global communications networking and services industry that comprises telecom, mobile and cable network operators, the cloud services players (including the web-scale giants) and all the companies that develop and supply them with technology, applications, and professional services.
The Light Reading team has been identifying and reporting on the key communications industry trends since the turn of the century and has an unrivaled team of experienced journalists and editors based across North America and Europe that informs and (we hope) entertains those involved in this vital multi-trillion-dollar sector.
With the Light Reading site (www.lightreading.com), which boasts hundreds of thousands of registered users, at its heart, the broader Light Reading group has, since 2000, diversified to include:
- Heavy Reading (www.heavyreading.com), a highly respected and successful analyst business;
- A series of successful industry events, including the annual Leading Lights industry awards;
- A number of targeted online communities that dig even deeper into key areas of the global communications industry, including Broadband World News (www.broadbandworldnews.com), Security Now (www.securitynow.com), Connecting Africa (www.connectingafrica.com) and TU-Automotive (www.tu-auto.com).
- In addition, the Light Reading group now also includes sister industry news site Telecoms.com (http://telecoms.com/).
Light Reading is, since July 2016, part of Informa Tech (https://tech.informa.com), a division of Informa PLC.