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Light Reading's SPIT Coverage Continued

Light Reading ramps up its new coverage effort on Service Provider IT (SPIT)

NEW YORK, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM TechWeb's Light Reading (www.lightreading.com), the largest research-led media company serving the global communications marketplace today reminds its readers that it is stepping up its Service Provider Information Technology (SPIT) coverage with several recent articles:

    Putting SPIT in Focus
    -- http://www.lightreading.com/document.asp?doc_id=187803
    The SPIT Manifesto
    -- http://www.lightreading.com/document.asp?doc_id=187395
    Developer Apathy Could Curb Telco App Stores
    -- http://www.lightreading.com/document.asp?doc_id=188262
    MWC 2010: Ericsson Opens App Store
    -- http://www.lightreading.com/document.asp?doc_id=187953
    Analysts: SPIT Is Hot Stuff
    -- http://www.lightreading.com/document.asp?doc_id=187813

SPIT, or Service Provider Information Technology, is Light Reading's new term describing the evolving set of non-traditional telecom (and data networking) technologies that allow for a greater degree of flexibility in the creation, management, delivery, and monetization of new-generation communications services. Beginning March 1, Light Reading will have a special week of coverage, SPIT Week, sponsored by Nokia Siemens Networks.

SPIT Week will be followed by a series of SPIT-related Webinars and a SPIT-related virtual event, "Three OSS Imperatives: Customer, Cost & Cloud," scheduled for April 20. For information on sponsorship and speaking opportunities contact [email protected].

    Contact:
    Amy Averbook
    Light Reading
    212 600-3373
    [email protected]

About Light Reading

Founded in 2000, Light Reading (www.lightreading.com) is the leading online media, research, and focused event company serving the $3 trillion worldwide communications market. Lightreading.com is the ultimate source for technological and financial analysis of the communications industry, leading the media sector in terms of traffic, content, and reputation. Light Reading'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. Light Reading produces nearly 20 targeted communications events including TelcoTV, and TelcoTV Asia, Ethernet Expo New York and Ethernet Europe, and The Tower Summit @ CTIA, as well as focused one-day events tailored for cable, mobile, and wireline executives in the US, Europe, India, and China. Light Reading was acquired by United Business Media in August 2005 and operates as a unit of TechWeb.

About UBM TechWeb

UBM TechWeb, the global leader in technology media and professional information, enables people and organizations to harness the transformative power of technology. Through its core businesses - media solutions, marketing services and professional information - UBM TechWeb produces the most respected and consumed brands, applications and services in the technology market. More than 14.5 million business and technology professionals (CIOs, IT and IT Support managers, Web & Digital professionals, Software and Game developers, Government decision makers, and Telecom providers) actively participate in UBM TechWeb's communities. UBM TechWeb brands includes: global face-to-face events such as Interop, Game Developers Conference (GDC), Web 2.0, Black Hat and VoiceCon; large-scale online networks such as InformationWeek, Light Reading and Gamasutra; research, training and certification services, including HDI, Pyramid Research and InformationWeek Analytics; and market-leading magazines such as InformationWeek and Wall Street & Technology. UBM TechWeb is part of UBM, a global provider of media and information services for professional B2B communities and markets.

About United Business Media Limited

UBM (UBM.L) focuses on two principal activities: worldwide information distribution, targeting and monitoring; and, the development and monetisation of B2B communities and markets. UBM's businesses inform markets and serve professional commercial communities -- from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewelry traders, from farmers to pharmacists -- with integrated events, online, print and business information products. Our 6,500 staff in more than 30 countries are organised into specialist teams that serve these communities, bringing buyers and sellers together, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently. For more information, go to http://www.unitedbusinessmedia.com.

SOURCE Light Reading

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