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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 1/15/2019
2020 streaming play will support subscription and free, ad-based models as NBCU attempts to feed consumer demand for direct-to-consumer OTT without maiming its traditional distribution and ad business model.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 1/15/2019
Craig McCaw, Ian Small and Marni Walden said they will act as advisers to Alphabet's Loon. Those kinds of high-profile executives could help Loon's balloons get off the ground.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 1/15/2019
Microsoft and Walgreens Boots Alliance partner to transform healthcare delivery, as well as migrate most of WBA's IT infrastructure to Azure.
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By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 1/15/2019
Press reports from Shenzen say that Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei has denied that his company has standing orders to install 'back doors' into its gear to allow the Chinese government to spy on Huawei customers.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 1/15/2019
TiVo takes aim at Comcast's X1 platform with suit alleging that cable operator is infringing on eight more patents.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/15/2019
The next-generation mobile technology was supposed to be about new enterprise services opportunities. But where are they?
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 1/15/2019
Latest cuts form part of the Finnish vendor's plan to reduce annual operating costs by €700 million in the next two years.
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 1/15/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia's Nuage Networks powers sports data analysis; BT Global Services turns to SevOne; Helios enters South African market.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 1/15/2019
The IT part of Germany's Deutsche Telekom is selling its mainframes business to IBM, with 400 of its employees set to join the US tech giant as part of the deal, according to press reports.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 1/15/2019
A merger between the two companies would create one of the region's biggest telcos, giving it the muscle it needs to compete against other big players.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 1/14/2019
The 5G train is up and running in the US.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 1/14/2019
T-Mobile promised to roll out 5G nationwide on its 600MHz spectrum by 2020, but it already has some 5G services in action. All it lacks are compatible smartphones.
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Schneider Electric EV Charging Stations Vulnerable to Attack
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 1/15/2019
Researchers at Positive Technologies have found three vulnerabilities within ...
Average Cyber Attack Cleanup Tops $1M, Radware Finds
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 1/15/2019
Over the last year, the amount that companies pay out to clean up from a cyber ...
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AT&T's Zeto: Smart Cities Are Built on Platforms
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 1/15/2019
Mike Zeto, GM of AT&T's Smart Cities division, expects metro areas to adopt ...
BearingPoint Exec: 'CSPs, Don't Miss Out on Digital Transformation'
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 1/14/2019
Angus Ward, CEO of Digital Platform Solutions at tech and management consulting ...
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By Simon Stanley, 1/2/2019
Developing an open architecture for domain-specific accelerators could empower service providers to accelerate edge computing and related applications.
Mobile Operator 5G Capex Forecasts: 2018-2023
December 2018
This paper estimates and forecasts 5G capex by mobile operators, including investments in the fixed transport infrastructure to serve those networks. It includes estimates for capex split by region and network segment.
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Cable's 5G Transport Role: Promise Meets Complexity
December 2018
The cable industry is poised to benefit in many ways from 5G, but it must be careful to avoid getting stuck in a quagmire of complexity. This report analyzes the prospects for cable to provide 5G mobile transport services and examines the recent technologies and strategies that are being explored.
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Thought Leadership Council: CSPs Concerned About Impact of Future Tech on Security
November 2018
This month's Thought Leadership Council (TLC) forum focused on network security planning. This TLC panel was asked 10 questions about deployment plans, drivers and challenges and budgeting for network security. The results clearly indicate that CSPs feel their companies are currently doing a good or excellent job with network security; however, there are several new technologies and services that must be addressed in order to maintain necessary levels of network security.
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Not Business as Usual: Open Source Changes IT Operations
Mitch Wagner , Executive Editor, Light Reading , 1/11/2019
Open source doesn't just change software: It changes how IT does its job.
Taking It Slow: Enterprises Use Open Source, but Are Cautious About Contributing
Mitch Wagner , Executive Editor, Light Reading , 1/9/2019
Enterprises are still mostly open source consumers rather than contributors to ...
How Open Source Has Turned the Software Industry Upside-Down
Mitch Wagner , Executive Editor, Light Reading , 1/7/2019
Without open source, you don't get the cloud.
Growing Pains: For Organizations Moving to Open Source, It's a Tough Transition
Mitch Wagner , Executive Editor, Light Reading , 1/3/2019
Organizations transitioning to open source need to learn both self-sufficiency ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Masergy's new CEO admits his company is seeing more competition in the managed services space from traditional telecom operators, but expects the privately held ...
Synamedia, the startup spawned by the acquisition of Cisco Systems's video software unit, will stick to its knitting by helping pay-TV partners deliver services to ...
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