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Key developments from the 4G sector, including LTE TDD and LTE-Advanced.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 9/21/2018
Demonstrated with gusto at Vodafone's headquarters this week, holographic calling might just be the killer application that 5G craves.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/20/2018
In response to the merger opposition, they claim that the sum of a combined 5G network will be greater than their individual parts.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 9/20/2018
As Sprint upgrades its network to handle more capacity for LTE, it is deploying massive MIMO antennas that provide the carrier a software-upgradable path to 5G services. Sprint's VP of Technology Ron Marquardt fills us in on the very latest, including a bit about why Sprint can use normal form-factor handsets for its network when 5G arrives.
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By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 9/18/2018
Affirmed Networks and others are taking virtualized EPCs and delivering that capability as a service via the public cloud.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 9/17/2018
Today's close of its merger with Cross River Fiber marks entry into new markets, but that growth is expected to continue, both in buildout and buy scenarios, says the CEO.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 9/17/2018
Chinese vendor fails to make 5G inroads with SK Telecom, but a reliable source plays down security concerns and points out that Huawei has not previously worked with the South Korean telco.
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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 9/17/2018
Vendor launches Contrail Edge Cloud, bringing a multicloud platform to the network's edge for 5G and much more and claiming a performance advantage in a small package.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 9/14/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom goes big in Bavaria; new MVNO targets hearing-loss sufferers; why telco customer experience (often) sucks.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/14/2018
FCC filings shed light on mix of initial deployment proposals targeting the emerging, shared 3.5GHz band.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/12/2018
Need for federal rules is 'pressing,' particularly around privacy laws, as individual states continue to plow ahead with their own rules, Randall Stephenson says.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/12/2018
Comcast CEO talks up 'Broadband 2.0' initiative that focuses on capacity, coverage and service management.
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Cloudflare Looks to Take the Pain Out of DNSSEC Protocol Adoption
Larry Loeb, Author, 9/21/2018
Uptake of the newer DNSSEC protocol has been slow, but a new tool from Cloudflare ...
Xbash Malware: Dangerous Mix of Threats
Jeffrey Burt, Editor & Journalist, 9/21/2018
The Xbash malware includes ransomware and cryptomining functions as well as ...
Broadband World News
In-Home Broadband Is Key Selling Point in T-Mobile/Sprint Deal
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/21/2018
Companies claim that the 5G network resulting from the proposed merger will ...
As Remote PHY Nears, No Time to Spare
Jim Walsh, Marketing Manager, Viavi Solutions, 9/20/2018
As MSOs add networking equipment to support the growing number of node counts, ...
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Europe's Backhaul Black Hole Looms Above 5G
Iain Morris , International Editor , 9/18/2017
The poor availability of fiber for mobile backhaul spells trouble for some of ...
Leading Lights 2017: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 4/10/2017
Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights ...
Russia's MTS to 'Sacrifice' Connectivity in Software Rebirth
Iain Morris , International Editor , 4/10/2017
Can Russia's biggest operator turn its connectivity eggs into service omelets?
The Growing Pains of 5G
Iain Morris , International Editor , 3/15/2017
The hype surrounding 5G reached fever pitch at the recent Mobile World Congress, ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Glenn Lurie, CEO of software platform provider Synchronoss Technologies, has his work cut out for him. He's helping carriers navigate several possible growth opportunities, like IoT, messaging and personal cloud services. Check out this interview where Lurie discusses the company's newest partnership with AT&T and new proof-of-concept with a blockchain-based mobile payments service.
Eric Hutchinson is a long-time Spirent executive who worked his way up through the financial ranks to be chief financial officer before assuming the CEO position in ...
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