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Big 5G Event Fireside Chat: Starry COO Alex Moulle-Berteaux
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5/30/2019  |  Post a comment
Light Reading's Mike Dano discussed how to build an affordable fixed 5G Internet service with Alex Moulle-Berteaux, chief operating officer for Starry, at the Big 5G Event in Denver on May 8.
Big 5G Event Panel: Critical Next Steps for 5G Deployments
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5/27/2019  |  Post a comment
Ovum's Michael Roberts discusses what pieces of the 5G puzzle are still needed with NSIGHT's Patrick Riordan, Mavenir's John Baker, Western Digital's Oded Sagee, Sprint's Mishka Dehghan and Cisco's Ian Campbell at the Big 5G Event in Denver, Colo. on May 7, 2019.
Big 5G Event Keynote: C Spire's Craig Sparks
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5/27/2019  |  Post a comment
Craig Sparks, the CIO for C Spire, discussed how millimeter wave technology will drive 5G innovation during his keynote at the Big 5G Event in Denver, Colo. on May 7.
Verizon's Palmer: 5G Pricing & Coverage Will Continue to Evolve
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5/27/2019  |  Post a comment
Verizon initially launched mobile 5G with relatively spotty coverage and a $10-per-month charge. But that's not necessarily where 5G is heading, according to Verizon's Nicki Palmer.
Zayo's Brian Daniels: Fiber Holds Key to Unlocking Millimeter Wave's Potential
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5/24/2019  |  Post a comment
As speedy millimeter wave technology gets deployed to fill some important gaps in super-dense urban areas and some rural regions, the potential of these new wireless offerings will be limited if not backed up by rich fiber networks.
AT&T's Phillips: Career Sponsorship Goes Both Ways
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5/23/2019  |  Post a comment
Shay Phillips encourages her peers to identify a career sponsor, an advocate who provides workplace advice and challenges colleagues.
Verizon's Dennis Ong: Vehicle Autonomy to Arrive in Phases
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5/23/2019  |  Post a comment
Personal autonomous vehicles is a long-term promise 5G, but the nearer-term reality is more likely involve autonomous shuttles in smart cities, assisted assisted by AI-empowered cameras, Verizon's Dr. Dennis Ong predicts.
Sprint's Campbell: 5G Is Getting Real – Now What?
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5/23/2019  |  Post a comment
Sprint's mobile 5G launch could happen in the next few days. But the real question is what the industry will do with 5G once it launches.
Big 5G Event Panel: Maximizing 5G ROI – The Business Case for 5G
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5/22/2019  |  1 comment
Verizon's Nicki Palmer, AT&T's Igor Glubochansky, C Spire's Craig Sparks, Cincinnati Bell's Tom Simpson and CTIA's Tom Sawanobori join Light Reading's Mike Dano to discuss how 5G will really pay off for carriers.
CenturyLink Dives Into Services Deployed at the Deep Edge
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5/21/2019  |  Post a comment
CenturyLink's Kevin McBride explains why it's a 'great time to be wireline.'
Big 5G Event Keynote: Sprint's Mishka Dehghan
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5/21/2019  |  Post a comment
Mishka Dehghan is vice president of 5G development for Sprint Business, and she talked about the future that we can enable with 5G at the Big 5G Event in Denver on May 8, 2019.
MetTel's Silber: 5G Transforms Business Models
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5/21/2019  |  Post a comment
MetTel's Max Silber, the carrier's vice president of mobility, says 5G transforms business for both MetTel and its enterprise customers.
Why Telcos Need AI & Automation in 5G Networks
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5/21/2019  |  Post a comment
Heavy Reading's James Crawshaw gives an overview of a session he chaired at the Big 5G Event on automation, AI and the immediate uses for telcos as their networks evolve.
Securing 5G Networks: Control Plane Evolution
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5/20/2019  |  Post a comment
NetNumber's Jee Alkebsi and Heavy Reading's Jim Hodges discuss the recent 5G Security Market Leadership Study (MLS) and what network operators are doing to offer managed security services.
5G Man Goes OTT
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5/20/2019  |  1 comment
5G man is always desperate to help... but his help isn't always needed.
MetTel's Fox: Enterprises Need to Find Business Case for 5G
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5/20/2019  |  Post a comment
Many initial 5G deployments will be private networks on enterprise premises, and service providers will need to accommodate those needs, says MetTel CTO Ed Fox in conversation with Light Reading's Mitch Wagner. Also, Fox talks about how MetTel is going big on network functions virtualization (NFV).
The Importance of Hardware to 5G
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5/20/2019  |  Post a comment
At the Big 5G Event in Denver, Gilles Garcia, EMEA comms business lead director at chip specialist Xilinx, suggests the hardware platforms needed to underpin 5G rollouts are being overshadowed by excitement over software developments.
Big 5G Event Keynote Panel: We Need to Talk About Edge Computing
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5/17/2019  |  Post a comment
Ibrahim Gedeon from Telus, Jim Poole from Equinix and Tom Tofigh from QCT discuss edge computing as part of the telco cloud at the Big 5G Event in Denver on May 8, 2019.
WiCipedia: Egg Freezing, Hormone Lunches & Back to Work With Babies... Oh My!
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5/17/2019  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: Women in Comms steals the show in Denver; moms in tech hog the headlines; women are talked over in meetings (duh); and more!
Big 5G Event Keynote: Fireside Chat – Andrew Dugan, CenturyLink
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5/16/2019  |  Post a comment
CenturyLink CTO Andrew Dugan shares his views on 5G transport technology at the Big 5G Event in Denver on May 8, 2019.
CenturyLink's Walker: More Edges, More Efficiency
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5/16/2019  |  Post a comment
Bill Walker explains how edge computing has allowed operators to decompose applications and distribute them on the network.
HR's Steve Bell on FUD in a 5G World
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5/16/2019  |  Post a comment
Heavy Reading Senior Analyst Steve Bell highlights some of the fear, uncertainty and doubt related to 5G's return-on-investment cases and regulatory environments.
The Big 5G Event: Photos
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5/15/2019  |  Post a comment
20 select shots from the week that was in Denver, Colo.
Verizon's Wellbrock: RAN Is Fancy Radio That Rides on Fiber
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5/15/2019  |  Post a comment
The radio access network receives plenty of attention in 5G discussions, but Verizon's Glenn Wellbrock says those "fancy radios" require a strong fiber backbone.
Ovum's Mike Roberts on 5G's Milestone
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5/15/2019  |  Post a comment
At the Big 5G Event in Denver, Mike Roberts, research director for Ovum's Service Provider Markets group, gives his take on the current state of the 5G market.
AT&T's Igor Glubochansky: Businesses Need Lower Latency Networks
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5/14/2019  |  Post a comment
AT&T sees big promise in manufacturing, healthcare and retail, even before mobile 5G becomes available everywhere.
Podcast: The Big 5G Event & Big 5G Questions
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5/13/2019  |  Post a comment
Light Reading's Ray Le Maistre and Phil Harvey were joined by two guests -- Light Reading's Mike Dano and US Ignite's Mari Silbey -- to sum up the state of 5G, why US cities are closely watching 5G deployments and what we can look forward to as 2019 rolls on.
STEM Is Root of Success for Women in Comms
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5/13/2019  |  Post a comment
STEM can help women self-correct the gender gap, but girls lose interest in STEM early on. That needs to change.
5G Opportunity Still Outweighs the Threat to Cable Ops
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5/13/2019  |  Post a comment
MSOs must remain wary of 5G-powered in-home broadband services, but the backhaul and fronthaul opportunities will abound for cable operators as 5G networks are deployed.
It's a Wrap: Big 5G Event Highlights
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5/13/2019  |  Post a comment
It's a wrap! Take a low-latency whistle-stop tour of who said what and why at Light Reading's Big 5G Event in Denver.
At Boingo, Network Cloudification Drives Business Transformation
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5/13/2019  |  Post a comment
Boingo is best known as the guys who get travelers online at airports, but that's just a small part of the business nowadays. Network virtualization has helped drive the transition.
Where Is the 5G Edge? Tomorrow's Apps Depend on the Answer
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5/10/2019  |  Post a comment
To build the edge computing capabilities that 5G applications need, carriers need to find out where more processing is needed – and that's not terribly clear at the moment.
Big 5G Event Keynote: Ibrahim Gedeon, Telus
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5/10/2019  |  1 comment
Telus CTO Ibrahim Gedeon shared his views of the industry's progress at the Big 5G Event in Denver on May 8, 2019, and was one of the big hits of the week.
5G Potential Is All in the Timing
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5/10/2019  |  Post a comment
The move to 5G will also disrupt carriers' timing systems as 5G's timing and clock synchronization requirements are much more strict.
Public Safety Agencies Don't See a Clear Path to 5G
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5/10/2019  |  Post a comment
5G technology offers promise and potential to public safety agencies, but a long road ahead looms for implementation, according to panelists at the Big 5G Event.
5G Was Rushed to Market – It Shows
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5/9/2019  |  1 comment
The global wireless industry rushed a barebones version of the 5G standard out the door so it could get to market more quickly. Today's 5G certainly reflects that haste.
Sprint Eyes IoT Uses as 5G Launch Approaches
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5/9/2019  |  Post a comment
Ahead of its 5G launch, Sprint's Mishka Dehghan discussed the carrier's Curiosity IoT platform and highlights smart city applications that will take advantage of 5G's technical capabilities.
Data Center Firms, Mobile Operators Pour Cold Water on Edge Computing
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5/9/2019  |  7 comments
Edge computing, particularly in the 5G world, faces a series of serious obstacles, according to several in the mobile network and data center industries.
Huawei Urges US to Adopt German Approach to Security
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5/8/2019  |  Post a comment
Under-fire Chinese vendor wants the US to introduce a regime for the testing of 5G products from all vendors as it fights efforts to have it banned from international markets.
Starry Subs Devour 350GB of Data Per Month, Gravitate to OTT Video
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5/8/2019  |  Post a comment
Millimeter wave-powered provider of fixed wireless broadband has been able to achieve 20% service penetration in apartment buildings within 60 to 90 days of launch, COO says.
Leading Lights Winners On Fire!
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5/8/2019  |  Post a comment
We invited our 2019 Leading Lights awards winners to share their thoughts with the Light Reading video crew. Here's what they had to say:
Telus CTO: 5G Is Letting Us Down
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5/8/2019  |  1 comment
Ibrahim Gedeon of Canada's Telus says there needs to be less focus on speed and more attention paid to real transformation.
CenturyLink CTO: Edge Compute & Fiber Will Supercharge 5G
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5/8/2019  |  Post a comment
Ample fiber infrastructure and edge computing resources will play a key role in getting 5G services ready to go, says CenturyLink CTO Andrew Dugan.
'Fractured' US 5G Market Thirsts for Mid-Band Spectrum
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5/8/2019  |  Post a comment
The country's 5G leadership position could be at risk unless mid-band spectrum is made available to its operators.
AT&T's Phillips: HOPE Hinders Tall Poppy Syndrome
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5/8/2019  |  Post a comment
Shay Phillips says women can change misperception in the workplace by identifying a career advocate with an open-door policy.
CenturyLink's Bozich on the Small Cell Opportunity
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5/8/2019  |  Post a comment
CenturyLink is one of the biggest wireline network operators in the country, but the company is also eyeing the wireless business, including through a small cell buildout operation.
T-Mobile's Ewaldsson: 5G Spectrum – the More Bands the Better
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5/7/2019  |  Post a comment
A broad range of spectrum bands is critical to helping T-Mobile deliver on a good 5G experience, and millimeter wave takes another knock.
Service Providers Look to Enterprises for 5G ROI
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5/7/2019  |  Post a comment
Network operators are looking for 5G to do what 4G can't for enterprise customers – and that will justify the investment.
Managing the 5G Hype Is Critical to Carriers
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5/7/2019  |  Post a comment
Preparing and educating customers about the true capabilities about 5G can help mobile service providers avoid unrealistic expectations, execs at Light Reading's Big 5G Event insist.
Verizon Eyes 80%+ Latency Reduction on Edge Platform
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5/7/2019  |  Post a comment
The US telco expects to support a sub-10-millisecond service on its edge platform by the end of this year.
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