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Key developments from the mobile backhaul sector, including synchronization.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/15/2018
But the next-gen technology will help service providers hit hot spots that require more capacity density.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/14/2018
Satellite access will play a key role going forward in reaching distant locations more quickly than fiber can, providing access and wireless backhaul, enabling disaster recovery and backup and connecting mobile sites including cruise and shipping vessels, airplanes and more, says SES CEO John-Paul Hemingway.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 11/12/2018
Three UK CEO Dave Dyson aims to hoover up a big chunk of the UK broadband market with his forthcoming 5G service.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/8/2018
Arris deal presented 'best path' after CommScope analyzed how to rejuvenate its business and shore up its positioning for the 5G era, CEO says.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 11/8/2018
Despite his high-speed name, Telecom Italia's Giuseppe Ferraris is concerned about any 5G business case based entirely on providing faster mobile connectivity to consumers.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 11/5/2018
US telco giant has gone in for some organizational slicing as it tries to position itself for growth opportunities in the 5G market.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/29/2018
Heavy Reading's Alan Breznick and Light Reading's Jeff Baumgartner discuss the tech topics that resonated in Atlanta at SCTE's annual confab, including Full Duplex DOCSIS, expanded spectrum DOCSIS, distributed access architectures, AI, and what critical role cable might play in the 5G era.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/24/2018
Government-backed wholesale operator says there would be more 'effective outcomes' if operators shared 5G infrastructure.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/23/2018
Mobile operator thinks 5G technology could be used to provide high-speed connectivity for a quarter of German properties.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 10/15/2018
Broadband Success Partners Principal Jack Burton says 5G represents a great opportunity for cable MSOs to work with 5G network operators and provide not only backhaul, but facilities -- real estate on poles, towers in headends and central offices. Cable's proximity to the customer could provide them a revenue source tied to 5G and edge computing, as well as a long-term hedge against obsolescence.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 10/12/2018
As actual 5G services are starting to arrive, what does 'commercial' 5G network actually mean right now?
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 10/12/2018
The legislative environment now seems to have roadblocks up against fiber deployment, according to Brian Daniels, Zayo's senior VP of strategic networks. He said there's a need for standard fees and permanent processes to help multiple tenants use a city's light poles and other infrastructure so several carriers can efficiently provide competitive services in cities.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 10/12/2018
Verizon's director of optical transport network architecture, design and planning talks about why millimeter wave technology works so well to deliver a home broadband service, and how Verizon intends to reach more places with 5G even where adding new fiber isn't feasible.
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BlackBerry Acquiring Security & AI Firm Cylance for $1.4B
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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 ...
Calix Gambles on a Software-Defined Reboot
Carol Wilson , Editor-at-large , 6/28/2017
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