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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/17/2020
Some of the world's biggest tech companies are jumping on the green bandwagon, but their efforts are unlikely to be enough.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 1/16/2020
As the wireless industry gears up to deploy hundreds of thousands of small cells in the US over the coming years, a cottage industry is developing around the need to hide all this equipment.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 1/15/2020
US politicians from across the political divide want to spend hundreds of millions to shore up US alternatives to the controversial Chinese vendor.
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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/15/2020
Boris Johnson raises an important question about the structure of the telecom industry as the UK comes under Chinese and US pressure over its imminent decision on whether to ban Huawei from Britain's 5G market.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 1/14/2020
The giant equipment vendor is cutting 3% of jobs in Finland this year as it tries to restore profitability.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 1/14/2020
A delegation of US officials is said to have presented the UK government with new evidence about the risks the Chinese vendor poses.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 1/13/2020
Never mind the Oscars! The awards season is now properly underway with the launch of the Leading Lights 2020 program, so get cracking on your submission for Light Reading's annual awards before you get swallowed up by MWC madness.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 1/13/2020
UK operator becomes the first to roll out 5G radio access network equipment that can be used by more than one service provider as it continues to work on slashing costs.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 1/9/2020
A new year is upon us, but neither Verizon nor AT&T has shared concrete, quantifiable plans for 5G in millimeter-wave spectrum in 2020. Is this cause for concern?
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 1/8/2020
The South Korean electronics giant expects operating profits to fall, but not as much as some analysts had feared.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 1/6/2020
A battle is brewing between wireless carriers and utilities over whether 5G small cells can be installed on top of street lights. One problem? The street lights might fall over.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 1/6/2020
Middle Eastern operator names Altiostar, Cisco and NEC as open RAN suppliers, but details of deployment remain thin.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 1/2/2020
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Iliad completes towers sale; Portuguese spectrum auction coming soon; O2 spreads the 5G love in the UK.
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