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Key developments from the world of optical, broadband, wireless, and software components, including chips and modules.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 10/14/2019
Apple is reportedly planning to release a 5G modem as early as 2022, possibly joining Samsung and Huawei in that select group and align with Apple's push to become a vertically integrated company.
By Robert Clark, 10/14/2019
The Chinese equipment giant has a new plan for shaping the development of optical access technology.
By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 10/14/2019
Authorities have allowed the controversial Chinese vendor to participate in demos at an industry event, suggesting it may be allowed into the country's 5G market.
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By James Kisner, Contributing columnist, 10/14/2019
It's like Mad Max in the optical networking space, with every group of participants – optical transceiver vendors, chip manufacturers, systems OEMs and even end customers – all fighting their own war.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/10/2019
Recent deals signed by the likes of Telia, Three and Telecom Italia are under an uncomfortable spotlight after the publication of a new report about 5G security.
By Robert Clark, 10/9/2019
Fiber saturation has dampened demand this year, but the arrival of 5G means the downturn may be short-lived.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 10/8/2019
The global semiconductor industry is nearing the trough of a massive decline due to oversupply issues, but according to a new report from IHS Markit | Technology, 5G will help rectify the situation.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/8/2019
The Norwegian operator will eventually have an all-Ericsson radio access network for all the different technologies, a senior executive tells Light Reading.
By James Kisner, Contributing columnist, 10/8/2019
An analyst firm is at odds with industry execs on how quickly the market for LiDAR applications will take off. Several companies that supply the telco industry are making bets that LiDAR will pay off soon.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/8/2019
The Trump administration is also taking a close interest in open RAN technologies, and proponents such as Altiostar, as it looks to support alternatives to the Chinese equipment giant.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/7/2019
One of the telecom's industry's top executives is backing trials of open RAN technology as a way of bringing more competition into the network market.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/4/2019
Most governments and operators have shown little inclination to heed US warnings about the consequences of using Chinese suppliers.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 10/4/2019
Denver city officials acknowledge that 5G could dramatically improve residents' lives, but ongoing concerns over permitting for and radiation from 5G cell sites remain obstacles.
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CISO No Longer the Last Word on Security – Radware
Larry Loeb, Author, 10/14/2019
The rise of DevSecOps may be the reason that 70% of respondents to Radware's ...
New 'Reductor' Malware Intercepts Browser Traffic
Larry Loeb, Author, 10/11/2019
Encrypted traffic from both Chrome and Firefox shown to be vulnerable.
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BBWN Bites: Alternative Access Techs Advance
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 10/14/2019
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BBWN Bites: Consumer Tech Spending to Climb to $2.06T by 2023 – IDC
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 10/11/2019
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Ericsson, Huawei & Nokia Are Facing an 'Oil Crisis' Upheaval
Iain Morris , International Editor , 7/31/2019
Years of consolidation have left the global mobile network market largely in the ...
Huawei Has Billions Riding on Claim to Be 5G Patents Powerhouse
Iain Morris , International Editor , 4/2/2019
As both a licensor and licensee of cellular technology, Huawei has more at stake ...
Europe's Big Telcos Are Getting Edgy About 5G
Iain Morris , International Editor , 3/13/2019
Virtual dodgeball will not happen unless operators cut mobile latency, but that ...
Amid the Rubble of L'Aquila, ZTE Tries to Rebuild
Iain Morris , International Editor , 11/16/2018
China's ZTE is working hard to patch up its customer relationships after US ...
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