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By Craig Leddy, 12/14/2018
US cable providers are gearing up to play a crucial role by supporting transport of 5G communications, but their aspirations are clouded by the complexity of 5G itself.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 12/14/2018
A new report suggests that the US is using its merger approval process to pressure Sprint and T-Mobile's parent companies to back away from Huawei.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 12/14/2018
The optical networking vendor said in a filing with the SEC that it will take a charge against earnings related to severance and other related costs.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 12/14/2018
Node+0 requirement of FDX is a deal-breaker for some MSOs, and could open the door to other, less-limiting alternatives, Daniel Etman, cable consultant at Switzerland-based Quickline, says.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 12/14/2018
MSO-backed group sees no 'one clear winner' in LPWAN market.
By Zeus Kerravala, Founder and Principal Analyst, ZK Research, 12/14/2018
Networking containerized environments is tough; Arista wants to help.
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 12/14/2018
This week in our WiC roundup: Brogrammers are still thriving; TPG puts the spotlight on a female hire; Wall Street's fear of women; and more.
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 12/14/2018
In the spirit of German Christmas markets, where supersized hot dogs are sold from souped-up garden sheds in snow-starved town squares across Europe, today's Eurobites is mainly about Deutsche Telekom. Oh, and there's a bit about UK broadband.
By Gabriel Brown, Principal Analyst, Heavy Reading, 12/14/2018
Many operators are expected to initially deploy 5G RANs in non-standalone mode on an LTE network, migrating later to standalone mode. But that migration is less than straightforward, and there are multiple options to consider.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 12/14/2018
3GPP drops 'mini bombshell' at meeting in Italy this week, says an observer, with its announcement of unexpected delays to the 5G standardization process.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 12/13/2018
Apple plans to spend $10 billion over five years on new data center facilities, as well as expanding its facilities in Austin, Seattle, San Diego and beyond.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 12/13/2018
Oracle debuts a hybrid platform as it looks to catch up from far behind in the cloud.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 12/13/2018
The optical networking specialist is benefiting from 5G buildouts and webscale traffic monsters, and doing what it can to avoid sitting on a lead.
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Spam Emails Bring Bomb Threats to US Businesses, Schools
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 12/14/2018
On Thursday, US businesses and schools began receiving a number of bomb threats ...
Phishing Emails, Trojans Continued to Proliferate in Q3 – Report
Larry Loeb, Author, 12/14/2018
Researchers at Comodo Cybersecurity found that phishing emails continued to ...
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FCC Finally Defines Broadband for All
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 12/14/2018
At its meeting, the Federal Communications Commission increased the speed of ...
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Fiber Broadband Association, , 12/13/2018
Fiber Broadband Association President Lisa Younger's new neighbor Amazon isn't ...
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By Sterling Perrin, Principal Analyst, Heavy Reading, 10/25/2017
Next-gen wireless will require next-gen wireline fronthaul and backhaul solutions that must be put in place within the next 2 years.
Cable's 5G Transport Role: Promise Meets Complexity
December 2018
The cable industry is poised to benefit in many ways from 5G, but it must be careful to avoid getting stuck in a quagmire of complexity. This report analyzes the prospects for cable to provide 5G mobile transport services and examines the recent technologies and strategies that are being explored.
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Thought Leadership Council: CSPs Concerned About Impact of Future Tech on Security
November 2018
This month's Thought Leadership Council (TLC) forum focused on network security planning. This TLC panel was asked 10 questions about deployment plans, drivers and challenges and budgeting for network security. The results clearly indicate that CSPs feel their companies are currently doing a good or excellent job with network security; however, there are several new technologies and services that must be addressed in order to maintain necessary levels of network security.
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Multi-Terabit Switch Chips & Software
October 2018
This report details and analyzes more than 40 high-performance Ethernet switch devices, embedded SDN, operating system software and IP solutions, identifying the key requirements and highlighting the advantages they hold for equipment manufacturers and service providers. It also reviews vendor strategies and surveys component features, performance and flexibility in this important market. Further, this report profiles 15 leading vendors in the market.
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Prime Reading
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 ...
DT's Terastream: A Bigger Splash?
Iain Morris , International Editor , 9/13/2018
Deutsche Telekom's once-ballyhooed Terastream initiative, which turned seven this ...
Piecing Together the 5G Big Picture
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 9/10/2018
For network operators, the evolution to a 5G architecture requires a strategy ...
NFV Is Down but Not Out
Iain Morris , International Editor , 5/22/2018
NFV has failed to live up to the original expectations five years after it was ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Synamedia, the startup spawned by the acquisition of Cisco Systems's video software unit, will stick to its knitting by helping pay-TV partners deliver services to ...
Lee Wade, CEO at UK cloud and data network operator Exponential-e, talks cloud and network evolution, automation, security and why he has two baristas at the company's London HQ.
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