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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/23/2018
The Broadband Forum is handing over recommendations for a converged 5G core network that would address fixed as well as mobile network needs.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 10/23/2018
But 4G wireless bolsters Verizon's numbers, as Oath unit expected to miss 2020 targets.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 10/23/2018
As Oracle debuts new blockchain solutions, Light Reading wonders what, if anything, blockchain is good for.
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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 Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 10/23/2018
DENVER -- Tracy Nolan, president of national sales, strategy and operations for Sprint, says companies need to support women in the shift to network automation to lessen the potential jobs impact.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/23/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Sparkle and Amartus air their SD-WAN concept; Nokia boosts Netia's network capacity in Poland; Orange seals satellite-based military deal.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 10/23/2018
Before the end of this year, Arista said it will be shipping at least one new 400G switch aimed at helping cloud and data center providers handle the growth and sheer number of enterprise workloads.
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By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 10/23/2018
The chipset, however, won't start sampling until 2020, pushing 5G small cells further out commercially.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/23/2018
Ericsson's Group CTO Erik Ekudden discusses 5G partnerships, the growing importance of edge computing and the use of machine learning (ML) tools.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/23/2018
Arris is researching new technologies and techniques using expanded spectrum and a new generation of amplifiers that could serve as an alternative to Full Duplex DOCSIS and extend the life of HFC networks.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/22/2018
DT's edge computing startup MobiledgeX and SKT's quantum cryptography specialist ID Quantique to be the grateful recipients.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/22/2018
A proposed standard aims to allow upgrades to legacy technologies like DOCSIS, or new capabilities, such as 5G or PON, to be snapped into a generic (and modular) node housing.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/22/2018
Many larger network operators are bringing software development in-house, developing their own orchestrators and other tools, and using more open source to get the results they want, without vendor dependence.
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Biometrics: How to Balance Security, Privacy & Data Protection
John Callahan, Chief Technology Officer, Veridium, 10/23/2018
Biometrics is a way to strengthen security within the enterprise, while doing ...
Enterprises Face a Large, & Growing, Cybersecurity Skills Gap
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 10/23/2018
As enterprise cybersecurity becomes complex and businesses scramble to invest ...
Broadband World News
Telefónica Deutschland CTO: 5G in the Gigabit Society
10/23/2018
In an exclusive interview before his keynote at BBWF 2018, Carbajo Martín, ...
BBWF 2018: The Economics of SD-Access
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/23/2018
At Broadband World Forum 2018 there's a lot of chat about the shift towards ...
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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.
Thought Leadership Council: CSPs Not Hesitating to Move Network Functions to Edge
October 2018
This TLC panel was asked nine questions about deployment plans, drivers and challenges for implementing edge solutions. CSPs expect to reap significant benefits from this shift, including the creation of new vertical business opportunities, while shortening provisioning and gaining agility in their networks.
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5G RANs: Vendors' Emerging Portfolios
October 2018
This report analyzes key vendors' progress at this critical juncture in the evolution of the 5G market. It looks at the 5G RAN solutions they are offering now, timelines for commercial 5G technology launch, and customer trial and contract announcements. Further, the report compares some of the differences in the solutions coming to market and profiles eight leading vendors.
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Cable's Fiber Outlook Gets Clearer With Coherent Optics
September 2018
This report provides an update of cable's fiber deployments and assesses the prospects for coherent optics in the cable access network. It explores potential use cases and includes a chart of 19 technology suppliers that are participating in CableLabs' P2P coherent optics working group.
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Prime Reading
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 ...
Leading Lights 2018: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 4/11/2018
Light Reading is thrilled to announce the finalists for this year's Leading ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
As an extension to DOCSIS 3.1, Full Duplex DOCSIS (FDX) will put cable operators in position to deliver symmetrical gigabit speeds over their widely deployed HFC ...
Eric Hutchinson's goals as CEO of Spirent are nothing if not ambitious. He is seeking to not only move the long-time testing and assurance vendor into a new strategic ...
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