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Key developments related to fronthaul and cloud/centralized radio access network (C-RAN) technologies and strategies.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/16/2019
Heavy Reading principal analyst Gabriel Brown discusses the latest trends in backhaul connectivity to support 5G strategies and the emerging importance of edge computing to mobile operators.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/11/2019
What were some of the key takeaways from Light Reading's 5G Transport & the Edge event in New York City? Two sober (just) editors chew the fat...
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 10/7/2019
Mike Dano explains how Verizon and other service providers speaking at the 5G Transport & the Edge event are well positioned to talk about edge computing, transport and traffic routing.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/3/2019
When the time came to open a new R&D facility focused on radio technology, the US software company could find no better place than Stockholm.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 9/30/2019
Marc Ganzi is described as a 'leading visionary and entrepreneur' in his company's biography, and given his recent investments its easy to see why. Here's what he has to say about hot topics like 5G, build to relocate, small cells and edge computing.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 9/27/2019
Light Reading's 5G Transport & the Edge event on October 10 in New York City will examine crucial aspects of constructing a 5G-capable network.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 9/25/2019
The industry body is concerned at the small number of radio access network (RAN) system vendors and is looking at ways to address that scarcity, says executive.
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 9/24/2019
The test process and integration efforts associated with Open RAN deployments are overwhelming, so the industry needs to engage in collaborative, joint test schemes that cut out duplicated effort, says Orange exec. The good news is, China Mobile's on the case…
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 9/9/2019
AT&T said it tested an eCPRI connection with equipment from Nokia and Samsung, while Verizon appears to have deployed Nokia's cloud RAN. The moves reflect growing operator interest in open RAN technologies.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 7/4/2019
Samsung is expecting O-RAN gear to arrive by 2020.
By Sterling Perrin, Principal Analyst, Heavy Reading, 7/1/2019
What's the best way forward for operators when it comes 5G transport networks?
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 6/25/2019
Building edge computing resources for advanced applications is going to be a big challenge to telcos in terms of how and where to invest, as well as when and where to partner with cloud providers, vendors and others.
By Sterling Perrin, Principal Analyst, Heavy Reading, 6/12/2019
To gain a realistic understanding of operators' views and plans for transport, Heavy Reading launched its first-ever 5G Transport Market Leadership Study with support from Ericsson, Fujitsu, Juniper and VIAVI Solutions.
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Open Conflict Over Open RAN
Iain Morris , International Editor , 2/14/2019
Accusations that big kit vendors tried to throttle developments show open RAN ...
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 ...
TIP Players Voice Open Source Misgivings
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TIP members big and small are assessing what open source technology means for them.
Leading Lights 2017: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 4/10/2017
Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights ...
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