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By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 1/15/2020
Deal will allow providers to install more 5G equipment on street lamps and traffic lights.
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 Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 12/12/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Keymile lands FTTB deal with Wobcom; BT Sport offers OTT monthly pass; KPN sells consulting arm; Deutsche Telekom nurtures 5G startups.
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 11/15/2019
No wonder investors have panicked – Ribbon waves goodbye to its CEO as it announces an unexpected merger with transport network equipment specialist ECI Telecom. But why?
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 11/15/2019
Independence of systems integrators thrust into the spotlight as Indian SI is accused of favoring Altiostar, in which it owns a stake, despite its claims to be 'vendor-agnostic.'
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 11/14/2019
One of the developing world's biggest operators runs up data service losses in Malaysia and is looking to the Facebook-led initiative for help.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 11/13/2019
The UK-based operator stunned onlookers in Amsterdam today with news it is issuing a tender for a possible redesign of its entire European network.
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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.
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.
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5G & Autonomous Cars: Flashy Promise Meets Complicated Reality
Stephen Lawson , Contributing Editor , 11/25/2019
5G networks could advance autonomous driving, but mobile operators, automakers ...
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
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NFV has failed to live up to the original expectations five years after it was ...
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TIP members big and small are assessing what open source technology means for them.
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Network operators have been making investments in high-bandwidth, high-frequency 5G technologies and it could take years for those investments to pay off. While ...
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