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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, 3/8/2019
Heavy Reading's optical expert Sterling Perrin discusses some of the major trends in transport network technology at this year's OFC event in San Diego.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 3/5/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Austrian mobile advertising firm wins big with MTN; Huawei's Hu pleas for cybersecurity consistency; ADVA touts optical transport advance.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 3/4/2019
The German operator's networks strategy boss says the attractions of an open RAN outweigh the cons.
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By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 2/21/2019
After months of silence, Verizon finally provided some details on its mobile 5G launch: It's coming to 30 markets, it will use millimeter-wave spectrum, and it will contribute to revenues starting next year. Oh, and Verizon will introduce an edge computing platform later this year.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 2/20/2019
Huawei rules out any immediate involvement in the O-RAN Alliance as it doubts the viability of white box radios.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 2/20/2019
Verizon has hinted at its interest in edge computing, but a comprehensive look at signals from around the company point to the potential for a broad and possibly lucrative deployment of the technology by the operator.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 2/18/2019
With its next-gen network plans, the ecommerce company threatens to have the same impact on Japan's telecom market that Reliance Jio had in India.
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By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 2/13/2019
The edge computing sector remains in flux: Players aren't interested in locating equipment at the base of every single cell tower anymore, and some (like Vapor IO) have delayed their data center buildout plans.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 2/11/2019
With 2019 set to be the year when 5G really starts to shift from slideware to the network, the head of Ovum's European telecoms team, Dario Talmesio, talks about the impact on carrier capex.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 2/4/2019
The ORAN Alliance is supposed to be about ending the dominance of the big kit vendors in the radio access network. So why has the Swedish equipment giant just become a member?
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 1/23/2019
Verizon said it has 5G, as defined by some, in 1,500 markets. But what are they really measuring? Also, what is a market, anyway?
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 1/22/2019
Mobile 5G, edge computing and fixed wireless are the special sauce for business 5G right now, according to AT&T.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/12/2018
New project jointly funded by NSF and industry consortium brings the power of profiles and fast instantiation to testing of massive software projects.
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Norsk Hydro: This Is How You React to a Ransomware Breach
Larry Loeb, Author, 3/25/2019
The company's response to a massive ransomware attack is an object lesson in how ...
Facebook Exposes Millions of Unencrypted User Passwords
Larry Loeb, Author, 3/22/2019
It's an internal matter – but it could affect millions of the social ...
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UK FTTH Startup Banks £75M
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 3/25/2019
The latest British FTTH startup, toob, pledges to pass 100,000 premises with its ...
ISP Opinion: Bring Back Net Neutrality Now
3/22/2019
Shrihari Pandit, president and CEO of 24-year-old Stealth Communications, shares ...
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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
Iain Morris , International Editor , 7/11/2017
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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The path to 5G networks requires service providers and their technology suppliers change how they operate, but not all at once. They need to understand how and where ...
Ericsson isn't shy about how big of an opportunity it sees in Industrial IoT. And, following a few years of restructuring and tightening its focus, Ericsson now takes ...
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