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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 9/17/2018
Today's close of its merger with Cross River Fiber marks entry into new markets, but that growth is expected to continue, both in buildout and buy scenarios, says the CEO.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 9/11/2018
US service provider will now spend $7 billion with Europe's two main network equipment vendors on the rollout of 5G services.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 9/7/2018
AI and machine learning are essential to scaling the deployment and configuration of the exploding numbers of cellsites needed for 5G, says Mazin Gilbert in the first of a two-part series.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 9/5/2018
Swedish equipment vendor prefers the alternatives to a couple of long-standing partners in a 5G setting, and adds new features to its '5G-ready' baseband platform.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 8/23/2018
Carrier hosted two-day developer summmit for open source edge software project, after it released key seed code for major use case.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 8/16/2018
Join Heavy Reading & Light Reading for a breakfast briefing in Los Angeles to talk 5G strategies.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 8/15/2018
Industry veteran Ihab Tarazi helps lead company in providing IaaS at the edge of the network, offering bare metal compute as part of a larger edge computing ecosystem.
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 8/10/2018
Vendor set to hire at least 380 new tech staff and start manufacturing locally to better support its important US customers, but where will these experts come from?
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 8/7/2018
Italy's 5G auction could exceed a government target of raising €2.5 billion ($2.9 billion) after attracting interest from companies outside the mobile market.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 8/7/2018
Cell towers represent a logical location for edge computing and their owners see major opportunity, once they figure out the business model. Two major operators are already on the move.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 8/1/2018
Sprint says it has a few massive MIMO arrays live in market, which is key to Sprint's mid-band mobile 5G push in 2019.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 8/1/2018
Market reaction suggests Ericsson is now racing ahead of Nokia, but the contest between them is finely balanced.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/25/2018
Italy beats the UK hands down on food and culture, but does it offer a better broadband experience as well?
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Cloudflare Looks to Take the Pain Out of DNSSEC Protocol Adoption
Larry Loeb, Author, 9/21/2018
Uptake of the newer DNSSEC protocol has been slow, but a new tool from Cloudflare ...
Xbash Malware: Dangerous Mix of Threats
Jeffrey Burt, Editor & Journalist, 9/21/2018
The Xbash malware includes ransomware and cryptomining functions as well as ...
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In-Home Broadband Is Key Selling Point in T-Mobile/Sprint Deal
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/21/2018
Companies claim that the 5G network resulting from the proposed merger will ...
As Remote PHY Nears, No Time to Spare
Jim Walsh, Marketing Manager, Viavi Solutions, 9/20/2018
As MSOs add networking equipment to support the growing number of node counts, ...
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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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Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 5/7/2015
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CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Glenn Lurie, CEO of software platform provider Synchronoss Technologies, has his work cut out for him. He's helping carriers navigate several possible growth opportunities, like IoT, messaging and personal cloud services. Check out this interview where Lurie discusses the company's newest partnership with AT&T and new proof-of-concept with a blockchain-based mobile payments service.
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