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Key developments related to fronthaul and cloud/centralized radio access network (C-RAN) technologies and strategies.
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?
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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.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 5/28/2019
Yes, there's plenty of action around 5G, but there might be a shortage of technicians who can physically install the technology. Players across the industry are now working on solutions to that problem.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 5/21/2019
CenturyLink's Kevin McBride explains why it's a 'great time to be wireline.'
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By Light Reading, 5/16/2019
CenturyLink CTO Andrew Dugan shares his views on 5G transport technology at the Big 5G Event in Denver on May 8, 2019.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 5/15/2019
Japan's Rakuten is building what it says will be the first truly cloud-native mobile network, and its existing operators should be worried.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 5/15/2019
The radio access network receives plenty of attention in 5G discussions, but Verizon's Glenn Wellbrock says those "fancy radios" require a strong fiber backbone.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 5/13/2019
MSOs must remain wary of 5G-powered in-home broadband services, but the backhaul and fronthaul opportunities will abound for cable operators as 5G networks are deployed.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 5/5/2019
Amdocs, CommScope, Parallel Wireless, Quantenna Communications, Sprint and Verizon and Ericsson are this year's finalists.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/5/2019
Six companies – Anritsu, Infovista, Kentik, Netrounds, Spirent and Viavi Solutions – made the cut in the Outstanding Test & Measurement Vendor category.
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