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Key developments related to fronthaul and cloud/centralized radio access network (C-RAN) technologies and strategies.
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.
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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.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/4/2019
There are 11 (yes, count them!) shortlisted entries in this year's category for Most Innovative Telecoms Product (Optical/IP/Carrier Ethernet/FTTH).
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/2/2019
Acacia Communications, Finisar, ProLabs, Source Photonics and Xilinx all submitted standout entries for the Outstanding Components Vendor category in this year's Leading Lights contest.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 4/17/2019
Swedish equipment maker reports its strongest set of quarterly results under the current management but warns investors that a US investigation into corrupt practices will land it with 'material' penalties.
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.
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.
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Open Conflict Over Open RAN
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Accusations that big kit vendors tried to throttle developments show open RAN ...
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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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