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Key developments from the fiber broadband sector.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 7/23/2019
Why more fiber? Cloud data center demand from webscale service providers, says CenturyLink's CTO.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 7/23/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Intracom Telecom lands Italian FWA job with Open Fiber; Openreach reduces wholesale FTTP prices; Ericsson and Swisscom join the 5G Dots.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 7/22/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Liberty Global to form JV to expand Virgin Media fiber network; Telefónica lands cybersecurity deal with Havas; Ofcom looks to protect mobile users, kicks off search for new boss.
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By Tom Cloonan, Tom Cloonan, CTO of Network Solutions, CommScope, 7/19/2019
Operators are challenged with finding a tech-agnostic approach and a data-driven upgrade strategy that will stand the test of time.
By Light Reading, 7/17/2019
5G Man finds an unwelcome guest in his apartment...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 7/16/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Arcep sets out its ground rules for 5G spectrum allocation; Facebook exec moves to VEON; Eurofins lands smart-home testing deal.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 7/8/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: KPN sells international assets; Telenet shares dented by wholesale access proposals; Huawei's position on Poland.
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 6/27/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia lands 5G deal with Zain in Saudi Arabia; Interxion launches IPO; telcos miss out on enterprise opportunities; Vodafone sponsors the world's smallest soccer league.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 6/21/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange and Cisco combine on SD-LANs; Hungary has no beef with Huawei; Nokia claims battery breakthrough.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 6/20/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Dixons Carphone hit by slump in demand for new handsets; new UK fiber contender; startups have faith in 5G.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/19/2019
Harmonic riding high on stock upgrade as 'big bet' on the virtual CCAP shows signs of paying off, and as CommScope get downgraded amid tough start for recently acquired Arris.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 6/18/2019
The UK will desperately need better connectivity once it is outside the European Union, say technology leaders. Getting there is another matter.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 6/17/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Airtel Africa sets price for London IPO; Truespeed plans residential Ethernet 10Gbit/s service; Prysmian lands UK deal with CityFibre.
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Skylight Says Cylance Can Be Bypassed; Cylance Says, 'Not So Fast, There!'
Larry Loeb, Author, 7/23/2019
Skylight's findings certainly gained attention, but at what cost to the company's ...
Bluetooth Devices Leaking Tracking Data
Larry Loeb, Author, 7/19/2019
Researchers from Boston University found that the current version of Bluetooth ...
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Rogers Aims to Ignite Broadband Growth
Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 7/23/2019
Big Canadian cableco still sees ample room for broadband growth as it prepares to ...
BBWN Bites: CenturyLink Digs Today's Fiber
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 7/23/2019
CenturyLink is expanding on its legacy of fiber, using new cable technologies ...
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Leading Lights 2018: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 4/11/2018
Light Reading is thrilled to announce the finalists for this year's Leading ...
Europe's Backhaul Black Hole Looms Above 5G
Iain Morris , International Editor , 9/18/2017
The poor availability of fiber for mobile backhaul spells trouble for some of ...
Calix Gambles on a Software-Defined Reboot
Carol Wilson , Editor-at-large , 6/28/2017
Having invested big bucks to become a software company, Calix seems poised for a ...
Russia's MTS to 'Sacrifice' Connectivity in Software Rebirth
Iain Morris , International Editor , 4/10/2017
Can Russia's biggest operator turn its connectivity eggs into service omelets?
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Keeping up with data storage -- and keeping data safe -- is a more complex undertaking for companies now that most of their data is being processed in multicloud ...
Anytime a new CEO takes charge, there are always questions as to whether he or she will implement a new strategic direction. In the case of Boingo, incoming CEO Mike ...
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