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Key developments in the Internet of Things and edge computing.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 3/21/2019
Google's new gaming platform could usher in a new age of cloud gaming, with ramifications for parents and telcos worldwide.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 3/11/2019
Microsoft sees pervasive connectivity as the killer app for 5G – and Microsoft's golden ticket to becoming a major telco vendor.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 3/6/2019
Edge computing remains a hot topic in the wireless industry, but what does it actually look like? Startup EdgeMicro showed off its new mobile edge computing testing facility and explained how it is using the site.
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By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 3/5/2019
Despite analyst skepticism, Dish executives continue to argue that the company will be able to make a splash with a new, nationwide 5G network. And Japan's Rakuten appears to offer some evidence to support those claims.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 3/4/2019
BARCELONA – MWC19 – Light Reading's Ray Le Maistre and Kelsey Ziser discuss AT&T and Microsoft Azure's partnership on network edge compute (NEC) services and Telefonica's collaboration with Azure on cloud partnerships to the edge.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 3/4/2019
With a few snapshots and snappy captions, we've breezed through some of the big themes at MWC19, and tried to call attention to some of the more impressive displays of technology and showmanship in Barcelona.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 3/1/2019
The Light Reading podcast, in video form, from the InterDigital booth at MWC19 in Barcelona. Phil 'Captain Jetlag' Harvey and Ray Le Maistre discuss telco business models and how the industry is changing, even without ubiquitous 5G.
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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 3/1/2019
After much grunting and heaving, the industry gives birth to 5G at this year's MWC. It may be some time before it grows up.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 2/27/2019
Equinix is initially testing virtual router and firewall in the US and Europe, with plans to extend into Asia soon, to help make network connections more agile and responsive for enterprise customers.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 2/26/2019
By delivering Microsoft Azure cloud services closer to the edge, AT&T aims to reduce latency and improve user experience for enterprise sites.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 2/26/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telenor runs 5G trials in Denmark with Nokia; Deutsche Telekom cozies up to SK Telecom; Orange joins ULE Alliance; Tele2 lands M2M gig with energy firm.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 2/25/2019
The German operator is keen to show the world at this year's MWC that Europe is not falling behind in the technology stakes.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 2/24/2019
The UK operator is overhauling parts of its network in preparation for the launch of 5G services.
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