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Key developments from the wireless networking sector, including 4G, 5G, small cells, security, carrier Wi-Fi, packet core and more.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 7/19/2019
In social media advertising for 5G, AT&T is targeting older Americans while Verizon is targeting mostly men.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 7/19/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: CityFibre takes fiber gig into 14 more cities; Millicom boosted by M&A; Hungary kicks off 5G auction process; Qualcomm fined.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 7/19/2019
5G operators are keen to see consumer electronics companies install 5G capabilities into all kinds of devices. However, analysts are divided about whether that will actually happen.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 7/19/2019
UK politicians say the country's next prime minister will have to make a quick decision about Huawei and that restrictions would have an impact on security.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 7/18/2019
The NTIA is still testing spectrum sharing in the 3.5GHz CBRS band. Such testing has delayed commercial operations in the band for almost a year.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 7/18/2019
T-Mobile and its parent company are worried that a cable company like Charter or Comcast might acquire Dish in order to gain MVNO access into T-Mobile's network.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 7/18/2019
German incumbent lashes out at European authorities after they approve Vodafone's takeover of Unitymedia, and says it may request a judicial review.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 7/18/2019
This mini episode of the Light Reading podcast features Ray Le Maistre and Dario Talmesio discussing the big trends shaping the 5G market worldwide, now that so many major operators have launched 5G services.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 7/18/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT sells historic HQ; Virgin and Sky extend content deal; Telefónica taps smart-metering tech.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 7/18/2019
The deal should take the pressure off Vodafone CEO Nick Read but comes as a big blow to German incumbent Deutsche Telekom.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 7/17/2019
Bill Baker, CEO of AMG Technology Investment Group's NextLink, is getting ready to put millions from the FCC's Connect America Fund to use covering rural America with fixed wireless. He may soon bid for billions more.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 7/17/2019
In an 'extensive, multiyear alliance,' AT&T is moving its non-network applications to Microsoft Azure and its employees to Microsoft 365, while Microsoft gets access to AT&T's network for emerging 5G, AI and edge applications.
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Security Now
Bluetooth Devices Leaking Tracking Data
Larry Loeb, Author, 7/19/2019
Researchers from Boston University found that the current version of Bluetooth ...
Malvertising Adds Sophistication to Disruption
Larry Loeb, Author, 7/17/2019
French security researcher Malekal delved into a murky world.
Broadband World News
BBWN Bites: Brits' Broadband Agenda Blurs
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 7/19/2019
A once ambitious deadline disappears from an official document, days before a new ...
ADTRAN's Diversification Adds Up to $156.4M in Q2 Revenue
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 7/19/2019
Vendor expands focus into MSOs and utilities, increases fiber sales and extends ...
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Prime Reading
Europe's Long Walk to 5G
Iain Morris , International Editor , 7/11/2019
Europe's path to 5G is littered with regulatory and financial obstacles. But ...
Huawei Has Billions Riding on Claim to Be 5G Patents Powerhouse
Iain Morris , International Editor , 4/2/2019
As both a licensor and licensee of cellular technology, Huawei has more at stake ...
Europe's Big Telcos Are Getting Edgy About 5G
Iain Morris , International Editor , 3/13/2019
Virtual dodgeball will not happen unless operators cut mobile latency, but that ...
Open Conflict Over Open RAN
Iain Morris , International Editor , 2/14/2019
Accusations that big kit vendors tried to throttle developments show open RAN ...
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 ...
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