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Key developments related to network functions virtualization, including telco strategies and vendor updates.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 3/20/2019
The acquisition beefs up F5's support for containers, multi-cloud application delivery and open source software.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 3/19/2019
The SD-WAN specialist has a healthy bed of customers and partners but has yet to make a significant impact in Europe. It's looking to change that.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 3/18/2019
The Spanish operator's big virtualization project is over the halfway point and facing up to a new set of technical challenges.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 3/15/2019
After a turbulent 2018, the Irish BSS company is looking to challenge Amdocs, Ericsson and Huawei in their own backyard.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 3/14/2019
AT&T Business Chief Product Officer Roman Pacewicz describes how edge computing, 5G and network virtualization are required for next-generation applications that can deliver new business opportunities for the operator.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 3/13/2019
At Mobile World Congress, Luis Jorge Romero, director general of ETSI, talks about the industry body's focus on key areas of 5G R&D, including edge computing, virtualization and automated network management, and provides an update on blockchain and AI efforts.
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 3/13/2019
With users holding on to their smartphones for longer, AT&T's device sales are dipping to the tune of about $50 million per month compared with a year ago.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 3/12/2019
Following deals with AT&T and Vodafone and hardware partnerships, VMware is emerging as a leading telco cloud vendor.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 3/11/2019
The CEO of Juniper Networks said that getting companies to market quickly means sharpening the vendor's edge in open source software, cloud computing orchestration, and professional services.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 3/8/2019
US claims to 5G leadership are nothing more than marketing flimflam, according to Vodafone UK's chief technology officer.
By Robert Clark, 3/7/2019
Does Huawei know what it's getting itself into by taking the US government to court? This could be a risky move.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 3/6/2019
Light Reading editors Kelsey Ziser, Ray Le Maistre and Mike Dano discussed all the important 5G topics from the InterDigital booth on the show floor at MWC19 in Barcelona. They covered millimeter wave spectrum, the thrills and danger of flying taxis and what the hell we're going to do with all the data that IoT devices will be throwing off as they get connected to faster and faster networks.
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Norsk Hydro: This Is How You React to a Ransomware Breach
Larry Loeb, Author, 3/25/2019
The company's response to a massive ransomware attack is an object lesson in how ...
Facebook Exposes Millions of Unencrypted User Passwords
Larry Loeb, Author, 3/22/2019
It's an internal matter – but it could affect millions of the social ...
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UK FTTH Startup Banks £75M
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 3/25/2019
The latest British FTTH startup, toob, pledges to pass 100,000 premises with its ...
ISP Opinion: Bring Back Net Neutrality Now
3/22/2019
Shrihari Pandit, president and CEO of 24-year-old Stealth Communications, shares ...
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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 ...
Amid the Rubble of L'Aquila, ZTE Tries to Rebuild
Iain Morris , International Editor , 11/16/2018
China's ZTE is working hard to patch up its customer relationships after US ...
DT's Terastream: A Bigger Splash?
Iain Morris , International Editor , 9/13/2018
Deutsche Telekom's once-ballyhooed Terastream initiative, which turned seven this ...
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The path to 5G networks requires service providers and their technology suppliers change how they operate, but not all at once. They need to understand how and where ...
Ericsson isn't shy about how big of an opportunity it sees in Industrial IoT. And, following a few years of restructuring and tightening its focus, Ericsson now takes ...
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