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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 9/20/2018
UK mobile operator plans a 5G launch in cities and rural areas next year and aims to have 1,000 5G sites in operation by 2020.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 9/20/2018
As Sprint upgrades its network to handle more capacity for LTE, it is deploying massive MIMO antennas that provide the carrier a software-upgradable path to 5G services. Sprint's VP of Technology Ron Marquardt fills us in on the very latest, including a bit about why Sprint can use normal form-factor handsets for its network when 5G arrives.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 9/20/2018
Now 32 years old, the satellite operator reckons it is poised for lift-off in markets where terrestrial technologies simply do not measure up.
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By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 9/14/2018
Speaking at a Goldman Sachs media conference, Charter CEO Tom Rutledge says 5G fixed-wireless networks won't be able to match cable's planned 10-Gig symmetrical speeds or economics.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 9/13/2018
Users initially won't be able to install fixed 5G services themselves, but despite the additional cost to Verizon of professional installation, the move makes sense.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 9/11/2018
'5G Home' will deliver fixed 300Mbit/s residential broadband service in parts of four markets this year, using Verizon's home-brewed 5G spec.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/10/2018
FCC application outlines proposal that would include participation from multiple wireless and cable operators, tower companies, wireless ISPs and more than 80 rural carriers across nearly 16,000 deployment sites.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/7/2018
Startup set to expand reach for cap-free wireless broadband service that has been connecting with cord-cutters.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/7/2018
Operating the core network and owning the SIM card will lead to lower churn, pave the path to more control of the service and offer other benefits, CEO says.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 9/7/2018
AI and machine learning are essential to scaling the deployment and configuration of the exploding numbers of cellsites needed for 5G, says Mazin Gilbert in the first of a two-part series.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/6/2018
But exec sees some 'edge use cases' where 5G will make more sense than wired connections.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 9/6/2018
Boring ol' terminals are ready to make the leap into the next generation.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/4/2018
Charter adds iPhone models to device mix as cable operator moves past this summer's soft launch of mobile offering that's being bundled with broadband.
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Cloudflare Looks to Take the Pain Out of DNSSEC Protocol Adoption
Larry Loeb, Author, 9/21/2018
Uptake of the newer DNSSEC protocol has been slow, but a new tool from Cloudflare ...
Xbash Malware: Dangerous Mix of Threats
Jeffrey Burt, Editor & Journalist, 9/21/2018
The Xbash malware includes ransomware and cryptomining functions as well as ...
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In-Home Broadband Is Key Selling Point in T-Mobile/Sprint Deal
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/21/2018
Companies claim that the 5G network resulting from the proposed merger will ...
As Remote PHY Nears, No Time to Spare
Jim Walsh, Marketing Manager, Viavi Solutions, 9/20/2018
As MSOs add networking equipment to support the growing number of node counts, ...
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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 ...
ETSI Gets Edgy About Mobile
Iain Morris , International Editor , 9/19/2016
Interest is growing in the potential of mobile edge computing. But will it live ...
Ericsson Still Seeking M&A Targets
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 12/1/2015
The Swedish giant's head of strategy, Rima Qureshi, is always looking for new M&A ...
5G: Meet the Influencers
, 4/23/2015
A primer on the numerous organizations – some standards-oriented, some regional ...
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Glenn Lurie, CEO of software platform provider Synchronoss Technologies, has his work cut out for him. He's helping carriers navigate several possible growth opportunities, like IoT, messaging and personal cloud services. Check out this interview where Lurie discusses the company's newest partnership with AT&T and new proof-of-concept with a blockchain-based mobile payments service.
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