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Light Reading's coverage of mobile spectrum issues provides insight into the trends impacting the award and use of airwaves for mobile communications.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 5/21/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: ZTE opens cybersecurity lab in Rome; coaxial startup lands Vodafone Germany deal; payback time for UK mobile operators?
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 5/21/2019
The proposed merger of Sprint and T-Mobile took a big step forward with support from the chairman of the FCC, but plenty of questions remain, including whether a Boost divestiture would create competition in the US market and whether anyone would buy it.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 5/20/2019
The chairman of the FCC said he will support the merger of Sprint and T-Mobile if they meet certain network-buildout targets and sell Sprint's Boost prepaid business. The odds that the merger will be approved are now much better than before.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 5/16/2019
Under its new OTT-like, bring-your-own broadband model, the industrial IoT company aims to scale up more rapidly and set the stage for a global services strategy.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 5/14/2019
5G-powered drones and AR/VR services? Sure. But Verizon's Adam Koeppe said that driverless cars running on 5G isn't something that's going to happen anytime soon.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 5/14/2019
As the 5G market gains momentum, new figures from the GSA and Ookla help highlight exactly where the global industry sits in terms of network rollouts and devices launched.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 5/13/2019
Everyone agrees that the small cell opportunity in a 5G world is big. However, what's unclear is how the market will play out, and whether it will be profitable for those involved.
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 5/10/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica's Q1; DT, Ericsson claim microwave breakthrough; Orange invests in fintech company; Telia brings IoT to logistics.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 5/9/2019
The global wireless industry rushed a barebones version of the 5G standard out the door so it could get to market more quickly. Today's 5G certainly reflects that haste.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 5/8/2019
Millimeter wave-powered provider of fixed wireless broadband has been able to achieve 20% service penetration in apartment buildings within 60 to 90 days of launch, COO says.
By Stephen Lawson, 5/8/2019
Ample fiber infrastructure and edge computing resources will play a key role in getting 5G services ready to go, says CenturyLink CTO Andrew Dugan.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 5/8/2019
The country's 5G leadership position could be at risk unless mid-band spectrum is made available to its operators.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 5/8/2019
Sprint said it will launch mobile 5G service in four major US cities in the next few weeks, but, in the meantime, tens of thousands of customers are discontinuing their Sprint service.
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Does 'Client Hints' Leave Fingerprints?
Larry Loeb, Author, 5/21/2019
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Breaches cause massive amounts of money to fix, as a new report from Bitglass shows.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 5/20/2019
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