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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 Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/19/2018
NCTA urges FCC to take a 'fresh look' at the band and reassign a substantial portion of it for WiFi, arguing that the spectrum is grossly underutilized today as a connected car safety technology.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 10/18/2018
T-Mobile wants ensure 'dual-connectivity' works, so that users can always remain connected on 4G or 5G, ahead of its 2019 5G launch.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/17/2018
Italian incumbent looks outside the traditional vendor community to solve its latest mobile network challenge.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 10/16/2018
The operator, however, is still planning to use fixed mmWave 5G basestations for its tests in Atlanta, Hawaii, and – most probably – Los Angeles.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/15/2018
Marco Rubio and Mark Warner have written to Canada's prime minister and urged him to stop Huawei from selling 5G products in Canada.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 10/12/2018
As actual 5G services are starting to arrive, what does 'commercial' 5G network actually mean right now?
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By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 10/12/2018
Verizon's director of optical transport network architecture, design and planning talks about why millimeter wave technology works so well to deliver a home broadband service, and how Verizon intends to reach more places with 5G even where adding new fiber isn't feasible.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/12/2018
FCC sought a middle-ground, but not everyone is thrilled with the decision to go with county-sized Priority Access Licenses.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/12/2018
Deutsche Telekom becomes the first European operator to make a firm 5G coverage commitment.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 10/11/2018
AT&T's VP of converged access and device technology discusses the 5G network buildout and how the carrier's focus on mobile experiences shapes its decisions on fiber use and edge networking as it races to deliver an 'immersive consumer experience.'
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/11/2018
Deutsche Telekom claims 80% of its mobile network is 5G ready as it prepares for a 2020 commercial launch, but the transition to full-blown 5G will require a lot more effort.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/11/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: VEON terminates Jazz, Bangalink offer; MegaFon CEO steps down; San Marino revs its 5G engines; Sigfox strikes deal with Paessler.
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MIT Researchers Have a DAWG in the Fight Against Spectre & Meltdown
Larry Loeb, Author, 10/19/2018
In the fight against Spectre and Metldown vulnerabilities, MIT is pitting its ...
McAfee: Seasalt Malware Raises Its Head Again
Jeffrey Burt, Editor & Journalist, 10/19/2018
Code from the Seasalt malware that was last seen in 2010 has been found in new ...
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ISPs Sue Vermont Over Net Neutrality Rules
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 10/19/2018
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Niall Hunt, Editor, 10/19/2018
In order to meet customers' current and future needs, operators are investing in ...
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Europe's Backhaul Black Hole Looms Above 5G
Iain Morris , International Editor , 9/18/2017
The poor availability of fiber for mobile backhaul spells trouble for some of ...
The Growing Pains of 5G
Iain Morris , International Editor , 3/15/2017
The hype surrounding 5G reached fever pitch at the recent Mobile World Congress, ...
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Ingenu is making a bold case for its RPMA technology in an increasingly ...
5G: Hurdles on the Track
Iain Morris , International Editor , 3/7/2016
Standardization efforts on 5G are getting ahead of a business case for the ...
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