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By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 12/6/2019
What's the real opportunity for carriers selling 5G to enterprises? Ovum's enterprise services research director helps us sift through the areas where carriers can expect new revenue, and not just replace existing services.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 12/4/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: OBS connects Mars employees; broadcasting at the edge; Vodafone tunes into AWS Wavelength; more ETNO grumbling.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 12/4/2019
The French operator has prioritized growth in enterprise, Africa and financial services under its latest five-year plan.
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By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 12/4/2019
It's a homecoming for Bikash Koley, who joined Juniper in 2017 from Google. Ex-Googler Raj Yavatkar will join Juniper as CTO, taking Koley's job.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 12/3/2019
Amazon announced its new AWS Wavelength 5G edge computing platform, with Verizon, Vodafone, SK Telecom and KDDI promising to support it. However, details on a US rollout remain foggy.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/29/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: 5G's Bastille day; T-Systems gets edgy; O2 does security deal with Sophos; Macron won't pick on Huawei.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 11/27/2019
Spanish giant has unveiled a new five-point plan that includes spinning off much of its Latin American assets and a go-to-market strategy that the operator believes can generate €2 billion in new revenues by 2022.
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By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 11/21/2019
Verizon grabbed Snapchat this week, while AT&T grabbed Purdue University and The Washington Post. But does this make 5G innovation inevitable or is it a sign of a technology in search of an application?
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 11/20/2019
Verizon executives said they are pleased with the company's 5G progress, and promised Verizon would continue on the course it set earlier this year.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 11/20/2019
The web giant's AI, analytics and cloud deal with Vodafone continues a trend of operators turning to the major cloud platform players for scale and flexibility.
By Martha DeGrasse, Contributor, Light Reading, 11/19/2019
A new test from edge computing startup Edgegap helps highlight the potential of the technology to dramatically improve the multi-billion dollar video game space.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 11/19/2019
Companies, analysts and associations continue to try to suss out the revenue opportunities in 5G beyond phones. There are plenty of ideas but not much cohesion.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 11/19/2019
This is just one of the key questions the Light Reading team is pondering as we head into 2020.
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Zero-Day Vulnerabilities Discovered in Enterprise-Grade VPN
Larry Loeb, Author, 12/6/2019
Aviatrix, an enterprise VPN company with customers that include NASA, Shell and ...
Europe Starts to Build Its Own Secure Cloud
Oliver Schonschek, Security Now News Analyst, 12/5/2019
The German Federal Government wants to join forces with other European partners ...
Broadband World News
Telenet Tags SAM for IoT Home Security
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 12/5/2019
European cable operator partners with SAM Seamless Network to provide residential ...
Don't Count Out EPON as MSOs Mull Their Fiber Future – ADTRAN Exec
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 12/4/2019
Many Tier 1 MSOs have yet to choose between EPON and GPON, and their natural ties ...
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For Self-Driving Cars, Exotic 5G Tech Will Run on Familiar Frequencies
Stephen Lawson , Contributing Editor , 11/28/2019
Despite the hype, it looks like cellular bands below 6GHz will be the spectrum of ...
5G & Autonomous Cars: Flashy Promise Meets Complicated Reality
Stephen Lawson , Contributing Editor , 11/25/2019
5G networks could advance autonomous driving, but mobile operators, automakers ...
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 ...
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