Key developments related to edge networking and the distributed cloud
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 2/20/2019
Verizon has hinted at its interest in edge computing, but a comprehensive look at signals from around the company point to the potential for a broad and possibly lucrative deployment of the technology by the operator.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 2/20/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson, Nokia toot their MWC trumpets; Orange links up with NTT on AI research and more; Russia's MTS sells stake in online portals company.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 2/19/2019
AT&T's eight-figure deal to build its 5G network on Kubernetes tests the limits of the container management technology.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 2/19/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Three goes cloud-native; Nokia adds transport muscle; Ericsson touts licensing deal with OPPO; Inwit boosts sales; and more.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 2/18/2019
With its next-gen network plans, the ecommerce company threatens to have the same impact on Japan's telecom market that Reliance Jio had in India.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 2/15/2019
Amid turmoil in international equipment markets, Huawei's rotating chairman is worrying about what happens after 5G.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 2/14/2019
5G will usher in an AI power struggle between the mobile operators and the web services giants, predicts Aditya Kaul, research director focused on artificial intelligence and robotics at Tractica.
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By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 2/13/2019
The edge computing sector remains in flux: Players aren't interested in locating equipment at the base of every single cell tower anymore, and some (like Vapor IO) have delayed their data center buildout plans.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 2/6/2019
Addressing security concerns, including those of the UK establishment, will take up to five years and a few billion, says the president of Huawei's carrier business group, as the company fights against a Brit backlash.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 2/6/2019
VMware is looking to AetherPal to help telcos and enterprises manage proliferating end-devices, including PCs, mobile and ruggedized equipment in warehouses, manufacturing facilities, retail and other locations.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 2/4/2019
The ORAN Alliance is supposed to be about ending the dominance of the big kit vendors in the radio access network. So why has the Swedish equipment giant just become a member?
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 1/31/2019
Verizon's edge computing tests could signal that the nation's largest wireless network operator is serious about the possibilities around edge computing, and could well invest money into a commercial deployment of the technology.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 1/31/2019
Nokia finishes the 2018 year on a high note but warns of a slow first quarter and a 'flattish' market this year among ongoing 5G challenges.
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