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Ericsson still seeks networking edge

Even without Edge Gravity, Ericsson is still pursuing an edge strategy focused on software and integration under a DIY model that extends a technical bridge between service provider networks and hyperscalers.

Small-cell newcomers means market growth – report

Small Cell Forum forecasts a growing number of new entrants as the business case surrounding private enterprise networks gathers strength.

'Long way to go' to commercial network slicing, says China expert

The industry is still far from turning slicing into a seamless and monetizable service.

Verizon, Vodafone flesh out edge computing opportunity with AWS

Verizon and Vodafone announced their edge computing partnerships with Amazon AWS late last year. Now, they're offering further insights into what they hope to achieve from those partnerships.

AT&T, Accenture test private LTE network in Louisiana oil refinery

Phillips 66, one of the nation's biggest oil refiners, built a private wireless network across a third of its refinery in Belle Chasse, Louisiana, using AT&T's 700MHz and 1900MHz spectrum licenses.

Meet Dish's 5G network team

Stephen Bye, Tom Cullen, Dave Mayo, Jeff McSchooler and Marc Rouanne are the five men charged with building a cloud-native, open RAN 5G network for Dish Network for $10 billion.

Carlyle Group acquires 25% stake in Airtel's Nxtra in India

The data center business of one of India's biggest telcos has attracted investment amid surging demand for cloud services.

Eurobites: UK hints at Huawei volte-face

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom throws more cash at gaming; Three UK targets enterprise with Amdocs; EU adopts small cell rules.

Rakuten plots global 5G landgrab as Japanese tech strikes back

The Japanese e-commerce company's real goal is not to become another mobile operator in Japan but to lead a global revolution.

Missouri farm makes hay with edge computing, private LTE

Trilogy Networks and its new Rural Cloud Initiative (RCI) is aiming to bring technologies like private wireless LTE networks and edge computing to rural parts of the US.

Light Reading's Leading Lights 2020: The Finalists

Light Reading is delighted to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights Awards program, which is now in its 16th year.

The labors of Lundmark: Herculean turnaround faces new Nokia boss

Pekka Lundmark will join Nokia as CEO in August, returning to a company he previously worked for 20 years ago. The task ahead of him looks immense.

Dell said to be considering 'options' for VMware stake

Report says Dell is looking at options including a spinoff of its $50 billion stake in the enterprise software specialist.

What went wrong at Edge Gravity?

Edge Gravity, Ericsson's internal startup focused on the development of a global edge computing cloud, is said to have suffered from an 'innovator's dilemma' that hinders large companies from changing their ways.

Nokia is first big kit vendor to unveil O-RAN suite

Finnish kit vendor says a full set of O-RAN-compliant products will be ready in 2021, putting pressure on Ericsson and other traditional rivals.

AT&T's CTO floats post-pandemic use case for 5G, edge computing

The combination of computer vision, 5G and edge computing could allow retailers to determine whether employees are wiping down counters in order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

CBRS private networks are attracting investor attention

Private equity investors are looking at CBRS networks as a recurring revenue opportunity. Here's how one firm sizes up the costs to hypothetically blanket a stadium in high-bandwidth connectivity.

Network virtualization poised to seize a bigger role in cable's post-pandemic era

More 'light touch' automation techniques will be implemented as cable operators determine new ways to add and adjust capacity to address rising and fluctuating demands on the network.

HPE plays matchmaker at the edge between telcos and their clients

The IT giant has waded into the increasingly competitive market for edge networking services, but will customers bite?

A £1.5B bill should not stop a UK ban on Huawei

The cost of a swap-out is a far smaller concern than the impact of a ban on 5G rollout and competition in the equipment sector.

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