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Key developments related to the evolution and deployment of wholesale and data transport services.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 12/10/2018
On the sidelines of Light Reading's 2020 Vision executive summit in Lisbon, PCCW Global's Shahar Steiff talks about the key challenges facing network operators as they figure out their edge computing strategies.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/5/2018
New tinier gateway is hardened for deployment on street furniture to provide backhaul for small cells, WiFi hotspots that will blossom with 5G densification, smart cities and more.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 11/28/2018
Smart cities could be a telco dream come true but for a long-term payoff, they'll need to keep investing in the space and be careful not to overreach.
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 11/23/2018
Lee Wade, CEO at UK cloud and data network operator Exponential-e, talks cloud and network evolution, automation, security and why he has two baristas at the company's London HQ.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 11/22/2018
The UK's biggest telco is prioritizing 5G technology as way to film sports content in remote locations.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 11/20/2018
Swiss telco led by Olaf Swantee plans to substitute 5G for copper-based broadband services in suburban and rural areas.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/20/2018
MEF is already at work on 5G transport and its service enablement capabilities will also help in both fixed and mobile environments, says Dan Pitt, MEF senior vice president.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 11/19/2018
The Italian incumbent's fifth boss in the past six years will have one of the hardest jobs in the global telecom industry.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/16/2018
There was surprising optimism in the sector at the MEF18 event, but will it be reflected in revenues going forward?
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 11/16/2018
The Italian operator says it is halfway through its network modernization and hopes to bring 5G into parts of the country by late 2019.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/16/2018
Zero-touch provisioning and plug-and-play are still buzzwords where SD-WAN is concerned, but not reality, says VSG's Erin Dunne.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/14/2018
Enterprises have more cash but still move cautiously on next-gen services, says Verizon CFO, but 5G holds great promises for businesses.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/14/2018
Satellite access will play a key role going forward in reaching distant locations more quickly than fiber can, providing access and wireless backhaul, enabling disaster recovery and backup and connecting mobile sites including cruise and shipping vessels, airplanes and more, says SES CEO John-Paul Hemingway.
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New Google+ Bug Affects 52M Users, Accelerating Site's Demise
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 12/11/2018
While the latest disclosure does not seem to have leaked any data, it accelerates ...
SD-WAN Security: Why Zero-Trust Authentication Is Key
Alan Zeichick, Principal Analyst, Camden Associates, 12/10/2018
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Ajit Pai's Not-So-Bad Bad Day
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 12/7/2018
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 12/6/2018
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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 ...
Leading Lights 2017: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 4/10/2017
Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights ...
G.fast Could Use a Boost
Iain Morris , International Editor , 10/13/2016
Technological progress will vastly improve the capability of G.fast technology ...
BT, Ofcom & the Battle of Britain
Iain Morris , International Editor , 8/18/2016
The structural separation of BT would not have propelled the UK up international ...
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Synamedia, the startup spawned by the acquisition of Cisco Systems's video software unit, will stick to its knitting by helping pay-TV partners deliver services to ...
Lee Wade, CEO at UK cloud and data network operator Exponential-e, talks cloud and network evolution, automation, security and why he has two baristas at the company's London HQ.
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