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Adtran Buy Adds On-Prem Visibility
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12/6/2018  |  Post a comment
New end-to-end view of customer network, including in-home WiFi, will speed troubleshooting and offer proactive service and sales potential, vendor says.
How AI Is Being Put to Work at Vodafone
LRTV Interviews  | 
12/6/2018  |  Post a comment
Jayshree Kottapalli, group head of Analytics CoE (AI, Automation and Analytics) at Vodafone, talks about how Vodafone is using AI tools to mine the enormous volumes of data the operator collects.
Comcast Is First Major Pay-TV Player to Support 'Movies Anywhere'
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12/6/2018  |  1 comment
Move puts Comcast on platform that's also supported by major digital distributors that include Apple iTunes, Microsoft, Vudu, FandangoNOW, Google Play and Amazon Prime Video.
Ericsson Problem Leaves Millions Without Smartphone Services
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12/6/2018  |  1 comment
Swedish vendor says it is working with customers to identify root causes and solve the problem.
Eurobites: Swisscom Rolls Into Private Blockchain
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12/6/2018  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Huawei finds solace in Portugal; French fiber pushes on; Colt expands in central and eastern Europe; VEON's new man in Ukraine; Nokia gets busy in China and Brazil.
China Slams Huawei CFO's Arrest, Huawei 'Not Aware of Any Wrongdoing'
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12/6/2018  |  3 comments
China and Huawei respond with anger and denials after one of the Chinese company's most senior executives, the daughter of Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei, is arrested on North American soil.
Here's How CenturyLink Is Cutting Capex
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12/6/2018  |  1 comment
'Robust' spending scrutiny combined with synergies from its Level 3 merger is helping CenturyLink significantly reduce capital expenditure, its CFO says.
Cisco, Open RAN & Multivendor 5G Networks
LRTV Interviews  | 
12/6/2018  |  Post a comment
Heavy Reading's Gabriel Brown discusses multivendor interoperability, x-haul transport and xRAN management interfaces for 5G with Cisco's global director of mobility.
Inside Secure Puts Up $143M for Verimatrix
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12/5/2018  |  Post a comment
Deal brings consolidation to the video and entertainment security market and a combined company that is eyeing opportunities in the IoT and connected cars.
Canada Arrests Huawei CFO – Report
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12/5/2018  |  Post a comment
Wanzhou Meng faces extradition to the US on suspicion of violating US trade sanctions against Iran.
5G Phone Designers Coping With 'Human Blockage'
Jonestown  | 
12/5/2018  |  2 comments
Fingers can block signals from the phone antenna, so phone designers will have to work around that.
Charter Unit Checks In With Up-Market Video Move
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12/5/2018  |  Post a comment
Spectrum Enterprise teams with Moviebeam to beef up video offering for hotels.
European Cable Has Reached 'Inflection Point,' Liberty Global CEO Says
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12/5/2018  |  Post a comment
Divestitures will enable Liberty Global to be a 'national challenger' in parts of Europe where it has scale.
Sprint CFO: No Rationing on Capex as Merger Looms
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12/5/2018  |  Post a comment
Sprint's spend will benefit a combined network with T-Mobile, Sprint's Andrew Davies says.
ADVA Moves In on Small Cell Backhaul
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12/5/2018  |  Post a comment
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.
Eurobites: Smart Homes Making Botnets Feel Welcome – Nokia Report
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12/5/2018  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson and Telia test 5G in Stockholm; ADVA makes itself small; Safaricom trials tubular basestations; Yandex has a smartphone.
Huawei Cut Out of BT's Mobile Core, Optical & Edge Plans
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12/5/2018  |  Post a comment
Following a Financial Times report this morning, the UK telecom incumbent has confirmed it will not use Huawei in multiple parts of its network.
Kubernetes Security Flaw Is a 'Really Big Deal' – Patch Now
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12/5/2018  |  Post a comment
Attackers can take over any node running vulnerable Kubernetes version, turning it into a 'zombie sock puppet.'
Altice USA's Mobile Service to Be 'BYOD-Heavy'
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12/5/2018  |  Post a comment
But cable operator is still evaluating its pricing and business model for mobile as it prepares to launch service in 1H 2019.
BT Is Stripping Huawei From its Mobile Core Network – FT Report
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12/5/2018  |  1 comment
The UK telecom incumbent is tearing out Huawei equipment in apparent response to growing security concerns about the Chinese vendor.
Now AT&T Promises Samsung 5G Phone in Spring 2019, Too
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12/4/2018  |  Post a comment
AT&T horns in on the 5G smartphone game with Samsung too!
Verizon's Vestberg Mum on 2019 Capex but Ebullient on 5G Prospects
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12/4/2018  |  1 comment
Verizon CEO doesn't want to name a 'killer app' for 5G, but he has a few ideas.
AT&T CEO: Our SVoD Service Won't Be 'Another Netflix'
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12/4/2018  |  Post a comment
Trio of direct-to-consumer services launching next year will center on HBO, not become a content 'warehouse.'
ONAP's Casablanca Focuses on Deployability
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12/4/2018  |  Post a comment
No romance here, just a software release with practical features to put this automated orchestration platform into use globally.
We Need to Talk About Prepaid
Column  | 
12/4/2018  |  Post a comment
The emergence of the eSIM will make it easier for customers to change operators and force the industry to have a proper conversation about the largely overlooked prepaid side of the business.
Internal Culture Key to Transformation: Huawei GTS
Partner Perspectives  | 
12/4/2018  |  Post a comment
Internal culture is the most important factor in digital transformation, according to Bill Tang, president of Huawei's Global Technical Services business unit.
Comcast CFO: 5G No Threat to Our Broadband Business
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12/4/2018  |  Post a comment
'We're staying tuned' to the potential danger, and Comcast itself might use 5G technologies in some instances, CFO says.
How BT Delivers Services at Scale
LRTV Interviews  | 
12/4/2018  |  Post a comment
Rich Oliver, BT's head of IT and managed services, talks with Light Reading's Mitch Wagner about delivering services at scale by leveraging repeatable use cases and complete packages, rather than individual technology.
RJio Builds Customer Base at Rivals' Cost
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12/4/2018  |  Post a comment
RJio's rivals are responding to its aggressive move into lower-income segments, but their strategy could backfire.
5G: Think Things Over
Partner Perspectives  | 
12/4/2018  |  Post a comment
A well-thought, innovative and collaborative approach can make the 5G journey successful, writes Dr. Konstantinos Stavropoulos, Solution Marketing, EXFO.
Eurobites: Nokia & Qualcomm Trumpet 5G NR 'Milestone'
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12/4/2018  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: CityFibre teams up with Arqiva on small-cell infrastructure in London; Sky falls in on Skyworth; Deutsche Telekom tops network test in Germany; Amazon Prime lands on TIM set-tops.
A 4-Step Plan to Cloudification
Partner Perspectives  | 
12/4/2018  |  Post a comment
If the term 'digital transformation' is to mean anything, it should include this.
Golly! Linux Code Patched to Replace F-Bombs in Comments With 'Hugs'
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12/4/2018  |  Post a comment
Developers complain about gosh-darn censorship.
5 Ways AWS Is Reinventing Itself
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12/4/2018  |  Post a comment
AWS is transforming to reach beyond its hardcore developer base, says analyst Zeus Kerravala.
Arris Flirted With Handful of Potential Suitors
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12/3/2018  |  Post a comment
Since early 2017, The Carlyle Group and five other entities pursued M&A discussions with Arris before CommScope deal was consummated last month, filing shows.
FCC 5G Auction Now at $490.7M in Bids
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12/3/2018  |  Post a comment
Auction 101 keeps on trucking, with 355 licenses still outstanding.
SMB Mobility: Cable's Next Big Chance?
LRTV Interviews  | 
12/3/2018  |  Post a comment
In this video interview, Independence Research's Matt Davis examines the potential for cable operators to deliver mobile services to small-to-midsized businesses.
Cisco's Security GM: Managed Security Services Are a Big Telco Opportunity
LRTV Interviews  | 
12/3/2018  |  Post a comment
Cisco security head Gee Rittenhouse talks with Light Reading's Mitch Wagner about how network operators can use AI, machine learning, blockchain and other emerging technologies to protect against threats.
Verizon Plans to Offer Samsung 5G Phone in H1 2019
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12/3/2018  |  5 comments
Verizon adds a fully integrated 5G smartphone to its line-up for 2019.
South Korea's 5G Lead May Bring Industrial Advantage
Morris Lore  | 
12/3/2018  |  Post a comment
All three mobile operators in South Korea have now launched 5G networks, and their focus is on the business rather than the consumer market.
Eurobites: FTTH Council Takes 'Fake Fiber' Fight to Brussels
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12/3/2018  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Accenture revives Telefónica; Telia's 5G robot; BT tees up new security boss; Deutsche Telekom digitizes breakdown recovery.
Nokia Gets €250M 5G R&D Boost From Nordic Lender
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12/3/2018  |  Post a comment
Finnish equipment vendor says loan will help to make the Nordic region more competitive in the forthcoming 5G era.
Court Upholds Sprint's Victory in Old Patent Spat With TWC
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12/3/2018  |  Post a comment
Decision arrives more than a year after a court ordered TWC to pay Sprint almost $140 million.
Orange Bank Job Is Going Europe-Wide
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12/3/2018  |  Post a comment
The French telecom incumbent is taking its AI-powered, digital banking service outside France, with launches planned in Romania and Spain next year.
US, China Agree to Delay Tariffs Hike
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12/3/2018  |  Post a comment
A higher, 25% tariff slated to take effect in 2019 is postponed for 90 days as the sides try to iron out a long-term trade arrangement.
AT&T Pegs 2019 Capex Guidance in $23B Range, Despite 5G Push
News Analysis  | 
11/30/2018  |  Post a comment
Think 5G is going to blow out 2019 capex? Uh-uh, says AT&T.
Broadband Incumbents Should Be 'a Little Bit Nervous' About Starry – Analyst
News Analysis  | 
11/30/2018  |  5 comments
Starry's millimeter wave-powered fixed wireless technology and biz economics 'appear to be working' as startup prepares to enter several more markets.
Cloud Dynamics Underpin MYCOM OSI's Acquisition
Shades of Ray  | 
11/30/2018  |  1 comment
Why would a private equity company buy a telecom network assurance and optimization company? Because the cloud is where the money is.
Eurobites: Altice Sells Off SFR Fiber Assets for $2.3B
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11/30/2018  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica outlines transformation plan; Italy's League party supports state-backed broadband network; Germany scrutinizes Amazon.
WiCipedia: 'Trusting One's Dopeness' & the Happiest Women in Tech
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11/30/2018  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: Fidelity re-evaluates its gender breakdown; women in India are happiest in tech roles; Apple starts new training program for women in tech; and more.
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