Key developments related to edge networking and the distributed cloud
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 10/18/2019
Crown Castle's CEO said he doesn't see edge computing data centers 'playing a significant role in our long-term strategy.' Crown Castle's main rivals, American Tower and SBA Communications, are taking a different path.
By Sue Marek, Special Contributor, 10/16/2019
Juniper's CTO hails from Google, and is now working to steer the vendor through topics ranging from 5G to edge computing.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 10/16/2019
While edge computing in the mobile and 5G space remains a nascent area, companies such as Intel, EQT, SBA and EdgeConneX are all linked to deals or merger-and-acquisition chatter in this burgeoning sector.
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/16/2019
Heavy Reading principal analyst Gabriel Brown discusses the latest trends in backhaul connectivity to support 5G strategies and the emerging importance of edge computing to mobile operators.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/15/2019
The Spanish operator's ambitious OnLife project is now in field trials with residential and enterprise customers – and several use cases already look compelling.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/11/2019
What were some of the key takeaways from Light Reading's 5G Transport & the Edge event in New York City? Two sober (just) editors chew the fat...
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 10/7/2019
Mike Dano explains how Verizon and other service providers speaking at the 5G Transport & the Edge event are well positioned to talk about edge computing, transport and traffic routing.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/3/2019
Three and a half years after its birth, the Telecom Infra Project is trying to be more collaborative than confrontational.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 10/2/2019
A deep dive into T-Mobile's fixed wireless service over LTE – complete with detailed commentary from a current customer – offers some interesting insights into what it means for Internet service in the future.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 10/1/2019
The SD-WAN vendor is looking to increase sales through service providers, as enterprises turn to SPs to outsource networking needs.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 9/30/2019
There's early evidence that network operators are getting to grips with the opportunities associated with 5G edge cloud architectures.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 9/30/2019
Marc Ganzi is described as a 'leading visionary and entrepreneur' in his company's biography, and given his recent investments its easy to see why. Here's what he has to say about hot topics like 5G, build to relocate, small cells and edge computing.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 9/24/2019
Microsoft is opening its Project xCloud game streaming service to commercial testing, and T-Mobile has signed on as a supporting mobile network partner. But it's unclear whether telecom networks are ready for video game streams.
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Europe's Big Telcos Are Getting Edgy About 5G
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Open Conflict Over Open RAN
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