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A Carrier Wi-Fi Competitor
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7/20/2012  |  12 comments
7:00 AM What prevents more companies from building seamless networks made of stitched-together hot spots?
Wi-Fi vs. 4G: Is There Really a Debate?
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7/16/2012  |  9 comments
6:00 AM With nearly ubiquitous Wi-Fi, industry folks and academics are looking to unlicensed spectrum to expand broadband's reach and cut down on its costs
Mobile Video's Time Is Now
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1/12/2012  |  2 comments
10:30 AM Mobile video isn't the next big thing; it's the big thing that's happening right here, right now
Where to Watch the BCS at CES
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1/9/2012  |  6 comments
12:30 PM Here's what you need to know if you have a mobile device or a connected laptop
Vendors Intrigued by Gigabit Network Project
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12/9/2011  |  Post a comment
11:15 AM Gig.U says it has received replies to its RFI from major vendors and service providers. Are university-led gigabit networks sounding less far-fetched?
Can Towerstream Make $$ With Free Wi-Fi?
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11/4/2011  |  5 comments
11:00 AM Towerstream aims to trade location-based, targeted ads for some user data in order to provide free Wi-Fi in key sections of major metros
Glaser Gets Real With 4G
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11/3/2011  |  Post a comment
10:55 AM Rob Glaser, the ex-Microsofter and founder of RealNetworks, thinks it's only a matter of time before 4G really flies
Can Big Broadband Inspire Innovation?
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8/24/2011  |  23 comments
10:00 AM Would gigabit networks be a fertile ground for innovation and entrepreneurship or just a giant sinkhole for cash?
From AT&T Labs: A New(er) Network Vision
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8/23/2011  |  8 comments
2:50 PM Krish Prabhu touts intelligent networks, mobile apps and the new era of network openness at AT&T
Tech Leaders: Consumers Need More Protection Online
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8/22/2011  |  Post a comment
5:25 PM A panel of tech and government leaders agree consumer confidence would be boosted by better privacy protection. But how far do should we go?
This Week in Broadband
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5/14/2010  |  2 comments
5:00 PM Sprint should have room to run with the HTC Evo 4G mobile hotspot
This Week in Broadband
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5/7/2010  |  Post a comment
10:50 AM Big wholesale numbers for Q1 show the marketing strength of Clearwire's investor partners
What's Up in the WiMax Wholesale Market?
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4/30/2010  |  Post a comment
5:25 PM With Sprint and Comcast dodging the issue, will Clearwire shed more light on wholesale WiMax?
Who'll Connect 'Connected Devices'?
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4/26/2010  |  3 comments
10:30 AM Verizon and AT&T have some competiton in bringing fast Web access to mobile devices that need it now
In Praise of Pocketspots
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4/16/2010  |  2 comments
11:00 AM My LTE wish: A portable WiFi router for Verizon's LTE network
This Week in WiMax
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3/26/2010  |  Post a comment
5:00 PM What if WiMax Wins?
The Week in WiMax
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3/22/2010  |  Post a comment
7:10 AM What will Clearwire do with all its spectrum?
This Week in WiMax
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3/12/2010  |  Post a comment
2:20 PM Can Sprint 4G hop onto the iPad bandwagon?
This Week in WiMax
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3/5/2010  |  Post a comment
12:35 PM The big number for Clearwire: 3,770 new subscribers a day
Let's Play 'Count the Subscribers'
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2/19/2010  |  1 comment
9:35 AM The only real measure of WiMax's success will be paying customers, not POPs passed
This Week in WiMax
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2/12/2010  |  Post a comment
3:30 PM Has Google completely given up on leveraging its WiMax investment?
The Week in WiMax
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2/5/2010  |  1 comment
4:25 PM Clearing up confusion about Clearwire's retail/wholesale mix
Inside a Clearwire Cabinet
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1/29/2010  |  1 comment
9:00 AM Take a home video look at the underpinnings of Clearwire's nascent national wireless broadband network
The Week in WiMax
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1/22/2010  |  Post a comment
2:45 PM Missing in action: WiMax stimulus funds, Cisco WiMax device, Open Range
This Week in WiMax
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1/15/2010  |  Post a comment
3:45 PM Clearwire needs a national pricing effort that strikes at the bandwidth crunch faced by the big telcos
This Week in WiMax
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1/8/2010  |  Post a comment
4:25 PM With an easy-to-understand device and big marketing, Sprint is pushing 4G into the mainstream
This Week in WiMax
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12/18/2009  |  Post a comment
12:45 PM Where are the devices? Coming, says Moto's Brda
This Week in WiMax
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12/11/2009  |  Post a comment
2:30 PM Why 'hybrid' plans make sense
This Week in WiMax
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12/4/2009  |  Post a comment
11:05 AM WiMax 2010 outlook: a big year for 'Pocketspots'
This Week in WiMax
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11/20/2009  |  Post a comment
8:55 AM Clearwire funding solid – for 2010 and beyond
This Week in WiMax
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11/13/2009  |  Post a comment
12:15 PM Clearwire's Q4 goal: 900 new subscribers a day
This Week in WiMax
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11/6/2009  |  4 comments
10:15 AM WiMax may have a longer lead time than you think
This Week in WiMax
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10/30/2009  |  1 comment
11:05 AM Clearwire Q3 subscriber adds count – how low will it go?
This Week in WiMax
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10/16/2009  |  Post a comment
9:45 AM Open Range, sorta open for business
This Week in WiMax
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10/9/2009  |  Post a comment
3:50 PM Does the FCC love itself some WiMax?
This Week in WiMax
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10/2/2009  |  Post a comment
12:50 PM Philly 'soft launch' kicks off big Q4 for Clearwire
This Week in WiMax
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9/25/2009  |  Post a comment
3:20 PM Neutrality, Clearwire's new best friend
This Week in WiMax
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9/18/2009  |  Post a comment
9:00 AM Where's our WiMax in Chicago?
This Week in WiMax
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9/11/2009  |  3 comments
3:40 PM Hello, Google? Can WiMax have a smartphone?
This Week in WiMax
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9/4/2009  |  Post a comment
12:45 PM Clearwire price cuts: How low should they go?
This Week in WiMax
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8/28/2009  |  2 comments
11:35 AM Will 'portability' lure businesses to WiMax?
This Week in WiMax
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8/21/2009  |  4 comments
3:45 PM Beyond the Mondi
This Week in WiMax
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8/14/2009  |  3 comments
9:25 AM Time for Clearwire to clarify subscriber counts
This Week in WiMax
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8/7/2009  |  5 comments
7:45 AM Sprint leads the business WiMax charge
This Week in WiMax
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7/31/2009  |  Post a comment
1:05 PM WiMax's biggest competitor: WiFi
This Week in WiMax
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7/24/2009  |  Post a comment
3:40 PM Chicago will be Clearwire's real test
This Week in WiMax
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7/17/2009  |  5 comments
8:30 AM Cisco will rake in WiMax winnings
This Week in WiMax
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7/10/2009  |  2 comments
11:15 AM What's WiMax Worth to Comcast?


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Charting the CSP's Future
Six different communications service providers join to debate their visions of the future CSP, following a landmark presentation from AT&T on its massive virtualization efforts and a look back on where the telecom industry has been and where it's going from two industry veterans.
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Cisco: Mentoring Critical to Attract & Retain Women

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Liz Centoni, senior vice president and general manager of Cisco's Computing System Product Group, shares why mentoring in all its forms is important for women and what Cisco is doing that's made a difference for women in tech.
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Gigabit LTE With Snapdragon 835

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At an event in Wembley stadium, EE used its live network to demonstrate gigabit LTE using a Sony Xperia XZ Premium smartphone with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chip.
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Implementing Machine Intelligence With Guavus

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Guavus unites big data and machine intelligence, enabling many of the the largest service providers in the world to save money and drive measureable revenue. Learn how applying Machine Intelligence substantially reduces operational costs and in many cases can eliminate subscriber impact, meaning a better subscriber experience and higher NPS.
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Unlocking Customer Experience Insights With Machine Intelligence

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When used to analyze operational data and to drive operational decisions, machine intelligence reduces the number of tasks which require human intervention. Guavus invested in Machine Intelligence early. Learn about the difference between Machine Learning and Machine Intelligence.
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Verizon VP Talks Network, Career Planning

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Heidi Hemmer, vice president of Technology, Strategy & Planning at Verizon, shares how bold bets and the future of tech define her career.
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Masergy's NFV Journey

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Ray Watson, vice president of global technology at Masergy, discusses the advantages and challenges in entering the still-maturing NFV market for the past three years.
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Mavenir on RCS Cloud Platform & Multi-ID

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Guillaume Le Mener, head of marketing and corporate development at Mavenir, discussed RCS and the recent launch of Multi-ID, which supports T-Mobile's DIGITS, the revolutionary new technology that breaks down the limitation of one number per phone and one phone per number.
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ADTRAN Executive Outlines Trends in Next-Generation 10-Gigabit Cable Networks

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Hossam Salib, VP of Cable and Wireless Strategy at ADTRAN, outlines key trends as MSOs begin to deploy next-generation Gigabit and 10-Gigabit cable networks. In the interview, Hossam outlines the advantages of a Fiber Deep architecture, FTTH options including EPON and RFoG, and the importance of SDN and NFV in building next-generation high-bandwidth cable networks.
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Global Capacity: Bandwidth Demand Driving Ethernet Growth

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At Light Reading's Big Communications Event in Austin, Texas, Global Capacity's VP of Marketing Mary Stanhope talks about how the demand for bandwidth is changing the way service providers deliver broadband services.
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Colt's Services Chief on Digital Delivery

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Rogier Bronsgeest, the chief customer experience officer (chief CEO!) at Colt, discusses the way in which the service provider interacts with its customers these days and his aggressive net promoter score (NPS) targets.
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BT VP: Women Should Fill Security Talent Gap

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By 2020 there will be six security jobs for every qualified worker, and Kate Kuehn, vice president of Security for BT in the Americas, says BT wants to encourage women to fill the shortage in jobs.
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Colt Sales Exec on Services Trends

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Colt's sales director for enterprise, James Kershaw, sheds some light on the services currently in demand and how network upgrades are influencing customer demand.
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Following a recent board meeting, the New IP Agency (NIA) has a new strategy to help accelerate the adoption of NFV capabilities, explains the Agency's Founder and Secretary, Steve Saunders.
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Playing it safe can only get you so far. Sometimes the biggest bets have the biggest payouts, and that is true in your career as well. For this radio show, Caroline Chan, general manager of the 5G Infrastructure Division of the Network Platform Group at Intel, will share her own personal story of how she successfully took big bets to build a successful career, as well as offer advice on how you can do the same. We’ll cover everything from how to overcome fear and manage risk, how to be prepared for where technology is going in the future and how to structure your career in a way to ensure you keep progressing. Chan, a seasoned telecom veteran and effective risk taker herself, will also leave plenty of time to answer all your questions live on the air.