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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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Meeting the Demands of Bandwidth & Service Group Growth

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Jorge Salinger, Comcast's Vice President of Access Architecture, explains how DOCSIS 3.1 and multi-service CCAP can meet the demands of the bandwidth and service group growth.
LRTV Custom TV
DOCSIS 3.1: Transforming Cable From Hardware-Defined Network to Software-Defined Network

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John Chapman, Cisco's CTO of Cable Access Business Unit and Cisco Fellow, explains how DOCSIS 3.1 can transform cable HFC network to a more agile software-defined network.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Predicting Traffic Patterns for Quality Mobile Broadband

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Accessing information ubiquitously creates complexity and creates heavy traffic onto the network, especially at large-scale events like sporting events or festivals. In this video, Huawei's Mohammad Hussain speaks to experts about how to predict traffic and improve user experience during periods of heavy traffic.
Between the CEOs
Ciena CEO: The Web-Scale Revolution

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Light Reading CEO and founder Steve Saunders goes head-to-head with long-time Ciena CEO Gary Smith to discuss the impact of the web-scale players, the New IP and 'white box' networks.
LRTV Documentaries
Cox Eyes Cloud-Based Home Networks

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Cox's Jeff Finkelstein explains how moving services to the cloud will let cable deliver services faster and eliminate constant hardware replacements.
LRTV Documentaries
CableLabs' Clarke Updates Cable Virtualization

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Former BT exec now leading CableLabs' NFV and SDN efforts explains key role of open source and updates efforts to virtualize the home network.
LRTV Interviews
Ericsson's CTO Talks Transformation: Pt. II

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In the second installment of an in-depth two-part interview, Ericsson's CTO Ulf Ewaldsson talks to Light Reading CEO and founder Steve Saunders about cultural change, network slicing and technology advances.
LRTV Interviews
Ericsson's CTO Talks Transformation: Pt. I

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In the first installment of an in-depth two-part interview, Ericsson's CTO Ulf Ewaldsson talks to Light Reading CEO and founder Steve Saunders about the incredible transformation underway in the communications networking industry.
LRTV Documentaries
LTE Paves the Way for the 5G Revolution

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Håkan Andersson, head of 5G product strategy of the Radio Business Unit at Ericsson, discusses the role of LTE, the US and other industry verticals in building a true 5G ecosystem.
LRTV Documentaries
The 3GPP's Road to 5G Standardization

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Satoshi Nagata, chairman of the 3GPP's TSG-RAN group and a manager at NTT Docomo, explains the standardization process for 5G, as well as the biggest challenges and opportunities.
LRTV Documentaries
AlcaLu CTO Makes the Case for a New 5G Air Interface

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Michael Peeters, CTO of wireless at Alcatel-Lucent, explains why 5G will require a new air interface to meet its diverse performance targets.
LRTV Documentaries
AlcaLu + Nokia: The New Uber-Vendor

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Heavy Reading Senior Analyst Gabriel Brown discusses the technological and competitive opportunities and challenges if a merger between Alcatel-Lucent and Nokia comes to pass.
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Light Reading CEO and founder Steve Saunders goes head-to-head with long-time Ciena CEO Gary Smith to discuss the impact of the web-scale players, the New IP and 'white box' networks.
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