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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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Dr. Dong Sun Talks About Carriers' Digital Transformation & Huawei’s Telco OS

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Dr. Dong Sun, Chief Architect of Digital Transformation Solutions at Huawei, discusses how telecom operators can become digital ecosystem enablers and deliver optimal user experiences that are in real-time, on-demand, all-online, DIY and social (ROADS).
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Huawei's Chief Network Architect Talks about Network Experience & Operators’ Strategies

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In the digital age, network experience has become the primary productivity especially for telecom operators. In this video, Wenshuan Dang, Huawei’s Chief Network Architect, discusses how carriers can tackle the challenge of infrastructure complexity in order to enhance business agility and improve user experience.
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The Rise of Virtual CPE

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As NFV strategies evolve from tests and trials to production telco networks, expect to hear a lot about virtual CPE (customer premises equipment) rollouts during 2015.
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Optical Is Hot in 2015

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Optical comms technology underpins the whole communications sector and there are some really hot trends set for 2015.
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Policy Control in the Fast Lane

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What's making policy control strategic in 2015 and beyond? Amdocs talks with Heavy Reading's Graham Finnie about the key factors driving change in the data services landscape. Find out what his policy management research reveals about the road ahead for policy control – and sign up for
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Highlights From the 2020 Vision Executive Summit

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In December 2014, Light Reading brought together telecom executives in Reykjavik, Iceland to discuss their vision for high-capacity networks through the end of the decade. The intimate, interactive meeting was set against the backdrop of Iceland's spectacular natural beauty. As one of the event's founding sponsors, Cisco's Doug Webster shared his company's ...
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Huawei Pay-TV Partner Harmonic, Helping Carriers Accelerate 4K Video Deployment with Huawei

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At IBC, Peter Alexander, Senior Vice President & CMO at Harmonic, speaks about the growing interest in pay-TV service and its branching into multiple devices.
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Sony Marketing Director Olivier Bovis Discusses the Outlook for 4K and Cooperation With Huawei at IBC 2014

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At IBC, Olivier Bovis, Marketing Director of Sony, speaks about the coming of the 4K era.
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Huawei Pay-TV Partner Envivio, Helping Carriers Accelerate 4K Video Deployment

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At IBC, Olivier Bovis, Marketing Director of Sony, speaks about the coming of the 4K era.
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Pay-TV's Networked Future

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At IBC, Jeff Heynen, Principal Analyst at Infonetics, speaks about the future of the pay-TV industry and its transition.
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Jeff Heynen: Distributed Access Will Help MSOs Compete in the Future

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At IBC, Jeff Heynen, Principal Analyst at Infonetics, speaks about moving to distributed access and the future trend of cable business.
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Cisco Talks Transformation

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In December 2014, Steve Saunders sat down with Cisco VP of Products & Solutions Marketing Doug Webster at Light Reading's 2020 Vision executive summit in Reykjavik, Iceland. They spoke about Cisco's approach to network virtualization as well as how service providers can begin to monetize high-capacity networks through the end of the decade.
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