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Mobile Backhaul: Going to the Dark Side?
Jonestown  | 
10/30/2014  |  1 comment
Heavy Reading's Patrick Donegan shares his view on a dark trend that bubbled up at Light Reading's annual backhaul conference in NYC.
The Summer of LTE
Jonestown  | 
8/19/2013  |  12 comments
It's summer 2013: Do you know where your 4G LTE network is?
Sun, Sea, Sand & Signaling
Jonestown  | 
2/28/2013  |  1 comment
Could Firefox be the chatty OS that makes a beached whale of your network?
A Sync Standards Rumble at the Edge?
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2/27/2013  |  Post a comment
Everyone agrees that standards are good to stitch together networks made of 4G, small cells and even Wi-Fi, but there's much less accord over which standards to use to actually to get it done
What's Holding Back Video Chat?
Jonestown  | 
11/2/2012  |  1 comment
6:00 AM More carriers need to adopt RCS 5.0 if the concept of in-app, cross-network, mobile video chat is to flourish
Stitching Together Wi-Fi, 4G & More
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11/1/2012  |  Post a comment
1:50 PM Creating a seamless broadband experience across a variety of networks is one of the challenges of 2013
MobileCON 2012: Mobile in Flux
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10/12/2012  |  Post a comment
8:00 AM Can either Sprint or T-Mobile grow their subscriber base as an unlimited 4G operator?
2013: Richer Services on 4G?
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10/11/2012  |  Post a comment
8:05 AM 2013 might just be about more capacity and coverage on LTE networks in the U.S.
Samsung: This Note's for You?
Jonestown  | 
8/17/2012  |  2 comments
3:00 PM The Note 10.1 will win some fans with its pen-based input, but will it unseat the iPad as the top tablet?
Cable's Hot Zone Could Equal Offload
Jonestown  | 
5/24/2012  |  2 comments
10:15 AM The cableco Wi-Fi plan could make it easier to offload smartphone data in the northeastern US
AT&T Labs CTO: Wireless Network Evolution
Jonestown  | 
4/25/2012  |  1 comment
The president and CTO of AT&T Labs discusses the network in the next decade and the growing importance of the cloud and mobile security
T-Mobile's Fighting Spirit
Jonestown  | 
1/12/2012  |  2 comments
T-Mobile USA CEO Philipp Humm says the mobile operator is in fighting form and ready to take on the market again
CES: It's Still About 4G LTE for Me
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1/9/2012  |  Post a comment
5:15 AM 4G is still about delivering a national footprint and killer devices in 2012
The Bigger Bubble
Jonestown  | 
8/26/2011  |  1 comment
4:20 AM Mobile startups are hot, but VC spending on wireless is much more diverse than it was during the previous Internet bubble
The Myth of LTE Global Roaming
Jonestown  | 
8/24/2011  |  9 comments
6:10 AM Operators are standardizing on LTE but they're all using multiple radio bands, making it hard to develop a 4G world phone
Why Mobile Operators Don't Talk IPv6
Jonestown  | 
7/15/2011  |  3 comments
1:00 AM I chat to LR's Carol Wilson about how mobile operators are keeping quiet on IPv6 even as they work hard on the protocol
CTIA 2011: Wi-Fi Could Be Glue for Mega-Merger
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3/26/2011  |  Post a comment
1:00 PM AT&T's large hot-spot network and T-Mobile's Wi-Fi calling could help get users connected in the early stages of the mega-merger
CTIA 2011: Qualcomm, Kings of Multi-Mode
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3/25/2011  |  Post a comment
9:00 PM Qualcomm is solidifying its position at the top of multimode 4G food chain
CTIA 2011: Imagining the iPhone 5
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3/21/2011  |  Post a comment
5:25 AM iPhone 5 will likely get A5 chip and faster 3G, but will it get LTE?
CTIA 2011: 4G & the Need for Spectrum
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3/18/2011  |  Post a comment
11:15 AM As 4G arrives, the CTIA focuses on the need for more spectrum; could network sharing be a partial answer?
Looking Ahead to CTIA
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2/21/2011  |  Post a comment
9:00 AM L-T-E in the U-S-A, ra, ra!
MWC 2011: What Mattered in Barcelona
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2/18/2011  |  Post a comment
Nokia cast a long shadow at MWC 2011
MWC 2011: 3-D Trumps 4G
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2/14/2011  |  Post a comment
3:30 PM Mobile 3-D displays make a splash
MWC 2011: MWC Is Booming
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2/14/2011  |  Post a comment
2:30 PM A rainy day doesn't keep the crowds away
2011: The Year of the Data Hog
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1/11/2011  |  Post a comment
11:20 AM It's time to start asking your carrier for more information on how much data you're using
Why Broadcom Bought Beceem
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10/29/2010  |  Post a comment
6:00 AM Broadcom is doing its part to make LTE as cheap as chips
Verizon's LTE Tease
Jonestown  | 
10/7/2010  |  1 comment
10:30 AM More markets announced, but not much more to go on as Verizon keeps showing us a little LTE leg
MetroPCS: The City Limits of 4G
Jonestown  | 
9/22/2010  |  Post a comment
5:30 PM Sarah Reedy and I discuss the early restrictions on the LTE ambitions of MetroPCS


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Kicking off BCE 2017, Light Reading founder Steve Saunders lays blame for NFV's slow ramp-up and urges telecom to return to old-fashioned standards building and interoperability.
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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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VeEX at ANGA COM

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At ANGA COM 2017, Cyrille Morelle, president and CEO of VeEX, updates Alan Breznick with VeEX's new products and technology. This includes VeSion cloud-based platform for network monitoring, AT2500-3G advanced spectrum analyzer and MTTplus-900 WiFi Air Expert module. He also comments on DOCSIS 3.1 deployment and Remote PHY technology.
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The Overall Objective Is to Win the Game

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SCTE•ISBE's Chris Bastian discusses Energy 2020's success to date and the importance of a flexible approach that allows for changes in specific strategies in order to reach significant milestones.
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CenturyLink: Let's Get Past SD-WAN Hype

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Technology becomes a "shiny object" unless it's properly focused on solving business needs for enterprise customers, says Bill Grubbs, network solutions architect for CenturyLink. He explains to Light Reading why SD-WAN deployments have to be tailored to specific needs – and more.
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Infinera's Sales Director Paints Tech's Big Picture

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Shannon Williams, Infinera's director of sales, shares how she achieves work's many balancing acts -- between her role and the broader company, today and tomorrow's tech and more.
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SD-WAN Innovation & Trends

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Versa CEO Kelly Ahuja discusses with Carol Wilson the current status and trends in the SD-WAN market, Versa's innovation around building a software platform with broad contextualization, and the advantages that startups can bring to the SD-WAN market.
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Ovum's Dario Talmesio on 5G in Europe

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At 5G World 2017, Dario Talmesio, principal analyst and practice leader on Ovum's fixed and mobile telecoms European team, explains the emerging trends amongst European operators as they prepare for 5G.
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Putting Power on a Pedestal

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ARRIS's John Ulm says a major accomplishment of SCTE•ISBE's Energy 2020 program is increased focus on power cost and consumption, including inclusion of energy requirements in operators' RFPs and RFIs.
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Gigabit Access: The Last-Mile Pipe for All Future Services

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A Gigabit access platform being deployed today must be able to deliver all types of services to an increasing number of devices. A non-blocking architecture is necessary to support the ever-increasing growth in bandwidth demand. The Huawei Gigabit access solution is based on a distributed design that is fully scalable to deliver a unprecedented performance.
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Key Factors to Successfully Deploy an SD-WAN Service

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As service providers transition their SD-WAN solution from trials and limited deployments into production at large scale, there are important considerations to successfully operationalize these solutions and realize their full potential, without adding complexity, introducing uncertainty or disrupting current business operations. Sunil Khandekar, CEO and Founder ...
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IoT Solutions: Rational Exuberance

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IoT solutions are morphing from hype into viable business opportunities. Huawei has the platform and ecosystem support to help carriers successfully address new business opportunities in the IoT space.
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Realizing ICN as a Network Slice for Mobile Data Distribution

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Network slicing in 5G allows the potential introduction of new network architectures such as Information-centric Networks (ICN) as a slice, managed over a shared pool of compute, storage and bandwidth resource. Services over an ICN slice can benefit from many architectural features such as Name Based Networking, Security, Multicasting, Multi-homing, Mobility, ...
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Ovum's Mike Roberts on 5G Uptake

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Mike Roberts, research director for Ovum's service provider markets group, explains why he has boosted his 5G subscriptions forecast.
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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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