Content tagged with Gigabit
FTTH No Slam Dunk for Cable
News Analysis | 3/23/2017 | 7 comments
Skills shortage just one of the gating factors making it likely cable selectively uses home-run fiber to combat competitive challenges.
Eurobites: A1, Nokia Turn It Up to 11
News Analysis | 3/22/2017 | 8 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: biometric sensor firm's warning hits shares; Plusnet fined for bad billing; Swisscom hooks up with Swiss Post for IoT; Sky Q gets voice search.
The Cloud Descends on OFC 2017
Shades of Ray | 3/17/2017 | Post a comment
The annual optical fest that is OFC is about to open its doors at the LA Convention Center and, like most networking industry events, cloud cover is very evident.
SDOs Team Up on PON Convergence
News Wire Feed | 3/16/2017 | Post a comment
A number of standards development organizations (SDOs) are working to combine their efforts and encourage close cooperation on passive optical network (PON) technology developments.
Why DOCSIS May Never Die
Breznick Unbound | 3/15/2017 | 12 comments
Whether it's the new DOCSIS 3.1 spec or the forthcoming Full Duplex DOCSIS spec, cablecos are still mainly counting on DOCSIS to rule the broadband space.
The Growing Pains of 5G
Prime Reading | 3/15/2017 | 3 comments
The hype surrounding 5G reached fever pitch at the recent Mobile World Congress, but the rollout of the next-generation network technology looks set to be drawn-out and painful.
Nominate Your WiC Leading Lights NOW!
News Analysis | 3/14/2017 | 2 comments
There's only a few days left to nominate a new class of worthy women for 2017's most inspiring woman in comms, female tech pioneer of the year and female-led startup to watch.
CEO Interview: Huawei's Eric Xu
Prime Reading | 3/13/2017 | 3 comments
Light Reading spent face-to-face time with Huawei CEO Eric Xu at Mobile World Congress to discuss the company's growth, the challenges that brings, its evolving role in communications industry and more.
OrbTV: AT&T's CMO Details $40B Spend
LRTV Interviews | 3/13/2017 | Post a comment
Steve McGaw, chief marketing officer of AT&T Business Solutions, details out the 2016 and 2017 $40 billion capex outlay in part one of an interview with Steve Saunders, CEO of Light Reading, at Mobile World Congress.
$100M at Stake in US Wireless RFP
News Analysis | 3/13/2017 | 1 comment
The National Science Foundation has tasked US Ignite and Northeastern University with managing an estimated $100 million in funding set aside for advanced wireless networking research.
OrbTV: Tele2 CEO on Industry 4.0
LRTV Interviews | 3/10/2017 | Post a comment
Allison Kirkby, president and group CEO of Tele2, spoke with Ray Le Maistre, editor-in-chief of Light Reading, about the fourth Industrial Revolution, the impact it will have on businesses and society in general and the challenges it will bring for service providers.
BT Agrees to Openreach Split
News Analysis | 3/10/2017 | Post a comment
Networks business will become a legally separate entity within BT Group, with its own board and budget, following deal with regulator Ofcom.
OrbTV: Small Cell Forum on Road to 5G
LRTV Interviews | 3/8/2017 | Post a comment
David Orloff, chairman of Small Cell Forum, talks to Liz Coyne of Light Reading about the work the organization is doing to enable hyper-dense, ultra-high capacity networks to support 5G and IoT.
Eurobites: Telenor Backs AI Brains Trust
News Analysis | 3/8/2017 | Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia milks 4.5G, sells managed services to VimpelCom; MTN's CEO resigns; in-flight broadband partnership wins its first customer; Blackadder goes over-the-top in US.
Sprint's Tech COO on Gigabit LTE
LRTV Interviews | 3/7/2017 | 1 comment
In a special guest appearance on OrbTV at MWC 2017, Günther Ottendorfer, COO of Technology at Sprint, talks about the three building blocks of Gigabit LTE, small cells, SD/NFV and more.
From The Founder
Cisco's Conrad Clemson, recently promoted to head up the company's Service Provider Apps & Platforms developments, talks to Light Reading's Founder and CEO Steve Saunders about how he's bringing cloud video, mobile and virtualization together to empower network operators.
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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With the mobile ecosystem becoming increasingly vulnerable to security threats, AdaptiveMobile has laid out some of the key considerations for the wireless community.
BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
TEOCO Founder and CEO Atul Jain talks to Light Reading Founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the challenges around cost control and service monetization in the mobile and IoT sectors.
At MWC 2017, Qualcomm's CTO Matt Grob talks to Light Reading's CEO and Founder Steve Saunders about the progress being made in the development of the technologies and standards that will underpin 5G.