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T-Mobile Promises LTE-U Services in the Spring
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2/22/2017  |  1 comment
The move follows a lengthy review process by the FCC.
Sprint to Go Gigabit Crazy at MWC!
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2/22/2017  |  6 comments
Sprint will have MIMO demos with both Ericsson and Nokia at MWC.
Telefónica Opens IoT Door to Sigfox
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2/22/2017  |  Post a comment
Global deal could be transformative for Sigfox, helping the French IoT player to realize its ambition of holding an IPO next year.
If Anyone Mentions 6G to Me at MWC…
Shades of Ray  | 
2/21/2017  |  4 comments
I'm prepared for the worst that Barcelona can throw at me.
MWC17: 5G, Cloud RAN & More
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2/21/2017  |  Post a comment
Ovum Senior Analyst Julian Bright talks to Scott Bicheno from Telecoms.com about all things MWC, including Cloud RAN, Huawei's pitch to the industry and the road to 5G.
Eurobites: Zain Trials 'Advanced' 4.5G Tech
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2/21/2017  |  3 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Teléfonica sells 40% of Telxius to investment group; OBS lands smart cities deal in Qatar; 3 enters the Matrixx; balloon goes up for EE.
T-Mobile & Huawei Develop Wireless HBB Services
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2/21/2017  |  Post a comment
T-Mobile Austria signs five-year strategic cooperation agreement with Huawei regarding 4.5G-based E2E network upgrades.
Jio Piles Further Pressure Onto Indian Old Guard
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2/21/2017  |  Post a comment
The disruptive new entrant has announced details of new tariffs that have already had an impact on the share price of its biggest rival.
War of Words Escalates Between India's Jio & Airtel
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2/21/2017  |  Post a comment
India's biggest operator and its high-profile new entrant are battling fiercely for broadband market share.
Telefónica, Huawei Team Up on the Mobile Network Cloud
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2/20/2017  |  Post a comment
Telefónica and Huawei are working together to promote the development of mobile network cloud features that optimize the radio interface.
MWC 2017's Key 2-Letter Terms
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2/20/2017  |  1 comment
5G, AI, VR... these are just some of the two-letter terms that will dominate show-floor chat at MWC 2017 in Barcelona, according to these two blow-hards (a.k.a. Scott Bicheno of Telecoms.com and Light Reading's Ray Le Maistre). And then there's PB...
Key Trends for Mobile Operators in Developing Markets
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2/20/2017  |  Post a comment
Ovum's Matthew Reed talks to Scott Bicheno from Telecoms.com about the challenges and opportunities facing mobile operators in the developing markets of Africa and the Middle East.
Orange, Huawei Collaborate on 5G, Cloud
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2/20/2017  |  Post a comment
Teams of both companies will work together on these technologies.
China Unicom Uses Ericsson Tech to Boost iQiYi Video Experience
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2/20/2017  |  Post a comment
China's biggest video streaming app teams up with Ericsson and China Unicom to optimize mobile network conditions.
Is the Time Right for a Cisco/Ericsson Wedding?
Shades of Ray  | 
2/17/2017  |  17 comments
Ahead of MWC in Barcelona, talk has started to circulate that nuptials may be in line for Cisco and Ericsson.
Eurobites: Nokia Demos Drones for Instant LTE
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2/17/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's finely tuned EMEA regional roundup machine: Vodafone avoids corporation tax; will Trump dent the Privacy Shield?; think tank targets BT's dominance; ZTE in German tie-up.
ip.access Unveils New Small Cells
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2/17/2017  |  Post a comment
ip.access has increased support for Neutral Host Multi-Operator deployments with a range of new radio access point products.
AT&T Waltzes Towards Massive MIMO
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2/16/2017  |  Post a comment
And just what constitutes massive MIMO, eh?
US Cellular to Spend $327M on 600MHz Spectrum
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2/16/2017  |  Post a comment
The operator revealed it had won licenses in the auction in an SEC filing.
AT&T, Shentel Test Blue Danube MIMO
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2/16/2017  |  Post a comment
Vendor completed first commercial trials of its Massive multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) system in licensed FDD LTE spectrum.
Eurobites: Vodafone & Huawei Enter LAA Land
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2/16/2017  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Virgin adds RGUs; Deutsche Telekom hooks up with Amazon's Alexa; BT extends Asda MVNO contract.
Ericsson Boasts 5G Platform
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2/15/2017  |  Post a comment
Ericsson believes it is first to market with a combined core and radio for 5G use cases and covering all frequency ranges.
T-Mobile CEO: M&A Coming but Not Quite Yet
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2/14/2017  |  18 comments
T-Mobile is expecting telecoms acquisitions this year, as the content, cable, Internet and wireless industries collapse in on each other, but the operator said that it can continue to grow alone too.
Infinera, Nokia Chase 'Anyhaul' Dollars
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2/14/2017  |  1 comment
Ahead of MWC, Infinera and Nokia both launch products designed to be deployed in the mobile fronthaul and backhaul parts of mobile networks.
Is Magic Leap a Mirage of Misogyny & Deceit?
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2/14/2017  |  3 comments
A lawsuit, filed by the well-funded startup's former VP of marketing, suggests it created a hostile work environment for women and used misleading marketing.
T-Mobile to Spend Up to $5.1B on LTE in 2017
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2/14/2017  |  3 comments
T-Mobile rolls out more 700MHz LTE and plans thousands of small cells in 2017.
T-Mobile US Adds 8.2M Subscribers in 2016
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2/14/2017  |  Post a comment
T-Mobile reports Q4 revenue up 23% at $10.2 billion.
Eurobites: Telekom Austria Launches 'Digitalization' Unit
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2/14/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone wants EE to share mast info; BT brings Symantec on board for managed security services; Queen endures cybersecurity spiel.
5 Things We Love for Women in Comms Now
Que Sera Sarah  | 
2/14/2017  |  3 comments
In honor of Valentine's Day, WiC is highlighting five of the sites, companies, products, commercials and more related to women at work that we're digging this month.
So What Is 4.9G Anyway?
Jonestown  | 
2/13/2017  |  3 comments
It's all about the Massive MIMO, folks!
Huawei Puts Cloud, Video at Top of Its MWC Agenda
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2/13/2017  |  Post a comment
Vendor is pushing video as a growth engine and launching multiple cloud-centric products at this year's MWC.
Eurobites: Nokia Promises '4.9G' in 2017
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2/13/2017  |  3 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia focuses on private mobile networks; ARM sales up under SoftBank; Sparkle wins Czech research deal; Proximus taps Neustar for analytics.
Comptel Looks Like the Start of Nokia Software Spending Spree
Shades of Ray  | 
2/9/2017  |  1 comment
Nokia has bid to acquire Comptel for €347 million and that looks like just the start of an M&A adventure, one that seems fraught with traps.
What Does Vodafone-Idea Merger Mean for India's Telecom Industry?
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2/9/2017  |  Post a comment
A tie-up between Vodafone and Idea could herald cost savings and put more pressure on current market leader Bharti Airtel.
Sprint to Be 1st in US With Massive MIMO?
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2/7/2017  |  4 comments
64x64 MIMO for 2.4GHz networks likely to arrive in 2017.
3 to Bag 5G Spectrum With £300M UK Broadband Move
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2/7/2017  |  1 comment
The takeover should help the smallest of the UK's four mobile network operators to address its spectrum shortcomings.
Nokia Extends Its Cloud Packet Core
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2/6/2017  |  Post a comment
Capabilities of cloud-native packet core covers fixed broadband, IoT and Machine Type Communications (MTC) as well as wireless access networks.
Telecom Italia Renaissance Gathers Pace
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2/6/2017  |  Post a comment
Italian incumbent brings a long period of domestic decline to an end and looks forward to continued growth.
AT&T Preps 4.5G Cities, 5G Testbeds
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2/2/2017  |  Post a comment
Operator says it will have 1Gbit/s downloads in some places in 2017.
Nokia's Efforts to Lead in Security
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2/2/2017  |  1 comment
Nokia is maintaining its strategic emphasis on network security and may have some plausible claims to be ahead of its major vendor rivals – but it still has a lot of questions to answer.
Eurobites: Telenor Treads Water in Q4
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2/2/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ooredoo lands in Sicily; Sky and Discovery settle their differences; mobile research revealed; some better news for refugees.
Vodafone Sales Hit by Price Pressure in India, UK
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2/2/2017  |  1 comment
Service provider says full-year earnings will be at the lower end of previously issued guidance because of difficulties in two key markets.
China Moves Towards Mixed Ownership of Telcos
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2/1/2017  |  Post a comment
Chinese authorities are promoting new ownership models in order to raise capital.
Can KPN Complete a Turnaround?
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2/1/2017  |  2 comments
Dutch incumbent believes it is nearing the end of the long road to financial stability and if the coming year provides further proof points then it might be an attractive takeover target.
Sprint's 2.5GHz LTE Spend Will Grow in 2017
News Analysis  | 
1/31/2017  |  1 comment
Investment in thousands of small cells will drive up Sprint's capex in 2017.
What to Expect at MWC 2017
Shades of Ray  | 
1/31/2017  |  Post a comment
5G is set to dominate as the key buzz term at this year's Mobile World Congress but there are other pressing 4G matters to address.
Nokia Aims for Big IMPACT in Enterprise IoT
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1/31/2017  |  Post a comment
The Finnish vendor's evolving IoT platform is absolutely critical to its latest growth strategy.
AT&T: Prepping for the 5G World
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
1/30/2017  |  3 comments
AT&T's Tom Keathley discusses the carrier's evolving plans for developing, testing and deploying 5G wireless services over the next few years.
Vodafone India Confirms Idea Cellular Talks
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1/30/2017  |  Post a comment
Vodafone confirms that it is in discussions with the Aditya Birla Group about an all share merger of Vodafone India
Keysight Unlocks Ixia Takeover Deal With $1.6B in Cash
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1/30/2017  |  2 comments
Keysight says the deal will enhance its test and measurement opportunities in 5G, IoT, security, application performance monitoring and network visibility.
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Huawei's Pre-MWC Analyst Briefing 2017 Highlights

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Huawei shares its vision for this year's MWC.
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MWC17: 5G, Cloud RAN & More

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Ovum Senior Analyst Julian Bright talks to Scott Bicheno from Telecoms.com about all things MWC, including Cloud RAN, Huawei's pitch to the industry and the road to 5G.
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MWC 2017's Key 2-Letter Terms

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5G, AI, VR... these are just some of the two-letter terms that will dominate show-floor chat at MWC 2017 in Barcelona, according to these two blow-hards (a.k.a. Scott Bicheno of Telecoms.com and Light Reading's Ray Le Maistre). And then there's PB...
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Key Trends for Mobile Operators in Developing Markets

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Ovum's Matthew Reed talks to Scott Bicheno from Telecoms.com about the challenges and opportunities facing mobile operators in the developing markets of Africa and the Middle East.
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YouTube Takes on Facebook Live-Streaming

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Popular 'YouTubers' will be the first to get the new service on their smartphones. You have been warned.
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Open Source NFV/SDN Automation

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AT&T ECOMP (Enhanced Control, Orchestration, Management and Policy) code is transitioning into the Linux Foundation for placement into open source. In this video, Carol Wilson provides an update on the maturation of open source ECOMP and meets with industry leaders from AT&T, Bell Canada, Orange, Linux Foundation and Amdocs to discuss what this means for the ...
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Uber & NASA Collaborate on Flying Car Project

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Is Uber for real? Well, it's hired NASA engineer Mark Moore to lead the project, and he wouldn't come cheap.
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Zuckerberg Tries Out the Oculus Rift VR Glove

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Facebook CEO shows off a new way to interact with the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset: an Oculus glove.
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Huawei Digital Transformation Forum 2017

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Here's a preview of the upcoming Huawei Digital Transformation Forum taking place in Barcelona with trending telecom topics like cloud, IoT, 5G and much more!
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Dan Sahar of Qwilt on Open Edge Cloud Platform

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Dan Sahar, Qwilt's co-founder, sits down with Steve Saunders of Light Reading for a conversation about Qwilt's Open Edge Cloud platform and the new role of service providers in application and content delivery.
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ZeroStack's 'Self-Driving Cloud'

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Its Z-Brain tech automates day-to-day management and long-term planning for hybrid clouds.
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Nominum's Craig Sprosts on DNS & Cybersecurity Trends

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Nominum's Craig Sprosts talks about the fast-changing landscape of cybersecurity with Steve Saunders of Light Reading. Sprosts touches on the trend of the rise of ransomwares, rivals of IoT base attacks, and mobile network security. He also discusses the realization of the importance of IoT security after a recent cyber attack that paralyzed several major ...
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