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China Mobile Profits Fall Seventh Quarter in a Row
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4/20/2015  |  Post a comment
China's biggest mobile operator is sacrificing profitability to grow its 4G customer base as quickly as possible.
Google Ready to Release Thousands of Loons
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4/20/2015  |  5 comments
Google's project lead for Loon, its plan to use LTE-powered balloons to bring connectivity to underserved regions, says it's ready to start launching thousands of balloons.
LTE Paves the Way for the 5G Revolution
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4/20/2015  |  Post a comment
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.
Nokia to Beef Up Indian Presence with AlcaLu Deal
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4/17/2015  |  1 comment
Alcatel-Lucent's wireline strength could help Nokia to address the coveted enterprise space in India.
2G to 5G: Wireless Becomes the Fourth Utility
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4/17/2015  |  2 comments
There is an impressive array of technology that is planned for the transition to 5G that will enable many new possible services.
The 3GPP's Road to 5G Standardization
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4/17/2015  |  Post a comment
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.
LPWA: A Threat to 'Wait & See' IoT Operators?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
4/16/2015  |  6 comments
Communications network operators need to formulate an IoT strategy and decide if Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) technology has a place in those plans.
ZTE Claims 5G Research Breakthrough
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4/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Chinese vendor claims its pre-5G technologies have delivered a threefold increase in overload radio capacity.
Huawei P8 Launch in Pics: It's Showtime!
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4/16/2015  |  2 comments
Snaps from the global launch of Huawei's rival to the iPhone 6.
Steve's Phone
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4/16/2015  |  1 comment
AlcaLu CTO Makes the Case for a New 5G Air Interface
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4/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Michael Peeters, CTO of wireless at Alcatel-Lucent, explains why 5G will require a new air interface to meet its diverse performance targets.
You Can't Spell 5G Without LTE
Que Sera Sarah  | 
4/16/2015  |  1 comment
5G won't be a wholesale network changeover, which is a good thing, because 4G does a pretty good job already.
Nokia & Alcatel-Lucent to Combine
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4/15/2015  |  Post a comment
All-share transaction values Alcatel-Lucent at €15.6 billion (US$16.6 billion), producing a company with a combined €26 billion ($27.7 billion) annual revenues.
AlcaLu + Nokia: The New Uber-Vendor
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4/15/2015  |  4 comments
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.
Nokia & Alcatel-Lucent: What's Going On?
Shades of Ray  | 
4/15/2015  |  7 comments
There's a lot to take in regarding the planned combination of Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent – here's a quick guide to our coverage.
Nokia to Claim #2 Carrier Vendor Ranking
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4/15/2015  |  4 comments
Nokia elevates itself beyond Huawei to become the second-largest carrier equipment vendor when combined with Alcatel-Lucent.
Nokia Makes €15.6B Bid for Alcatel-Lucent
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4/15/2015  |  1 comment
Finnish vendor to acquire French rival in all-share transaction and create a communications networking giant with annual revenues of $27.7 billion.
A Finn, a Frenchman & a Guy From New Jersey Walk Into a Merger...
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4/15/2015  |  Post a comment
Stop us if you've heard this one before... Light Reading CEO Founder & CEO Steve Saunders weighs in on the technical and cultural implications of a Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent merger.
What's in the Air for 5G?
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4/14/2015  |  4 comments
There's some degree of agreement between Qualcomm and Nokia on an air interface for 5G, but there are still plenty of proposals on the table.
How Do Nokia & Alcatel-Lucent Stack Up?
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4/14/2015  |  2 comments
Light Reading takes a closer look at the strengths and recent financial performance of the two vendors as they negotiate a possible merger.
Nokia + AlcaLu: What the Analysts Say
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4/14/2015  |  6 comments
What do industry analysts think of the news that Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent are in merger talks?
Eurobites: Mystery Bid in for Telekom Slovenije
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4/14/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica Germany upgrades mobile backhaul with Coriant; Swisscom's next-gen teletext; DataSift loses Twitter feed.
Nokia/AlcaLu: The Key Friction Points
Shades of Ray  | 
4/14/2015  |  4 comments
The potential merger of Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent will throw a spotlight on some key decisions that need to be made, particularly related to the wireless portfolio, IP relationships and management of the combined company.
Multipurpose Cat
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4/14/2015  |  1 comment
Nokia, Alcatel-Lucent in Merger Talks
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4/14/2015  |  7 comments
Network infrastructure vendors confirm they are in talks about a deal to create a $27 billion giant.
Qualcomm Urged to Spin Off Chips Unit
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4/13/2015  |  3 comments
An activist shareholder called Jana Partners believes Qualcomm's share price would benefit if the company hived off its chips business.
Sprint Brings Handset Setup Direct 2 You
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4/13/2015  |  1 comment
Carrier says it will travel to a customer's home or agreed upon location to walk them through setting up a new Sprint phone and transferring the content from their old device.
Can WiFi Calling Find Its Voice?
Morris Lore  | 
4/13/2015  |  9 comments
The UK's EE needs to think carefully about how to pitch its newly released WiFi calling service.
Sprint Matches T-Mobile's International Offer
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4/10/2015  |  11 comments
Sprint says it will offer free international data roaming, but only at 2G speeds and in 15 countries.
Public Safety's Long-Term Evolution
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
4/10/2015  |  1 comment
LTE-based public-safety networks are more likely to come about piecemeal.
LTE-Based Public-Safety Initiatives Are Sorely Lacking, Heavy Reading Says
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4/10/2015  |  Post a comment
Numerous issues are hindering the development of mobile public-safety networks based on LTE technology, says Heavy Reading 4G/LTE Insider.
5G: Generation Gap
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4/10/2015  |  9 comments
The standards rivalry that drove the development of 3G and 4G technologies is missing from the 5G picture.
Eurobites: Cell C Plans $660M LTE Investment
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4/10/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Transmode Q1 optimism; Slovenia bids expected; One Direction latest.
5G: Just an Expensive New Interface?
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4/10/2015  |  4 comments
5G could shape up to be a stunningly expensive fiasco.
Google Dumps Moto's LTE Patents in a Pool
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4/9/2015  |  3 comments
Google is contributing the LTE patents it gained from Motorola to Via's LTE patent pool to protect its Android device makers building 4G devices.
Why 5G Matters – Now!
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
4/9/2015  |  3 comments
5G is a technology to take mobile service providers beyond communication, into new modes of business, and now is the time to get with the program.
Eurobites: Facebook Faces Privacy Class Action
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4/9/2015  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson, Telefónica optimize LTE for smart meters; Deutsche Telekom's M2M router demo; Thomson's box of Ultra HD encoding tricks.
Anite Puts Forth 5G Radio Channel Models
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4/9/2015  |  2 comments
A group lead by the test and measurement vendor has finalized its "toolbox" for deploying 5G in the above-6Ghz spectrum bands.
AT&T Fined $25M for Privacy Violations
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4/8/2015  |  7 comments
FCC says employees at three AT&T call centers sold private customer data to third parties trafficking stolen cellphones.
Telcel Turns Up SpiderCloud's Enterprise Small Cells
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4/7/2015  |  Post a comment
Mexican operator is using SpiderCloud's dual-mode small cells for in-building coverage for its government, education and business customers.
India Auction Could Spur Tariff Hikes
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4/7/2015  |  1 comment
Price rises may be inevitable following India's $17.5 billion airwaves auction.
EE Hopes WiFi Calling Will Hit the Spot
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4/7/2015  |  1 comment
The UK's biggest mobile operator beats its network rivals to the launch of a WiFi calling service.
Typing Without Thumbs
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4/7/2015  |  5 comments
Report: Google Planning Overseas Roaming Shake-Up
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4/6/2015  |  1 comment
Google may be trying to create a global network through partnership deals that would give users a simple price for mobile wherever they are in the world.
AT&T Waits for VoLTE for Voice Roaming
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4/6/2015  |  3 comments
Carrier tells the FCC it is not able to support voice roaming to 2G CDMA networks until it has VoLTE deployed and it isn't sure if it can support SMS while roaming on LTE data only.
5G: Heavy Reading Weighs In
Que Sera Sarah  | 
4/6/2015  |  2 comments
In a new Prime Reading feature on Light Reading, Heavy Reading analyst Gabriel Brown dishes on all things 5G.
Heavy Reading Q&A: Getting to the Heart of 5G
Prime Reading  | 
4/6/2015  |  3 comments
Heavy Reading analyst Gabriel Brown shares his thoughts on 5G's requirements, potential, challenges, leaders and more.
10 Ways 5G Will Change Your Life
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4/3/2015  |  25 comments
The emergence of 5G around 2020 will bring new tech inventions galore, from flying cars to talking animals to holographic phone calls. Not to mention faster download speeds.
Caturday
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4/2/2015  |  6 comments
Vodafone Expands in the Americas
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4/2/2015  |  Post a comment
Vodafone Americas is set to open a Customer Experience Center in NYC to serve its 400 customers in the US.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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AlcaLu + Nokia: The New Uber-Vendor

4|15|15   |   2:42   |   (4) comments


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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Huawei's Data Center Power Play

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Huawei has developed industry-leading energy efficiency capabilities for its indoor and outdoor data center solutions, explains Dr. Fang Liangzhou, vice president of Huawei's Network Energy product Line.
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Huawei’s Routers, Switches Get the Green Mark

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TUV Rheinland's Frank Dudley explains how Huawei's routers and switches have been successfully tested by energy efficiency experts and have gained Green Mark Certification.
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A Finn, a Frenchman & a Guy From New Jersey Walk Into a Merger...

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Stop us if you've heard this one before... Light Reading CEO Founder & CEO Steve Saunders weighs in on the technical and cultural implications of a Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent merger.
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Accounting for Better Solutions

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Murad Yousuf, CTO at Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Finance (Dept. of Zakat & Income Tax), talks about the benefits of deploying router technology from Huawei.
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What's in Store for Huawei & DataCore?

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At the CeBIT trade show in Hannover, Germany, George Teixeira, CEO of software-defined storage (SDS) specialist DataCore Software, explains why he has just signed a partnership agreement with Huawei Technologies.
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Du Puts Its Faith in Huawei's Routers

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Adnan Masood, director of Enterprise MS Solutions Marketing at du, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) operator also known as Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company, explains why his company chose to use Huawei's multifunctional AR routers as part of its managed enterprise services.
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Huawei Gets Active in the Data Center

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With enterprise users looking to maximize the use of their data center assets, Huawei’s Chief Architect & Technical Director of IT Data Center Solutions, Bruce Su, explains how the company's six-layer active-active data center solution is eradicating the need to deploy passive, redundant data center assets.
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Blue Consult & Huawei for a Better Solution

4|8|15   |   4:01   |   (0) comments


Martin Rott, CEO, and Marc Metzler, head of sales virtualization, from Germany's Blue Consult discuss their collaboration with Huawei and TrendMicro to develop a secure, scalable IT platform that can meet the needs of the most demanding enterprise users.
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