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Eurobites: Roaming Charges Likely to Stay Until 2018
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3/5/2015  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telekom Austria introduces LTE-based smart meters; former Virgin Media execs take AIM at turnarounds; Ericsson's small cells go Dutch.
BICS Preps VoLTE Trials With 10 Operators
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3/4/2015  |  Post a comment
The Belgian international carrier is preparing to meet an expected surge in demand for international VoLTE products.
Mavenir, T-Mobile Confirm US RCS Launches
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3/4/2015  |  4 comments
2015 will be a big year as Mavenir says all four US operators will launch RCS, backing up statements a T-Mobile VP made about its plans.
Ericsson CEO Talks Telco Data Center Tech
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3/4/2015  |  1 comment
At Mobile World Congress, Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg discusses telco data center technology, business models, small cells and more.
Orange Weighs Outsourcing of Africa Ops
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3/3/2015  |  Post a comment
After signing a major European outsourcing deal with Ericsson, Orange is now considering its options in Africa.
Wheeler: We'll Enforce Title II 'Case-By-Case'
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3/3/2015  |  14 comments
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler didn't add too much clarity to how Title II would be enforced during his MWC keynote, noting only that it'd be on a case-by-case basis.
5G Use Cases, Pre-Standards Groups Proliferate
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3/3/2015  |  1 comment
Everyone wants to have a say in how 5G will develop, with many different groups outlining their visions of 5G and vowing to play nice with the other groups.
5G Visions Dazzle at MWC
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3/3/2015  |  1 comment
5G promises to improve your life, not just speed your mobile Internet connection.
DT's Höttges Says Hybrid Is 'Not Answer to Cable'
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3/3/2015  |  Post a comment
Hybrid to address digital divide while German incumbent looks to 'super-vectoring' and G.fast for big bandwidth boost.
Cisco CEO: Get Ready for New Digital World
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3/3/2015  |  6 comments
Cisco CEO predicts the digitization of everything will change, like, everything!
Rural Rounds Out Small Cell Forum's Releases
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3/3/2015  |  2 comments
With its use cases wrapped up, the Forum is tackling LTE-U, virtualization, 5G and other technology trends affecting the mini-RANs.
Eurobites: Ericsson Lands 5-Country Orange Services Deal
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3/3/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom begins move to New IP; CityFibre plans Edinburgh network; deadline set for Danish merger decision.
MWC 2015: Virtual Reality Bites!
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3/3/2015  |  5 comments
The GSMA estimates 90,000 attendees for this year's packed show, and that makes for one big cab line!
Verizon Tests LTE Cat-1 Devices With Ericsson, Sequans
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3/2/2015  |  Post a comment
CAT1 expected to enable proliferation of cellular IoT and M2M devices on LTE networks.
T-Mobile Plans LTE-U With ALU, Qualcomm
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Qualcomm and Alcatel-Lucent join forces with T-Mobile to accelerate licensed assisted access adoption.
Brocade to Acquire Connectem for vEPC
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3/2/2015  |  Post a comment
Acquisition of Mobile Virtual Evolved Packet Core Innovator expands Brocade’s New IP market opportunities.
Telefónica Deploys Ericsson's Radio Dot at MWC
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3/2/2015  |  Post a comment
Ericsson and Telefónica go live with Radio Dot System at MWC.
Google Confirms Scaled-Down MVNO Plans
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3/2/2015  |  3 comments
Google SVP Sundar Pichai said at MWC that the software giant won't be a carrier at scale, but will work with its wireless partners to offer its service to innovate on communications.
Donovan Touts AT&T's Software Push
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3/2/2015  |  Post a comment
Even the best specialized routers can't keep pace with the 100,000-plus % increase in mobile data traffic, Donovan tells MWC.
Carriers Debate Security, Privacy, Digital ID
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3/2/2015  |  1 comment
GSMA's Mobile Connect digital identity service gets some love as operators call for better privacy and security rules.
AT&T Connects Cars & Trash Cans
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3/2/2015  |  3 comments
AT&T isn't afraid of getting its hands dirty when it comes to the Internet of Things.
T-Mobile Plans Small Cells as Niche Play
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3/2/2015  |  5 comments
VP says the carrier wants to take advantage of its spectrum with LTE-U, but doesn't have a real need for small cells outside of niche, congested urban areas.
Q&A: The Castle in T-Mobile's LTE Network
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3/2/2015  |  1 comment
Grant Castle, T-Mobile VP of engineering services and QA, talks to Light Reading about the carrier's spectrum position, plans for LTE-U, RCS, small cells and more.
Few in Number, Big in Data
Que Sera Sarah  | 
3/2/2015  |  6 comments
JDSU's latest location report shows that 1% of LTE users are consuming 56% of mobile data, and it's happening in less than 1% of the area a mobile network covers.
Nokia Sees off Non-Chinese Rivals for China Telecom 4G Work
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3/2/2015  |  Post a comment
The Finnish vendor claims to have secured a bigger LTE FDD contract with China Telecom than any other non-Chinese player.
The Three Cs of MWC15
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3/2/2015  |  1 comment
My visit to this year's Mobile World Congress is going to dominated by three Cs – cloud, cells and coffee.
MWC15: Welcome to Barcelona!
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3/2/2015  |  2 comments
Light Reading has arrived in Barcelona in time for some sightseeing and cocktails with 100 of our closest friends ahead of the big show.
Mitel to Acquire Mavenir for $560M
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3/2/2015  |  1 comment
UC company will use the VoLTE and RCS enabler to expand its business with mobile operators, plus more M&A at MWC.
Cisco to Resell SpiderCloud's Small Cells
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3/2/2015  |  3 comments
In a significant coup for the specialist startup, SpiderCloud's entire small cell portfolio will be rebadged and resold by Cisco.
Telefónica Plots 5G Route Via 375Mbit/s 4G
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3/2/2015  |  Post a comment
Spanish incumbent looks to carrier aggregation for performance improvements ahead of 5G deployment.
Poll: NFV/SDN, 5G & IoT to Dominate MWC
Que Sera Sarah  | 
3/1/2015  |  2 comments
According to Light Reading's poll of 900 readers, NFV and SDN, followed by 5G and the IoT, will dominate headlines at this year's mobile extravaganza in Barcelona.
Indian Operators Plot Spectrum Auction Moves
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2/27/2015  |  8 comments
Light Reading's guide to who will bid for what during the world's largest-ever spectrum auction, in India next month.
Verizon Takes Radio Dot to Detroit, VoLTE Overseas
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2/27/2015  |  11 comments
Carrier has deployed Ericsson's small cell system at its Detroit regional headquarters, as well as demonstrating international VoLTE roaming with DoCoMo and KT.
China Issues LTE FDD Licenses
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2/27/2015  |  3 comments
At last! The Chinese authorities finally lets FDD off the leash to add to the 4G action.
Eurobites: Ericsson Bites Apple Over Patents
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2/27/2015  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange and Nokia team up for telco cloud; eircom revenues fall 4% in second quarter.
NTT DoCoMo Preps 225Mbit/s LTE-A
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2/27/2015  |  Post a comment
Use of carrier aggregation technology will enable DoCoMo's LTE-Advanced to achieve its ultra-high-speed downlink.
The Title II Ruling: A 'Wow' Moment
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2/27/2015  |  5 comments
Thursday February 26, 2015 will stand out in the US communications calendar as an historic day following the reclassification of broadband and imposition of net neutrality rules.
Ericsson Sues Apple for Patents Infringement
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2/27/2015  |  Post a comment
Swedish vendor files nine complaints against Apple, asserting 41 patents relating to various aspects of Apple's iPhones and iPads.
EE to Trial 400 Mbit/s 4G, eMBMS at Wembley
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2/27/2015  |  1 comment
UK's biggest 4G operator to conduct trials of superfast and broadcasting technologies at Wembley Stadium.
Qualcomm Brings LTE-U to Small Cells
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2/26/2015  |  1 comment
Qualcomm announces support for LTE-U in its latest small cell chipsets and RF receivers for small cells and mobile devices, as well as showcases how it can play nice with WiFi.
Polkomtel Deploys Diameter Signaling Controller From BroadForward
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2/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Polkomtel goes live with LTE roaming service powered by the BFX Interface Gateway from BroadForward, delivered by Infradata.
T-Mobile US Spurs Growth at Deutsche Telekom
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2/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Europe's biggest operator had its US business to thank for sales and earnings growth in 2014, with all other units reporting revenue declines.
Jibe Hub, Fring Alliance & More RCS Action at MWC
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2/26/2015  |  2 comments
Jibe will be demonstrating RCS interoperability with DT, KPN, Vodafone, Sprint and Telefonica, as RCS slowly starts to get deployed across the globe.
Report: Sprint to Add 9,000 New Sites for LTE
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2/25/2015  |  9 comments
Is Sprint about to bolster its network with a major upgrade?
Telefónica Upbeat Despite Slump in Profits
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2/25/2015  |  8 comments
Hit by currency weakness in Venezuela and restructuring costs in Germany, Spain's incumbent is confident this year will be much brighter.
BTE 2015 Is Bigger & Even Better
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2/25/2015  |  4 comments
This year's Big Telecom Event (BTE) in Chicago is going to provide more opportunities than ever for networking, getting to grips with key industry challenges and opportunities and, equally as important, having some fun.
Huawei Promises 4.5G & LTE-M in 2016
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2/24/2015  |  2 comments
Ahead of MWC, vendor pitches details of next step from LTE-A, unveils its LTE-M strategy for cellular IoT, talks up new video optimization capabilities and unveils a digital-friendly BSS.
Artemis's pCell Network Coming Soon Via Dish
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2/24/2015  |  3 comments
Startup promising to greatly improve LTE network performance will launch on Dish's spectrum in San Fran, as well as make its Hub available for indoor testing.
Ukraine 3G Auction Raises Less Than $300M
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2/24/2015  |  1 comment
Three mobile operators each secure the same amount of spectrum in Europe's last 3G auction.
10 Weirdly Useful IoT Devices
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2/24/2015  |  31 comments
There's no shortage of connected devices out there, yet somehow there's always room for more. Join us for a tour of 10 smart, slightly bizarre things that will make your life just a bit easier.
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In the Cloud With Telecom Italia

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Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders sits down with Telecom Italia's Simone Battiferri at Mobile World Congress to discuss virtualization, agility and the economic advantages of the cloud.
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New Ways of Working

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At the ICT Leaders Roundtable, hosted jointly by Light Reading and Huawei at the Hotel Renaissance in Barcelona just prior to Mobile World Congress, Hong Kong Telecom's Michael Yue explains how the transformation in its business has changed its customer relationships.
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Bridging the Digital Gap

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At the ICT Leaders Roundtable, hosted jointly by Light Reading and Huawei at the Hotel Renaissance in Barcelona just prior to Mobile World Congress, Boingo's Dr. Derek Peterson explains how ICT can help telcos bring the physical and virtual worlds closer together.
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Making the Internet of Things Affordable

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At the ICT Leaders Roundtable, hosted jointly by Light Reading and Huawei at the Hotel Renaissance in Barcelona just prior to Mobile World Congress, Telefonica's Dr. Mike Short explains how the Internet of Things demands a new low-cost approach to connectivity from telcos.
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Evolution, Not Revolution

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At the ICT Leaders Roundtable, hosted jointly by Light Reading and Huawei at the Hotel Renaissance in Barcelona just prior to Mobile World Congress, Heavy Reading's Patrick Donegan explains why telcos can't be too hasty in their efforts to transform themselves.
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Management & Orchestration Enablement Strategies Required for NFV Commercial Success

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NFV commercial success rests on successful service orchestration strategies which can span heterogeneous physical, virtual, legacy and next-gen networks. Network data and security integrity are additional key aspects. Nakina provides a suite of orchestratable network integrity applications built on an open, scalable MANO enablement platform.
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The Power of Five Convergences in OceanStor OS

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OceanStor OS is Huawei's brand-new storage operating system. While inheriting the consistent high stability, reliability and performance from the company's previous storage products, OceanStor OS abounds in new converged storage features. Specifically, the new storage operating system achieves "five convergences" to lift storage convergence to a higher level.
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4K Brings Extreme Video Experience

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4K video is a hot topic in the video industry. It will certainly bring an extreme video experience to end users. At the same time, however, it will also pose a big challenge to operators. Check out this Huawei 4K experts' discussion about how operators can achieve success in 4K video service.
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DT's Virtualization Vision for Europe

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Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders talks virtualization, cloudification and standards with Deutsche Telekom's Axel Clauberg at Mobile World Congress.
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ZTE's Wireline at MWC 2015

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Light Reading speaks with Jane Chen, ZTE's Senior VP of Wireline Business, about innovations in her product line at Mobile World Congress.
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ZTE at MWC 2015

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Dr. Dick Chen of ZTE USA gives Light Reading an overview of what's new at ZTE's pavilion at Mobile World Congress 2015.
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Ericsson CEO Talks Telco Data Center Tech

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At Mobile World Congress, Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg discusses telco data center technology, business models, small cells and more.
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