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India's Jio to Boost Networks With $4.4B Investment
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1/17/2017  |  Post a comment
India's newest operator is under growing pressure to improve the quality of its network services.
Growing Pains Will Force Telcos to Shape Up
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1/17/2017  |  5 comments
In a no-growth future, service providers will need to focus more keenly on cost savings and efficiency gains.
Qualcomm Study Predicts 5G Will Create 22M Jobs by 2035
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1/17/2017  |  4 comments
But how will these jobs be distributed globally?
Huawei, China Unicom Test FDD-Based Massive MIMO
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1/16/2017  |  Post a comment
Achieved peak network rate of 697.3 Mbit/s, 4.8 times that of traditional FDD LTE, claims vendor.
10 Key Tasks for Ericsson's New CEO
Shades of Ray  | 
1/16/2017  |  3 comments
Börje Ekholm started his new job as the CEO of Ericsson today – here are ten things I'd like to see in his first 10 weeks at the helm of the Swedish giant.
Ciscosson Scores Telco Cloud Deal Down Under
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1/16/2017  |  Post a comment
Partners Cisco and Ericsson are to build a distributed telco cloud architecture for Vodafone Hutchison Australia and it's a deployment likely to attract a lot of attention.
Verizon CISO Paves Way for Women in Cybersecurity
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1/16/2017  |  1 comment
Females in cybersecurity are highly underrepresented, so Verizon's Chandra McMahon shares her advice on how other women can follow her lead.
Vodafone Hutchison Australia to Transform Core, IP Networks With Ericsson & Cisco
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1/16/2017  |  Post a comment
Partners land deal to virtualize the Australian operator's core and IP networks.
Börje Ekholm Becomes Ericsson CEO
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1/16/2017  |  Post a comment
Ericsson's new CEO takes the reins.
South Korea Seeks Warrant for Samsung Vice Chairman's Arrest
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1/16/2017  |  4 comments
South Korean investigators want to arrest Samsung's de-facto boss in a corruption probe.
DT, EE, Orange, Vodafone Open Up on 5G
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1/13/2017  |  2 comments
Four of Europe's biggest service providers share details of their evolving views about 5G technology and the 5G strategies they will pursue.
What Facebook's Recruiting Woes Tell Us
Que Sera Sarah  | 
1/12/2017  |  3 comments
Making recruiters solely responsible for increasing diversity is not effective when there isn't internal buy in, Facebook's struggles to diversify show.
Boingo: Prepping for Millions of Devices
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1/12/2017  |  1 comment
Boingo's CTO Derek Peterson discusses how wireless operators will address the needs of low-bandwidth and high-bandwidth apps at the same time.
LG U+ Deploys Juniper's Virtual Routing Solution
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1/12/2017  |  Post a comment
LG U+ rolls out Korea's first-ever carrier-grade virtual routing deployment as part of a broad infrastructure solution.
Eurobites: All Change at Telenor's Top Table
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1/12/2017  |  3 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT draws on Trend Micro security tech; Cato strengthens EMEA management; Telefónica targets gaming; Sunrise joins FreeMove.
EE: New Tech Is Mobile Revenue Savior
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1/12/2017  |  2 comments
UK mobile operator says revenues would be dropping more sharply were it not for the rollout of next-generation technologies.
AT&T: Security Needs to Be at Machine Speed
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1/11/2017  |  3 comments
The response to cyber attacks has to be faster and more efficient, according to AT&T's top security poobah.
India's Jio to Disrupt (Again) With Low-Cost 4G Phones
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1/11/2017  |  Post a comment
Efforts to drive down the cost of devices could spur 4G adoption in India.
SingTel Takes Pre-5G Steps, Boasts 450Mbit/s 4G
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1/11/2017  |  Post a comment
Singaporean operator is rolling out a number of more advanced 4G features in preparation for a 5G future.
5G: Another Next-Generation Disappointment?
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1/10/2017  |  8 comments
The forthcoming 5G standard sounds impressive, but it seems unlikely to reinvigorate the telco business.
Eurobites: Nokia, Ooredoo Top 1 Tbit/s in Algerian Trial
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1/10/2017  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT rivals claim success with spectrum-capping campaign; Magyar Telekom reorganizes; Sonera in jobs talks; Snap digs in in London.
Ericsson, Cisco Land IP Deal at Telefonica Guatemala
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1/10/2017  |  Post a comment
Ericsson and Cisco to modernize IP network for Telefonica Guatemala.
CES 2017: WIC's Picks & What Made Us Sick
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1/10/2017  |  5 comments
Virtual reality wasn't the only vomit-inducing feature of this year's CES. Booth babes and boys' clubs were still dominant, although there was progress afoot in Vegas.
The Wireless Underground: NYC Subway Rollout Done
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1/10/2017  |  1 comment
Cellular services are live across the NYC subway, but are they created equal?
Heavy Reading: Big Video Set to Disrupt
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1/6/2017  |  Post a comment
Heavy Reading's Adi Kishore says streaming video is set to disrupt operator networks and business models.
ZTE to Cut 3,000 Jobs – Report
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1/6/2017  |  2 comments
Chinese equipment maker is said to be on the verge of slashing jobs at its network and handset businesses.
Hey, Trump Tech Boosters, What About China Tariffs?
Jonestown  | 
1/6/2017  |  14 comments
A trade war with China could decimate the smartphone market.
4.5G Sets High Bar for 5G
Morris Lore  | 
1/6/2017  |  5 comments
Could the success of 4.5G have a big influence on operators' 5G strategies?
Netgear Shows Off at CES 2017
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1/6/2017  |  Post a comment
Netgear is showing off a range of products at CES, including the CM1000, its DOCSIS 3.1 cable modem that is certified by Comcast and Cox.
T-Mobile CEO Sees 'Craziness' & Big Deals
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1/5/2017  |  7 comments
Are we ready for 'Vericast,' Trump telcoms and a simple sticker price for a 'mobile Internet' connection? T-Mobile is betting on it.
Ciscosson Looks to WiFi for 2017 Boost
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1/5/2017  |  1 comment
Cisco and Ericsson are looking to a new WiFi offering for revenue growth.
ZTE Tests 'Pre5G' Massive MIMO Solution With China Telecom, China Unicom
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1/5/2017  |  Post a comment
Solution introduces Massive MIMO to FDD-LTE networks, which make up 85% of the world's LTE networks.
Eurobites: Nokia Trials 4.5G With T-Mobile US
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1/5/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional news roundup: AsiaInfo cuts UK jobs; what UK SMEs spend on comms; Ericsson targets WiFi with Cisco.
Welcome, Capex Disclosure Season
Shades of Ray  | 
1/5/2017  |  3 comments
We're about to find out what the major players are planning to spend on their networks in 2017.
AT&T Gets in the Gigabit LTE Race
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1/5/2017  |  1 comment
AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile are all promising some Gigabit LTE action in 2017, but how much will the upgrade really deliver?
AT&T Lays Out 5G Plans & More for 2017
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1/4/2017  |  4 comments
AT&T is thinking 5G tests with fixed and wireless updates ahead too in 2017.
Vodafone Romania Demos 1.35G LTE With Huawei
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1/4/2017  |  Post a comment
The test proved, over the air interface, a 1.35Gbit/s LTE connection in an experimental structure not isolated from the commercial network.
Eurobites: Orange & Ericsson Hitch Lift With PSA for 5G Connected Car Research
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1/4/2017  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Intel confirms HERE stake; Vodafone and Huawai achieve 1.35 Gbit/s in Romania over LTE; Ericsson does VR at CES; heads-up on smart hairbrushes.
Airtel Bids $350M for Telenor's India Biz – Reports
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1/4/2017  |  Post a comment
Bharti Airtel is said to be in talks to acquire Telenor's local business in the latest sign of M&A activity in India.
Heavy Reading: 5G Disruption Details
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1/3/2017  |  Post a comment
Heavy Reading's Gabriel Brown details the 5G disruption expected for 2017 and beyond.
T-Mobile US Bundles Up for IoT
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1/3/2017  |  Post a comment
T-Mobile puts together LTE chip and billing bundles for the Internet of Things.
VMware Aims for Key Role in India's Virtualization Market
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1/3/2017  |  Post a comment
VMware expects India to account for a substantial share of global spending on software and virtualization technologies.
T-Mobile: We'll Beat US Rivals to Gigabit LTE Launch
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12/30/2016  |  24 comments
T-Mobile is pushing ahead with tests of three-carrier aggregation, 4x4 MIMO and 256 QAM technology as it aims to be the first US operator to offer Gigabit LTE services.
Qualcomm to Appeal $865M Fine by South Korea's Fair Trade Commission
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12/29/2016  |  6 comments
Qualcomm says imposition of $865 million fine by the Korea Fair Trade Commission is an 'unprecedented and insupportable decision.'
Ooredoo Targets Rural Market in 4G Expansion
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12/27/2016  |  1 comment
Myanmar's Ooredoo is plotting a major expansion of its 4G services into rural parts of the country.
Getting Hotter: Fog, LTE-A Pro, MANO, NB-IoT & SD-WAN
Shades of Ray  | 
12/23/2016  |  2 comments
The first few months of 2017 are likely to feature significant developments around a number of key technologies and industry developments.
Telkomsel Indonesia Boasts 'Pre5G' Launch with ZTE
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12/23/2016  |  Post a comment
Telkomsel Indonesia has deployed a set of advanced 4G technologies and, along with supplier ZTE, is calling it 'Pre5G.'
Telstra Picks Ericsson's Small Cells
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12/22/2016  |  Post a comment
Telstra will deploy Ericsson's indoor and outdoor small cell solutions for 3G and 4G coverage.
Nokia, Vodafone and Telit Collaborate on NB-IoT
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12/22/2016  |  Post a comment
Nokia teamed up with Telit to use its NB-IoT system to demonstrate transmission of data from residential gas meters over a 4G network at the Vodafone Innovation Day.
SKT Appoints Park Jung-ho as New CEO
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12/22/2016  |  Post a comment
Park replaces Dong-Hyun Jang as CEO, who started as SKT boss in March 2015.
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ADVA Talks Innovation & the Future of Networking

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Ray Le Maistre and Christoph Glingener, CTO of ADVA Optical Networking, discuss the current state of the industry, cooperation and collaboration, open innovation and the future of networking.
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Cisco's Infinite Video Platform

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Cisco's Infinite Video Platform allows service providers to deliver broadcast-quality video over IP networks. Infinite video supports many devices, from 4K TVs to tablets to game consoles. Join Cisco's Rajeev Raman for a brief tour and live demo.
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Masergy: Ability to Adapt Key for NFV

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Speaking at Light Reading's 2020 Vision in Rome, Masergy's VP, Global Technology, Ray Watson, said agility is key to providing the mix and match NFV-based services that are driving business for the managed service provider today.
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Equinix: The Data Explosion

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At Light Reading's 2020 Vision in Rome, Eric Schwartz, president of EMEA, Equinix, talked about how Equinix is helping its customers manage the influx of data today, and how it's preparing for a future filled with millions of connected IoT devices.
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Heavy Reading: The Changing Data Center Landscape

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At Light Reading's 2020 Vision event in Rome, Heavy Reading's Senior Analyst Roz Roseboro talks about how virtualization is impacting data center evolution and how that evolution is affecting the relationship between service providers, data center operators and public cloud providers.
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Boingo: Prepping for Millions of Devices

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At Light Reading's 2020 Vision in Rome, Boingo's CTO Derek Peterson discusses how wireless operators will address the needs of low-bandwidth and high-bandwidth apps at the same time, the need for more MHz, the impact of IoT and more.
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Comcast Shows Off Gig Gateway at CES

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With its largest presence at CES in years, Comcast took the wraps off its long-awaited gigabit gateway and a new platform for managing the home WiFi network. Light Reading Senior Editor Mari Silbey sat down with EVP Chris Satchell to discuss the latest Comcast advance, and met with VP of Product Strategy and Development Andrea Peiro to walk through a demo of the ...
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Colt: End-to-End Key for 2017

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At Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Rome, Nico Fischbach of Colt said having a multi-carrier, end-to-end service proposition is going to be key for 2017 -- and SD-WAN is instrumental in making it happen.
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Cisco's Clemson on Mobile Cloud Video

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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. "If you think about where we're going… whether it's a mobile application, or a video ...
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VMware Telco NFV Solutions – Preparing for 5G & IOT

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Shekar Ayyar, EVP & Corporate Strategy/General Manager of Telco for VMware, discusses VMware's Telco NFV solutions role and foundation for the Imminent Arrival of 5G & IOT.
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Heavy Reading: Big Video Set to Disrupt

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At Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Rome, Heavy Reading's Adi Kishore talks about the challenges of managing and monetizing bandwidth-intensive video, and how service providers will need to transform their networks to cope with the big video explosion.
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Heavy Reading: IoT Set to Disrupt

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Heavy Reading's Senior Analyst of IoT, Steve Bell, tells Light Reading how the Internet of Things (IoT) will transform service provider markets, business models and mindsets, and how virtualizing the network core and Fog networking is key to meeting the agility and flexibility demands of IoT in the future.
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