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Eurobites: Telefónica Is Still OK With UK
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6/28/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Swisscom gets its 5G freak on; Dixons Carphone profits up 10%; Telia gets smart with buses; Nokia demos 4.9G in Shanghai.
Intel Ushers in the Revolutionary 5G Era
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6/28/2017  |  Post a comment
5G will bring job opportunities for women in telco and IT, as well as a whole new era of communications for consumers and industries of all kinds, says Caroline Chan, vice president and general manager of the 5G Infrastructure Division at Intel.
India's State-Run BSNL Gears Up for RJio Battle
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6/28/2017  |  Post a comment
The government-backed telco is getting ready for a fight against India's newest operator in the fixed-line broadband market.
Ericsson Denies Ditching the Enterprise Market
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6/27/2017  |  1 comment
Ericsson may have scaled back its ambitions for new opportunities outside the telecom market while it works on a turnaround at its main networks business, but it hasn't abandoned them altogether.
US Operators Get Cracking on Unlicensed-LTE
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6/27/2017  |  2 comments
As expected, US mobile is pushing on with unlicensed plans, with T-Mobile launching LTE-U in six cities and both the Un-carrier and AT&T testing LAA at blazing download speeds of over 600 Mbit/s.
DT, Chinese Operators Take NB-IoT to Market
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6/26/2017  |  3 comments
NB-IoT technology gets a boost from a service launch in Germany and growing momentum in China.
ETSI Completes LTE Mission-Critical Push to Talk Interop Tests
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6/26/2017  |  1 comment
TCCA to deliver vendor certification process for LTE mission-critical products and applications.
Eurobites: Telecom Italia to Offer 4.5G in 11 Cities
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6/26/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: SFR and Huawei test 4x4 MIMO; Drillisch wants to go upmarket; Sky takes stake in video compression outfit; ARM backs mmWave startup.
Ericsson Seals 4G, 5G Deal With Vodafone UK
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6/26/2017  |  Post a comment
Swedish vendor will upgrade Vodafone's 4G networks in southern England and provide 5G radio technology to the UK telco.
NB-IoT Interoperability a Problem, but It's Being Fixed – Sequans CEO
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6/22/2017  |  1 comment
European chipmaker plays down significance of interoperability problems but says NB-IoT faces a challenge from the growing interest in LTE-M.
AT&T Expects 5G in Late 2018 or Early '19
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6/22/2017  |  5 comments
AT&T is barreling towards a 5G network but still wants Gigabit LTE to backstop this new technology.
Buy American: Will It Affect the Telecom Sector?
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6/21/2017  |  5 comments
It's really hard to tell right now.
DT Wants Majority Stake in T-Mobile-Sprint Merger – Report
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6/21/2017  |  6 comments
Having previously tried to sell its T-Mobile US business, Deutsche Telekom is now pushing for a merger with Sprint in which it would be the controlling shareholder, according to press reports.
Indian Telecom Industry Grapples With Huge Debt, Job Losses
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6/20/2017  |  Post a comment
Decimated by an aggressive new entrant and government taxation, India's telcos desperately need to restore profitability.
Orange-Backed Athonet Aims to Be Core Rival to Ericsson, Nokia
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6/20/2017  |  Post a comment
A startup backed by Orange and Facebook could pose a threat to Ericsson and Nokia in the mobile core.
BT Tech Chief Makes Plea to 5G Chip Vendors
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6/20/2017  |  5 comments
BT's lead tech executive has issued a plea to the 5G chipset vendors to focus on global requirements and not go chasing after early but limited opportunities.
Ovum's Dario Talmesio on 5G in Europe
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6/20/2017  |  Post a comment
At 5G World 2017, Dario Talmesio, principal analyst and practice leader on Ovum's fixed and mobile telecoms European team, explains the emerging trends amongst European operators as they prepare for 5G.
FirstNet Unveils State Plans as 4G Safety Network Goes Ahead
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6/19/2017  |  1 comment
States will now need to decide if they want in on the AT&T/FirstNet LTE network or not.
Eurobites: Sunrise Sunsets 2G Network
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6/19/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Hull may can the copper; new CMO for Altice; Deutsche Telekom rocks – in 360 degrees!
AT&T AI Director on Diversity in Data Mining
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6/19/2017  |  1 comment
AT&T Labs is made up of engineers, scientists and experts from all walks of life, not necessarily by design, but Director Ann Skudlark says it's an important part of its success.
Can India's RJio Succeed in Broadband?
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6/16/2017  |  Post a comment
India's disruptive new entrant is planning on carrying its mobile revolution into the broadband sector.
NB-IoT Interoperability Problems? 'Misinformation,' Says Vodafone
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6/15/2017  |  3 comments
Vodafone slams reports of NB-IoT interoperability problems as 'misinformation' and says its own interoperability tests have uncovered no issues.
How Much Will 5G Cost? No One Has a Clue
Morris Lore  | 
6/15/2017  |  1 comment
Operators want 5G and they want it now, but they don't know how much it will cost or whether it will make them any money.
Orange Plots NB-IoT Launch Outside France
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6/15/2017  |  2 comments
French telecom incumbent says it is now planning to use NB-IoT in markets outside France, where LoRa has taken hold.
Data Sharing Key to AT&T's AI Push
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6/15/2017  |  3 comments
SDN, AI and machine learning are changing how AT&T manages its network, but breaking down silos and empowering all its employees to be data scientists has been the real key to its transformation.
T-Mobile CFO on Sprint: Interesting, but We Have Options
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6/14/2017  |  1 comment
Braxton Carter discusses the inevitable chatter about Sprint.
Parallel Wireless Founder Takes the Non-Traditional Path
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6/14/2017  |  2 comments
And that's made all the difference for Kaitki Agaawal, who shares her story and advice, as well as her perspective on wireless network evolutions with WiC in Austin.
Facebook's TIP Seizes vRAN Initiative From 3GPP
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6/13/2017  |  Post a comment
Thanks largely to a startup called Phluido, a new working group within Facebook's TIP is looking to standardize the virtualization of the radio access network.
UK Needs Policy Overhaul to Be 5G Leader, Says EE Boss
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6/13/2017  |  Post a comment
EE CEO Marc Allera says UK policymakers will need to shape up if the country is not to fall behind others on the rollout of 5G networks.
Ericsson Wheels Out Annual Mobility Report
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6/13/2017  |  Post a comment
Latest edition foresees 2.6 billion new mobile broadband subscribers will be added through 2022 – averaging to more than 1 million each day.
Ericsson Eyes Half a Billion 5G Users by 2022
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6/13/2017  |  Post a comment
Swedish vendor says recent plans to accelerate the development of 5G technology will spur rollouts from 2019 onward.
Nokia CTO 'Not Optimistic' About 5G in Europe
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6/12/2017  |  Post a comment
Hossein Moiin becomes the latest industry executive to air concern about Europe's 5G lag.
Eurobites: Merkel Urges New Data Diktat
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6/12/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EU to probe Qualcomm/NXP deal; London Tech Week 2017 is up and running; Nokia wins big in China; mission-critical LTE tests planned; Dixons gives up on US.
Eurobites: Ericsson Lands Spanish Core Network Deal
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6/9/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: FTTH Council Europe calls for investment-friendly regulation; Nokia upgrades Swiss air traffic control network; online giants could face police data grab; Telefónica plugs in to renewables.
Vodafone Americas Foundation Reveals WIP Winners
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6/7/2017  |  Post a comment
Vodafone's non-profit arm awards $600,000 in prizes to PathVis, WIPER and DreamSave for mobile innovations designed to impact the global community.
NB-IoT Gets Insecurity Complex
Morris Lore  | 
6/6/2017  |  4 comments
Reactions to reports of NB-IoT's difficulties betray some insecurity about the prospects for the LPWA technology.
Eurobites: Finns Look for Roaming Opt-Out
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6/6/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: talk of Telefónica quitting Mexico; Vodafone hit by Gulf crisis; Salt peps up its 4G network.
SK Telecom Moves Closer to 1Gbit/s 4G
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6/5/2017  |  Post a comment
South Korean operator claims to launch a 900Mbit/s service and says gigabit-speed 4G connections are coming early next year.
Eurobites: Vivendi Chief Adds Top Job at Telecom Italia
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6/2/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica trumps The Donald on climate change commitment; MegaFon rides the rails; Elisa joins Tampere smart city project; Google fine imminent?
Telefónica Doubles Reliance on Renewable Electricity
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6/2/2017  |  Post a comment
As part of its Renewable Energy Plan, Telefónica has doubled its use of renewable electricity during the past year and is already using 100% renewable sources in the UK and Germany.
Eurobites: Telia Adds 4G Access to VPN Package
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6/1/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: 3 completes UK Broadband acquisition; Telefónica trumpets security first; Murdochs huddle with Ofcom to chew over Fox-Sky deal; Brits live dangerously with their mobiles.
Ownership Reform Won't Save Unicom
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6/1/2017  |  1 comment
A scheme to revitalize China's weakest telecom operator seems unlikely to succeed.
Why India's RJio Wants to Lease Dark Fiber From Govt.
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6/1/2017  |  Post a comment
Could RJio's sudden interest in serving rural communities spark a rush into India's hinterland?
Does Ericsson's 5G-for-Healthcare Biz Case Need Surgery?
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5/31/2017  |  1 comment
The Swedish vendor demos 5G in a healthcare setting, but the business case for telcos remains doubtful.
Mavenir Picks 6WIND for 4G, 5G & TCP 
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5/31/2017  |  Post a comment
6WIND is excited to announce that Mavenir, a leading provider of communications platforms, has extended its licensing agreement for 6WINDGate, and related products and services for next-generation network applications.
Boingo CMO: Why We Need More Female Leaders
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5/31/2017  |  1 comment
Companies make more money when there are women in leadership, Boingo CMO Dawn Callahan says. She shares why there can never be too many women in leadership roles in the tech industry and how to increase today's numbers.
Google Taking 3.5GHz Tests to NASCAR
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5/30/2017  |  5 comments
Google now describes 3.5GHz CBRS wireless as part of a 'secret commercially valuable plan' for the company.
Orange Sees 'Peak' Capex in 2018/19, Ups 2017 Guidance
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5/30/2017  |  Post a comment
French telecom incumbent is looking at increasing investments where it says there is an opportunity for a quick return.
Open & Multivendor uCPE From ADVA
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5/30/2017  |  Post a comment
With ADVA's Ensemble Connector, Verizon is able to achieve the vision of NFV, turning up services on white box servers in a zero touch fashion, including using LTE for access.
Ericsson Names New Group CTO
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5/30/2017  |  Post a comment
Erik Ekudden named Group CTO for Ericsson.
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Masergy: It's Time for SD-WAN Options

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Paul Ruelas, director of network products for Masergy, explains how adding SD-WAN has changed the service mix for his company's customers. In some cases, the change is incremental, enabling more granular customer control. Masergy's newest version, SD-WAN Go, gives up some of those controls for a streamlined version targeting mid-sized customers with the most ...
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Intel Ushers in the Revolutionary 5G Era

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5G will bring job opportunities for women in telco and IT, as well as a whole new era of communications for consumers and industries of all kinds, says Caroline Chan, vice president and general manager of the 5G Infrastructure Division at Intel.
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VeEX at ANGA COM

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At ANGA COM 2017, Cyrille Morelle, president and CEO of VeEX, updates Alan Breznick with VeEX's new products and technology. This includes VeSion cloud-based platform for network monitoring, AT2500-3G advanced spectrum analyzer and MTTplus-900 WiFi Air Expert module. He also comments on DOCSIS 3.1 deployment and Remote PHY technology.
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The Overall Objective Is to Win the Game

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SCTE•ISBE's Chris Bastian discusses Energy 2020's success to date and the importance of a flexible approach that allows for changes in specific strategies in order to reach significant milestones.
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CenturyLink: Let's Get Past SD-WAN Hype

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Technology becomes a "shiny object" unless it's properly focused on solving business needs for enterprise customers, says Bill Grubbs, network solutions architect for CenturyLink. He explains to Light Reading why SD-WAN deployments have to be tailored to specific needs – and more.
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Infinera's Sales Director Paints Tech's Big Picture

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Shannon Williams, Infinera's director of sales, shares how she achieves work's many balancing acts -- between her role and the broader company, today and tomorrow's tech and more.
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SD-WAN Innovation & Trends

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Versa CEO Kelly Ahuja discusses with Carol Wilson the current status and trends in the SD-WAN market, Versa's innovation around building a software platform with broad contextualization, and the advantages that startups can bring to the SD-WAN market.
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Ovum's Dario Talmesio on 5G in Europe

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At 5G World 2017, Dario Talmesio, principal analyst and practice leader on Ovum's fixed and mobile telecoms European team, explains the emerging trends amongst European operators as they prepare for 5G.
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Putting Power on a Pedestal

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ARRIS's John Ulm says a major accomplishment of SCTE•ISBE's Energy 2020 program is increased focus on power cost and consumption, including inclusion of energy requirements in operators' RFPs and RFIs.
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Gigabit Access: The Last-Mile Pipe for All Future Services

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A Gigabit access platform being deployed today must be able to deliver all types of services to an increasing number of devices. A non-blocking architecture is necessary to support the ever-increasing growth in bandwidth demand. The Huawei Gigabit access solution is based on a distributed design that is fully scalable to deliver a unprecedented performance.
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Key Factors to Successfully Deploy an SD-WAN Service

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As service providers transition their SD-WAN solution from trials and limited deployments into production at large scale, there are important considerations to successfully operationalize these solutions and realize their full potential, without adding complexity, introducing uncertainty or disrupting current business operations. Sunil Khandekar, CEO and Founder ...
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IoT Solutions: Rational Exuberance

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IoT solutions are morphing from hype into viable business opportunities. Huawei has the platform and ecosystem support to help carriers successfully address new business opportunities in the IoT space.
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