Content tagged with Backhaul
AT&T Commits $3B More to Mexico
News Analysis | 6/25/2015 | 2 comments
The carrier is adding an additional $3 billion to its investment in Mexico as it accelerates plans to build out a North American Mobile Service area.
Tykes Talk Tech
LRTV Documentaries | 6/22/2015 | 9 comments
What does optical fiber look like? When will 5G arrive? What's the WiFi password at Ikea? Light Reading sat down with three 8-year-olds to answer some of the communications industry's most burning questions...
SK Telecom: Small Cells Key to 5G
Que Sera Sarah | 5/18/2015 | 1 comment
Small cells, along with WiFi, SDN and NFV, will be crucial to the build out of 5G, two SK Telecom senior managers tell Light Reading in an extensive Q&A.
Q&A: SK Telecom Talks All Things 5G
Prime Reading | 5/15/2015 | 2 comments
Two senior managers of SK Telecom's 5G Tech Lab and Corporate R&D Center share their thoughts on what 5G will entail, how small cells, WiFi, SDN and NFV factor in and more.
Market Woes Drag Vendors Down
Morris Lore | 5/1/2015 | 3 comments
Amid lingering concern about Nokia's all-stock bid for Alcatel-Lucent, shares in Western vendors have taken a pounding after some disappointing results.
Crown Castle to Pay $1B for Sunesys
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2015 | Post a comment
Acquisition expected to strengthen Crown Castle's position in small cell networks by more than doubling Crown Castle's fiber footprint available for small cell deployments.
Lightower, Fibertech to Merge
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2015 | Post a comment
Fiber optic network providers Lightower and Fibertech are merging in a deal that creates a denser footprint in the highly populated Northeastern and Central US.
5G: Meet the Influencers
Prime Reading | 4/23/2015 | Post a comment
A primer on the numerous organizations – some standards-oriented, some regional and some research-oriented – that have formed to tackle deploying 5G networks by 2020.
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.
5G: Generation Gap
News Analysis | 4/10/2015 | 9 comments
The standards rivalry that drove the development of 3G and 4G technologies is missing from the 5G picture.
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.
From The Founder
Network architects aiming to upgrade their networks to support agile, open, virtualized services in the 21st century need to consider new criteria when choosing between technology suppliers.
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The NFV era is placing new demands on the developers and suppliers of network technology.
BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
Casa Systems has been going from strength to strength over the last couple of years. In 2013, it became the first vendor to ship an integrated CCAP device -- the ...
Cedrik Neike, SVP of Global Service Provider, Service Delivery, at Cisco, talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about solving service provider customer problems in a virtualized, DevOps world, including multivendor support and the future of network procurement.