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Nokia IP Mobile Anyhaul
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4/28/2017  | 
Nokia IP Mobile Anyhaul—an industry-leading all-IP, 5G-ready mobile transport solution—can help you create value for your customers to be among the first to support ultra-broadband connectivity and IoT applications.
Intel Eyes an IoT & 5G Future
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4/27/2017  |  1 comment
Intel's IoT up 11% as the chipmaker eyes future end-to-end 5G silicon.
Utility Poles Pose Problems for 5G & More
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4/24/2017  |  Post a comment
New ideas surfaced at the FCC's first Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee meeting for solving the industry's pole attachment problem and accelerating broadband deployments.
Verizon's Fiber Spend Won't End With Corning
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4/19/2017  |  3 comments
Verizon needs a lot of fiber for future 5G rollouts, which leads to the age-old question: build it or buy it?
Crown Castle Adds Fiber Muscle With $600M Wilcon Buy
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4/18/2017  |  Post a comment
Towerco's latest takeover move shows it is banking on the growing appetite for small cell technologies with the rollout of 5G services.
Indian M&A Could Spell Trouble for Vendors
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4/14/2017  |  1 comment
Merger activity in India's telecom market leaves both service providers and their suppliers facing an uncertain future.
Liberty Global Reveals Next-Gen Plans
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4/5/2017  |  Post a comment
In a rollicking fireside chat, Liberty Global CTO Balan Nair expounds on MSO's plans to roll out DOCSIS 3.1, DAA, Fiber, 5G and OTT.
AT&T Formally Lands FirstNet Contract
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3/30/2017  |  Post a comment
As expected, AT&T has been chosen to build the first dedicated US public safety network.
Cable Sees Wireless Opps in Partners, Smart Services
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3/24/2017  |  3 comments
Cable companies are already wireless providers with in-home WiFi but they have the opportunity to partner with wireless operators to build an inside-out model of service.
FTTH No Slam Dunk for Cable
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3/23/2017  |  8 comments
Skills shortage just one of the gating factors making it likely cable selectively uses home-run fiber to combat competitive challenges.
Russia's MTS: There Is No 5G Business Case
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3/21/2017  |  5 comments
Russia's biggest telco has nothing positive to say about 5G technology during an investor presentation in London.
The Growing Pains of 5G
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3/15/2017  |  3 comments
The hype surrounding 5G reached fever pitch at the recent Mobile World Congress, but the rollout of the next-generation network technology looks set to be drawn-out and painful.
$100M at Stake in US Wireless RFP
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3/13/2017  |  1 comment
The National Science Foundation has tasked US Ignite and Northeastern University with managing an estimated $100 million in funding set aside for advanced wireless networking research.
OrbTV: EE Talks Emergency Services & 5G
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3/10/2017  |  Post a comment
Tom Bennett, director of network services and devices for EE, talks to Ray Le Maistre, Light Reading's editor-in-chief, about the service provider's approach to emergency services and the move to 5G.
5G Spectrum to Cost Less Than 4G, Says Expert
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3/8/2017  |  Post a comment
Telcos are unlikely to have to spend as much on 5G licenses as they did on their 4G concessions, says a leading spectrum expert.
How RJio Tore Up the 4G Rule Book
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3/7/2017  |  17 comments
At MWC 2017, Reliance Jio's President of Network, Global Strategy and Service Development, Mathew Oommen, tells Light Reading CEO and founder Steve Saunders how ruthless execution of its plans helped the Indian greenfield 4G operator attract more than 100 million subscribers in its first 170 days of commercial operation.
Orange Egypt Synchronizes with Oscilloquartz
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3/7/2017  |  Post a comment
Orange Egypt has deployed an extensive timing solution from Oscilloquartz, a unit of ADVA, to enable its upcoming range of 4G services.
Comcast: Our Network's Ready for 5G
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3/6/2017  |  3 comments
Comcast's Neil Smit says that independent evaluators have reviewed Comcast's network footprint and believe it's well suited for future 5G rollouts.
Adtran Mobilizes Software Defined Access
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3/1/2017  |  Post a comment
Vendor outlines role that open reference architectures such as CORD will play and stresses its position in open access PON technologies.
AT&T Boasts 2-Year, $40B+ Spend
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2/28/2017  |  4 comments
AT&T highlights two-year, $40 billion-plus capex spend, with 40% going to expand portfolio of smart, agile, mobile and integrated business solutions.
Cisco CEO: Trump Changes Won't Affect Our M&A Strategy
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2/28/2017  |  Post a comment
But Cisco may be atypical in its M&A strategy compared to service providers and others.
US Ignite Unites Telecom With Smart Cities
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2/28/2017  |  Post a comment
Once again, US Ignite is partnering local governments with telecom companies, this time for new funding pursuits.
DT CTO: Costs Must Fall or 5G 'Won't Work'
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2/28/2017  |  Post a comment
A senior executive at Deutsche Telekom says that 5G costs must fall significantly if rollout is to prove economical.
DT Plots 5G Across Entire Footprint
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2/27/2017  |  3 comments
German telco outlines plans to make 5G available across '100%' of its network footprint but highlights some big cost hurdles.
Ericsson & Panasonic Join to Deliver Smart, Sustainable Energy Solutions
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2/24/2017  |  Post a comment
Ericsson and Panasonic will join forces to bring Panasonic lithium ion batteries to Ericsson's energy-as-a-service solution, reducing total cost of ownership by 20%.
Eurobites: DT Makes Big NB-IoT Push
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2/24/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Arqiva eyes 5G role in UK; more 5G partnerships; Cell C spurns Telkom's advances; Proximus gets earnings boost from cuts.
ADVA Reports Record Annual Revenues
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2/23/2017  |  Post a comment
Full year 2016 revenues are up 28% to €566.7 million, but ADVA's margins took a hit.
Nokia Enhances Its 'Anyhaul' Portfolio
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2/23/2017  |  Post a comment
Updates microwave, IP, optical, mobile and fixed access product lines to support next gen fronthaul and backhaul deployments.
Mastercard & Boingo Join Forces for Global Unlimited WiFi Access
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2/22/2017  |  Post a comment
Service is now live for select HSBC Mastercard cardholders on four continents.
AT&T, Shentel Test Blue Danube MIMO
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2/16/2017  |  Post a comment
Vendor completed first commercial trials of its Massive multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) system in licensed FDD LTE spectrum.
Charter Launches 5G Field Trials
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2/16/2017  |  6 comments
In a surprise move, Charter CEO Tom Rutledge used the company's Q4 earnings call to announce new 5G plans.
Ericsson Boasts 5G Platform
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2/15/2017  |  Post a comment
Ericsson believes it is first to market with a combined core and radio for 5G use cases and covering all frequency ranges.
Infinera, Nokia Chase 'Anyhaul' Dollars
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2/14/2017  |  1 comment
Ahead of MWC, Infinera and Nokia both launch products designed to be deployed in the mobile fronthaul and backhaul parts of mobile networks.
Nokia Pitches Its Broadband Gear at Mobile Operators
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2/14/2017  |  Post a comment
Nokia evolves its broadband access gear to encompass mobile front haul and backhaul transport as well as consumer and enterprise services.
Infinera Launches Mobile Transport Products
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2/14/2017  |  Post a comment
Infinera has added new products designed to deliver fronthaul and backhaul transport options for mobile operators.
Could Trump Give a Boost to German Broadband?
Morris Lore  | 
2/1/2017  |  1 comment
A deal involving T-Mobile could help Deutsche Telekom to fund broadband improvements in its heartlands.
Intelsat's 33e Enter Satellite Service
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1/30/2017  |  Post a comment
Intelsat 33e, the second of the Intelsat Epic high-throughput satellites, successfully completed all in-orbit testing and entered service on January 29.
Light Reading's BCE Takes the Telecom Revolution Back to Austin
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1/24/2017  |  1 comment
John Donovan, AT&T; Aamir Hussain, CenturyLink; and Ed Chan, Verizon, set to keynote at Light Reading's Big Communications Event, May 15-17.
Cable Has One Thing Verizon Needs
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1/17/2017  |  7 comments
Verizon buying Comcast or Charter? Preposterous! Except...
Boingo: Prepping for Millions of Devices
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1/12/2017  |  2 comments
Boingo's CTO Derek Peterson discusses how wireless operators will address the needs of low-bandwidth and high-bandwidth apps at the same time.
Verizon Proves NG-PON2 Interoperability
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1/11/2017  |  Post a comment
An interop test conducted by Verizon demonstrates the possibility of using multiple vendors in concert for NG-PON2 deployments. It's an important step for NG-PON2's viability as an upgrade to current PON technology.
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.
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.
Huawei Upgrades MTN's Backhaul Network in Nigeria
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12/13/2016  |  Post a comment
Upgrade will enable MTN to provide 100Mbit/s mobile Internet access for users in Nigeria.
Eurobites: Over-the-Top Services Under the Cosh
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12/13/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telenor under suspicion; fund managers don't like BT/Ofcom separation; Mediaset shares soar on Vivendi rumors.
Verizon's Boston Smart Cities Pilot Begins
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12/9/2016  |  4 comments
With construction underway, Verizon expects to start collecting useful data from its Smart Cities pilot project in Boston before the end of the year.
5G on Track but Fragmentation Still a Concern
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12/8/2016  |  1 comment
Heavy Reading analyst highlights a few lingering worries about 5G fragmentation but says 5G standardization efforts remain on track.
Huawei Energy-Efficiency Standard Gets ITU Approval
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12/7/2016  |  Post a comment
After two years of debates and repeated demonstration, the ITU-T L.1350 standard has finally been established.
Telefónica Trials Nokia's XGS-PON With 5G in Mind
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12/1/2016  |  Post a comment
Telefónica prepares for 5G with successful test of Nokia's next-generation fiber technology XGS-PON.
FCC Prepares to Vote on Price Regulation
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11/16/2016  |  Post a comment
The FCC is set to vote this week on whether to impose new price controls on network connectivity for enterprise services, carrier backhaul and systems that include ATMs and credit card machines.
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Diversity brings innovation, creative ideas and a way to reflect the broad spectrum of your customer base, Comcast Director of Customer Experience Jenelle Champlin says.
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The auto industry is facing some big transformations as electric vehicles, autonomous technology and connected cars are seen as the future of the industry. During the much-anticipated NY international auto show, there was an emergence of new technology and mobility service on the show floor. Aside from performance, brands like Lincoln, Hyundai, Honda, Mercedes and ...
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Pardeep Kohli Discusses Network Transformation & the Market Opportunity for the 'New' Mavenir Systems

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In a brief discussion at MWC 2017, Heavy Reading analyst Adi Kishore talks to Pardeep Kohli, CEO, Mavenir Systems about the creation of the 'new Mavenir' and some of the key challenges facing operators in today's market. A key theme of the discussion centers around operator need for software-only, virtualized solutions and how they will need to adapt to ...
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Tech Maverick Shares Her Tips for Gender Inclusivity

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Huawei at MWC 2017

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At Mobile World Congress 2017, the biggest mobile industry gathering of the year, Huawei showcased its new innovations and solutions with the theme "Open Road," which focuses on cloud, 5G, operation transformation, videos and consumer-oriented products. Its campaign has been recognized by three awards given by GSMA.
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China Telecom NFV Infrastructure on RSD

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Lynn Comp, senior director of market development of Intel, is joined by Chong Zhang, storage engineer at Inspur and Ou Li Yan, architect for technology strategies of China Telecom, for a discussion of what NFV brings.
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Nokia's IMPACT Software Demo

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Khamis Abulgubein of IoT market development at Nokia demonstrates IMPACT (intelligent management platform for all connected things), a software solution with a horizontal approach to managing any device on any application.
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