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Key developments from the world of optical, broadband, wireless, and software components, including chips and modules.
By Simon Stanley, 9/17/2018
Key developments and research for future optical networks will be discussed during a special workshop at ECOC on Sunday, September 23.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 9/17/2018
Chinese vendor fails to make 5G inroads with SK Telecom, but a reliable source plays down security concerns and points out that Huawei has not previously worked with the South Korean telco.
By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 9/17/2018
India's Department of Telecoms has reportedly excluded Chinese vendors from a list of companies invited to participate in the development of 5G use cases.
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By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 9/14/2018
Metamako deal brings FPGA networking technology and with founders who have backgrounds in ultra-low latency hardware, software and algorithmic trading.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 9/13/2018
The days of prying open the back of your phone and fiddling around with tweezers may be coming to an end. But what would the end of the physical SIM mean for the average telco?
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 9/11/2018
US service provider will now spend $7 billion with Europe's two main network equipment vendors on the rollout of 5G services.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 9/7/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EU approves Apple's acquisition of Shazam; Deutsche Telekom's data fortress; streaming piracy plagues soccer World Cup.

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By Simon Stanley, 9/7/2018
Respondents to Heavy Reading's Multicore Processor and Switch Survey consider programmability as the most important differentiator in switch functions.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 9/5/2018
While still unconfirmed, Chinese government plans to merge the country's number two and three mobile operators would be regrettable.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 9/5/2018
Swedish equipment vendor prefers the alternatives to a couple of long-standing partners in a 5G setting, and adds new features to its '5G-ready' baseband platform.
By Robert Clark, 8/28/2018
But the road ahead looks steep, despite domestic support and opportunities.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/24/2018
New 'MicroPlug' expected to tie into cable's move toward virtualization, distributed access architectures.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 8/23/2018
Succeeding Melissa Arnoldi in the role, the AT&T vet is the company's new president of technology and operations and will helm the company's mobile 5G rollout. 
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Data Breach Can Affect Company's Long-Term Stock Price
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Light Reading's 2017 Survey of Women in Comms
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The results are in from Light Reading's first-of-its-kind survey, taking the ...
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