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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 1/18/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone and CityFibre bring their gig to Milton Keynes; Ericsson trials data center energy management system; Ofcom revises ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/18/2018
Like the UK's looming withdrawal from the European Union (EU), and the mechanics of Donald Trump's daft hair, net neutrality in the US seems likely to be a talking ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 1/18/2018
There's another buzz-phrase circling the tech sector. With stage one of the Internet of Things underway, the tech glitterati are looking to the next big thing -- ...
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By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 1/17/2018
At a time when many cable companies are de-prioritizing video, Comcast is gearing up to show just how much it can do with its X1 video platform in conjunction with ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 1/17/2018
Windstream is leveraging virtualization to bring new solutions to the retail market, designed to better enable retailers to adapt to the rapidly changing ecommerce ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 1/17/2018
Although its US TV ratings plunged for the second straight year, the NFL picked up some ground on the streaming video front this season, according to the latest ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 1/17/2018
Momentum is building in the backlash against the FCC's vote late in 2017 to repeal net neutrality rules, but the game is far from over.
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 1/17/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Sigfox confirms what LR knew; TIM re-starts talks over Canal+ JV; Italy's Enter offers SD-WAN services.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/17/2018
AT&T has come under pressure from US authorities citing national security concerns to cut ties with China's Huawei, according to a report from Reuters.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/17/2018
Ericsson is dusting off its small cell gear and slapping a big 5G label on the front of it, promising a version of its Radio Dot system that supports mid-band 5G ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 1/16/2018
CORD, the open source project focused on making Central Offices into data centers, is set to really take off in 2018, according to its backers. If there is anything ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 1/16/2018
New Street Research says Verizon could spend up to $35 billion in capex to deploy its 5G fixed wireless to 32 million homes in the US -- and take seven years doing ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 1/16/2018
Verizon today joins the ONAP as a platinum member, giving that open source effort yet more credibility in its goal of creating a single telecom industry approach to ...
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Cisco Ex-Boss John Chambers Launches VC Firm & Praises Eating Insects
Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 1/18/2018
The former Cisco CEO and chairman has launched a VC firm with investments ...
Google Launches Security Dashboard for G Suite
Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 1/17/2018
The new security dashboard for G Suite provides analytics to spot potential ...
Telco Transformation
Managing 5G in Multi-Cloud Environment a Big Challenge: TBR's Antlitz
Chris Antlitz, Senior Analyst, TBR, 1/17/2018
Telcos are struggling with how to manage the growing number of services and ...
TBR's Antlitz: Automation Fundamental to Navigating the 5G Era
Chris Antlitz, Senior Analyst, TBR, 1/16/2018
5G and the cloud will usher in an era of automation, reassignment and retraining ...
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By Sterling Perrin, Principal Analyst, Heavy Reading, 10/25/2017
Next-gen wireless will require next-gen wireline fronthaul and backhaul solutions that must be put in place within the next 2 years.
Securing the Cloud: A Market Perception Study
January 2018
This study explores how CSPs are managing the new security demands of the cloud and their strategies to mitigate risks through the deployment of new security capabilities. It also explores CSPs' plans to drive new revenue streams by selling managed security services to the enterprise.
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U.S. Converged Fiber Access Infrastructure: 2018-2021 Outlook
January 2018
This report examines drivers for converged access network deployment, along with forecasts for 2018-2021. It goes into depth about the needs of the various verticals, including smart cities and smart grids. It also looks at trends that will drive, enable or impede new deployments. In particular, the report discusses the expected retirement of copper infrastructure, fiber to the lightpost (FTTL), the financial condition of incumbents and efforts to close the broadband divide.
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5G Focus Group: Vendors Needed to Fulfill 5G Network Buildouts
January 2018
This report was generated from a Q&A with service providers that are 5G experts. This focus group was asked 12 questions about 5G deployment plans, revenue opportunities and how the market is shaping up. The results clearly indicate that 5G vendors have an outstanding opportunity to educate and market their portfolios to service providers in every market.
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Light Reading's 2017 Survey of Women in Comms
Sarah Thomas , Director, Women in Comms , 9/18/2017
The results are in from Light Reading's first-of-its-kind survey, taking the ...
Europe's Backhaul Black Hole Looms Above 5G
Iain Morris , News Editor , 9/18/2017
The poor availability of fiber for mobile backhaul spells trouble for some of ...
How the Connected Car Experience Is Transforming Telia
Ray Le Maistre , International Group Editor , 9/5/2017
Nordic carrier is undergoing a business and cultural transformation as it grows ...
Why BT's Security Chief Is Attacking His Own Network
Ray Le Maistre , International Group Editor , 7/17/2017
With the cybersecurity threat landscape shifting quickly and continuously, BT's ...
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