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By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 9/20/2018
As Sprint upgrades its network to handle more capacity for LTE, it is deploying massive MIMO antennas that provide the carrier a software-upgradable path to 5G services. Sprint's VP of Technology Ron Marquardt fills us in on the very latest, including a bit about why Sprint can use normal form-factor handsets for its network when 5G arrives.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 9/20/2018
Now 32 years old, the satellite operator reckons it is poised for lift-off in markets where terrestrial technologies simply do not measure up.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 9/19/2018
Distinct strategies amongst carriers are emerging as operators rush to roll out 5G in the US.
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 9/19/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia's Nuage trumpets 'SD-WAN 2.0'; Wind Tre uses Open Fiber's FTTH network in Matera; Sky bundles in Netflix; UK mobile operators carry on charging.
By Light Reading, 9/18/2018
It's buzzword bingo on the pod this week, so pencils at the ready...
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 9/14/2018
Still weary from walking in LA, Light Reading's Phil Harvey and Dan Jones look straight into 5G and offer an artistic interpretation of carrier deployment strategies.
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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 Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 9/13/2018
Phil Harvey, Gabriel Brown and Mitch Wagner bring you the truth about 5G from downtown LA.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 9/13/2018
Users initially won't be able to install fixed 5G services themselves, but despite the additional cost to Verizon of professional installation, the move makes sense.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 9/10/2018
After Apple warns that tariffs on Chinese goods would drive up iPhone prices, Trump offers tax breaks to the company if it agrees to relocate production to the US.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 9/6/2018
Boring ol' terminals are ready to make the leap into the next generation.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 9/5/2018
Ambitious project promises global core and operating system that will support IoT on 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G.
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