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By Rick Boucher, 2/17/2017
Throughout his career in government, new Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai has made it clear that he cares about broadband deployment -- a ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 2/17/2017
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Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Italtel gets into analytics; Colt hooks up to Azure; Telefónica makes friends in Iceland; Nokia sells G.fast in Japan.
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 2/6/2017
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: TDC in the doldrums; fiber for Namur; ADVA targets climate change; UK boards lack IT expertise.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 2/2/2017
Vodafone has warned investors that full-year earnings are likely to be at the lower end of its guidance range because of difficulties in India and the UK.
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There is little apparent love lost between Donald Trump's nascent administration and Germany's political leadership. Peter Navarro, Trump's maverick trade advisor, ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 2/1/2017
BT has take steps to appease regulators threatening to break it up, appointing two independent board members at its Openreach networks business. The UK fixed-line ...
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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/30/2017
BT is eyeing a more ambitious rollout of fiber-to-the-premises technology, covering a greater number of households and businesses than the 2 million in its current ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/27/2017
The impact of BT's accounting scandal in Italy became more apparent on Friday as the UK telco reported a sharp fall in profit and had its outlook cut by ratings ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 1/25/2017
Every vendor of virtualization technology is promising to help network operators get services to market faster, but Calix today is tackling one of the tougher ...
By Lincoln Lavoie, Senior Engineer, Broadband Technologies, at UNH-IOL, 1/24/2017
Service providers around the world have already begun lab testing and trial deployments of G.fast technology. The majority of this early work has been accomplished ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/24/2017
Shirt buttons undone, hair tumbling over his collar, BT boss Gavin Patterson usually cuts a dashing figure in the staid world of telecom. But he will do well to ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/24/2017
BT has been forced to slash its earnings forecasts after acknowledging that an accounting scandal in Italy would prove far costlier than originally expected.
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Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders chats with Sportlogiq CEO Craig Buntin about sports data analysis.
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4.5G Evolution: Peter Zhou on Advanced MIMO Technologies & 5G Business Prep

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In the process of service transformation, operators need to catch three major opportunities and start deploying in 4.5G networks, such as video, household broadband access and digital transformation of vertical industries. 5G is coming. Operators don't need to wait for it to happen but should progressively deploy 4.5G networks by introducing 5G-oriented ...
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Huawei on Mobile Broadband

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Mohamed Madkour shares his vision on MBB for the next three years.
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Analysys Mason Talks About the Future of Digital Operations

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The future of digital operations has three key aspects: 1. Highly automated operations for both service and network; 2. Highly converged BSS/OSS for business and resources; 3. Highly merged management and control for real-time cloud native operations.
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Software Trends in the Telecom Sector

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Heavy Reading senior analyst James Crawshaw talks with Telecoms.com Editorial Director Scott Bicheno about trends and developments in the telecoms software sector and what to expect at MWC 2017.
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Huawei's Pre-MWC Analyst Briefing 2017 Highlights

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Huawei shares its vision for this year's MWC.
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MWC17: 5G, Cloud RAN & More

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Ovum Senior Analyst Julian Bright talks to Scott Bicheno from Telecoms.com about all things MWC, including Cloud RAN, Huawei's pitch to the industry and the road to 5G.
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MWC 2017's Key 2-Letter Terms

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5G, AI, VR... these are just some of the two-letter terms that will dominate show-floor chat at MWC 2017 in Barcelona, according to these two blow-hards (a.k.a. Scott Bicheno of Telecoms.com and Light Reading's Ray Le Maistre). And then there's PB...
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Key Trends for Mobile Operators in Developing Markets

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Ovum's Matthew Reed talks to Scott Bicheno from Telecoms.com about the challenges and opportunities facing mobile operators in the developing markets of Africa and the Middle East.
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YouTube Takes on Facebook Live-Streaming

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AT&T ECOMP (Enhanced Control, Orchestration, Management and Policy) code is transitioning into the Linux Foundation for placement into open source. In this video, Carol Wilson provides an update on the maturation of open source ECOMP and meets with industry leaders from AT&T, Bell Canada, Orange, Linux Foundation and Amdocs to discuss what this means for the ...
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Uber & NASA Collaborate on Flying Car Project

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