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Key developments in the Carrier Ethernet and IP/routing infrastructure and services sectors.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 9/25/2018
With a contribution into ONAP that also involved Huawei, Vodafone and China Mobile take the lead on defining service orchestration and automation across carrier network borders. But they're not the first to do so.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 9/21/2018
Demonstrated with gusto at Vodafone's headquarters this week, holographic calling might just be the killer application that 5G craves.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 9/21/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica reboots its startup incubator; Inmarsat strikes in-flight WiFi deal with Panasonic; UK considers Internet regulator.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 9/20/2018
UK mobile operator plans a 5G launch in cities and rural areas next year and aims to have 1,000 5G sites in operation by 2020.
By Serge Melle, Contributing Author, 9/20/2018
Coherent DSPs for 400Gbit/s and beyond could be the catalyst for a re-shaping of the optical vendor landscape, believes Serge Melle.
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 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.
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By Steve Saunders, Founder, Light Reading, 9/14/2018
After almost two decades at Light Reading, it's time for a different optical adventure.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 9/14/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom goes big in Bavaria; new MVNO targets hearing-loss sufferers; why telco customer experience (often) sucks.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 9/13/2018
Finnish vendor will retain a minority stake in the video business as it follows in the wake of Ericsson and Cisco to become the third big network vendor this year to sell video assets.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 9/12/2018
Bill Stone, Verizon's VP of Technology Development & Planning, said the carrier's 5G Home launch is a huge step forward for the industry as it shows 5G's potential – and Verizon's advantage in having fiber, wireless and mass market service experience.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 9/12/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone's 'Gigafast' broadband is switched on in Milton Keynes; Orange and Huawei trial 5G in Poland; Ofcom nabs BT boffin.
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.
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