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Key developments from the wireless networking sector, including 4G, 5G, small cells, security, carrier Wi-Fi, packet core and more.
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 Gabriel Brown, Principal Analyst, Heavy Reading, 9/19/2018
Heavy Reading's Gabe Brown and Boingo Wireless CTO Derek Peterson discuss Boingo's view of CBRS spectrum and why the opportunities are great because a whole ecosystem of companies can participate in shared spectrum offerings.
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By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 9/19/2018
Distinct strategies amongst carriers are emerging as operators rush to roll out 5G in the US.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 9/19/2018
If video is so important to communications network operators, why are all the major vendors offloading their video assets?
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 Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/19/2018
Virtual MVPD market is booming, taking industry watchers by surprise.
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By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 9/18/2018
Affirmed Networks and others are taking virtualized EPCs and delivering that capability as a service via the public cloud.
By Light Reading, 9/18/2018
It's buzzword bingo on the pod this week, so pencils at the ready...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 9/18/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: OBS majors in multicloud; TE Connectivity sells subsea unit; Telefónica goes 200GigE roaming.
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 Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 9/17/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: MTS buys supersized data center; Colt gets frisky in Spain; VEON abandons tower sale.
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Account Takeover Attacks Are on the Rise
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 9/20/2018
An analysis by Barracuda Networks finds that Account Takeover attacks are ...
Data Breach Can Affect Company's Long-Term Stock Price
Larry Loeb, Author, 9/19/2018
A recent study by CompariTech finds that data breaches can have some long-term ...
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As Remote PHY Nears, No Time to Spare
Jim Walsh, Marketing Manager, Viavi Solutions, 9/20/2018
As MSOs add networking equipment to support the growing number of node counts, ...
The Netherlands: Wired for Business
Niall Hunt, Editor, 9/20/2018
The Dutch telecom market boasts one of the most mature broadband sectors in the ...
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Piecing Together the 5G Big Picture
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 9/10/2018
For network operators, the evolution to a 5G architecture requires a strategy ...
NFV Is Down but Not Out
Iain Morris , International Editor , 5/22/2018
NFV has failed to live up to the original expectations five years after it was ...
Leading Lights 2018: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 4/11/2018
Light Reading is thrilled to announce the finalists for this year's Leading ...
Robot Wars: Telecom's Looming AI Tussle
Iain Morris , International Editor , 3/14/2018
Telcos performing routine chores will be ripe for AI-based automation. But whose ...
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