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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 Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 3/16/2018
The Qualcomm takeover soap opera continues apace, with Qualcomm announcing Friday night that former executive chairman Paul Jacobs will not be re-nominated to the ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 3/16/2018
We often talk about the densification of networks in telecom, but that idea of tightly packed connectivity and computing intelligence is only a follow-on to the ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 3/16/2018
Think the Qualcomm acquisition saga is over? Well, think again!
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 3/16/2018
Altice hailed signs of progress at its business in France following a recent group restructuring and greater focus on customer service, as it reported an earnings ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 3/16/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia completes Unium WiFi acquisition; Openreach shells out; Three profits dented by network investment.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 3/16/2018
At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Light Reading sat down with Facebook's Jay Parikh to take a closer look at how the Telecom Infra Project has changed the social ...
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 3/16/2018
This week in our WiCipedia roundup: IWD2018 makes a statement; Facebook's 'secret courts'; a VC accountability list; and more.
By Light Reading, 3/16/2018
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief at Light Reading, and News Editor Iain Morris review major news announcements from MWC 2018, as well as a few surprises. In addition to 5G, Le Maistre and Morris also discuss news and industry progress around analytics, machine learning and automated processes.
By Kyle Dorcas, Vice President - Policy, Syniverse, 3/16/2018
Following the elimination of roaming fees in the European Union last June, mobile operators have been pushed into looking for new ways to differentiate their services ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 3/15/2018
Few companies can capitalize on video the way that Amazon can, with its massive retail distribution infrastructure and access to consumer wallets. But just how much ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 3/15/2018
China Unicom has reported a near trebling of its net profit for 2017 thanks to bigger contributions from associates and joint ventures, including its TowerCo venture ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 3/15/2018
After Washington became the first state in the nation to pass its own net neutrality law last week, California has now introduced a bill in an effort to do the ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 3/15/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: UK government issues gigabit vouchers; Helios pulls IPO; Deutsche Telekom gets ethical on data privacy.
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IBM Launches Analytics Platform for Private Cloud
Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 3/16/2018
Platform is designed to enable enterprises to build big data analytics apps that ...
Palo Alto Boosts Security & Compliance Automation With $300M Evident.io Buy
Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 3/16/2018
Buying Evident.io extends Palo Alto's portfolio with API-based security ...
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Australia Sees $45B Transformation Potential
Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 3/16/2018
Australia could add $45 billion to its GDP by 2021 through digital ...
Indoors Will Be 5G's Biggest Challenge
Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 3/15/2018
The indoors will be a big challenge with 5G networks, but Heavy Reading says ...
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Robot Wars: Telecom's Looming AI Tussle
Iain Morris , News Editor , 3/14/2018
Telcos performing routine chores will be ripe for AI-based automation. But whose ...
Atrinet Pivots, Tackles Hybrid Network Headaches
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 2/13/2018
Network management vendor revamps its strategy to promote itself as a telco cloud ...
How Radcom's Pricing Model Is Set to Disrupt the Market
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 2/7/2018
Radcom's VNF pricing model looks set to excite network operators and drain the ...
TCS Pivots to Products, Plans M&A
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 2/6/2018
Systems integration giant Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is transforming itself ...
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