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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 Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 1/19/2018
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has circulated a draft 2018 Broadband Deployment Report finding that the speed threshold for defining broadband should remain at 25 megabits ...
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 1/19/2018
This week in our WiCipedia roundup: VC sees a slow influx of women; new tech hubs offer jobs but no minority takers; the best companies to work for in 2018; and more.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/19/2018
The world's biggest mobile network vendors would rather forget about 2017. Major customers had already built their 4G networks and were still waiting for the first 5G ...
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 1/19/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom considers splitting T-Systems; Arcep opens its 5G window; Tele Columbus goes with Netcracker for billing.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 1/18/2018
Samsung is planning to take on Intel and Qualcomm in the 5G modem market, according to a new report out of South Korea.
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 1/18/2018
Michael Sherwood, director of technology and innovation for the City of Las Vegas, talks about the city's partnership with Cisco, its roadmap for the future and how Las Vegas plans to become a premier destination for new tech companies.
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 1/18/2018
Following negotiations over a long-running VoIP patent infringement suit, Sprint and Cox have settled their differences and announced a multi-year deal that will ...
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By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 1/18/2018
Reliance Jio, India's youngest and most disruptive network operator, has started this year with a bang by announcing a round of tariff cuts, which could be the ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 1/18/2018
Although it's steadily increasing its pursuit of larger enterprises, Comcast has not exactly stopped trying to lure smaller businesses too. In that vein, the ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 1/18/2018
Qualcomm has raised its profit forecast -- citing 5G as a growth factor -- while it tries to fight off an unsolicited acquisition bid from Broadcom.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 1/18/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone and CityFibre bring their gig to Milton Keynes; Ericsson trials data center energy management system; Ofcom revises ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/18/2018
Like the UK's looming withdrawal from the European Union (EU), and the mechanics of Donald Trump's daft hair, net neutrality in the US seems likely to be a talking ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 1/18/2018
There's another buzz-phrase circling the tech sector. With stage one of the Internet of Things underway, the tech glitterati are looking to the next big thing -- ...
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Salesforce, IBM & Google Relationship Status: 'It's Complicated'
Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 1/19/2018
Salesforce's Einstein and IBM Watson are going steady, but Salesforce is also ...
IBM Earnings Lesson: Don't Call the Mainframe a Dinosaur
Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 1/19/2018
The cloud and mainframe sales – yes, mainframe – helped reverse 22 ...
Telco Transformation
Culture Hardest to Transform – Sigma CTO
Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 1/19/2018
Transformation isn't a democracy and will ultimately be imposed on employees, ...
Telenor CEO Issues an Upskilling Challenge
Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 1/18/2018
Sigve Brekke, the CEO of Telenor Group, has challenged his 30,000 employees to ...
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Light Reading's 2017 Survey of Women in Comms
Sarah Thomas , Director, Women in Comms , 9/18/2017
The results are in from Light Reading's first-of-its-kind survey, taking the ...
Europe's Backhaul Black Hole Looms Above 5G
Iain Morris , News Editor , 9/18/2017
The poor availability of fiber for mobile backhaul spells trouble for some of ...
How the Connected Car Experience Is Transforming Telia
Ray Le Maistre , International Group Editor , 9/5/2017
Nordic carrier is undergoing a business and cultural transformation as it grows ...
Why BT's Security Chief Is Attacking His Own Network
Ray Le Maistre , International Group Editor , 7/17/2017
With the cybersecurity threat landscape shifting quickly and continuously, BT's ...
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