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By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 3/23/2018
As expected, the FCC has voted to streamline the federal review process for the deployment of small cells, aiming to speed the rollout of 5G in the next few years.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 3/22/2018
The FCC will vote Thursday on easing costly federal reviews on small cell deployments, a move that could cut costs -- for 4G and 5G -- by up to $2.43 billion between ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 3/21/2018
MADRID -- Zero Touch & Carrier Automation Congress -- Spain's Telefónica will start ramping up investments in automation tools, including a "cognitive self-optimizing ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 3/21/2018
Here's a modern fable for the virtualized communications era: Virgil and Phineas are chief technology officers for rival operators of similar size. An extreme sports ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 3/19/2018
Right, this is it. We've already extended the deadline, so no more extensions. This Friday, March 23, is the FINAL deadline for submissions to this year's Leading ...
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 Gabriel Brown, Principal Analyst, Heavy Reading, 3/13/2018
Invariably, discussion of advanced radio access networks (RANs) is dominated by one thing: performance and how to maximize capacity in a service area using available ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 3/12/2018
The media merger environment is a lot like middle school: both rely on he-said/she-said gossip that's difficult to ignore.
By Light Reading, 3/8/2018
David Orloff, Chair at Small Cell Forum, discusses taking a uniform approach to 5G deployments and reducing industry fragmentation with partnerships. In addition, Orloff explains the Forum's collaboration with operators to identify and address challenges for 5G.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 3/7/2018
Bowing to political pressure, Telecom Italia has approved plans to spin off its fixed-line business and run it as a wholly owned but legally separate entity.
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 3/6/2018
Arris isn't giving up on set-tops, but it doesn't want to live and die by them either.
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 3/5/2018
Just how serious is the cable industry about wireless? Serious enough to contribute to the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) with technical expertise on virtualized radio ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 2/27/2018
BARCELONA -- MWC 2018 -- T-Mobile pumped the gas on its mobile 5G deployment plans on Tuesday evening -- promising to introduce a next-gen network supporting both ...
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In Facebook Debacle, More Than Zuckerberg to Blame
Larry Loeb, Author, 3/23/2018
Facebook and CEO Mark Zuckerberg are rightly taking a lot of heat from the ...
Cybersecurity AI: Addressing the 'Artificial' Talent Shortage
Joe Stanganelli, Principal, Beacon Hill Law, 3/23/2018
As AI becomes increasingly important to cybersecurity, industry's complaints on ...
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3GPP Slices Away at Machine Learning
Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 3/23/2018
Standards group is developing a machine learning function to let operators ...
Telefónica Helps Enterprises Tackle Big Data
Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 3/22/2018
With partner Huawei, Telefónica will begin offer enterprises big data and ...
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Leading Lights 2017: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 4/10/2017
Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights ...
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Ericsson Still Seeking M&A Targets
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5G: Meet the Influencers
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