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By Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, 12/13/2017
PRAGUE, 12/13/2017 – Following his 5G-focused presentation at Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Prague, Heavy Reading analyst Gabriel Brown gives a down-to-earth overview on where the industry is right now in terms of bringing early 5G technology and services to market.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 12/13/2017
Intel Capital is among a number of investors pumping $7 million of Series A venture capital into Austin, Texas-based GenXComm, a startup developing a chip for analog ...
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In a not-so-subtle jab at competitors, Arris CEO Bruce McClelland says that while other companies are trying to reposition themselves as software vendors, Arris is ...
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By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 12/1/2017
Is it too soon to say it? Verizon's 5G launch, which will be in Sacramento, Calif., in the second half of 2018, and most likely the first 5G launch in the US, is kind ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/29/2017
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Virgin Media promises higher speeds in Durham; Telefónica offers Facebook posts via SMS; Ericsson to test 5G in Belgium.
By Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, 11/29/2017
LONDON -- Eager to figure out how a 5G network behaves in the "real world," what applications actually need a next-generation architecture, and how a 5G network might ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 11/27/2017
It isn't as if cell tower companies have been sitting idly by on the sidelines of telecom before now. But with the arrival of the edge computing investment wave, ...
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By Barry D. Umansky, 11/21/2017
Several years ago some politicians sparred over whether American entrepreneurs really "built" their companies by themselves, or if their success was due in part to ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 11/21/2017
There's an old horror movie where the victim is repeatedly terrorized over the phone only to discover her stalker is calling from inside the house. Now, in a less ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 11/20/2017
Most cities don't have the economic or population pull that New York enjoys, which is why the Big Apple is uncommonly well positioned to break the rules of ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 11/17/2017
The FCC said Thursday that it would like to add to the total amount of millimeter wave spectrum that it would auction off for future 5G usage, proposing to open up ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/14/2017
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: DT makes smart city moves; billing bulletin; "roam like home" begins to bite; Telenor tests 5G.
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 11/10/2017
One of the many debates surrounding broadband deployments in the US is how much municipalities should be allowed to charge telecom companies for access to public ...
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FCC Repeals Net Neutrality
Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 12/14/2017
The Federal Communications Commission ended net neutrality in a 3-2 party line vote.
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Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 12/14/2017
Kubernetes 1.9 gets Windows support in beta and further refinements for the ...
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Disney Buys Video Assets From 21st Century Fox for $52.4B
Mike Robuck, Editor, Telco Transformation, 12/14/2017
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Mike Robuck, Editor, Telco Transformation, 12/14/2017
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