Light Reading
Light Reading's coverage of mobile spectrum issues provides insight into the trends impacting the award and use of airwaves for mobile communications.
By Michelle Donegan, 3/3/2015
BARCELONA -- Mobile World Congress 2015 -- The morning keynote session on "The Road to 5G" was filled with such heady, futuristic visions from operators, vendors and ...
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 3/3/2015
BARCELONA -- Mobile World Congress 2015 -- With release five, focused on rural markets, the Small Cell Forum has completed its release program for small cell use ...
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 3/2/2015
T-Mobile is planning to deploy LTE-Unlicensed in small cells by the end of the year, but it doesn't see the mini-RANs as more than a niche play in its broader network ...
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 3/2/2015
JDSU's Location Intelligence business unit Arieso is shedding some light on who would most benefit from mobile data rollover: Turns out it is the 1%.
Latest Comment: Phil_Britt Wifi not always available.
By Light Reading, 3/2/2015
BARCELONA -- Mobile World Congress -- The mobile industry has descended on Barcelona for an action-packed week of mobile devices, infrastructure updates and 5G ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 3/2/2015
BARCELONA -- Mobile World Congress -- Telefónica has unveiled plans to launch superfast 4G services by combining spectrum in three separate frequency bands as an ...
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 3/1/2015
BARCELONA -- Mobile World Congress -- SDN and NFV, followed closely by the Internet of Things and 5G, are slated to be the biggest topics of discussion when the doors ...
By Gagandeep Kaur, 2/27/2015
Due to get underway next week, India's biggest-ever spectrum auction is likely to witness some aggressive bidding by players keen to satisfy Indian consumers' growing ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 2/27/2015
UK mobile operator EE has begun trying out a 400 Mbit/s service over its 4G network at Wembley Stadium in northwest London and it expects to begin trialing ...
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 2/26/2015
The original champion of running LTE in 5 GHz unlicensed spectrum bands, Qualcomm, is taking its support for the controversial technology to the next level by ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 2/25/2015
Sprint is said to be planning a major network expansion, adding over 9,000 new cell sites around the US to expand and bolster its 4G LTE and 3G CDMA coverage.
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 2/25/2015
It's becoming clear that small cells (of the indoor variety) are poised to go mainstream not just because of the influx of announcements ahead of Mobile World ...
Message Boards
More Message Boards
The New IP
Article:
NTT: Open Source Key Going Forward
Carol Wilson , Editor-at-large , 3/6/2015

Article:
Validation for the New IP
Elizabeth Miller Coyne , Editor , 3/5/2015
Service providers today have more questions than answers when it comes the New IP ...
2014 Awards
Megaphone Moment
Rants, raves, and opinions
Blow off some steam
Latest
3/2/2015 11:45:03 AM
NET NEUTRALITY OR NET NEUTERING?
CARLINI_J
3/1/2015 9:45:45 PM
Facebook Open Switch
wanlord
2/24/2015 7:05:29 AM
Oh hey! An easy way to prank your friends
DanJones
2/12/2015 6:51:57 AM
Global Forecast & Analysis for Access Control Market – 2020
sheetal.borkar
2/11/2015 1:18:28 PM
Google's new MVNO plans - can swap T-Mobile and Sprint ...
Bill Van
2/10/2015 6:29:40 AM
What is the use of Industrial Automation technology in ...
sheetal.borkar
2/4/2015 12:14:16 PM
Tune into a $170 Billion Market Opportunity in 2015
Jay Samit
1/26/2015 8:33:46 PM
Snowpocalypse Now!
DanJones
Tip Us Off!
Send us your tip and we'll send you a t-shirt.
*Anonymity assured (within reason).
Prime Reading
Q&A: The Castle in T-Mobile's LTE Network
Sarah Thomas , Editorial Operations Director , 3/2/2015
Grant Castle, T-Mobile VP of engineering services and QA, talks to Light Reading ...
pCell Promises to Fix Spectrum Crunch Now
Sarah Thomas , Editorial Operations Director , 2/3/2015
Startup says it's close to commercial deployments of a personal cell technology ...
Small Cell Movers & Shakers: Update
Sarah Thomas , Editorial Operations Director , 12/26/2014
It's been a year of major change for small cells and those championing them, so ...
Sigfox Plans Global IoT Network
Joanne Taaffe , 11/24/2014
French firm is developing partnerships with mobile operators to extend its reach ...
BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders talks transformation and virtualization – including Light Reading's independent testing of the vendor's virtualization solutions – with Cisco CEO John Chambers at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
Check out Light Reading's interview with Jay Samit, the newly appointed CEO of publicly traded SeaChange International Inc. With a resume that includes Sony, EMI, and Universal, Samit brings a reputation as an entrepreneur and a disruptor to his new role at the video solutions company. Hear what he had to say about the opportunities in video, as well as the outlook for cable, telco, OTT and mobile service providers.
Webinar Archive
Que Sera Sarah
Growth of the 5G Ecosystem

3|6|15   |   1:15   |   (0) comments


Use cases and industry collaborations dominated 5G discussions during Mobile World Congress 2015.
LRTV Custom TV
Sonus NaaS IQ Real-Time Demo

3|6|15   |   4:03   |   (0) comments


Compass Networks Chairman and CEO Matt Bross and Ray Dolin, CEO of Sonus Networks, demonstrate their Sonus IQ SDN solution using a live video conference connection.
LRTV Custom TV
LRTV Talks Carrier WiFi & WiFi Calling With Aptilo Networks

3|6|15   |   4:53   |   (0) comments


We stopped by Aptilo Networks, a market leader in WiFi service management and offloading, to discuss the new possibilities with next-generation WiFi calling and why WiFi should be a natural part of any operator strategy.
LRTV Interviews
NGMN Chairman Outlines His 5G Vision

3|6|15   |   5:10   |   (0) comments


Bruno Jacobfeuerborn, chairman of the NGMN Alliance and Deutsche Telekom CTO, shares his thoughts on the challenges, opportunities and costs of 5G.
LRTV Interviews
In the Cloud With Telecom Italia

3|5|15   |   7:10   |   (0) comments


Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders sits down with Telecom Italia's Simone Battiferri at Mobile World Congress to discuss virtualization, agility and the economic advantages of the cloud.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
New Ways of Working

3|5|15   |   4:24   |   (0) comments


At the ICT Leaders Roundtable, hosted jointly by Light Reading and Huawei at the Hotel Renaissance in Barcelona just prior to Mobile World Congress, Hong Kong Telecom's Michael Yue explains how the transformation in its business has changed its customer relationships.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Bridging the Digital Gap

3|5|15   |   4:03   |   (0) comments


At the ICT Leaders Roundtable, hosted jointly by Light Reading and Huawei at the Hotel Renaissance in Barcelona just prior to Mobile World Congress, Boingo's Dr. Derek Peterson explains how ICT can help telcos bring the physical and virtual worlds closer together.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Making the Internet of Things Affordable

3|5|15   |   2:42   |   (0) comments


At the ICT Leaders Roundtable, hosted jointly by Light Reading and Huawei at the Hotel Renaissance in Barcelona just prior to Mobile World Congress, Telefonica's Dr. Mike Short explains how the Internet of Things demands a new low-cost approach to connectivity from telcos.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Evolution, Not Revolution

3|5|15   |   2:00   |   (0) comments


At the ICT Leaders Roundtable, hosted jointly by Light Reading and Huawei at the Hotel Renaissance in Barcelona just prior to Mobile World Congress, Heavy Reading's Patrick Donegan explains why telcos can't be too hasty in their efforts to transform themselves.
LRTV Custom TV
Management & Orchestration Enablement Strategies Required for NFV Commercial Success

3|5|15   |   6:22   |   (0) comments


NFV commercial success rests on successful service orchestration strategies which can span heterogeneous physical, virtual, legacy and next-gen networks. Network data and security integrity are additional key aspects. Nakina provides a suite of orchestratable network integrity applications built on an open, scalable MANO enablement platform.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
The Power of Five Convergences in OceanStor OS

3|4|15   |   6:24   |   (0) comments


OceanStor OS is Huawei's brand-new storage operating system. While inheriting the consistent high stability, reliability and performance from the company's previous storage products, OceanStor OS abounds in new converged storage features. Specifically, the new storage operating system achieves "five convergences" to lift storage convergence to a higher level.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
4K Brings Extreme Video Experience

3|4|15   |   8:10   |   (0) comments


4K video is a hot topic in the video industry. It will certainly bring an extreme video experience to end users. At the same time, however, it will also pose a big challenge to operators. Check out this Huawei 4K experts' discussion about how operators can achieve success in 4K video service.
From The Founder
The New IP is actually bigger even than business. Like another hugely important tech that Light Reading is digging into right now, the New IP has the potential to change the world by fundamentally advancing what it is possible for people to achieve with communications.
Flash Poll
Upcoming Live Events
March 17, 2015, The Cable Center, Denver, CO
April 14, 2015, The Westin Times Square, New York City, NY
May 12, 2015, Grand Hyatt, Denver, CO
May 13-14, 2015, The Westin Peachtree, Atlanta, GA
June 8, 2015, Chicago, IL
June 9-10, 2015, Chicago, IL
June 9, 2015, Chicago, IL
June 10, 2015, Chicago, IL
All Upcoming Live Events
Infographics
Net neutrality, broadband services and the current outlook on data consumption, as presented by the New Jersey Institute of Technology.
Hot Topics
Internet Pioneers Decry Title II Rules
Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 3/2/2015
Wheeler: We'll Enforce Title II 'Case-By-Case'
Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 3/3/2015
New CenturyLink CTO in Major Overhaul
Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 3/4/2015
Verizon Takes Radio Dot to Detroit, VoLTE Overseas
Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 2/27/2015
Like Us on Facebook
Twitter Feed