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Key developments from the fixed wireless and satellite broadband sectors.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 9/20/2018
Now 32 years old, the satellite operator reckons it is poised for lift-off in markets where terrestrial technologies simply do not measure up.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 9/19/2018
Distinct strategies amongst carriers are emerging as operators rush to roll out 5G in the US.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 9/17/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: MTS buys supersized data center; Colt gets frisky in Spain; VEON abandons tower sale.
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By Steve Saunders, Founder, Light Reading, 9/14/2018
After almost two decades at Light Reading, it's time for a different optical adventure.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 9/13/2018
Users initially won't be able to install fixed 5G services themselves, but despite the additional cost to Verizon of professional installation, the move makes sense.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 9/11/2018
'5G Home' will deliver fixed 300Mbit/s residential broadband service in parts of four markets this year, using Verizon's home-brewed 5G spec.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 9/10/2018
AT&T names all 12 5G cities for 2018, reveals vendors, and plots 5G for 2019.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 9/6/2018
Cirrus will take the burden of heavy spending on platform technology off broadcasters and other customers, says European satellite operator at press conference in London.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 9/3/2018
Verizon gives Light Reading a taste of some upcoming 5G apps.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 8/29/2018
But don't hold your breath for a licensed 3.5GHz spectrum auction in 2019.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 8/23/2018
Succeeding Melissa Arnoldi in the role, the AT&T vet is the company's new president of technology and operations and will helm the company's mobile 5G rollout. 
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 8/22/2018
Can 5G be the wireless platform that will spur a massive increase in cord cutting? Maybe so...
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By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 8/21/2018
But, beyond tests, will Nokia announce 5G deployment deals with Verizon, like Ericsson and Samsung have done?
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United Nations' Websites Besieged by Data Leaks, Exposed Files
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 9/25/2018
In time for the UN's General Assembly this week, two reports find that the United ...
Zero Trust & Network Segmentation: Keys to Securing IoT
Pablo Valerio, Technology Writer, 9/25/2018
As IoT devices become more popular both in the home and within businesses, ...
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Women: The Unmined Gems of Broadband
9/25/2018
Vice president of network engineering at triple-play provider RCN Business, ...
In-Home Broadband Is Key Selling Point in T-Mobile/Sprint Deal
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/21/2018
Companies claim that the 5G network resulting from the proposed merger will ...
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The Growing Pains of 5G
Iain Morris , International Editor , 3/15/2017
The hype surrounding 5G reached fever pitch at the recent Mobile World Congress, ...
Don't Put a Cap on Capex Just Yet
Mari Silbey , Senior Editor, Cable/Video , 9/15/2016
Vendor forecasts suggest capex spending in the telecom sector is still headed up, ...
US Giants Carve Out Role in the Industrial IoT
Sarah Thomas , Director, Women in Comms , 2/2/2016
AT&T and Verizon are taking different approaches to the Industrial Internet of ...
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Virtualization is a term the telecom industry has wrestled with for the past six years, since network functions virtualization (NFV) became a "thing," but it's time ...
Glenn Lurie, CEO of software platform provider Synchronoss Technologies, has his work cut out for him. He's helping carriers navigate several possible growth opportunities, like IoT, messaging and personal cloud services. Check out this interview where Lurie discusses the company's newest partnership with AT&T and new proof-of-concept with a blockchain-based mobile payments service.
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