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A new kind of public/private partnership model is emerging in the race to bring municipalities into the smart city age.
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Arris, in case you hadn't noticed, is not a company that shies away from major acquisitions.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 2/23/2017
Verizon's home-rolled fixed wireless 5G radio spec could deliver speeds of greater than 3 gigabits per second to some lucky customers in 11 US cities during tests in ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 2/22/2017
Ericsson is getting in on the fixed 5G customer trials with Verizon too.
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Sprint will go gigabit LTE crazy at this year's Mobile World Congress show in Barcelona next week.
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 2/16/2017
Charter Communications will be the first US cable company to venture into 5G. Eclipsing the news of video losses across its post-merger footprint in 2016, Charter CEO ...
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TEOCO Founder and CEO Atul Jain talks to Light Reading Founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the challenges around cost control and service monetization in the mobile and IoT sectors.
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Telefonica on the Process of NFV Implementation

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Telefonica CTO Enrique Blanco discusses the evolution of the company's strategy and prospective on NFV.
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Vodafone's Strategy for Achieving High Network Availability

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Klaudius Koschella, the head of Access Q. Transmission at Vodafone, discusses what Vodafone's strategy is for achieving high network availability through Robust Network Service.
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Huawei Digital Transformation Forum at MWC

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Influencers in the telecom industry exchange the latest trends and insights on operation and digital transformation.
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Michael Howard, senior research director and advisor of IHS Markit, touches on cloudification of operators and the key takeaways during Huawei's UBCTO conference.
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What Is MACOM's Role in Enabling the Upgrade From 100G to 400G Optical Connectivity?

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MACOM's Vivek Rajgarhia, vice president and GM of Lightwave Networking Components, discusses MACOM's complete solution of innovative technologies and products that have achieved success in the PON access market, as well as in Long Haul, Metro and DCI networks with 100G to 400G technology.
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Affirmed Networks Is Setting Up New Standards for IoT

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As a market leader helping mobile operators embrace the benefits of virtualized networks, Affirmed Networks is seeing significant interest by service providers worldwide to deploy NFV-based networks as the foundation for IoT service delivery. This video interview between Heavy Reading analyst Steve Bell and Angela Whiteford, Affirmed Networks' vice president of ...
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MLBAM: Live Sports Streaming Will Be Big

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MLB Advanced Media EVP and CTO Joe Inzerillo explains why live sports streaming will take off over the next few years despite major technical challenges.
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Xilinx Disruptive Technology Breakthrough for 5G Wireless

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Xilinx has integrated multi-giga-sample RF data converters into its 16nm MPSoCs devices for the industry's first All Programmable RFSoC, eliminating the need for discrete ADCs and DACs.
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Turkcell Challenges Turkey's Current TV Market

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Baris Zavaroglu, TV and rntertainment business director of Turkcell, explains Turkcell's strategy in elevating the small and uncertain TV market in Turkey.
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Altibox’s Infrastructure Synergy Strategy Reduces Deployment Costs

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Thomas Skjelbred, CEO of Altibox, on how to improve efficiency and reduce deployment coast through infrastructure synergy in Norway.
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Ismail Butun on the Changing Role of Turkcell

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Ismail Butun, chief marketing officer of Turkcell, explains the importance of video and mobile services for the future of the company.
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IDC's Emir Halilovic on Trends of Cloudification

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Emir Halilovic of IDC CEMA discusses the future and direction of cloudification. Also, the all-cloud approach taken by Huawei and others in the industry.
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