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By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 2/21/2019
Casa is purchasing NetComm, a big equipment supplier to both NBN in Australia and AT&T in the US. The move likely signals both progress in the fixed wireless market and Casa's desire to cash in on it.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 2/21/2019
Such an integration announcement could occur in the coming months as operator eyes potential revenue-sharing models with virtual MVPDs, CEO Dexter Goei says.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 2/21/2019
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says risk posed by use of Huawei in critical IT systems could cause US to curtail the collocation of American resources, including embassies and military outposts.
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By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 2/21/2019
WiFi remains a top technology for networks using unlicensed spectrum. But a new proposal from Qualcomm would create a version of 5G for deployments in unlicensed spectrum that could give WiFi a run for its money.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 2/21/2019
CommScope's Eddie Edwards also sees 'more material 5G spend' to start in 2020.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 2/21/2019
After months of silence, Verizon finally provided some details on its mobile 5G launch: It's coming to 30 markets, it will use millimeter-wave spectrum, and it will contribute to revenues starting next year. Oh, and Verizon will introduce an edge computing platform later this year.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 2/21/2019
Transport network visibility and multivendor management startup Sedona has landed a breakthrough deal with Vodafone Group, adding to its Tier 1 successes.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 2/21/2019
Europe is way behind in the development of 5G networks, say regional critics, but its big operators invest more of their revenues in capital expenditure than the Americans do.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 2/21/2019
Cable network suppliers are in for a rough 2019 as MSOs remain in decision-mode, but relief is ahead as DAA deployments help infrastructure investments rise to $2B by 2023, Dell'Oro says.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 2/21/2019
Heavy Reading's radio access network and 5G analyst supremo Gabriel Brown highlights open RAN (O-RAN) as one of the key topics he'll be digging into at this year's MWC.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 2/21/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: O2 confirms 5G timetable in UK; Telefónica, Deutsche Telekom and Orange report earnings; Telenor sells Serbian banking operation; why Russian soldiers can't have smartphones.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 2/21/2019
After laying off half its staff, the company says it's on the comeback trail. Its AT&T Kubernetes deal is a proof point.
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Supply Chain Attacks Increase 78%
2/21/2019
The kinds of threats an organization encounters are changing as the defenses that ...
Russia – Fastest State Threat in the World
Larry Loeb, Author, 2/20/2019
Russian threat actors were the most prolific last years – and were eight ...
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Verizon's NGPON2 Investment Starts to Pay Off
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 2/21/2019
With its multi-year investment in next-generation PON beginning to show a return, ...
DAA Upgrades Could Bring Boon to Cable Vendors
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 2/21/2019
Sales of cable broadband access infrastructure will rise to $2 billion in 2023, ...
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By Simon Stanley, 1/2/2019
Developing an open architecture for domain-specific accelerators could empower service providers to accelerate edge computing and related applications.
The Rise of PAM4 and 64QAM: A Competitive Analysis of Optical Modules & Components
February 2019
The Rise of PAM4 and 64QAM: A Competitive Analysis of Optical Modules & Components identifies key networking, optical module, and semiconductor technologies, and details their application to 25G, 100G, 200G, 400G, and 600G ports, identifying and analyzing the full spectrum of vendors developing optical modules and components.
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Mobile Operator 5G Capex Forecasts: 2018-2023
December 2018
This paper estimates and forecasts 5G capex by mobile operators, including investments in the fixed transport infrastructure to serve those networks. It includes estimates for capex split by region and network segment.
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Cable's 5G Transport Role: Promise Meets Complexity
December 2018
The cable industry is poised to benefit in many ways from 5G, but it must be careful to avoid getting stuck in a quagmire of complexity. This report analyzes the prospects for cable to provide 5G mobile transport services and examines the recent technologies and strategies that are being explored.
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Prime Reading
Open Conflict Over Open RAN
Iain Morris , International Editor , 2/14/2019
Accusations that big kit vendors tried to throttle developments show open RAN ...
Not Business as Usual: Open Source Changes IT Operations
Mitch Wagner , Executive Editor, Light Reading , 1/11/2019
Open source doesn't just change software: It changes how IT does its job.
Taking It Slow: Enterprises Use Open Source, but Are Cautious About Contributing
Mitch Wagner , Executive Editor, Light Reading , 1/9/2019
Enterprises are still mostly open source consumers rather than contributors to ...
How Open Source Has Turned the Software Industry Upside-Down
Mitch Wagner , Executive Editor, Light Reading , 1/7/2019
Without open source, you don't get the cloud.
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
In the coming years, thousands of low-Earth orbit (LEO) satellites could be circling the nearby heavens, providing broadband connectivity to consumers and businesses ...
Jim Whitehurst had a nice job as chief operating officer of Delta Airlines in 2008, when he switched career tracks to take a position as CEO of Red Hat. Since then, ...
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