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Google Fiber puts Omaha on its target list

Google Fiber is pursuing a license agreement to build a fiber network in Omaha that, if successful, will set up a fight with incumbents Cox and Lumen.

IBM's Steve Goetz: Enhancing the edge with Bharti Airtel

Airtel's edge computing platform is supported by IBM Cloud Satellite and Red Hat's OpenShift platform to bring secure, open cloud services to enterprise customers.

Rakuten Mobile's Tareq Amin: Symware celebration

Tareq Amin, CEO of Rakuten Mobile and Rakuten Symphony, discusses how he got Symware from being a reference architecture to a shipping product, with plans to deploy 30,000 units in Rakuten Mobile's network in Japan.

The Notebook Dump: Chips and salsa for the win

Light Reading editors Kelsey Ziser, Mike Dano and Phil Harvey sign off from MWC with a ten-minute informal recap of the work week ended September 30.

Is German fiber finally gaining Fahrt?

More than a quarter of German households can now access fiber, but work lies ahead to meet the target of full gigabit coverage by 2030.

Debating the role of hyperscalers in 5G

Mike Murphy is North American CTO for Ericsson, a top 5G vendor. He has a team figuring out the intersection of telecom and hyperscale cloud providers.

MTA boosts latency, resilience with fiber route to Chicago

Matanuska Telecom Association recently launched a new leg of its terrestrial fiber network connecting Alaska and Chicago. Execs said it was necessary to 'avoid the Pacific Northwest.'

Omnispace: Another player in the phone-to-satellite market

SpaceX and Globalstar are among the companies playing in the market for phone-to-satellite communications. But Brian Pemberton argues that Omnispace is the one to watch.

Eurobites: Ericsson, O2 Telefónica demo 5G wireless backhaul in Germany

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Teesdale gets the gigabit; Vodafone brings 4G to the Tube; Swisscom switches the lights off.

How Ericsson has been cleaning up its BSS mess

After the disaster that was Revenue Manager, the Swedish vendor has rethought its approach and its portfolio amid a broader restructuring.

China telco cloud is soaring on fresh govt, enterprise demand

With new state-backed investors China Telecom's Tianyi Cloud unit seeks a spinoff or IPO.

It's game over for Google's Stadia

Google will issue refunds on Stadia hardware and games but stressed it's 'deeply committed to gaming.' That promise connects with a new product called Immersive Stream for Games that counts AT&T as a customer.

At MWC, AWS trumpets momentum in pursuit of telecom business

AWS wants telecom operators of all shapes and sizes to put their operations into its cloud, and Ishwar Parulkar, the company's chief technologist for telecom, said it is making progress.

At MWC, Verizon unwraps upgraded FWA receiver and 5G gaming gambit

Verizon's share of MWC Vegas' opening keynote focused on home broadband and entertainment experiences instead of mobile services.

Starry has solid potential, but financing needs fixing – analyst

Starry 'delivers a good product and generates good unit economics,' but investors will stay on sidelines until the FWA specialist resolves its long-term financing issues, MoffettNathanson says.

Dragons, tuna and Lego: the strange world of telco transformation

At DTW, executives from CSPs old and new provided insights into the challenges and opportunities of turning digital.

FWA is a success. Now the hunt is on for the next big 5G use case

At the MWC Vegas trade show, 5G executives cheered the success of fixed wireless access (FWA) services. But they're also looking for the next big use case for 5G technology.

Eurobites: Deutsche Telekom launches own-brand 5G phones

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Europe braces for mobile network blackouts; Scott Petty made CTO at Vodafone; Proximus trumpets fiber expansion.

Ericsson and KORE enter US market with IoT platform

This marks Ericsson's first entry into the US IoT market.

The Divide: How FirstLight is connecting communities with middle-mile fiber

This week: FirstLight Fiber's Maura Mahoney, chief marketing officer, and Patrick Coughlin, chief development officer, talk about tackling the digital divide through fiber 'onramps and off ramps,' their work with local nonprofits and institutions and more.

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