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Heavy Reading's Gabriel Brown: 5G evolution, private networks and the iPhone 12

Light Reading's Phil Harvey and Heavy Reading's Gabriel Brown recap the 5G Ecosystem Digital Symposium and discuss the state of the industry when it comes to telecom 5G deployments, and what is likely to happen next.

Limelight opens up about edge computing revenues, business models

Limelight said its revenues from edge computing are nearing 20 million so far this year, and that it charges for such services via per-minute CPU usage.

Why Apple put 5G skin in the game

Why would Apple, a company famously focused on the user experience, make such a big deal about what's going on in the cellular network?

Lockheed Martin CEO envisions 5G remote-controlling US military

James Taiclet served as a pilot in the Gulf War under the callsign 'Cheetah23.' Now, as CEO of the Pentagon's largest weapons supplier, he wants to use 5G to control military vehicles.

Intel's data-centric biz takes a Q3 hammering

After an April bounce driven by more homeworking thanks to COVID-19, the US chip giant has finally been hit by customers' cost-cutting, despite cloud growth.

FreedomFi wants private wireless to be as easy as launching a website

Enterprises with coding capabilities are starting to create open source LTE networks with help from a startup called FreedomFi.

Facebook in the crosshairs of possible FTC lawsuit

Days after Google found itself in court, the FTC is deciding whether to pursue antitrust claims against Facebook over buying WhatsApp and Instagram.

Podcast: Juniper CTO on creating an AI-driven enterprise

Juniper CTO Raj Yavatkar joins the Light Reading podcast to discuss Juniper's strategy to help build AI-driven enterprises.

AT&T ratchets up pace of cuts as 9K jobs vanish

The US operator slashed thousands of positions in its last fiscal quarter, its results show, and it is still wielding the axe.

Huawei growth slows as US sanctions bite

US sanctions are starting to slow Huawei down, with the Chinese vendor reporting a slide in growth and profit margin.

WiCipedia: Exclusive networking club affected by racism and pandemic cocktail

This week in our WiC roundup: The Wing's co-founder issues a too-little-too-late apology to workers; incarcerated women struggle with tech access; the Israeli Army has questionable definitions of 'women in tech'; and more.

UK stakes further claim in small-satellite launch business

Government approves plans for Lockheed Martin to develop UK satellite launch operations from Shetland Space Centre.

Iliad forms cunning plan to sell Polish towers to Cellnex

Europe's enfant terrible sets up a deal to sell off Play's mobile towers even before completing the purchase of the Polish operator.

Eurobites: Portugal's Vodafone and NOS seal network-sharing pact

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Shell wants Post Office's broadband biz; Nokia sells G.fast in Germany; new 5G apps, courtesy of Orange; Telecom Italia picks vendors.

Lumen sheds light on growing DDoS threats

The service provider has seen a 1,200% increase in distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks since around the May timeframe.

Technicolor tunes into Google TV's broadcast stack

Device maker says the new extension to Android TV will help speed up and simplify the integration of pay-TV services from cable, telco and satellite providers with OTT-delivered services and apps.

Verizon covers 0.5% of Americans with mmWave 5G – analysts

Verizon officials have refused to discuss the number of people covered by the operators mmWave network. A new report fills this gap with a rough calculation: 1.8 million.

Tesla's 5G stop sign: Self-driving needs 'no connectivity whatsoever'

Tesla, the world's most valuable auto maker, plans to charge $10,000 for its new self-driving service. Meanwhile, 5G remains free to users on most top-tier mobile plans.

Rogers recovers financial footing in Q3

Big Toronto-based cable and wireless provider saw revenues, net income and sub counts rebound in the summer quarter as the Canadian economy reopened after the mass COVID-19 lockdowns of the spring.

Open RAN and the Everest of inflated expectations

Some jaw-dropping forecasts have been made about open RAN's sales trajectory. Is the industry getting carried away?

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