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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 12/10/2019
2019 will be remembered in telecom as the year when 5G arrived and industry hype went into overdrive.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 12/10/2019
New Silver Peak automation tools are designed to help enterprises – and the service providers working on their behalf – deploy networks to hundreds of thousands of locations worldwide.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 12/10/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telecom Italia beefs up TV sports offer; Bearing Point/Beyond scores at Altibox; Ericsson's crystal balls; Boris bites back at the BBC.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 12/10/2019
Comcast Business's Christian Nascimento details how this fast-growing unit of the company has adapted Comcast's cloud-based video platform to service the commercial market, including restaurants, hotels and other hospitality venues.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 12/9/2019
The NTIA is teaming up with the Department of Defense to oppose a proposal from Ligado to release L-Band spectrum for 5G. That could come as a disappointment to the likes of Verizon and T-Mobile.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 12/9/2019
NBCU's premium streaming service, which will support both advertising and subscription models, is expected to turn profitable in year five, CFO says.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 12/9/2019
A new report indicates Magic Leap sold just 6,000 of its AR glasses, well below expectations. That may not bode well for the wider 5G industry.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 12/9/2019
Cable operator may not need to own spectrum to achieve its goals in mobile and wireless, Charter's Tom Rutledge says.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 12/9/2019
One of the world's biggest energy companies is prioritizing 4G and public networks over 5G and private ones.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 12/9/2019
As programmers and studios launch their own streaming services, password sharing is becoming a bigger concern.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 12/9/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: KPN outlines FTTH plans for Amsterdam; Amazon's NHS data deal comes under scrutiny; IoT and blockchain combine for green energy.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 12/9/2019
Given the relative loss of value in the telecom industry, the recent edge deals involving AWS are risky moves for the operators involved.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 12/9/2019
The details of Ericsson's corruption scandal, as documented by US authorities, raise awkward questions for the Swedish vendor.
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FBI's Portland Office Spies IoT Education Opportunity
Larry Loeb, Author, 12/10/2019
The Federal Bureau of Investigation's office in Portland, Ore., uses 'Tech ...
CISA Alerts the Financial Sector About Dridex
Larry Loeb, Author, 12/9/2019
One of the most prevalent threats to the financial sector, the Dridex Trojan, was ...
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BBWN Bites: Orange to Wrap More of France in Fiber
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 12/9/2019
Also today, the FCC increases price and usage benchmark, KPN deploys FTTH to ...
Telenet Tags SAM for IoT Home Security
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 12/9/2019
European cable operator partners with SAM Seamless Network to provide residential ...
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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.
CORD and VCO: Paths to the Next Generation Central Office
March 2019
The CORD AND VCO Report examines the NGCO phenomenon, prominently including the progress of CORD and the emergence of VCO as operator open-source reference designs
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An SD-WAN Overview: Issues and Prospects
February 2019
An SD-WAN Overview: Issues and Prospects provides an overview and reviews significant issues in relation to the emergence of SD-WAN. It looks at the meaning of SD-WAN, its major drivers and benefits, and the structure of the market and its participants – especially between software and hardware vendors and service providers (SPs).
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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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Prime Reading
Edge Computing Set for Big Role in 5G Vehicle Automation
Stephen Lawson , Contributing Editor , 12/10/2019
If the cars of the future are self-driving, they'll most likely reach autonomy by ...
For Self-Driving Cars, Exotic 5G Tech Will Run on Familiar Frequencies
Stephen Lawson , Contributing Editor , 11/28/2019
Despite the hype, it looks like cellular bands below 6GHz will be the spectrum of ...
5G & Autonomous Cars: Flashy Promise Meets Complicated Reality
Stephen Lawson , Contributing Editor , 11/25/2019
5G networks could advance autonomous driving, but mobile operators, automakers ...
A Kodak Moment May Await Ericsson, Huawei & Nokia
Iain Morris , International Editor , 10/31/2019
There is a sudden urgency in service provider calls for more open and virtualized ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Agile, a model based on iterative changes and small, quick releases, is table stakes for any software company. It's just how things get done these days as the older ...
Dish Network last week announced it hired Marc Rouanne (of Nokia) and Stephen Bye (of Sprint) to build and sell its planned 5G network. Both executives spoke with ...
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