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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 11/15/2019
Independence of systems integrators thrust into the spotlight as Indian SI is accused of favoring Altiostar, in which it owns a stake, despite its claims to be 'vendor-agnostic.'
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 11/15/2019
This week in our WiC roundup: Smaller conferences have edge; Hidden Figures ladies formally celebrated; AI is sexist; and more.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/15/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia expands with VMware; TalkTalk boost profits; BT lands sports rights.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/15/2019
Synchronized with its new Disney+ promo, Verizon is also selling the 'Stream TV' device as a standalone to other customers for $69.99.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/15/2019
They probably won't see the light of day in the real world, but the Labour Party's 'free fiber for all' plans have certainly raised a few eyebrows in the UK.
By Martha DeGrasse, Contributor, Light Reading, 11/15/2019
A new test of Verizon's 5G network in U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis showed plenty of horsepower, but more importantly it also showed impressive coverage.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 11/15/2019
Intelsat — one of the European satellite companies hoping to profit from the sale of C-Band spectrum for 5G — lost half its market value this week. But what will happen next is anyone's guess.
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By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 11/15/2019
A new version of the NB-IoT standard supports faster speeds and 'push-to-talk' services, among other things.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 11/14/2019
One of the developing world's biggest operators runs up data service losses in Malaysia and is looking to the Facebook-led initiative for help.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 11/14/2019
'EN-DC' is the technology that allows 5G connections to run simultaneously with 4G connections. The results help highlight why the industry is moving to a new generation of wireless.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/14/2019
40% of new broadband customers opt for the company's DOCSIS 3.1-powered gigabit broadband service, according to company CTO Gerhard Mack.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/14/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica COO supports consolidation; Nokia and AT&T collaborate on IoT in Germany; smart speakers in smart homes.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 11/14/2019
The Telecom Infra Project (TIP) has launched an online exchange that highlights which vendors have products that meet TIP requirements, a move that is looking increasingly relevant to operator network strategies.
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Problems With EU Payment Security Persist
Oliver Schonschek, Security Now News Analyst, 11/14/2019
Proposed new security procedures within the EU have troubled some payment service ...
Keeping It Real Can Pay Off for Old-School Attacks
Larry Loeb, Author, 11/14/2019
Even a previously known attack can fool the security team if it is well crafted.
Broadband World News
BBWN Bites: EU Cable Revenue Hit All-Time High of $26.4B
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 11/14/2019
Also, Nextgenaccess rides the rails to fiber, cord cutters eat bandwidth, Brits ...
BBWN Bites: Pay-TV Providers Almost Double Sub Losses in a Year
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 11/13/2019
Also, Orange constructs international network in Africa, Openreach needs to speed ...
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Heavy Reading
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
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 ...
Vodafone's 5G Network in London: A User Review
Gabriel Brown , Principal Analyst, Heavy Reading , 9/5/2019
Never mind the hype, how does this next-generation network actually perform in ...
Is NFV Headed for a Cliff?
Mitch Wagner , Executive Editor, Light Reading , 8/7/2019
Are telcos solving NFVs big problems or making them worse? Critics say a ...
A User Review of EE's 5G Network in London
Gabriel Brown , Principal Analyst, Heavy Reading , 8/1/2019
Everyone's talking about 5G services, but do they measure up to the hype? We ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
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 ...
As the so-called "streaming wars" heat up with last week's debut of Apple TV+ and the coming launches of Disney+, HBO Max and NBCU's Peacock, there's a widely held ...
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