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By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 12/12/2018
FCC wants an incentive auction to sell upper 37GHz, 39GHz and 47GHz bands in 2019, opening up more mmWave bands, as the global 5G 'race' gets real.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 12/12/2018
Unveiling a new smart speaker in Paris today, the CEOs of Deutsche Telekom and Orange hope growing concern about data privacy will provide a spur to Europe's homegrown technology expertise.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 12/12/2018
Regulatory group opens 'in-depth investigation' amid concerns that the deal could reduce competition and lead to higher prices in Germany and the Czech Republic.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/12/2018
New project jointly funded by NSF and industry consortium brings the power of profiles and fast instantiation to testing of massive software projects.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 12/12/2018
Huawei's CFO Meng Wanzhou is free on about $7.5 million in bail following a Canadian court ruling on Tuesday. President Trump offers to intervene if China will do a trade deal.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 12/12/2018
Upgraded, multi-room 'Fios TV One' platform adds support for 4K video, voice search & navigation, Netflix integration, WiFi-connected video clients.
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 12/12/2018
In today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange unveils initial 5G plans; the latest boardroom shenanigans at TIM; Turkcell builds TV App Store with Metrological; ADVA unveils its Ensemble Controller.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 12/12/2018
Communications networking developments, such as IoT, edge computing and now the introduction of 5G services, has a "profound impact on the data center," says Ishmael Limkakeng, Cisco SVP data center business, who talked with Light Reading's Mitch Wagner.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 12/12/2018
Long-time marketing chief Michael O'Hara and the head of LatAm Sebastian Caballo are out the door — GSMA head calls for calm as MWC approaches.
By Gabriel Brown, Principal Analyst, Heavy Reading, 12/12/2018
Next-generation networks need innovation in the radio access network and Open RAN developments are set to disrupt the market – in a good way.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 12/12/2018
If Huawei catches a 5G cold, how many operators around the world will suddenly feel a little sick and stay in bed? 'Tis the (flu) season for rampant, worldwide speculation on the Light Reading podcast.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/11/2018
Survey sponsored by CenturyLink shows they are enthusiastic about its benefits even if almost half of them have yet to start the process.
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'Operation Sharpshooter': Lazarus Revived or False Flag Operation?
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 12/12/2018
McAfee Labs has homed in on a new attack targeting critical infrastructure that ...
'Novidade' Exploit Changes DNS Settings in Home & Small Business Routers
Larry Loeb, Author, 12/12/2018
Trend Micro has picked up on a new exploit dubbed 'Novidade,' which targets small ...
Broadband World News
Can Brexit Boost British Broadband?
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 12/12/2018
Ex-pat Alison Diana finds some Brits focused on improving the country's pretty ...
Fiber Connects More NA Homes Than DSL
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 12/11/2018
While Tier 1 carriers make up the vast majority of those deploying fiber to North ...
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By Sterling Perrin, Principal Analyst, Heavy Reading, 10/25/2017
Next-gen wireless will require next-gen wireline fronthaul and backhaul solutions that must be put in place within the next 2 years.
Thought Leadership Council: CSPs Concerned About Impact of Future Tech on Security
November 2018
This month's Thought Leadership Council (TLC) forum focused on network security planning. This TLC panel was asked 10 questions about deployment plans, drivers and challenges and budgeting for network security. The results clearly indicate that CSPs feel their companies are currently doing a good or excellent job with network security; however, there are several new technologies and services that must be addressed in order to maintain necessary levels of network security.
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Multi-Terabit Switch Chips & Software
October 2018
This report details and analyzes more than 40 high-performance Ethernet switch devices, embedded SDN, operating system software and IP solutions, identifying the key requirements and highlighting the advantages they hold for equipment manufacturers and service providers. It also reviews vendor strategies and surveys component features, performance and flexibility in this important market. Further, this report profiles 15 leading vendors in the market.
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Thought Leadership Council: CSPs Not Hesitating to Move Network Functions to Edge
October 2018
This TLC panel was asked nine questions about deployment plans, drivers and challenges for implementing edge solutions. CSPs expect to reap significant benefits from this shift, including the creation of new vertical business opportunities, while shortening provisioning and gaining agility in their networks.
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Prime Reading
Amid the Rubble of L'Aquila, ZTE Tries to Rebuild
Iain Morris , International Editor , 11/16/2018
China's ZTE is working hard to patch up its customer relationships after US ...
DT's Terastream: A Bigger Splash?
Iain Morris , International Editor , 9/13/2018
Deutsche Telekom's once-ballyhooed Terastream initiative, which turned seven this ...
Piecing Together the 5G Big Picture
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 9/10/2018
For network operators, the evolution to a 5G architecture requires a strategy ...
NFV Is Down but Not Out
Iain Morris , International Editor , 5/22/2018
NFV has failed to live up to the original expectations five years after it was ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Synamedia, the startup spawned by the acquisition of Cisco Systems's video software unit, will stick to its knitting by helping pay-TV partners deliver services to ...
Lee Wade, CEO at UK cloud and data network operator Exponential-e, talks cloud and network evolution, automation, security and why he has two baristas at the company's London HQ.
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