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Key developments from the 4G sector, including LTE TDD and LTE-Advanced.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 4/23/2019
Verizon's CEO fought back against concerns that the operator's mmWave 5G buildout isn't meeting expectations, but said that 'we all need to remind ourselves, this is not a coverage spectrum.'
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 4/23/2019
California – including cities like San Bernardino, Pomona and Salinas – appears to be causing T-Mobile some trouble in terms of network congestion, at least according to new findings from Tutela.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 4/18/2019
The FCC this week said it plans to do... something... with a tiny chunk of mid-band spectrum. Ligado, which rose from the ashes of Philip Falcone's failed LightSquared, is hoping to get that spectrum and eventually use it for 5G.
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By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 4/18/2019
The chances that Sprint and T-Mobile will receive approval for their merger proposal continue to dim. And that leads to the next obvious question: What will Sprint and T-Mobile do if they don't receive regulatory approval?
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 4/17/2019
Wall Street analysts aren't seeing the kind of 5G spending they had expected in the US tower industry, an indication that US operators may not be racing to 5G as fast as the hype seems to indicate.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 4/17/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone ad bends the giga-truth; Nokia and Nordic Telecom get mission-critical with LTE; Orange teams up on cyberdefense; Amazon hits trouble in Italy.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 4/17/2019
Swedish equipment maker reports its strongest set of quarterly results under the current management but warns investors that a US investigation into corrupt practices will land it with 'material' penalties.
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By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 4/16/2019
A few Trump hotel stays might not have been enough to help the UnCarrier, according to The Wall Street Journal. T-Mobile's boss puts down the story but offers no details.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 4/16/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: German auction latest; US takes 'softer' approach on Huawei front; how the Notre-Dame fire confused YouTube's algorithm.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 4/15/2019
While Huawei is effectively barred in the US from doing business with nationwide wireless operators, it still has customers here – and is fighting to hang on to them.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 4/15/2019
Based on some testing from Tutela, five cities in Texas, California, Florida and Nebraska round out Sprint's five most congested markets, based on the difference between busy and idle network speeds.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 4/11/2019
Starry launched its latest market – New York City – and also fanned speculation that its fixed wireless, in-home broadband service could be added to a smartphone offering.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 4/11/2019
As WiFi 6 technology gains steam with deployments and devices, WiFi proponents continue to argue that there is a role for WiFi in a 5G world.
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Networks in Danger as Global BGP Routing Table Reaches Capacity
Larry Loeb, Author, 4/23/2019
The Internet is going to run out of address space sometime this month.
Over 500 Million Chrome iOS Sessions Hijacked in Massive Malvertising Campaign
Larry Loeb, Author, 4/22/2019
Confiant has spotted the known threat actor eGobbler back in action.
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Huawei Finds a Home With Consumers, Says Q1 Revenue
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 4/22/2019
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China Mobile Building 'Dual-Gigabit City,' UK & India Expand Full Fiber
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Huawei Has Billions Riding on Claim to Be 5G Patents Powerhouse
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Europe's Big Telcos Are Getting Edgy About 5G
Iain Morris , International Editor , 3/13/2019
Virtual dodgeball will not happen unless operators cut mobile latency, but that ...
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Leading Lights 2017: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 4/10/2017
Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights ...
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