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Key developments from the 4G sector, including LTE TDD and LTE-Advanced.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 2/15/2019
Amid turmoil in international equipment markets, Huawei's rotating chairman is worrying about what happens after 5G.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 2/14/2019
Former CEO of Sonus Networks has taken the CEO role at a company with an alternative take on next-generation wireless broadband.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 2/14/2019
The recently reported deal with Mirantis is another step in AT&T's network evolution as the company continues to carry the flag for open source and a software-defined 5G network.
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By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 2/14/2019
Sprint is clearly preparing for a 5G onslaught of data on its network, with plans to pay up to $175 million to potentially switch from Ethernet to fiber backhaul and, separately, to expand its 2.5GHz signals into additional channels.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 2/11/2019
Verizon re-affirmed that it will shut down its CDMA 3G network at the end of this year. But that shutdown won't affect a few of Verizon's enterprise customers who get to keep service for a few more years.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 2/8/2019
Sprint sues AT&T over 5G branding, described by AT&T as an evolutionary step.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 2/7/2019
T-Mobile says it won't charge more for 5G plans than it does for 4G. The UnCarrier also expects its multi-mode handsets and service to arrive in the second half of 2019.
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By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 2/7/2019
Despite initially criticizing the fixed wireless opportunity, T-Mobile now says it will test an in-home broadband service using LTE in the coming months in order to prepare for 5G and its merger with Sprint.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 2/7/2019
Rebranded, 'reimagined' pay-TV offering, originally expected to debut by year-end 2018, will tie into T-Mobile's home broadband plans.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 2/7/2019
Motorola launches its new G7 family of LTE phones, priced between $199 to $299.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 2/5/2019
Ericsson, the largest supplier of wireless networking equipment in the US, just opened its largest training center in the country to make sure there are enough people who know how to install its 5G equipment.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 2/5/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: VEON to buy remaining shares in GTH subsidiary; Zain taps Nokia's massive MIMO; Danes expel Huawei pair.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 2/4/2019
Yes, the Patriots trounced the Rams last night at the Super Bowl, but two competing network performance reports don't offer nearly that kind of clarity about which wireless network operator offered the fastest network at the event.
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Increased Cryptomining: a Toehold for Attackers
Larry Loeb, Author, 2/15/2019
New research reveals that in the last nine months of 2018 there has been a 19x ...
Lessons Learned From 2018 Security Breaches
Marzena Fuller, Chief Security Officer, SignalFx, 2/14/2019
It's better to hear about a data breach internally than by a security researcher ...
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RLEC Lumos: SMBs Want Wired, Symmetrical, High-Speed Broadband
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 2/14/2019
Rural service provider Lumos Networks taps ADTRAN's 10G solution to sate its ...
Feds Aim to Cut Rural Broadband Red Tape
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 2/13/2019
In the American Broadband Initiative Milestones Report out today, 20 federal ...
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Prime Reading
Europe's Backhaul Black Hole Looms Above 5G
Iain Morris , International Editor , 9/18/2017
The poor availability of fiber for mobile backhaul spells trouble for some of ...
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 ...
Russia's MTS to 'Sacrifice' Connectivity in Software Rebirth
Iain Morris , International Editor , 4/10/2017
Can Russia's biggest operator turn its connectivity eggs into service omelets?
The Growing Pains of 5G
Iain Morris , International Editor , 3/15/2017
The hype surrounding 5G reached fever pitch at the recent Mobile World Congress, ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Jim Whitehurst had a nice job as chief operating officer of Delta Airlines in 2008, when he switched career tracks to take a position as CEO of Red Hat. Since then, ...
Ray Pasquale, CEO of Unified Office, spent several years of his career working at Sonus Networks, Cascade Communications and other vendors that made switches and ...
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