By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 12/14/2018
Cisco's SVP/GM of Service Provider Network Systems Sumeet Arora explains how Cisco is helping service providers build and automate their infrastructure in preparation for 5G to drive new revenue-generating services such as mobile broadband, enterprise, IoT and security.
By Craig Leddy, 12/14/2018
US cable providers are gearing up to play a crucial role by supporting transport of 5G communications, but their aspirations are clouded by the complexity of 5G itself.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 12/14/2018
A new report suggests that the US is using its merger approval process to pressure Sprint and T-Mobile's parent companies to back away from Huawei.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 12/14/2018
In the spirit of German Christmas markets, where supersized hot dogs are sold from souped-up garden sheds in snow-starved town squares across Europe, today's Eurobites is mainly about Deutsche Telekom. Oh, and there's a bit about UK broadband.
By Gabriel Brown, Principal Analyst, Heavy Reading, 12/14/2018
Many operators are expected to initially deploy 5G RANs in non-standalone mode on an LTE network, migrating later to standalone mode. But that migration is less than straightforward, and there are multiple options to consider.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 12/14/2018
3GPP drops 'mini bombshell' at meeting in Italy this week, says an observer, with its announcement of unexpected delays to the 5G standardization process.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 12/13/2018
The optical networking specialist is benefiting from 5G buildouts and webscale traffic monsters, and doing what it can to avoid sitting on a lead.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 12/13/2018
French telecom incumbent deals the latest blow to China's biggest equipment vendor amid an international backlash.
By Light Reading, 12/13/2018
Open source networking expert Andrew Coward, CEO of Lumina Networks, sits with Light Reading's Iain Morris to address 5G network automation. The two discuss the fundamental architectural advantage reached when automating a unified network of legacy equipment, new 5G technology, and virtualized functions collectively.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 12/13/2018
Can mobile operators take advantage of edge computing's potential? At Light Reading's 2020 Vision executive summit in Lisbon, Csaba Kiss Kalló, Vodafone Ireland's Head of Connectivity, Mobility and Security Portfolio, says they can.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 12/13/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Bouygues forms FTTH provider; Telia legs it from Kazakhstan; Ericsson demos 5G NR in South Korea; VEON gets new CEO.