At Light Reading's 5G Transport & Networking Strategies event, analyst Gabriel Brown discusses the reality of the 5G market – standalone 5G is still on the horizon, and making all those systems work together is the industry's next big challenge.
A standard hunting for a solution in search of a problem is beset by some awkward market realities and geopolitical strife.
Facing a possible shutdown, the pay-TV provider has launched a petition targeting Stan Kroenke, a billionaire exec tied to the Denver Nuggets, and Dick Monfort, head of the Colorado Rockies.
Years in the making, Comcast's unified optical architecture combines the access and metro networks under a standardized, vendor-agnostic approach for hardware, configurations, procurement and processes.
While invested in the development of security standards for open RAN, Rakuten Mobile isn't wasting any time in deploying the technology.
Stock soars despite year-on-year declines in revenues and profitability, but supply chain problems eased, said the optical equipment maker.
Dutch government ready to enforce restrictions on sales of advanced manufacturing equipment to China.
At Light Reading's one-day optical networking event, analyst Sterling Perrin recaps the highlights and discusses how transport networks are evolving to accommodate 5G latency demands.
Heavy Reading operator survey signals progress on the commercialization of 5G network slicing.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT tackles its legacy tech with Tata; Iliad's Free gets fined for personal-data carelessness; UK and Japan cozy up for a digital future.
The broadband access sector sales grew 17% in Q3 thanks to an acceleration of PON deployments. Overall cable access spending plateaued, but DAA spending surged, Dell'Oro said.
Senator John Thune (R-SD) is seeking industry input by January 6 on questions related to the federal government's funding of broadband.
Moving from a distributed RAN to centralized RAN can be costly and time consuming if not executed with a thoughtful strategy, said USCellular's Reggie Collette.
IoT Accelerator and Connected Vehicle Cloud are the latest units the Swedish vendor is offloading.
After a decade of talk about centralized RAN, mobile operators are finally beginning to deploy it. UScellular leads the way, with Verizon, AT&T and DISH following more slowly.
Despite the obvious economic attractions, the level of cloudification in the BSS market is currently pathetic, according to John Giere.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Israel wants more 5G for smarter cities; Vodafone appoints head for healthcare hub; Turkcell vs. MTN rumbles on.
'At only $25 a month, Boost Infinite from Dish Wireless has arrived to give Americans the value, coverage and simplicity they deserve for less than half what the others charge,' boasted a Dish executive.
French billionaire says no point in changing CEO if directors don't have ‘clear roadmap' in place for Read's successor.
Single network plan not transparent, says new prime minister.