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Eurobites: Nokia Notches Indosat Upgrade Deal
News Analysis | 3/5/2019

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Austrian mobile advertising firm wins big with MTN; Huawei's Hu pleas for cybersecurity consistency; ADVA touts optical transport advance.

How A/B Testing Supports VNF CI/CD
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 3/5/2019

A new Heavy Reading white paper explores various approaches to Continuous Delivery/Deployment in the telecom domain.

Huawei Brings Legal Fight to the US – Report
News Analysis | 3/4/2019

The vendor is said to be getting ready to sue the US and challenge the government's ban of Huawei's gear in its federal networks.

Patriarchy Chicken & New Edge Services Take Flight at MWC19
LRTV Interviews | 3/4/2019

BARCELONA – MWC19 – Light Reading's Ray Le Maistre and Kelsey Ziser discuss AT&T and Microsoft Azure's partnership on network edge compute (NEC) services and Telefonica's collaboration with Azure on cloud partnerships to the edge.

Is Omniverse Sourcing Video Feeds From DirecTV?
The Bauminator | 3/4/2019

New evidence and observations shed light on where Omniverse, which is under legal attack by programmers, appears to be obtaining TV signals that are 'powering' several cheap OTT-TV options.

AT&T Wants to Test 24GHz Equipment as New 5G Auction Looms
News Analysis | 3/4/2019

AT&T plans to test 24GHz mmWave – and sub6 – frequencies ahead of the 24GHz 5G auction on March 14.

DT's Choi Rages Against the RAN Machine
News Analysis | 3/4/2019

The German operator's networks strategy boss says the attractions of an open RAN outweigh the cons.

Comcast Buys AI-Powered Cybersecurity Services Company
News Analysis | 3/4/2019

BluVector, a 2017 spin-off of Northrop Grumman, provides network security products and platforms to midsized and large organizations, including government agencies.

MWC19: 5G Gets Industrial, Musical & Far Out
Slide Shows | 3/4/2019

With a few snapshots and snappy captions, we've breezed through some of the big themes at MWC19, and tried to call attention to some of the more impressive displays of technology and showmanship in Barcelona.

Eurobites: UK Considers Huawei Halfway House
News Analysis | 3/4/2019

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica and CK Hutchison hook up for the enterprise; Ericsson and Nokia stabilize their market share, report shows; BT lands "smart water" deal.

Trump Reelection Campaign Wobbles on Wholesale 5G Possibility
News Analysis | 3/4/2019

The Trump reelection campaign floats – and backs off from – an idea of leasing off 5G airwaves to US service providers.

Huawei's Meng Sues Canada as Extradition to US Looms – Report
News Analysis | 3/4/2019

Huawei's chief financial officer says Canada breached her civil rights just days after it agrees to start extradition proceedings for her transfer to the US, where she faces fraud charges.

Why Cable Operators Need DAA
Column | 3/4/2019

Cablecos must go beyond platform upgrades like DOCSIS 3.1 to stay truly competitive with the growing number of FTTH offerings from rival providers.

MWC19: Prepping Small Cells for 5G
LRTV Interviews | 3/3/2019

Light Reading's Dan Jones talks to Small Cell Forum chairman David Orloff about how the shift towards 5G is impacting the development of small cell technology.

Synchview Lobs DVR Patent Suits at Cox, Charter, Altice USA, Hulu
News Analysis | 3/1/2019

Patent troll has already gone after several US cable operators that use DVR devices powered by TiVo software.

Podcast: Let's Not Talk About 5G at MWC19
LRTV Documentaries | 3/1/2019

The Light Reading podcast, in video form, from the InterDigital booth at MWC19 in Barcelona. Phil 'Captain Jetlag' Harvey and Ray Le Maistre discuss telco business models and how the industry is changing, even without ubiquitous 5G.

U.S. Cellular to Launch 5G in the Second Half of 2019
News Analysis | 3/1/2019

U.S. Cellular – which counts 5 million US mobile customers – is planning to join the 5G game with vendor Ericsson. However, some of the details of U.S. Cellular's 5G launch plans remain unclear at best.

CableLabs CTO Ralph Brown Sets His Exit
News Analysis | 3/1/2019

In another CableLabs-related personnel move, Ike Elliott has succeeded Mitch Ashley as president of organization's for-profit Kyrio subsidiary.

Cox's 5G Ambitions May Have Shifted From mmWave to CBRS
News Analysis | 3/1/2019

Cox – America's third-largest cable TV company – isn't going to bid on mmWave spectrum, but it does apparently have interest in looking at the 3.5GHz CBRS band for wireless operations.

5G Is Here… Or It Was, Briefly, in Barca
Morris Lore | 3/1/2019

After much grunting and heaving, the industry gives birth to 5G at this year's MWC. It may be some time before it grows up.

Orange Business Services CEO Talks Cloud Trends, Security
LRTV Interviews | 3/1/2019

At MWC19, Orange Business Services CEO Helmut Reisinger discusses trends in cloud services, SD-WAN, security and more.

Huawei Ban Risk Is a Profit Worry for Telcos, Says BICS VP
News Analysis | 3/1/2019

Shutting Huawei out of Europe's 5G sector would add to the margin pressure on the region's mobile operators, warns company executive.

WiCipedia: 'You Are Either Sexually Objectified or the Housewife' – MWC19
WiCipedia | 3/1/2019

This week in our WiC roundup: Gamifying sexism; MWC19 leaves much to be desired for female attendees; a new Google policy for harassment; and more.

Eurobites: 'No Spy' Deal Could Clear Way for Huawei to Play Part in Germany's 5G Rollout
News Analysis | 3/1/2019

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson, MTN extend mobile-money partnership; CityFibre appoints new chief operating officer; extra protection for UK broadband buyers.

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