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China's ZTE Regenerating, but Still Smaller Than It Was
News Analysis | 10/28/2019

The Chinese vendor's profits have recovered after it was struck by fines and trade sanctions last year, but its sales remain smaller than in 2016.

Squashed Juniper Could Use Some Tonic
News Analysis | 10/25/2019

The ailing equipment vendor suffers its tenth consecutive quarter of decline in the service provider market and is losing market share, according to one analyst.

Nokia Aims for Better 5G Days as Investors Panic
News Analysis | 10/24/2019

The Finnish vendor appears to have lost its way against Huawei and Ericsson in the 5G market and is under serious pressure to prove its doubters wrong.

Nokia shares nosedive 23% on 5G woes
News Analysis | 10/24/2019

Finnish vendor was trading at its lowest point in at least five years this morning after a gloomy update and signs it is struggling against 5G rivals.

DT's Access 4.0 Team Loses Its Cherry & Hits the Eggnog
News Analysis | 10/21/2019

The German operator has a long list of vendors identified for its software-enabled broadband access project. What could possibly go wrong?

Fiber Will Trump HFC & 5G From Here to Kingdom Come, EFF Says
News Analysis | 10/18/2019

Declaring that local US governments are in 'dire need of universal fiber plans,' the Electronic Frontier Foundation props up FTTP as the 'superior choice for the 21st century.'

Broadband World Forum: What's Beyond the Fiber?
Shades of Ray | 10/17/2019

I've been in Amsterdam this week at the annual Broadband World Forum event – here's what sunk into my grey matter.

Remembering Analyst Michael Howard
Shades of Ray | 10/17/2019

One of the industry's most well known and respected figures, analyst Michael Howard, has passed away.

'Transport for 5G Is Hot'
LRTV Interviews | 10/17/2019

Heavy Reading principal analyst Sterling Perrin gives the lowdown on 5G transport network trends and seems shocked that timing and sychronization are sexy topics for the anyhaul specialists.

Juniper CTO Talks About the Company's 5G Aspirations
CxO Spotlight | 10/16/2019

Juniper's CTO hails from Google, and is now working to steer the vendor through topics ranging from 5G to edge computing.

The Evolution of Mobile Backhaul, Edge Computing
LRTV Interviews | 10/16/2019

Heavy Reading principal analyst Gabriel Brown discusses the latest trends in backhaul connectivity to support 5G strategies and the emerging importance of edge computing to mobile operators.

Verizon Wants a prpl Tinge to Its Residential Gateways
News Analysis | 10/15/2019

Verizon is keen on a set of standard APIs for residential gateways that will enable new services to be offered to broadband customers and it wants other operators to support developments underway at the prpl Foundation.

Telefónica's OnLife Is Growing Long in the Tooth
News Analysis | 10/15/2019

The Spanish operator's ambitious OnLife project is now in field trials with residential and enterprise customers – and several use cases already look compelling.

Eurobites: Our 5G Door Is Open, Germany Tells Huawei
News Analysis | 10/15/2019

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: CityFibre wants to engage on UK's FTTH future; KKR buys majority stake in Hyperoptic; Eurofins targets media industry.

Next-Generation Fixed Networks: The Other 5G
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 10/15/2019

It's not just about mobile, you know...

F5G: Huawei's Bid to Dominate Optical Access
News Analysis | 10/14/2019

The Chinese equipment giant has a new plan for shaping the development of optical access technology.

Post-ECOC 2019: Optical Networking Beyond the Thunderdome
Column | 10/14/2019

It's like Mad Max in the optical networking space, with every group of participants – optical transceiver vendors, chip manufacturers, systems OEMs and even end customers – all fighting their own war.

Eurobites: Openreach Talks Up the Fiber Effect
News Analysis | 10/11/2019

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT launches 5G service; Amsterdam Internet Exchange upgrades with Pluribus; Ericsson helps fight diabetes in the UAE.

Key Takeaways From 5G Transport & the Edge
LRTV Interviews | 10/11/2019

What were some of the key takeaways from Light Reading's 5G Transport & the Edge event in New York City? Two sober (just) editors chew the fat...

Verizon to Use 'Integrated Access Backhaul' for Fiber-Less 5G
News Analysis | 10/10/2019

Verizon plans to make use of a new technology that would allow the operator to deploy 5G transmitters into locations where fiber is not available.

Eurobites: Sunrise, Huawei Claim 5G Speed Record
News Analysis | 10/10/2019

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: MVNO Effortel lands bank job; EU considers new 'security paradigm'; European lobby groups want more flexibility on privacy regulations.

Altice cooks up RDK-powered broadband gateways
News Analysis | 10/10/2019

Altice Labs has introduced a family of broadband gateways for DOCSIS and FTTP networks that utilizes an open source software platform managed by a joint venture of Comcast, Liberty Global & Charter.

China Optical Vendors Take a Hit From Fiber Glut
News Analysis | 10/9/2019

Fiber saturation has dampened demand this year, but the arrival of 5G means the downturn may be short-lived.

Eurobites: Telia & Nokia Launch 5G FWA in Finland
News Analysis | 10/9/2019

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nuage Networks finds SD-WAN love in Bahrain; Vodafone closes stores, but not in the UK; MegaFon sets up e-commerce JV with Alibaba and friends.

The LiDAR at the End of the Tunnel
Column | 10/8/2019

An analyst firm is at odds with industry execs on how quickly the market for LiDAR applications will take off. Several companies that supply the telco industry are making bets that LiDAR will pay off soon.

Podcast: Pizza & the Potential of 5G & Edge Computing
Kelsey's Grammar | 10/7/2019

Mike Dano explains how Verizon and other service providers speaking at the 5G Transport & the Edge event are well positioned to talk about edge computing, transport and traffic routing.

Eurobites: Openreach Trials New Approaches to FTTP
News Analysis | 10/7/2019

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: UAE's du happy with Huawei; Vodafone trials OpenRAN in the UK; Ericsson upgrades in Madagascar.

Telecom Acronyms Going OTT (TAGO)
LRTV Documentaries | 10/4/2019


Frontier's Irwin on the Security Benefits of Managed SD-WAN
LRTV Documentaries | 10/3/2019

DALLAS -- Scott Irwin, senior director of SD-WAN for Frontier Communications, explains how Frontier's customers are increasingly moving to a more centralized managed SD-WAN platform.

Facebook's TIP Is Desperate to Add Friends
News Analysis | 10/3/2019

Three and a half years after its birth, the Telecom Infra Project is trying to be more collaborative than confrontational.

Eurobites: Deutsche Telekom & Audi Seek Vorsprung Durch 5G
News Analysis | 10/3/2019

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT lands Spanish government deal; Ericsson completes on Kathrein; Sparkle boosts its presence in Milan; French facial recognition.

Eurobites: Openreach Looks Further Down the Fiber Road
News Analysis | 10/2/2019

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone UK shares 4G spectrum to help bridge rural connectivity divide; Finnish president endures face-time with Trump to thrash out 5G options; smart lighting gets a bit smarter.

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