Regional carrier Nex-Tech Wireless replaced its DAS system at a Fort Hays stadium with Airvana's C-RAN small cell system for more affordable LTE coverage.
Broadcom SVP Rich Nelson offers a primer on DOCSIS 3.1.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: KPN acquires IS Group; MTN CEO resigns; Deutsche Telekom wants women on its boards.
To unlock the virtual core opportunity, mobile operators need new service models, with associated revenue, to drive the business case.
Prodip Sen, CTO of the Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) business unit at HP, talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the four stages of the NFV journey.
Sprint slows spending but is expected to ramp up again later in the year.
Hear what the Leading Lights 2015 winners had to say after they picked up their awards in Chicago.
Well funded South Korean MVNO that went under in 2008 has quietly relaunched to try again with its low-cost wireless service on Sprint's network in the US.
IBM is building the foundations of a new business unit to focus on communications service providers, according to senior executives, and is set to unleash its SDN and NFV proposition.
The Austrian incumbent is due to announce that another of its eastern European subsidiaries has become an all-IP player.
Comcast has released an Open Cable Automated Test Solution, allowing licensees to test set-top features in a simulated real-world environment.
The Taiwanese operator is reported to be involved in a consortium looking to pay $2.3 billion for control of China Network Systems.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Allot disappoints; Proximus dismisses KPN takeover talk; UPC buys Irish broadcaster.
A public service announcement calling attention to the perils of a hyper-connected society.
Guavus CEO Anukool Lakhina tells Light Reading CEO and founder Steve Saunders how the analytics tools developed for telcos are applicable to the transportation industry.
In a bid to retain customers, incumbents are expanding their 3G networks before RJio launches 4G services in December.
With wireless traffic growing a staggering 100,000% 2007-14, AT&T has to adapt.
Mellanox offers a complete 10/25/40/50/56/100Gbit/s solution that delivers industry-leading performance, scalability, reliability and efficiency for optimal application performance and data center ROI.
Anshul Sadana answers questions from Steve Saunders, Light Reading's founder and CEO, about Arista's CloudVision, a global cloud network controller for workload orchestration and workflow automation delivering a turnkey solution for cloud networking.
The French incumbent has an ambitious target for the shutdown of its global PSTN networks.
Following the leads of CBS, HBO, Showtime and others, A&E Networks has become the latest major programmer to launch its own online video service, Lifetime Movie Club.
Alcatel-Lucent has struck frame agreements with China Mobile and China Unicom for fixed, mobile, IP, optical and NFV and SDN technology valued at up to US$1.3 billion.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Bharti Airtel sells towers in Africa; EE hit by ₤1 million Ofcom fine; France and China get it on.
But the bar it has set is really, really low, according to a recent Dell study.
Bloomberg reports that the US Justice Dept. is ready to sign off on AT&T's proposed $48.5 billion purchase of DirecTV with no conditions, leaving just the FCC to act.
The French incumbent has announced some ambitious growth targets and virtualization moves in Africa and the Middle East.
As part of its global carrier cloud expansion strategy NTT Communications is set to acquire a data center operator in Indonesia and is looking at adding to its assets in Europe.
Black Lotus buy will increase pace at which Level 3's DDoS mitigation services develop and help network operator move to predicting problems.
Gemalto adds a new product to its SafeNet family to address growing high-speed encryption needs in networking.
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler sees network virtualization as a tipping point that will make the impact of the Internet as great as that of railroad and telegraph networks of the 19th century.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Huawei and UAE operator du work on mobile broadband; Dixons Carphone to run stores for Sprint; 'father of SMS' dies.
Procera delivers new data perspectives on SoftBank's LTE network in Japan.
The steady drumbeat of progress continues on as new groups are formed, R&D centers opened, timelines presented and strategies refined for making 5G a reality by 2020.
India's government launches an ambitious Digital India initiative aimed at digitally empowering Indian citizens.
Eight weeks in to getting gigabit Internet service over fiber-to-the-home, I still can't answer that question.
Time Warner Cable wins patent for targeted video advertising technology.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Danish joint venture appoints CEO; Interoute throws down the gauntlet; Italian quartet face the music.
Takeover to help Cisco address growing security threats as more devices become Internet-enabled.
Cries of foul play in network interconnection arrangements aren't always as simple as they seem.