5G is set to dominate as the key buzz term at this year's Mobile World Congress but there are other pressing 4G matters to address.
AT&T's Tom Keathley discusses the carrier's evolving plans for developing, testing and deploying 5G wireless services over the next few years.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange free to sell BT stake; SAP slaps Trump over travel restrictions; game on for TV sports rights.
Keysight says the deal will enhance its test and measurement opportunities in 5G, IoT, security, application performance monitoring and network visibility.
The chip company reported record quarterly and annual revenue, despite being in the middle of a major transformation it embarked upon in 2016 in response to the slow dissolution of its bread-and-butter enterprise business.
It's good to be in cable, especially if you're Comcast.
New CEO Börje Ekholm says Ericsson must become more profitable if it is to flourish in the long run but admits he is still formulating his strategic vision.
During Qualcomm's Q1 analyst call, company execs quickly got the particulars of the quarterly report out of the way in order to respond to Apple's legal onslaught against it, which included not one but two new lawsuits filed in China.
There's plenty going on in Asia/Pacific these days, but the past week has been dominated by Samsung's ups and downs.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Finnish providers asked to cap their wholesale prices; FTTH Council Europe counts the cost of fiber; Microsoft quashes Brexit fears.
There was a time when it looked like Verizon might give up on Fios, but the telco is once again touting fiber to the home as a success story.
Verizon capex expectations for 2017 are in the flat to down range as CFO predicts 2017 revenue will be consistent with 2016.
The South Korean electronics giant has held up remarkably well in the face of exploding phablets and a bribery scandal.
Also in today's guaranteed alternative-fact-free edition of the EMEA regional roundup: Infinera does DWDM in western Europe; Nokia and SKT get mission-critical in Poland; Sky focuses on original content; UK fiber moves.
There are only three FCC Commissioners today, and rumor has it that one of them could soon be the new Chairman.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Facebook to build data center in Denmark; Telenor predicts social media fatigue; Sky Deutschland signs back-up deal.
Checking in with Nokia's North American CTO on 'iconic projects' moving 5G forward in 2017.
Verizon buying Comcast or Charter? Preposterous! Except...
In a no-growth future, service providers will need to focus more keenly on cost savings and efficiency gains.
But how will these jobs be distributed globally?
Börje Ekholm started his new job as the CEO of Ericsson today – here are 10 things I'd like to see in his first 10 weeks at the helm of the Swedish giant.
Partners Cisco and Ericsson are to build a distributed telco cloud architecture for Vodafone Hutchison Australia and it's a deployment likely to attract a lot of attention.
South Korean investigators want to arrest Samsung's de-facto boss in a corruption probe.
Four of Europe's biggest service providers share details of their evolving views about 5G technology and the 5G strategies they will pursue.
Heavy Reading's Roz Roseboro talks about how virtualization is impacting data center evolution.
Boingo's CTO Derek Peterson discusses how wireless operators will address the needs of low-bandwidth and high-bandwidth apps at the same time.
UK mobile operator says revenues would be dropping more sharply were it not for the rollout of next-generation technologies.
Ericsson CTO Ulf Ewaldsson suggests that what 5G promises today is just a glimpse of what it will enable tomorrow.
The response to cyber attacks has to be faster and more efficient, according to AT&T's top security poobah.
An interop test conducted by Verizon demonstrates the possibility of using multiple vendors in concert for NG-PON2 deployments. It's an important step for NG-PON2's viability as an upgrade to current PON technology.
Singaporean operator is rolling out a number of more advanced 4G features in preparation for a 5G future.
The forthcoming 5G standard sounds impressive, but it seems unlikely to reinvigorate the telco business.
Pre-5G activity in Asia and the US does not mean Europe will lag on actual 5G rollout, but it points to the ebbing of European influence.
Leading European operators pour scorn on '5G' hype emanating from other parts of the world.
Chinese equipment maker is said to be on the verge of slashing jobs at its network and handset businesses.
A trade war with China could decimate the smartphone market.
Could the success of 4.5G have a big influence on operators' 5G strategies?
Are we ready for 'Vericast,' Trump telcoms and a simple sticker price for a 'mobile Internet' connection? T-Mobile is betting on it.
Also in today's EMEA regional news roundup: AsiaInfo cuts UK jobs; what UK SMEs spend on comms; Ericsson targets WiFi with Cisco.
Intel to take on Qualcomm and Samsung in emerging 5G modem fray.
Intelligence and data-processing capabilities will continue to move to the edge of networks, even if mobile operators do not see fog computing as a short-term priority, says a new report from Heavy Reading.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Intel confirms HERE stake; Vodafone and Huawai achieve 1.35 Gbit/s in Romania over LTE; Ericsson does VR at CES; heads-up on smart hairbrushes.
AT&T and friends get ready for 5G tests in the second half of 2017.
Heavy Reading's Gabriel Brown details the 5G disruption expected for 2017 and beyond.