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Google's Joshi: 5G Opportunities Will Be Huge for Women in Comms
LRTV Interviews | 10/31/2019

Prajakta Joshi says 5G deployments will provide huge opportunities for women in comms.

The Mysterious Case of the Improving iPhone
News Analysis | 10/31/2019

Apple's iPhone 11 is virtually indistinguishable from the iPhone XS, but CEO Tim Cook has been 'thrilled' by the response to it in the run-up to Halloween.

Chinese Operators Start Selling 5G at a Big Discount
News Analysis | 10/31/2019

China Mobile is selling 5G at a 30% discount to 4G – and that's just one of the reasons that 5G in China could expand far more quickly than in the US and elsewhere.

BT Takes Cash Flow Hit With 5G Launch
News Analysis | 10/31/2019

The UK telecom incumbent is on track to meet full-year targets but faces growing investment challenges and pricing concerns.

SK Telecom Gets a Slight 5G Bump
News Analysis | 10/31/2019

The impact of 5G in South Korea should offer some encouragement to operators that are just launching the technology.

Eurobites: Eir Turns On 5G, With Ericsson Assist
News Analysis | 10/31/2019

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Swisscom on the down-slope in Q3; T-Systems forges blockchain link with Malta; Telia bankrolls Finnish fiber rollout.

Apple-Led Coalition Takes Pro-US Stance in 6GHz Battle Against Ericsson, Huawei
News Analysis | 10/31/2019

A group of US-based tech companies is accusing Ericsson and Huawei of trying to delay WiFi 6 by asking the FCC to include the 6GHz spectrum band in an ITU study.

Boingo's CEO Eyes the In-Building Opportunity for 5G
LRTV Interviews | 10/30/2019

Boingo, which manages WiFi and cellular networks inside large venues around the country, is preparing to enter the 5G world, CEO Mike Finley explains.

AT&T Lowers Unlimited Pricing, Promises 5G Details Later This Year
News Analysis | 10/30/2019

AT&T reduced the cost of its cheapest unlimited plan by $5/month, following a similar move by Verizon just three months ago.

Apple's 5G iPhone Plans May Be Getting Clearer
News Analysis | 10/30/2019

A new report indicates that Apple could release three new iPhones next year that all support 5G across spectrum bands ranging from 700MHz to 28GHz.

Nokia Hires 350 R&D Experts to Fix 5G Problems
News Analysis | 10/30/2019

Finnish vendor is under pressure to reduce 5G product costs after choosing expensive components and being let down by a supplier.

Operators Starting to Face Up to 5G Power Cost
News Analysis | 10/30/2019

The cost of running new 5G networks in parallel with older systems could be huge, according to the latest research.

AT&T & Verizon Are Stingy on Capex, Despite 5G Deployments
News Analysis | 10/30/2019

AT&T reduced its capital expenditure from $23 billion this year to $20 billion next year, and Verizon also reported capex figures lower than some analysts expected. What does that mean for 5G? That's unclear.

Can Ajit Pai Split the C-Band Baby for 5G Victory?
DanoVision | 10/29/2019

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has a difficult decision to make about exactly how to auction C-Band spectrum for 5G. Hanging in the balance are potentially billions of dollars.

China Operators Head Into 5G With Lackluster Results
News Analysis | 10/29/2019

China's telcos will be hoping 5G provides some uplift after reporting another set of weak results.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: UK Coverage, Monetizing 5G & Nokia
LRTV Documentaries | 10/29/2019

Scott and Iain from Light Reading are joined by returning special guest telecoms analyst William Webb this week.

Eurobites: Orange Bruised in Spain as Africa Delivers
News Analysis | 10/29/2019

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: UK poised to let Huawei remain; Telecom Italia plans digital renaissance; EE beats Vodafone in Birmingham.

India Court Decision a Massive Blow for Telcos
News Analysis | 10/29/2019

Indian authorities say telcos owe them another $13.9 billion in various fees. The bill could drive one player out of business.

T-Mobile Preps 600MHz 5G Launch, Expects Sprint Deal to Close in Early 2020
News Analysis | 10/28/2019

T-Mobile touts another solid quarter as company remains confident the Sprint merger will get done early next year.

FCC Moves Toward Ripping Huawei, ZTE Equipment Out of US Networks
News Analysis | 10/28/2019

The FCC moved forward on a proceeding that would ban some US telecom companies from purchasing equipment from Chinese suppliers. The agency also proposed ripping existing Chinese equipment out of US networks.

AT&T Bows to Some Elliot Management Demands
News Analysis | 10/28/2019

CEO says he won't leave in 2020, but AT&T is looking for new CEO candidates in the longer term.

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.

Ho Hum! Another Blah Quarter for Fios
Breznick Unbound | 10/28/2019

Verizon's fiber-based broadband and video platform chalks up sluggish data sub gains with so-so video sub losses once again in its Q3 earnings report.

Nokia's 5G Chip Choice Leaves It Exposed
News Analysis | 10/28/2019

Weak profitability at the Finnish vendor's fledgling 5G business leaves it vulnerable to a market share grab by its main European rival.

Eurobites: VEON Lands Digital Dynamic Duo
News Analysis | 10/28/2019

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: ARM extends helping hand to Huawei; Kellner's empire grows; Ofcom plots next 5G auction.

Ericsson Looks to Clear Policy, Logistical Roadblocks to US 5G
News Analysis | 10/28/2019

Ericsson's Niklas Heuveldop said he's trying to shift the company's focus in the US from just selling equipment to removing obstacles for the company's customers in general.

Verizon CEO Says Fixed 5G Will Grow in 2020
News Analysis | 10/25/2019

Verizon's Hans Vestberg says the company's remodeled '5G Home' product is poised for a resurgence in the second half of next year.

Unlocking the 5G Core
LRTV Documentaries | 10/25/2019

Verizon and Sprint execs weigh in on what will change in mobile networks – and what's possible – when moving from a 4G to 5G network core.

Pivotal Tackles FWA 'Shadowing' as It Readies 5G Products
News Analysis | 10/25/2019

Pivotal will release its first commercial millimeter-wave 28GHz subscriber units in December this year.

Aurora Insight Nets $18M in VC Funding for Spectrum Mapping Tool
News Analysis | 10/25/2019

Startup Aurora Insight said it raised $18 million in a Series A round of funding from the likes of Alsop Louie Partners, True Ventures, Tippet Venture Partners, Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund, Promus Ventures, Alumni Ventures Group, ValueStream Ventures and Intellectus Partners.

Eurobites: UK Govt Offers £500M Carrot to Sort Out Mobile's Rural 'Not-Spots'
News Analysis | 10/25/2019

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Allison Kirkby heads back over the bridge; ARM plans to continue doing business with Huawei; Q3 revenue falls at Proximus and KPN.

Early Usage of 5G Off the Charts, but Profits May Not Be
DanoVision | 10/25/2019

Sprint confirmed that its first 5G customers are consuming three to five times more data than its 4G customers. This certainly indicates demand, but it also raises questions about how operators will profit from 5G.

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.

MWC Los Angeles: When 5G Hits the Fan
LRTV Documentaries | 10/24/2019

Light Reading's Mike Dano and Phil Harvey recap MWC Los Angeles. The show touted big business as a 5G catalyst. So where were the enterprise heavy hitters?

China Broadband Seeks Path Back to Profit
News Analysis | 10/24/2019

China's broadband market has been in a funk, but improvements could be around the corner.

Huawei Has Everything to Lose With Telenor Norway
News Analysis | 10/24/2019

Squeezed out of business with rival Telia, the Chinese vendor could suffer another setback unless Telenor opts for a single-vendor 5G strategy.

The Rise & Rise of Private Networks
LRTV Interviews | 10/24/2019

Ahead of the upcoming 'Private Networks in a 5G World' event in London, Heavy Reading principal analyst Gabriel Brown explains why the arrival of 5G is lighting a fire under the private networks sector.

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.

Eurobites: GSMA Wants Europe to Catch the Millimeter Wave
News Analysis | 10/24/2019

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange promotes startups and more in Russia and Senegal; ADVA's Q3 hit by US trade policy; Deutsche Telekom defends its smart speaker set-up.

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.

Here Are the US Military's Plans for 5G
News Analysis | 10/23/2019

The US Department of Defense released its plans to test 5G technology for applications such as VR training and warehouse logistics.

Verizon, Corning Team for 5G in Factories
News Analysis | 10/23/2019

Verizon and Corning plan to install 5G in Corning's fiber-making plant in Hickory, N.C., to test what the technology can do in a manufacturing environment.

5G Discourse Veering Ever So Slightly Toward Xenophobia
DanoVision | 10/23/2019

While some companies have been loudly touting their reliance on US suppliers, it's unclear how far that trend might progress before causing concerns among international suppliers.

T-Mobile to Launch Lowband 5G Earlier Than Previously Scheduled
News Analysis | 10/23/2019

T-Mobile said it will launch 5G on its 600MHz spectrum to 200 million Americans by the end of this year, ahead of previous expectations.

Making the Case for 5G
News Analysis | 10/23/2019

5G business models are emerging – including some pleasant surprises – even though the technology is still in its infancy.

Orange CEO: Telecom Supply Chain at Risk
News Analysis | 10/23/2019

The boss of France's biggest operator warns the industry that fragmentation of the market could be a costly disaster for the global 5G standard.

AT&T, Vodafone Team Up to Make NB-IoT Less Dull
News Analysis | 10/23/2019

European and US operators announce a new roaming agreement that could spark the interest of customers with transatlantic operations.

Eurobites: Bonnier Acquisition Still on Track, Says Telia
News Analysis | 10/23/2019

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telenor earnings down in Q3; Deutsche Telekom unit goes large on blockchain; Nokia's new switches tweaked for 5G cloud RAN.

Huawei in 'Early' Talks to License Its 5G Tech to a 'Couple' of US Companies
News Analysis | 10/23/2019

Huawei VP says the company has started discussing the licensing of its 5G technology to a couple of unnamed US companies.

Gogo Goes All-American for 5G Network
News Analysis | 10/23/2019

After getting burned using equipment from China's ZTE for a 4G upgrade, Gogo will tap Cisco, Airspan and First RF for a 5G network that will beam Internet connections to airplanes.

Sprint Boasts of 5G Expansion… but Not Too Much
News Analysis | 10/22/2019

Sprint says its new 5G network is much faster than its 4G network, and bigger than any other 5G network in the country. But Sprint still argues that its merger with T-Mobile is necessary for a wider 5G network.

Like Deadpool, ZTE Is Hideously Disfigured but Alive
Morris Lore | 10/22/2019

The Chinese equipment vendor has lost 20% of staff and is smaller than it was four years ago, but it keeps on going.

Verizon to Give Away Disney+ to Mobile, Home Broadband Subs
News Analysis | 10/22/2019

As the exclusive wireless partner for Disney+, Verizon will offer a free year of the OTT service to new and existing 4G and 5G unlimited subs, as well as to new Fios and 5G Home Internet customers.

China's Rigged Telecom Market Keeps Nordic Firms in Huawei's Shadow
Morris Lore | 10/22/2019

Ericsson and Nokia remain extras on the set of China's mobile infrastructure drama, and Huawei's starring role supports its overseas ambitions.

Eurobites: Scrapping of Rights Issue Casts More Doubt on Swiss Sunrise-UPC Deal
News Analysis | 10/22/2019

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Three UK pilots LPWA network; Ericsson wants to accelerate 5G RAN with Nvidia; BICS extends European footprint.

T-Mobile Flips Colorado in Pursuit of Sprint Merger
News Analysis | 10/21/2019

After receiving new promises from both Dish Network and T-Mobile, Colorado joined Mississippi in reversing its position and supporting the proposed merger of Sprint and T-Mobile.

Verizon Relaunches Fixed Wireless Service With 5G NR, DIY Installs
News Analysis | 10/21/2019

Verizon turns to self installations and the 5G NR specification for its refreshed 5G Home fixed wireless Internet service.

China Operators Brace for Portability
News Analysis | 10/21/2019

Will the introduction of mobile number portability threaten China Mobile's dominant position?

Eurobites: Ericsson Adds Brain-Power to Its RAN Technology
News Analysis | 10/21/2019

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: VEON trials 5G in Kazakhstan; T-Systems launches private cloud trial with VMware; Openet and Evergent combine on BSS.

EdgePresence Joins Rush to Build Mini Data Centers for Tower Companies
News Analysis | 10/21/2019

EdgePresence is joining a number of other data center providers in looking to build mini data centers in locations around the country.

Dish Network Seeks Companies to Build Its 5G Network
News Analysis | 10/21/2019

Dish Network plans to release its third RFP for its planned 5G network, this one focusing on the physical work that will be required to install its antennas on top of cell towers.

India's RJio Is Still Adding 10M Customers a Month
News Analysis | 10/21/2019

The Indian operator continues to record dramatic increases in subscriber numbers, but customers are spending less.

Crown Castle: No Plans for Edge Data Centers
News Analysis | 10/18/2019

Crown Castle's CEO said he doesn't see edge computing data centers 'playing a significant role in our long-term strategy.' Crown Castle's main rivals, American Tower and SBA Communications, are taking a different path.

Verizon to Acquire More AWS-3, mmWave Spectrum
News Analysis | 10/18/2019

Verizon is looking to purchase a number of spectrum licenses across the AWS-3 and mmWave bands, moves that show the operator continues to look for more spectrum holdings.

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.'

Singapore Sets Aggressive Standalone Target as It Launches 5G Race
News Analysis | 10/18/2019

Singapore is pressing ahead with its rollout of 5G technology based on the newer, standalone variant.

Eurobites: BT Helps Steer Belfast Harbor Into Smarter Waters
News Analysis | 10/18/2019

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BBC disbands virtual reality team; Nokia powers 5G at Helsinki mega-mall; OBS adds IoT to greenskeepers' armory.

US 5G Industry to Investigate Supply Chain Security
News Analysis | 10/17/2019

The Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions is probing how to shore up security for the supply chain for 5G, action that arrives amid concerns over Chinese suppliers like Huawei and ZTE.

Chickens & Eggs Frustrate Operators' Quest for 5G Revenues
News Analysis | 10/17/2019

Yes, wireless operators in the US and elsewhere are building 5G networks. But how exactly they're going to make money from those networks remains a bit unclear.

Altiostar Gets Telefónica Investment in Latest Open RAN Boost
News Analysis | 10/17/2019

The US software company adds the Spanish telco to its impressive list of investors as operators scout for alternatives to the big kit vendors.

Ericsson Lifts Outlook as It Targets a Bigger Role in China
News Analysis | 10/17/2019

Swedish equipment vendor expects 2020 sales to be at least 9% higher than last year's figure and has also raised guidance for profitability.

'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.

Forget 5G, Soon Skynet Will Rule Our Airwaves
DanoVision | 10/17/2019

If you like cage matches, AI-powered killer robots and 1980s sci-fi movies, you'll love the Spectrum Collaboration Challenge from the Pentagon's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).

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.

M&A Creeps Up on Edge Computing Players
News Analysis | 10/16/2019

While edge computing in the mobile and 5G space remains a nascent area, companies such as Intel, EQT, SBA and EdgeConneX are all linked to deals or merger-and-acquisition chatter in this burgeoning sector.

Eurobites: AWS Cloud Is a Drug, Says French Minister
News Analysis | 10/16/2019

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: UK skeptical on 5G; Brussels gets tough with Broadcom; giving small cells a makeover.

Huawei Brushes Aside US Blacklist as It Boosts Sales 24%
News Analysis | 10/16/2019

Chinese equipment giant posts dramatic growth in numbers despite US penalties.

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.

Hong Kong Set for 2020 5G Launch After $128M Auction
News Analysis | 10/16/2019

5G services could arrive quickly after an auction of important midband spectrum.

US 5G Networks Marked by Paltry Coverage, Unimpressive Speeds, Independent Tests Show
News Analysis | 10/16/2019

It's early days, but uneven performance is among the key takeaways highlighted in the first public, comprehensive and independent tests of US 5G networks by IHS Markit's RootMetrics.

5G Signal Boosters Show Up Ahead of Regulations
News Analysis | 10/15/2019

FCC regulations haven't yet caught up with startups' 5G plans.

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.

Quectel Claims 5G Data Call With Millimeter-Wave IoT Module
News Analysis | 10/15/2019

Quectel tests 5G IoT mmWave module, AsusTek slated to use it in next-gen laptops.

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

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

Startup Celona Targets Private LTE & 5G for Enterprise
News Analysis | 10/15/2019

Celona, a startup stemming from CommScope's purchase of Ruckus, is targeting the market for enterprises building their own private 5G and LTE wireless networks, eschewing WiFi.

Apple's 5G Modem Pegged for a 2022 Introduction
News Analysis | 10/14/2019

Apple is reportedly planning to release a 5G modem as early as 2022, possibly joining Samsung and Huawei in that select group and align with Apple's push to become a vertically integrated company.

Why Many Operators Just Can't Quit 2G
News Analysis | 10/14/2019

Like old-fashioned rock and roll, 2G just refuses to die.

India Opens 5G Door to Huawei at IMC
News Analysis | 10/14/2019

Authorities have allowed the controversial Chinese vendor to participate in demos at an industry event, suggesting it may be allowed into the country's 5G market.

Eurobites: Telenor Takes 5G to the Arctic
News Analysis | 10/14/2019

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: VodafoneZiggo virtualizes with Amdocs; Batelco analyzes with Ericsson; the Queen lays down the law on UK broadband.

ZenFi CEO: More Small Cells on the Way in NYC
News Analysis | 10/11/2019

ZenFi's CEO says that 1000s more small cells are waiting to be approved in the NYC area.

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.

T-Mobile Takes Sprint Merger Battle Down to State Level
News Analysis | 10/10/2019

T-Mobile recently inked two separate agreements with two state attorneys general to get support for its proposed merger with Sprint. How far will T-Mobile go to get the deal approved?

TM Pitches to Build Malaysia's National 5G Network
News Analysis | 10/10/2019

Malaysia's fixed-line incumbent wants to be the country's only operator of a 5G network.

Europe Sounds Alarm About 'Single Supplier' 5G Deals
News Analysis | 10/10/2019

Recent deals signed by the likes of Telia, Three and Telecom Italia are under an uncomfortable spotlight after the publication of a new report about 5G security.

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.

MWC Los Angeles Won't Get a 5G Bump
News Analysis | 10/10/2019

The GSMA expects to attract roughly the same number of attendees to its Los Angeles event – between 22,000 and 23,000 – this year as it did in 2018, despite the introduction of 5G in the US market.

AT&T to Begin Standalone 5G Rollout Next Year
News Analysis | 10/9/2019

AT&T plans to deploy standalone 5G in 2020, which will boost enterprise applications for 5G.

AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon Stand Up for mmWave Auction, but Cable Is MIA Again
News Analysis | 10/9/2019

Some of the nation's biggest telecom companies – including AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and Dish Network – appear to be planning to participate in the FCC's upcoming mmWave spectrum auction. But big cable companies are missing in action.

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.

BT Gives Convergence Another Bash, but 'Halo' Looks Far From Heavenly
News Analysis | 10/9/2019

A push into bundles is not going to guarantee success for the ailing UK telco amid a blizzard of competitive and regulatory challenges.

AT&T, Verizon Cheer Broadband Maps – Except for 5G
News Analysis | 10/9/2019

AT&T and Verizon have voiced support for the FCC's efforts to obtain accurate maps of broadband access in the US. But they argued 5G should not be included in those maps.

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.

AT&T's Wheelus: From Mechanization to Automation
News Analysis | 10/9/2019

Much of what's talked about as automation is actually mechanization, says AT&T's Amy Wheelus, and the distinction is key as telcos head into the 5G world.

5G Will Save Semiconductor Industry, IHS Predicts
News Analysis | 10/8/2019

The global semiconductor industry is nearing the trough of a massive decline due to oversupply issues, but according to a new report from IHS Markit | Technology, 5G will help rectify the situation.

Telia Norway Goes All Ericsson on 5G & Dumps Huawei
News Analysis | 10/8/2019

The Norwegian operator will eventually have an all-Ericsson radio access network for all the different technologies, a senior executive tells Light Reading.

Eurobites: Cellnex Buys Arqiva's Towers Unit for £2B
News Analysis | 10/8/2019

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Netcracker lands OSS deal with Deutsche Telekom; Nokia hopes to make squillions from Quillion chipset; Telia Norway goes all in with Ericsson for 5G RAN.

US May Fund Ericsson, Nokia in Huawei Fight – Report
News Analysis | 10/8/2019

The Trump administration is also taking a close interest in open RAN technologies, and proponents such as Altiostar, as it looks to support alternatives to the Chinese equipment giant.

Billionaire Michael Dell Backs New Call for 5G in 12GHz Spectrum
News Analysis | 10/8/2019

Through his family's private investment firm, billionaire Michael Dell is pushing the FCC to enact new rules that would allow 5G operations in the 12GHz spectrum band.

Wireless Carriers Seed Inventors to Spur 5G Growth
News Analysis | 10/7/2019

T-Mobile is the latest carrier to look for ways to encourage inventors and other entrepreneurs to develop new products and services for 5G.

Vodafone CEO 'Fast Tracks' OpenRAN in Challenge to Ericsson, Huawei, Nokia
News Analysis | 10/7/2019

One of the telecom's industry's top executives is backing trials of open RAN technology as a way of bringing more competition into the network market.

China Telcos Rack Up 9M 5G Advance Subs
News Analysis | 10/7/2019

But the telcos are not displaying enough 5G ambition for some government authorities.

Evolving Service Assurance to Support 5G
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 10/7/2019

Among the many considerations facing network operators as they make the leap into the 5G world, service assurance is right up there with the toughest, as CSP executives will explain at the upcoming Software-Driven Operations summit in London.

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.

Telcos Must Get More Enterprising in 5G
Column | 10/4/2019

A new study from BearingPoint shows that CSPs have a lot of work ahead of them if they are to appeal to enterprise customers.

For Trump's Attack Dogs, There's No Stopping Huawei
News Analysis | 10/4/2019

Most governments and operators have shown little inclination to heed US warnings about the consequences of using Chinese suppliers.

Eurobites: Telefónica Wheels 5G Into the Operating Theater
News Analysis | 10/4/2019

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: 5G arrives at London train stations; EBU wants 5G-Broadcast mode; UK doesn't want Facebook encryption.

US Cellular Plots 600MHz 5G in Iowa & Wisconson in Early 2020
News Analysis | 10/4/2019

The fifth-largest mobile carrier in the US will be one of the first in the country with lowband 5G.

Like Politics, All 5G Is Local
News Analysis | 10/4/2019

Denver city officials acknowledge that 5G could dramatically improve residents' lives, but ongoing concerns over permitting for and radiation from 5G cell sites remain obstacles.

The 'Ostiguide' to Observability
LRTV Interviews | 10/4/2019

At 5G Asia, Accedian's founder and Executive Chairman Patrick Ostiguy explains the difference between 'observability' and visibility for monitoring and service assurance of 5G networks.

Trump Praises Finland's Nokia While Touting US 5G Leadership
News Analysis | 10/3/2019

President Trump called out Nokia and its US operations during a press event with Finland's president. The CWA union wasted no time in calling out the situation.

Mavenir Opens Radio R&D Unit in Ericsson's Backyard
News Analysis | 10/3/2019

When the time came to open a new R&D facility focused on radio technology, the US software company could find no better place than Stockholm.

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.

Revamping the IT Stack for 5G
LRTV Interviews | 10/3/2019

At the recent 5G Asia event in Singapore, MATRIXX Software CTO Marc Price talked about the importance of cloud-native functionality as service providers revamp their IT stacks as part of their 5G strategies.

Charter Envisions a Fixed Wireless Triple-Play With CBRS
News Analysis | 10/2/2019

Charter's Craig Cowden expands on the MSO's interests and intentions involving the CBRS band and provides updates on the company's recent set of fixed wireless, mobile-facing 'dual-SIM' market trials.

ETSI Tackles AI Security
News Analysis | 10/2/2019

New specification group at ETSI is 'exceptionally important,' says industry analyst.

Six Months of 5G: What We've Learned From South Korea
News Analysis | 10/2/2019

What has gone well and what has gone badly for South Korea's early 5G movers?

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.

Inside T-Mobile's New 'Home Internet' Business
DanoVision | 10/2/2019

A deep dive into T-Mobile's fixed wireless service over LTE – complete with detailed commentary from a current customer – offers some interesting insights into what it means for Internet service in the future.

The Importance of Culture Management in a 5G World
LRTV Interviews | 10/2/2019

At the 5G Asia event in Singapore, Ericsson's Rodrigo Beyer Fernandez outlines the cultural changes needed in telco IT operations teams, and the importance of automation, as network operators embrace 5G.

Mentor Spotlight: MATRIXX's Founder on 5G's 'Tremendous' Impact for Women in Comms
Kelsey's Grammar | 10/1/2019

MATRIXX's Founder Jennifer Kyriakakis says 5G will enable the creation of many new opportunities in the telecom industry, especially around microservices, networking, automation and security.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: KPN, 5G Core Summit & Huawei
LRTV Documentaries | 10/1/2019

This week: Dutch ructions at KPN; 5G core, baby; and some good news for Huawei!

Podcast: Where 5G May Be in 5 Years
The Philter | 10/1/2019

Ovum Chief Analyst Ed Barton talks to Light Reading's Ray Le Maistre about the services and opportunities 5G unlocks for consumers – and what new capabilities are just around the corner.

Másmóvil Investors Bullish on Orange 5G Deal
News Analysis | 10/1/2019

Spain's fourth operator has upped its profit expectations after extending an agreement with Orange to cover the use of its 5G networks.

China's CBN Starts 5G Trials Amid Doubts
News Analysis | 10/1/2019

China's smallest 5G operator has begun 5G trials, but it remains a long way behind its bigger rivals.

Eurobites: Ericsson's Latest Smart Factory Nears Completion
News Analysis | 10/1/2019

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Colt hires new marketing boss; ADVA trumpets its eco-commitments; Zain Jordan upgrades its billing systems.