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SK Telecom Claims 5G Trial Milestone
News Analysis | 3/31/2016

South Korean operator completes trials of 28GHz-based 5G services in partnership with Samsung.

600MHz Auction Could Take Months to Shake Out
News Analysis | 3/31/2016

It has started now but it could be months before mobile operators start bidding, which makes 600MHz another candidate for 5G, according to the FCC.

IoT's Year Zero
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 3/30/2016

Mobile World Congress served to underline how 2016 will be a pivotal year for the Internet of Things.

CORD Helps SK Telecom's User Responsiveness
LRTV Interviews | 3/30/2016

SK Telecom is mobilizing Central Office Re-architected as a Data Center (CORD) to take advantage of virtualization, faster responsiveness to user needs, reducing the load on the backhaul and moving content closer to the network edge, says Kang-Won Lee, SVP of Research and Development at SK Telecom.

Leading Lights 2016: There's Still Time
Shades of Ray | 3/29/2016

There's still time to enter this year's Leading Lights awards -- here are the details you need.

T-Mobile Seeks FCC License for 5G Tests
News Analysis | 3/28/2016

T-Mobile is the latest US carrier to ask the FCC for a 5G millimeter wave radio test license.

Wi-Fi First & Foremost
Column | 3/25/2016

How cable operators can prepare to grasp the mobility opportunity.

5G: Rewriting the Comms Rule Book
Shades of Ray | 3/24/2016

The impending arrival of 5G will create a whole new generation gap.

NFV App Architecture Must Improve – Tele2
News Analysis | 3/24/2016

While Tele2 is pressing ahead with the virtualization of its networks, its chief operating officer has a few bugbears about the current state of NFV technology.

FCC's Wheeler: Go High for 5G, 600MHz Switch Will Be Slow
News Analysis | 3/24/2016

FCC's chairman talks spectrum to the powers-that-be in D.C.

Cisco Builds Its House on the Cloud
Wagner’s Ring | 3/23/2016

The company reorganization disclosed this week – including the departure of longtime service provider chief Kelly Ahuja – signals a fundamental realignment of Cisco and the industry around cloud computing.

Tele2 Gets 5G-Ready With NFV Moves
News Analysis | 3/23/2016

Pan-European operator backs OpenStack and says virtualization will broaden the range of services it can offer customers.

5G: As Close as You'll Get to a Jet Pack!
Jonestown | 3/22/2016

Welcome one and all to our new 5G site!

WiC Radio: Boingo's Tech Diversity Mandate
Que Sera Sarah | 3/22/2016

Join WiC and Boingo CTO Derek Peterson and VP of Marketing Lauren de la Fuente for a radio show on Thursday at 1PM ET on how they are recruiting more women.

Ericsson's CTO on a 5G Future
Column | 3/22/2016

We are now in the midst of a journey to 5G, says Ericsson's Ewaldsson, one that will require more co-operation across diverse industries than the mobile world has ever seen.

Why 5G? Where Is the Value?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 3/22/2016

5G offers a great opportunity to re-write the industry playbook for a new era, but how that happens is important.

Leading Lights Deadline Looms
News Analysis | 3/21/2016

Hurry up folks -- you've got only days to hit the entry deadline for this year's Leading Lights awards.

Ericsson Seeks Female PhDs to Define the Future
Mentor Monday | 3/21/2016

Research boss Sara Mazur advises females in ICT: pick an area you're interested in, do a great job, pick the right company and manager and be vocal about what you want.

Meet the Force Behind Ericsson's 5G
News Analysis | 3/17/2016

Sara Mazur, the head of Ericsson Research, says she has the coolest job in the world – developing the technologies that will power the future. Up now: 5G.

CORD Opens Door to Virtual Reality & More
News Analysis | 3/16/2016

Operators see CORD as a means of enabling network innovation.

Eurobites: Altice Preps Gigabit Launch With Arris
News Analysis | 3/16/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Huawei powers Finland-Germany link; Sky falls foul of ad authority; Proximus creates "smart mobility" joint venture.

Sprint Gets Speedy With Samsung S7
News Analysis | 3/16/2016

Carrier aggregation takes Sprint up to 300 Mbit/s downlink in the lab.

CORD Connecting as ONOS Expands
News Analysis | 3/14/2016

Open source community is growing and its primary use case, for the evolution of the central office, is driving much of that growth, this week demonstrating two new flavors.

T-Mobile Eyes 4G Growth & 5G Standards
News Analysis | 3/11/2016

T-Mobile CFO says Verizon's rush to 5G is driven by a burning need for new spectrum.

Sprint: We're Building a 5G-Ready Network, Not a 4G Relic
News Analysis | 3/10/2016

'Densification' will help lay the groundwork for a 5G network, Sprint CFO says.

Infinera Claims Fronthaul Coup in Hong Kong
News Analysis | 3/9/2016

Hutchison Global Communications deploys vendor's fronthaul transport gear to offer wholesale services to Hong Kong's mobile operators.

Equinix Taps Facebook as Open Source Data Center Collaborator
News Analysis | 3/9/2016

Interconnection giant will use Wedge 100 switches developed by Facebook and contributed to OCP and collaborate on open source ecosystem.

Technology Won't Save the Telcos
News Analysis | 3/7/2016

New network technologies will not help telcos to reinvent themselves.

CEO Chat With Gigamon's Paul Hooper
Between the CEOs | 3/7/2016

In the heart of the Silicon Valley, Steve Saunders, CEO of Light Reading, sits down with Gigamon CEO Paul Hooper to discuss the Gigamon success story, virtualization, 5G and the other new hot trends in the industry.

Eurobites: Germany Gets Tough With Facebook
News Analysis | 3/2/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: smartphones spreading more malware; ADVA joins 5G initiative; major subsea link lands in France.

5G Teaser From SK Telecom
Shades of Ray | 3/2/2016

At MWC 2016, SK Telecom provided a glimpse of the kind of services we can expect in a 5G world.

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