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Nokia's Suri Defends AlcaLu Deal Against Critics
News Analysis | 4/30/2015

Nokia boss insists there will be no repeat of past merger mistakes as company's stock plummets on disappointing first-quarter results.

Nokia Slumps on Networks Malaise
News Analysis | 4/30/2015

Shares in the Finnish equipment maker fell sharply in early-hours trading after its main networks business floundered in the first quarter.

Verizon Builds Key Vendors Into SDN Strategy
News Analysis | 4/28/2015

Network operator plans to converge its wireless and wireline operations with the aid of AlcaLu, Cisco, Nokia, Ericsson and Juniper.

Eurobites: Nokia Quashes Handsets Rumor
News Analysis | 4/28/2015

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: 4G? Stuff it, says Turkey; Swisscom virtualizes with Netcracker; Google salves its news-content conscience.

Poll: Backhaul Presents 5G's Biggest Challenge
Que Sera Sarah | 4/24/2015

One third of nearly 500 voters in Light Reading's recent poll on 5G suggest that upgrading backhaul to support the influx of data traffic coming to 5G will be the toughest challenge.

Ericsson Not Planning Big M&A Response to Nokia/AlcaLu
News Analysis | 4/23/2015

Ericsson's CFO rules out any large-scale M&A in response to Nokia's $16.6 bid for Alcatel-Lucent and sees OSS becoming big business for the Swedish vendor.

CEO Chat With Ulf Ewaldsson, Ericsson
Between the CEOs | 4/23/2015

Light Reading CEO and founder Steve Saunders visited Ericsson's HQ in Kista, Sweden, to discuss industry transformation and the future of communications networks with Ericsson's CTO Ulf Ewaldsson.

Ericsson's CTO Talks Transformation: Pt. II
LRTV Interviews | 4/23/2015

In the second installment of an in-depth two-part interview, Ericsson's CTO Ulf Ewaldsson talks to Light Reading CEO and founder Steve Saunders about cultural change, network slicing and technology advances.

Ericsson's CTO Talks Transformation: Pt. I
LRTV Interviews | 4/23/2015

In the first installment of an in-depth two-part interview, Ericsson's CTO Ulf Ewaldsson talks to Light Reading CEO and founder Steve Saunders about the incredible transformation underway in the communications networking industry.

The 5G Clubs
Que Sera Sarah | 4/23/2015

Light Reading outlines 13 groups that are working to influence the development of 5G, including its standards, spectrum and use cases.

Ericsson Sinks on North American Slowdown
News Analysis | 4/23/2015

Favorable currency movements flatter results as Swedish equipment maker is hit by a fall in business in its biggest regional market.

Ofcom Releases Its 5G mmW Band Play List
News Analysis | 4/20/2015

UK regulator issues its recommendations on which above-6Ghz spectrum bands make the most sense for mobile operators building 5G networks.

LTE Paves the Way for the 5G Revolution
LRTV Documentaries | 4/20/2015

Håkan Andersson, head of 5G product strategy of the Radio Business Unit at Ericsson, discusses the role of LTE, the US and other industry verticals in building a true 5G ecosystem.

Nokia to Beef Up Indian Presence with AlcaLu Deal
News Analysis | 4/17/2015

Alcatel-Lucent's wireline strength could help Nokia to address the coveted enterprise space in India.

The 3GPP's Road to 5G Standardization
LRTV Documentaries | 4/17/2015

Satoshi Nagata, chairman of the 3GPP's TSG-RAN group and a manager at NTT Docomo, explains the standardization process for 5G, as well as the biggest challenges and opportunities.

2G to 5G: Wireless Becomes the Fourth Utility
Column | 4/17/2015

There is an impressive array of technology that is planned for the transition to 5G that will enable many new possible services.

LPWA: A Threat to 'Wait & See' IoT Operators?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 4/16/2015

Communications network operators need to formulate an IoT strategy and decide if Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) technology has a place in those plans.

ZTE Claims 5G Research Breakthrough
News Analysis | 4/16/2015

Chinese vendor claims its pre-5G technologies have delivered a threefold increase in overload radio capacity.

You Can't Spell 5G Without LTE
Que Sera Sarah | 4/16/2015

5G won't be a wholesale network changeover, which is a good thing, because 4G does a pretty good job already.

AlcaLu CTO Makes the Case for a New 5G Air Interface
LRTV Documentaries | 4/16/2015

Michael Peeters, CTO of wireless at Alcatel-Lucent, explains why 5G will require a new air interface to meet its diverse performance targets.

AlcaLu + Nokia: The New Uber-Vendor
LRTV Documentaries | 4/15/2015

Heavy Reading Senior Analyst Gabriel Brown discusses the technological and competitive opportunities and challenges if a merger between Alcatel-Lucent and Nokia comes to pass.

Nokia to Claim #2 Carrier Vendor Ranking
News Analysis | 4/15/2015

Nokia elevates itself beyond Huawei to become the second-largest carrier equipment vendor when combined with Alcatel-Lucent.

Nokia Makes €15.6B Bid for Alcatel-Lucent
News Analysis | 4/15/2015

Finnish vendor to acquire French rival in all-share transaction and create a communications networking giant with annual revenues of $27.7 billion.

What's in the Air for 5G?
News Analysis | 4/14/2015

There's some degree of agreement between Qualcomm and Nokia on an air interface for 5G, but there are still plenty of proposals on the table.

How Do Nokia & Alcatel-Lucent Stack Up?
News Analysis | 4/14/2015

Light Reading takes a closer look at the strengths and recent financial performance of the two vendors as they negotiate a possible merger.

Nokia, Alcatel-Lucent in Merger Talks
News Analysis | 4/14/2015

Network infrastructure vendors confirm they are in talks about a deal to create a $27 billion giant.

Eurobites: Ericsson Takes 5G on the Buses
News Analysis | 4/13/2015

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia looking to offload HERE business; Spotify raises new finance; MTN eyes Nigerian operator.

5G: Generation Gap
News Analysis | 4/10/2015

The standards rivalry that drove the development of 3G and 4G technologies is missing from the 5G picture.

5G: Just an Expensive New Interface?
Column | 4/10/2015

5G could shape up to be a stunningly expensive fiasco.

Why 5G Matters – Now!
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 4/9/2015

5G is a technology to take mobile service providers beyond communication, into new modes of business, and now is the time to get with the program.

Bell Labs' Weldon on Infinite Bandwidth
News Analysis | 4/9/2015

By framing the problem correctly, research lab is focused on making bandwidth seem infinite even it if can't be.

Anite Puts Forth 5G Radio Channel Models
News Analysis | 4/9/2015

A group lead by the test and measurement vendor has finalized its "toolbox" for deploying 5G in the above-6Ghz spectrum bands.

5G: Heavy Reading Weighs In
Que Sera Sarah | 4/6/2015

In a new Prime Reading feature on Light Reading, Heavy Reading analyst Gabriel Brown dishes on all things 5G.

10 Ways 5G Will Change Your Life
Slide Shows | 4/3/2015

The emergence of 5G around 2020 will bring new tech inventions galore, from flying cars to talking animals to holographic phone calls. Not to mention faster download speeds.

My Ericsson Epiphany
Column | 4/2/2015

The Swedish vendor has undergone a significant transformation during the past few years, adjusting to the demands of next-generation communications companies.

In Ericsson's 5G Lab
LRTV Documentaries | 4/2/2015

Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders visits Ericsson's labs in Stockholm to find out about the vendor's 5G device prototype from the leader of the vendor's 5G product strategy, Håkan Andersson.

5G: What Is It & Why Does It Matter?
Que Sera Sarah | 4/1/2015

It's 5G month at Light Reading, which means we're exploring everything from what 5G entails, what it means for the industry, its challenges, opportunities and progress across the globe.

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