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Intel Eyes an IoT & 5G Future
News Analysis | 4/27/2017

Intel's IoT up 11% as the chipmaker eyes future end-to-end 5G silicon.

Could Trump Tax Cuts Cause a Capex Climb?
News Analysis | 4/26/2017

Trump's tax plan cuts the corporate tax rate from 35% to 15%, just like operators and vendors wanted.

AT&T: TW Deal Will Light a Fire Under Video Biz
News Analysis | 4/26/2017

Video was not a highlight for AT&T in Q1.

AT&T's Gig Economy Driven by Spectrum Obsession in 2017
News Analysis | 4/25/2017

AT&T focuses on spectrum growth as it misses Q1 revenue expectations.

Surprise! AT&T Markets 4G Advances as '5G Evolution'
Jonestown | 4/25/2017

Meet the new G, same as the old G!

Did Verizon Outbid AT&T for Straight Path?
News Analysis | 4/25/2017

Verizon appears to want to lock AT&T out of the 5G spectrum grab with possible $1.8B bid for Straight Path.

Utility Poles Pose Problems for 5G & More
News Analysis | 4/24/2017

New ideas surfaced at the FCC's first Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee meeting for solving the industry's pole attachment problem and accelerating broadband deployments.

First Year TIPs the Scale Toward Success
The Pediatrician | 4/24/2017

The Telecom Infra Project (TIP) has had a successful first year, and its members are making their presence felt in Light Reading's Virtuapedia.

Verizon Fixates on 'Future' Network, as It Loses Subs, Revenue
News Analysis | 4/20/2017

Verizon lost 307,000 postpaid customers in Q1, but says it is building out for the long term and stands by its 2017 capex projection.

Unlicensed: It's What's Next for US Mobile Operators
News Analysis | 4/19/2017

The three largest mobile operators are eyeing unlicensed 3.5GHz and 5GHz bands to boost 4G capacity, as compatible devices start to come to market.

Verizon's Fiber Spend Won't End With Corning
News Analysis | 4/19/2017

Verizon needs a lot of fiber for future 5G rollouts, which leads to the age-old question: build it or buy it?

Nokia Gives 5G Hype a Good Dousing
Morris Lore | 4/19/2017

New 5G study findings from the Finnish vendor could unintentionally fuel doubts about the 5G business case.

Verizon CEO Comments Feed Merger Frenzy
Rewired | 4/18/2017

Lowell McAdam says cable merger no longer seems likely but is still open to other ideas – like a Comcast merger.

Crown Castle Adds Fiber Muscle With $600M Wilcon Buy
News Analysis | 4/18/2017

Towerco's latest takeover move shows it is banking on the growing appetite for small cell technologies with the rollout of 5G services.

ZTE Bounces Back in Q1 After US Trade Fine
News Analysis | 4/18/2017

Chinese equipment vendor reports strong growth in sales and profits as it moves on from a trade dispute with the US.

Report: Verizon Considering Bid for Straight Path
News Analysis | 4/17/2017

Verizon could top AT&T's offer for the future 5G spectrum holder.

Comcast Wins Spectrum – What's Next?
News Analysis | 4/14/2017

A peek at what Comcast could do with its new wireless spectrum assets.

Intel Eyes Fab 5G Future, Not Another Mobile Mess
News Analysis | 4/13/2017

The semiconductor giant hopes a 5G-driven convergence between computing and communications will play into its hands.

Eurobites: Elisa, Nokia Test 5G on 3.5GHz Band
News Analysis | 4/13/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: WiFi on the buses in Barcelona; Virgin Media admits to Facebook shut-out; Vodafone argues with broadcasters in Germany.

AT&T & Straight Path: What's It All Mean for US 5G?
Jonestown | 4/12/2017

The AT&T acquisition seems to suggest that Ma Bell will get deeper into fixed 5G services and more.

5 More Key Takeaways From ONS
Rewired | 4/11/2017

Harmonization, minding the product gap, getting 5G right, mimicking Red Hat and praising the Linux Foundation's expanded role all make the list.

Indigo: A New Shade of AT&T
Rewired | 4/10/2017

Open Networking Summit presentation makes clear that AT&T's journey to differentiated services is one most operators will need to take.

AT&T to Flash $1.6B for Straight Path 5G Spectrum
News Analysis | 4/10/2017

Deal gives AT&T 39GHz coverage across the US.

Hutchison Expects 5G in Hong Kong by 2020
News Analysis | 4/10/2017

Hong Kong operator aims to stay in the vanguard of next-generation mobile network activity.

Eurobites: EU Gives Blessing to Fox-Sky Deal
News Analysis | 4/10/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: major data breach at payday loans company; MTS trumpets onlines sales success; Nokia does IoT research Down Under.

How Jill Sciarappo Landed in Intel's Driver's Seat
Mentor Monday | 4/10/2017

Jill Sciarappo has bounced all over Intel building a rewarding career that has ultimately led her to the driver's seat of the chipmaker's self-driving cars division.

Eurobites: MEPs Tackle Trump on Data Privacy
News Analysis | 4/7/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: London's Square Mile signs public WiFi deal; Telenor sells shares in VEON; Spotify may go for direct listing; Virgin Media does Devon.

Qualcomm: First 5G Smartphones Coming Mid-2019
News Analysis | 4/6/2017

But 5G smartphones will come with a 4G LTE connection always-on.

Verizon Weighing Open MANO Options
News Analysis | 4/6/2017

Operator also exploring pushing CORD closer to the network edge, says Srini Kalapala, VP of global technology and supplier strategy.

Eurobites: Huawei Faces Device Sales Ban in UK
News Analysis | 4/6/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telenor Norway and Cisco Jasper link up on IoT; Telia Carrier adds PoP in Berlin; BICS gets into the Coriant Groove; Nokia lands 100G contract in Japan.

IoT & Virtualization Go Together Like a Horse & Carriage
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 4/6/2017

MWC 2017 underlined the fact that success in IoT can only be achieved if operators embrace virtualization.

Princeton Prof Upskills U on Predictive Analytics
Kelsey's Grammar | 4/6/2017

A new Upskill U series on Analytics starts Friday with a course on predictive analytics led by returning speaker Prof. Nick Feamster.

Mobile Industry Spies Opportunity in Drones
News Analysis | 4/6/2017

The mobile industry's ambitions are taking flight with unmanned aerial vehicles.

ONAP Makes Splashy ONS Debut
News Analysis | 4/5/2017

Newly converged open source MANO group quickly becoming poster child for Linux Foundation's harmonization efforts.

Liberty Global Reveals Next-Gen Plans
News Analysis | 4/5/2017

In a rollicking fireside chat, Liberty Global CTO Balan Nair expounds on MSO's plans to roll out DOCSIS 3.1, DAA, Fiber, 5G and OTT.

The Golden Understated Age of Infrastructure
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 4/5/2017

MWC17 will be remembered as the event in which server platforms have, almost without anyone noticing, attained a truly impressive performance curve that could never have been anticipated a decade ago.

Eurobites: Telecom Italia Kicks Off Turin 5G Project With Live Network Trial
News Analysis | 4/5/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Spotify agrees deal with Universal Music; Telia expands global backbone in US; Kontron works with Lufthansa on in-flight connectivity.

AT&T White Box a Disruptive Force
News Analysis | 4/4/2017

AT&T's new white box switches bring a new range of exciting services while also posing a threat to traditional OEMs. 

Can Mexico's Wholesale 4G Plan Defy the Odds?
News Analysis | 4/4/2017

The government-backed plan to build a nationwide wholesale 4G network has now settled on its infrastructure suppliers, but the road ahead for it could be long and tortuous.

Cloud RAN & Next-Gen Wireless Access
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 4/3/2017

Cloud RAN is emerging as central to the new wireless network architecture, which will feature a more software-centric, software-configurable RAN.

New Comcast Wireless Details Drop This Week
News Analysis | 4/3/2017

Besides its MVNO agreement with Verizon, what role will spectrum play in Comcast's upcoming mobile launch?

Eurobites: Imagination Rocked by Apple Shut-Out
News Analysis | 4/3/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia ties up Comptel deal; Telenor's Daxcom boosts enterprise comms credentials with Mitel; Lycamobile in tax probe; Ericsson demos 5G in Indonesia.

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