The Swedish vendor demos 5G in a healthcare setting, but the business case for telcos remains doubtful.
Google now describes 3.5GHz CBRS wireless as part of a 'secret commercially valuable plan' for the company.
French telecom incumbent is looking at increasing investments where it says there is an opportunity for a quick return.
Listen to Dr. John Smee, VP of Engineering at Qualcomm Technologies, describe how the industry is preparing to accelerate 5G NR -- the global 5G standard -- for commercial deployments starting as early as 2019.
At BCE 2017, Verizon discusses the coming world of sensors and the smart edge, powered by new spectrum and faster fiber uploads.
At BCE, Zayo's CTO Jack Waters talks about the critical role of infrastructure and the changing customer landscape for network providers.
In many cases, advocates say, wireless broadband service may make more sense and be more cost-effective than stringing fiber or cable all the way to the customer.
LTE-A Pro as not only valuable on its own terms, but also as part of a network strategy that will accelerate the commercial success of 5G.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: CEOs tell European Commission to hold its nerve on deregulation; Spotify hires four directors as it prepares for possible IPO; Apple's design guru stands up for diversity.
At BCE 2017, Intel's Lynn Comp addressed cross-industry collaboration as central to driving network transformation.
Google gets a major extension for testing its project to deliver wireless Internet from high-altitude balloons in Nevada and beyond.
An FCC request shows the vendor is interested in testing 5G on 28GHz and 39GHz, as Light Reading first reported in November 2016.
Standards-based approach will enable network operator to increase bandwdith without replacing in-field OLTs.
Who governs broadband in the smart city?
Is self-install feasible for 5G?
Successful demo paves way for adding bandwidth more easily and combining business, backhaul and residential services on access fiber.
Finnish vendor boasts momentum at its small cells business after years of hype but remains disappointed by take-up in Europe.
With C-RAN, operators have more tools for shoehorning more customers into spectrum they already own.
To fully benefit from the opportunities of 5G, IoT and NFV, operators must assure their infrastructure, services and processes throughout each stage of their virtualization, automation and DevOps journey.
5G can help drive the connected car.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ofcom proposes pain-free switching for mobile customers; French researchers find cure for WannaCry virus; Apple Pay on the march in UK; Ericsson monitors in Moscow.
With the current industry consensus for deployment to commence broadly in 2020, now is the time to prepare transport networks for the coming of 5G.
Check out the pictures from this year's Leading Lights awards dinner.
Donovan's organization leading AT&T's transformation has become more diverse recently because adaptation is critical, and he says women are better at it than men.
These are not the fiber strands you're looking for.
By blending IT and telco and tying in new industries, 5G will have more women and opportunities for women than telco ever did, Intel's Caroline Chan tells WiC attendees.
Women in Comms extends congratulations to the most inspiring woman of the year, Heather Kirksey, and female tech pioneer of the year, Nithya Ramanathan.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: SFR has a pop at Orange; Sparkle adds providers to Sicily hub; cable M&A action in northern Spain; Nokia hired for Rwandan smart city project.
Running down the vendors that made the new 5G strategy shortlist for Leading Lights.
Latest software release promises to advance digital services faster by decoupling them from legacy operations.
Speculation about a tie-up triggers rise in share price of Deutsche Telekom, T-Mobile's German owner, during afternoon trading.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: UK virtual reality firm wins investment from SoftBank; Starman launches 10G network in Estonia; EU approves job-search aid for former Nokia workers.
Gigabit LTE and more are coming to NOLA and major markets, starting this year, John Law promises.
Verizon wins Straight Path's nationwide 5G spectrum for $3.1B.
Healthcare could be a goldmine for mobile operators, but they will need to do it right.
German operator sees healthy growth in sales and earnings thanks to the continued progress of T-Mobile US, but registers marginal improvements in Germany and Europe.
US operator is collaborating with owner SoftBank and chipmaker Qualcomm on the development of 5G technologies based on the 2.5GHz band.
T-Mobile's ambitious scheme appears to extend America's 5G lead over Europe, but is it all just bluster?
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia soups up Jeddah sports stadium; smart meter deal in Norway; BT calls for IoT entries; Ericsson's orchestral maneuver.
The spectrum holder says AT&T has three days to top the offer, widely believed to be from Verizon.
Unlicensed spectrum will help the 3GPP's 5G specification proliferate.
No, it won't saw your cellphone bill in half, but it could improve LTE coverage in your home and neighborhood.
The cost of rolling out a nationwide 5G network in less than two years could drive capital intensity to an all-time high.
Here are three key areas where the industry needs to collaborate to make network slicing commercially viable.
Softbank's CEO Masa Son joined Sprint on its fiscal Q4 call as the operator posted a narrowed net loss.
Deploying a nationwide 5G network in less than two years, in a country as big as the US, is not for the faint-hearted. Enter T-Mobile's John Legere.
The former CEO of Amber Networks and Matisse Networks is back with a cloud-like appliance that he insists is not the same as hyperconverged infrastructure.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: ETNO and GSMA call for more ambition from EU on 5G; Ericsson's credit rating cut; Swisscom stands still in Q1; 4G in the UK; Kudelski completes on DVnor acquisition.
Five companies have made the shortlist for an award that is all about the shape of things to come.
Verizon sees no blue skies ahead for its enterprise cloud business, sells the unit off to IBM.
T-Mobile's plan for 5G in 2020 isn't new but using 600MHz for the network is a fresh twist.
Charter is still feeling the pinch from integrating Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks, but it's not planning any drastic changes in strategy.
Can Dish make money from its wireless spectrum before its satellite TV business collapses?
Join Women in Comms on May 15 in Austin to discuss the future of tech, how to plan your career for it and much more with some of the industry's top female executives.
An updated architecture, new approach to software and the ability to launch new services will give telcos a successful path to 5G within the next few years.