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Six takeaways from the smartphone market's Q4
DanoVision | 2/3/2023

According to Omdia, the global smartphone market fell 15.4% in the fourth quarter compared to the previous year. However, some are expecting demand to pick back up by the end of this year.

China telcos see IoT growth on back of big connection numbers
News Analysis | 2/3/2023

China operators are recording good topline growth out of their IoT deployments, but underlying costs are still unknown.

CUJO AI says over 67% of home networks face cybersecurity threats each month
News Analysis | 2/2/2023

The software vendor has sniffed out the main culprits when it comes to cyber threats.

Eurobites: BT floats 'legacy' applications up to the cloud
News Analysis | 1/31/2023

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange France has new CEO; KPN, Tele2 earnings; Vodafone and Ericsson trial VoNR over 5G SA in Oman.

Walmart's drones take a multi-carrier approach to 5G
News Analysis | 1/30/2023

A Walmart representative confirmed that the company's drone fleet can be upgraded to 5G, and that the company's drone vendor, DroneUp, uses technology from Elsight to connect to multiple cellular networks.

The Notebook Dump: BEAD battles, 5G wins and woes, robot dog uprising
LRTV Interviews | 1/27/2023

The editors cover cable earnings updates, 5G wins and woes, battles over BEAD funding and the rise of the robot dogs in the Notebook Dump for the week ending January 27.

AT&T, other network operators navigate IoT turmoil
News Analysis | 1/26/2023

AT&T is reviving its 'Connected Solutions' unit to navigate the intersection between 5G and IoT. Cameron Coursey, a longtime AT&T IoT exec, will lead it.

AT&T FirstNet unleashes robotic dogs for emergency services
News Analysis | 1/25/2023

The IoT use cases where robotic dogs will be deployed include 'disaster response and recovery, facilities surveillance and security operations,' said AT&T's Lance Spencer.

What's the Story? Apple scraps AR glasses… for now
LRTV Interviews | 1/20/2023

Mike Dano joins the podcast to explain why Apple paused development on its augmented reality glasses and shifted focus to mixed reality headsets.

Eurobites: Telia wields the jobs ax again – report
News Analysis | 1/18/2023

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Tele2 builds wireless network for Axfood; Nokia helps tackle the digital divide in Senegal; UK toughens up online safety legislation.

Meet the investors betting $20M on DeWi
News Analysis | 1/16/2023

Salvador Gala​ and Mahesh Ramakrishnan run Escape Velocity Ventures, which has raised $20 million to invest in the nascent but potentially disruptive decentralized wireless (DeWi) market.

Eurobites: Ericsson earmarks $220M for expected DoJ fine
News Analysis | 1/13/2023

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Cellnex brings Vapor IO's Kinetic Grid to Europe; manufacturers failing on smart-device support; TikTok fined in France.

Eurobites: Vodafone reorganizes following Nick Read's exit
News Analysis | 1/12/2023

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: new chairman proposed for Ericsson board; Telecom Egypt and Huawei go green; Porsche ponders Google future.

Spectrum intelligence using IoT data as a service
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 1/10/2023

A real-time distributed IoT-based monitoring solution can deliver competitive RF insights. #sponsored

Eurobites: Vodafone bows out of Hungary
News Analysis | 1/9/2023

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: UK pushes for London role in Arm IPO; more OneWeb birds take flight; meek get shafted on broadband, mobile deals.

Eurobites: Nokia appoints new head of Europe
News Analysis | 1/5/2023

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson exits something; Meta and Apple fined for personalized ads shenanigans; Olivetti feels the Benefit.

US tech retail sales to dip in 2023 in wake of pandemic-fueled surge – forecast
News Analysis | 1/4/2023

Amid a 'looming recession' and ongoing inflation, US tech retail revenues will drop to $485 billion in 2023, a decline that follows a three-year surge that peaked at $512 billion in 2021, predicts the CTA.

More than 100K expected to attend CES 2023
LRTV Interviews | 1/3/2023

'It's gonna be a big event,' says Steve Koenig, VP of research, Consumer Technology Association. Digital services and elements and components of the so-called metaverse are among areas to be highlighted, he says.

Eurobites: KPN acquires Itzos for healthcare data boost
News Analysis | 1/3/2023

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Enea bags signaling security contract; Swantee takes a swipe at telco incumbents; T-Mobile Polska in advertising trouble.

Palo Alto Networks SVP: Injecting zero trust into IoT device security
LRTV Interviews | 12/27/2022

SVP Anand Oswal explains why a zero trust approach to securing medical IoT devices can provide more visibility into the network and reduce the attack surface.

Eurobites: Orange and Huawei reach 157 Tbit/s in France
News Analysis | 12/20/2022

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ukraine gets more Starlink antennas; TIM tests smart mobility on Google's cloud; small cells in the City of London.

Eurobites: Ofcom fines Sepura £1.5M for competition law breach
News Analysis | 12/19/2022

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT trials C-RAN in Leeds; Nokia, A1 Austria test 3CC CA; KPN doubles down on wind power.

Startup taps into ATSC 3.0 to build national IoT network
News Analysis | 12/13/2022

Peak3 is working with US broadcasters to create a national IoT network underpinned by IP-based ATSC 3.0 over-the-air broadcast signals that they claim will prevent 5G bottlenecks.

Eurobites: Nokia teams up with Rohde & Schwarz for drone-based network monitoring
News Analysis | 12/13/2022

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EU revises rules for broadband state aid; EXA adds a northern transport route in Spain; MTN lands 2Africa cable in Western Cape.

Eurobites: Nokia, O2 Germany trumpet 5G carrier aggregation breakthrough
News Analysis | 12/12/2022

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EU scrutinizes Broadcom/VMware deal; Orange helps Medusa land subsea cables in France; Openreach announces more rollout locations.

Ericsson untethers from IoT software with asset sale to Aeris
News Analysis | 12/7/2022

IoT Accelerator and Connected Vehicle Cloud are the latest units the Swedish vendor is offloading.

Eurobites: BT/Openreach will strangle competition if left unchecked, warns CityFibre
News Analysis | 12/7/2022

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Israel wants more 5G for smarter cities; Vodafone appoints head for healthcare hub; Turkcell vs. MTN rumbles on.

5G location tracking company PoLTE closes doors
News Analysis | 12/1/2022

PoLTE raised an initial $6 million in funding in 2017 and another $12.5 million in 2019. The company reportedly discontinued services in September.

Ericsson sees wider benefits of India's FWA ambitions
News Analysis | 11/30/2022

The latest Ericsson Mobility Report has upgraded growth forecasts for FWA based in part on deployment in populous markets such as India.

Eurobites: Cost of Starlink devices rockets in Ukraine
News Analysis | 11/30/2022

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Proximus schedules 3G switch-off; Ericsson and Thales liberate eSIMs; Cellnex taps the power of aluminum.

Eurobites: Strike-hit BT reaches deal with unions over pay
News Analysis | 11/29/2022

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone gets edgy in Salford; Somalia issues first licensed spectrum; Norway bolsters subsea cable security.

What the rise of the robots means for BT
News Analysis | 11/24/2022

In a muddy corner of England, the UK's telecom incumbent is plotting its future in a world of drone-filled skies and farming robots.

Eurobites: BICS bigs up 5G SA roaming breakthrough
News Analysis | 11/24/2022

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Du virtualizes with Nokia; JSC Ingenium opts for Enea's DPI software; Microsoft goes green for Irish data centers.

T-Mobile releases IoT developer kits into the wild
News Analysis | 11/22/2022

US operator T-Mobile is launching IoT developer kits which is described as "its next step to unleash developers to innovate for wireless."

Eurobites: Rakuten brings open RAN experience to the UK
News Analysis | 11/22/2022

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: CityFibre and Toob strike network-sharing deal; Nokia upgrades Balitower network; Prysmian settles patents dispute with FiberHome.

Eurobites: Heavy hitters combine on telco cloud stack initiative
News Analysis | 11/16/2022

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia senses a 6G opportunity; Hyperoptic boss gets angry about mid-contract price rises; Saudis increase stake in Meta and Google.

Eurobites: Is the EU about to make things even worse for Facebook?
News Analysis | 11/10/2022

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ofcom heads into space; Nokia plugs on-demand core network software; Twitter's Ghanaian employees left high and dry.

Telecom Italia is how other telcos fear they may one day look
News Analysis | 11/10/2022

The Italian phone incumbent is carving off more bits to sell as the domestic sales decline continues.

Eurobites: Swisscom brings 5G to BMW iX via eSIM
News Analysis | 11/9/2022

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telecom Italia sticks to Plan A; Three's Q3 revenues rise, but so does capex; Orange teams up with towerco Vanu for Cote d'Ivoire coverage.

Eurobites: Deutsche Telekom invests $25M in SD-WAN provider Teridion
News Analysis | 11/8/2022

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Renault throws in its lot with Google Cloud; OneWeb boosts broadband coverage in Oman; UK users unhappy about mid-contract price rises.

Eurobites: Tele2 wins $33.5M tax appeal
News Analysis | 11/7/2022

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefonica boss to chair GSMA; Telia optimizes household heating systems; HERE tech finds BMW berth.

Comcast keeps Philly streets lit up and carefully tracked
LRTV Documentaries | 11/4/2022

Light Reading content partner Kurrant Insights presents an in-depth look at Comcast's smart cities business, focusing on the technology trail in its home city of Philadelphia.

Eurobites: OneWeb strikes gateway deal with Paratus in Angola
News Analysis | 11/4/2022

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Brazil bolsters Telefonica's Q3; Huawei's Hertz antenna platform pops up in Portugal; Virgin Media O2 on the recruitment trail.

The FCC takes its bureaucracy beyond the stars
News Analysis | 11/3/2022

The regulatory agency said it is bulking up to handle the surge of interest and investment in satellite broadband, space tourism and new services we can't yet imagine.

Even the iPhone can't save Qualcomm from a slide
News Analysis | 11/3/2022

Qualcomm said it expects to supply most of the core chipsets for Apple's iPhone in 2023, up from its prior expectations of just 20%. But the company's outlook spooked investors.

Two big 5G use cases are struggling
DanoVision | 10/28/2022

From Meta to Ford, proponents of autonomous driving and the metaverse have been struggling lately. That's noteworthy considering 5G players often point to those services as future revenue drivers.

What's the Story? Leading Lights finalist trends in streaming video and broadband
LRTV Interviews | 10/27/2022

Light Reading's Jeff Baumgartner and Nicole Ferraro talk about the Leading Lights Awards categories they judged, the finalists they selected and trends they noticed in the submissions.

Eurobites: Orange sees European resurgence in Q3
News Analysis | 10/25/2022

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: ETNO on the EU Data Act; Nokia lands 400G upgrade gig in Azerbaijan; IoT applications a-go-go.

Reach Mobile CEO on 'Shopifying' mobile, broadband and IoT
CxO Spotlight | 10/20/2022

Fresh off a mobile services deal with WideOpenWest, Reach Mobile's Harjot Saluja says his company's approach enables partners to develop and launch customizable services, including premium offerings and even 'flanker brands.'

Eurobites: BT's pension fund takes £11B hit from UK government's 'mini-budget'
News Analysis | 10/19/2022

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT helps robots pick strawberries; A1 Telekom Austria, Elisa battle on in Q3; MTN walks away from Telkom takeover talks.

ASML's China business endangered by US sanctions
News Analysis | 10/17/2022

The Dutch maker of semiconductor fab equipment risks being cut off from the lucrative Chinese market by Joe Biden's latest moves.

Leading Lights 2022: The Finalists
News Analysis | 10/14/2022

Light Reading is delighted to announce the dozens of finalists in the 24 categories that make up this year's Leading Lights Awards program.

Eurobites: Cellnex, Ferrovial combine on 5G private networks and open RAN
News Analysis | 10/11/2022

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia touts apps for network automation; TIM/Open Fiber latest; Ericsson on enterprise resilience.

Eurobites: Cellular IoT will soup up EV charging firms, says Ericsson
News Analysis | 10/6/2022

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Etisalat UAE turns to ADVA for uCPE; UK elected to ITU governing council; Nokia gets SaaSy.

NTT demos '5G in a box' for employee safety
LRTV Interviews | 10/5/2022

In this private 5G demo, Umajin and NTT show how the technology can monitor worker safety in areas such as mines and ports.

Eurobites: GSMA report calls on EU to pull its 5G finger out
News Analysis | 10/5/2022

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EU approves common charger law; Ericsson on connectivity's role in future energy markets; Orange reduces its energy bills.

Vodafone's Portugal play presents some regulatory headaches
News Analysis | 10/4/2022

Vodafone's planned acquisition of Nowo will not dramatically change its market position initially, but questions over 5G licenses and new market entrants remain.

The Notebook Dump: Chips and salsa for the win
LRTV Documentaries | 9/30/2022

Light Reading editors Kelsey Ziser, Mike Dano and Phil Harvey sign off from MWC with a ten-minute informal recap of the work week ended September 30.

Ericsson and KORE enter US market with IoT platform
LRTV Interviews | 9/29/2022

This marks Ericsson's first entry into the US IoT market.

T-Mobile's Mishka Dehghan: Simplifying 5G apps in four huge industries
LRTV Interviews | 9/29/2022

T-Mobile for Business SVP Mishka Dehghan intros the carrier's move to package 5G solutions for businesses.

Eurobites: BT tops the takeover target pile, says Bloomberg survey
News Analysis | 9/28/2022

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT opens new lab, hires customer experience boffins; Vodafone sets up software apprenticeships; T-Systems wants a slice of the EV charging action.

Qualcomm sells a story of in-car inevitability
News Analysis | 9/27/2022

The smartphone chipset giant sets its sights on the automotive market, touting support by a wide range of car manufacturers for its Snapdragon Digital Chassis.

Eurobites: Telefónica and Qualcomm hold hands, skip into the metaverse
News Analysis | 9/26/2022

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: European telcos bang on about Big Tech, again; CityFibre likes UK government's Growth Plan; Ericsson clarifies Russia business.

Eurobites: Ofcom launches probe into UK cloud services
News Analysis | 9/22/2022

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: more holograms ahoy; FiberCop partners with BrainBox; Ericsson touts AI apps for network troubleshooting.

RiPSIM promises to show carriers the bright side of eSIMs
News Analysis | 9/21/2022

A new startup promises to give wireless network operators complete control over their eSIM ecosystem, a strategy that stands as an alternative to existing SIM providers like Giesecke & Devrient.

Eurobites: Iliad founder Niel buys slice of Vodafone
News Analysis | 9/21/2022

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone monitors smart cities progress; Ericsson plugs IoT for buildings; Virgin Media O2 highlights vacation roaming savings.

With T-Mobile MVNO deal, Helium Mobile to be 'world's first crypto carrier'
News Analysis | 9/20/2022

Nova Labs plans to offer mobile smartphone services under the Helium Mobile brand starting in the first quarter of next year. Customers will be able to access the T-Mobile network and the Helium network.

A closer look at the 5G midband buildouts of T-Mobile, AT&T and Verizon
DanoVision | 9/19/2022

From spectrum to branding to phones, here are some of the key public details that T-Mobile, AT&T and Verizon have released about their ongoing upgrades to the midband version of 5G.

CableLabs' Kyrio unit tackles mobile hotspot automation
News Analysis | 9/16/2022

Kyrio's new 'ARC Hotspot' platform automatically shifts all of a home's Wi-Fi connected devices to a mobile hotspot when the primary broadband link goes down.

Making the most of Wi-Fi 6E
Guest Perspectives | 9/16/2022

Federated Wireless CTO offers his views on how Wi-Fi 6E proliferation can lead to better performing Wi-Fi networks.

Eurobites: Orange signs up for LTE-M energy-saving program
News Analysis | 9/16/2022

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefonica fined for takeover transgressions; Cellnex goes tech talent-spotting; Nokia wins one in Brazil.

Eurobites: Ireland's Enet in €50M fiber foray
News Analysis | 9/15/2022

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Wi-Fi 6E trial in Portugal; Arm serves up new chip design; Liquid rents space on Eutelsat Konnect satellite.

Eurobites: BICS, Thales combine on eSIMs for IoT devices
News Analysis | 9/14/2022

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom integrates mobile network with Teams; Telecom Italia digitizes truckers; OneWeb delivers connectivity to Kazakhstan.

Rebounding BICS plans for decline of roaming empire
News Analysis | 9/14/2022

The international carrier part of Belgium's Proximus is pushing into cloud communications even as it enjoys a post-COVID-19 revival.

Satellite communications industry primed for upheaval
News Analysis | 9/12/2022

Amid major consolidation, and rumors of more, a wide range of satellite players including SpaceX, Rivada and Sateliot are looking for ways to raise more funds or push their strategy forward.

Politics as usual: All sides claim victory after a new report on Ligado
News Analysis | 9/12/2022

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine found that Ligado's planned 5G network will not interfere with 'most commercially produced' devices. But is that good enough?

Eurobites: Telecom Italia sets enterprise stake sale in motion – report
News Analysis | 9/9/2022

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: OneWeb teams up with Telstra; Arqiva, MediaKind tackle headend operations; French fiber latest.

Vodafone picks Topcon for pin-point accurate positioning system
News Analysis | 9/8/2022

European trials start soon but Vodafone exec warns it could take years before service becomes a mass market proposition.

New EU cybersecurity act to rein in wild west of IoT devices
News Analysis | 9/8/2022

Cyber Resilience Act could impose fines of up to euro 15 million ($14.9 million) for serious violations of new rules.

Eurobites: Telefónica Tech finds remote control
News Analysis | 9/8/2022

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom sounds a warning; OneWeb steers a course for autonomous shipping; more boxes from Nokia, ADVA.

The 3 biggest iPhone 14 takeaways: Satellites, eSIMs and Dish
News Analysis | 9/7/2022

Apple announced its new iPhone 14, which will have support for Globalstar satellite connections, more eSIM usability, and support for Dish Network's Band 70 spectrum.

RDK passes 100M device deployments worldwide, eyes FWA use cases
News Analysis | 9/7/2022

The community behind the operator-backed open-source stack for video set-tops, broadband gateways and connected cameras, is also exploring use cases for connected TVs and 5G fixed wireless gateways.

Can wireless learn to love DeWi, blockchain and cryptocurrency?
DanoVision | 8/23/2022

Althea, Nova Labs (Helium), Pollen Mobile and Hexagon Wireless are among the players in the burgeoning DeWi (decentralized wireless) sector. But the odds may be stacked against them.

The next wave of wireless security worries: API-driven IoT devices
News Analysis | 8/22/2022

A recent presentation at a Black Hat information-security conference highlighted the security risks around application programming interfaces in the Internet of Things industry.

Eurobites: High-speed broadband gets a toehold on Kilimanjaro
News Analysis | 8/19/2022

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: self-driving cars have a lot to live up to; Three UK appoints new chief network officer; EE deploys anti-scam technology.

Eurobites: Vodafone, Bayer take 5G into the greenhouse
News Analysis | 8/12/2022

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Enea lands $5.9 million messaging security deal; Telkom turmoil in South Africa; TDC Group sees mixed bag of results.

Helium targets roamers and dreamers
LRTV Documentaries | 8/5/2022

The crypto-powered IoT network aims to fill in 5G and IoT gaps for better connectivity. Does the story make sense?

Eurobites: Telecom Italia commits to voluntary redundancies in 2022-2023
News Analysis | 8/3/2022

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefonica promotes disability in the workplace; Jurassic Fibre extends into Cornwall; Deutsche Telekom's smart home offering wins independent approval.

AT&T fiber: On track to cover more than 30M locations by the end of 2025
Guest Perspectives | 8/2/2022

AT&T network executive Chris Sambar lists the many reasons why AT&T is expanding its fiber network and what markets benefit from fresh fiber.

Charter CEO Rutledge: We're a wireless company
News Analysis | 7/29/2022

The cable operator beat earnings and revenue estimates and talked up its mobile potential while its broadband numbers failed to impress.

Intel boss under fire after disastrous results
News Analysis | 7/29/2022

The chipmaker reports a sharp drop in sales and swings to a net loss, blaming an economic downturn while admitting to poor execution.

Qualcomm looks to weather cooling phone market
News Analysis | 7/27/2022

Qualcomm now expects its smartphone sales to fall 5% this year, compared with its prior expectations of flat growth. That forecast dovetails with similar warnings from Gartner and IDC.

Eurobites: BT/Warner Bros. TV sport deal wins antitrust approval
News Analysis | 7/22/2022

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson swallows Vonage; Deutsche Telekom and Commerzbank combine for supply-chain slickness; the Internet of Sheds.

The Divide: Measuring Internet equity, with Nick Feamster
News Analysis | 7/21/2022

Nick Feamster, director of research for the Data Science Institute at the University of Chicago, recently joined the Light Reading Podcast to discuss his team's research based on the Internet Equity Initiative data portal, which uses Ookla Speedtest data to map out Internet inequities.

Eurobites: Deutsche Telekom unit creates jobs in automotive
News Analysis | 7/21/2022

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodacom revenue rises; Proximus bags spectrum in the 1400MHz band; Vodafone helps explore links between food and COVID-19.

Eurobites: Telefónica brings satellite into its IoT orbit
News Analysis | 7/20/2022

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson says private networks are good for airlines; Altice's FTTH infrastructure gets Arcep approval; London's Google Cloud data center suffers heatwave meltdown.

Eurobites: Belgian duo plan transition to fiber
News Analysis | 7/19/2022

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Polish pair join forces on cloud infrastructure; Ericsson's Possible Perspectives; Openreach opts for ADVA, expands on the Isle of Wight.

Plume CTO on why Amazon has the inside track on IoT brand loyalty
CxO Spotlight | 7/18/2022

Plume's Bill McFarland on how home network data shows how IoT brands perform and why IoT support and management is a critical to broadband service strategies.

Eurobites: UK proposes new 'AI rulebook'
News Analysis | 7/18/2022

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: ETNO bangs on about Big Tech again; CityFibre loses competition appeal; Zain earnings up.

Huawei expands consumer business into payments, ridesharing
News Analysis | 7/15/2022

Huawei's handset business might be getting crushed by sanctions, but the big vendor is not giving up on consumers.

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