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5G's Future Could Literally Be Full of Hot Air... And Drones
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6/17/2019  |  Post a comment
Sure you could deliver 5G using regular stuff like macro cell towers and small cells. But if you're really cool, you'd use balloons, blimps or drones.
Verizon Exec Taps the Brakes on 5G for Driverless Cars
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5/14/2019  |  Post a comment
5G-powered drones and AR/VR services? Sure. But Verizon's Adam Koeppe said that driverless cars running on 5G isn't something that's going to happen anytime soon.
SoftBank Plows Big Bucks Into Drones & Balloons for 5G, IoT
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4/25/2019  |  Post a comment
SoftBank is embarking on a new business that involves building massive drones to provide Internet services in remote areas. Tied in, SoftBank is also plowing $125 million into Alphabet's Loon project.
AT&T's Pacewicz: 'We See the Cloud Fragmenting Again'
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3/14/2019  |  Post a comment
AT&T Business Chief Product Officer Roman Pacewicz describes how edge computing, 5G and network virtualization are required for next-generation applications that can deliver new business opportunities for the operator.
MWC19: 5G Gets Industrial, Musical & Far Out
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3/4/2019  |  3 comments
With a few snapshots and snappy captions, we've breezed through some of the big themes at MWC19, and tried to call attention to some of the more impressive displays of technology and showmanship in Barcelona.
Light Reading's 41 Most Popular Stories in 2018
The Philter  | 
12/31/2018  |  Post a comment
Everything from enterprise strategies to 5G devices caught our audiences' attention during 2018. At a time when so many changes are bearing down on the telecom world, it's clear that a lot of us still have our heads in the cloud.
WiCipedia: Diversity in Product Dev & Israeli Entrepreneurs Protest Sexism
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10/19/2018  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: Keeping smart home products safe for all; Merkel finds sexism in Israeli tech community; girls have limited access to mobile phones worldwide; and more.
The World of Disney: StudioLAB Innovation, Cisco Collaboration & 5G Anticipation
The Philter  | 
8/21/2018  |  3 comments
With technology partners and an eye toward 5G networks, the StudioLAB is helping Disney-owned content studios solve technical production problems and reach consumers in novel ways.
Behind the Scenes at Disney's StudioLAB
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8/21/2018  |  Post a comment
Disney is using tech from Cisco and other partners to reach consumers in new ways. We take you behind-the-scenes at the StudioLAB, where Disney execs explain how 5G networks will unlock new opportunities in storytelling and content distribution.
Eurobites: ARM Eyes $600M Data Analytics Deal – Report
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7/30/2018  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom begins second phase of 'supervectoring' rollout; BT beefs up cybersecurity in India, loses more TV sports content.
Eurobites: UK Fine-Tunes Its Full-Fiber Future
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7/23/2018  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Proximus secures digital rollout agreement with Flemish government; Ericsson runs 5G pilot in Singapore; Elisa hosts AI contest.
Eurobites: Google's Balloon Goes Up Over Kenya
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7/19/2018  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange extends 5G testing in France; Cisco invests in UK innovation; ADVA revenues down in Q2.
Eurobites: Telefónica Told to Play Nice With Transatel
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6/27/2018  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nuage Networks sells SD-WAN with e-Qual; UK jobs lost as Facebook downs its drone project; Uber gets a second chance in London.
Eurobites: MegaFon Forms Joint Venture for Blockchain & More
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5/8/2018  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica automates the network; Nokia and SFR trumpet 5G New Radio breakthrough; Proximus launches NB-IoT network for smart meters.
Facebook Hearings Were the TIP of the Data Iceberg
Jonestown  | 
4/20/2018  |  4 comments
Is Facebook a monopoly? Sure it is. Just a 21st-century monopoly, where data is king.
Eurobites: KPN to Test 5G With Drones, Cars, Boats & More
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4/13/2018  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Fon buys XCellAir; Telegram app blocked in Russia; Deutsche Telekom upgrades "nearshore" areas.
Kinetic Edge Powers Flying Robots
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3/27/2018  |  1 comment
It's a bird, it's a plane...
FCC Mulls Opening Up 4.9GHz for 5G, Robots & Drones
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3/23/2018  |  Post a comment
Could an underused public safety band become a new 5G spectrum source?
Leading Lights: Only Days Left to Enter!
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3/19/2018  |  Post a comment
Never mind the days, there are only HOURS remaining before the door closes on this year's Leading Lights awards deadline...
Eurobites: Vodafone Uses 4G to Track Drones
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2/20/2018  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia targets the smart city; more 5G claims; BT sells cable-making business; new boss-in-waiting for Ireland's eir.
Time to Enter the 2018 Leading Lights Awards
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1/25/2018  |  Post a comment
Are you a winner? Then get cracking on your submission for Light Reading's annual awards – there's a category (or three) for everyone!
Eurobites: Brits Sue Google for iPhone Snooping
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11/30/2017  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EU pronounces on patents; standardizing drones; TIM tests Adtran's Mosaic; Vodafone wins big in telematics.
AT&T to Tap External Developers for Edge Computing Test Zone
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11/13/2017  |  Post a comment
AT&T plans to launch an edge computing test zone in 2018 to test connected applications such as autonomous vehicles, augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) and drones.
Edge Funds: Show Me the Money!
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9/28/2017  |  Post a comment
At the MEC Congress in Berlin there was plenty of evidence that edge computing is more than just a hot topic, but still too few signs of concrete business cases or investment plans.
AT&T: Is It a Bird? A Plane? No, It's a COW!
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9/27/2017  |  18 comments
... It's a COW. Sprint isn't the only carrier with airborne cellsites.
Sprint's 'Magic' Small Cell Takes to the Air
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9/27/2017  |  10 comments
Flying small cells could provide coverage from the air after emergencies like hurricanes, Sprint suggests.
The Hidden (Human) Cost of Automation
From the Founder  | 
7/26/2017  |  10 comments
NFV's promises of automation and virtualization are intriguing, but what really excites service providers is the massive amount of money they could save.
SoftBank Suffers Satellite Strategy Setback
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6/2/2017  |  1 comment
A proposed merger of SoftBank-backed satellite operator OneWeb and Intelsat has fallen through – now SoftBank is expected to look elsewhere for a tie-up.
Doughnuts From the Sky? Oh My!
Jonestown  | 
6/1/2017  |  10 comments
Doughnuts get the delivery drone treatment in Denver, because... of course they do.
Oh, the Huge Manatee! Google's US Loon Tests Renewed Into 2020
News Analysis  | 
5/26/2017  |  26 comments
Google gets a major extension for testing its project to deliver wireless Internet from high-altitude balloons in Nevada and beyond.
Facebook 'Committed' to UK Jobs Pledge
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5/23/2017  |  Post a comment
Social networking giant says it is continuing to invest in its UK business and on track to add another 500 employees by the end of this year.
Ericsson & Verizon Take 5G to the Races
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5/23/2017  |  Post a comment
5G can help drive the connected car.
The Future of Tech Is Coming: Are You Ready?
Que Sera Sarah  | 
5/1/2017  |  1 comment
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.
Mobile Industry Spies Opportunity in Drones
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4/6/2017  |  Post a comment
The mobile industry's ambitions are taking flight with unmanned aerial vehicles.
Drones Drive New Revenue Streams for Mobile Ecosystem
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3/27/2017  |  Post a comment
The use of drone technology is changing the game for wireless operators, argues AUVSI's Brian Wynne.
Why Analytics Is the Tech World's Digital Glue
Shades of Ray  | 
3/27/2017  |  2 comments
It was obvious at the massive annual CeBIT enterprise tech trade show that the foundation for tech innovation right now is real-time analytics.
Leading Lights Awards Deadline Looms
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3/16/2017  |  Post a comment
Time is running out to get your entries in for the industry's most prestigious awards.
OrbTV: EE Talks Emergency Services & 5G
LRTV Interviews  | 
3/10/2017  |  Post a comment
Tom Bennett, director of network services and devices for EE, talks to Ray Le Maistre, Light Reading's editor-in-chief, about the service provider's approach to emergency services and the move to 5G.
AT&T Sees MWC Through Indigo Glasses
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2/27/2017  |  4 comments
Network operator touts progress of Network 3.0 Indigo toward bringing faster mobile speeds and greater virtualization to its operations.
Eurobites: Zain Trials 'Advanced' 4.5G Tech
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2/21/2017  |  3 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Teléfonica sells 40% of Telxius to investment group; OBS lands smart cities deal in Qatar; 3 enters the Matrixx; balloon goes up for EE.
Eurobites: Deutsche Telekom Extends Smart Home Platform
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2/20/2017  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Amazon seeks drone dudes and more in the UK; BT lands Indian broadcast contract; Orange invests in Android-based transaction system; BlackBerry sues Nokia.
Eurobites: Nokia Demos Drones for Instant LTE
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2/17/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's finely tuned EMEA regional roundup machine: Vodafone avoids corporation tax; will Trump dent the Privacy Shield?; think tank targets BT's dominance; ZTE in German tie-up.
Verizon Adds Drone Management Platform
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2/16/2017  |  4 comments
Acquisition of Skyward lets network operator integrate key drone management functions into its IoT and wireless operations.
Time to Enter the Leading Lights 2017
News Analysis  | 
2/2/2017  |  1 comment
Did you have an incredible 2016? Then you need to enter the industry's most prestigious awards program, the Leading Lights, now in its 13th year – it really does have something for everyone!
A Photo Tour of CES 2017
Slide Shows  | 
1/9/2017  |  3 comments
Virtual reality, drones and power rangers: the big reveals at CES 2017.
WiCipedia: Male Allies, Co-Working Spaces & Automation
WiCipedia  | 
1/6/2017  |  11 comments
This week in our WiC roundup: how men can become allies; automation may steal your job; women hotly recruited to tech boards; and more.
Intel Readies Multi-Use 5G Modems to Compete With Qualcomm
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1/5/2017  |  1 comment
Intel to take on Qualcomm and Samsung in emerging 5G modem fray.
Eurobites: Vodafone Vies for Drone Dollars
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12/19/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's regional roundup: ZTE in line for €1 billion-plus Italian job?; TIM decides to produce its own premium content for broadband customers; Europe's cable market grows 5.7%.
WiCipedia: Diversity Awareness & Schooling Brogrammers
WiCipedia  | 
12/9/2016  |  4 comments
This week in our WiC roundup: Lack of diversity awareness widespread in tech; brogrammers get schooled; Afghan girls learn to code; and more.
Eurobites: BT Frozen Out of UK's 2.3GHz Spectrum Auction
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11/21/2016  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Facebook hiring in the UK; Nokia manages drones in UAE; bringing SIM cards back to life in Ghana.
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