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Bernie Sanders Threatens to Break Up Broadband Market With 'High-Speed Internet for All' Plan
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12/6/2019  |  Post a comment
Presidential candidate claims wide-ranging plan will expand access, reduce pricing, eliminate data caps, codify net neutrality and move to 'break up Internet service provider and cable monopolies.'
RJio Will Gain Most From India's Tariff Hike
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12/6/2019  |  Post a comment
India's youngest and most aggressive operator could be the main beneficiary of an increase in prices.
Cable Sizes Up New Business Verticals & Vectors
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12/6/2019  |  Post a comment
Light Reading's Alan Breznick and Jeff Baumgartner look at the future and past of cable business services.
5G Is a Chance to Change the Telco Monoculture
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12/6/2019  |  Post a comment
Telecom operators have an opportunity with 5G to build diversity in their workforce.
WiCipedia: Cultivating Confidence for Speaking Gigs, 2020 Predictions & Too Many Marks
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12/6/2019  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: Harlem Capital raises cash for minority founders; female speakers claim their worth; more women will join tech in the new year; and more.
Google Fiber Dumps 100-Meg Service
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12/6/2019  |  Post a comment
Google is going 'All in on a Gig' and exclusively selling uncapped, symmetrical 1Gbit/s service starting at $70 a month, the same price as it's been since 2012.
Ovum's Evan Kirchheimer: Enterprises & the 5G Market Opportunity
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12/6/2019  |  Post a comment
What's the real opportunity for carriers selling 5G to enterprises? Ovum's enterprise services research director helps us sift through the areas where carriers can expect new revenue, and not just replace existing services.
Eurobites: Telefónica Awards 5G Core to Huawei – Report
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12/6/2019  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT Ireland trials 1.2Tbit/s transmission with Huawei; TIM and Open Fiber are daggers drawn; Deutsche Telekom enables 'holographic annotation' for field service engineers.
T-Mobile Quietly Moves Its 5G Goalposts
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12/5/2019  |  Post a comment
Once upon a time, T-Mobile promised that 5G would be 10x faster than 4G. Today, the operator is promising a 20% speed boost.
Cable 'Starts to Matter' in US Wireless – Analyst
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12/5/2019  |  Post a comment
After capturing 495,000 mobile subs in Q3, pushing their cumulative total to 2.6 million, US cable has 'already reached a level of clear relevance in wireless,' analyst Craig Moffett concludes in a new report.
Juniper Touts Euro Telco Deals
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12/5/2019  |  Post a comment
Russia's Rostelecom and Orange Poland tap Juniper gear and software for network upgrades, in a busy week for the networking vendor.
Eurobites: Deutsche Telekom Orders 5G Freeze Until Heat Is off Huawei
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12/5/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: InterDigital files Huawei patents suit in UK; ADVA leads optical research program; 2Gbit/s 5G in Helsinki; Ericsson reassures on corruption costs.
Cable Infrastructure Spending Slogs Through Another Tough Quarter
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12/5/2019  |  Post a comment
Q3 spending on cable network tech improved but it's still well below historic levels, Dell'Oro says.
Access to Spectrum to Determine Starry's Network Deployment Speed
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12/5/2019  |  Post a comment
Starry, which provides fixed wireless broadband over millimeter wave spectrum, is exploring services for business customers to complement its core residential offerings.
Podcast: Cisco's Chang Shares Collaboration Vision
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12/5/2019  |  Post a comment
Cisco's collaboration boss Amy Chang sits down with Light Reading's Mitch Wagner to share stories about videoconferencing facepalm moments and discuss Cisco's collaboration vision in this mini-episode of the Light Reading podcast.
CityFibre's David Tomalin: Building a Fab Fiber Future
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12/5/2019  |  Post a comment
CityFibre's Group CTO David Tomalin discusses how an infrastructure provider, making long-term bets, is planning to enable service providers to reshape the UK tech landscape.
Huawei Appeals FCC Decision to Declare It a National Security Risk
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12/5/2019  |  Post a comment
The Chinese vendor says that the FCC has no experience with national security matters, and highlights its relationship with small rural US carriers.
Huawei Ban in UK Still on the Table
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UK leader Boris Johnson links the use of Huawei to security concerns, raising the prospect of a partial or full ban on the Chinese vendor.
Carriers' 4G Maps Are Rubbish, but FCC Chief Proposes $9B for 5G Anyway
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12/5/2019  |  2 comments
A new FCC report found that Verizon, T-Mobile and U.S. Cellular provided inaccurate coverage maps, wildly overstating coverage, about 40% of the time. But the agency wants to dole out $9 billion to carriers for rural 5G anyway.
CBRS Finally Expected to Launch Commercially by Year's End
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12/5/2019  |  Post a comment
The midband technology is expected to be initially used by mobile operators for traffic offhaul and fixed wireless operators.
Koley Needs to Make Google Work Properly – No Pressure, Then
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12/5/2019  |  Post a comment
Bikash Koley, currently finishing his last few weeks as CTO of Juniper, will be responsible for everything networking at Google, from inter-cluster communications to campus to WAN to intercontinental subsea cables.
T-Mobile's Merger Prospects Look Grim Ahead of 'Trial of the Century'
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12/4/2019  |  Post a comment
A group of state attorneys general is suing to block the proposed merger between Sprint and T-Mobile, and the trial is scheduled to start Monday.
China Mobile to Operate National Blockchain Network
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12/4/2019  |  Post a comment
The Chinese operator has teamed up with a credit card firm and other agencies to run a new blockchain network.
Vodafone UK Is Emptying Its NOCs
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12/4/2019  |  Post a comment
The UK service provider has cut hundreds of jobs in operations, with more to go as it rolls out more automated 5G networks.
Eurobites: Cellnex Buys 1,500 Tower Sites From Orange Spain
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12/4/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: OBS connects Mars employees; broadcasting at the edge; Vodafone tunes into AWS Wavelength; more ETNO grumbling.
Comcast Business Testing 'GameOn' App in Philly
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12/4/2019  |  2 comments
Developed by a startup linked to the Comcast/NBCU Lift Labs incubator, an app running on a verrsion of X1 tailored for bars and restaurants enables patrons to play an interactive game based on making sports predictions.
Orange Targets €1B in Savings & Bigger Enterprise Role
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12/4/2019  |  Post a comment
The French operator has prioritized growth in enterprise, Africa and financial services under its latest five-year plan.
Google Names Juniper CTO Koley as Networking Boss
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12/4/2019  |  1 comment
It's a homecoming for Bikash Koley, who joined Juniper in 2017 from Google. Ex-Googler Raj Yavatkar will join Juniper as CTO, taking Koley's job.
Verizon, Vodafone Embrace Amazon's AWS for Edge Computing With 5G
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12/3/2019  |  1 comment
Amazon announced its new AWS Wavelength 5G edge computing platform, with Verizon, Vodafone, SK Telecom and KDDI promising to support it. However, details on a US rollout remain foggy.
Intel Sizing Up Sale of Home Connectivity Unit – Report
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12/3/2019  |  2 comments
Intel has hired a financial advisor to sell a unit that makes chips for gateways, cable modems and smart home equipment, according to Bloomberg.
AT&T Adds Blimps to FirstNet Arsenal, Passes 1M Connection Mark
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12/3/2019  |  Post a comment
AT&T said it now counts a whopping 1 million connections, just three years after scoring the FirstNet contract. And it's taking to the air with blimps to deliver connectivity.
Nokia Naming Former Networks Boss Sari Baldauf as Board Chair
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12/3/2019  |  1 comment
Baldauf will succeed Risto Siilasmaa as Nokia's Board Chair at the company's annual meeting in April.
TiVo Plugs Amazon Prime Video Into Platform for Pay-TV Partners
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12/3/2019  |  1 comment
'Select' TiVo-powered devices distributed by cable operators can now integrate the Amazon Prime Video app.
SMBs Still Stoking Business Services Growth for US Cable
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12/3/2019  |  1 comment
But cable ops are making progress with bigger, enterprise-sized deals and pursuing new types of commercial-class services to open up fresh revenue streams and inflict more pain on the telcos.
The Telecoms.com Podcast: Private Networks, SI Competition & Huawei
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12/3/2019  |  Post a comment
Cub reporter Jamie is joined by two LR elder statesmen (it says here) to talk private networks, systems integrators and Huawei litigation.
Eurobites: Putin Plans Russian App Revolution
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12/3/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Trump threatens cheese war with France over tech titans tax; Sky plans major new TV studio; Nokia lands smart grid gig in Finland.
Switching Wireless Carriers Might Soon Get a Lot Easier
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12/3/2019  |  Post a comment
The GSMA said it will create a new standards-setting process for eSIM technology, pushed by a Department of Justice antitrust investigation. The effort could have eSIM implications for everyone from Google to Charter.
NB-IoT System Set to Detect Leaks in Water Mains
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12/3/2019  |  Post a comment
Leak detection specialist Gutermann is starting an NB-IoT trial with Vodafone in the UK.
To MTS, Russia Remains Land of Opportunity
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12/3/2019  |  3 comments
The mainly Russian operator has quit Ukraine and is targeting a bigger share of revenues from outside the telecom sector in its home market.
T-Mobile Launches Lowband Near-Nationwide 5G Network
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12/2/2019  |  3 comments
T-Mobile says it will cover more than 200 million people in the US with its 5G network
South Korea Minister Demands More From 5G Operators
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12/2/2019  |  Post a comment
South Korea's new ICT minister has urged the country's operators to do more on 5G development.
Corning Competes to Make In-Building 5G Affordable for Enterprises
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12/2/2019  |  Post a comment
With a new Intel deal, Corning continues to bulk up its in-building wireless business, but analysts warn it's facing pressure from the likes of Solid Technologies and JMA Wireless.
Huawei CFO Paints Rosy Picture of Canadian House Arrest
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12/2/2019  |  1 comment
What does the financial chief of the world's biggest equipment maker do in Vancouver when international travel is no longer an option?
40% of US Pay-TV Biz Remains 'At Risk' – Analyst
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12/2/2019  |  Post a comment
Live sports remains the glue holding together the pay-TV bundle, but rising costs for sports programming is poised to apply even more pressure on both traditional and OTT-delivered pay-TV services.
Eurobites: Three Ireland Postpones 5G Launch
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12/2/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange Poland goes with Juniper; the incredible shrinking KPN; BT ends performance-related pay for top execs; Ericsson shares on spectrum sharing.
China Mobile Just Isn't Into Private 5G
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12/2/2019  |  Post a comment
China Mobile boffin says public networks are more efficient than private.
Huawei Ban in Australia Threatens 1,500 Jobs, Warns Chinese Vendor
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12/2/2019  |  Post a comment
Huawei's payments to Australian telecom contractors will dry up in the next couple of years unless the government reverses its 5G ban, says the Chinese equipment giant.
How Three Private Networks Landed a Deal at Heathrow Airport
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12/2/2019  |  Post a comment
At the 'Private Networks in a 5G World' event in London, Catherine Gull, head of Business Development at Three Private Networks, explains how the competitive UK operator landed deals with flagship customers such as Heathrow Airport and the Port of Felixstowe.
WiCipedia: Queen of Code, Leadership Sexism & Unicorns vs. Zebras
WiCipedia  | 
11/29/2019  |  3 comments
This week in our WiC roundup: Barbara Liskov reigns as queen of code; female leaders don't have support, even from women; zebras push unicorns aside; and more.
Eurobites: Telecom Italia Demos 5G-Powered Remote Surgery
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11/29/2019  |  3 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: 5G's Bastille day; T-Systems gets edgy; O2 does security deal with Sophos; Macron won't pick on Huawei.
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