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By Steve Bell, Senior Analyst, Heavy Reading, 11/25/2015
The recent Best Experience Mobile Backhaul Summit event in Bali, Indonesia, provided insights into how some of Asia-Pacific's operators are evolving their networks for the emerging ...
By Steve Bell, Senior Analyst, Heavy Reading, 10/27/2015
As new applications evolve with the continued development of wireless technology, they change the experience expectations of consumers. To ensure that these shifting experience thresholds ...
By Steve Bell, Senior Analyst, Heavy Reading, 10/13/2015
Mobile networks are seemingly in a constant state of change, as new technology is added to enable more users to share and access increasing amounts of content. A virtuous circle is being ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 10/30/2014
Heavy Reading's Patrick Donegan shares his view on a dark trend that bubbled up at Light Reading's annual backhaul conference in NYC.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 10/29/2014
Exalt Communications has "reinvented" itself as a new company, Exalt Wireless, and is hoping to leave its troubled recent past behind.
By RON MUNDRY, CEO of Tower Cloud, 10/27/2014
There are a number of factors driving demand for new mobile backhaul architectures, but there is no doubt that mobile network operators need more capacity at a lower total cost of ownership.
By Dan O'Shea, Analyst, Heavyreading.com, 10/17/2014
Wholesale network operator Zayo went public Friday at $19 per share, and saw its price jump more than 20% by late morning, suggesting that investors weren't scared off, at least initially, ...
By Patrick Donegan, Founder and Principal Analyst, HardenStance, 9/29/2014
"T1 is like pizza -- you order it, you get it. The problem is, you order it for dinner and you get it for lunch next day, it's cold, there's no topping, and there's only one store you can ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 9/23/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: 1,700 jobs lost at Phones 4u; BT signs solar-power deal; Google goes Dutch.
By Jason Meyers, Executive Editor, 8/14/2014
PEG Bandwidth has expanded its optical backhaul system to accommodate not only the ever-growing capacity needs of mobile networks, but also the rise in gigabit fiber-to-the-home networks ...
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Flirting With Automation

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Automated back office operations is becoming a hot topic amongst major operators, including many of those at the recent Operations Transformation Forum in Hong Kong.
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: The Light Reading Sandwich

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In the absence of Jamie, Scott becomes the filling in a Light Reading sandwich as he's outnumbered by Ray and Iain. The three discuss long overdue big investments in fiber from the likes of Vodafone and Verizon, and why they matter. Talking about big investments, they move on to the exceptional sum Apple wants for its latest shiny thing and to what extent it's ...
LRTV Interviews
Why the Cloud Will Be Distributed

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At Ovum's Digital Futures event in London, Marcus Weldon, corporate CTO at Nokia and president of Nokia Bell Labs, explains why, in order to enable the bandwidth-hungry and low latency-demanding services of the future, a distributed cloud architecture will be essential.
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MWC Americas – Day 2 Recap

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It's Day 2 and we are still at our janky San Fran hotel and reporting to you everything you'd want to know about MWC Americas!
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Smarter Thinking for the Digital Economy

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Informa CEO Stephen Carter, who has extensive experience in the communications sector, discusses some of the key takeaways from the recent Ovum Digital Futures conference, where he chaired a panel session titled 'Investing in the Age of the Smarter Customer.'
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Sprint COO on Massive MIMO Deployment: 'You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet'

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Sprint COO of Technology Guenther Ottendorfer and Ericsson Head of Network Infrastructure Nishant Batra share details of the first US trial of massive MIMO in downtown Seattle. The execs tell Light Reading, in a video produced in partnership with AppMedia, how Ericsson's massive MIMO antennas will increase capacity in Sprint's network where its customers need it ...
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AT&T's CTO on Edge Compute & the Power of Low Latency

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The power of latency will be "the next new thing" to change the landscape of mobility, according to AT&T CTO Andre Fuetsch. The carrier sees edge compute on 5G as the vehicle for NFV and automation and, importantly, its ability to monetize new services like AR/VR, connected cars and more. In a wide-ranging interview, produced in partnership with AppMedia, Fuetsch ...
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Telco Revenues Set to Grow – Ovum

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Richard Mahony, research director for the service provider segment at Ovum, explains why the global telco services market is set to grow by about 2% this year.
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MWC Americas Day 1 Recap

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San Francisco in the storm, mobile technology, telecom warriors and the shiny New iPhone X!
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Can a Government Fund the Next Silicon Valley?

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New York is Silicon Alley. Israel? Silicon Wadi. And in Santiago, it's Chilecon Valley. Thirty years after the end of Pinochet's dictatorship, Chile has become one of South America's most vibrant economies. For the past six years, the government has given interest-free loans of up to $40,000 to entice startups to move to Santiago. Light Reading traveled to Chile ...
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
Pluribus: SDN & Beyond

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An innovator exclusive with Pluribus Networks and how they've moved beyond the traditional SDN! Meet Netvisor, a virtualized Network Operating System (NOS) that provides a best-in-class layer 2 and layer 3 networking foundation, distributed fabric intelligence and virtualizes the switch hardware, similar to how VMware virtualizes a bare metal server.
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: Dirty Data

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Scott and Jamie are joined by Ray from Light Reading. The team starts by reflecting on the amount of moaning the impending UK 5G auctions have caused. They then ponder how little control we have over our digital lives and ask whether there should be a limit on the power of the dominant digital utilities. Lastly, Ray derides dirty data, prompting one of Scott's ...