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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 ...
LRTV Interviews
Jack Burton: Cable's 5G Network Opportunity

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Broadband Success Partners Principal Jack Burton says 5G represents a great opportunity for cable MSOs to work with 5G network operators and provide not only backhaul, but facilities -- real estate on poles, towers in headends and central offices. Cable's proximity to the customer could provide them a revenue source tied to 5G and edge computing, as well as a ...
LRTV Custom TV
Meeting the Challenges of Multicloud Service Provider Deployments

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As service providers move enterprise applications from centralized, monolithic architectures into distributed, microservice applications running in data centers, private/public clouds and uCPE assuring not only the network but the application-level experience becomes paramount. Verifying that new 5G services are realizing higher bandwidth, increased reliability ...
LRTV Interviews
Zayo's Brian Daniels: Getting Fiber in Place to Feed 5G Services

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The legislative environment now seems to have roadblocks up against fiber deployment, according to Brian Daniels, Zayo's senior VP of strategic networks. He said there's a need for standard fees and permanent processes to help multiple tenants use a city's light poles and other infrastructure so several carriers can efficiently provide competitive services in cities.
LRTV Interviews
Verizon's Glenn Wellbrock: 5G Becomes the New Home Broadband

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Verizon's director of optical transport network architecture, design and planning talks about why millimeter wave technology works so well to deliver a home broadband service, and how Verizon intends to reach more places with 5G even where adding new fiber isn't feasible.
LRTV Interviews
AT&T's Gordon Mansfield: Focusing on Mobile 5G

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AT&T's VP of converged access and device technology discusses the 5G network buildout and how the carrier's focus on mobile experiences shapes its decisions on fiber use and edge networking as it races to deliver an 'immersive consumer experience.'
LRTV Interviews
PCCW's Hughes: Carriers Shouldn't Cling to the 'Standards Snuggie'

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DENVER -- Snuggies may be warm and familiar but PCCW Global's David Hughes says it's time for telcos to ditch the security blanket of clinging to legacy operations. As carriers move forward with their cloud transformations, Hughes explains the biggest challenge is adapting company culture to new technologies. While operators have historically relied on standards ...
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
Accenture 5G Acceleration Services at Mobile World Congress Americas 2018 – Part 2

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Accenture's Jeff Wang and Tejas Rao talk to Light Reading's Phil Harvey about how Accenture is helping clients make the most of the investments needed to evolve and deploy their 5G networks.
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
PacketFabric: Leading the Way in Highly Scalable Network Automation

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Jezzibell Gilmore, co-founder and SVP of Business Development at PacketFabric, provides an overview of PacketFabric's fully automated network-as-a-service platform, explaining how its customers are succeeding with network automation, and talks about how PacketFabric is growing.
LRTV Documentaries
The Telecoms.com Podcast: Cheeky China, Real 5G & Net Neutrality

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Jamie, Iain and Scott take a look at the emerging story regarding allegations that some tech kit coming out of China contains a tiny chip which enables some degree of espionage. Everyone involved in the report is denying it but someone must be lying. On that note the debate moves on to what constitutes a genuine 5G launch as opposed to the many '5G firsts' being ...
LRTV Custom TV
The Ever Growing Hunger for Data, 5G & the Challenges Operators Face

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Ira Palti, President & CEO of Ceragon Networks, talks about subscribers' endless hunger for data, the consequent challenges mobile operators face and the role 5G plays in overcoming those challenges.
LRTV Interviews
CenturyLink's Kevin McBride: On-Net Buildings & a Better Cloud

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CenturyLink has more than 100,000 on-net, "lit" buildings in its network. That's a massive advantage in a world where new services require the distribution of virtualized network functions as close to customers as possible, according to Kevin McBride, CenturyLink's principal architect of SDN & NVF technologies.
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
Accenture 5G Acceleration Services at Mobile World Congress Americas 2018

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Accenture's Jeff Wang and Tejas Rao talk to Light Reading's Phil Harvey about how Accenture is uniquely positioned to help clients in the journey to 5G.