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Key developments from the mobile backhaul sector, including synchronization.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 8/15/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom in fiber collaboration talks with United Internet; Hi3G upgrades backhaul with Ericsson; Interxion widens access to Google Cloud Platform.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 8/14/2018
Pivotal Commware is currently applying for an FCC license to show and test its 28GHz Echo with carriers and equipment makers over the next year.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 8/13/2018
Shared infrastructure play now includes delivering fiber services, lit and unlit, to enterprises in large urban areas across US.
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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 8/7/2018
Cell towers represent a logical location for edge computing and their owners see major opportunity, once they figure out the business model. Two major operators are already on the move.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 8/1/2018
Market reaction suggests Ericsson is now racing ahead of Nokia, but the contest between them is finely balanced.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 7/24/2018
Sharp cuts to wholesale rates could sap enthusiasm for investment in fiber networks that provide an alternative to Openreach.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 7/23/2018
Infinera has offered to acquire Coriant for $430 million in cash and stock but the deal is truly complementary, not just a cost-cutting exercise, both companies say.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 7/19/2018
Broadband vendor's NG-PON2 technology could have a major role to play in the 5G networks that service providers are building.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 7/18/2018
After 10 years of private ownership, Israeli media reports suggest optical transport specialist ECI Telecom is planning to list its stock again in a move that would value the company at about $650 million.
By Wayne Hickey, Advisor, Product Marketing, Ciena, 7/17/2018
Why it makes sense for cable operators to distribute coherent packet-optical technology to the cable network edge.
By Gabriel Brown, Principal Analyst, Heavy Reading, 7/9/2018
On July 27, Nick Read will become Vodafone Group CEO designate before assuming the role of Group CEO on October 1. What can we expect from the operator's current CFO once he's in the hot seat?
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 7/6/2018
New specs from CableLabs aim to help cable operators bulk up fiber capacity as they start to distribute their access networks.
By Denise Culver, Online Research Director, 7/6/2018
More than half the communications services providers surveyed for this report expect to have 5G backhaul ready by 2020, even though they still do not know which vendors they plan to use for this step.
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