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Key developments from the mobile backhaul sector, including synchronization.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/5/2018
New tinier gateway is hardened for deployment on street furniture to provide backhaul for small cells, WiFi hotspots that will blossom with 5G densification, smart cities and more.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 12/5/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson and Telia test 5G in Stockholm; ADVA makes itself small; Safaricom trials tubular basestations; Yandex has a smartphone.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 12/4/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: CityFibre teams up with Arqiva on small-cell infrastructure in London; Sky falls in on Skyworth; Deutsche Telekom tops network test in Germany; Amazon Prime lands on TIM set-tops.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/26/2018
CommScope could get $500 million for that unit 'in a distressed sale to a financial buyer,' Jefferies analyst George Notter suggests.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 11/26/2018
Leading telcos are worried about the power inefficiency of forthcoming 5G networks and the impact this could have on profit margins.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 11/22/2018
The UK's biggest telco is prioritizing 5G technology as way to film sports content in remote locations.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/21/2018
Filled with special challenges, tackling the large enterprise market 'a long, slow slog' for cable operators, analyst says.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/20/2018
After getting some baseball news out of the way, Light Reading's Alan Breznick and Jeff Baumgartner sum up their findings and observations from the recent 'The Future of Cable Business Services' event in NYC.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/15/2018
But the next-gen technology will help service providers hit hot spots that require more capacity density.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/14/2018
Satellite access will play a key role going forward in reaching distant locations more quickly than fiber can, providing access and wireless backhaul, enabling disaster recovery and backup and connecting mobile sites including cruise and shipping vessels, airplanes and more, says SES CEO John-Paul Hemingway.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 11/12/2018
Three UK CEO Dave Dyson aims to hoover up a big chunk of the UK broadband market with his forthcoming 5G service.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/8/2018
Arris deal presented 'best path' after CommScope analyzed how to rejuvenate its business and shore up its positioning for the 5G era, CEO says.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 11/8/2018
Despite his high-speed name, Telecom Italia's Giuseppe Ferraris is concerned about any 5G business case based entirely on providing faster mobile connectivity to consumers.
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