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Rogers Still Seeking Ignite TV Spark

Rogers' video sub losses moderated in Q4, but the big Canadian MSO continues to shed TV customers at a steady clip after completing its rollout of Ignite TV, a syndicated version of Comcast's X1 video platform.

Time to Enter the Leading Lights Awards 2020!

Never mind the Oscars! The awards season is now properly underway with the launch of the Leading Lights 2020 program, so get cracking on your submission for Light Reading's annual awards before you get swallowed up by MWC madness.

Big 5G Event Fireside Chat: Starry COO Alex Moulle-Berteaux

Light Reading's Mike Dano discussed how to build an affordable fixed 5G Internet service with Alex Moulle-Berteaux, chief operating officer for Starry, at the Big 5G Event in Denver on May 8.

Big 5G Event Panel: Critical Next Steps for 5G Deployments

Ovum's Michael Roberts discusses what pieces of the 5G puzzle are still needed with NSIGHT's Patrick Riordan, Mavenir's John Baker, Western Digital's Oded Sagee, Sprint's Mishka Dehghan and Cisco's Ian Campbell at the Big 5G Event in Denver, Colo. on May 7, 2019.

Big 5G Event Keynote: C Spire's Craig Sparks

Craig Sparks, the CIO for C Spire, discussed how millimeter wave technology will drive 5G innovation during his keynote at the Big 5G Event in Denver, Colo. on May 7.

Verizon's Palmer: 5G Pricing & Coverage Will Continue to Evolve

Verizon initially launched mobile 5G with relatively spotty coverage and a $10-per-month charge. But that's not necessarily where 5G is heading, according to Verizon's Nicki Palmer.

Zayo's Brian Daniels: Fiber Holds Key to Unlocking Millimeter Wave's Potential

As speedy millimeter wave technology gets deployed to fill some important gaps in super-dense urban areas and some rural regions, the potential of these new wireless offerings will be limited if not backed up by rich fiber networks.

AT&T's Phillips: Career Sponsorship Goes Both Ways

Shay Phillips encourages her peers to identify a career sponsor, an advocate who provides workplace advice and challenges colleagues.

Verizon's Dennis Ong: Vehicle Autonomy to Arrive in Phases

Personal autonomous vehicles is a long-term promise 5G, but the nearer-term reality is more likely involve autonomous shuttles in smart cities, assisted assisted by AI-empowered cameras, Verizon's Dr. Dennis Ong predicts.

Sprint's Campbell: 5G Is Getting Real – Now What?

Sprint's mobile 5G launch could happen in the next few days. But the real question is what the industry will do with 5G once it launches.

Big 5G Event Panel: Maximizing 5G ROI – The Business Case for 5G

Verizon's Nicki Palmer, AT&T's Igor Glubochansky, C Spire's Craig Sparks, Cincinnati Bell's Tom Simpson and CTIA's Tom Sawanobori join Light Reading's Mike Dano to discuss how 5G will really pay off for carriers.

CenturyLink Dives Into Services Deployed at the Deep Edge

CenturyLink's Kevin McBride explains why it's a 'great time to be wireline.'

MetTel's Silber: 5G Transforms Business Models

MetTel's Max Silber, the carrier's vice president of mobility, says 5G transforms business for both MetTel and its enterprise customers.

Big 5G Event Keynote: Sprint's Mishka Dehghan

Mishka Dehghan is vice president of 5G development for Sprint Business, and she talked about the future that we can enable with 5G at the Big 5G Event in Denver on May 8, 2019.

Why Telcos Need AI & Automation in 5G Networks

Heavy Reading's James Crawshaw gives an overview of a session he chaired at the Big 5G Event on automation, AI and the immediate uses for telcos as their networks evolve.

Securing 5G Networks: Control Plane Evolution

NetNumber's Jee Alkebsi and Heavy Reading's Jim Hodges discuss the recent 5G Security Market Leadership Study (MLS) and what network operators are doing to offer managed security services.

5G Man Goes OTT

5G man is always desperate to help... but his help isn't always needed.

MetTel's Fox: Enterprises Need to Find Business Case for 5G

Many initial 5G deployments will be private networks on enterprise premises, and service providers will need to accommodate those needs, says MetTel CTO Ed Fox in conversation with Light Reading's Mitch Wagner. Also, Fox talks about how MetTel is going big on network functions virtualization (NFV).

The Importance of Hardware to 5G

At the Big 5G Event in Denver, Gilles Garcia, EMEA comms business lead director at chip specialist Xilinx, suggests the hardware platforms needed to underpin 5G rollouts are being overshadowed by excitement over software developments.

Big 5G Event Keynote Panel: We Need to Talk About Edge Computing

Ibrahim Gedeon from Telus, Jim Poole from Equinix and Tom Tofigh from QCT discuss edge computing as part of the telco cloud at the Big 5G Event in Denver on May 8, 2019.

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