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MixComm CEO talks advancements in beamforming and mmWave for 5G

MixComm's CEO explains the company's approach to beamforming and mmWave, and how partnerships are key to furthering updates to those 5G technologies.

Verizon's Shah on private networks, now and later

While AR, VR and robotics applications generate the most buzz, Anand Shah says many of those private network use cases are several years out. Currently, computer vision is one of the most widely used private network use cases.

Matrixx CTO: How modern charging, billing unlocks new mobile services

Marc Price, CTO of Matrixx, talks about the possibilities that exist for network operators when they can more creatively charge for services and what new infrastructure unlocks those opportunities.

Big 5G Recap: Going hybrid in the mile-high city

Light Reading's Jeff Baumgartner and Mike Dano join Phil Harvey to recap the Big 5G Event and discuss what has happened lately with in-person events.

Verizon's Peselli on enterprises' evolving network consumption model

Massimo Peselli explains how customers can utilize Verizon's cloud to reduce the hardware needed to support their network operations, and how 5G is advancing the network-as-a-service approach.

Private 5G represents 'turning point' for John Deere

John Deere's Kiel Ronning provides some fresh insight into how private networks are weaving their way into smart manufacturing and why they are emerging as optimal platforms for connected factories.

AT&T's Katibeh on bridging the digital divide

Mo Katibeh speaks to AT&T's efforts to close the digital divide and what's next for the operator's future fiber and 5G network buildouts.

Verizon's Artley on anchoring a private 5G network at Port of Southampton

Port of Southampton teamed up with Verizon and Nokia to deploy a private 5G network.

Mike O'Rielly, formerly of the FCC, cautions on infrastructure timing

One of the FCC's former commissioners believes that Congress is poised to quickly approve around $65 billion in broadband-related infrastructure spending. But a waiting game on funding payouts could ensue.

Verizon docks private 5G network at UK's largest shipping port

Verizon partnered with Nokia to deploy a private 5G network for Southampton, the largest of the 21 Associated British Ports.

T-Mobile's Neville Ray: 5G's extraordinary upside

"I think we have so much to deliver on 5G."

Optimism infects Big 5G Event

In-person attendance at the show was clearly far less than the 2019 show in Denver, prior to the pandemic. But the executives who attended this year's Big 5G Event had a bounce in their step.

Exploring Dish's 5G vision

BIG 5G EVENT, DENVER – Sidd Chenumolu, Dish Network's VP of technology development, offers an update on Dish's national 5G network buildout and what learnings Dish hopes to gain from its first 5G deployment in Las Vegas.

Boingo brings connectivity and contactless experiences to airports

Boingo's CTO explains how the company is supporting 5G deployments, private networks and contactless experiences at airports.

Dish's Stephen Stokols hints at what's next for Boost Mobile

Stephen Stokols, the Dish Network executive in charge of the company's growing camp of mobile brands, said Dish might not be done buying MVNOs.

Leading Lights 2021: The Finalists

Light Reading is delighted to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights Awards program, which is now in its 17th year.

AT&T preps for hiring spree, open RAN deployment

'What that means is jobs ... we are literally hiring thousands of people this year,' says AT&T's Mo Katibeh. 'This is a jobs creation story...Fiber and 5G are at the heart of it.'

'Get comfortable with being uncomfortable,' Google's Joshi advises on women leadership programs

During a fireside chat at the Women in Telecommunications Workshop, Joshi shared her insights into how organizations can develop informal and formal programs to support women's upward career trajectory.

Here's how we can return to trade shows

The Big 5G Event is happening in Denver next week. It will be one of the first in-person trade shows for the US telecom industry since the pandemic started. Here is what to expect.

The forecast for in-person telecom events: Expect a busy Q4

From the Big 5G Event to Connect (X) 2021, ACA Connects and the NAB Show, US telecom executives are expecting a strong return to in-person events in the fall.

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