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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 1/24/2020
Swedish kit vendor says business fundamentals remain strong but warns costs will rise this year.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 1/23/2020
Meanwhile, Xfinity Mobile adds 261,000 lines in Q4, ending 2019 with more than 2 million.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 1/23/2020
InterDigital's 'transparency' move highlights battle for 5G bragging rights as China's IPR claims get louder.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 1/23/2020
Shifting some of its business from Openreach to CityFibre would be a 'super smart' move by BT's directors, says Greg Mesch, as he eyes a much bigger role in the UK's national broadband market.
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By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 1/22/2020
VMware will acquire networking startup to extend SD-WAN optimization to the LAN, helping service providers build enterprise business.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 1/22/2020
Heavy Reading senior analyst James Crawshaw is heading to MWC and expects to be chatting about smart business models, Industry X.0, edge and more in Barcelona.
By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 1/22/2020
India's government seems prepared to listen to the country's ailing service providers, but the future remains bleak for one of them.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 1/21/2020
Unfortunately, that new chapter looks likely to be Chapter 11.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 1/20/2020
The country's biggest telecom operator is set to launch a 5G network based on technology it developed internally.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 1/20/2020
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EU bigwig plays down the Huawei-shaped hole in 5G rollout; Ericsson researches 5G in France; Telefónica's flexibility impresses rubber giant.
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Ransomware Costs More in Q4
Larry Loeb, Author, 1/27/2020
In Q4 of 2019, the average ransom payment increased by 104% to $84,116, finds ...
GE Medical Instrumentation on the Critical List
Larry Loeb, Author, 1/24/2020
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'Cable Haunt' Modem Threat Gets Fixes
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 1/27/2020
Vulnerability will 'forever change the security of cable modems,' a DOCSIS and ...
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The industry standards organization is looking to ease operator pain from ...
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Ericsson, Huawei & Nokia Are Facing an 'Oil Crisis' Upheaval
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Years of consolidation have left the global mobile network market largely in the ...
Not Business as Usual: Open Source Changes IT Operations
Mitch Wagner , Executive Editor, Light Reading , 1/11/2019
Open source doesn't just change software: It changes how IT does its job.
How Open Source Has Turned the Software Industry Upside-Down
Mitch Wagner , Executive Editor, Light Reading , 1/7/2019
Without open source, you don't get the cloud.
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Mitch Wagner , Executive Editor, Light Reading , 1/3/2019
Organizations transitioning to open source need to learn both self-sufficiency ...
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