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Key developments related to the use of 802.11x technology in communication service provider networks.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 3/20/2019
Verizon, T-Mobile and others want the FCC to auction a portion of the 6GHz band for 5G. But a wide range of players, from cable companies like Charter to tech companies like Apple, strongly oppose that proposal, arguing 6GHz should be held for unlicensed services like WiFi.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 3/13/2019
The industry's initiative to deliver symmetrical speeds of 10 Gbit/s isn't just about Full Duplex DOCSIS.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 3/12/2019
Yes 5G is everywhere and everything, but the message from Boingo's Derek Peterson is clear: Don't ignore WiFi.
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By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 3/11/2019
Microsoft sees pervasive connectivity as the killer app for 5G – and Microsoft's golden ticket to becoming a major telco vendor.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 2/27/2019
Although most of the MWC noise is focused squarely on 5G, Cisco's CEO used his keynote appearance to talk about the opportunities for WiFi in the enterprise, and to call on providers to consider the technology in their planning.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 2/25/2019
Cable industry co-op is heading up a new project to help its hundreds of tier 2/3 operator members get easier access to peering sites and reduce Internet transport costs, new VP of broadband solutions says.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 2/25/2019
A small wireless ISP in San Francisco signed on to use Facebook's Terragraph wireless technology running in the unlicensed 60GHz band. However, Common Networks isn't sure yet whether it will label the service as '5G.'
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By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 2/24/2019
The Sacramento Kings have pledged to remain on the cutting edge of the 5G technology revolution. But in a deep dive with the team's networking executives, it's became clear that 5G might really just be another drag on the bottom line of the sports franchise.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 2/21/2019
WiFi remains a top technology for networks using unlicensed spectrum. But a new proposal from Qualcomm would create a version of 5G for deployments in unlicensed spectrum that could give WiFi a run for its money.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 2/20/2019
Despite its efforts to build out new spectrum, densify its network and deploy 5G, AT&T is also working to add capacity to its network via an expanded WiFi offloading deal with Boingo.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 2/20/2019
Israel-based Inango claims its cloud/client 'Virtual Services' platform can enable service providers to layer on and sell additional services via memory-starved, in-home devices.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 2/19/2019
5G will also represent about 3.4% of global connections by 2022 as 4G continues to dominate but begins to taper off as 5G activity picks up.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 2/12/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: US Secretary of State Pompeo pummels Huawei in Hungary; Nokia offers IoT-in-a-box; Allison Kirkby joins BT board; how to monitor your smart baby.
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