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Key developments related to the use of 802.11x technology in communication service provider networks.
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By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 5/12/2018
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By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 5/3/2018
Indian authorities have given a green light to the use of data and voice services on flights over the country's airspace.
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Sprint's fiscal year 2017 results, announced late on Wednesday afternoon, illustrates perfectly why the operator is the junior partner in the proposed merger with ...
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Cloud services are a bit of a mixed bag in the telecom space, as network operators have generally failed to crack the dominance of big cloud operators such as AWS, ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 4/30/2018
Service providers continue to wrestle with the challenge of virtualizing their networks, a move they hope will reduce costs and give them a service "agility" akin to ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 4/12/2018
Think of every major emerging networking technology in the telecom industry. Software-defined networking. Cloud RAN. Millimeter wave. Edge computing. Spectrum ...
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Is Florida Really Such a Cybersecurity Risk?
Joe Stanganelli, Principal, Beacon Hill Law, 6/18/2018
In the wake of a personal-security research report declaring Florida to have the ...
Decades-Old Vulnerability Allows Spoofing of Encryption Tools
Larry Loeb, Author, 6/18/2018
While GnuPG, Enigmail, GPGTools and python-gnupg have all patched the SigSpoof ...
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Fiber & Cable for the Cloud: How to Deliver Reach & Speed
6/14/2018
A challenge operators face is delivering sufficient capacity to allow customers ...
China's Telcos Spark PON Revenue Rebound
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After five consecutive quarters of decline, overall PON revenue rebounded in the ...
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Interest is growing in the potential of mobile edge computing. But will it live ...
US Giants Carve Out Role in the Industrial IoT
Sarah Thomas , Director, Women in Comms , 2/2/2016
AT&T and Verizon are taking different approaches to the Industrial Internet of ...
Q&A: SK Telecom Talks All Things 5G
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Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 5/7/2015
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