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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/17/2018
Italian incumbent looks outside the traditional vendor community to solve its latest mobile network challenge.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/16/2018
Two of the leading industry groups trying to break the stranglehold of big vendors on the radio access network look set to combine their efforts.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/15/2018
Just like banks, some virtual network functions have become 'too big to fail,' says an executive at Deutsche Telekom's pan-net subsidiary, casting a shadow over efforts to cloudify the telco network.
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By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 10/12/2018
The legislative environment now seems to have roadblocks up against fiber deployment, according to Brian Daniels, Zayo's senior VP of strategic networks. He said there's a need for standard fees and permanent processes to help multiple tenants use a city's light poles and other infrastructure so several carriers can efficiently provide competitive services in cities.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/12/2018
Deutsche Telekom becomes the first European operator to make a firm 5G coverage commitment.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/11/2018
Deutsche Telekom claims 80% of its mobile network is 5G ready as it prepares for a 2020 commercial launch, but the transition to full-blown 5G will require a lot more effort.
By Robert Clark, 10/10/2018
Chinese equipment vendor unveils its first AI chips and warns about the impact of AI on telco jobs.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/9/2018
Deciding which groups to back is a difficult job for operators that face resource constraints.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 10/8/2018
Fending off hypercloud providers like Amazon and Microsoft was a driver for the merger. But there's more to it than that.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/4/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange extends telematics deal; Telia goes smart metering; Ireland guns for Facebook.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/1/2018
VP Bill Long tells NFV-Carrier SDN crowd that niche players and new entrants face a much riskier market, even though hardware capex requirements are much lower.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 9/26/2018
Telcos are referencing NFV less these days and are talking more about cloud-native functions. But what's the difference, and why are cloud-native applications any better?
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 9/21/2018
Demonstrated with gusto at Vodafone's headquarters this week, holographic calling might just be the killer application that 5G craves.
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MIT Researchers Have a DAWG in the Fight Against Spectre & Meltdown
Larry Loeb, Author, 10/19/2018
In the fight against Spectre and Metldown vulnerabilities, MIT is pitting its ...
McAfee: Seasalt Malware Raises Its Head Again
Jeffrey Burt, Editor & Journalist, 10/19/2018
Code from the Seasalt malware that was last seen in 2010 has been found in new ...
Broadband World News
ISPs Sue Vermont Over Net Neutrality Rules
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 10/19/2018
Two weeks after taking California to court, industry groups American Cable ...
Next-Generation Networks Must Be Smart
Niall Hunt, Editor, 10/19/2018
In order to meet customers' current and future needs, operators are investing in ...
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DT's Terastream: A Bigger Splash?
Iain Morris , International Editor , 9/13/2018
Deutsche Telekom's once-ballyhooed Terastream initiative, which turned seven this ...
TIP Players Voice Open Source Misgivings
Iain Morris , International Editor , 7/11/2017
TIP members big and small are assessing what open source technology means for them.
The Growing Pains of 5G
Iain Morris , International Editor , 3/15/2017
The hype surrounding 5G reached fever pitch at the recent Mobile World Congress, ...
Will ETSI Lose Its Edge as Fog Rolls In?
Iain Morris , International Editor , 9/28/2016
ETSI's mobile edge computing (MEC) specifications group wants to be the 'center ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Eric Hutchinson's goals as CEO of Spirent are nothing if not ambitious. He is seeking to not only move the long-time testing and assurance vendor into a new strategic ...
Virtualization is a term the telecom industry has wrestled with for the past six years, since network functions virtualization (NFV) became a "thing," but it's time ...
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