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By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 12/18/2018
Why spend more than $600M on a company that makes optical transceivers? It wasn't just one product, but an entire automated manufacturing process that may help Cisco stay ahead of future bandwidth bottlenecks.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 12/18/2018
On track to completion in the first half of 2019.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 12/18/2018
The service is initially available to select business 'early adopters,' with 5G to become available to the wider public next spring.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 12/18/2018
Settlement stems from 2017 suit claiming that systems formerly run by Time Warner Cable in New York had under-delivered on promised Internet speeds.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 12/18/2018
In today's regional EMEA roundup: CityFibre celebrates fiber funds; BT revamps its CEO bonus assessment scheme; ETSI launches a blockchain group; and more.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 12/18/2018
Even Amazon, with all its resources, is having difficulty with the transition, says Oracle Chairman Larry Ellison. Give that man a microphone and he trashes AWS, every time.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 12/18/2018
While Oracle's revenue and cloud growth is nearly flat, despite a booming cloud market, its application growth is 'spectacular' and cloud database is poised to take off, the company says.
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 12/18/2018
Vendor is on the counter-offensive, claiming strong 5G momentum, a clean security record and expected milestone revenues.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 12/17/2018
The 28GHz auction continues, as the FCC expects to open up almost 5GHz of millimeter wave spectrum for 5G in 2019 and beyond.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 12/17/2018
Sling TV, ESPN, Fox bring video streaming apps to the Oculus Go.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 12/17/2018
Decision to launch a trio of direct-to-consumer services and continue to license content is the wrong move, analyst says.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 12/17/2018
Google came to New York in 2000 with a one-person sales office operating out of a Starbucks.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 12/17/2018
Two of Europe's biggest operators are desperate to wean Europeans off US and Chinese technology, but they are uncomfortably reliant on it themselves.
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US Ballistic Missile Defense System Riddled With Security Flaws
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 12/18/2018
An Inspector General's report concerning the Defense Department's Ballistic ...
Shamoon Malware Re-Emerges With Attacks in Italy, Middle East
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 12/18/2018
Over the last week, several reports emerged that the Shamoon malware, which was ...
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Dose of mHealth Good for Telcos: Berg
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 12/18/2018
The connectivity side of mHealth – or the use of telecommunications in medicine – ...
Digital Transformation Cuts Capex, Opex & Adds to Bottom Line – Report
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 12/17/2018
Arthur D. Little report quantifies the benefits of telcos' own digital ...
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By Sterling Perrin, Principal Analyst, Heavy Reading, 10/25/2017
Next-gen wireless will require next-gen wireline fronthaul and backhaul solutions that must be put in place within the next 2 years.
Cable's 5G Transport Role: Promise Meets Complexity
December 2018
The cable industry is poised to benefit in many ways from 5G, but it must be careful to avoid getting stuck in a quagmire of complexity. This report analyzes the prospects for cable to provide 5G mobile transport services and examines the recent technologies and strategies that are being explored.
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Thought Leadership Council: CSPs Concerned About Impact of Future Tech on Security
November 2018
This month's Thought Leadership Council (TLC) forum focused on network security planning. This TLC panel was asked 10 questions about deployment plans, drivers and challenges and budgeting for network security. The results clearly indicate that CSPs feel their companies are currently doing a good or excellent job with network security; however, there are several new technologies and services that must be addressed in order to maintain necessary levels of network security.
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Multi-Terabit Switch Chips & Software
October 2018
This report details and analyzes more than 40 high-performance Ethernet switch devices, embedded SDN, operating system software and IP solutions, identifying the key requirements and highlighting the advantages they hold for equipment manufacturers and service providers. It also reviews vendor strategies and surveys component features, performance and flexibility in this important market. Further, this report profiles 15 leading vendors in the market.
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Prime Reading
Amid the Rubble of L'Aquila, ZTE Tries to Rebuild
Iain Morris , International Editor , 11/16/2018
China's ZTE is working hard to patch up its customer relationships after US ...
DT's Terastream: A Bigger Splash?
Iain Morris , International Editor , 9/13/2018
Deutsche Telekom's once-ballyhooed Terastream initiative, which turned seven this ...
Piecing Together the 5G Big Picture
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 9/10/2018
For network operators, the evolution to a 5G architecture requires a strategy ...
NFV Is Down but Not Out
Iain Morris , International Editor , 5/22/2018
NFV has failed to live up to the original expectations five years after it was ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Synamedia, the startup spawned by the acquisition of Cisco Systems's video software unit, will stick to its knitting by helping pay-TV partners deliver services to ...
Lee Wade, CEO at UK cloud and data network operator Exponential-e, talks cloud and network evolution, automation, security and why he has two baristas at the company's London HQ.
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