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By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 2/19/2019
One of the nation's largest telecom carriers is stuck between a gloating hedge fund and a pile of debt.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 2/19/2019
T-Mobile issued a new proposal for how the FCC should auction off C-Band spectrum. But the satellite companies that are currently using that spectrum are having none of it.
By Light Reading, 2/19/2019
It wouldn't be a 2019 Telecoms.com podcast without a fair bit of chat about Huawei, so the guys look to get it out of the way first this week.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 2/19/2019
'Ting TV' service is currently in a closed beta trial ahead of anticipated launch in the first half of 2019.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 2/19/2019
Why a no-deal Brexit that sees the UK crash out of the European Union could spell trouble for the Chinese equipment vendor.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 2/19/2019
AT&T's eight-figure deal to build its 5G network on Kubernetes tests the limits of the container management technology.
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.
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By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 2/19/2019
Ahead of Mobile World Congress, Qualcomm announced its second-gen 5G modem and said it would start shipping in commercial devices before a similar product from Intel.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 2/19/2019
Swedish vendor rebuts recent criticism that it lacks the products and resources to replace Huawei in European markets.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 2/19/2019
Massive MIMO antenna technology promises to deliver big boosts in users' speeds and operators' network capacity. But early reports from the field indicate the rollout of the technology has been somewhat bumpy.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 2/19/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Three goes cloud-native; Nokia adds transport muscle; Ericsson touts licensing deal with OPPO; Inwit boosts sales; and more.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 2/19/2019
Award-winning startup is developing repeaters designed to extend the reach of 5G mmWave connections in the 28GHz and 39GHz bands.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 2/19/2019
Alexander Harrowell, Senior Analyst at Ovum Enterprise Services, looks at the development of 5G enterprise services and the need for deeper relationships between the mobile sector and industrial verticals.
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Take White Hats Seriously to Staunch the Flow of Zero-Days
Joe Stanganelli, Managing Director, Blackwood King LC, 2/19/2019
Zero-day vulnerabilities are serious, and on the rise. And IT-security teams make ...
Container Vulnerability: Still a Reality
Larry Loeb, Author, 2/18/2019
A security problem with runC that could allow attackers to escape Linux ...
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How Next-Gen Optical Networks Support 5G
Niall Hunt, Editor, 2/19/2019
Disaggregration and standardization help optical network vendors advance their ...
RLEC Lumos: SMBs Want Wired, Symmetrical, High-Speed Broadband
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 2/14/2019
Rural service provider Lumos Networks taps ADTRAN's 10G solution to sate its ...
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By Simon Stanley, 1/2/2019
Developing an open architecture for domain-specific accelerators could empower service providers to accelerate edge computing and related applications.
The Rise of PAM4 and 64QAM: A Competitive Analysis of Optical Modules & Components
February 2019
The Rise of PAM4 and 64QAM: A Competitive Analysis of Optical Modules & Components identifies key networking, optical module, and semiconductor technologies, and details their application to 25G, 100G, 200G, 400G, and 600G ports, identifying and analyzing the full spectrum of vendors developing optical modules and components.
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Mobile Operator 5G Capex Forecasts: 2018-2023
December 2018
This paper estimates and forecasts 5G capex by mobile operators, including investments in the fixed transport infrastructure to serve those networks. It includes estimates for capex split by region and network segment.
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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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Prime Reading
Open Conflict Over Open RAN
Iain Morris , International Editor , 2/14/2019
Accusations that big kit vendors tried to throttle developments show open RAN ...
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.
Taking It Slow: Enterprises Use Open Source, but Are Cautious About Contributing
Mitch Wagner , Executive Editor, Light Reading , 1/9/2019
Enterprises are still mostly open source consumers rather than contributors to ...
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.
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
In the coming years, thousands of low-Earth orbit (LEO) satellites could be circling the nearby heavens, providing broadband connectivity to consumers and businesses ...
Jim Whitehurst had a nice job as chief operating officer of Delta Airlines in 2008, when he switched career tracks to take a position as CEO of Red Hat. Since then, ...
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