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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 7/19/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: CityFibre takes fiber gig into 14 more cities; Millicom boosted by M&A; Hungary kicks off 5G auction process; Qualcomm fined.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 7/19/2019
5G operators are keen to see consumer electronics companies install 5G capabilities into all kinds of devices. However, analysts are divided about whether that will actually happen.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 7/19/2019
UK politicians say the country's next prime minister will have to make a quick decision about Huawei and say restrictions would have an impact on security.
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By Tom Cloonan, Tom Cloonan, CTO of Network Solutions, CommScope, 7/19/2019
Operators are challenged with finding a tech-agnostic approach and a data-driven upgrade strategy that will stand the test of time.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 7/18/2019
The NTIA is still testing spectrum sharing in the 3.5GHz CBRS band. Such testing has delayed commercial operations in the band for almost a year.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 7/18/2019
T-Mobile and its parent company are worried that a cable company like Charter or Comcast might acquire Dish in order to gain MVNO access into T-Mobile's network.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 7/18/2019
German incumbent lashes out at European authorities after they approve Vodafone's takeover of Unitymedia, and says it may request a judicial review.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 7/18/2019
This mini episode of the Light Reading podcast features Ray Le Maistre and Dario Talmesio discussing the big trends shaping the 5G market worldwide, now that so many major operators have launched 5G services.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 7/18/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT sells historic HQ; Virgin and Sky extend content deal; Telefónica taps smart-metering tech.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 7/18/2019
The deal should take the pressure off Vodafone CEO Nick Read but comes as a big blow to German incumbent Deutsche Telekom.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 7/17/2019
Despite passing the 150-million subscriber mark globally, Netflix disappoints investors by falling well short of its second-quarter target of adding 5 million paid subscribers worldwide.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 7/17/2019
Bill Baker, CEO of AMG Technology Investment Group's NextLink, is getting ready to put millions from the FCC's Connect America Fund to use covering rural America with fixed wireless. He may soon bid for billions more.
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Malvertising Adds Sophistication to Disruption
Larry Loeb, Author, 7/17/2019
French security researcher Malekal delved into a murky world.
New BitPaymer Ransomware Discovered Hunting Big Game
Larry Loeb, Author, 7/16/2019
New variant shares most of its code with the BitPaymer ransomware operated by ...
Broadband World News
ADTRAN's Diversification Adds Up to $156.4M in Q2 Revenue
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 7/19/2019
Vendor expands focus into MSOs and utilities, increases fiber sales and extends ...
BBWN Bites: Subscribers Freeze Out Netflix
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 7/18/2019
The heavyweight in the streaming-video market it helped create, Netflix finds ...
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
Heavy Reading
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.
CORD and VCO: Paths to the Next Generation Central Office
March 2019
The CORD AND VCO Report examines the NGCO phenomenon, prominently including the progress of CORD and the emergence of VCO as operator open-source reference designs
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An SD-WAN Overview: Issues and Prospects
February 2019
An SD-WAN Overview: Issues and Prospects provides an overview and reviews significant issues in relation to the emergence of SD-WAN. It looks at the meaning of SD-WAN, its major drivers and benefits, and the structure of the market and its participants – especially between software and hardware vendors and service providers (SPs).
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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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Prime Reading
Europe's Long Walk to 5G
Iain Morris , International Editor , 7/11/2019
Europe's path to 5G is littered with regulatory and financial obstacles. But ...
Huawei Has Billions Riding on Claim to Be 5G Patents Powerhouse
Iain Morris , International Editor , 4/2/2019
As both a licensor and licensee of cellular technology, Huawei has more at stake ...
Europe's Big Telcos Are Getting Edgy About 5G
Iain Morris , International Editor , 3/13/2019
Virtual dodgeball will not happen unless operators cut mobile latency, but that ...
Open Conflict Over Open RAN
Iain Morris , International Editor , 2/14/2019
Accusations that big kit vendors tried to throttle developments show open RAN ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Keeping up with data storage -- and keeping data safe -- is a more complex undertaking for companies now that most of their data is being processed in multicloud ...
Anytime a new CEO takes charge, there are always questions as to whether he or she will implement a new strategic direction. In the case of Boingo, incoming CEO Mike ...
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