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By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 1/16/2019
Approval was nearly unanimous, as the deal moves toward expected completion in the second half of 2019.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 1/16/2019
After months of mostly positive signs surrounding the proposed merger between T-Mobile and Sprint, problems are emerging.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/16/2019
Ren Zhengfei's answers to questions during a rare meeting with reporters will not silence Huawei's critics.
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By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 1/16/2019
2019 is all about Android, as 5G smartphones begin to arrive.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 1/16/2019
There was a lot to see in Las Vegas last week, but was there anything said that we had never heard before? Phil Harvey and Mike Dano discuss the week's activities and parse each major carrier's 5G progress following CES 2019.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 1/16/2019
New and existing US subscribers will take on the brunt of the price hike to help Netflix feed its subscription streaming beast.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 1/16/2019
The French IoT company has lost another two senior executives in recent months, according to sources, following a wave of departures in the past two years.
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 1/16/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Turk Telekom tests Nokia's machine-learning technology for 5G; Orange and Groupama form home surveillance JV; reversal of fortune for Qualcomm in German court.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 1/16/2019
IPV6, security, DNS evolution and automation were all on the agenda at the UK Network Operators' Forum gathering in London.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 1/15/2019
2020 streaming play will support subscription and free, ad-based models as NBCU attempts to feed consumer demand for direct-to-consumer OTT without maiming its traditional distribution and ad business model.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 1/15/2019
Craig McCaw, Ian Small and Marni Walden said they will act as advisers to Alphabet's Loon. Those kinds of high-profile executives could help Loon's balloons get off the ground.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 1/15/2019
Microsoft and Walgreens Boots Alliance partner to transform healthcare delivery, as well as migrate most of WBA's IT infrastructure to Azure.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 1/15/2019
Press reports from Shenzen say that Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei has denied that his company has standing orders to install 'back doors' into its gear to allow the Chinese government to spy on Huawei customers.
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Justice Department Indicts 2 Ukrainian Nationals With Hacking SEC
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 1/16/2019
The Justice Department has charged two Ukrainian nationals with hacking into the ...
Federal Judge: Police Can't Force Suspects to Unlock Devices Using Biometrics
Larry Loeb, Author, 1/16/2019
A federal judge in California finds that police can't force suspects to unlock ...
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Why Did FCC Kill NTIA's Broadband Map?
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 1/16/2019
After NTIA asked for public comments on map improvements in October 2018, the FCC ...
AT&T's Zeto: Smart Cities Are Built on Platforms
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 1/15/2019
Mike Zeto, GM of AT&T's Smart Cities division, expects metro areas to adopt ...
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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.
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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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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Prime Reading
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.
Growing Pains: For Organizations Moving to Open Source, It's a Tough Transition
Mitch Wagner , Executive Editor, Light Reading , 1/3/2019
Organizations transitioning to open source need to learn both self-sufficiency ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Masergy's new CEO admits his company is seeing more competition in the managed services space from traditional telecom operators, but expects the privately held ...
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 ...
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