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By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 10/22/2019
Sprint says its new 5G network is much faster than its 4G network, and bigger than any other 5G network in the country. But Sprint still argues that its merger with T-Mobile is necessary for a wider 5G network.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 10/22/2019
The Chinese equipment vendor has lost 20% of staff and is smaller than it was four years ago, but it keeps on going.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/22/2019
The US Department of Justice is reportedly looking into Comcast's decision to remove Starz from select Xfinity TV packages as tensions mount over pricing and the streaming options now available to premium programmers.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/22/2019
As the exclusive wireless partner for Disney+, Verizon will offer a free year of the OTT service to new and existing 4G and 5G unlimited subs, as well as to new Fios and 5G Home Internet customers.
By Faisal Khan, Network Operator Technology Planning Dept., 10/22/2019
The MEF 70 service attribute standard for the SD-WAN industry is good… but is it enough?
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/22/2019
The Indian operator is trying out the BSS specialist's cloud-based charging system at its commercial operations in the Punjab as part of its back-office evolution strategy.
By Light Reading, 10/22/2019
On this week's podcast: Earnings updates; Broadband World Forum thoughts; and Iain's new iPhone.
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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 10/22/2019
Ericsson and Nokia remain extras on the set of China's mobile infrastructure drama, and Huawei's starring role supports its overseas ambitions.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/22/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Three UK pilots LPWA network; Ericsson wants to accelerate 5G RAN with Nvidia; BICS extends European footprint.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 10/21/2019
After receiving new promises from both Dish Network and T-Mobile, Colorado joined Mississippi in reversing its position and supporting the proposed merger of Sprint and T-Mobile.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 10/21/2019
Verizon turns to self installations and the 5G NR specification for its refreshed 5G Home fixed wireless Internet service.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/21/2019
Fresh off a $9 million funding round, Sweepr aims to help its ISP partners offer customer care as a service to makers of smart home devices and appliances.
By Robert Clark, 10/21/2019
Will the introduction of mobile number portability threaten China Mobile's dominant position?
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Two Threat Actors, One Targeted Threat
Larry Loeb, Author, 10/22/2019
By combining, two threat actors leveraged their own specific areas of expertise ...
Cylance Discovers WAV Files Can Hide Malware
Larry Loeb, Author, 10/21/2019
BlackBerry Cylance threat researchers Anuj Soni, Jordan Barth and Brian Marks ...
Broadband World News
BBWN Bites: New Broadband Map Uses Census Blocks, Adds Prices
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 10/22/2019
Also today, TM Forum and friends tackle IoT interoperability; Wilson, N.C., gets ...
UNH-IOL Updates on CloudCO at #BBWF
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/22/2019
At the recent Broadband World Forum 2019 event, Lincoln Lavoie from the ...
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
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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.
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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Vodafone's 5G Network in London: A User Review
Gabriel Brown , Principal Analyst, Heavy Reading , 9/5/2019
Never mind the hype, how does this next-generation network actually perform in ...
Is NFV Headed for a Cliff?
Mitch Wagner , Executive Editor, Light Reading , 8/7/2019
Are telcos solving NFVs big problems or making them worse? Critics say a ...
A User Review of EE's 5G Network in London
Gabriel Brown , Principal Analyst, Heavy Reading , 8/1/2019
Everyone's talking about 5G services, but do they measure up to the hype? We ...
Ericsson, Huawei & Nokia Are Facing an 'Oil Crisis' Upheaval
Iain Morris , International Editor , 7/31/2019
Years of consolidation have left the global mobile network market largely in the ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
When Bikash Koley jumped ship from Google to become the CTO of Juniper Networks in mid-2017, it was considered quite a win for the networking firm. Koley, who had ...
CEO Danielle Royston is in the process of taking Optiva -- formerly Redknee, a troubled BSS provider -- and giving it a new focus.
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