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By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 5/21/2019
The proposed merger of Sprint and T-Mobile took a big step forward with support from the chairman of the FCC, but plenty of questions remain, including whether a Boost divestiture would create competition in the US market and whether anyone would buy it.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 5/20/2019
A couple of years removed from its $6B deal to buy Cavium, Marvell suddenly agrees to buy two companies so far this month. There's still 11 days left in May, folks.
By Jim Hodges, Principal Analyst – Cloud and Security, Heavy Reading, 5/20/2019
NetNumber's Jee Alkebsi and Heavy Reading's Jim Hodges discuss the recent 5G Security Market Leadership Study (MLS) and what network operators are doing to offer managed security services.
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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 5/20/2019
The Chinese vendor's survival as an international force is now at stake following the latest moves by the US administration and tech companies.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 5/20/2019
Conrad Clemson named CEO as EditShare takes on a majority investment from ParkerGale and plots plan to scale up its business and migrate its media asset collaboration and management platform to the cloud.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 5/20/2019
The chairman of the FCC said he will support the merger of Sprint and T-Mobile if they meet certain network-buildout targets and sell Sprint's Boost prepaid business. The odds that the merger will be approved are now much better than before.
By Light Reading, 5/20/2019
5G man is always desperate to help... but his help isn't always needed.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 5/20/2019
ACE claims it's struggling to get its mitts on a long-term contract between Hovsat & DirecTV that is key to Omniverse's streaming TV offering.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 5/20/2019
Many initial 5G deployments will be private networks on enterprise premises, and service providers will need to accommodate those needs, says MetTel CTO Ed Fox in conversation with Light Reading's Mitch Wagner. Also, Fox talks about how MetTel is going big on network functions virtualization (NFV).
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 5/20/2019
The Chinese equipment giant is sent packing by a host of the world's biggest technology companies and faces a huge threat to its consumer business after Google holds back some Android goodies.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 5/20/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: France resists US pressure to play hardball with Huawei; lampposts row threatens UK's 5G rollout; ADVA lands Openreach cell site gateway gig.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/20/2019
At the Big 5G Event in Denver, Gilles Garcia, EMEA comms business lead director at chip specialist Xilinx, suggests the hardware platforms needed to underpin 5G rollouts are being overshadowed by excitement over software developments.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 5/20/2019
Carolina West Wireless counts 300 towers and roughly 90,000 customers, and is still using a circuit-switched core network. But that's not stopping the operator from preparing for 5G.
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DevSecOps Enables Security to Finally Move at the Speed of the Business
Tim Woods, Vice President, Technology Alliances, FireMon, 5/20/2019
In the DevSecOps model, security teams are fully integrated into the DevOps process.
How to Stop Insider Breaches From Becoming the Norm
Mark Bower, General Manager for North America, Egress, 5/17/2019
Data breaches are now so common we rarely go a day without hearing about the ...
Broadband World News
BBWN Bites: Dish Network Eats Up More of EchoStar
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 5/20/2019
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ADTRAN Aims New Super Vectoring Gateway at MDUs
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 5/17/2019
ADTRAN's SmartRG 652ac carrier-grade router uses bonded super-vectoring ...
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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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Prime Reading
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 ...
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.
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Google continues to make progress with its Android TV Operator tier, with a reported 140 service providers on board worldwide. Now it appears that Google's success in ...
Zone TV, a provider of digital, niche-oriented programming, is branching out.
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