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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 1/18/2019
The Russia-focused operator is jettisoning its high-profile digital platform in a move that will hit employees in Amsterdam and London.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 1/17/2019
'We compete with (and lose to) Fortnite more than HBO,' Netflix says in jab at its competition.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 1/17/2019
The government shutdown is already the longest on record, and there's no end in sight. And that situation is starting to make some players in the wireless industry – particularly those in the 3.5GHz CBRS space – a little nervous.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 1/17/2019
As 4K enters the consumer mainstream, a trade group has begun work on developing best practices and standards required for the leap to 8K video resolution.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 1/17/2019
Verizon offers its managers a playbook on how to prevent employees from unionizing, according to a new report.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 1/17/2019
It's a big jump, but Google says it's the first time it has raised prices in G Suite's ten-year history.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 1/17/2019
US tech giant and UK telco team up to provide cloud and networking services to European business customers.
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 1/17/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: OTE sells stake in Telekom Albania; Orange cuts ribbon on Guiana-Martinique link; WorldRemit sets up shop in South Africa.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 1/17/2019
Having previously revealed that 350 jobs would go in Finland, Nokia has indicated that another 980 are on the line in France and Germany.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 1/17/2019
The Microsoft-Walgreens tie-up will help Walgreens improve patient outcomes while Microsoft gains vertical penetration. And both companies fend off attacks from Amazon.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 1/16/2019
The FCC's experimental licensing system is out of action for the duration of the US government shutdown.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 1/16/2019
Proposed law arrives amid rising US government fears that the China-based telecom companies have violated sanctions and are a threat to national security.
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.
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'Collection #1' Repository Totals 87GB of Stolen Email Addresses & Passwords
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 1/17/2019
With the discovery of 'Collection #1,' security researcher Troy Hunt appears to ...
A Diverse Security Workforce Is a Stable Security Workforce
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 1/17/2019
In an era when enterprises are scrambling to keep up with security demands, a new ...
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Broadband Forum 2019: Focused on Services
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 1/17/2019
The industry organization's major initiatives will address broadband ...
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 ...
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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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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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