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By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 2/18/2019
Windstream may end up owing 310M to a hedge fund if a court ruling made on Friday is allowed to stand. That could force the company into bankruptcy.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 2/18/2019
But to get that global vision off the ground (literally), LeoSat must piece together a plan that spans technology, secures funding and cuts through a heap of regulatory red tape.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 2/18/2019
With its next-gen network plans, the ecommerce company threatens to have the same impact on Japan's telecom market that Reliance Jio had in India.
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 2/18/2019
Also in today's regional roundup: GSMA warns against supply chain disruption in Europe; UK mobile operators may be forced to share networks in rural areas; G+D boasts integrated mobile security chip; and more.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 2/15/2019
Analyst firm says a deal for company's fiber-fueled business services unit could fetch as much as $4 billion, jolt stock.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 2/15/2019
Lawsuit alleges that Omniverse One World Television, a company 'powering' multiple OTT-TV services, is distributing channels, TV shows and movies without authorization.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 2/15/2019
Working with Techstars, Comcast/NBCU is gearing up for a second Lift Labs Accelerator program that will involve up to 12 startups that could end up with partnerships with Comcast and/or NBCU.
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By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 2/15/2019
The first 5G handsets are expected to be on display at Mobile World Congress – or even before. But 5G networks and coverage are still lacking.
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 2/15/2019
This week in our WiC roundup: A startup competition for black women in tech; the challenges of getting to the top and staying there; have a dude's name to get ahead; and more.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 2/15/2019
Amid turmoil in international equipment markets, Huawei's rotating chairman is worrying about what happens after 5G.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 2/15/2019
Vendor already has Tier 1 traction, a founder with track record of disruption, the backing of Bessemer and has Cisco, Juniper, Huawei and Nokia in its sights.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 2/15/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica improves its network visibility with Ixia; Telia's Uzbek fine fallout keeps falling out; DriveNets raises $110 million.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 2/14/2019
Let's get serious about 5G phones. They're going to be cool, gorgeous and they're mostly going to run at 4G speeds.
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Container Vulnerability: Still a Reality
Larry Loeb, Author, 2/18/2019
A security problem with runC that could allow attackers to escape Linux ...
Increased Cryptomining: a Toehold for Attackers
Larry Loeb, Author, 2/15/2019
New research reveals that in the last nine months of 2018 there has been a 19x ...
Broadband World News
RLEC Lumos: SMBs Want Wired, Symmetrical, High-Speed Broadband
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 2/14/2019
Rural service provider Lumos Networks taps ADTRAN's 10G solution to sate its ...
Feds Aim to Cut Rural Broadband Red Tape
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 2/13/2019
In the American Broadband Initiative Milestones Report out today, 20 federal ...
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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.
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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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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Prime Reading
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.
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.
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
In the coming years, thousands of low-Earth orbit (LEO) satellites could be circling the nearby heavens, providing broadband connectivity to consumers and businesses ...
Jim Whitehurst had a nice job as chief operating officer of Delta Airlines in 2008, when he switched career tracks to take a position as CEO of Red Hat. Since then, ...
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