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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.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 5/17/2019
A new API from Qualcomm promises to give Android Q app developers information about how fast users' 5G phones will go. But don't expect a 5G 'killer app' anytime soon.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 5/17/2019
Putting Huawei on the trade blacklist would have dire consequences for the global supply chain and the operators that use its equipment.
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By Mike O’Malley, Vice President of Carrier Strategy and Business Development at Radware, 5/17/2019
As 5G networks begin to roll out, it is worth looking at how service providers can deliver high-value, high-margin security services in a way that no one else in the IoT ecosystem can match.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 5/17/2019
Oracle sells to Asian telco Circles.Life; Microsoft partners with Sony on gaming; VMware acquires Bitnami for multicloud, and more telco cloud news this week.
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 5/17/2019
This week in our WiC roundup: Women in Comms steals the show in Denver; moms in tech hog the headlines; women are talked over in meetings (duh); and more!
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 5/17/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT launches employee share scheme, unveils underwhelming new logo; German trade group distances itself from US stance on Huawei.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 5/16/2019
Under its new OTT-like, bring-your-own broadband model, the industrial IoT company aims to scale up more rapidly and set the stage for a global services strategy.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 5/16/2019
As AT&T digests DirecTV and Time Warner, Verizon and T-Mobile are working on refining their video strategies ahead of broad 5G rollouts.
By Light Reading, 5/16/2019
CenturyLink CTO Andrew Dugan shares his views on 5G transport technology at the Big 5G Event in Denver on May 8, 2019.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 5/16/2019
US operators have been selling customer location information to third parties, including location aggregators. However, that's mostly over, according to new carrier correspondence with the FCC.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 5/16/2019
Sprint will kick off preorders for the LG V50 ThinQ and the HTC 5G Hub on May 17.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 5/16/2019
Company CFO Chris Winfrey expands on Charter's strategy to use Spectrum Mobile as a growth driver for its home broadband service.
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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 ...
Cisco All at Sea Over Trust Anchor Module Vulnerability
Larry Loeb, Author, 5/15/2019
Researchers have found ways to bypass the entire process of secure booting that ...
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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 ...
BBWN Bites: BT Shares With Employees
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 5/17/2019
Also in today's roundup of broadband happenings is news from the FCC, and more ...
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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.
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
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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