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By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 6/25/2019
Building edge computing resources for advanced applications is going to be a big challenge to telcos in terms of how and where to invest, as well as when and where to partner with cloud providers, vendors and others.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 6/25/2019
Finnish equipment vendor may be heading for a strong second half and a big improvement in its market share as 5G software issues are resolved.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 6/25/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: KPN boss to leave in September; Deutsche Telekom, SK Telecom form 5G joint venture; Glastonbury latest.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/24/2019
New specs will repackage recent annexes and enhancements to DOCSIS 3.1, such as Full Duplex DOCSIS and Low Latency DOCSIS, and add in new Extended Spectrum DOCSIS capabilities.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 6/24/2019
The latest release from The Linux Foundation's Acumos AI Project offers some interesting incremental improvements.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/24/2019
A sizable and widening gap on domestic and international ARPU could negatively affect the premium value currently placed on Netflix's non-US subscription streaming business, analyst says.
By Robert Clark, 6/24/2019
In rare win abroad, China Telecom is awarded a mobile license in the Philippines.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 6/24/2019
Europe's big equipment makers say they have diversified their supply chains to cope with possible risks such as US restrictions on China-made gear.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 6/24/2019
The UK's 5G lead owes everything to a Chinese equipment vendor that might eventually be banned from the market.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 6/24/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson bigwig can't understand the UK's approach to Huawei; Huawei claims its smartphone sales are on the rise in western Europe; Telxius and DE-CIX cuddle up.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 6/24/2019
The US wireless industry is a complicated place. Here are 10 charts to help you make more sense of it.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/21/2019
Thanks to its incumbent position in the 2.5GHz band, Sprint – along with marriage partner T-Mobile – could consolidate key mid-band spectrum without paying a king's ransom, BTIG Analyst Walter Piecyk says.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 6/21/2019
Opensignal says 'real world' average 5G speeds in South Korea reach 118.8 Mbit/s, a far cry from the near-gigabit downstream maximums.
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Millions of Dell PCs at Risk Due to Software Flaw
Larry Loeb, Author, 6/24/2019
SafeBreach found that one library of software which was used to construct Dell's ...
The Cracking of RSA-2048 Encryption Will Come Sooner Than Had Been Thought
Larry Loeb, Author, 6/21/2019
Advances in both QC and QC methods will see to that.
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DOCSIS Is Go for '4.0'
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/24/2019
New specs will repack recent additions of DOCSIS 3.1 and tack on new ...
BBWN Bites: Low-Latency DOCSIS With Just a Software Upgrade
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 6/21/2019
CableLabs added the capability earlier this year and MSO Cox is already testing a ...
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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
Nokia chief Rajeev Suri peers down from his London office at a giant outdoor screen showing this year's Cricket World Cup. The sport he so clearly loves is analogous ...
During Cisco's recent corporate trade event, Cisco Live, the company's CEO Chuck Robbins devoted roughly half an hour to a Q&A session with reporters, covering everything from Cisco's position on the world's geopolitical stage to the company's latest networking products.
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