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Key developments related to fronthaul and cloud/centralized radio access network (C-RAN) technologies and strategies.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 7/4/2019
Samsung is expecting O-RAN gear to arrive by 2020.
By Sterling Perrin, Principal Analyst, Heavy Reading, 7/1/2019
What's the best way forward for operators when it comes 5G transport networks?
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.
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By Sterling Perrin, Principal Analyst, Heavy Reading, 6/12/2019
To gain a realistic understanding of operators' views and plans for transport, Heavy Reading launched its first-ever 5G Transport Market Leadership Study with support from Ericsson, Fujitsu, Juniper and VIAVI Solutions.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 5/28/2019
Yes, there's plenty of action around 5G, but there might be a shortage of technicians who can physically install the technology. Players across the industry are now working on solutions to that problem.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 5/21/2019
CenturyLink's Kevin McBride explains why it's a 'great time to be wireline.'
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.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 5/15/2019
Japan's Rakuten is building what it says will be the first truly cloud-native mobile network, and its existing operators should be worried.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 5/15/2019
The radio access network receives plenty of attention in 5G discussions, but Verizon's Glenn Wellbrock says those "fancy radios" require a strong fiber backbone.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 5/13/2019
MSOs must remain wary of 5G-powered in-home broadband services, but the backhaul and fronthaul opportunities will abound for cable operators as 5G networks are deployed.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 5/5/2019
Amdocs, CommScope, Parallel Wireless, Quantenna Communications, Sprint and Verizon and Ericsson are this year's finalists.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/5/2019
Six companies – Anritsu, Infovista, Kentik, Netrounds, Spirent and Viavi Solutions – made the cut in the Outstanding Test & Measurement Vendor category.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/4/2019
There are 11 (yes, count them!) shortlisted entries in this year's category for Most Innovative Telecoms Product (Optical/IP/Carrier Ethernet/FTTH).
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Steve Durbin, Managing Director, Information Security Forum, 8/14/2019
Establishing a business-focused security assurance program is a long-term, ...
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 8/16/2019
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 8/15/2019
The amount spent on OTT continues to skyrocket as demonstrated (again) in the ...
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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 ...
NFV Is Down but Not Out
Iain Morris , International Editor , 5/22/2018
NFV has failed to live up to the original expectations five years after it was ...
TIP Players Voice Open Source Misgivings
Iain Morris , International Editor , 7/11/2017
TIP members big and small are assessing what open source technology means for them.
Leading Lights 2017: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 4/10/2017
Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Dish Network's Charlie Ergen is poised to become a major new face in the 5G market.
Keeping up with data storage -- and keeping data safe -- is a more complex undertaking for companies now that most of their data is being processed in multicloud ...
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