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Key developments related to fronthaul and cloud/centralized radio access network (C-RAN) technologies and strategies.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 12/12/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Keymile lands FTTB deal with Wobcom; BT Sport offers OTT monthly pass; KPN sells consulting arm; Deutsche Telekom nurtures 5G startups.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 11/15/2019
No wonder investors have panicked – Ribbon waves goodbye to its CEO as it announces an unexpected merger with transport network equipment specialist ECI Telecom. But why?
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 11/15/2019
Independence of systems integrators thrust into the spotlight as Indian SI is accused of favoring Altiostar, in which it owns a stake, despite its claims to be 'vendor-agnostic.'
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 11/14/2019
One of the developing world's biggest operators runs up data service losses in Malaysia and is looking to the Facebook-led initiative for help.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 11/13/2019
The UK-based operator stunned onlookers in Amsterdam today with news it is issuing a tender for a possible redesign of its entire European network.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/16/2019
Heavy Reading principal analyst Gabriel Brown discusses the latest trends in backhaul connectivity to support 5G strategies and the emerging importance of edge computing to mobile operators.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/11/2019
What were some of the key takeaways from Light Reading's 5G Transport & the Edge event in New York City? Two sober (just) editors chew the fat...
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By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 10/7/2019
Mike Dano explains how Verizon and other service providers speaking at the 5G Transport & the Edge event are well positioned to talk about edge computing, transport and traffic routing.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/3/2019
When the time came to open a new R&D facility focused on radio technology, the US software company could find no better place than Stockholm.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 9/30/2019
Marc Ganzi is described as a 'leading visionary and entrepreneur' in his company's biography, and given his recent investments its easy to see why. Here's what he has to say about hot topics like 5G, build to relocate, small cells and edge computing.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 9/27/2019
Light Reading's 5G Transport & the Edge event on October 10 in New York City will examine crucial aspects of constructing a 5G-capable network.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 9/25/2019
The industry body is concerned at the small number of radio access network (RAN) system vendors and is looking at ways to address that scarcity, says executive.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 9/24/2019
The test process and integration efforts associated with Open RAN deployments are overwhelming, so the industry needs to engage in collaborative, joint test schemes that cut out duplicated effort, says Orange exec. The good news is, China Mobile's on the case…
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