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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/9/2015
At Gigabit Europe 2015, Robin Mersh and Kevin Foster from the Broadband Forum explain how the industry body is adapting to meet the SDN, NFV and cloud needs of the access network sector.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/8/2015
At Gigabit Europe 2015, Ventura Team co-founder Richard Jones talks about some of the key business case considerations for FTTH network operators.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/8/2015
At the Gigabit Europe event, Jörn Schoof from M-net, the Munich city network operator, calls for industry collaboration on fiber broadband access rollouts.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/7/2015
Barna Kutvolgyi, managing director, Global Consumer, at JT, the incumbent operator on the island of Jersey, talks about how other service providers can learn from his company's gigabit broadband rollout experiences.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/6/2015
Masergy's James Harrison talks about some of the network security and data center issues network operators need to consider as they expand their broadband services portfolios.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/5/2015
Participants from the inaugural Gigabit Europe event in Munich share their key takeaways from the conference.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/2/2015
Peter Bell, CIO at Openreach, the access network division at UK incumbent BT, provides an update on the operator's G.fast trials and how Openreach is planning to deploy the broadband technology in its street cabinets.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/1/2015
MUNICH, Germany -- Could Google export its gigabit networks strategy from the US to Europe and light a fire under the continent's high-speed broadband market?
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/1/2015
Mark Collins, director of Strategy & Public Affairs at competitive UK city network operator CityFibre, talks about his company's plans to help build Gigabit Cities.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 9/30/2015
MUNICH -- Gigabit Europe -- UK mobile giant EE is planning on carrying out a pilot of gigabit-speed services over its 4G network using technologies including carrier aggregation and MIMO.
LRTV Interviews
Is Nokia Ready for 5G in North America?

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Nokia's head of North America, Rick Corker, gives us an update on the vendor's technical achievements in 5G, its announced wins with carriers and why the North American market is going to be so challenging and competitive as these networks roll out.
LRTV Documentaries
The Telecoms.com Podcast: AI, UIs & WTF

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Another special episode this week as Scott and Wei visit the Ovum Digital Futures summit and are joined by analyst Ed Barton. They have the bright idea of starting the recording outside, which not only results in a regrettable amount of wind noise but also tiresome bureaucratic interference (after ten minutes), both of which are resolved by a move inside. In ...
LRTV Documentaries
MWCA 2018: Nokia Booth Tour

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We took a quick walk around the Nokia stand at Mobile World Congress Americas earlier this month and enjoyed some virtual reality pitches, lessons in network demand forecasting and a discussion of decomposing network functions (I think).
LRTV Documentaries
Wirelessly Connected Cars Could Lead to Safer Roads

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Qualcomm, Panasonic and Ford recently demonstrated 'cellular vehicle-to-everything' or C-V2X, which allows vehicles to remain in real-time communication with their environment. Some say this technology has the potential to reduce motor vehicles accidents by 80%. The recent demo was hosted at Panasonic's smart city in Denver, Colorado, where the stakes for ...
CxO Spotlight
Synchronoss CEO Glenn Lurie: Delivering the New Mobile OS

9|21|18   |   07:20   |   (0) comments


Glenn Lurie, CEO of software platform provider Synchronoss Technologies, has his work cut out for him. He's helping carriers navigate several possible growth opportunities, like IoT, messaging and personal cloud services. Check out this interview where Lurie discusses the company's newest partnership with AT&T and new proof-of-concept with a blockchain-based ...
LRTV Custom TV
Open Radisys – Driving Disruption for the Global Telecom Industry

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Brian Bronson, Radisys president and CEO, and Gabriel Brown, principal analyst at Heavy Reading, meet at MWC Americas to discuss the pending acquisition of Radisys by Reliance Industries and how it enables Radisys to accelerate its strategy to help global operators to disrupt their networks. Brian also discusses the future direction of disaggregated Open RAN and ...
LRTV Custom TV
Affirmed: Becoming The Industry's First 'Mobile Core as a Service'

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Affirmed Networks' VP of Strategic Alliances and Systems Engineering, Amit Tiwari, talks to Light Reading's Phil Harvey about the availability of Affirmed's vEPC on AWS – the industry's first 'Mobile Core as a Service' – and how it represents a game-changer for mobile network operators and the industry.
LRTV Custom TV
Taking 5G Indoors

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Heavy Reading's Gabriel Brown talks to Luigi Tarlazzi of Commscope about how to take 5G indoors with dedicated in-building small cell networks.
LRTV Interviews
Sprint's Ron Marquardt: Massive MIMO & Sprint's 5G Advantage

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As Sprint upgrades its network to handle more capacity for LTE, it is deploying massive MIMO antennas that provide the carrier a software-upgradable path to 5G services. Sprint's VP of Technology Ron Marquardt fills us in on the very latest, including a bit about why Sprint can use normal form-factor handsets for its network when 5G arrives.
LRTV Interviews
Boingo Wireless CTO: Better Capacity Leads to Better Services

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Heavy Reading's Gabe Brown and Boingo Wireless CTO Derek Peterson discuss Boingo's view of CBRS spectrum and why the opportunities are great because a whole ecosystem of companies can participate in shared spectrum offerings. He also discusses some augmentation use cases for 5G coming up soon.
LRTV Custom TV
Qualcomm Is Mobilizing Millimeter Wave

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Qualcomm's SVP of Engineering, Alejandro Holcman, discusses how the company is actively overcoming the challenges of using millimeter waves to connect mobile users with cellular basestations, a big step in deploying commercial 5G services in the next few months. He said we will definitely see this technology in smartphones by the first half of 2019 and that ...
LRTV Documentaries
The Telecoms.com Podcast: 5G, IoT & Apple iPhone

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The pod has a special guest this week in the form of telecoms consultant William Webb, who joins Scott along with the no-less special Iain Morris of Light Reading. They start by noting that, even by recent standards, the 5G hype reached hysterical levels in the build-up to MWC Americas. They move on to IoT and contemplate whether operators are even capable of ...