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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 1/18/2019
China's ambassador is reported to have said Canada will face 'repercussions' if it bows to US pressure to exclude Huawei from its 5G networks.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 1/18/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica plots asset sales in Central America; Oxford University says no to more Huawei cash; Telia board change; no-deal Brexit will curb BBC channel distribution.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 1/18/2019
The Russia-focused operator is jettisoning its high-profile digital platform in a move that will hit employees in Amsterdam and London.
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 1/17/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: OTE sells stake in Telekom Albania; Orange cuts ribbon on Guiana-Martinique link; WorldRemit sets up shop in South Africa.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/16/2019
Ren Zhengfei's answers to questions during a rare meeting with reporters will not silence Huawei's critics.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 1/16/2019
There was a lot to see in Las Vegas last week, but was there anything said that we had never heard before? Phil Harvey and Mike Dano discuss the week's activities and parse each major carrier's 5G progress following CES 2019.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 1/16/2019
The French IoT company has lost another two senior executives in recent months, according to sources, following a wave of departures in the past two years.
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 1/16/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Turk Telekom tests Nokia's machine-learning technology for 5G; Orange and Groupama form home surveillance JV; reversal of fortune for Qualcomm in German court.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 1/15/2019
Craig McCaw, Ian Small and Marni Walden said they will act as advisers to Alphabet's Loon. Those kinds of high-profile executives could help Loon's balloons get off the ground.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/15/2019
The next-generation mobile technology was supposed to be about new enterprise services opportunities. But where are they?
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 1/15/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia's Nuage Networks powers sports data analysis; BT Global Services turns to SevOne; Helios enters South African market.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 1/15/2019
A merger between the two companies would create one of the region's biggest telcos, giving it the muscle it needs to compete against other big players.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 1/14/2019
T-Mobile promised to roll out 5G nationwide on its 600MHz spectrum by 2020, but it already has some 5G services in action. All it lacks are compatible smartphones.
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Vulnerability Puts Millions of Fortnite Players at Risk, Check Point Finds
Jeffrey Burt, Editor & Journalist, 1/18/2019
Epic Games, the developer of Fortnite, fixed vulnerabilities in its web ...
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Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 1/18/2019
Over the last year, vulnerable, cloud-based databases have shown that dangers of ...
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Net Neutrality Case Goes On, Despite Shutdown
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 1/18/2019
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Broadband Forum 2019: Focused on Services
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 1/17/2019
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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 ...
Leading Lights 2018: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 4/11/2018
Light Reading is thrilled to announce the finalists for this year's Leading ...
Robot Wars: Telecom's Looming AI Tussle
Iain Morris , International Editor , 3/14/2018
Telcos performing routine chores will be ripe for AI-based automation. But whose ...
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Iain Morris , International Editor , 9/18/2017
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Masergy's new CEO admits his company is seeing more competition in the managed services space from traditional telecom operators, but expects the privately held ...
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