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By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 11/1/2019
It's already been a week since we left California and wrapped up at MWC Los Angeles 2019.
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 11/1/2019
This week in our WiCipedia roundup: Mobile World Congress Los Angeles releases stats on female speakers; Ernst & Young reveals blast-from-the-past training program; women are feeling less ...
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 10/30/2019
Boingo, which manages WiFi and cellular networks inside large venues around the country, is preparing to enter the 5G world, CEO Mike Finley explains.
By Sue Marek, Special Contributor, 10/29/2019
Rich communications services (RCS) isn't exactly top-of-mind in today's 5G-focused wireless industry. But the service, which was originally introduced by the GSMA in 2008 as an upgrade ...
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 10/28/2019
Niklas Heuveldop, the executive in charge of Ericsson's 11,500 North American employees, has slowly been working to pivot the company from a pure equipment and technology vendor to an ...
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 10/25/2019
Verizon and Sprint execs weigh in on what will change in mobile networks – and what's possible – when moving from a 4G to 5G network core.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 10/25/2019
MWC Los Angeles -- Sprint CTO John Saw said here that the operator's new 5G customers are consuming three to five times more data than its 4G LTE customers.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 10/24/2019
Light Reading's Mike Dano and Phil Harvey recap MWC Los Angeles. The show touted big business as a 5G catalyst. So where were the enterprise heavy hitters?
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 10/23/2019
MWC Los Angeles -- The US Department of Defense disclosed on details on Wednesday of its plans to test 5G, including increased spectrum sharing and applications such as VR training and ...
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 10/23/2019
MWC Los Angeles -- Verizon said one of its major fiber vendors, Corning, will begin testing 5G in one of its manufacturing plants. The announcement reiterates the notion that 5G isn't just ...
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 10/23/2019
MWC Los Angeles -- 5G continues to be a hot topic of discussion here, but increasingly the content of those conversations is taking a nationalistic bent.
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How Cable Will Broaden Its Horizons for Biz Services

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David Strauss of Broadband Success Partners dives into fresh research with North American cablecos that explores which new verticals, including IoT for agra-business, e-gaming and hospitality, will keep cable's business services engine humming in the years to come.
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Cisco's Paolo Campoli: When Security Is Network-Based

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Paolo Campoli, head of the SP Sector for Cisco EMEAR, discusses the trends of security in enterprise and small to midsized companies, and the opportunity with Cisco Umbrella to make 5G and broadband networks inherently secure and suitable to support the Country Digital agenda.
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Starry Eyes Commercial Market

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Starry Internet COO Alex Moulle-Berteaux discusses the fixed-wireless player's ambitious expansion strategy with 5G, including plans to pursue small business owners and people who work from their homes.
LRTV Documentaries
Cisco Bets Its Business on 'Internet for the Future' Strategy

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Cisco's audacious new "Internet for the Future" strategy, which comprises completely new silicon, operating system software and a new business model, is either going to drive Cisco's domination of Internet infrastructure for a generation to come -- or flop spectacularly. With a strategy as ambitious as Cisco's, there's no middle ground, says Light Reading's Mitch ...
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Ray Mota on Cisco's Network Vision

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Ray Mota, CEO and principal analyst for ACG Research, dives into Cisco's 'Internet for the Future' strategy, noting that the key focus is on helping service providers boost capacity as they roll out 5G and other new services while keeping costs in line. That's important because customers are using more bandwidth but aren't paying more for it, notes Mota.
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Cisco's SP Chief on 'Silicon One'

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Jonathan Davidson, SVP and general manager of Cisco's Service Provider Business, outlines the key takeaways from the company's major new networking portfolio announcements, including the Silicon One chip launch, new router platforms, enhanced operating software and optical plans.
LRTV Interviews
Making Virtual Business Services Real

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Charter Spectrum Enterprise's Satya Parimi discusses the cableco's rollout of SD-WAN and virtualized security services, the lessons learned and the challenges still ahead.
LRTV Documentaries
The Telecoms.com Podcast: Media, Edge & Cunning Plans

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This week's podcast is brought to you from the Ritz Carlton Vienna, where Scott attended the Light Reading 2020 Vision Summit and roped Phil and Iain from LR into doing a pod with him. They start by discussing where operators should get involved in media, move on to whether they should get into bed with AWS over the mobile edge and conclude by wondering whether or ...
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Cisco's Kumar Reddy: 5G Is Much More Than a Radio

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Light Reading's Ray Le Maistre and Cisco's Kumar Reddy discuss 5G's value relative to the applications, experiences and services it enables across wired and wireless networks. They also cover how 5G's value and revenue potential extends into consumer and enterprise markets.
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Preparing for 5G Scale

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Andrew Coward, CEO of Lumina Networks, discusses the preparation needed for 5G network deployments, where the number of basestations, cell sites and backhaul connections are expected to multiply by a factor of 10s or even 100s. He highlights the important role that open source software will play in 5G strategies, particularly in the control plane of a 5G network, ...
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Comcast's X1 Platform Means Business

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Comcast Business's Christian Nascimento details how this fast-growing unit of the company has adapted Comcast's cloud-based video platform to service the commercial market, including restaurants, hotels and other hospitality venues.
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Cable Sizes Up New Business Verticals & Vectors

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In a wrap-up of the Cable Next-Gen Business Strategies conference in New York, Light Reading's Alan Breznick and Jeff Baumgartner discuss what new apps and market verticals will rev up revenues for cable business services in the years to come while also taking a look back at how this critical industry segment has expanded and evolved over the past 13 years.