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Key developments from the wireless networking sector, including 4G, 5G, small cells, security, carrier Wi-Fi, packet core and more.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/19/2018
NCTA urges FCC to take a 'fresh look' at the band and reassign a substantial portion of it for WiFi, arguing that the spectrum is grossly underutilized today as a connected car safety technology.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/19/2018
The UK's former deputy prime minister is ditching his Westminster suit and heading for the chinos-and-sneakers culture of Silicon Valley.
By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 10/19/2018
RJio's latest acquisitions point to big ambitions in the broadband and transportation sectors.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/19/2018
Dzuban discusses what topics will be buzzing as the cable industry goes down to Georgia next week for the annual Cable-Tec Expo, and how ongoing industry consolidation is causing SCTE to evolve as an organization.
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 10/19/2018
This week in our WiC roundup: Keeping smart home products safe for all; Merkel finds sexism in Israeli tech community; girls have limited access to mobile phones worldwide; and more.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/19/2018
Scandinavian telco is on track to realize cost-saving targets this year despite disappointment at its main Swedish operation.
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/19/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson strikes CDN deal at the edge; Bouygues Telecom holds steady as parent wobbles; Deutsche Telekom builds out basestations.
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By Denise Culver, Online Research Director, 10/18/2018
Almost 70% of service providers in this month's Thought Leadership Council (TLC) survey say they either already have or will move compute and application execution to the edge by 2020.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 10/18/2018
T-Mobile wants ensure 'dual-connectivity' works, so that users can always remain connected on 4G or 5G, ahead of its 2019 5G launch.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/18/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Com Hem socked by Boxer under-performance; Samsung buys Spanish AI startup; KPN invests in CUJO; Colt tunes in to blockchain for LSO Sonata.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/18/2018
Revelations about a corruption scandal that could land Ericsson with a hefty fine overshadowed the Swedish vendor's return to quarterly net profits for the first time since 2016.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 10/18/2018
Facebook's Terragraph technology may have a hard time against 5G in the markets it hopes to address.
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MIT Researchers Have a DAWG in the Fight Against Spectre & Meltdown
Larry Loeb, Author, 10/19/2018
In the fight against Spectre and Metldown vulnerabilities, MIT is pitting its ...
McAfee: Seasalt Malware Raises Its Head Again
Jeffrey Burt, Editor & Journalist, 10/19/2018
Code from the Seasalt malware that was last seen in 2010 has been found in new ...
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ISPs Sue Vermont Over Net Neutrality Rules
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 10/19/2018
Two weeks after taking California to court, industry groups American Cable ...
Next-Generation Networks Must Be Smart
Niall Hunt, Editor, 10/19/2018
In order to meet customers' current and future needs, operators are investing in ...
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Piecing Together the 5G Big Picture
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 9/10/2018
For network operators, the evolution to a 5G architecture requires a strategy ...
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 ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Eric Hutchinson's goals as CEO of Spirent are nothing if not ambitious. He is seeking to not only move the long-time testing and assurance vendor into a new strategic ...
Virtualization is a term the telecom industry has wrestled with for the past six years, since network functions virtualization (NFV) became a "thing," but it's time ...
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