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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 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.
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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.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/17/2018
New initiatives bring IP onto the platform for end-to-end services up to Layer 3 but also support remaining base of TDM offerings better.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/17/2018
Italian incumbent looks outside the traditional vendor community to solve its latest mobile network challenge.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/17/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Google begins charging smartphone makers for app store access; TDC snaps up broadband provider; Swisscom's digital signature service makes the EU grade.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/17/2018
Swedish vendor confirms involvement with group that wants to end the dominance of the incumbent equipment suppliers in the radio access network.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 10/16/2018
The operator, however, is still planning to use fixed mmWave 5G basestations for its tests in Atlanta, Hawaii, and – most probably – Los Angeles.
By Light Reading, 10/16/2018
This week Jamie and Scott are joined by Mary Clark or, as her friends like to call her, "Madame Syn."
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/16/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: ARM and Intel kiss and make up; Nokia adds new chipsets to FTTX offerings; Saudi consulate outrage hits SoftBank.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/16/2018
Deutsche Telekom, Intel and MobiledgeX to lead a new Telecom Infra Project (TIP) group focused on APIs that will enable developers to write apps able to run on edge computing resources.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/16/2018
Two and a half years into its mission, the Facebook-led TIP claims to have made networks exciting for the first time in 20 years. But as it enters the procurement phase, its task may get even harder.
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