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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 Robert Clark, 10/21/2019
Will the introduction of mobile number portability threaten China Mobile's dominant position?
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 10/21/2019
A new set of NFV challenges is emerging as operators plan the shift towards cloud-native applications and a container-based strategy.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/21/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: VEON trials 5G in Kazakhstan; T-Systems launches private cloud trial with VMware; Openet and Evergent combine on BSS.
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By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 10/21/2019
T-Mobile is the only operator that has announced customers using NB-IoT so far.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 10/21/2019
Smart cities are taking shape in small ways, as the technology develops and makes its way to market. Orange Silicon Valley's Will Barkis discusses some of the newer tech he's seeing, where it might be used and privacy concerns that come up.
By Sue Marek, Special Contributor, 10/21/2019
EdgePresence is joining a number of other data center providers in looking to build mini data centers in locations around the country.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 10/21/2019
Dish Network released its third RFP for its planned 5G network, this one focusing on the physical work that will be required to install its antennas on top of cell towers.
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By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 10/21/2019
The Indian operator continues to record dramatic increases in subscriber numbers, but customers are spending less.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 10/18/2019
Crown Castle's CEO said he doesn't see edge computing data centers 'playing a significant role in our long-term strategy.' Crown Castle's main rivals, American Tower and SBA Communications, are taking a different path.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/18/2019
Deal arrives ahead of Quibi's launch next spring, and adds a new wrinkle to T-Mobile's video game plan.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 10/18/2019
Verizon is looking to purchase a number of spectrum licenses across the AWS-3 and mmWave bands, moves that show the operator continues to look for more spectrum holdings.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/18/2019
Declaring that local US governments are in 'dire need of universal fiber plans,' the Electronic Frontier Foundation props up FTTP as the 'superior choice for the 21st century.'
By Robert Clark, 10/18/2019
Singapore is pressing ahead with its rollout of 5G technology based on the newer, standalone variant.
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Security Now
Cylance Discovers WAV Files Can Hide Malware
Larry Loeb, Author, 10/21/2019
BlackBerry Cylance threat researchers Anuj Soni, Jordan Barth and Brian Marks ...
What's New in the EU Security Market
Oliver Schonschek, Security Now News Analyst, 10/18/2019
This October we visited the trade fair it-sa, which counts as one of the more ...
Broadband World News
BBWN Bites: Connecting Africa to Cost $100B – World Bank Report
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 10/18/2019
Also today, Sparklight Business brightens enterprise WiFi, Eir bites into Apple ...
BBWN Bites: Builders Toss Nest Out of New Properties
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 10/17/2019
Also today, Tele2 reports earnings, pay-TV rises in Spain, India's government ...
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Prime Reading
Vodafone's 5G Network in London: A User Review
Gabriel Brown , Principal Analyst, Heavy Reading , 9/5/2019
Never mind the hype, how does this next-generation network actually perform in ...
Is NFV Headed for a Cliff?
Mitch Wagner , Executive Editor, Light Reading , 8/7/2019
Are telcos solving NFVs big problems or making them worse? Critics say a ...
A User Review of EE's 5G Network in London
Gabriel Brown , Principal Analyst, Heavy Reading , 8/1/2019
Everyone's talking about 5G services, but do they measure up to the hype? We ...
Ericsson, Huawei & Nokia Are Facing an 'Oil Crisis' Upheaval
Iain Morris , International Editor , 7/31/2019
Years of consolidation have left the global mobile network market largely in the ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
When Bikash Koley jumped ship from Google to become the CTO of Juniper Networks in mid-2017, it was considered quite a win for the networking firm. Koley, who had ...
CEO Danielle Royston is in the process of taking Optiva -- formerly Redknee, a troubled BSS provider -- and giving it a new focus.
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