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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 Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 11/16/2018
UPDATED 3:18 PM: First few days of 5G 28GHz bidding pulls in nearly $70M.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 11/16/2018
The Italian operator says it is halfway through its network modernization and hopes to bring 5G into parts of the country by late 2019.
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By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 11/16/2018
Orange Business Services is working with several vendors to develop multivendor SD-WAN expertise and counting on MEF application programming interfaces and definitions for SD-WAN to enable a single portal for its SD-WAN offering, says Franck Morales, vice president of marketing of connectivity services for Orange Business Services. In addition, its SD-WAN service will be built on four other pillars: native cloud connectivity, best-of-breed security, global services and future-proof solution.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/16/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: MTN, Ericsson carry out 5G trial in South Africa; Orange CFO hints at market consolidation in France; Telia buys IT services outfit.
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 11/16/2018
This week in our WiC roundup: Taking names and tweeting salaries for equality's sake; a satirical guide to being a woman in tech; Google walkout was a long time coming; and more.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/15/2018
Also, for the first time the vendor is directly sourcing OpenStack from its open source community instead of using RedHat's version.
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By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 11/15/2018
Morning bids in day 2 of the 5G auctions add about $6 million to the results.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/15/2018
But the next-gen technology will help service providers hit hot spots that require more capacity density.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/15/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange smartens up electricity network; Ericsson's car pool wants some EU love for C-V2X; GSMA not happy at German 5G spectrum conditions.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/15/2018
Investors see marriage as a way for CommScope to buy cash flow, Raymond James analyst suggests.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 11/14/2018
As Verizon, Motorola and Samsung test 5G mobile module.
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BlackBerry Acquiring Security & AI Firm Cylance for $1.4B
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 11/16/2018
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Iain Morris , International Editor , 11/16/2018
China's ZTE is working hard to patch up its customer relationships after US ...
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
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Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 4/11/2018
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