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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 Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 1/16/2019
After months of mostly positive signs surrounding the proposed merger between T-Mobile and Sprint, problems are emerging.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/16/2019
Ren Zhengfei's answers to questions during a rare meeting with reporters will not silence Huawei's critics.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 1/16/2019
2019 is all about Android, as 5G smartphones begin to arrive.
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By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 1/16/2019
There was a lot to see in Las Vegas last week, but was there anything said that we had never heard before? Phil Harvey and Mike Dano discuss the week's activities and parse each major carrier's 5G progress following CES 2019.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 1/16/2019
The French IoT company has lost another two senior executives in recent months, according to sources, following a wave of departures in the past two years.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 1/16/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Turk Telekom tests Nokia's machine-learning technology for 5G; Orange and Groupama form home surveillance JV; reversal of fortune for Qualcomm in German court.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 1/15/2019
Craig McCaw, Ian Small and Marni Walden said they will act as advisers to Alphabet's Loon. Those kinds of high-profile executives could help Loon's balloons get off the ground.
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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/15/2019
The next-generation mobile technology was supposed to be about new enterprise services opportunities. But where are they?
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 1/15/2019
Latest cuts form part of the Finnish vendor's plan to reduce annual operating costs by €700 million in the next two years.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 1/15/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia's Nuage Networks powers sports data analysis; BT Global Services turns to SevOne; Helios enters South African market.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 1/15/2019
A merger between the two companies would create one of the region's biggest telcos, giving it the muscle it needs to compete against other big players.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 1/14/2019
The 5G train is up and running in the US.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 1/14/2019
T-Mobile promised to roll out 5G nationwide on its 600MHz spectrum by 2020, but it already has some 5G services in action. All it lacks are compatible smartphones.
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Justice Department Indicts 2 Ukrainian Nationals With Hacking SEC
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 1/16/2019
The Justice Department has charged two Ukrainian nationals with hacking into the ...
Federal Judge: Police Can't Force Suspects to Unlock Devices Using Biometrics
Larry Loeb, Author, 1/16/2019
A federal judge in California finds that police can't force suspects to unlock ...
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Why Did FCC Kill NTIA's Broadband Map?
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 1/16/2019
After NTIA asked for public comments on map improvements in October 2018, the FCC ...
AT&T's Zeto: Smart Cities Are Built on Platforms
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 1/15/2019
Mike Zeto, GM of AT&T's Smart Cities division, expects metro areas to adopt ...
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Amid the Rubble of L'Aquila, ZTE Tries to Rebuild
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
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 ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Masergy's new CEO admits his company is seeing more competition in the managed services space from traditional telecom operators, but expects the privately held ...
Synamedia, the startup spawned by the acquisition of Cisco Systems's video software unit, will stick to its knitting by helping pay-TV partners deliver services to ...
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