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Phil Harvey Walker Walks From CenturyLink
Phil Harvey  
6/14/2019   1 Comment
Bill Walker, CenturyLink's director of network architecture and innovation, has left the building.
Iain Morris Huawei Exploiting Loophole to Buy Gear From US Suppliers – Analyst
Iain Morris  
6/14/2019  
Huawei is redesigning products to make use of "second-best" components it can legally acquire after its name was recently added to a US trade blacklist, according to an analyst who tracks some of the Chinese vendor's US suppliers.
Phil Harvey Cybersecurity Expert Sees Opportunity in Internet Growth, Consolidation
Phil Harvey  
6/14/2019   2 comments
WASHINGTON, DC -- Internet traffic has changed dramatically, and few people have watched the traffic trends for as long as Craig Labovitz, CTO of Nokia Deepfield, the telecom equipment maker's real-time analytics and DDoS protection unit.
Jeff Baumgartner Comcast & Charter Have Bad Apple Deals – Report
Jeff Baumgartner  
6/14/2019   1 Comment
It's widely viewed that Comcast and Charter have less-than-stellar MVNO deals with Verizon. Their mobile-facing deals with Apple aren't much to phone home about either.
Iain Morris Telstra Already in Edge Battle With Web Giants
Iain Morris  
6/14/2019   1 Comment
LONDON -- 5G World -- Australia's Telstra has been approached by web giants and offered "exclusive deals" to partner on edge services if it restricts its role to that of connectivity provider.
Eryn Leavens WiCipedia: How Disruption Will Affect Women & Int'l Tech Liberation Has Issues
Eryn Leavens  
6/14/2019   1 Comment
This week in our WiCipedia roundup: Girls in Tech makes biggest fundraising effort yet; Microsoft takes its Women in Cloud initiative on the road; women in developing countries pay the price for tech; and more.
Paul Rainford Eurobites: Telefónica Hooks Up With Santander for 5G Banking
Paul Rainford  
6/14/2019  
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Broadcom fallout hits European chipmakers; O2 embraces the Apple Watch; Ericsson upgrades in Indonesia.
Jim Hodges The Rise of Network-as-a-Service
Jim Hodges  
6/14/2019  
In order to remain relevant in both a business and technical context, communications service providers (CSPs) must continue to transition existing services to virtualized network function (VNF)-based services that run in a multi-tenant cloud environment. This is a vital step since it enables CSPs to deliver a much broader suite of progressive services. One service that stands out here is network-as-a-service (NaaS).
Jeff Baumgartner VMware Banks on Data Center Agility With Avi Networks Buy
Jeff Baumgartner  
6/13/2019  
As it aims to extend public cloud-like agility to the data center, VMware has largely focused on developing storage, compute and networking capabilities in-house, but opted to take the buy route for two other key elements of that plan -- load balancing and the Application Delivery Controller (ADC).
Dan Jones Helium Starts Selling IoT Hotspots in US
Dan Jones  
6/13/2019   1 Comment
Startup Helium has started to sell its peer-to-peer IoT hotspot in the US -- at $495 a pop -- to track things such as smart dog leashes, scooters and more.
Mike Dano Cisco Aims to Quell Quantum Security Queasiness
Mike Dano  
6/13/2019  
Quantum computing technology, if it ever becomes a reality, promises to completely revolutionize the technology industry by removing virtually all of today's computing limits.
Jeff Baumgartner Vimeo Streams in Support for AV1
Jeff Baumgartner  
6/13/2019  
Vimeo has extended support for AV1, marking some real-world progress for a new bandwidth-efficient, royalty-free video codec. Microsoft, Google, Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Mozilla and many others back the same codec.
Mike Dano Facebook Teams With CommScope to Join the 3.5GHz CBRS Party
Mike Dano  
6/13/2019  
Facebook is looking to test operations in the 3.5GHz CBRS band near its Menlo Park, Calif., headquarters. While such tests may never result in any real products or services from the social networking giant, they do help to underscore the growing momentum behind wireless services in the soon-to-be-opened spectrum band.
Iain Morris UK May Get 'Thousands' of 5G New Entrants Under Proposed Shake-Up by Ofcom
Iain Morris  
6/13/2019  
LONDON -- 5G World -- The future 5G opportunity for UK operators appeared to shrink today after regulatory authority Ofcom announced dramatic plans to sell licenses to "thousands" of 5G new entrants, imitating moves that have already been made in Germany and several other markets.
Roz Roseboro CSPs Driving Transformation via the Distributed Cloud
Roz Roseboro  
6/13/2019  
Communications service providers (CSPs) are always looking for ways to become more operationally efficient and deliver new services more quickly. A new architectural approach that has compute, networking and storage resources distributed outside of centralized data centers, referred to as the "distributed cloud," is finding favor -- even in advance of 5G deployments. Several open source projects are developing solutions that will play an important role in CSPs' distributed cloud implementations.
Jeff Baumgartner Not Ready for Prime Time: Omniverse Distributors Pick Up the Pieces After Pay-TV Deals Fall Apart
Jeff Baumgartner  
6/13/2019  
James Smith says he wanted to believe everything that Omniverse One World Television and its CEO, Jason DeMeo, were saying and selling.
Phil Harvey Podcast: What We Think We'll Pay for 5G
Phil Harvey  
6/13/2019  
We're six months into a new world -- the world of 5G. But what's this going to cost us? And what are we prepared to pay?
Iain Morris KT Claims 400K of South Korea's 1M 5G Subs
Iain Morris  
6/13/2019  
LONDON -- 5G World -- Korea Telecom (KT) is already providing 5G services to about 400,000 customers after launching services on April 3, a company executive revealed earlier today.
Paul Rainford Eurobites: UK Tucks £40M Into 5G Testbed
Paul Rainford  
6/13/2019  
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: UK textiles giant chooses Aryaka for SD-WAN; Israel's Pelephone gets with the eSIM program; DSZ Keymile lands UK FTTx gig.
Iain Morris Germany Raids Telcos for €6.5B in Epic 5G Auction
Iain Morris  
6/13/2019   3 comments
The hammer has finally dropped in Germany's 5G auction, sending a few shockwaves through an industry now facing a euro 6.5 billion ($7.3 billion) bill for the right to use the next-generation technology.
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