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Key developments related to network functions virtualization, including telco strategies and vendor updates.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 12/3/2019
Amazon announced its new AWS Wavelength 5G edge computing platform, with Verizon, Vodafone, SK Telecom and KDDI promising to support it. However, details on a US rollout remain foggy.
By Sue Marek, Special Contributor, 12/2/2019
With a new Intel deal, Corning continues to bulk up its in-building wireless business, but analysts warn it's facing pressure from the likes of Solid Technologies and JMA Wireless.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 11/28/2019
Bikash Koley has tendered his resignation and will leave at the start of 2020, with his seat reportedly set to be filled by another former Google technologist.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/27/2019
With Carbon Black now firmly in the fold, VMware says its aggregate security segment will represent about $1 billion of business this year.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 11/26/2019
Swedish network assurance specialist selected by high-profile greenfield Japanese network operator Rakuten Mobile.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 11/22/2019
Internet para Todos (IpT) in Peru promises to sport wireless networking technologies backed by both Facebook and Google – the implications of this development for the global wireless industry are significant.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 11/21/2019
A combination of factors have given mobile operators an alternative way to execute their network plans thanks to developments initiated by the likes of the Telecom Infra Project (TIP), but alternative options always bring new challenges.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 11/21/2019
The European operator reveals the rationale behind its shock decision to put its entire European footprint up for tender.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 11/21/2019
On Day 2 of MEF19, Heavy Reading's Sterling Perrin highlights how MEF's carrier members are early adopters in SD-WAN. Meanwhile, Perrin, along with Heavy Reading's Jennifer Clarke discuss the implications of bringing cloud computing providers into the MEF ecosystem.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 11/19/2019
This is just one of the key questions the Light Reading team is pondering as we head into 2020.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 11/19/2019
SD-WAN specialist launches suite of 'SmartServices' and introduces a regional connectivity option to complement its global network.
By Light Reading, 11/19/2019
This week: Labour's (would-be) broadband revolution in the UK; AfricaCom takeaways; and Vodafone's OpenRAN announcement at the TIP Summit.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 11/18/2019
In our latest survey conducted in partnership with SCTE-ISBE, Light Reading examines how cablecos are using fiber now and how they aim to use it in the future.
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Security Now
Zero-Day Vulnerabilities Discovered in Enterprise-Grade VPN
Larry Loeb, Author, 12/6/2019
Aviatrix, an enterprise VPN company with customers that include NASA, Shell and ...
Europe Starts to Build Its Own Secure Cloud
Oliver Schonschek, Security Now News Analyst, 12/5/2019
The German Federal Government wants to join forces with other European partners ...
Broadband World News
Telenet Tags SAM for IoT Home Security
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 12/5/2019
European cable operator partners with SAM Seamless Network to provide residential ...
Don't Count Out EPON as MSOs Mull Their Fiber Future – ADTRAN Exec
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 12/4/2019
Many Tier 1 MSOs have yet to choose between EPON and GPON, and their natural ties ...
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
Prime Reading
A Kodak Moment May Await Ericsson, Huawei & Nokia
Iain Morris , International Editor , 10/31/2019
There is a sudden urgency in service provider calls for more open and virtualized ...
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 ...
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 ...
Europe's Big Telcos Are Getting Edgy About 5G
Iain Morris , International Editor , 3/13/2019
Virtual dodgeball will not happen unless operators cut mobile latency, but that ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Agile, a model based on iterative changes and small, quick releases, is table stakes for any software company. It's just how things get done these days as the older ...
Dish Network last week announced it hired Marc Rouanne (of Nokia) and Stephen Bye (of Sprint) to build and sell its planned 5G network. Both executives spoke with ...
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