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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 1/13/2020
Never mind the Oscars! The awards season is now properly underway with the launch of the Leading Lights 2020 program, so get cracking on your submission for Light Reading's annual awards before you get swallowed up by MWC madness.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 1/2/2020
Prominent next-generation networking executive leaves Deutsche Telekom to join Amazon Web Services (AWS).
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 12/18/2019
Comcast plans to move its Xfinity Mobile customers to its 'second generation' plans in February. Those plans include an important new caveat: speeds will be slowed during periods of 'network congestion.'
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 12/18/2019
In today's regional roundup: The French government gives le lumière verte to the 5G license sale process; Huawei hints at European components production site; EE turns on its 5G service in six more locations (hello Sunderland!); Rohde & Schwarz's golden CATR reflector sees some action; mobile data prices in Africa; and more.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 12/17/2019
Samir El Rashidy explains Multisourcing Service Integration (MSI) – Orange's approach to helping companies select and manage the right network services and technology suppliers.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 12/13/2019
Private wireless networks in the 3.5GHz CBRS band are all the rage, but they also represent an opportunity for the likes of AT&T and Verizon to dramatically improve their coverage inside smaller buildings.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 12/12/2019
An AT&T executive hinted that forthcoming speed tests will find that AT&T's '5G E' branded connections are faster than T-Mobile's recently launched 5G service in its 600MHz spectrum.
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 12/10/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telecom Italia beefs up TV sports offer; Bearing Point/Beyond scores at Altibox; Ericsson's crystal balls; Boris bites back at the BBC.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 12/3/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Trump threatens cheese war with France over tech titans tax; Sky plans major new TV studio; Nokia lands smart grid gig in Finland.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 11/27/2019
Heavy Reading's Sterling Perrin discusses new SD-WAN research he presented at MEF19 in Los Angeles, and why it's significant that cloud providers aren't part of MEF (yet).
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 Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/22/2019
Allen Broome says initiatives are underway to extend the Agile model and form a tighter integration bond with customers that, in turn, will accelerate the development and debut of new features and capabilities.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 11/21/2019
The operator says the European platform provider comes with several attractive qualities that could provide a spur in the enterprise sector.
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Edge Computing Set for Big Role in 5G Vehicle Automation
Stephen Lawson , Contributing Editor , 12/10/2019
If the cars of the future are self-driving, they'll most likely reach autonomy by ...
For Self-Driving Cars, Exotic 5G Tech Will Run on Familiar Frequencies
Stephen Lawson , Contributing Editor , 11/28/2019
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NFV Is Down but Not Out
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NFV has failed to live up to the original expectations five years after it was ...
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