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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 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, 10/25/2019
Verizon and Sprint execs weigh in on what will change in mobile networks – and what's possible – when moving from a 4G to 5G network core.
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By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 10/3/2019
At the recent 5G Asia event in Singapore, MATRIXX Software CTO Marc Price talked about the importance of cloud-native functionality as service providers revamp their IT stacks as part of their 5G strategies.
By Martha DeGrasse, Contributor, Light Reading, 10/1/2019
Japan's Rakuten isn't the only operator in the world building a new, greenfield wireless network with an open, software-powered architecture: OptimERA is working to do the same in a tiny part of Alaska.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 9/12/2019
AT&T hit a milestone virtualizing 75% of MPLS tunnel traffic on its core network, with 100% in its sights for 2020.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 9/10/2019
Nex-Tech Wireless, which serves parts of Kansas and Colorado, will use equipment from Ericsson to launch 5G. The announcement again shines light on rural US operators that use Huawei equipment.
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By Robert Clark, 8/28/2019
ZTE may be back in the black but its handset sales have fallen off a cliff.
By Robert Clark, 8/27/2019
Two of China's major network operators have been discussing how they can share 5G infrastructure.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 8/12/2019
T-Mobile, Verizon and other operators are working with a range of vendors to smooth out the move from 'non-standalone' to 'standalone' 5G.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 7/26/2019
Dish's chief executive spoke with Light Reading about the company's 5G future, just hours after Dish announced a $5 billion agreement to purchase customers, spectrum and wholesale access from the combined Sprint and T-Mobile.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 7/17/2019
The Networks division is helping the Swedish operator improve its top line numbers but 'strategic contracts' hit margins and other divisions are still in turnaround mode, dragging the vendor's share price down.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 7/2/2019
The UK's smallest mobile network operator is preparing for a shift from the non-standalone to the standalone version of 5G technology.
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