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Eurobites: Nokia and Yadro combine on basestations in Russia

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: ETSI secures smartphones; CityFibre shows some 800Gbit/s backbone; Atos and OVHcloud extend partnership in France.

Eurobites: Orange's Richard found guilty in Tapie case

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telenor divests Open Universe, FTTH assets; Vivendi has no plans to exit TIM; ADVA recommends Adtran bid to shareholders.

Eurobites: Telefónica does some blue-skies thinking on broadband

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Kcom uses ADVA's optical transport; Enea lands private network gig in Taiwan; Brits love drones, says BT research.

Ericsson shells out $6.2B for Vonage

CEO Börje Ekholm optimistic about creating a new and lucrative 5G API market in the enterprise space through its biggest ever acquisition.

Exploring the private wireless opportunity

Boingo CEO Mike Finley discusses how his company, now part of DigitalBridge, is setting its sights on the private wireless network arena.

Eurobites: EE's 5G heads indoors with 700MHz switch-on

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange and Oracle team up in West Africa; Sky integrates Apple TV+; MTS does private networks with Ericsson.

NTT VP Parm Sandhu on the data and security draw of private 5G networks

At MWC LA, Light Reading spoke with VP Parm Sandhu about NTT's approach to assisting enterprise customers in building, deploying and managing their private 5G networks.

US military spearheads private 5G for California first responders

The project has the potential to support 5G networks anywhere they're needed, 'all while outside the range of existing cellular networks,' according to the DoD.

Boingo touts new private wireless deal with San Diego Padres

Boingo's private LTE network in CBRS spectrum for the San Diego Padres will help move the team's payments and ticketing systems off congested public networks and onto a dedicated network.

Stratosphere emerging as the next big Internet battleground

SmartSky, Aeronet, Gogo and HAPSMobile are just some of the companies that are hoping to eke profits from stratospheric communications. But others, like Loon and Qualcomm, have moved on.

Nokia boasts of mmWave breakthrough for 5G FWA

Finnish vendor unveils 360 High Gain technology that it says overcomes the propagation challenges of mmWave to enable FWA.

Purdue University group signs up for Celona's private 5G network

Although it currently spans just six access points, the network in Purdue Research Foundation's Convergence Center could spark a much wider deployment of 5G private wireless networking.

Taiwan tech firms chase 5G private network sales

Pegatron and other Taiwan electronics firms have seized on what they see as openings offered by private networking and O-RAN.

Eurobites: Eutelsat raises stake in OneWeb

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia targets Industry 4.0; Deutsche Telekom exploits 5G in the factory; Thales teams up with Google for cloud services.

Cox places CBRS bet in Vegas

Cox Communications said it will build a small-scale wireless network for the city of Las Vegas. At the same time, Cox hired a longtime wireless networking executive who previously worked at Ericsson and Nortel.

ONF spins off Aether for private wireless networking

The Open Networking Foundation (ONF) said Ananki will focus on the sale of private 5G networking services to enterprises. The company is based on the group's Aether flagship project, launched last year.

Verizon's Shah on private networks, now and later

While AR, VR and robotics applications generate the most buzz, Anand Shah says many of those private network use cases are several years out. Currently, computer vision is one of the most widely used private network use cases.

Russia's Nornickel dials up rhetoric on private 5G

Russian mining company expresses desire to work directly with vendors on private 5G, although such a scenario is currently not permitted.

Ericsson CEO signals new direct approach to enterprise

The Swedish vendor will cater directly to companies that own spectrum and have no wish to involve operators.

Recalibrating valuations in the private wireless industry

A utility provider covering Kansas and Missouri just announced plans to deploy its own private wireless LTE network, and it's spending $30 million on the spectrum licenses alone.

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