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SoftBank's 5G collaboration with Nvidia reaps reward

SoftBank's high-profile new partnership with Nvidia can be traced to its early enthusiasm over GPU role in vRAN.

Small cell focus still largely on densification

While densification seems to be the main focus for small cell deployments, use cases such as indoor 5G coverage and private networks are emerging.

The Notebook Dump: Banks, broadband, Big 5G

Light Reading editors discuss big topics from last week's Big 5G Event in Austin, plus updates on the national broadband map, what to make of the latest Dish/Amazon rumor and more.

How AT&T won DFW's $10M private 5G business

Dallas Fort Worth airport hosts 72.2 million passengers a year and employs 30,000 people across 26.9 miles. 'We really need a private wireless network,' said Mike Youngs, the airport's VP for IT.

EY: Telcos need to show more digital ambition in 5G enterprise space

Consultancy warns that telcos aiming to diversify beyond connectivity are in danger of missing out on a massive opportunity.

MetTel's Max Silber on keeping IoT simple with managed services

MetTel's Max Silber provided an update on MetTel's Single SIM service and shared his thoughts on what the convergence of wired and wireless networks means for the industry at large.

Omdia's Roz Roseboro: The cloud is as transformational as it is buzzy

Omdia's Roz Roseboro discussed how 5G and the rise of the distributed workforce have changed how enterprises utilize the cloud. She also provided a sneak peek into her research on AI and the customer experience.

Heavy Reading's Jennifer Clark on AI for UX

Heavy Reading's Jennifer Clark discusses industry progress around AI and how service providers can use it to improve user experience.

Big evolutions in the private 5G race

Omdia analyst Pablo Tomasi discusses recent developments in private 5G networks.

5G experience: US & Asia telcos lead, Europe lags

New Opensignal methodology that tracks user coverage experience offers fresh insights on who's leading in 5G.

The Notebook Dump: 5G monetization, MVNOs and scooter racing

Light Reading editors discuss takeaways from this week's Big 5G Event in Austin, Texas, including monetization models for 5G, the state of open RAN, MVNOs and more.

John Deere's private 5G journey

Jason Wallin, principal architect for John Deere's Global Information Technology group, discusses the technology choices and scale implications facing John Deere as it seeks to make its manufacturing facilities more nimble and efficient.

Cox to combine Segra with Unite Private Networks

Cox has struck a deal to acquire the remaining interest in Unite Private Networks, combine it with Segra and create a new, stand-alone company focused on commercial business services.

Dell's Dennis Hoffman: Packaging cloud, 5G and more for carriers

Dennis Hoffman, SVP and GM of Dell's telecom systems business, discusses Dell's approach to private networks and its partner ecosystem that aims to give carriers more technology choices when building and extending 5G networks.

Eurobites: WindTre, EQT form wholesale joint venture in Italy

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: OneWeb partners with ISat in Africa; Nokia saves energy; Ericsson goes underground in Japan.

Starlink, OneWeb prep for Philippines broadband battle

Starlink offers faster broadband than local telcos, Ookla survey shows.

Eurobites: Ericsson, Telia showcase 5G private networks in the Baltics

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone UK starts 3G switch-off in earnest; Telecom Italia secures EIB loan, signs green energy deal; Three UK revenues rise in Q1.

UK's ESN watches on as LTE public safety networks proliferate

From FirstNet in the US to Safe-Net in South Korea, momentum has been building in the global public safety LTE and 5G market.

After 5G hangover, there's not much telco love for 6G

Telcos yet to make a decent return on their 5G investments are in no mood for a big splurge on the next generation.

Eurobites: VMO2, Telefónica team up for managed services

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone launches 5G SA mobile private network offering; Africa & Middle East region boosts Orange's Q1; a small EU list of Very Large things.

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