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Cisco's Jonathan Davidson: 5G's Software & Enterprise Networking Opportunity
LRTV Interviews  | 
9/27/2018  |  Post a comment
5G is bringing the industry a new mechanism for delivering services, said Jonathan Davidson, Cisco's new service provider boss. In the run-up to 5G, Davidson said Cisco is helping enterprises partner with service providers to deliver application services with just the right level of policy and security. He also updates us on Cisco's role in building out T-Mobile's virtual packet core in preparation for 5G.
Ericsson's 5G Success Started by 'Doubling Down' on R&D
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9/26/2018  |  Post a comment
At MWCA earlier this month, Ericsson North America CEO Niklas Heuveldop discussed Ericsson's market advantage in securing 5G wins in North America and said the industrial IoT space could open up new opportunities in the enterprise in the coming months.
MWCA 2018: Ericsson Booth Tour
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9/26/2018  |  Post a comment
Ericsson's Keith Shank gives us a quick tour of the vendor's sprawling stand at Mobile World Congress Americas, including a look at new medical device applications, city infrastructure and a holographic 'phone' call.
Is Nokia Ready for 5G in North America?
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9/25/2018  |  Post a comment
Nokia's head of North America, Rick Corker, gives us an update on the vendor's technical achievements in 5G, its announced wins with carriers and why the North American market is going to be so challenging and competitive as these networks roll out.
MWCA 2018: Nokia Booth Tour
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9/25/2018  |  Post a comment
We took a quick walk around the Nokia stand at Mobile World Congress Americas earlier this month and enjoyed some virtual reality pitches, lessons in network demand forecasting and a discussion of decomposing network functions (I think).
Synchronoss CEO Glenn Lurie: Delivering the New Mobile OS
CxO Spotlight  | 
9/21/2018  |  Post a comment
Glenn Lurie, CEO of software platform provider Synchronoss Technologies, has his work cut out for him. He's helping carriers navigate several possible growth opportunities, like IoT, messaging and personal cloud services. Check out this interview where Lurie discusses the company's newest partnership with AT&T and new proof-of-concept with a blockchain-based mobile payments service.
Affirmed: Becoming The Industry's First 'Mobile Core as a Service'
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9/20/2018  |  Post a comment
Affirmed Networks' VP of Strategic Alliances and Systems Engineering, Amit Tiwari, talks to Light Reading's Phil Harvey about the availability of Affirmed's vEPC on AWS – the industry's first 'Mobile Core as a Service' – and how it represents a game-changer for mobile network operators and the industry.
Sprint's Ron Marquardt: Massive MIMO & Sprint's 5G Advantage
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9/20/2018  |  Post a comment
As Sprint upgrades its network to handle more capacity for LTE, it is deploying massive MIMO antennas that provide the carrier a software-upgradable path to 5G services. Sprint's VP of Technology Ron Marquardt fills us in on the very latest, including a bit about why Sprint can use normal form-factor handsets for its network when 5G arrives.
The Mobile Network Is Becoming a Cloud Service
The Philter  | 
9/18/2018  |  10 comments
Affirmed Networks and others are taking virtualized EPCs and delivering that capability as a service via the public cloud.
MWCA Day 2: To '5G' Infinity & Beyond
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9/17/2018  |  Post a comment
Still weary from walking in LA, Light Reading's Phil Harvey and Dan Jones look straight into 5G and offer an artistic interpretation of carrier deployment strategies.
MWCA Day 2 Recap: '5G' Rolls Out & We Roll On
LRTV Documentaries  | 
9/14/2018  |  5 comments
Still weary from walking in LA, Light Reading's Phil Harvey and Dan Jones look straight into 5G and offer an artistic interpretation of carrier deployment strategies.
MWCA Day 1 Recap: 5G Is Here…?
LRTV Documentaries  | 
9/13/2018  |  3 comments
Phil Harvey, Gabriel Brown and Mitch Wagner bring you the truth about 5G from downtown LA.
Verizon's Bill Stone: 5G Is Really Coming Home
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9/12/2018  |  1 comment
Bill Stone, Verizon's VP of Technology Development & Planning, said the carrier's 5G Home launch is a huge step forward for the industry as it shows 5G's potential – and Verizon's advantage in having fiber, wireless and mass market service experience.
Parallel Wireless Deploys Open vRAN Across the Globe
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9/12/2018  |  Post a comment
Parallel Wireless Founder & VP of Development Kaitki Agarwal talks to Light Reading about how the company's multi-technology Open vRAN is being deployed by operators globally to reduce cost and complexity.
Upgrades & Upheaval at the Service Provider Edge
The Philter  | 
9/11/2018  |  Post a comment
Cisco announces a stronger, better, faster version of its edge routing platform, the ASR 9000 series and, in doing so, reminds us that there's a lot at stake with the arrival of 5G networks.
5G Networks Will Change Computing, Processing for AI
The Philter  | 
9/10/2018  |  Post a comment
Tractica forecasts a multi-billion-dollar opportunity for edge computing that supports AI applications. But will all that go away when 5G networks arrive?

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