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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 6/25/2018
Long gone are the days when Syniverse could rely for sales growth on its roaming systems business, which basically facilitates transactions between different mobile ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 6/22/2018
These are worrying times for many ordinary telecom workers. In the last few weeks, five of the world's biggest service providers have collectively announced plans to ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 6/22/2018
The race is on to build the first commercial 5G networks, but beyond providing ever faster mobile broadband connectivity, what type of applications and services will ...
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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 6/21/2018
"Mind the gap" is an automated, verbal warning issued to customers disembarking London's crowded tube trains, lest travelers half disappear into the darkness between ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 6/21/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Dixons Carphone profits slide; Telecom Italia considers fiber tie-up; Nokia outsources to India's HCL.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 6/21/2018
Altice Europe is selling stakes in its towers businesses for the sum of €2.5 billion (US$2.9 billion) in an effort to reduce debts and open up new revenue streams in ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 6/21/2018
Switch on your smartphone and tiny letters at the top of the screen handily indicate whether you are using a 3G or 4G data network. How soon 5G pops up could depend ...
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By Robert Clark, 6/20/2018
Telstra today unveiled its much-anticipated new strategic plan, promising to slash its workforce by a quarter and set up a dedicated infrastructure unit to arrest its ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 6/19/2018
South Korea's big three mobile operators have picked up 5G spectrum in the 3.5GHz and 28GHz bands during a government auction that raised a total of 3.62 trillion ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 6/19/2018
Orange is planning pan-European trials of 5G as it considers a decision about using the "non-standalone" (NSA) or "standalone" (SA) variants of the next-generation ...
By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 6/19/2018
Indian telco Reliance Jio has begun scouting for artificial intelligence (AI) expertise as it works on improving services and boosting efficiency.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 6/18/2018
The frosty landscape of northern Norway typically attracts two types of tourist in the winter, according to Berit Svendsen, the CEO of Telenor Norway. "There are ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 6/18/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Comcast's Sky bid gets the official EU nod; Virgin bills direct for Netflix; Telia denies break-up fee; Com Hem claims speed ...
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Phishing Attacks Are Increasing & Gaining in Sophistication
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 6/25/2018
Reports from Palo Alto Networks and Barracuda Networks show that different types ...
Adware & Cryptomining Remain Top Enterprise Security Threats
Larry Loeb, Author, 6/25/2018
New research from Morphisec Labs finds that adware remains a consistent if ...
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Google in 'The Case of the Minimal Microtrenching'
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 6/22/2018
Savings money on micro trenching doesn't count if you have to come back and pay ...
Frontier CFO Resigns, Stock Price Drops
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 6/21/2018
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NFV Is Down but Not Out
Iain Morris , News Editor , 5/22/2018
NFV has failed to live up to the original expectations five years after it was ...
Europe's Backhaul Black Hole Looms Above 5G
Iain Morris , News Editor , 9/18/2017
The poor availability of fiber for mobile backhaul spells trouble for some of ...
Open Sores: Are Telcos on a Collision Course With Vendors?
Iain Morris , News Editor , 5/25/2017
Now seen as an unstoppable force across much of the telecom industry, open source ...
Russia's MTS to 'Sacrifice' Connectivity in Software Rebirth
Iain Morris , News Editor , 4/10/2017
Can Russia's biggest operator turn its connectivity eggs into service omelets?
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