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By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 10/12/2018
The legislative environment now seems to have roadblocks up against fiber deployment, according to Brian Daniels, Zayo's senior VP of strategic networks. He said there's a need for standard fees and permanent processes to help multiple tenants use a city's light poles and other infrastructure so several carriers can efficiently provide competitive services in cities.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 10/10/2018
In a new report published in partnership with SCTE/ISBE, Light Reading spells out what cable operators are doing with fiber now and what they plan to do with it in the future.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/28/2018
Maintaining visibility into the network is among the challenges faced as processing and compute creeps toward smaller and more numerous facilities and out to the CPE.
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By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 9/26/2018
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.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 9/25/2018
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.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 9/24/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telit seeks new CEO; DT embraces robots; new book sheds light on Nokia woes.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 9/20/2018
UK mobile operator plans a 5G launch in cities and rural areas next year and aims to have 1,000 5G sites in operation by 2020.
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By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 9/20/2018
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.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 9/20/2018
Now 32 years old, the satellite operator reckons it is poised for lift-off in markets where terrestrial technologies simply do not measure up.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 9/14/2018
Speaking at a Goldman Sachs media conference, Charter CEO Tom Rutledge says 5G fixed-wireless networks won't be able to match cable's planned 10-Gig symmetrical speeds or economics.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 9/13/2018
Users initially won't be able to install fixed 5G services themselves, but despite the additional cost to Verizon of professional installation, the move makes sense.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 9/11/2018
'5G Home' will deliver fixed 300Mbit/s residential broadband service in parts of four markets this year, using Verizon's home-brewed 5G spec.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/10/2018
FCC application outlines proposal that would include participation from multiple wireless and cable operators, tower companies, wireless ISPs and more than 80 rural carriers across nearly 16,000 deployment sites.
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