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Light Reading's coverage of mobile spectrum issues provides insight into the trends impacting the award and use of airwaves for mobile communications.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 2/15/2019
The first 5G handsets are expected to be on display at Mobile World Congress – or even before. But 5G networks and coverage are still lacking.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 2/15/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica improves its network visibility with Ixia; Telia's Uzbek fine fallout keeps falling out; DriveNets raises $110 million.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 2/14/2019
Former CEO of Sonus Networks has taken the CEO role at a company with an alternative take on next-generation wireless broadband.
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By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 2/14/2019
Sprint is clearly preparing for a 5G onslaught of data on its network, with plans to pay up to $175 million to potentially switch from Ethernet to fiber backhaul and, separately, to expand its 2.5GHz signals into additional channels.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 2/14/2019
Verizon and T-Mobile have hinted at plans to use 3.5GHz CBRS spectrum to add capacity to their services. But others, like Amazon, are hinting at broader plans to use the spectrum for IoT-style services.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 2/13/2019
Still confident that FCC will approve its NB-IoT plan and that Dish will start to have standards-compliant gear in hand for a standalone 5G network sometime in 2020.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 2/12/2019
Chicago and Minneapolis down to get mmWave in 2019, as AT&T boasts speeds of 400 Mbit/s for its mobile service.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 2/8/2019
Swiss operators cough up for new 5G spectrum amid concern that harsh laws on radiation limits could impede 5G network deployment.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 2/7/2019
T-Mobile says it won't charge more for 5G plans than it does for 4G. The UnCarrier also expects its multi-mode handsets and service to arrive in the second half of 2019.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 2/7/2019
Switzerland risks falling behind other countries in 5G because of restrictive laws about radiation limits, the Swiss incumbent's annual report shows.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 2/7/2019
While other operators are planning widescale coverage with mobile 5G using spectrum below 6GHz, Verizon appears to be placing a big bet on spectrum much higher than that.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 2/5/2019
Can a new management team touting a bold new business plan persuade investors to give the IoT startup another chance?
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 2/1/2019
Get ready for another round of millimeter wave as FCC plans to start the second 5G-related auction, for spectrum in the 24GHz band, on March 14.
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Increased Cryptomining: a Toehold for Attackers
Larry Loeb, Author, 2/15/2019
New research reveals that in the last nine months of 2018 there has been a 19x ...
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Marzena Fuller, Chief Security Officer, SignalFx, 2/14/2019
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RLEC Lumos: SMBs Want Wired, Symmetrical, High-Speed Broadband
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 2/14/2019
Rural service provider Lumos Networks taps ADTRAN's 10G solution to sate its ...
Feds Aim to Cut Rural Broadband Red Tape
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 2/13/2019
In the American Broadband Initiative Milestones Report out today, 20 federal ...
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Europe's Backhaul Black Hole Looms Above 5G
Iain Morris , International Editor , 9/18/2017
The poor availability of fiber for mobile backhaul spells trouble for some of ...
The Growing Pains of 5G
Iain Morris , International Editor , 3/15/2017
The hype surrounding 5G reached fever pitch at the recent Mobile World Congress, ...
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Iain Morris , International Editor , 5/18/2016
Ingenu is making a bold case for its RPMA technology in an increasingly ...
5G: Hurdles on the Track
Iain Morris , International Editor , 3/7/2016
Standardization efforts on 5G are getting ahead of a business case for the ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Jim Whitehurst had a nice job as chief operating officer of Delta Airlines in 2008, when he switched career tracks to take a position as CEO of Red Hat. Since then, ...
Ray Pasquale, CEO of Unified Office, spent several years of his career working at Sonus Networks, Cascade Communications and other vendors that made switches and ...
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