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By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 12/12/2019
Cisco claims it can help service providers break the trap of increasing bandwidth demands and declining revenue per user. Cisco's solution: a new networking architecture spanning silicon to software and services.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 12/12/2019
An AT&T executive hinted that forthcoming speed tests will find that AT&T's '5G E' branded connections are faster than T-Mobile's recently launched 5G service in its 600MHz spectrum.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 12/12/2019
Some of Europe's biggest operators are distinguishing between the core and the RAN as they build their 5G networks, but the region's biggest 5G vendor says the boundary is disappearing.
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By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 12/11/2019
Cisco unveiled new silicon, optics and network operating system software that it says will carry the Internet through the next decade – with its products forming the backbone.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 12/11/2019
Senior executives gathered in the Austrian capital for the latest Light Reading 2020 Vision Executive Summit to discuss what's right, what's wrong and what's next for the telecom sector.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 12/10/2019
2019 will be remembered in telecom as the year when 5G arrived and industry hype went into overdrive.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 12/10/2019
New Silver Peak automation tools are designed to help enterprises – and the service providers working on their behalf – deploy networks to hundreds of thousands of locations worldwide.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 12/9/2019
One of the world's biggest energy companies is prioritizing 4G and public networks over 5G and private ones.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 12/9/2019
Given the relative loss of value in the telecom industry, the recent edge deals involving AWS are risky moves for the operators involved.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 12/6/2019
What's the real opportunity for carriers selling 5G to enterprises? Ovum's enterprise services research director helps us sift through the areas where carriers can expect new revenue, and not just replace existing services.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 12/4/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: OBS connects Mars employees; broadcasting at the edge; Vodafone tunes into AWS Wavelength; more ETNO grumbling.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 12/4/2019
The French operator has prioritized growth in enterprise, Africa and financial services under its latest five-year plan.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 12/4/2019
It's a homecoming for Bikash Koley, who joined Juniper in 2017 from Google. Ex-Googler Raj Yavatkar will join Juniper as CTO, taking Koley's job.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 12/13/2019
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BBWN Bites: 'Internet Para Todos' Translates Into Mexican Opportunity for Viasat
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Edge Computing Set for Big Role in 5G Vehicle Automation
Stephen Lawson , Contributing Editor , 12/10/2019
If the cars of the future are self-driving, they'll most likely reach autonomy by ...
For Self-Driving Cars, Exotic 5G Tech Will Run on Familiar Frequencies
Stephen Lawson , Contributing Editor , 11/28/2019
Despite the hype, it looks like cellular bands below 6GHz will be the spectrum of ...
5G & Autonomous Cars: Flashy Promise Meets Complicated Reality
Stephen Lawson , Contributing Editor , 11/25/2019
5G networks could advance autonomous driving, but mobile operators, automakers ...
Europe's Big Telcos Are Getting Edgy About 5G
Iain Morris , International Editor , 3/13/2019
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