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U.S. Cellular to boost capex for 5G, adds Samsung as supplier

2/21/2020
U.S. Cellular said it could spend roughly $1 billion on capital expenses in 2020, a dramatic increase from 2019. Samsung could get some of that cash.
T-Mobile's DSS warnings all hot air, claim AT&T and Verizon

2/20/2020
T-Mobile says a key piece of 5G tech – Dynamic Spectrum Sharing (DSS) – isn't ready for prime time. AT&T and Verizon disagree.
Bruce McClelland resurfaces as CEO of Ribbon Communications

2/19/2020
Former Arris and CommScope exec comes aboard following recent departure of former Ribbon CEO Fritz Hobbs and Ribbon's merger with ECI.
Cable op Midco hints at interest in CBRS spectrum auction

2/19/2020
Cable company Midco is testing fixed wireless LTE technology in the CBRS spectrum band in North Dakota and Minnesota, an effort that's partly to prepare for possible spectrum purchases, the company said.
Test vendors unveil 5G tools for telcos

2/17/2020
With 5G deployments now well underway in dozens of markets, Viavi and Rohde & Schwarz have some new 5G test tools for operator field technicians.
Verizon: We have more unused network capacity today than five years ago

2/14/2020
Thanks to new LTE technologies, small cells and other efforts, Verizon says it has managed to increase the amount of excess capacity on its network.
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VeEX at ANGA COM
At ANGA COM 2017, Cyrille Morelle, president and CEO of VeEX, updates Alan Breznick with VeEX's new products and technology. This includes VeSion cloud-based platform for network monitoring, AT2500-3G advanced spectrum analyzer and MTTplus-900 WiFi Air Expert module. He also comments on DOCSIS 3.1 deployment and Remote PHY technology.
The Path to DCI Transformation
Sophie Legault, Director, Transport & Datacom at EXFO, discusses the testing fundamentals for achieving more efficient DCI deployments.
EXFO: How to Boost Your Network’s IQ
CEO Philippe Morin tells us more about the smart path to virtualization.
Viavi at OFC 2017
Light Reading's Editor-in-Chief Craig Matsumoto reports from the Viavi booth at OFC and gets an update on the 400G testing market from Tom Fawcett, VP and GM of LAB & Production. At this year's event, Viavi won three awards from Lightwave magazine and showcased an interoperability demo with Ethernet Alliance and Finisar.
OrbTV: ETSI NFV ISG Plugtest Results
Diego Lopez, senior technology expert at Telefonica, and chair of ETSI NFV ISG, discusses the results of the organization's latest plugtest in Madrid.
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Simplification for VeEX
Ricardo Torres, VeEX's director of product marketing, on the upcoming trend of the telecom industry and what VeEX is doing to face the challenge.
John Hoadley of Sonus on Voice-over-LTE
Sonus's John Hoadley explains how his company's voice-over-WiFi solutions can help operators make the transition to voice-over-LTE.
Pierre Lynch of Ixia Shares Insights on Virtualization
Ixia's Pierre Lynch discusses the impact of virtualization on testing and more.
Assuring Network Quality in a Rapidly Changing Environment
As the rate of change and complexity increases in agile networks, the importance of introducing DevOps methodologies for integrating active test and assurance solutions throughout the full service lifecycle becomes critical to ensure that customers are experiencing the service quality they demand.
VeEX: Live from SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2016
Cyrille Morelle, VeEX's President and CEO, talks with Light Reading's Alan Breznick live from the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2016. They discuss DOCSIS 3.1 technology, deployments and early lessons learned. New products on display include the CX350s-D3.1, CX380s-D3.1, CX310, AT2500-3G, FX150 OTDR and MTT WiFI Air Expert.
Meeting the Gigabit Challenge
Learn how Viavi is helping operators ensure reliable gigabit services.
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