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Business Revenues Have Turned a Corner – AT&T CFO
Carol Wilson  
4/30/2018   1 comment
John Stephens tells analysts there's a positive trend in AT&T's business revenues, despite another quarterly decline.
Windstream on Automation
Kelsey Kusterer Ziser  
4/26/2018   1 comment
Windstream's Jeff Brown explains how the operator overcame challenges in testing, scaling and deploying its optical wave service, SDNow.
Ericsson Pivots Toward Profitability
Iain Morris  
4/24/2018   5 comments
Swedish equipment vendor appears to turn a corner with its best set of quarterly results since the departure of former CEO Hans Vestberg.
Google's New Assistant Is Named Automation
Sarah Thomas  
4/13/2018   25 comments
The search giant intends to cut humans out of some of its processes and deal with the strain of massive data usage by using more automation in its network.
AT&T Breaks the 5G Gigabit Barrier
Sarah Thomas  
4/12/2018   14 comments
AT&T says it is ready to go commercial with 5G having consistently achieved 1Gbit/s speeds on mmWave connections in its trials.
National Science Foundation Breaks Ground on 5G Living Labs
Sarah Thomas  
4/11/2018   22 comments
NSF is pledging $100 million over seven years in a public-private partnership to test 5G technologies in real-world scenarios in Salt Lake City and New York City.
Will 5G Replace Your Home Broadband?
Sarah Thomas  
4/10/2018   34 comments
A new report from the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission plays up the potential for 5G speeds, suggesting 5G could persuade consumers to give up fixed-line broadband.
US to Lead, Europe to Lag, China to Dominate 5G
Sarah Thomas  
4/9/2018   3 comments
More 5G predictions are rolling out as CCS Insights says that the US may be the first to launch 5G, but China will soon dominate it.
Old Concerns Over New 5G Cell Towers
Sarah Thomas  
4/6/2018   12 comments
Consumer fears over radiation from new 5G cell antennas and a shortage of tower climbers willing to service them are already plaguing the market for 5G in the US.
Despite the Spin, Automation Means Job Cuts
Sarah Thomas  
4/5/2018   43 comments
Respondents to a poll on Light Reading suggest that automation is most about job cuts, not 'freeing employees up for more interesting work' as is often suggested.
Boingo CTO Sees Only Upside for 5G in Cable
Sarah Thomas  
4/4/2018   3 comments
Derek Peterson tells Light Reading that 5G won't pose a threat to cable companies and explains how Boingo is bridging the two worlds for consumers.
5G's Maine Event? Redzone Touts 5Gx Launch
Sarah Thomas  
4/3/2018   6 comments
Fixed wireless provider is bringing broadband services to 13 rural and underserved markets across Maine, but it's not quite as 5G as it claims.
Mobile AR Attracting Record Funding in 2018
Sarah Thomas  
4/2/2018   8 comments
Digi-Capital says that AR/VR startups raised a record of more than $3.6 billion from VCs and corporate investors in the past year, with over three quarters of a billion dollars invested so far in 2018.




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