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Ericsson beats analyst forecasts for Q4 operating profit, but misses on sales

Ericsson beat analysts' operating profit predictions for the fourth quarter of 2015, but fell short of expectations in terms of sales revenue during the period.

Sprint will use 2.5 GHz spectrum, dark fiber for backhaul to small cells

Sprint CTO John Saw said that the company is looking at ways to reduce backhaul costs by using its 2.5 GHz spectrum assets to provide wireless backhaul for small cells instead of fiber. In addition, Saw said the company will use dark fiber for backhaul, which may not be cheaper than traditional fiber but will allow the operator more control over the speed and capacity of the backhaul circuit.

Verizon, Samsung tout LTE Network Extender indoor femtocell for enterprise

Verizon Enterprise Solutions and the Networks Division of Samsung Electronics America announced the availability of the 4G LTE Network Extender for Enterprise designed to enhance wireless coverage indoors.

Report: Sprint still using Huawei network gear

Sprint's network still includes working Huawei equipment despite the carrier's 2013 vow to remove or destroy gear from the Chinese company, according to a LightReading report.

Italy's TIM, Kumu test full duplex relay technology to double LTE capacity

Italy-based TIM tested full duplex relay technology from U.S. start-up Kumu Networks that is designed to enable the transmission capacity of LTE networks to be doubled from current levels through the use of self-interference cancellation (SIC) techniques.

Ericsson, Telia Sonera accelerate 5G race with planned 2018 launch

Stockholm-based TeliaSonera and Ericsson are making no secret of their 5G ambitions, announcing that they aim to offer some version of 5G services to TeliaSonera customers in Stockholm and Estonia's Tallinn as early as 2018.

WDM systems demand will boost optical transport to $15B, research firm says

Optical transport equipment sales will grow to $15 billion by 2020, driven by huge demand for WDM (wavelength division multiplexer) systems over the next five years, a new report by Dell'Oro Group says.

Verizon invests over $1.8B in New York state network, scales FiOS to 4M homes

Verizon told the New York Assembly Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions in a hearing this week that it invested over $1.8 billion in the state's wireline and wireless networks in 2014, refuting criticism that it has not lived up to its buildout commitments.

TeliaSonera and Ericsson plan launch of 5G services in Stockholm, Tallinn in 2018

TeliaSonera and Ericsson said customers of the Sweden-based operator in Stockholm in Sweden and Tallinn in Estonia will experience 5G services as early as 2018, as the two companies unveiled a new strategic partnership to drive the development of 5G.

Windstream, Time Warner Cable vie to build fiber network in Lexington, Ky.

Windstream and Time Warner Cable are among 12 companies that have expressed interest in building a fiber network throughout the city of Lexington, Ky., as a means to increase Internet speeds and expand overall broadband access.