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AT&T's Donovan: When it comes to 5G, timing is everything

Like most major operators AT&T Mobility is  already looking ahead to 5G even though there are many unknowns about what 5G will be and how it will be deployed in the network. Despite that uncertainty, AT&T's most difficult 5G decision will be when to deploy it. Speaking at the Citi 2015 Global Internet, Media & Telecommunications Conference Tuesday in Las Vegas, John Donovan, SVP of AT&T technology and network operations, said the hardest part of 5G is knowing the timing of it. "There is a penalty to being early and a penalty to being late.  The timing is important," he said.

AT&T says it's ready for mobile video onslaught

Tier 1 carrier AT&T, whose wireless network just a few years ago was criticized for being unreliable, is ready to handle the increasing traffic demands imposed by online video viewing.

Lumos advances data center connections to 29 with Expedient's Pittsburgh deployment

Lumos Networks has been making progress in extending its fiber network to data center locations and its recent deployment to Expedient's data center in Pittsburgh's Allegheny Center Mall (ACM) is evidence of that trend. The service provider now has 29 data centers connected to its fiber network and five in Pittsburgh alone.

AT&T's Donovan: Software, IP migration will increase business service delivery timelines

AT&T continues to see its bet on its ongoing network migration from TDM to IP bear fruit, particularly on the enterprise market, according to a top company executive.

Broadcom, D-Link and Qualcomm Atheros get behind HomePlug AV2 MIMO certification program

A group of home networking-related vendors, including Broadcom, D-Link, Qualcomm Atheros and Lea Networks, have put their support behind the HomePlug AV2 multiple input multiple output (MIMO) certification program for powerline-based home networking products.

Connected cars, 4K video and home networking take center stage at CES 2015

Whether it's connected cars, 4K video or next-gen home networking technologies like Home Plug AV, the  Fierce  editorial team is out in force at this year's CES 2015 show. Phil Goldstein, Mike Dano and Daniel Frankel are on the ground throughout the week in Las Vegas covering all the major keynotes, events and press conferences. Stay tuned to this page for complete coverage of the CES 2015 show. You can  visit the page here.

Global Capacity wraps acquisition of MegaPath's wholesale division

Global Capacity has put the final touches on its acquisition of MegaPath's wholesale business, enhancing its wholesale and Dedicated Access customer base.

Ericsson, T-Mobile push unlicensed LTE into limelight as '4.5G' technology for IoT

LAS VEGAS--Unlicensed spectrum finally seems to be getting some love from the cellular industry. The demand for licensed spectrum appears to have renewed industry interest in unlicensed radio waves. Highlighting this recent interest in unlicensed spectrum are T-Mobile US and Ericsson, which this week announced they plan to trial "License Assisted Access" technology in the 5 GHz band sometime this year.

Data center, colocation market surpasses $25B, says 451 Research

It's never been a better time to be in the data center colocation market, one that 451 Research says has surpassed the $25 billion revenue run rate with 6 percent of data center providers accounting for over half of global revenue.

Madden: CRAN and DAS will converge for the enterprise

If you're reading this, then you work in the most disrupted market in the history of the world. The mobile telecom market contends with multiple technologies, each disrupting the other simultaneously. Small Cells? Yes. Wi-Fi? Yes. DAS? Yes. Cloud RAN? Yes.