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Light Reading Network X Americas
May 21-23, 2024
Irving Convention Center at Las ColinasDallas, Texas

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Trends to watch for at Network X Americas

Find out what Ruth Brown, Principal Analyst - Mobile Networks and Jim Hodges, Research Director at Heavy Reading expect to be the big trends discussed at Light Reading Network X Americas in May.

Fiber, growth challenges and BEAD in middle mile networks

Light Reading's Cable/Video Practice Lead, Alan Breznick, speaks to Ryan Bailey, CEO of regional provider CNI.

Big 5G 2023 Keynotes & Headliners

Dive into the big topics from the headliners at Big 5G 2023.

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INTERVIEW: Are US broadband providers meeting current customer expectations?

Brian Vair, Broadband Development Program Supervisor, Texas Broadband Development Office, shares insights on the current state of the US broadband market, plus predictions on the industry’s future.

Next-gen wireless at Network X Americas

Heavy Reading's Gabe Brown shares his top Network X Americas sessions and conference tracks that will interest anyone tracking the 5G evolution and looking ahead to a 6G world.

Time for innovation in middle mile networks

Sterling Perrin, Senior Principal Analyst at Heavy Reading shares his views on middle mile innovation as service providers plan their fiber broadband rollouts.

REPORT: Omdia North America Mobile and Fixed Telecoms Market Status

Market data and insight from Omdia's Americas, Service Provider Analyst Team. Including Mobile and Fixed Broadband Market Updates, Service Provider Results, Service Provider Digital Strategy Overview, Market Status M&A Update, Regulatory Updates, US and Canada.

BLOG: Can telco AI replicate the human factor?

As AI appears to rapidly move from a bit-part to a leading role in most industries, including telecoms, Roz Roseboro, Principal Analyst – Telco AI and Analytics, Omdia, asks, where does this leave the humble human?  

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BLOG: Are APIs the crucial new currency for accelerating digital innovation in telecoms?

Khamis Abulgubein, Product Manager, Verizon, shares his insights on why APIs are key in supporting telecoms businesses in their 5G SA, IoT and FWA deployment plans.

BLOG: PON architectures for next generation networks

Alex Ochoa, Chief Technology Officer, Gigabit Fiber discusses how telecoms businesses can design and deploy future proof PON networks.  

INTERVIEW: Are US funding programs just one piece in the puzzle of achieving universal connectivity?

Shirley Bloomfield, CEO of NTCA-The Rural Broadband Association, talks to the team about the next five years in broadband, challenges for rural operators and trends to watch.

INTERVIEW: What are the future trends in wireless internet deployment?

Richard Bernhardt , Vice President – Spectrum and Industry at Wireless Internet Service Provider's Association - Broadband without Boundaries (WISPA), discusses challenges in FWA and the future of the market.

INTERVIEW: How is Texas progressing on Broadband and BEAD?

Erin Benal, Broadband Development Coordinator, Texas Broadband Development Office, speaks to Network X Americas about how Texas is working to bring fiber to every home in the US state.

OPINION: CSPs moving ahead with GenAI for cost reduction and efficiency gains

In November 2023, Omdia surveyed communications service providers (CSPs) about their current and planned use of generative artificial intelligence (GenAI). In this opinion piece, Roz Roseboro, Principal Analyst at Omdia, focuses on a subset of high level data that provides insights into AI maturity and GenAI adoption and use cases.

May 21-23, 2024
Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas,
Dallas, Texas

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