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Light Reading

March 23, 2016 11:04 ET

Light Reading Gets Set for 5G Era With New Online Community

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Mar 23, 2016) - Light Reading (, the market-leading integrated media company serving the global communications sector, today has launched a new online community, Light Reading 5G (

Light Reading 5G is the first-ever online community dedicated to tracking the development of this new mobile specification, as well as helping service providers put together the building blocks of 5G -- from millimeter radios to massive MIMO and virtualized networks.

5G is expected to be the most expansive wireless specification yet, encompassing much more than faster data speeds over-the-air. 5G is expected to kick-start the Internet of Things, autonomous cars, virtual reality, and more. Led by Light Reading's wireless experts, Light Reading Mobile Editor Dan Jones and Heavy Reading Senior Analyst Gabriel Brown, Light Reading 5G will be there to report on future use cases and business models, while keeping an experienced eye on the reality of spectrum constraints and the expense of building new radio networks around the world.

"Collaboration and information-sharing is important to make efficient use of the intellectual and financial capital the industry will commit to 5G in over the next few years," says Gabriel Brown, Senior Analyst, Heavy Reading. "With Light Reading 5G we aim to track the progress of 5G technology and market development around the world to help identify priorities for investment and to share examples of best practice across the industry." 

Visit Light Reading 5G for all your 5G updates including daily news, real-world analysis, and contributions from industry leaders and experts. Light Reading 5G is sponsored by Brocade, Cisco, Intel and Qualcomm. Light Reading 5G supporting partners include 5G Americas, 5G Innovation Centre and CTIA Super Mobility 2016.

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Light Reading ( helps the global communications industry make informed decisions. is the definitive source for next-generation communications analysis for more than 450,000 users each month, leading the media sector in terms of traffic, content and reputation. Light Reading also produces live events for executives charged with monetizing cable, New IP, optical, Ethernet, mobile, gigabit cities, security, virtualization, components, communications drones, next-gen analytics, Internet of Things and wireline networks. Visit Light Reading on FacebookLinkedInTwitter and YouTube for all the latest news. 

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