Verizon Fios broadband reaches 40% penetration mark

April 4, 2018

Verizon may not have any new expansive Fios expansion plans, but where it has rolled out FTTH, Fios broadband penetration is above 40%. Matt Ellis, EVP and CFO of Verizon, told investors during the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference […]

Net neutrality should be a federal, not a specific state measure

March 29, 2018

Category: News, Regulations

USTelecom, an industry group focused on providing advocacy for the large Tier 1 and rural Tier 2 and Tier 3 telcos, maintains that any net neutrality rules should be based on a federalwide concept and not state by state. Jonathan […]

5G: What is it? What does it mean for your smartphone?

January 8, 2018

Category: News

Are you ready for 5G? On Thursday, AT&T confirmed the first smartphones supporting the new wireless service will arrive later this year. The transition to 5G promises faster smartphones, and a lot more. Here’s what you need to know about […]

Networks & Systems

Verizon Virtual Network Services Bundles Make Move to Virtualization Fast, Easy and Cost Effective

April 12, 2018

Via: Telecom Reseller

Enterprises know they need to embrace virtualization, but implementing software-defined networking (SDN) solutions can be complex, time consuming and expensive. Verizon is removing some of those barriers and streamlining the virtualization process with the launch of new Virtual Network Services […]


Qualcomm pushing for NXP deal as Apple legal battle continues

April 10, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

With the direct intervention of President Trump, Qualcomm withstood a hostile takeover attempt waged by rival Broadcom, but the San Diego, Calif.-based chipmaker is still very much at a transition point–Looking to diversify its vertical focus, Qualcomm is pushing reluctant […]


Why do telecom companies face such strict regulations?

April 9, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Some industries are regulated more heavily and strictly than others. For better or worse, the cryptocurrency market is practically free from regulations, while industries like cannabis-related products, are subject to much stricter laws and protocols. The telecom industry is one […]