Asset tracking, fleet management are key IoT use cases

December 6, 2017

The internet of things is a crowded market challenged by proprietary and standardized connectivity, as well as long-term interoperability of devices being connected to global networks. But, as the space crystallizes and continues to grow, LTE-based connectivity has emerged as […]

Broadcast TV: The Second Coming?

September 13, 2017

A new study from The Nielsen Co. released September 11 found that the US homes receiving broadcast signals (but not cable or satellite TV) had grown steadily, up 41% over the past five years, to 15.8 million households. The study, […]

Sprint Beefs up Virtualization with NFV

September 6, 2017

Sprint’s Günther Ottendorfer, chief operating officer, technology, outlined how his company views NFV as an essential building block to the telco’s development of its LTE Plus Network, Gigabit LTE and, eventually, 5G services in a company blog on Tuesday. Ottendorfer […]


Ciena, Cisco take lead in 100G, 400G coherent WDM market

December 12, 2017

Via: Fierce Telecom News

As service providers accelerate their 100G and 400G deployments, it’s clear that two vendors—Ciena and Cisco—are gaining the benefit as key suppliers in these sectors. Cignal Al confirmed the role these two vendors are taking in the market in its […]

Networks & Systems

We’re no longer looking at cable acquisitions to bolster the fiber network

December 11, 2017

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Verizon is no longer considering a large-scale acquisition of a major cable MSO as a way to get the fiber infrastructure it needs to support a multipurpose fiber network for 4G and 5G wireless and enterprise services. While he did […]


How to build the next generation of telco sales leaders

December 11, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

The consumer market for telcos has reached a saturation point. Millions of homes are equipped with cable and streaming services, and consumers are using mobile devices to instantly access entertainment on-the-go. As a result, telco executives are challenged to continue […]