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 […]

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, […]

Internet, Modern Media

Verizon’s Vestberg: Fiber expansion decisions are focused on multiple network uses

January 11, 2018

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Verizon is clearly not leaving any option off the table to procure fiber assets to support its growing wireline and wireless network business lines. With a network that serves multiple customer sets, the service provider has set a three-pronged process […]

Networks & Systems

CenturyLink’s Patel: Broadband expansion will focus on higher speeds, dense areas

January 11, 2018

Via: Fierce Telecom News

As CenturyLink advances higher speed broadband into more areas via copper and FTTH, the service provider will focus on a multiuse deployment mentality where it will leverage assets that can serve not only consumers, but also wholesale and business customers. […]


What the FCC rollback of ‘net neutrality’ means to you

January 10, 2018


Now that the federal government has rolled back the internet protections it put in place two years ago, the big question is: What does the repeal of “net neutrality’ rules mean to you? In the short term, the answer is simple: Not […]