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Category: Modern Media


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media, Networks & Systems

Smarter fiber data transmission doubles capacity to the home

April 20, 2018

Via: Phys.org

Researchers of Eindhoven University of Technology and fiber broadband equipment supplier Genexis have developed data transmission techniques that can double or even triple the data transmission capacity of existing fiber to the home connections. Enjoying this increase requires you to […]


Internet, Modern Media

Tech giants are battling it out to supply the global internet—here’s why that’s a problem

April 19, 2018

Via: Phys.org

The US Federal Communications Commission last month granted Elon Musk’s SpaceX permission to launch 4,425 satellites that will provide affordable high speed broadband internet to consumers. The Starlink network will be accessible in the US and around the world – […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Record breaking fiber transmission speed reported

April 18, 2018

Via: Phys.org

NICT Network System Research Institute and Fujikura Ltd. (Fujikura, President: Masahiko Ito) developed a 3-mode optical fiber, capable of wide-band wavelength multiplexing transmission with standard outer diameter (0.125 mm) that can be cabled with existing equipment. The researchers have successfully […]


Modern Media, Networks & Systems, Worldwide equipment sales

Microsoft’s $5B IoT Plan Will Arm Partners With New Products, Services

April 5, 2018

Via: CRN

Microsoft announced on Wednesday that it will invest $5 billion into Internet of Things initiatives over the next four years — a plan that is expected to benefit partners. In a blog post, the Redmond, Wash.-based company said some of […]


Modern Media, Telephone

Have we reached the limits of mobile innovation?

April 4, 2018

Via: Media Week

A visit to Mobile World Congress follows a set pattern. And the most important part of the routine is the first day of the show when the new phones are launched. This year was no exception with Samsung, Sony and […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

How will LTE Unlicensed affect Wi-Fi performance?

April 3, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Wi-Fi has enjoyed a quasi-monopolistic usage of the 5 GHz in the last few years but that is changing as Multefire and LTE Unlicensed in general are making inroads in once considered “Wi-Fi” bands. We thus feel it is about time […]


Internet, Modern Media

From AT&T to Cable One: Who has the highest data caps in wireline, wireless and cable?

April 2, 2018

Via: Fierce Telecom News

As consumers’ desire for content and other forms of entertainment served over the internet has risen, wireless and wireline service providers have looked for the best way to optimize their networks by implementing data usage caps. While the overall implementation […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Verizon, CWA settle New York copper network dispute, agree on repairs, improvements

April 2, 2018

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Verizon and the Communications Workers of America (CWA) have reached a settlement requiring the telco to repair and make improvements to its copper network infrastructure throughout New York state. Under the terms of the agreement, the service provider agreed to […]


Internet, Modern Media

Verizon network exec calls 5G ‘absolutely transformational’

March 28, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Carriers have invested heavily in the R&D that will result in the launch of commercial 5G services as soon as later this year. Seeking ROI on those investments, the industry-wide goal is rapid commercialization with the first use case shaping […]


Internet, Modern Media

AT&T’s Donovan: Expanded $25B capex budget will fuel FTTH, 5G fiber expansions

March 6, 2018

Via: Fierce Telecom News

AT&T’s newly expanded capex budget will focus on enhancing its fiber network to serve its ongoing FTTH and emerging 5G network deployments—two of the telco’s largest network initiatives for 2018. John Donovan, CEO of AT&T Communications, told investors at the […]