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Networks & Systems

Legacy infrastructure inhibiting cloud potential, Riverbed survey finds

September 21, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

Riverbed Technology recently unveiled the results of the Riverbed Future of Network Global Survey 2017, revealing a near unanimous agreement among IT professionals that legacy infrastructures are hindering cloud and digital strategies. The survey, which examines the impact legacy infrastructure […]


Networks & Systems

Deploying FTTH is not always a slam dunk

September 19, 2017

Via: Fierce Telecom News

TDS Telecom is a fan of deploying FTTH in the last mile, but as a telco that serves rural areas with copper facilities the service provider targets deployments in areas where it can make a business case work. As of […]


Networks & Systems

Vodafone plans to invest 2 billion Euros in gigabit networks

September 18, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

Vodafone has laid out plans to invest 2 billion Euros (around $2.39 billion) to boost gigabit networks in Germany. Vodafone estimated that the incremental capital expenditures, to be doled out between now and the end of 2021, will result in […]


Networks & Systems

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

September 15, 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 […]


Networks & Systems

Business Broadband: The Answer to Your Networking Needs

September 14, 2017

Via: No Jitter

All enterprises should be making the most of business broadband (BB) Internet transport services. BB will enable cloud networking and seamlessly connect an enterprise’s users together while replacing much more expensive and complicated technologies like MPLS. After all, BB connects […]


Networks & Systems

Telecom Infra Project focuses on millimeter wave for dense networks

September 13, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Facebook-led Telecom Infra Project this week created a new working group dedicated to creating broad industry support for solutions that target high-frequency millimeter wave spectrum in the 60 GHz band. The Millimeter Wave Networks Project Group is co-chaired by […]


Networks & Systems

5G Ixia survey: 5G gains interest, momentum

September 11, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

A new survey shows that almost 100 percent of the organizations surveyed intend to leverage “5G” wireless technologies, with plans to evaluate and/or roll out 5G capabilities in the next 12 months — and 13% say they’ve already deployed 5G networks, despite […]


Networks & Systems

Seasons change and so should networks

September 8, 2017

Via: Nokia Networks

As summer fades, the clouds that signal autumn gather near. Yet, one cloud that shouldn’t make us grab for our umbrellas is the telco cloud. While the adoption of the cloud in core networks is common-place, the cloud-based radio access […]


Networks & Systems

Mavenir announces 5G Core Network and Cloud RAN solutions providing full End-to-End 4G LTE and 5G Ready Networks

September 8, 2017

Via: Telecom Reseller

Mavenir, the leader in accelerating and redefining software network transformation for Communications Service Providers, today announced its 5G Core Network and Cloud RAN solutions enabling Mavenir to be a full end-to-end 4G LTE and 5G, IoT network provider. The 5G […]


Networks & Systems

ETSI to hold second NFV interoperability Plugtest

September 7, 2017

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Building on the momentum of its previous NFV Plugtest, ETSI plans to hold its second event in January, giving participants the opportunity to demonstrate system and service interoperability. The latest series of NFV Plugtests will be held at ETSI, in […]