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Networks & Systems

Better, faster wireless communication on the horizon for mobile device users

June 22, 2018

Via: Phys.org

The demand for broadband content and services worldwide is growing at a tremendous pace. Soon, traffic from wireless devices will exceed that of wired setups. Currently, high-resolution videos account for about 69 % of all data viewed on mobile devices […]


Networks & Systems

OpenSwitch debuts another software release and announces new members

June 21, 2018

Via: Fierce Telecom News

OpenSwitch (OPX) announced the availability of a new software release today and welcomed new project members to its ecosystem. OpenSwitch, which is a project under the Linux Foundation’s umbrella, was designed as a switching software platform based on the OPX […]


Networks & Systems

Sprint kicks tires on robot electric vehicle chargers in NYC

June 20, 2018

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Sprint has teamed up with Adaptive Motion Group to test self-driving robots that can charge up electric vehicles in New York City. The robots are solar powered and can move to where they are needed by using artificial intelligence, Sprint’s […]


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

Kagan: Unified communications becoming solid new business trend

June 18, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Over the last several years we have seen the communications industry go through an enormous and rapid transformation in area after area. Small- and mid-size business customers see unified communications as one of these sweeping trends. Eventually, as UC continues […]


Networks & Systems

5G as a platform for innovation

June 15, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Diverse requirements of 5G services command co-creation beyond telecoms Massive support for the internet of things is a major aspect of 5G. And we’re not talking about consumer IoT like wearables or smart home devices; we’re talking about billions of […]


Modern Media, Networks & Systems, Worldwide equipment sales

8 Companies That Launched Cool Products During Cisco Live

June 15, 2018

Via: CRN

Cisco made a splash with its announcements at the Cisco Live conference in Orlando, Fla., this week, and the event was a high-profile opportunity for several other vendors to launch new products of their own. Market stalwarts like A10 networks, […]


Networks & Systems

VMware takes aim at multicloud and 5G networks with new NFV platform

June 14, 2018

Via: Fierce Telecom News

VMware has upped its game in the telco space with the release of its VMware vCloud NFV-OpenStack Edition 3.0 for 5G and multicloud networks. The latest version of vCloud NFV-OpenStack Edition, which includes VMware Integrated OpenStack-Carrier Edition 5.0, delivers improved […]


Networks & Systems

BT’s Sabey expounds on the biggest lessons learned from SD-WAN deployments

June 14, 2018

Via: Fierce Telecom News

SD-WAN is really seen a really good enabler for them because they can deploy underlay and overlay, to use some SD-WAN terminology. With their underlay, which is the multiple networks that they have out there today, they don’t have a […]


Internet, Modern Media, Networks & Systems

3GPP finalizes standalone 5G NR spec at RAN Plenary

June 14, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Sticking to its aggressive timeline for finalization of the standalone 5G New Radio (NR) specification, the 3GPP yesterday approved the details of Release 15 building on the work completed in December related to non-standalone 5G NR. Michael Thelander, president and […]


Networks & Systems

ETSI Zero-Touch Group Goes Network Slicing

June 12, 2018

Via: Telco Transformation

The ETSI Zero-touch network and Service Management Group (ZSM) has launched ServoCloud, its first effort to create a reference architecture for dynamic services and a new lighter-weight approach to automating practical operations, starting with 5G network slicing. (See ETSI’s Zero […]