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

November 20, 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 […]


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Huawei to invest $200 million for telco digital transformation

November 17, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

Huawei Global Technical Services (GTS) focuses on the provision of expertise and service solutions for operators willing to implement digital transformation strategies. According to the Chinese vendor, operators embracing digital transformation need to redefine business processes and business models, which can […]


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How to build the next generation of telco sales leaders

November 16, 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 […]


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Broadband Forum targets SD-WAN trend with vBG network specification

November 16, 2017

Via: Fierce Telecom News

The Broadband Forum has published the distributed virtualized Customer Premises Equipment (vCPE) standard, aiming to provide network standards for the growing SD-WAN segment for businesses. The new standard, which is part of the organization’s effort to accelerate its work on […]


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Verizon’s fiber initiative drives Prysmian to invest $15M in North American operations

November 15, 2017

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Verizon’s plans to build out an expansive fiber network has driven Prysmian—one of the telco’s main suppliers—to initiate a $15 million expansion of its plant in Lexington County, South Carolina. This expansion will enable the company to make good on a […]


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Underwater wireless optical communications system for streaming high quality, live video

November 15, 2017

Via: Phys.org

A flexible and cost-effective technology for streaming high-quality underwater video images has been developed by researchers at KAUST by improving the bandwidth to achieve better video quality. Oceans cover more than two-thirds of our planet and are a major source […]


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Qualcomm Doubles Down on Cellular Chips for Wireless Vehicle Communications

November 14, 2017

Via: Electronic Design

In wagering on sports there are opportunities where you might want to hedge your bet. If you are holding a parlay bet and all but one of your teams have won their contests, you might choose to place a new […]


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Verizon says FCC should avoid increasing broadband reporting requirements

November 13, 2017

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Verizon says that the FCC should not force wireline broadband operators to develop reports of availability under the census-block level because such requirements would be challenging to support. At issue is the FCC’s Form 477 data collection program. This program requires broadband […]


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Huawei pushing global NFV, SDN adoption

November 10, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

Global network functions virtualization (NFV) and software-defined networking (SDN) adoption is on the rise, as underscored by a recent announcement from Chinese technology firm Huawei. According to the company, over the course of the first half this year, Huawei launched […]


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Benefits of cyber defense go beyond company security: Vodafone

September 21, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

Vodafone released a new global survey highlighting the relationship between cyber defense and business success. According to the report, which included the responses of 1,434 security decision-makers, approximately 73% of companies believe information can serve as a window to new […]