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Spirent talks automating service assurance for 5G

September 19, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

The pending commercialization and future expansion of 5G creates a number of challenges for operators, service assurance chief among them—given the massive infrastructure investment, it’s imperative to understand the quality of new services. As this shift plays out with U.S. […]


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Senators seek punishment for ZTE if it fails to comply with previous deal

September 19, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Republican and Democratic senators have introduced a bill that aims to re-impose sanctions on Chinese vendor ZTE if the firm fails to fully comply with U.S. laws and an agreement with the Trump administration that ended a seven-year export ban […]


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Nokia cuts jobs in Illinois

September 19, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Nokia confirmed that it is cutting jobs in Illinois, as part of its ongoing global headcount reduction and cost-cutting measures. Contacted by RCR Wireless News, a Nokia spokesman confirmed that the company is reducing its headcount in Illinois, but declined […]


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Windstream Enterprise’s SD-WAN service scores PCI DSS compliance

September 18, 2018

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Windstream Enterprise is laying claim to being the first service provider in the nation to garner a compliance designation for its SD-WAN service. Windstream announced today it that’s SD-WAN service has met the standard for the Payment Card Industry Data […]


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Anritsu: “It’s 5G, 5G and 5G”

September 18, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

5G testing is in full swing as chipset, device and infrastructure vendors seek to support early deployments and prepare for more widespread build-outs of the technology beginning in 2019. Among the various 5G testing-related news coming out of Mobile World […]


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Samsung to provide 5G solutions for SK Telecom

September 18, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Korean telecom operator SK Telecom has selected compatriot company Samsung Electronics for the provision of 5G solutions, including a 3GPP Release 15-compliant core and Radio Access Network for 5G New Radio. SK Telecom and Samsung Electronics said they will begin […]


Networks & Systems

How does 5G fit into the enterprise?

September 18, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

In the U.S. early commercial 5G launches from Verizon and AT&T are focused on the consumer segment. But, given the ultra-high capacity and incredibly low latency 5G will bring, there’s real value in leveraging next-generation cellular to not just provide […]


Networks & Systems

AT&T CTO: Verizon is “fixated on fixed”

September 18, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Andre Fuetsch, president of AT&T Labs and the company’s chief technology officer, didn’t mince words in a meeting with reporters during Mobile World Congress Americas in Los Angeles. He characterized competitor Verizon’s 5G Home service, which gained significant share of […]


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AT&T panel: Industry needs to build use cases and ecosystem for edge compute

September 17, 2018

Via: Fierce Telecom News

In order for 5G and edge compute to reach their full potential, the use cases and ecosystem need to be defined now, according to a recent panel discussion at a conference. While augmented reality, virtual reality, self-driving cars, and cloud […]


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DVSAnalytics Quality Assurance and Workforce Engagement Solutions on Display at QATC 2018 Annual Conference

September 17, 2018

Via: Telecom Reseller

Meeting the needs of the most demanding organizations for enhanced quality assurance and agent training, this week DVSAnalytics will be showcasing its portfolio of enterprise-class solutions at the Quality Assurance and Training Connection (QATC) conference held at the Gaylord Opryland […]