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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 […]


Networks & Systems

How Big Data, Mobility Up Ante for Collaboration

April 18, 2018

Via: No Jitter

Knowing the how, where, and why behind your employee and customer experiences matters more than you can ever imagine. With integration into every facet of society, mobility has changed the way the world works and how businesses operate. Consider these […]


News

T-Mobile to pay $40 million after using fake ring tones on some customer calls

April 17, 2018

Via: Phys.org

Bellevue, Wash., telecom T-Mobile has been cited by the federal government for using fake ring tones on some customers’ calls—sounds that made the caller think the phone was ringing on the recipient’s side, when it really wasn’t. T-Mobile has agreed […]


News

U.S. Government: Russian Hackers Targeting Cisco Smart Install Protocol; 168,000 Systems Potentially Exposed

April 17, 2018

Via: CRN

Cisco Systems has identified more than 168,000 systems that are potentially exposed via its Cisco Smart Install Client, which the U.S. government said is being targeted by Russian state-sponsored hackers. In an alert issued April 16, the U.S. Computer Emergency […]


News

Adblock Plus creates feature to stop Facebook tracking you across the web

April 13, 2018

Via: Media Week

Spurred by the recent outrage over the misuse of Facebook’s data by Cambridge Analytica, Adblock Plus has introduced a feature that lets users disable social media buttons. These ‘like’ buttons allow Facebook to track users’ browsing behaviour beyond its walled […]


Networks & Systems

Verizon Virtual Network Services Bundles Make Move to Virtualization Fast, Easy and Cost Effective

April 12, 2018

Via: Telecom Reseller

Enterprises know they need to embrace virtualization, but implementing software-defined networking (SDN) solutions can be complex, time consuming and expensive. Verizon is removing some of those barriers and streamlining the virtualization process with the launch of new Virtual Network Services […]


News

Qualcomm pushing for NXP deal as Apple legal battle continues

April 10, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

With the direct intervention of President Trump, Qualcomm withstood a hostile takeover attempt waged by rival Broadcom, but the San Diego, Calif.-based chipmaker is still very much at a transition point–Looking to diversify its vertical focus, Qualcomm is pushing reluctant […]


Regulations

Why do telecom companies face such strict regulations?

April 9, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Some industries are regulated more heavily and strictly than others. For better or worse, the cryptocurrency market is practically free from regulations, while industries like cannabis-related products, are subject to much stricter laws and protocols. The telecom industry is one […]