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Internet, Modern Media

Verizon Fios broadband reaches 40% penetration mark

April 4, 2018

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Verizon may not have any new expansive Fios expansion plans, but where it has rolled out FTTH, Fios broadband penetration is above 40%. Matt Ellis, EVP and CFO of Verizon, told investors during the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference […]


Regulations

Appeals court nixes some FCC rules on robocalls

April 3, 2018

Via: Phys.org

A federal appeals court rolled back rules intended to deter irritating telemarketing robocalls, saying they were too broad. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia said that 2015 regulations from the Federal Communications Commission could wrongly classify […]


News

Why Sprint chose Synchronoss Technologies for transformation

April 3, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

The number four wireless carrier, Sprint, has selected Synchronoss Technologies to lead them in their digital transformation to help prepare for growth going forward. This is the kind of thinking every company needs to have now as going digital becomes […]


News

How telecom operators can benefit from drones

April 2, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Drones in the telecom industry Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or drones, are often characterized as toys or weapons, but they are also seen as maintenance tools among telecom operators. In a global report on the commercial applications of drone technology, […]


News

Test and Measurement: Test highlights from MWC

March 30, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

For the test industry, this year’s Mobile World Congress (MWC) came down to two major themes: 5G and the internet of things, with a little virtualization thrown in just to keep things lively. So who was doing 5G test demos […]


Networks & Systems

Windstream says UCaaS, SD-WAN make up 30%-40% of enterprise revenues

March 30, 2018

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Windstream may still be a bit early in the SD-WAN and unified communications as a service (UCaaS) games, but the service provider is finding that its bets are gaining momentum with more customers migrating to these newer solutions. Bob Gunderman, […]


Networks & Systems

The main points non-technical reporters get wrong about 5G

March 29, 2018

Via: Cell Tower and Wireless Telecommunications Blog

I find it fascinating how non-technical reporters (for example An Investor’s Primer: 5G, the Internet of Things, and Augmented/Virtual Reality and 5G Wireless Will Redraw the Wireless Industry Map: Who Stands to Lose?) try to simplify 5G and explain it in […]


Networks & Systems

5G wireless race heats up

February 27, 2018

Via: Phys.org

The race to bring super-fast 5G wireless services to market is heating up with the first commercial deployments of the much-anticipated technology expected at the end of the year. Talk about 5G’s potential to pave the way to a world […]


News

FirstNet’s buildout strains resources of qualified infrastructure workers

February 23, 2018

Via: Wireless Estimator

According to Wireless Estimator’s hiring trend data, infrastructure hiring has bounced back to ambitious and overwhelming 2013 LTE buildout levels when Verizon was racing away with its LTE expansion and AT&T was ramping up for its own 4G LTE Roll-out […]


News

Frontier sets phased SD-WAN rollout, focuses on driving business

February 12, 2018

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Frontier admits that while it trails its larger telco counterparts CenturyLink and Verizon on the SD-WAN front, that will enable it to learn from past issues others have faced in rolling it out to businesses. What will perhaps make Frontier’s […]