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Telecommunications companies design virtual assistants capable of emotional interactions

May 21, 2018

Via: William Palmer

Chinese telecommunications company Huawei wants to improve interactions between people and their artificial intelligence (AI) voice assistants. Huawei is currently working on providing emotional interactions according to Felix Zhang, vice president of software engineering at Huawei’s consumer business group. The […]


Modern Media, Telephone

Have we reached the limits of mobile innovation?

April 4, 2018

Via: Media Week

A visit to Mobile World Congress follows a set pattern. And the most important part of the routine is the first day of the show when the new phones are launched. This year was no exception with Samsung, Sony and […]


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 […]


Internet, Modern Media

From AT&T to Cable One: Who has the highest data caps in wireline, wireless and cable?

April 2, 2018

Via: Fierce Telecom News

As consumers’ desire for content and other forms of entertainment served over the internet has risen, wireless and wireline service providers have looked for the best way to optimize their networks by implementing data usage caps. While the overall implementation […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Verizon, CWA settle New York copper network dispute, agree on repairs, improvements

April 2, 2018

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Verizon and the Communications Workers of America (CWA) have reached a settlement requiring the telco to repair and make improvements to its copper network infrastructure throughout New York state. Under the terms of the agreement, the service provider agreed to […]


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

Mobile network equipment makers eye 5G windfall

March 30, 2018

Via: Phys.org

Struggling mobile network equipment makers are eyeing a possible boom in business from the first rollout of super-fast 5G wireless networks. The European Union wants European firms to start offering 5G—seen as key to develop “next generation” services such as […]