AT&T CEO Stankey: Fiber is the juice behind every network

October 22, 2020

On AT&T’s third quarter earnings call Thursday morning, AT&T CEO John Stankey reiterated his appetite for fiber, but said the telco is taking a measured approach. Years ago, AT&T mainly lit fiber up in central offices or select geographic areas, […]

FCC announces 386 bidders made the grade for first RDOF auction, but not Charter

October 15, 2020

Category: Regulations

On Tuesday, the Federal Communications Commission announced its list of 386 companies that have qualified to bid in the first auction for the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF). Beginning Oct. 29, the qualified vendors will compete against each other in […]

VMware revamps platform for 5G network operators by including cloud-native

October 6, 2020

With 5G serving as the catalyst for how the communications industry and the cloud industry are coming together, VMware announced its new 5G Telco Cloud Platform last month. The new platform combined VMware Telco Cloud Infrastructure, which was an evolution […]

Networks & Systems

Testing mmWave 5G networks: A Q&A with GWS

October 27, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

How is benchmark testing different in mmWave, and how is GWS preparing for benchmarking mmWave 5G networks? Because mmWave involves a much higher frequency band, the signals do not propagate very far and are easily blocked by structures. At the […]

Modern Media, Telephone

Contact Center Voice Biometrics

October 27, 2020

Via: Telecom Reseller

Voice biometrics technology is used to verify a person’s identity using their unique vocal attributes, the way they speak. Everyone has different physical and behavioral voice characteristics. These influence the sound of their voice and in combination these are unique […]


What are the Top 5 IT Concerns for 2021?

October 26, 2020

Via: No Jitter

Each year Nemertes conducts a study of enterprise collaboration, gathering data from over 500 end-user organizations on what apps they are using now, what they are planning to use, and how they are addressing areas like management, security, user adoption […]

Internet, Modern Media

Bright Spark Studios introduce remote contributors with Quicklink Studio

October 26, 2020

Via: Broadcast Beat

Bright Spark Studios, a video production and live streaming company, have adopted the Quicklink Studio solution for introducing remote contributors into virtual events. Due to COVID-19, live events have been abruptly paused with many organisers deciding to take their events […]