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Category: Local area networks and wide area networks


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

GTT adds Palo Alto-powered SASE to global Tier 1 network

December 2, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

GTT Communications announced this week that it’s working with Palo Alto Networks to integrate Prisma Access for its managed Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) offering. The new platform combines comprehensive security into a single cloud platform, according to GTT. “The […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Is your business ready for open virtualized RAN? (Reader Forum)

November 19, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Ask in the abstract, and most operators will say they favor opening up closed technologies. More participants brings more innovation, competitive pricing pressure, what could be bad? Well, more players can also mean more complexity, more complicated interdependencies, more opportunity […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

VNFs vs. CNFs for telco cloud operations

November 15, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

In telco cloud operations, both Virtual Network Functions (VNFs) and Cloud Native Functions (CNFs) replace dedicated, physical devices. As operators transition to cloud-native 5G core network, they must adopt strategies for deploying both to manage and scale operations. VNFs and […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Wireless Networking for the Metaverse

November 9, 2021

Via: No Jitter

Tom Brannen, a colleague and frequent No Jitter contributor, recently referenced in his recent eWeekly post, “the metaverse is indeed looming before us.” Facebook last month announced it was changing its name to Meta, which seemed to kick off the […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

SoftBank launches 5G Standalone services in Japan

October 20, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Japanese operator SoftBank announced that it has started to offer 5G Standalone services in conjunction with the sale of its new 5G-compatible SoftBank Air terminal, called “Air Terminal 5”. With this new launch, SoftBank claims to be the first carrier […]


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Texas county ‘counts on Verizon,’ selects carrier for emergency services contract

September 22, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon Frontline will provide the Harris County, Texas Emergency Services District (ESD) No. 11 with connectivity and smartphones per a recently announced contract. The Harris County ESD will make use of Verizon’s network and devices in its trucks and ambulances […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Lumen inks $2.7B deal to sell its Latin America business

July 26, 2021

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Lumen Technologies struck a deal to sell its Latin America business to infrastructure investment firm Stonepeak for $2.7 billion in a move to free up more cash for its growth ambitions. The operator noted in a press release the sale […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

ATEME Enables AIS to Move to Next-Generation OTT Delivery

June 24, 2021

Via: Broadcast Beat

ATEME, the leader in video delivery solutions for broadcast, cable TV, DTH, IPTV and OTT, has announced it has provided a state-of-the art Just-in-Time packaging and storage solution for AIS, Thailand’s biggest telco and mobile operator. With more than three […]


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Canada kicks off tender to award 5G spectrum in the 3.5 GHz band

June 16, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Canadian government kicked off on June 15 an auction of 5G frequencies, a process that had been delayed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The tender will award licenses to operate spectrum in the 3.5 GHz band. The spectrum auction, […]


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RingCentral Adds Deutsche Telekom to UCaaS Partner Roster

June 1, 2021

Via: No Jitter

The RingCentral world domination tour continues. The latest stop is Germany, with a newly announced strategic partnership with Deutsche Telekom (DT). This agreement aims to bring together RingCentral’s expertise in UCaaS and CCaaS with DT’s network leadership to deliver mobile-first, […]