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Networks & Systems

The Funding Needed to Upgrade Our Public Safety Infrastructure Just Went Away

February 1, 2023

Via: No Jitter

It’s not always easy to understand the underlying technology that makes calls to 911 work, and it’s not always important to understand that technology, just so long as it works when you need it. But what is easy to understand—and […]


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AT&T on 2023: Getting serious about cybersecurity at the edge

February 1, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Cybersecurity continues its evolution and organizations are focused on it more holistically, as part of business outcomes rather than as component parts, according to Theresa Lanowitz of AT&T. Lanowitz, who is the head of evangelism for AT&T Business’ cybersecurity segment, […]


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2023’s Big Question : Subsidize or Innovate?

January 31, 2023

Via: No Jitter

Everyone probably knows by now that the European Union (EU) is likely to decide that “big Tech”, meaning the content and social media companies, has to somehow subsidize the telcos. (If not, check this Reuters report from September 30, 2022, […]


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IoT tracking in the supply chain (pt 4) – putting the IoT edge at the heart of operations

January 30, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Let us return to this argument, gathering popularity, that the IoT market has grown up; that IoT just works – well enough that technology is no longer the start-point for a conversation with industry about digital change. Instead, a linear […]


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Airspan to use Federated Wireless’ AFC system for Wi-Fi 6E solutions

January 24, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Telecoms software and hardware provider Airspan has selected Federated Wireless as its Automated Frequency Coordination (AFC) service provider for its latest Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) product line. The new solutions — A6, C6x and B6x — use 6 GHz spectrum, […]


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It’s game over for Google Stadia

January 23, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Google has officially closed the doors on its cloud gaming platform. First launched in November 2019, the platform failed to capture enough excitement from consumers. Now, Google is focusing on how to do right by its streaming customers. The company […]


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Linux Foundation forms metaverse group

January 19, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Linux Foundation has formed the Open Metaverse Foundation (OMF), a group designed to support the development of open-source software and standards for the metaverse. The group is organized into eight Foundational Interest Groups (FIGs): Users, transactions, digital assets, simulations […]


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Delta’s plan to offer free Wi-Fi will turn its planes into first-party data hubs

January 18, 2023

Via: No Jitter

At the recent Consumer Electronics Show, Delta announced that the airline would start rolling out free Wi-Fi through a partnership with T-Mobile to passengers on more than 700 of its planes. Delta also announced that in April it will launch […]


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The year when cloud makes its mark in telecommunications (Reader Forum)

January 17, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

As the telecommunications industry enters 2023, economic times are uncertain and capital and operational costs are under increased pressure. Customers need to be better understood and served. Communications Service Providers (CSPs) need to understand and manage their environment better. New […]


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How offload technology can help you improve network performance

January 6, 2023

Via: Telecom Ramblings

In the past year, we’ve seen significant growth in the number of private networks being deployed for enterprise applications. Commercial private deployments have advanced greatly in 2022, and all signs point to that trend continuing. In fact, Gartner estimates that […]


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2023 IT Networking Trends: 5 Areas to Watch

December 28, 2022

Via: No Jitter

End-of-the-year trend predictions are almost cliché, as everyone has an opinion on what will and won’t happen in the new year. But between another year of IT security threats and advancements in AI and machine learning (ML) technology, I think […]


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How innovation enables seamless, secure enterprise Wi-Fi onboarding (Reader Forum)

December 21, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

As pandemic-related restrictions have ended in most parts of the world, customer-facing businesses have an excellent opportunity to gain new significance in the buying journey by modernizing Wi-Fi use to meet customers’ expectations. In this article, we look at how […]


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Testing, low latency and the edge: Five things to know

December 21, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

With latency becoming an increasingly important part of enabling new services and monetizing 5G, just what does testing to assure low latency look like? Rich McNally, senior director of mobile service strategy with Spirent Communications, discussed real-world observations and lessons […]


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The Metaverse: The age of (r)evolution for Telcos

December 13, 2022

Via: Telecom Ramblings

The internet is being reshaped and evolving into a spectrum of digitally enhanced worlds, realities and business models. This is a game changer for communications service providers (CSPs) who will serve as an endpoint for consumers and businesses to the […]


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How to create predictable services over unpredictable networks

December 9, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Nancy Shemwell, chief operating officer at Trilogy Networks noted that some of the advanced services that will require low latency will be offered through a mix of networks, which can face a challenge from a technical perspective. “If we look […]


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How Wireless Internet Providers Can Now Overcome Obstacles in Their Path to Faster and Broader Service

December 9, 2022

Via: Telecom Ramblings

Fixed wireless access (FWA) networks have long been used to provide basic internet service in areas with no fiber or coax infrastructure. Unfortunately, these legacy FWA solutions are significantly challenged by the obstructions pervasive in most residential neighborhoods, which block […]


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Verizon makes vRAN gains with Ericsson partnership

December 8, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon has added its first Ericsson virtualized cell site to further its network virtualization efforts. The cell site, also referred to as Ericsson Cloud RAN, has been implemented with support from Intel and RedHat, which have provided the processing and […]


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Airtel, Meta collab on subsea cabling, Open RAN and CPaaS

December 6, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Even as Indian telco Bharti Airtel continues its aggressive 5G rollout across the country, the company is looking for other ways to expand its reach with digital transformation services for Indian consumers and enterprises. To that end, Airtel and Meta […]


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Embracing The Culture Change of Network Automation

December 5, 2022

Via: No Jitter

The networking industry has done a great job of training network engineers to use the command line interface for per-device configuration and training has resulted in an extensive use of manual processes. Even though we’ve included training on how routing […]


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SK Telecom inks metaverse agreement with Singtel

November 29, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

South Korea’s largest telco, SK Telecom, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Asian communications technology group, Singtel, to jointly grow their metaverse businesses in some Asian markets, starting with Singapore. As part of this strategic agreement, Singtel will […]