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French regulator defines rules to clear 1.5 GHz band for 5G 

June 13, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

French telecommunications regulator Arcep has announced new rules supporting its plan to clear the 1.5 GHz band (1427–1517 MHz) for the future provision of 5G services. Known as the L-band, this spectrum band is currently being used for point-to-point backhaul […]


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International SOS Expands TeleConsultation Service for the Global Workforce

June 12, 2019

Via: Telecom Reseller

International SOS, the world leader in medical and security risk management, has further expanded its worldwide TeleConsultation services to France. The clinical service is now available in 16 countries and territories worldwide, complementing its global TeleHealth services with virtualised access […]


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Wednesday Bytes: FirstLight, Internap, Colt, Vocus

June 12, 2019

Via: Telecom Ramblings

FirstLight has expanded its relationship with a cable customer up in Vermont. No, not the MSO kind of cable, the insulated wire kind of cable. The manufacturer Champlain Cable is building on recently upgraded 1Gbps connectivity to implement IaaS cloud […]


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CenturyLink pushes SD-WAN into Latin America

June 12, 2019

Via: Fierce Telecom News

CenturyLink checked off Latin America from its software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) deployment list, and is now drawing a bead on a few more countries later this year. CenturyLink is deploying Cisco’s Viptela SD-WAN solutions in Latin America across various […]


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SENNHEISER TEAMS UP WITH ZOOM VIDEO COMMUNICATIONS

June 11, 2019

Via: Telecom Reseller

Sennheiser, a leading provider of premium audio solutions for business, has teamed up with Zoom Video Communications, a global leader in cloud-based video-first unified communications, to provide customers expanded possibilities for virtual collaboration. The benefits of Zoom’s cloud-based enterprise video […]


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Intel buys Barefoot Networks for Ethernet switch chips and software

June 11, 2019

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Intel signed a deal to acquire Barefoot Networks primarily for its Ethernet switch silicon and software used in data centers. The acquisition, announced Monday, helps Intel provide hyperscale cloud customers with programming capabilities and flexibility, said Navin Shenoy, general manager […]


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Three to launch 5G services in London in August

June 11, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

U.K. mobile operator Three announced it will launch 5G in August with a 5G home broadband offering in London. Following this initial launch, Three will also offer both mobile and home broadband services in 25 towns and cities across the […]


Networks & Systems, News

Broadband access revenue takes a dip in Q1 – report

June 11, 2019

Via: Fierce Telecom News

While 10 Gbps fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) deployments were robust in the first quarter, converged cable access platform (CCAP) spending was down for the second straight quarter, according to a report. Global revenue for broadband access equipment declined 2% year over year […]


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Western European telcos are winning the European 5G race, says GlobalData

June 10, 2019

Via: Telecom Reseller

In Europe, Western countries are leading 5G development, with Denmark, Portugal and Switerland’s 5G adoption set to take a 23.2%, 16.2% and 16.2% share respectively of total mobile subscription in their markets by 2023, according to GlobalData, a leading data […]


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Rakuten Mobile, NEC partner to build 5G open VRAN architecture

June 10, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Japanese carrier Rakuten Mobile and compatriot company NEC announced that they have formed a partnership to build what it claims to be the world’s first 5G open vRAN architecture in Japan. NEC has been selected to be the network equipment […]