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Networks & Systems

Verizon, Corning and Samsung complete trials of new indoor cell sites to extend 5G coverage

September 17, 2020

Via: Telecom Reseller

WESTLAKE, TX — Sept. 16, 2020 — Verizon has recently completed lab trials with Corning and begun lab trials with Samsung on new 5G mmWave in-building solutions which, when commercially launched, will provide 5G mmWave coverage inside facilities such as […]


Internet, Modern Media

Cloud Mapping Can Transform Your Business

September 16, 2020

Via: No Jitter

The migration of voice and collaboration services to the cloud is a matter of when—not if. For many that haven’t made this transition already, the pace of moving to the cloud has been greatly accelerated with the WFH requirements thrust […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media, News

T-Mobile, American Tower sign long-term infrastructure deal

September 16, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

T-Mobile US and American Tower have signed a new long-term agreement which will enhance T-Mobile’s access to American Tower’s U.S. sites, both companies said in a release. The deal is expected to deliver up to $17 billion in incremental revenue […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media, News

Nokia digitalizes 100% of 5G network deployments

September 16, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Nokia announced it has digitalized 100% of its 5G network deployments around the world, with the aim of providing agility and transparency to customers globally. Through the use of digitalization, machine learning and automation, Nokia said that it aims to […]


Networks & Systems

Dynamic network function placement is essential in the 5G era

September 15, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Optimization of NF placement in a dynamically-changing environment like a mobile network is a challenge. In the 5G era, the need to guarantee QoS for slice-based services makes this even more complex. Networks are becoming virtual and cloud based, and […]


News

Verizon to Buy Tracfone

September 15, 2020

Via: Telecom Ramblings

In an interesting M&A move on the wireless front, Verizon made a deal yesterday to purchase Tracfone. The purchase price is $6.25B, half in cash and half in Verizon stock, with another $650M on the table if performance targets are […]


News

Tuesday Bytes: ZenFi, neutrality.one, Ocean Networks, Heficed

September 15, 2020

Via: Telecom Ramblings

Here’s a set of network infrastructure quick-takes to catch up on: Telia Carrier and ZenFi have inked a strategic partnership this week. ZenFi will help Telia get around the New York/New Jersey metro region with their 1.1K route mile footprint. […]


Modern Media, Telephone

Where Telephony Still Matters (and Where It Doesn’t)

September 14, 2020

Via: No Jitter

During the pandemic, all eyes—literally—have been on collaboration platforms like Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Cisco Webex, and others. Most of the discussion within enterprise management has centered on how to use these tools, especially their video component, to keep remote workers […]


Networks & Systems

UC Has Become Meaningless: Here’s Why

September 14, 2020

Via: No Jitter

The term “unified communications (UC)” has been around for about 15 years, but it tends to mean different things to different people. For some, UC is still a voice-centric application, and others consider voice an optional component. The comms part […]


News

Densitron announces new long-term partnership with Bridge Technologies

September 14, 2020

Via: Broadcast Beat

KENT, UK, 14 September 2020: Densitron, the global leader in innovative Human Machine Interaction (HMI) and display technology, has announced a new long-term partnership with measurement and monitoring specialist Bridge Technologies. Together the two companies will offer broadcast customers advanced […]