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2018 M&A Review: North American Networks Edition

December 27, 2018

Via: Telecom Ramblings

It seems like almost year since 2018 began. Oh wait, it actually has been almost a year. The world of infrastructure M&A was a fairly busy one once again, and I’ll bet that many have forgotten swaths of the year’s […]


Networks & Systems

Should telcos go beyond connectivity with 5G? Google, Softbank, Veon debate the merits

November 29, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Should telecoms operators stick to airtime provision, honing their networks and eking out business, or should they reinvent themselves with 5G as content and services providers for a new digital age? This was the start point for The Great Telco […]


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Legacy Modernization and Integration in the Telecom Industry

September 17, 2018

Via: Telecom Reseller

There are many good reasons to upgrade real time communications (RTC) networks and platforms, which are impacting the way Communications Service Providers (CSPs) – and the enterprises they serve – are planning, budgeting for and rolling out pure Internet Protocol […]


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How Will America Compete in the Race for 5G?

August 2, 2018

Via: No Jitter

With the advent of mobile phones and networks, each generation of wireless standard and technology (2G, 3G, 4G, etc.) has brought different capabilities that have provided a platform for operators and developers to create services — and revenue. These services […]


Networks & Systems

SD-WAN Over Global Private Networks

April 9, 2018

Via: Telecom Ramblings

As SD-WAN entering mainstream network services, people often think it as an innovative solution riding over the public Internet, bidding farewell to the private networks like MPLS traverses on. In reality this is not always the case. A recent event […]


Networks & Systems

5G will require a strong wireline transport network

April 4, 2018

Via: Fierce Telecom News

As wireless operators prepare for the upcoming 5G wireless rush, Broadband Forum CEO Robin Mersh says they will need a robust wireline network. Mersh told attendees during this week’s Mobile World Congress 2018 trade show that the underlying transport network […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

How will LTE Unlicensed affect Wi-Fi performance?

April 3, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Wi-Fi has enjoyed a quasi-monopolistic usage of the 5 GHz in the last few years but that is changing as Multefire and LTE Unlicensed in general are making inroads in once considered “Wi-Fi” bands. We thus feel it is about time […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Verizon, CWA settle New York copper network dispute, agree on repairs, improvements

April 2, 2018

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Verizon and the Communications Workers of America (CWA) have reached a settlement requiring the telco to repair and make improvements to its copper network infrastructure throughout New York state. Under the terms of the agreement, the service provider agreed to […]


Networks & Systems

Windstream says UCaaS, SD-WAN make up 30%-40% of enterprise revenues

March 30, 2018

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Windstream may still be a bit early in the SD-WAN and unified communications as a service (UCaaS) games, but the service provider is finding that its bets are gaining momentum with more customers migrating to these newer solutions. Bob Gunderman, […]


Networks & Systems

The main points non-technical reporters get wrong about 5G

March 29, 2018

Via: Cell Tower and Wireless Telecommunications Blog

I find it fascinating how non-technical reporters (for example An Investor’s Primer: 5G, the Internet of Things, and Augmented/Virtual Reality and 5G Wireless Will Redraw the Wireless Industry Map: Who Stands to Lose?) try to simplify 5G and explain it in […]