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Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

In telecom cyber security, wicked problems require wicked solutions (Reader Forum)

August 3, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

A new report by Darkhorse Global, a geo-economic and national security consultancy, makes some good points about the convergence of national security and industrial policy frameworks for telecommunications infrastructure. It outlines three “wicked problems” confronting today’s global ICT ecosystem. First, […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Rogers pledges $10 billion in network improvements

July 28, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Rogers Communications said it will spend to spend CA$10 billion (US$7.78 billion) over the next three years to avoid another outage like the one that took out services across Canada in early July. The company plans to leverage advances in […]


Regulations

FCC: We need another $3.08 billion to fund rip and replace efforts

July 19, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

The head of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) reminded Congress again last week that the $1.9 billion Congress appropriated for the “rip and replace” program targeting the removal of some Chinese vendors’ equipment from domestic networks is drastically insufficient. […]


Networks & Systems

6 Tips for Firewall Upgrades

July 6, 2022

Via: No Jitter

Is your firewall infrastructure coming up for a hardware refresh? More importantly, do you even know if it is time to upgrade? If you answered “no” to those two questions, then it might be time for a security review conducted […]


Internet, Modern Media

Tuesday Bytes: Colt, Orange Business, Tampnet, Nokia

May 31, 2022

Via: Telecom Ramblings

A couple network expansions, a bit of M&A, and another shift toward cloud-native. Colt Technology Services has moved into South Korea in force. The global network operator has established PoPs in four data centers in the Seoul metro area. The […]


Modern Media, Worldwide equipment

Imagine Communications and Lutech SpA to Roll Out the Rai Way “IP Matrix” Project

May 26, 2022

Via: Broadcast Beat

Following a public tender, Rai Way, a leading Italian network infrastructure and services operator, selected Lutech SpA and its technology provider, Imagine Communications, to support the rollout of its new IP video and audio contribution and distribution network “IP Matrix” […]


Modern Media, Radio and television

Chicago’s Weigel Upgrades Capability with 19 StreamMasters from Pixel Power, a Rohde & Schwarz company

May 9, 2022

Via: Broadcast Beat

Pixel Power, a Rohde & Schwarz company and global leader in master control playout, automation, graphics & branding, has been chosen by Chicago-based Weigel Broadcasting Company (Weigel) to deliver 19 StreamMaster software defined graphics, playout and channel branding platforms. The […]


Internet, Modern Media

SureCall announces record speed with 5G booster on Verizon’s network

February 1, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

5G signal booster vendor SureCall has announced the results of a field-based study of its Horizon booster on Verizon’s 5G mmWave Ultra Wideband (UWB) network. In a release, SureCall stated that the field study consistently produced near 3 Gbps of […]


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 […]


Internet, Modern Media

California State University Taps Celona For Private 5G LAN

November 1, 2021

Via: No Jitter

Universities face many connectivity challenges when it comes to deploying campus-wide wireless networks. However, one California-based university has proven that it’s possible to have pervasive, reliable wireless broadband access with a private 5G mobile network. California State University Stanislaus is […]


Internet, Modern Media

Q&A with Extreme Networks: The state of Wi-Fi 6, 6E adoption

July 9, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

“Wi-Fi is engrained in our culture,” Extreme Network’s Director of Wireless, Office of the CTO, David Coleman told RCR Wireless News. “You can’t live without it anymore.” Coleman provided an update on the current state of Wi-Fi 6 and Wi-Fi […]


Internet, Modern Media

How Are We Doing With 5G?

July 8, 2021

Via: No Jitter

Cellular carriers have attempted to create a groundswell around efforts to upgrade their networks to fifth-generation (5G) cellular technology. But for the most part, the market has greeted the predicted revolution with something short of a tired yawn. The carriers […]


Internet, Modern Media

GSA reports continued growth of 5G device ecosystem during May

June 11, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

The number of announced 5G devices has surpassed 800 for the first time and now stands at 822 announced 5G devices, according to the Global Mobile Suppliers Association (GSA). This is an increase of 8.7% over the last month and […]


Internet, Modern Media

Glance Offers Video CX at the Click of a Button

May 12, 2021

Via: No Jitter

For simple requests, often the quickest, easiest route for customers to resolve their issues is by visiting a company’s FAQ page or calling the customer service line. But for more complicated issues, customers — and customer service reps — might […]


Internet, Modern Media

The Not-So-Bright Side of Sunsetting Copper Services

May 5, 2021

Via: No Jitter

The issue of sunsetting copper-based telecom services was first addressed in 2014, when AT&T announced a trial to eliminate landlines at Carbon Hill, Ala., and West Delray Beach, Fla. If approved by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), AT&T planned to stop offering […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

How to boost 5G roll-out with joined-up, data-driven networks

April 21, 2021

Via: Telecom Ramblings

Following the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) recent launch of a ‘5G Fast Plan’ which aims to accelerate nationwide coverage, it is clear that the industry faces a significant challenge if it is to achieve this goal. As part of the […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Telecom operators can accelerate the expansion of fiber connectivity

April 16, 2021

Via: Telecom Ramblings

RDOF, 5G, Infrastructure planning are exciting new avenues to support fast broadband services to business and residential communities around the nation. Over the past few months, we’ve seen a number of initiatives and projects that will enable businesses and homes […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Samsung carrier business settles in Australia with 5G mmWave solution in tow

April 15, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Samsung Electronics Australia is opening its telecommunications networks operations, Samsung Networks Business, in Australia, with initial offerings including the company’s Compact Macro 5G millimeter-wave (mmWave) radio solution, which is functional in both 26GHz and 28GHz spectrums. “The launch of Samsung […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Scheduling in 5G, DSS, LTE: Maturity matters (a lot), says SRG

March 26, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

In what it calls an “unquestionable first,” Signals Research Group has tested the efficiency of LTE and 5G network schedulers of Ericsson and Nokia in the Verizon and T-Mobile US networks — and concluded that, well, 5G has a some […]


Internet, Modern Media

Editorial Report: 5G transformation: As technology matures, operators have to adapt

March 8, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

In its early days, 5G was, in many ways, not markedly different from advanced 4G in terms of networks and the services they delivered. However that’s changing quickly as operators move from non-standalone to standalone 5G and virtualize network functions […]