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Regulations

Your Telecom Bill Is Going Up – Here’s Why

September 27, 2022

Via: No Jitter

On almost all telecom bills, there’s a section called something like “fees, taxes, and surcharges,” which customers pay in addition to the services that they are contracted for. These fees are rarely (if ever) discussed during negotiations for new services […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

The art of assuring the private cellular network

September 27, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

All enterprise eyes are on the development and deployment of private 5G cellular networks, as businesses seek new flexibility and capabilities that traditional IT infrastructure has not delivered. But how do you know that your private network is delivering on […]


Internet, Modern Media

How will Open RAN inform the development of 6G?

August 26, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Open RAN RIC will bring CI/CD processes to telecom Although 5G still has a long tail of innovation left as it advanced to 5G Advanced with Release 18, there’s already material work happening focused on framing what its predecessor, […]


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, […]


Modern Media, Unified communications

Changing the Way You Look at Your Media

July 20, 2022

Via: Broadcast Beat

Where is that media file? Where is that one asset you need right now, to give to that person way over on the other side of the world, so they can do their job on time? That is the question. […]


Internet, Modern Media

Indian government confirms four bidders for 5G spectrum

July 13, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

India’s Department of Telecom (DoT) confirmed that it had received applications from Adani Data Networks, Reliance Jio Infocomm, Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel for participation in upcoming 5G auction. The telecom department also said that these applications have not been […]


Internet, Modern Media

Kagan: Discussing the 5G wireless growth wave

June 1, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

As a telecom and wireless analyst over 35 years, I have witnessed the communications industry grow and change dramatically. This transformation continues today and will do so going forward. Where we are today is just a moment in the timeline […]


Internet, Modern Media

Japan seeks to cover 95% of local population with 5G in two years: report

April 4, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

The government of Japan aims to triple the availability of 5G services in the country over the next two years, Japanese press reported. Local TV channel NHK World reported that the government’s plan is to cover 95% of the Japanese […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Kagan: AT&T, its history, current struggles and eventual recovery

April 4, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

When asked on his CNBC show Mad Money, Jim Cramer said AT&T is not a buy. He said “right now I think they are doing terribly. It’s just not a great company”. While in my opinion that may be a […]


Networks & Systems

How to cut carbon emissions in telecoms networks (Reader Forum)

April 4, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Hoesung Lee, Chair of The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change said in a forward to the Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability report released in February 2022: “This report is a dire warning about the consequences of inaction, it […]


Networks & Systems

Why telecom is moving to the cloud — and the 3 ways telcos can get there (Reader Forum)

February 14, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

The cloud revolution has been widely adopted within IT, and most businesses are taking a “cloud-first” approach when deploying new applications. Gartner states that 85% of organizations will be “cloud first” by 2025. However, when it comes to adoption in […]


Networks & Systems

Spotlight on 2022 Telecom Trends

February 11, 2022

Via: Telecom Ramblings

The ongoing pandemic effects, combined with technology-driven disruption, has changed the way carriers use technology and has fundamentally altered the communications industry and expectations of service providers. Fortunately for carriers, their networks were resilient during the last two challenging years. […]


News

TDS and UScellular to present at Citi AppsEconomy Conference

December 30, 2021

Via: PR Newswire

Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. (NYSE: TDS) and United States Cellular Corporation (NYSE: USM) are jointly presenting at Citi’s 2022 Virtual AppsEconomy Conference on January 6, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. EST (10:00 a.m. CST). Laurent C. Therivel, President and CEO […]


News

AOTMP® Announces Telecom, Mobility, and IT Management Industry Awards for Businesses & Individuals

October 7, 2021

Via: PR Newswire

The organizers at AOTMP (www.aotmp.com) have announced the 2022 telecom, mobility & IT management business and public sector industry awards. The AOTMP® Industry Awards recognize innovation and excellence in the telecom, mobility, and technology ecosystem among individuals and enterprises which […]


Editorial

Key Challenges Delaying Widespread Adoption of Open RAN

July 16, 2021

Via: Natalie Dunn

Recently, Open RAN developers have taken various actions to demonstrate the feasibility and accelerated progress of open and unbundled mobile network specifications. The race to Open RAN will be a marathon, not a sprint, as the architecture is yet to […]


News

Q&A: Evaluating Telecom Options in Microsoft Teams

June 1, 2021

Via: No Jitter

Enterprise Connect and No Jitter recently presented a webinar, sponsored by Bandwidth, entitled “30-Minute Tutorial: Evaluating Telecom Options in Microsoft Teams.” As is usually the case with webinars about Teams, we received many more questions than we could answer in […]


Networks & Systems

8×8 Lays Out ‘XCaaS’ Vision for CCaaS, CPaaS, UCaaS

May 20, 2021

Via: No Jitter

Cloud communications vendor 8×8 this week announced its “XCaaS” architecture, which removes the lines of demarcation between the historical UCaaS, CCaaS, and CPaaS silos. As described during an analyst summit, the acronym references “eXperience as a service,” signaling the coming […]


Regulations

Managing Telecom Expenses: Don’t Forget the Fees

April 19, 2021

Via: No Jitter

They say two things are unavoidable in life: death and taxes. If you have reviewed your phone bills lately, you might as well tack on fees to that list. Telecommunications taxes, surcharges, and fees are myriad, complex, and significant. Most […]


Networks & Systems

Managing Multiple IT Projects? You Need a Cohesive Strategy

April 7, 2021

Via: No Jitter

As a consultant, I work with enterprises on a host of projects, everything from voice network contract renewals, SD-WAN evaluations, cloud migrations, disaster recovery planning, voice system RFPs, and much more. Occasionally, a client will have a full list of […]


Modern Media, Unified communications

Tapping the Business Potential of Telecom APIs

April 6, 2021

Via: No Jitter

Robust communication systems are essential to the success of any business, enabling them to stay in touch with customers. For continued ROI, however, communication systems must help businesses remain on the cutting edge of customer expectations in terms of their […]