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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 […]


Regulations

Purchasing Telecom Services? Protect Yourself

March 17, 2021

Via: No Jitter

Negotiating contracts isn’t my idea of fun, but it’s necessary for clarity, peace of mind, and legal protection for both parties. That’s because contract proposals from vendors are always written by the vendor’s legal department and designed to include legal […]


Networks & Systems

Energy efficiency and remote site management: Easy as IoT

February 2, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

One of the lessons learned from 2020 is that the ability to remotely monitor and manage telecom network assets is now a must-have capability, according to Shahar Milman, VP of busines development at Galooli. Due to the global pandemic, telecom […]


News

Metro Bytes: Comcast, UPN, HE, Ribbon, Quintillion

January 29, 2021

Via: Telecom Ramblings

Comcast Business had two interesting announcements this week. They are supplying metro fiber, Ethernet, and VoIP services to Marlette Funding, an online lending business with locations in Wilmington DE and Fremont CA. And the California Department of Technology has awarded […]


Editorial

The Future of 5G Networks in a Post-Pandemic World

January 29, 2021

Via: Natalie Dunn

2020 was a year full of unexpected events, with the COVID-19 pandemic disrupting industries and businesses around the world. Saying the healthcare crisis was a game-changer for the telecommunications industry would probably be an understatement, but as people everywhere were […]