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Avaya Wins GOLD in 2019 Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service

March 11, 2019

Via: Telecom Reseller

Avaya Holdings Corp. (NYSE: AVYA), a global leader in solutions to enhance and simplify communications and collaboration, was presented with a GOLD Stevie Award in the Category: Innovation in Customer Service – Telecommunications Industries in the 13th annual Stevie Awards […]


News

Monday Bytes: Verizon, Akamai, Telia, Infinera, Huawei

March 4, 2019

Via: Telecom Ramblings

Verizon has made a quick strategic acquisition of new talent and technology. The telecommunications giant announced this morning the acquisition of ProtectWise. ProtectWise specializes in Network Detection and Response, and its technology will be incorporated into Verizon’s enterprise security portfolio. […]


Regulations

NWSA launches Tower Foreman and Antenna & Line Specialty certification programs

January 29, 2019

Via: Wireless Estimator

The National Wireless Safety Alliance (NWSA) announced today the official launch of the Telecommunications Tower Foreman and Antenna & Line Specialty Certification programs. These programs were developed by the NWSA’s Foreman and Antenna & Line Specialty Task Force that is […]


Networks & Systems

Getting a Handle on Your Communications Expenses

December 14, 2018

Via: No Jitter

Let’s face it, telecommunications can be confusing. From under- or over-procured services and costly legacy technologies that are hard to locate, to carrier billings that never align with what was promised, gaining transparency in telecommunications can be a challenge for […]


Featured

Telecommunications companies design virtual assistants capable of emotional interactions

May 21, 2018

Via: William Palmer

Chinese telecommunications company Huawei wants to improve interactions between people and their artificial intelligence (AI) voice assistants. Huawei is currently working on providing emotional interactions according to Felix Zhang, vice president of software engineering at Huawei’s consumer business group. The […]


Modern Media, Telephone

Have we reached the limits of mobile innovation?

April 4, 2018

Via: Media Week

A visit to Mobile World Congress follows a set pattern. And the most important part of the routine is the first day of the show when the new phones are launched. This year was no exception with Samsung, Sony and […]


Regulations

Appeals court nixes some FCC rules on robocalls

April 3, 2018

Via: Phys.org

A federal appeals court rolled back rules intended to deter irritating telemarketing robocalls, saying they were too broad. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia said that 2015 regulations from the Federal Communications Commission could wrongly classify […]


News

Why Sprint chose Synchronoss Technologies for transformation

April 3, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

The number four wireless carrier, Sprint, has selected Synchronoss Technologies to lead them in their digital transformation to help prepare for growth going forward. This is the kind of thinking every company needs to have now as going digital becomes […]


Internet, Modern Media

From AT&T to Cable One: Who has the highest data caps in wireline, wireless and cable?

April 2, 2018

Via: Fierce Telecom News

As consumers’ desire for content and other forms of entertainment served over the internet has risen, wireless and wireline service providers have looked for the best way to optimize their networks by implementing data usage caps. While the overall implementation […]


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 […]