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10 operators, including AT&T and Verizon, align around creating task force for NFVi

April 12, 2019

Via: Fierce Telecom News

There are numerous attempts afoot to wrestle NFV into a more manageable and workable approach to virtualization. Last week at the Open Networking Summit, some of the carrier members of a new effort around simplifying network functions virtualization infrastructure (NFVi) […]


News

AT&T adds seven more mobile 5G cities

April 9, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

AT&T on Tuesday said it is now offering standards-based mobile 5G service in seven additional cities–Austin, Los Angeles, Nashville, Orlando, San Diego, San Francisco and San Jose, bringing its presence up to portions of 19 markets. AT&T turned up its […]


Networks & Systems

Putting Verizon’s mobile 5G through its paces

April 5, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

With the launch of Verizon’s mobile 5G network in two cities and one smartphone that can access the network, the first rounds of testing — both user tests and more formal testing — are starting to emerge. On Twitter, posted […]


Internet, Modern Media

How much will 5G service cost?

March 15, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

As U.S. operators light up commercial 5G networks in select markets with plans to offer nationwide coverage in the 2020-2021 timeframe, we’re just now getting a look at how much subscribers will have to pay for an enhanced mobile broadband […]


Networks & Systems, News

Software-defined networking market to reach $100B by 2025: report

March 15, 2019

Via: Fierce Telecom News

While NFV sputters along, software-defined networking (SDN) continues to flourish across service providers’ networks. According to a report by Global Market Insights, the SDN market will increase from just over $8 billion last year to $100 billion by 2025. The […]


News

Verizon warns enterprises about internal security threats

March 6, 2019

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Cybersecurity threats from an enterprise’s own employees and partners can be as devastating as threats from external actors. And according to data gathered by Verizon’s cybersecurity team as part of its 2018 Data Breach Investigations Report, 20% of cybersecurity incidents […]


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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. […]


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AT&T, Verizon gear up for SD-WAN in 5G

February 25, 2019

Via: Fierce Telecom News

It’s all things 5G at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week, which included separate announcements by Verizon and AT&T in regards to gearing up their SD-WAN offerings for 5G. Given that 5G deployments are in the infancy stage this […]


Networks & Systems

Q&A: Epsilon CEO Jerzy Szlosarek discusses the state of SDN and SD-WAN

February 19, 2019

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Singapore-based Epsilon is looking for more SDN-based intercarrier partnerships after launching one of the first last year with China-based DCConnect. Last year, Epsilon and China’s DCConnect announced a two-way, intercarrier network service that was provisioned across each other’s networks using […]


News

U.S. operators keen to use 5G fixed wireless to grow broadband market share

February 8, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon’s initial go-to-market for 5G is residential broadband offering. AT&T made clear on an earnings call last week 5G as a viable alternative to fixed-line broadband. And now T-Mobile US is planning to test home broadband in the first-half of […]