Verizon is moving ahead with plans to incorporate 100G optical technology into its U.S. metro network, naming Ciena and Cisco as its packet optical network system (P-OTS) suppliers.
Network downtime caused by an equipment or software failure can be costly for any business. A new Infonetics survey of 205 medium and large businesses in North America reveals that companies are losing as much as $100 million per year to downtime related to information and communication technology (ICT).
The enterprise market's ongoing adoption of SIP trunking is driving up the deployment of enterprise session border controllers (eSBC), as revenue rose by 11 percent to $73 million in the third quarter of 2014, according to a new Infonetics report.
After drooping revenues in 2014, coming deployments of LTE Advanced technologies and small cells are expected to drive the microwave equipment market back to growth, according to a new report from Infonetics Research.
Router revenue growth continued to be slow in the third quarter of 2014 due to what Infonetics Research calls "SDN hesitation," with service providers taking more time to research new investments in network infrastructure.
Offering an opportunity to quickly scale as traffic demands rise, fiber-based Ethernet has become the preferred method in the still developing small cell backhaul market, a new Infonetics report reveals.
After revising its first quarter count down, Infonetics reported a 4 percent rise in global pay-TV set-top box revenue to $4.8 billion during the second quarter of 2014.
Korea Telecom is the latest service provider to make a shot in the emerging network functions virtualization (NFV) battle, employing a mix of Alcatel-Lucent and its Nuage Networks subsidiary's software defined networking (SDN) platforms.
Procera Networks aims to help operators reduce their deployment of probes and costs associated with drive testing by enabling real-time location and awareness of radio access network (RAN) signal quality in its new device-based RAN Perspectives software solution.
AT&T, BT and other traditional telcos' move to migrate more of their customers off TDM-based T1 and E1 access to IP-based services like Ethernet is expected to create a bountiful market opportunity for EFM (Ethernet in the first mile) bonded copper and fiber Ethernet access devices (EADs) vendors.