Nokia Networks, Alcatel-Lucent, Deutsche Telekom, Orange and Telefónica are among 13 telecom industry players that teamed up to develop a 5G mobile network architecture as part of the 5G Infrastructure Public Private Partnership (5GPPP) initiative.
Japan's NTT DoCoMo shared an update on its plans for launching 5G in 2020, and it will be split into two phases, one termed 5G and another dubbed 5G+.
Cisco has reached an agreement to acquire OpenDNS, a provider of cloud-based security solutions for $635 million, a move that will enhance its security services capabilities.
Fastback Networks' hyper-focus on latency is starting to pay off as more and more advanced technologies rely on super-low latency.
AT&T has made the southeast Florida cities of Fort Lauderdale, Hialeah, Hollywood, Miami and surrounding communities the next targets for its 1 Gbps FTTP service, putting it in direct competition with Comcast which will offer an even higher speed 2 Gbps service.
Google Fiber has received a license from the Texas Public Utility Commission to operate as an ISP in San Antonio's city limits where it would face off with AT&T, reports the San Antonio Current.
RCN Business may be an advocate of delivering fiber-based services to businesses, but its move to extend a 110 Mbps Internet tier across all six of its markets shows that the cable operator can effectively address small to medium business with existing hybrid fiber coax network.
FCC commissioner Ajit Pai has proposed new revisions to the Universal Service Fund (USF) to give rural telcos a chance to take advantage of funds to deliver a broadband-only service.
AT&T says that the third release of OpenDaylight's Lithium open SDN software will help its ongoing effort to build its own SDN controller using ODL components.
Verizon says that while it does not want to leave its wholesale CLEC customers like XO in the lurch, it does not want to delay its transition to IP and fiber by increasing the amount of time required to issue notice that it is retiring copper assets.