The Internet of Things (IoT) is between five and ten years away from becoming truly productive for businesses, according to the latest annual report on emerging technologies from the Gartner group.
Alcatel-Lucent appeared to address investors' concerns that its U.S. operation is too heavily reliant on large operators, with a deal to deploy an LTE overlay network for second-tier operator Pioneer Cellular.
The oneM2M "candidate release of technical specifications," aimed at laying the groundwork for a global M2M service layer, is open for public comment until Nov. 1.
Mutualink, whose interoperability platform is fully deployed in the nation's only operationally deployed public-safety LTE network, is pushing for use of its media cohesion framework (MCF) as part of the LTE network being planned by the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet).
Verizon Communications is handling about 300,000 conversions from copper to fiber per year but it still has about 1 million homes left to convert to fiber before it wraps up its entire conversion plan that it has been working on for three years, said a top company executive today.
tw telecom, which is being acquired by Level 3 Communications, is expanding its Ethernet network to Philadelphia, giving local businesses access to the company's business Ethernet and intelligent network services.
A new study for the Mercatus Center at George Washington University compared broadband costs around the world and found that Americans actually enjoy lower entry-level broadband connectivity costs when compared to the rest of the world.
Updated: Streaming video distribution provider Ooyala has been acquired by Australian telecom Telstra for an undisclosed amount. The company will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary, with its management and executive team remaining at its Silicon Valley headquarters.
Some 39 operators, equating to around 1 in 8 LTE operators, have commercially launched LTE TDD (TD-LTE) systems in 26 countries, according to latest figures from the Global mobile Suppliers Association (GSA).
AT&T is upgrading existing fiber to the premises (FTTP) network users in Austin, Texas, to 1 Gbps, joining cable overbuilder Grande Communications as the second provider to support such speeds.