Alcatel-Lucent and Telefónica have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to test network functions virtualization technologies with a focus on enhancing network performance and efficiencies.
Nokia Networks is making a lot of progress with its partners and operator customers on the road to 5G, and it's ready to further tackle the architectural concepts, projects and designs that will define 5G.
COMPTEL and a group of organizations that represent businesses and competitive ISPs have sent a letter to the FCC asking the regulator to include in their technology transitions an order that will protect and promote competition, universal service and public safety while ensuring business and residential customers can get services as telcos migrate their networks to all-IP.
As consumers' appetite for over-the-top video and music streaming continues to expand, broadband providers see plastic optical fiber (POF) as a potential short-range option in the home network.
Cisco is acquiring privately held MaintenanceNet for $139 million, enhancing its cloud portfolio with a set of software data analytics and automation to manage renewals of recurring customer contracts.
The European Commission (EC) pumped €8 million ($8.8 million) into a new industry-led 5G research programme that aims to produce a new air interface for sub-6GHz networks.
Mobile and online messaging traffic will reach 160 trillion messages per annum by 2019, up from 94.2 trillion this year.
When Frontier completes its acquisition of Verizon's assets in California, Florida and Texas, the service provider will leverage its eligible funding from the Connect America Fund's second phase (CAF II) to bring broadband services to underserved areas of California and Texas.
Granite Telecommunications and MetTel, two competitive service providers that focus on serving multi-site business customers, have asked the FCC to ensure that ILECs like AT&T, CenturyLink, and Verizon provide an equivalent TDM-based voice service post IP transition.
Did you miss all the news coming out of LTE World Summit the other week? Did you even know it took place? You might not have known it was even going on if you weren't there. That, however, isn't exactly a bad thing.