France's telecoms regulator said it has authorised Orange to conduct the first 5G trials in the country with a specific focus on the use of millimetre-wave (mm-wave) frequency bands between 6 GHz and 100 GHz for the new services.
Cogent is seeing its efforts to alleviate traffic congestion with AT&T and Verizon finally paying off with these networks becoming nearly free of any issues, CEO Dave Schaeffer told investors.
Comparing spectrum to oil in terms of important to the future of wireless connectivity, Ericsson EVP and CTO Ulf Ewaldsson said that because spectrum is in such limited supply vendors like Ericsson and others need to turn their focus to technologies like massive MIMO and beamforming that promise to make better use of existing spectrum.
Broadband Forum has set out its new Broadband 20/20 vision, an initiative that it says will focus on how to develop new specifications around NFV, SDN, ultra-fast access, IoT (Internet of Things) and eventually 5G wireless for broadband providers.
Verizon has added Microsoft ExpressRoute for Office 365, Skype for Business and Microsoft Azure Government Cloud to its Secure Cloud Interconnect service, adding another service choice for business customers considering a cloud migration.
Call it a case of gridlock among the scientific community. A group of scientists challenged the published work of some Cambridge researchers, which are standing by their findings while the challengers are standing by theirs as well.
AT&Tsays that its NetBond technology is driving an array of businesses, ranging from large businesses and small to medium businesses to adopt a hybrid cloud strategy.
XO Communications has developed a new managed security bundle in partnership with BAE Systems and Fortinet, targeting Amazon Web Services Direct Connect service customers.
Coriant has tapped former Juniper CEO and Verizon veteran Shaygan Kheradpir as its new CEO and board chairman, succeeding Pat DiPietro, who will become the company's chairman.
Kumu Networks is showing that the advantage of theoretical advantages of self-interference cancellation (SIC) are indeed feasible, having just wrapped up its latest field trial with Germany's Deutsche Telekom as part of its 5G:haus.