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Cisco sharpens focus on network security, stays positive on Brexit aftermath

Cisco is fine-tuning its network security portfolio, announcing several new products at its Cisco Live event that it says improve and simplify security within network infrastructure as well as at endpoints, utilizing the cloud.

CyrusOne, Equinix driving data center market with 'no signs of slowing down,' Barclays says

During the second quarter, the data center sector outperformed with rest of the communications infrastructure market, as both CyrusOne and Equinix have experienced sharp growth, according to Barclays analyst Amir Rozwadowski.

Sprint, Ericsson mum as time apparently winds down on milestone network outsourcing pact

The clock seems to be running out on Sprint's groundbreaking deal to outsource its network operations to Ericsson. And neither company is saying anything about what comes next.

AT&T begins deploying GigaPower in Louisville, Kentucky

AT&T is continuing its shift into competitive mode when it comes to gigabit services, and is moving forward with its deployment of GigaPower into Louisville, Kentucky. Local news sources reported sighting the carrier's around the city, with AT&T confirming that its technicians are installing fiber in various neighborhoods.

RNC, DNC represent big opportunities for operators to strut their stuff

In our  latest  FierceWirelessTech  feature, we take a look at what major U.S. wireless operators are doing to enhance coverage and capacity for this month's Republican National Convention (RNC) in Cleveland and the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Philadelphia.

AT&T, CenturyLink sound off on legacy voice transition, BDS rules

With the Federal Communications Commission proposing a streamlined process for migrating legacy, copper-based voice services to newer IP-based infrastructure, incumbent telcos including AT&T and CenturyLink are hoping to guide that process a bit.

Mimosa delivers fixed wireless MicroPoP for urban, suburban areas

Having proven its mettle in the backhaul market, Mimosa is ready to roll with its new Micro Point-of-Presence (MicroPoP) network architecture, designed to enable service providers to deliver gigabit wireless broadband in densely populated urban and suburban areas.

Verizon claims first in completing 5G radio specification

True to form, Verizon announced today the completion of its 5G radio specification, saying it's the first U.S. carrier to do so.

Bouygues Telecom to sell 230 towers to Cellnex for €80M

Bouygues Telecom agreed to sell 230 of its mobile towers in France to independent towers company Cellnex for €80 million ($88 million), with the option to sell a further 270 towers in a second stage.

Vodafone UK adds another femtocell-based rural connectivity programme

Vodafone UK launched another initiative designed to boost mobile call and internet coverage in rural areas, in a move that could double the number of communities currently signed up to its specialist rural programmes.