UK regulator Ofcom took another step in defining 5G technology by opening a consultation into the use of spectrum above 6 GHz for next-generation networks.
Ciena is laying off 55 employees, mainly in its distribution and product engineering departments as it outsources some of these functions.
A lot of the comments filed on the FCC's Notice of Inquiry (NOI) into the use of spectrum bands above 24 GHz were positive, praising the commission for launching the proceeding to investigate potential opportunities for using millimeter wave (mmW) bands to accelerate 5G services. But many interested parties are calling for caution as well, especially when it comes to framing rules around the use of the mmW bands.
Setting out to meet an ambitious timeline, first responders in three regions of New Jersey are expected later this year to use a new dedicated public-safety LTE network composed entirely of deployable infrastructure operating on 700 MHz Band 14 spectrum licensed to the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet), IWCE's Urgent Communications reports.
The race to launch a new constellation of satellites just got a little more real as two big endeavors emerged with famous backers last week, one involving wireless-technology pioneer Qualcomm and Richard Branson, and the other with SpaceX CEO and Tesla Motors co-founder Elon Musk.
Hunter Newby and Amerirmar Enterprises have advanced their position in the colocation and carrier hotel market by forming Netrality Properties, a company that owns and operates carrier hotels in the North American market.
Juniper Networks has named Jonathan Davidson as its new executive vice president and general manager of Development and Innovation, taking over the role from Rami Rahim, who was recently named CEO.
Global mobile connections are projected to increase to almost 9.5 billion in 2019 from around 6.9 billion in 2014, as mobile devices including phones, tablets and connected cars proliferate.
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SaskTel International (SI) has introduced a new suite of Operations Support Systems (OSS) software services via a new Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model targeting the back office needs of its service provider customers.