More farmers are finding that Internet access is a useful tool in conducting their day-to-day business operations. According to a new U.S. Department of Agriculture study, 70 percent of U.S. farms and ranches have some form of Internet access, up three percentage points since 2013.
The session border controller market is seeing benefits from the increased adoption of SIP trunking and emerging wireless Voice over LTE (VoLTE) services. According to a new Dell'Oro Group report, SBC and IMS core revenues together rose nearly 23 percent year-over-year.
Windstream is looking to put up for sale its data center business, Windstream Hosted Solutions, reports Bloomberg citing people close to the company.
Birch Communications has extended its BirchNet Broadband footprint by over 60 percent, giving it coverage in 14 states across and adjacent to the Northern Tier, Rockies and Pacific Northwest.
Cambium Networks introduced cnMaestro, a platform that is available in the cloud or deployable on premise, for operators to use as a network management and analytics tool to pinpoint which segments of a city or neighborhood are having connection issues.
T-Mobile US took a stab at its cable rivals in a recent FCC filing, saying that claims by LTE-U opponents that the technology will adversely impact Wi-Fi operations are based on testing "with parameters set at extremes that do not represent realistic deployments or do not reflect actual LTE-U specifications."
Vodafone Ireland is investing €7 million ($8 million) in the development of new data-centre services for enterprise and public sector customers, according to a report in the Irish Times.
Verizon will start using Mesosphere's Datacenter Operating System (DCOS), a move that it says will enhance data center operations with improvements in automation and scale when deploying applications, services and big data.
In the metro WDM market, three vendors-- Ciena, Huawei and ZTE-- have taken the dominant position by grabbing over 10 percent share of the market each, according to a new Dell'Oro Group report. On a combined basis, these three vendors hold a market share of 50 percent.
Ericsson said Swisscom is the first operator in Europe to launch three-carrier aggregation combining LTE FDD and TDD modes in a commercial network on chipsets available from Qualcomm.