Europe's mobile players are extremely focused on the rollout and promotion of 4G services. So much so that a recent report from the GSM Association claimed that 4G will underpin Europe's mobile recovery.
CenturyLink has won a task order from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Office of Cybersecurity and Communications to provide Intrusion Prevention Security Services, known as EINSTEIN 3 Accelerated (E³A) protections, to U.S. federal civilian agencies.
Cox Communications is enabling Park Place Apartment Homes in Irvine, Calif., to add 1 Gbps services to its list of amenities, making its residents the first in the cable MSO's Southern California market to get access to gigabit broadband services.
Consumers are finally starting to notice how compelling 4K/ultra high definition is in their television experience. A new Strategy Analytics survey reveals that awareness in the U.S. of the 4K/Ultra HD resolution standard has increased from 39 percent of polled consumers in January to 57 percent in November.
A top Verizon Communications executive said the carrier doesn't plan to reduce spending on its wireless network, despite the fact that it has largely completed its nationwide macro LTE buildout. At the same time, Verizon CFO Fran Shammo said the carrier plans to increase its margins in its wireless business over time.
AT&T continues to be bullish on how software-defined networks (SDN) will enable the service provider to accelerate service turn up and allow customers to take control over their service provisioning experience.
AT&T will soon start offering its 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) service to consumer and business customers in parts of Research Triangle and Winston-Salem, N.C.
In the LTE downlink speed race, Verizon Wireless is the top carrier, taking a lead over competitors T-Mobile US, AT&T and Sprint.
AT&T is using the holiday season to "thank" its customers with planned rate hikes for both U-verse TV and broadband services that will go into effect early next year.
While a lot of variables remain to be finalized--including who comes out on top in the ongoing AWS-3 auction--infrastructure vendors need to start planning their road maps for products that will make use of spectrum when it's available.