Alcatel-Lucent said it is still dealing with lower carrier spending in the U.S. but still managed to boost its overall revenue in the first quarter and improve its gross margins on higher sales of software products.
CableLabs wants to use Clearwire's 2.5 GHz spectrum to test how LTE-Unlicensed (LTE-U) and Licensed Assisted Access (LAA) co-exist with Wi-Fi networks.
It's pretty clear what Google thinks of the National Association of Broadcasters' "emergency" petition asking the FCC to fix serious design flaws in its TV white space database system. In a word, "preposterous" might sum it up.
Smart home automation systems may still be a nascent market segment, but according to ABI Research, it is going to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 21 percent between 2015 and 2020.
JetBlue and Amazon are teaming up to significantly boost content offerings on the airline's in-flight broadband service, dubbed Fly-Fi. Amazon Instant Video will be available this year on the service for passengers to rent or buy, and then stream, videos during their trip; Prime Instant Video subscribers will be able to stream movies and TV series from the service.
HP is touting its new NFV System, a pre-integrated network functions virtualization platform designed to enable communication service providers to accelerate production NFV deployments.
While industry experts debate the merits of LTE-Unlicensed (LTE-U) and Licensed Assisted Access (LAA), the FCC formally kicked off a comment period seeking input on a range of topics related to the technologies.
Plenty of folks point out that the U.S. is lagging when it comes to 5G, but researchers are hoping to spur 5G R&D in the U.S. with the new Wireless Innovation Lab at National Instruments headquarters in Austin, Texas.
Incoming Cisco Systems CEO Chuck Robbins is similar in many respects to the outgoing chief, John Chambers. Both are natural salesmen who understand Cisco's customers and resellers. While Robbins is in sync with Cisco's culture (he has been with the company since 1997), analysts and investors are questioning whether he has the technical acumen to help Cisco transition in a world of software-defined networking.
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