Jab Broadband, the country's largest fixed wireless broadband service provider, continues to look for acquisition targets as it addresses one of the problems that has vexed the communications industry for years: serving rural areas and making a profit.
Verizon Communications is teaming up with General Electric to provide connectivity for GE's software-enabled industrial machines and devices. The partnership comes exactly a year after GE and AT&T struck a similar arrangement.
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Juniper Networks has issued lower Q3 2014 guidance, announcing that it expects revenues of $1.1 to $1.12 billion, down from its previous forecast of $1.15 to $1.2 billion. The Sunnyvale, Calif.-based company attributes the decline to lower-than-expected service orders from service providers, particularly those in the United States.
Ofcom said the UK remains at the forefront of TV white space technology developments in Europe, as it revealed Google is the latest big-name company to join a series of trials of the unlicensed spectrum.
Given the South Korean mobile communications market is one of the world's most competitive and innovative, it's not surprising to hear that Samsung and SK Telecom have taken the lead on another important enabler of high quality mobile video, MPEG Media Transport (MMT) technology.
Alcatel-Lucent is giving its service provider and enterprise customers a chance to figure out new potential broadband and cloud-based services by opening a new network center in Tokyo.
Whether it's due to exiting a business or improving their balance sheets, companies in the wireless market are making changes that are driving thousands of workers out of their jobs this year.
Some San Francisco city managers see fiber as a key asset for the city, and are considering a proposal that would require workers to install fiber when conducting other road work. Specifically, the proposal would require the city's Department of Technology to install conduit for fiber cable whenever a trench is being dug for electrical or sewer work, reports the San Francisco Examiner.
Last week the U.S. economy marked a major milestone: The official unemployment rate dipped to 5.9 percent, the first time it has been below 6 percent since the summer of 2008. Indeed, some companies in the wireless industry that shed thousands of jobs in recent years are now on the mend. But, despite those improvements, continued shifts in the mobile market have forced thousands of workers out of their jobs this year. Here is a list of the biggest job cuts so far this year: