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UPDATED: Amtrak on track with its own private wireless network and Wi-Fi overhaul

Amtrak is embarking on a multi-year program aimed at overhauling its current Wi-Fi service, which has earned a not-so-stellar reputation particularly in the Northeast. But it's on a path to change that – as well as roll out what Amtrak describes as pioneering technology for rail in the U.S.

Gartner: Worldwide IT spending is forecast to decline 0.5% in 2016

Worldwide IT spending is forecast to total $3.49 trillion in 2016, a decline of 0.5 per cent over 2015 spending of $3.5 trillion, according to Gartner.

Huawei: UK moves up global connectivity ranking

Huawei's third annual edition of its Global Connectivity Index (GCI) revealed that average national connectivity levels are 5 per cent higher than they were in 2015, indicating that progress is being made globally in the investment and deployment of information and communications technology (ICT).

WIG plots £1B UK infrastructure expansion after securing fresh investment

Wireless Infrastructure Group (WIG), a UK-headquartered independent mobile tower operator, said it now has the financial backing to expand its footprint in the UK and other Western European markets.

KT, NEC test 5G backhaul solution using E-band spectrum

NEC Corporation completed a Proof of Concept (PoC) trial with South Korea's KT Corporation (KT) for a 5G wireless backhaul solution using E-Band (70-80 GHz) spectrum. The PoC was conducted at Phoenix Park Ski World in PyeongChang, the mountain resort region where the 2018 Winter Olympics will take place.

WOW! Wholesale increases near-net fiber building footprint in 18 markets

WOW! Wholesale, a division of WOW! Business, has laid a foundation to enhance its on-net fiber building footprint by pursuing a near-net fiber strategy that brings fiber close to desirable building locations in its footprint.

Ciena leads in $958M Ethernet access device market, but Adva may challenge in 2016

Driven by carrier Ethernet connections for three main applications-- backhaul from business buildings and DSLAMs, mobile backhaul, and wholesale carrier-to-carrier arrangements-- IHS Research said the worldwide Ethernet access device revenue totaled $958 million in 2015, up 4 percent over the prior year.

Midco expands Minnesota fiber network via Arvig, adds 4,000 route miles

Midco has struck a cooperative agreement with Arvig, giving it an additional 4,000 fiber route miles to address new and existing business service opportunities in Minnesota.

KPN marches towards nationwide LoRa IoT coverage with western expansion

KPN announced that it is on track to complete nationwide deployment of a LoRa-based Internet of Things (IoT) network by June after expanding coverage throughout western Holland, an area known as the Randstad.

ZTE hails 'historic' 2015 operating cash flow, but final quarter hints at weakness

ZTE announced that operating cash flow hit historic highs in 2015, as operating revenue grew 23 per cent year-on-year on the back of strong sales of 4G products, smart city and emerging ICT technologies.