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Ericsson hits 450 Mbps in Unitel LTE-A carrier aggregation trial

Ericsson said it achieved the highest data rate to date on a commercial LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) network in Africa, following tests of carrier aggregation on Angola-based Unitel's network.

Why AT&T, Verizon- and pretty much everyone else- is embracing SDN and NFV

Software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) are becoming more than network technology buzzwords. Both SDN and NFV sound like promising technologies for operators, saving them money in the long run and enabling the rollout of faster services as carriers increasingly compete with over-the-top players. Special repo rt.

Move to SDN/NFV represents game-changing evolution for industry

Operators around the world are moving toward software-defined networking and network functions virtualization, some faster than others but all with the idea that the move will make them less dependent on single, big vendors and more nimble.

Nokia Networks, Coriant to debut SON for mobile backhaul solution at MWC

Nokia Networks and Coriant will demonstrate intelligent self-organizing networks for mobile backhaul at the Mobile World Congress 2015 tradeshow in Barcelona, Spain, in early March.

AT&T, Verizon, Ericsson and others see value in SDN and NFV for wireless networks

The wireless industry's spotlight on moving to 5G is well documented, but many service providers and vendors like AT&T, Verizon and Ericsson are just as keen to take advantage of software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV).

SDN initiative gains momentum with new members Cisco, SK Telecom

Following its open source release on Dec. 5, 2015, the Open Sourced SDN Network Operating System--ONOS for short--has crossed 1,000 software downloads globally and welcomed two new members: Cisco and SK Telecom.

NYU Wireless pushes for FCC to act fast on releasing mmW spectrum

With a Feb. 17 reply comment deadline coming up on the FCC's Notice of Inquiry (NOI) on the use of spectrum above 24 GHz, researchers at New York University (NYU)-Wireless are once again sounding the horn that the FCC has the power to put the U.S. in the driver's seat when it comes to the race to 5G.

Get the facts on 5G at Mobile World Congress

Don't just read about what the next wave of wireless technology will be, hear about it from the top tech experts in the world. Join me at the Mobile World Congress trade show in Barcelona, Spain, for " The Path to 5G: Defining the Next-generation of Wireless Networks "  luncheon panel that will be held on Tuesday, March 4, from 12:30 p.m. until 2 p.m.

Sprint's Bye: Carriers will still invest in networks even under Title II regulations

Sprint's decision to split from its wireless rivals and endorse an FCC plan that would reclassify broadband as a telecommunications service under Title II of the Telecommunications Act was part of an effort by the carrier to show that such a move by the FCC would not stop investment in networks, according to Sprint CTO Stephen Bye. The FCC plans to vote on such a proposal on Feb. 26 as part of an effort to craft net neutrality regulations.

RootMetrics: In the UK, EE and Three top network tests as Vodafone and O2 lag behind

EE won five out of six categories outright in the RootMetrics Mobile Network Performance Review for the second half of 2014, and tied for first place with Three UK for network reliability testing.