Vonage has reached a deal to acquire communications-as-a-service provider Telesphere Networks for $114 million, another move in its ongoing mission to take a larger piece of the growing small to medium business (SMB) sector.
STOCKHOLM--Ericsson's top executives painted a picture of the world in 2020 in which there will be 9 billion people on the planet, 9.1 billion mobile subscriptions and video traffic will dominate, accounting for at least 50 percent of all traffic on the network.
The global service provider software-defined networking and network functions virtualization market is projected to reach $11 billion in 2018, according to Infonetics Research.
As the third-quarter 2014 earnings season winds down, FierceWireless is taking a look at how the top U.S.-based wireless operators performed. In partnership with Jackdaw Research analyst Jan Dawson, this new report takes a deeper dive look into how Verizon Wireless, AT&T Mobility, Sprint and T-Mobile US performed in the third quarter.
Nokia Networks has won network contracts from Airtel-Vodafone in the Channel Islands and Mobily in Saudi Arabia.
ZTE revealed further progress in Europe after its local German subsidiary scored two managed services deals with operators in the Netherlands and Luxembourg.
Huawei plans to invest £5 million (€6.3 million/$7.9 million) in the University of Surrey's 5G Innovation Centre (5GIC), which is currently one of the leading 5G research initiatives in the world alongside other government, industry, and university-led programmes in the European Union, China, Japan, South Korea and the U.S.
Telefónica and Telenor now have the potential to reach 400 million LTE subscribers across the globe after their wholesale divisions agreed an IP Exchange (IPX) deal.
Total worldwide wireless operator capital expenditure (capex) will increase by 5.9 per cent to $185.5 billion (€148 billion) by the end of 2014, a slower rate than 2013.
Given Huawei's stated desire to be perceived as a European company, it's not a big surprise to hear the company is investing heavily in a 5G test bed at the University of Surrey in Guildford, England.