Researchers at University College London (UCL) have developed technology that uses Wi-Fi to "see" through walls. It works like radar, detecting Doppler shifts in radio frequency waves, which could potentially be used to detect humans in surveillance and military situations.
By the end of the summer, Netflix will run all of its IT services in the public cloud. The SVOD provider said it is shutting down its last data center soon, the culmination of an initiative that began seven years ago.
Nokia Networks said it completed a ground breaking network sharing project for TT-Network (TTN), a joint venture between TeliaSonera and Telenor in Denmark.
IHS predicted the global market for carrier SDN equipment will hit $5.7 billion (€5.1 billion) by 2019, fuelled by a 15-fold increase in service provider spending between 2015 and 2019.
Cisco CEO and Director Charles Robbins sounded an optimistic note on the future of the company's service provider division, saying that its overall growth in the fiscal fourth quarter signals an alignment of the manufacturer's "architectural vision" with that of its customers.
San Francisco's Bay Area has been the target for more than 12 fiber-optic cable cuts in a year that have resulted in service disruption and impacted emergency phone calls. Some of these cuts have occurred repeatedly at the same location and the way they have occurred, often in the same night in areas of the East Bay and around San Jose, Calif., has authorities believing that the attacks were intentional, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Google has been testing its drone delivery program in U.S. airspace and plans further tests in rural California after striking a deal with NASA, according to a Guardian report.
Using spectrum at higher frequencies is a likely scenario for the future, and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has formed an international alliance with about a dozen telecom companies and universities to model and measure wireless channels at much higher frequencies.
American Tower sees a strong future ahead for its portfolio of cell towers it acquired earlier this year from Verizon Wireless, according to an American Tower executive. T-Mobile US, in particular, has been looking to co-locate its network gear on those towers as it expands its LTE network.
China Telecom has become the first operator to deploy an Ericsson LTE Radio Dot System in the country, deploying the system in two of the country's coastal provinces, Zhejiang and Guangdong.