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Level 3 fiber network outage disrupts Internet traffic in the U.S. and Europe

Level 3 suffered a fault on its fiber network on Friday that slowed down Internet services in a number of U.S. markets and four European countries--including the UK, France, Germany and Italy. According to a Computer Weekly report, the outage affected a number of websites such as eBay and Yahoo Mail, and gaming services on PSN and Xbox Live.

Report: AT&T angling to get space on América Móvil's Mexican wireless towers

AT&T is aiming to rent space on cell towers in Mexico from Telesites, the company that was spun off this spring from América Móvil, according to a  Bloomberg  report.

Qualcomm introduces MuLTEfire for unlicensed spectrum

Qualcomm relatively quietly introduced a standalone version of LTE Unlicensed (LTE-U) that it is developing, called MuLTEfire, which does not rely on any licensed spectrum.

EU prepares updates to data protection laws that could impact cloud service providers

Cloud services were tipped to be included in new data protection rules that are expected to be finalised by the European Union (EU) today (Jun. 15).

Ooredoo generates nearly a third of total revenues from mobile data

Ooredoo announced its data revenues grew 40 per cent year-on-year and that income from the source now represents at least 30 per cent of its total revenues; a new company record.

du aims to pilot 5G services from 2018, launch commercial services in 2020

du predicted the first trials of 5G technology could begin in 2018 as part of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) operator's goal of commercialising the technology from 2020 onwards.

Open Networking Summit gets ready to showcase all things SDN

If you're looking for the latest and greatest on software-defined networking (SDN), the Open Networking Summit (ONS) in Santa Clara, Calif., is the place to be this week.

Kumu's full duplex technology makes inroads with operators

Kumu Networks, a startup that was founded around 2012 by a team of Stanford University professors and Ph.D graduates, is gaining momentum, with operator trials moving from the lab to the field.

NYU Wireless researchers press for new mmWave safety metric

Given increased interest in using millimeter-wave (mmWave) for wireless communications, researchers at NYU Wireless are advocating for new safety metrics that are based on body temperature rather than the standard used nowadays, which is based on power density.

Open Networking Foundation drives open SDN trend with release of Atrium

The Open Networking Foundation (ONF) is spearheading an effort to drive open SDN with the release of Atrium, an open software distribution platform. A big focus of Atrium is to help the networking industry adopt open SDN by integrating established open source SDN software with some critical connecting pieces.