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.
There's a contingent of engineers who really want to see software defined networking succeed for operators, and they're doing their part to make that happen by offering up the SDN Open Network Operating System.
Huawei, China Telecom Fujian (Fujian Telecom) and China Telecom Beijing Research Institute have teamed up to deliver a transport software-defineable network (T-SDN), which is focused on delivering private line bandwidth on demand (BoD) over a transport network.
Verizon has responded to the burgeoning need for higher speed Wi-Fi home networking connections with the debut of its FiOS Quantum gateway, a device it claims can deliver up to 800 Mbps.
Sprint wholesale partner nTelos Wireless is evaluating the early results from its trial of fixed TD-LTE service in partnership with Dish Network, and will look at how the network is handling heavier loads of data before deciding whether to expand the offering to more markets.
Envivio, a multiscreen video software solutions provider, has its hand in various parts of the pay-TV ecosystem, including authentication, multiscreen 2.0 and 4K. Sue Marek, editor-in-chief of FierceCable, recently sat down with Envivio CEO Julien Signes at the company's newly opened office in Denver to talk about emerging trends in the pay-TV industry. Read more
Shentel continued to find gold in its fiber lease segment as revenues rose 15.7 percent year-over-year to $8.1 million, helping to offset declines in legacy voice and drive up overall wireline revenues.
Alcatel-Lucent has finalized the sale of its cybersecurity and security services business to Thales for an undisclosed amount, another move in its effort to shed non-core assets.