Not surprisingly, initial reactions to the opinion of the U. S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit upholding the FCC's Open Internet Order have focused on its effect on fixed and mobile broadband internet access providers. Very little attention, however, has been paid to the threat this decision poses to edge providers.
AT&T says that it faces security threats on a full-time basis as the telco sees "around 30 billion malicious scans" on its IP network on a daily basis.
Arris recognizes that the role of video services continues to change and the company is moving to evolve with those changes.
DALLAS-- CenturyLink, Verizon and XO Communications are chasing the SDN and NFV path for their networks, but the challenge for embedded providers in making this transition is maintaining reliability, particularly for business customers.
DALLAS-- AT&T says that is on track to virtualize even more of its network functions onto software this year, a sign that it's inching closer to meeting its goal of virtualizing 75 percent of its network by 2020.
AT&T's creation of the Domain 2.0 program, which is driven by the implementation of software-defined networks (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV), is causing the telecom equipment industry to rethink how they deliver products and services.
The wireless industry's ongoing movement to 5G may offer consumers and businesses higher speeds, but the technology will not replace wireline-based broadband services, says a new Strategy Analytics report.
While this year's INTX tradeshow may not have met its attendance goals, the cable industry show saw a number of newsworthy moments related to controversial regulatory and technology topics.
Verizon's recent announcement to bring FiOS to Boston -- one of the cities that was initially left out of its initial build target-- was driven by a desire to fulfill its wireless LTE and business service desires, its top financial executive said.
Netflix has introduced a new tool called Fast.com that allows customers to check how fast their wireline home or mobile broadband connections are in real time. The service works from any location in the world and a broadband user does not have to be a Netflix subscriber to use it.