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 28 April 2017 ETSI Open Source MANO announces Release TWO Advanced interoperability, scalability and hybrid cloud capabilities to meet operators' needs...
Source: ETSI

 

 28 April 2017 Open Source MANO Supports Public and Hybrid Cloud Deployments ETSI OSM group today launched the second version of its open source code that includes new SDN capabilities and AWS plugin...
Source: SDxCentral

 

 27 April 2017 AT&T says SD-WAN will help it stay competitive in the smaller business market AT&T sees potential to retain and attract (SMB) customers that are in danger of being poached by cable and CLECs...
Source: FierceTelecom

 

25 April 2017Orange launches network infrastructure start-up accelerator for Facebook's TIP Orange is using its membership of the Facebook-led Telecom Infra Project (TIP) to support start-ups...
Source: Telecom TV

 

25 April 2017Singapore auction will prepare the country's telcos for 5G For the first time, the total amount raised from a spectrum auction in Singapore broke the S$1 billion mark...
Source: Telecomasia

 

18 April 2017Research and Development Activities toward Smart and Flexible Future Network: NetroSphere Concept The progress made in ICT in recent years has led a multitude of industries to incorporate ICT into their businesses...
Source: NTT

 

18 April 2017Flexible Access System Architecture: FASA FASA, designed to achieve flexibility in future access systems, and introduces its application to optical access systems...
Source: NTT

 

18 April 2017China Telecom, Huawei lead group exploring AI in networks China Telecom & Huawei to lead new working group exploring use of AI in the deployment & optimization of telecoms networks...
Source: Telecomasia.net

 

11 April 2017Telia Carrier Activates PoP in Berlin Telia Carrier has added a new point of presence that enables connectivity services for a growing economic sector in Berlin...
Source: Converge! Network Digest

 

11 April 2017NTT Com to Deploy 400G in Data Centers The optical transmission system will raise the capacity of NTT Com's core network above 19Tbps per optical fiber...
Source: Converge! Network Digest

 

11 April 2017Chiosi: open source Necessary, Not Sufficient Chiosi said "The challenge for the industry is how do we get from here to production – there are a lot of gaps...
Source: Light Reading

 

9 April 2017More Than 40 Data Centers Will Support Verizon Telco Cloud Radhika Venkatraman, SVP and CIO network & technology, Verizon revealed plans to have 24 data centers in the US & 18 overseas...
Source: SDxCentral

 

6 April 2017Verizon, KT Test Interoperability of Orchestrators for 5G Verizon and Korea Telecom testing the compatibility of their network orchestrators for rolling out 5G networks late 2017/2018...
Source: SDxCentral

 

4 April 2017Q&A: Verizon's Venkatraman Talks Network Transformation and Nimble Startups Radhika Venkatraman, senior vice president and CIO of network and technology at Verizon, has helped the company navigate many...
Source: SDxCentral

 

31 March 2017China Mobile plots 400 Gigabit trials in 2017 China Mobile is preparing to trial 400-gigabit transmission in the backbone of its optical network in 2017...
Source: Gazettabyte

 

31 March 2017Vodafone: The Pricing Isn't Right Vodafone starts new fiscal year with a plan to roll out multiple live elements of its Project Ocean transformation process...
Source: Light Reading

 

31 March 2017Colt Reveals SDN & NFV Next Steps Colt set to add further network-as-a-service offerings to its Novitas platform including an Internet-access-on-demand feature...
Source: Light Reading

 

30 March 20172016 U.S. Incumbent Carrier Ethernet LEADERBOARD AT&T, Verizon, CenturyLink, and Windstream have gained a position on the 2016 U.S. Incumbent Carrier Ethernet...
Source: Vertical Systems Group

 

28 March 2017NTT Plans Global Data Center Network for Connected Cars NTT Communications Corp. is planning to build a global technology infrastructure optimized for the Internet of Things...
Source: Data Center Knowledge

 

28 March 2017EPLDT moves onwards and upwards with SDN technology Philippines-based data center services provider ePLDT has deployed Software Defined Networking technology in its data center...
Source: DataCenterNews

 

27 March 2017Orange Kicks Off 'Universal CPE' Trials Orange Business Services has begun offering a "universal CPE" to customers as part of its deployment of on-demand services...
Source: Light Reading

 

27 March 2017AT&T's Tse: We could not wait for open optical standards As part of its ongoing movement to virtual networking, AT&T is keen on implementing a more open network construct for its...
Source: FierceTelecom

 

23 March 2017CenturyLink Surges Forward with Its Own Version of CORD The company announced today that it is the first carrier to use its own virtualized Broadband Network Gateway to support...
Source: SDxCentral

 

21 March 2017AT&T Developed an SDN Controller for 400 GbE Trial Between D.C. and NYC SDN controller operates in the company's Enhanced Control, Orchestration and Management (ECOMP) framework using OpenDaylight...
Source: SDxCentral

 

16 March 2017Verizon's Exponent Acts as a Software Company Inside the Carrier Verizon's Exponent venture offers digital technologies to other carriers particularly non-competing ones outside of the U.S...
Source: SDxCentral

 

15 March 2017Outstanding results for the first ETSI NFV interoperability test event 35 commercial and open source implementations were tested for interoperability...
Source: ETSI

 

15 March 20175G plans just hit the accelerator The 3GPP has approved plans that could bring large-scale trials and deployments in 2019...
Source: Network World

 

14 March 2017Industry leaders collaborate to identify new approach for managing networks More than a dozen companies have agreed to run a cross-industry project called "Zero Touch NSM" to analyze and evaluate...
Source: Deutsche Telekom

 

14 March 2017BSNL to replace all its 2G base stations BSNL will install around 28,000 new 3G and 4G capable base stations in selected locations in 2018 under phase-eight expansion...
Source: Telecomasia.net

 

9 March 2017AT&T's SDN, NFV focus accelerates third-place global Ethernet ranking over BT, says VSG AT&T's movement to migrate to software-oriented network environment has enabled the telco to advance global Ethernet standing...
Source: FierceTelecom

 

8 March 2017Women want to change the world: Intel's most senior woman on tech's gender problem Diane Bryant, Intel Data Center Group, was homeless at the age of 18 and is now one of Silicon Valley's most powerful figures...
Source: Independent

 

8 March 2017CenturyLink launches 'multi-cloud' management strategy This cloud-agnostic management platform enables companies to better manage applications and workloads across hybrid hosting...
Source: Telecomasia.net

 

8 March 2017Both Fixed and Mobile Operators Join to Incorporate NFV into 5G The 22 network operator co-authors of new 5G white paper include an interesting assortment of fixed and mobile providers...
Source: SDxCentral

 

7 March 2017China to end domestic roaming fees by October China Mobile, China Telecom and China Unicom have announced they will end the practice of charging inter-province roaming...
Source: Telecomasia.net

 

6 March 2017LinkedIn's Data Center Design Principles LinkedIn architects explain the social media giant's approach to data center networking and focus on programmability...
Source: Network Computing

 

6 March 2017SDN looms large in NSTAC report John Stratton previewed a report on how new technologies will impact National Security Emergency Preparedness...
Source: FCW

 

6 March 2017Vendors Beware: Google Is Lending SDN, NFV Expertise to Mobile Operators Google partnering with mobile operators to share networking expertise and build a platform for carriers to run their network...
Source: SDxCentral

 

3 March 2017Level 3 Expands SDN-enabled dynamic Ethernet to APAC Metro 2.0 global Ethernet platform and software-defined networking (SDN) solutions to be available to the Asia Pacific region...
Source: Converge! Network Digest

 

1 March 2017VimpelCom to Pioneer 'Multivendor' NFV; Downbeat on 5G Veon – was VimpelCom – aiming to be one of first operators to use NFV products and services from numerous different vendors...
Source: Light Reading

 

28 February 2017DT Plots 5G Across Entire Footprint DT has given a huge boost to the emerging 5G standard with plans to introduce the high-speed mobile technology across its entire network from 2020...
Source: Light Reading

 

28 February 2017Telefónica's Blanco: 5G NR 'Acceleration' Is 'Big Mistake MWC – Enrique Blanco CTO, Telefónica is not at all happy about a press release that went out yesterday...
Source: Light Reading

 

28 February 2017DT CTO: Costs Must Fall or 5G 'Won't Work MWC – Bruno Jacobfeuerborn, Deutsche Telekom's CTO, says greater industry collaboration is needed...
Source: Light Reading

 

27 February 2017ONAP Project forms to develop automated NFV platform Linux Foundation announced the merger of ECOMP and (OPEN-O) to create new Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) Project...
Source: Telecompaper

 

27 February 2017Accelerated Push for 5G New Radio (NR) Standardization Major mobile network operators and vendors issued a call to accelerate the 5G New Radio (NR) standardization schedule...
Source: Converge! Network Digest

 

24 February 2017BT steps up its 5G preparation work as UK gets a new mmW test centre BT and its mobile division EE has announced today that they are teaming up with its long-time vendor NEC to conduct mmW tests in the UK...
Source: TelecomTV

 

24 February 2017Deutsche Telekom Deploys NB-IoT Across Europe Deutsche Telekom will commercially launch NB-IoT in the second quarter of 2017, and already runs several pilots...
Source: Light Reading

 

23 February 2017NFV and MEC Raise Their Lovely Heads at Mobile World Congress Executives will share their insights on, among other things, the topics of NFV and MEC...
Source: SDxCentral

 

23 February 2017OVH Acquires Data Center in Oregon, Continuing U.S. Expansion The Hillsboro data center will house about 80,000 servers in 112,500 square feet...
Source: Converge! Network Digest

 

22 February 2017Telefonica hails success of ETSI NFV interoperability event The plugtest event held in Madrid saw 30 companies and organisations work in practical and near real-world conditions...
Source: Telecompaper

 

22 February 2017Colt adds Microsoft Azure to On Demand platform Microsoft Azure named as first cloud provider available on Colt's software-defined network -enabled "On Demand" platform...
Source: Capacity media

 

21 February 2017NFV Priorities for 5G (white paper) Network Operator Perspectives on NFV priorities for 5G...
Source: 23 Network Operators

 

17 February 2017Colt details €500m investment plan U.K.-based network operator to triple 100 GE footprint, hire 'several hundred' more staff...
Source: Total Telecom

 

16 February 2017AT&T ICEs Vendors of Virtual Network Functions AT&T revealed two new aspects of its virtualization strategy, both related to virtual network function (VNF) requirements...
Source: SDxCentral

 

10 February 2017Fog Computing Group Publishes Reference Architecture OpenFog – "fog computing," adding compute, storage, networking, and control functions between the cloud and endpoint devices...
Source: SDxCentral

 

10 February 2017Open Source MANO Interoperates with 10 NFV Infrastructures At NFV Plugtests last week the OSM group tested its code for interoperability with various NFV infrastructures and VNFs...
Source: SDxCentral

 

9 February 2017Cloud Data Centers Drive Transition Toward 400 Gbps by 2019 Ethernet Switch – Data Center Market to Reach over $14 B by 2021...
Source: Dell'Oro Group

 

30 January 2017Network and Service Management – The Missing Piece for NFV Two very important industry initiatives are underway...
Source: CableLabs

 

26 January 2017LinkedIn pumps water down to its server racks Uses an interesting spine and leaf network fabric...
Source: Network World

 

24 January 2017Verizon Expands 5G Market Trials Across the U.S Verizon has said it will trial what it calls "wireless fiber"...
Source: SDxCentral

 

24 January 2017SDN / NFV 2.0 Final Pitches and PoC Winners SDN / NFV experts of Swisscom, Telia and Proximus have selected...
Source: Swisscom

 

22 January 2017A really obscure forgotten audio format: "Talking rubber" Iron oxide was mixed with rubber and molded...
Source: Ars Technica

 

11 January 2017ETSI Delves Into Making Data More Relevant & Valuable Called Context Information Management (CIM), ETSI has created an industry specification group...
Source: SDxCentral

 

10 January 2017MEF Names Dan Pitt as Senior Vice President Pitt plans to focus on three general things at MEF...
Source: SDxCentral

 

4 January 2017Huawei, Cisco, Nokia & Ericsson Join for NFV Testing The NFV-ITI members will test the interoperability of NFV elements...
Source: SDxCentral