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30 October 2018Netcracker debuts full-stack telco cloud solution for SDN and NFV Netcracker is looking to take some of the pain and complexities out of NFV deployments with its new telco cloud-as-a-service software stack...
Source: FierceTelecom

 

30 October 2018NFV Struggles With Its Six-Year Itch THE HAGUE - SDN NFV World Congress 2018 - Most technologies hit some rough ground before the going is smooth...
Source: Light Reading

 

30 October 2018Vodafone and Huawei join to demonstrate ONAP orchestration capabilities Three Platinum Members of Linux Foundation's ONAP (Open Network Automation Platform), Vodafone, China Mobile and Huawei, have collaborated...
Source: IT BRIEF

 

30 October 2018Amdocs Teams Up for SDN, NFV Orchestration Package Amdocs has teamed up with Fortinet and Versa Networks to offer a new multi-domain, service provider SD-WAN, (SDN)...
Source: Virtualization & Cloud Review

 

11 September 2018BT launches Service and Network Automation Platform for SD-WAN BT introduced its new Service and Network Automation Platform (SNAP) for helping customers innovate using SD-WAN and NFV technologies...
Source: Converge! Network Digest

 

11 September 2018AT&T claims world's first mobile 5G mmWave connection The US operator also announced plans to introduce mobile 5G in parts of 5 additional cities, Houston, Jacksonville, Louisville, New Orleans, and San Antonio...
Source: Telecompaper

 

7 September 2018GSMA launches "GSMA 100" initiative to advance next generation of connectivity and digital services The GSMA 100 represents operator innovation priorities in key areas such as 5G; AI & ML; data and analytics; IoT; and more...
Source: GSMA

 

5 September 2018Facebook and GlobeNet begin construction on new Brazil to Argentina subsea cable The 2,500km Malbec cable will run from the Brazilian cities of Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo to the Argentine capital of Buenos Aires...
Source: Capacity Media

 

9 August 2018Telefónica's 'Internet para Todos' project uses modern tools to find and connect Latin Americans Telefónica's "Internet for All" program is using big data, machine learning and artificial intelligence to connect 100 million...
Source: FierceTelecom

 

9 August 2018India eyes 5G by 2022 Challenging market conditions mean that investing in 5G network architecture could be hugely problematic for the country's telcos and network operators...
Source: TotalTelecom

 

9 August 2018Sprint eyes 5G rollout in 9 US cities by early 2019 US mobile network operator Sprint is planning to rollout next generation 5G mobile networks in 9 major cities by early 2019...
Source: TotalTelecom

 

31 July 2018UK mobile operator O2 opens its 5G testbed to every FTSE 100 company Telefónica's UK-based mobile operator has taken a rather novel approach to exploring new 5G services and engaging with potential vertical industry companies...
Source: TelecomTV

 

31 July 2018Verizon will launch 5G in Houston in 2018 Houston is the third city Verizon identified as part of its four market 5G deployment plan, which will deliver residential 5G broadband service...
Source: Verizon

 

24 July 2018Colt prepares new uCPE service for blast off Colt Technology Services is close to launching a new universal customer premises equipment (uCPE) platform that's the first flavor of its new on demand platforms...
Source: FierceTelecom

 

24 July 2018Colt, Verizon will go live this year with cross-carrier Ethernet service Colt Technology services and Verizon will go live this year with two-way, intercarrier network orchestration across each other's networks...
Source: FierceTelecom

 

24 July 2018Docomo installs an MEC demo system in its 5G Open Lab ETSI has a long-established multi-access edge computing (MEC) industry specification group and there are several open source initiatives and telco-led projects...
Source: TelecomTV

 

16 July 2018Support increases for ETSI's Open Source MANO This week, ETSI promoted the fact that its Open Source MANO (OSM) group has signed up its 100th member...
Source: TelecomTV

 

5 July 2018Vodafone deploys TIP's Voyager in live European network trial This week, TIP has announced that Vodafone has successfully completed a live network trial in Spain with the Voyager white box...
Source: TelecomTV

 

3 July 2018DSA: We must work together to conquer 5G barriers Spectrum sharing could be one way to cut the cost of 5G rollout, according to the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance...
Source: TotalTelecom

 

3 July 2018Elisa claims world's first commercial 5G network launch Finnish operator Elisa claims to have become the first operator in the world to begin commercial use of a 5G network, and has begun selling 5G subscriptions...
Source: Telecompaper

 

28 June 2018MEF Announces Availability of First Operator-Grade SDN/NFV Professional Certification MEF SDN/NFV certification is the first certification for SDN and NFV built to international standards...
Source: MEF

 

28 June 2018European Commission launches 5G PPP Phase 3 At the EuCNC conference in Ljubljana, the 5G PPP launched Phase 3 of its European initiative, announcing three new projects that will come on stream from next month...
Source: TelecomTV

 

28 June 2018GSMA: Asia Set to Become World's Largest 5G Region by 2025 Key Asia Markets Prepare to Launch Region's First 5G Networks Beginning Next Year...
Source: GSMA

 

30 May 2018SDN is the great business enabler says Verizon The report entitled Move fast, stay ahead, surveyed 165 senior IT leaders from large global organisations...
Source: Capacity Media

 

29 May 2018ETSI Open Source MANO announces Release FOUR Bringing a large set of new features and enhancements, this version is the most ambitious and innovative OSM Release to date...
Source: ETSI

 

29 May 2018Nordic nations unite to fast track 5G The prime ministers of the 5 Nordic nations have signed a letter of cooperation, pledging their commitment to leading Europe on 5G...
Source: TotalTelecom

 

29 May 2018Verizon takes Android-like approach to virtualization in network, services and applications Because of variations in their networks, service providers can take different pathways on the road to virtualization...
Source: FierceTelecom

 

22 May 2018NFV not always exciting but essential: MEF's Pitt 5G is an accelerant for a lot of service providers that want to move to virtualization faster....
Source: FierceTelecom

 

22 May 2018Verizon: Service chains are essential, but automation needs more work Verizon is working on improving closed-loop automation for its service chains...
Source: FierceTelecom

 

15 May 2018Vodafone's NFV deployments reduce costs and improve network management Currently, Vodafone's virtual systems and network functions span voice and data areas, including vIMS, vDRA, vEPC and messaging...
Source: VanillaPlus

 

15 May 2018Ooredoo claims bragging rights for first 5G commercial network In becoming the first company in the world to deploy commercial 5G, Ooredoo has built upon an impressive number of earlier milestones...
Source: TelecomTV

 

14 May 2018Machine learning is the engine that drives automation, AI, according to BT's McRae BT's chief architect said there are elements of AI in today's machine learning, and that ML could enable more, and deeper network automation...
Source: FierceTelecom

 

14 May 2018NTT Docomo conducts "high speed" 5G testing The test was aimed at assessing the 28GHz radio frequency in providing 5G connectivity on board Japan's high speed trains...
Source: Total Telecom

 

11 May 2018Verizon Using SDN to Combine Edge Routers onto Single Platform The carrier, along with Cisco and Juniper Networks, said SDN would enable the companies to join Verizon's service edge routers for Ethernet and IP-based services...
Source: Wireless Week

 

11 May 2018ETSI offers peek at OSM Releases 4 and 5 ETSI-based open source NFV platform tips OSM Releases 4 and 5 that bring more stability, testing and convenience...
Source: RCRWirelessNews

 

8 May 2018Telefónica updates SD-WAN infrastructure to include software-defined data centers Spain's Telefónica is taking another step up its evolutionary ladder...
Source: FierceTelecom

 

2 May 2018AI, machine learning integrations will help push off-premise cloud service market to $374B by 2022 Cloud service providers are looking to grow their market share by offering specialized compute solutions...
Source: FierceTelecom

 

19 April 2018Verizon accelerates business' network virtualization journey with new network bundles Verizon further enables businesses to advance virtualization plans with its new Virtual Network Services Solution Bundles...
Source: FierceTelecom

 

19 April 2018Korean mobile operators to share costs of 5G infra deployment South Korean mobile operators and an internet service providers will share the costs of 5G infrastructure deployment...
Source: TelecomPaper

 

19 April 2018Vodafone claims first live test of 5G spectrum in the UK Vodafone acquired the most spectrum at the UK's recent 5G auction...
Source: TotalTelecom

 

19 April 2018MEF, Linux Foundation, and ETSI Collaborate to Launch Industry-First SDN/NFV Professional Certificat MEF announces new MEF SDN/NFV professional certification developed in collaboration with Linux Foundation and ETSI...
Source: Globe NewsWire

 

19 April 2018Telefónica plans to automate its 5G network with AI-driven SON Telefónica plans to increase investment in automation, including AI-based "cognitive self-optimizing network" technology...
Source: Wireless Watch

 

19 April 2018Telefónica in Edge Talks With Amazon Greengrass Telefónica is in talks with Amazon about a potential edge computing service that would leverage new processing capabilities...
Source: LightReading

 

22 March 2018Verizon and Colt complete two-way inter-carrier SDN network orchestration The trial marks the first time two-way network orchestration between carrier production networks ever showcased in the world...
Source: Capacity Media

 

13 March 2018AT&T Goes Global with SD-WAN AT&T said its SD-WAN offering is becoming available in more than 150 countries around the world...
Source: Virtualization & Cloud Review

 

13 March 2018Verizon: We Pick Robust SD-WAN Vendors as Partners Verizon said that selling SD-WAN to the company's enterprise customers has increased its MPLS business...
Source: SDxCentral

 

28 February 2018Deutsche Telekom's enterprise network with ngena reaches 200 countries worldwide The new members are the A1 Telekom Austria Group, KPN, and VEON, which has operations in Russia and Eastern Europe...
Source: Deutsche Telekom

 

28 February 2018So far so good; 5G NR passes the interoperability tests Deutsche Telekom, with Intel and Huawei, has successfully completed the world's first 5G NR interoperability test...
Source: TelecomTV

 

28 February 2018Verizon enhances enterprises' mobile device visibility with SD WLAN service Verizon Enterprise Solutions has debuted its Software Defined Wireless Local Area Network (SD WLAN)...
Source: FierceTelecom

 

27 February 2018GCI takes cloud-based entry into the SD-WAN game GCI joins other large cable MSOs such as Charter and Comcast in developing an SD-WAN product for business customers...
Source: FierceTelecom

 

27 February 2018Frontier sets phased SD-WAN rollout, focuses on driving business solutions Frontier admits that while it trails larger telcos on SD-WAN, that will enable it to learn from past issues others have faced...
Source: FierceTelecom

 

21 February 20182nd ETSI NFV Plugtests demonstrate high interoperability levels and increased feature support The second global ETSI NFV Plugtests event saw high rates of test execution and multi-vendor interoperability...
Source: ETSI

 

16 February 2018Colt to launch on demand SDN in HK and Singapore Colt Technology Services has announced plans to expand its on demand SDN service to Hong Kong and Singapore in Q2...
Source: TelecomAsia

 

16 February 2018Sprint promises to launch nationwide mobile 5G network in first half of 2019 Sprint's CEO promised the carrier will launch mobile 5G services on a nationwide basis in the first half of 2019...
Source: FierceWireless

 

16 February 2018SK Telecom demonstrates actual 5G V2X with real time mapping Two 5G self-driving cars successfully ran what they call "cooperative driving"...
Source: TelecomTV

 

16 February 2018Orange to open 5G test sites in France and Romania in H2 Orange announced plans for new 5G access trials starting later this year in France and Romania...
Source: TelecomPaper

 

7 February 2018Chunghwa Telecom inaugurates 5G Alliance pilot team Chunghwa Telecom has convened a group of over 40 organizations to work to accelerate the development of Taiwan's 5G industry...
Source: TelecomAsia

 

7 February 20185G to be key to success of industrial smart glasses ABI Research predicts an installed base of 25 million connected smart glasses worldwide by 2026...
Source: TelecomAsia

 

7 February 2018Docomo kicks off partner program for 5G use cases NTT Docomo plans to launch an open partner program for local business and government to explore and develop new 5G use cases...
Source: TelecomAsia

 

26 January 2018Ultra-fast subsea cable to link US and Australasia by June 2018 Hawaiki Submarine Cable LP and TE SubCom have announced that the Hawaiki Trans Pacific Cable System is more than 50% complete...
Source: TotalTelecom

 

26 January 2018Colt to extend SDN service to Hong Kong and Singapore Colt Technology Services has unveiled plans to bolster its SDN offering by expanding into Hong Kong and Singapore...
Source: Capacity Media

 

26 January 2018Deutsche Telekom, Intel and Huawei complete world's first 5G NR interoperability test The collaboration has been hailed as an important step on the road towards commercial rollout of 5G...
Source: TotalTelecom

 

26 January 2018Stand by for a year of focused reports on how 5G networks can be optimised via Network Slicing to de Verizon last year conducted trials in 11 markets and expects to launch a fixed wireless service in 3-5 markets this year...
Source: FierceWireless

 

26 January 2018China Telecom releases report on network slicing for the Smart Grid Stand by for a year of focused reports on how 5G networks can be optimised via Network Slicing for specific verticals...
Source: TelecomTV

 

26 January 2018Telefónica Launches 5G Pilot in 2 Spanish Cities Segovia and Talavera de la Reina will see a pioneering selection of 5G initiatives and live testing over the next 3 years...
Source: TotalTelecom

 

22 January 2018AT&T says XGS-PON field tests prove out ONAP utility, PON coexistence AT&T has completed trials of 10 Gbps XGS-PON leveraging Open Source Access Manager Hardware Abstraction (OSAM-HA) software...
Source: FierceTelecom

 

22 January 2018Verizon joins the Linux Foundation's ONAP project Verizon has joined the Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) project as a Platinum member...
Source: FierceTelecom

 

18 January 2018Google to commission three new cables in 2019 Google has announced plans to commission three new subsea cables in 2019 to support its Google Cloud customers...
Source: TelecomAsia

 

18 January 2018SD-WAN: lessons for better deployment Safeguard against dynamic security threats and ensure end users have high-speed access to cloud applications...
Source: Orange Business Services

 

15 January 2018Cogent's CEO: Multilocation SD-WAN services will replace MPLS The service provider says it is encouraged by how the vendor community is improving their product sets...
Source: FierceTelecom

 

11 January 2018NFV License Management: The Missing Piece of the Puzzle Software license management in the telecommunications environment will get much more complex as NFV emerges from the shadows...
Source: CableLabs

 

11 January 2018A flexible approach to standards will drive uptake of NFV One of the key arguments for NFV technology was to put the customer in control of their own networks and destinies. However....
Source: TelecomTV

 

5 January 2018AT&T, Verizon prepare for 5G commercial launch later in 2018 US operators are rushing to become the first to launch 5G services...
Source: Telecompaper

 

5 January 2018AT&T plans to launch mobile 5G in a dozen cities by late 2018 The emphasis on mobile 5G - as opposed to the fixed wireless access type of 5G that rival Verizon has focused on - is notable...
Source: FierceWireless

 

5 January 2018Strategy Analytics: China Puts 5G on Fast Lane but could strain operator resources China accelerates 5G development in hopes it drives the country's new industrialization and digital transformation...
Source: TelecomTV

 

18 December 2017Vodafone Netherlands to stop using 3G network from 2020 The operator said it will use the extra spectrum to increase capacity on 4G/LTE and 4G+/LTE-Advanced networks...
Source: Telecompaper

 

18 December 20175G network slicing the early focus of ETSI's new Zero-Touch group ETSI launches Zero touch network and service management group looking at agile management and automation of future services...
Source: TelecomTV

 

13 December 2017Colt cuts Tokyo-London latency to under 159 milliseconds In 2017, Colt has invested €200 million to upgrade capacity across its global Colt IQ Network...
Source: Converge!

 

13 December 2017Global spending on IoT will pass USD 1 trillion mark in 2020 Global spending IoT is expected to reach USD 772.5 billion next year, up 14.6 percent from the 674 billion seen for 2017...
Source: TelecomPaper

 

13 December 2017EU 5G roadmap promises rollout by 2025 The roadmap will provide consensus on the harmonisation of 5G spectrum bands and their allocation to operators across Europe...
Source: TotalTelecom

 

13 December 2017Telefónica starts smart networks development This is a first step towards the construction of an autonomous networks model based on the transfer of knowledge to machines...
Source: TelecomTV

 

7 December 2017Verizon CFO: 'This is the top of the first inning in 5G' Last week, Verizon announced it will launch a wireless residential broadband service in three to five U.S. markets next year...
Source: Fierce Wireless

 

7 December 2017Frontier's McBride says SD-WAN will add commercial revenue Unlike its larger ILEC counterparts AT&T and Verizon, Frontier does not have a large MPLS customer base to cannibalize...
Source: Fierce Telecom

 

7 December 2017The march of the Telcobots A new report from ABI Research predicts AI-enabled virtual assistants will save operators and CSPs US$1.2bn a yearby 2022...
Source: TelecomTV

 

22 November 2017Industry leaders demonstrate breakthrough in cross-carrier automated network provisioning Colt, and partners AT&T, Orange, Ciena, Amdocs and Fujitsu, have brought the customer controlled network closer to reality...
Source: Colt Technology

 

22 November 2017Automated networks a must for 5G - Vodafone 5G networks will require better artificial intelligence, process automation and cloud-based solutions, says Vodafone CTO...
Source: TotalTelecom

 

20 November 2017T-Mobile: We'll have nationwide 5G by 2020 CTO Neville Ray: T-Mobile will deploy 5G service nationwide by 2020, and it will leverage much of its new 600 MHz to do so...
Source: Fierce Wireless

 

20 November 2017AT&T sharpens SD-WAN and FlexWare focus The CSP is keen to bring its business customers the cost savings benefits of SD-WAN and FlexWare...
Source: Fierce Telecom

 

17 November 2017Euro telco standards wonks publish third iteration of open source orchestrator ETSI has published the third release of OSM, its open source MANO stack for network function virtualisation...
Source: The Register

 

17 November 2017Second Look: Surprisingly, smaller telcos have been deploying NFV for 2 or 3 years Martin Taylor, CTO of Metaswitch, says we all tend to focus too much on the Tier One telcos who are finding obstructions...
Source: TelecomTV

 

17 November 2017Verizon says virtualization will enable it to reduce costs by $10B These initiatives include the rollout of NFV, pushing out the cloud to the edge of its networks, and new services like SD-WAN...
Source: Fierce Telecom

 

16 November 2017BT promises its global corporates virtualization services next year BT is pushing on with its virtualisation journey and expects to launch new services for corporate network customers next year...
Source: TelecomTV

 

16 November 2017Windstream's SD-WAN, UCaaS pivot gains momentum Speaking to investors, Tony Thomas, CEO of Windstream, said SD-WAN and UCaaS made up 36% of total Enterprise sales during Q3...
Source: FierceTelecom

 

16 November 2017China Telecom launches terrestrial 100G link between Europe, China It claims to be the longest 100G terrestrial cable currently in operation anywhere in the world...
Source: Total Telecom

 

13 November 2017AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream call for SDN vendor interoperability By mandating that vendors work together, service providers will get not only the lowest cost but also the best fit solutions...
Source: FierceTelecom

 

13 November 2017Telefónica exec claims virtualisation is about "survival" as UNICA comes alive in Germany CITO Antonio Elizondo reveals the full horizontal version of UNICA has been "alive" in Germany since mid-July...
Source: Mobile Europe

 

13 November 2017Verizon Partners looks for revenue gold in wholesale SD-WAN Verizon Partner Solutions, the telco's wholesale unit, is bringing its growing SD-WAN platform to wholesale carrier customers...
Source: FierceTelecom

 

10 November 2017TIP Tackles Network Slicing, Artificial Intelligence, and Open RAN The Telecom Infra Project (TIP) launched three new project groups at its second annual TIP summit...
Source: SDxCentral

 

10 November 2017CenturyLink Says SD-WAN Isn't Cannibalizing its MPLS Business Despite the buzz about SD-WAN cannibalizing MPLS business, CenturyLink reports stronger-than-expected revenue from the latter...
Source: SDxCentral

 

9 November 2017AT&T expands business cloud networking with AWS AT&T announced an expansion of its alliance with Amazon Web Services by expanding its business cloud networking solutions...
Source: Converge! Network Digest

 

9 November 2017Japan-Philippines-US cable commissioned The JUPITER cable will span 14,000km. It will use 400Gbps WDM technology to deliver an initial design capacity of 60Tbps...
Source: Telecom Asia

 

9 November 2017Windstream Increases SDN Focus with SDNow Expansion Windstream's SDN Orchestrated Waves (SDNow) transport service has expanded and now is available in 50 markets across the US...
Source: Channel Partners

 

8 November 2017ONAP and MEF Join Each Others' Groups, Collaborate on LSO MEF has joined ONAP as an associate member. And the Linux Foundation, which hosts ONAP, has joined MEF as an auditing member...
Source: SDxCentral

 

8 November 2017It's the 'Telecom' Infra Project, Not the 'Facebook' Infra Project Axel Clauberg, chairman of the board of the TIP, is a little annoyed that everyone thinks it's strictly a Facebook project...
Source: SDxCentral

 

7 November 2017ETSI Might Form a Second Group to Connect NFV with OSS The European Telecommunications Standards Institute, who started NFV 5 years ago, is creating a new Zero-Touch group...
Source: SDxCentral

 

7 November 2017AT&T's SDN transition curbs business service costs, but legacy declines remain challenging As AT&T continues to virtualize network functions, legacy service losses continue to offset next-generation service gains...
Source: FierceTelecom

 

6 November 2017OPNFV announces Euphrates platform for cloud native architectures, open-source NFV testing The open platform for network functions virtualization (OPNFV) project, has announced its fifth platform: OPNFV Euphrates...
Source: Telecompaper

 

6 November 2017ETSI publishes cybersecurity advice on the NIS Directive ETSI announced the publication of ETSI TR 103 456, a technical report released by ETSI's technical committee on Cybersecurity...
Source: Vanilla+

 

3 November 2017Integrating SD-WAN into the Enterprise When it comes to existing infrastructure, what factors determine if an SD-WAN replacement would improve on the status quo?...
Source: Network World

 

3 November 2017Singtel Launches Managed SDN Solution For Enterprises On Monday, Singapore's telecom operator launched its new network solution - Managed Software-Defined Branch...
Source: TeleAnalysis

 

2 November 2017Verizon Says Fixed 5G Trials Are Performing Better Than Expected Verizon hinted that the carrier is on track to deliver fixed 5G service in late 2018...
Source: SDxCentral

 

2 November 2017India becomes 2nd largest smartphone market after US India's smartphone market saw shipments grow 23 percent year-on-year in the third quarter of 2017 to reach 40 million units...
Source: Telecompaper

 

1 November 2017OCP, White Box Servers Skyrocket as Telcos Deploy NFV New research finds a growing number of companies are choosing OCP and white box servers for their data centers...
Source: SDxCentral

 

1 November 2017AT&T Tackles Artificial Intelligence with Open Source Acumos Project AT&T and Tech Mahindra are developing an open source AI & machine learning platform to be hosted within the Linux Foundation...
Source: SDxCentral

 

1 November 2017AT&T debuts microservices supplier program, advancing SDN, cybersecurity vision Deploying microservices across sales, ordering, and enterprise data systems will transrom AT&T's backend processes...
Source: FierceTelecom

 

1 November 2017CenturyLink says NEBS compliance poses key challenge in SDN transition Bill Walker, director of network architecture and innovation, said that the CO is not the most "friendly" environment...
Source: FierceTelecom

 

31 October 2017KDDI to launch SDN platform in December Japan's KDDI plans to launch a new software-defined network platform for corporate customers in 37 markets from December 5...
Source: Telecom Asia

 

31 October 2017Telstra adds SD-WAN to Programmable Network Telstra has expanded the capability of its Programmable Network service with a SD-WAN and virtual branch...
Source: Telecom Asia

 

12 October 2017Network Transformation Award Winners Announced The Winners of the inaugural NetTAs were announced at the Gala Dinner in Den Haag as part of SDN NFV World Congress. Find out who won!...
Source: Layer123

 

10 October 2017MEF Issues First Release of LSO Sonata SDK for Inter-Provider Service Orchestration MEF has achieved a major milestone with the first release of the LSO (Lifecycle Service Orchestration) Sonata SDK...
Source: MEF

 

8 October 2017OSM's New NFV MANO Release Sticks to a Focused Approach ETSI Open Source MANO poised to issue third release of NFV management software on Monday at SDN NFV World Congress The Hague...
Source: Light Reading

 

8 October 2017Will the Future of AI Learning Depend More on Nature or Nurture? Does AI need more built-in cognitive machinery similar to that of humans and animals to achieve similar intelligence...
Source: IEEE Spectrum

 

29 September 2017Intel Aims at Simplifying NFVi Confusion One of the major barriers to deployment is market fragmentation around the function known as NFV infrastructure (NFVi)...
Source: Light Reading

 

27 September 2017BT has large corporates using SD-WAN service BT Global Services formally launched new SD-WAN service, having already rolled it out to a number of large customers...
Source: Total Telecom

 

21 September 2017Deutsche Telekom launches global SD-WAN services via the Ngena alliance Ngena offers a wholesale model to partner telcos keen to deploy SDN and NFV-based services to their enterprise customers...
Source: Telecom TV

 

21 September 2017NFV#19 and the Specfest Concept Last week CableLabs hosted over 130 delegates to the 19th plenary session of the ETSI NFV Industry Specification Group...
Source: ETSI

 

18 September 2017Devs unknowingly use "malicious" modules snuck into official Python repository The official repository for the widely used Python programming language has been tainted with modified code packages...
Source: Ars Technica

 

18 September 2017After orbiting Saturn for 13 years, Cassini has become part of the planet It expired after setting its engines on full thrust and flying directly into the maw of Saturn. It was 19 years old...
Source: Ars Technica

 

17 September 2017BT launches "Bandwidth on demand" for global businesses Customers to benefit from flexible network design and improved efficiency...
Source: TelecomTV

 

14 September 2017Facebook-backed Telecom Infra Project adds a new focus on millimeter wave tech for 5G A new project group that will focus on millimeter wave networks - appropriately named Millimeter Wave Networks Project Group...
Source: TechCrunch

 

14 September 2017Sprint Touts 5G Hardware Progress, Knows Software Remains Key Sprint highlighted recent field tests using updated network technology that are laying the groundwork for 5G deployments...
Source: SDxCentral

 

14 September 2017Comcast Business Rolls Out an SDN Platform Named ActiveCore The company's SD-WAN business product will be the first product powered by the ActiveCore platform...
Source: SDxCentral

 

5 September 2017BT unveils "Business Platform-as-a-Service" Service lets enterprises use the BT PCMS to enable them to sell, fulfil and monetise their own portfolio of digital services...
Source: Converge! Network Digest

 

3 August 2017Google picks up the pace in cloud computing Over the past weeks there have been a string of cloud related developments from Google showing that it is very focused...
Source: Converge! Network Digest

 

3 August 2017AT&T Tops U.S. Fiber Lit Buildings Leaderboard AT&T topped the US Fiber Lit Buildings LEADERBOARD from Vertical Systems Group based on results for year-end 2016...
Source: Converge! Network Digest

 

3 August 2017No end in sight for magnetic tape storage as IBM and Sony squeeze 201 gigabits per square inch The important visual cue was that jerky reel to reel tape. That's how you knew it was a computer...
Source: TelecomTV

 

3 August 2017"Weaponised AI" will be used to carry out cyber attacks "within the next 12 months The trouble is, that attacks are likely to precede solutions to deal with them...
Source: TelecomTV

 

1 August 2017Telefόnica Complains About its OpenStack Implementations Unica is Telefόnica's architecture for network virtualization. It's based on the ETSI NFV reference architecture...
Source: SDxCentral

 

31 July 2017IBM PC: The complete history, part 2 The real victor was Microsoft, which built an empire on the back of a shadily acquired MS-DOS...
Source: Ars Technica

 

31 July 2017IBM PC: The complete history, part 1 Bill Gates. Mysterious deaths. IBM trying to act like a nimble startup. This story has it all!...
Source: Ars Technica

 

31 July 2017One more step towards NFV MANO interoperability The ETSI NFV Industry Specification Group (ISG) has completed an essential step towards enabling an open ecosystem...
Source: ETSI

 

28 July 2017China Mobile Leads 5G Transport Revolution SBA (service-based architecture) has been approved by 3GPP as a unified 5G infrastructure...
Source: C114

 

28 July 2017Diversity to Drones: Black Hat Speakers Weigh in On Top Security Trends In the 20 years since the first Black Hat conference in 1997, security hacks have become incredibly cheap to initiate...
Source: Data Center Knowledge

 

26 July 2017Fiber Pays Off for Carriers, SD-WAN Not So Much, Yet Operators are seeing enterprise revenue growth, stemming from their investments in fiber-based connectivity, according to TBR...
Source: Sdx central

 

26 July 2017CenturyLink offers managed hybrid SD-WAN service SD-WAN offering will decrease network security risks and increase cost efficiency for business customers across their WANs...
Source: Lightwave

 

20 July 2017MEF aims to help telcos scale up for SD-WANs The MEF is extending its current work to standardize SD-WAN (Software Defined Wide Area Network) managed services...
Source: TelecomTV

 

17 July 2017Orange unveils global Content division Content Intended to strengthen Orange in this field, to support its development across the countries where it has a presence...
Source: Converge! Network Digest

 

14 July 2017SKT commercializes NFV MANO platform The new T-MANO platform provides integrated management of virtualized network components from any network provider...
Source: Telecomasia.net

 

10 July 2017Implementation Security of Quantum Key Distribution Quantum key distribution is the ultimate cryptography in that it is theoretically secure against any possible eavesdropping...
Source: NTT Technical Review

 

10 July 2017Entries now OPEN - Network Transformation Awards (NetTAs) The NetTAs recognise achievement in advancing the industry to the next generation of networks. Submit your entries before 18 August!...
Source: Layer123

 

6 July 2017DT's Pan-Net Still at Start of the Marathon The goal for the project was to replace network facilities in specific countries with systems to address the entire region...
Source: LightReading

 

4 July 2017AT&T Embracing Software-Defined Access AT&T's XGS-PON trial, announced last week, is part of its broader software-defined access strategy...
Source: LightReading

 

30 June 2017The world's oldest emergency call service is 80 today On 30 June 1937 the 999 service was introduced to 91 automatic telephone exchanges in London, UK...
Source: TelecomTV

 

28 June 2017Tata Comm launches IZO cloud node in Malaysia The IZO Private Cloud service is designed to support enterprises' hybrid cloud adoption while ensuring regulatory compliance...
Source: Telecomasia.net

 

28 June 2017Glastonbury 2017: a record year of 4G sharing with more data used than ever before Glastonbury Festival has broken records to become the most shared live event of 2017 with a massive 54 terabytes of data used...
Source: TelecomTV

 

28 June 2017The tragedy of FireWire: Collaborative tech torpedoed by corporations The rise and fall of FireWire is one of the most tragic tales in the history of computer technology...
Source: Ars Technica

 

27 June 2017New European 5G Group Will Focus on Network Slicing, Industry Verticals The 5G-Transformer Project consists of a group of 18 companies including mobile operators, vendors, and universities...
Source: SDxCentral

 

27 June 2017Level 3 Unveils Managed SD-WAN Service Level 3 is using SD-WAN technologies from other vendors with the security services and SDN capabilities it already has...
Source: SDxCentral

 

27 June 2017GTT to Acquire Global Capacity, Building its SD-WAN GTT Communications agreed to acquire Global Capacity, for $100 million in cash and 1.85 million shares of GTT common stock...
Source: Converge! Network Digest

 

27 June 2017Performance of China's 3 Major Operators in May China Mobile has added nearly 10 million 4G subscribers in May. China Unicom has added 5.621 million outpacing China Telecom...
Source: C114

 

27 June 2017China's Telecom Industry Performance in 1st 5 Months China's total telecommunications service volume increased 62 percent to CNY202.8 billion year-over-year in May...
Source: C114

 

26 June 2017SAP Alumni Network: Making a Difference with Your Old Laptop SAP alumnus Frank Geisler founded the Swiss hub of Labdoo.org, a volunteer organization that provides old laptops to children and refugees around the globe...
Source: TelecomTV

 

19 June 2017OIF approves virtual transport network service IA OIF has approved an implementation agreement for an optical VTNS and also made progress on the 400G-ZR project...
Source: Converge! Network Digest

 

19 June 2017Cisco VNI: big shifts in traffic patterns Latest Cisco VNI report predicting 26% CAGR - steep in any field let alone the already massive Internet that exists today...
Source: Converge! Network Digest

 

19 June 2017Verizon Adds Cloud-Based VNFs Cloud-Based VNFs option added to gray box & white box edge solutions for applications such as firewalls and WAN optimization...
Source: LightReading

 

16 June 2017SD-WAN Market to Grow at 33 Percent Compound Annual Growth Rate over Next Five Years Over the next five years, it is expected the majority of SD-WAN deployments will come from enterprises...
Source: Dell'Oro Group

 

16 June 2017AT&T to Join Verizon in Working With KT on NFV, SDN, and 5G Cooperation through AT&T's SDN/NFV, and KT's 5G leadership will create synergies to solve challenges of the telecom industry...
Source: SDxCentral

 

15 June 2017NFV Force Awakens & Gets Realistic - Survey The survey shows many are realizing it will take longer to identify and deploy network functions than they anticipated...
Source: Light Reading

 

14 June 2017White Box Server Shipments Continue to Grow at White Hot Pace in 1Q17 White box server shipments continued to grow at a white hot pace in 1Q17, increasing 41 percent year-over-year...
Source: Dell'Oro Group

 

13 June 2017BT unveils broadcast networks of the future BT has developed a trial of SDN architecture to enable a next generation highly flexible broadcast network...
Source: BT

 

12 June 2017Dense Space Division Multiplexing (DSDM) Photonic-node Platform Technology Optical infrastructure networks transporting high-volume traffic have been built using photonic node technologies...
Source: NTT Technical Review

 

12 June 2017Space Division Multiplexing Optical Transmission Technology High-capacity SDM optical transmission technology to support the evolution of broadband networks...
Source: NTT Technical Review

 

12 June 2017Telia Carrier expands in Pacific NW via 2 new PoPs in Portland Launch of 2 new PoPs to help improve network diversity and connectivity for service content and cloud providers in Pacific NW...
Source: Converge! Network Digest

 

8 June 2017Telefonica Building Its Edge Computing and NFV Platform with OpenNebula Telefónica is utilizing open-source OpenNebula and ON.Lab's ONOS to prototype a new generation of CORD-based Central Offices...
Source: OpenNebula

 

2 June 2017NTT Introduces CloudWAN to Deliver Cloud-Ready Enterprise Networks With CloudWAN, NTT Group delivers one-stop productive operation management for the entire ICT environment...
Source: Marketwired

 

2 June 2017BT unveils bandwidth on demand under Dynamic Network Services Three new solutions launched: Bandwidth on demand, virtualised network services on demand, and SD-WAN on demand...
Source: ZDNet

 

1 June 2017Masergy Brews Its Own Complementary SD-WAN Technology In-House Masergy is adding a new SD-WAN option to its software-defined platform, and this time built the technology itself in-house...
Source: SDxCentral

 

1 June 2017AT&T enhances FlexWare NFV solution and expands availability worldwide FlexWare now features a range of connectivity options via both AT&T and third party service providers in over 200 countries...
Source: Converge! Network Digest

 

30 May 2017NTT Com expands presence in Europe with new Munich 2 data center Munich 2 data centre initially offers 2,800 sq metres of server space, equivalent to 1,100 racks, with plans to expand...
Source: Converge! Network Digest

 

30 May 2017Masergy Expands SD-WAN Options The new offering, Masergy SD-WAN Go, joins Masergy SD-WAN Pro in the company portfolio, both being fully managed services...
Source: Light Reading

 

26 May 2017Google to Rearchitect its Data Centres as it Shifts to AI First Strategy AI is driving Google to rethink all its products and services, said Sundar Pichai, Google CEO, at the company's Google IO event...
Source: Converge! Network Digest

 

26 May 2017Windstream Launches SDN-Orchestrated Waves Leverages the company's ongoing SDN deployment strategy, by introducing optical wave services...
Source: Light Reading

 

25 May 2017Windows switch to Git almost complete: 8,500 commits and 1,760 builds each day The Windows team's migration to Git is almost complete...
Source: Ars Technica

 

25 May 2017Sprint executive: Chaos in open source indicative of startup culture, and that's just fine Normative standards bodies are sort of like Fortune 500 companies. They have a purpose, they're big in scale and scope...
Source: FierceWireless

 

25 May 2017CenturyLink CTO bemoans network complexity, trumpets 'minimum viable product' "We need to take all the complexity out of the business," Hussain, CenturyLink's CTO, said...
Source: FierceTelecom

 

23 May 2017Creating a New Ecosystem for NFV SDN Technical and Business Development Collaboration with other service providers in commercializing new technologies and the role of integrators are both growing in importance...
Source: NTT Technical Review

 

23 May 2017How Manx Telecom used NFV to navigate challenges of being a small scale telco "We felt we should inject some new software suppliers that could offer NFV-type services"...
Source: Mobile Europe

 

18 May 2017Google brings 45-teraflops tensor flow processors to its compute cloud Up to 256 chips can be joined together for 11.5 petaflops of machine learning power...
Source: Ars Technica

 

18 May 2017Verizon Sees SDN as a Pillar of Network Streamlining, Cost Reduction In laying out areas of planned network streamlining, John Stratton, president of customer and product operations at Verizon, cited SDN and virtualization...
Source: SDxCentral

 

18 May 2017Secure Architecture for Critical Infrastructure We have introduced countermeasures for wide area networks in order to protect the security of key infrastructures...
Source: NTT Technical Review

 

17 May 2017Telefónica 'gets its hands dirty' with new OnLife Network In his keynote, Lopez offered new details about the OnLife architecture...
Source: TM Forum Inform

 

17 May 2017Open Compute Project Works on CPE in its Telco Group The Open Compute Project (OCP) initially focused on data centers. And since the open source project began in 2011 it has quickly flourished...
Source: SDxCentral

 

16 May 2017Research and Development of Security Concerns Relating to Growing Threats and Business Opportunities The Internet of Things era has resulted in many devices with security vulnerabilities being connected to networks...
Source: NTT Technical Review

 

16 May 2017BSS Is BS, Says KPN Tech Boss "We've spent zillions of dollars on BSS but who is in need of a bill?" said Hoving during a panel session...
Source: Light Reading

 

16 May 2017Telstra wrapping SDN, NFV and cloud in a single platform for customers Telstra said today it plans a "significant capability upgrade" for its core international IP network...
Source: Computerworld Australia

 

16 May 2017Sprint Debuts Open Source NFV/SDN Platform Developed with Intel Labs Sprint said its solution - dubbed C3PO - is designed to streamline mobile core architecture by collapsing multiple components...
Source: Wireless Week

 

15 May 2017Coming soon to your home in the near future? A Jetsons-like world of virtual and augmented reality, that's the message Phil McKinney, President & CEO, CableLabs, delivered to the crowd gathered at NFV World Congress...
Source: TM Forum Inform

 

15 May 2017Swisscom unveils NFV service for businesses Swisscom has launched a new network virtualisation service for businesses called Swisscom Enterprise Connect. The service uses SDN/NFV...
Source: Telecompaper

 

15 May 2017BT Eyes Federated Network Slicing for Roaming Speaking at the 2017 NFV World Congress, Mansoor Hanif, director of converged networks research lab at BT said...
Source: SDxCentral

 

15 May 2017CableLabs Takes On Network Virtualization A few weeks ago, it released its second report, this one offering more detail on virtual provisioning interfaces...
Source: Light Reading

 

11 May 2017Verizon Readies its Universal CPE Verizon Enterprise Solutions discussed the uCPE at last week's NFV World Congress...
Source: Light Reading

 

10 May 2017Verizon and AT&T Exit From Cloud Business Applauded by Analysts Telecommunications operators continue to juggle their cloud operations...
Source: SDxCentral

 

10 May 2017Google Puts Cloud-Native NFV to the Test in India Building evidence that carrier services can indeed be delivered in a cloud-native fashion, based on microservices built from containers...
Source: Light Reading

 

10 May 2017Telcos Digging In on Open Source NFV Speakers from BT, Orange and Telefónica said at last week's NFV World Congress in San Jose...
Source: Light Reading

 

9 May 2017CenturyLink Latest to Claim Virtualization Cost Benefits At least $200 million in annual capex reduction tied to the build-out of its virtualized network...
Source: SDxCentral

 

9 May 2017Verizon Open Source White Box 'Coming Soon,' VP says During his Tuesday keynote at the 2017 NFV World Congress...
Source: SDxCentral

 

30 April 2017Amazon Dominates the Cloud as AWS Revenue Soars in Q1 Amazon's net income rose to $724 million in first quarter with AWS revenue accounting for most of its profits at $809 million...
Source: SDxCentral

 

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

 

28 April 2017Open 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 2017AT&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: TelecomTV

 

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