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 23 March 2017 CenturyLink 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: Sdx central

 

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: Fierce Telecom

 

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