- April 15, 2020
New 2U Supermicro SuperServer provides compute in micro data centers. The vendor said it aims to help telecommunications firms adopt open systems to support edge computing.
- April 03, 2020
Technology users say the pending Federal Communications approval of additional spectrum for Wi-Fi 6 should bring much higher wireless performance than available today.
- March 13, 2020
HPE has unveiled carrier software for the 5G Core. HPE touts flexibility in pricing and tech in its 5G Core Stack, which would compete in a market dominated by six vendors.
- February 28, 2020
Experts at RSA 2020 said the United States and its allies have to solve trade disputes and combine resources to secure global 5G infrastructure against Chinese threats.
- February 27, 2020
At the RSA 2020 conference, experts said enterprise-class 5G services are years away. Obstacles include security and doubts about profitability.
- December 30, 2019
Cisco 2020: The networking giant begins the new year with an overhauled service provider business, and SD-WAN and customer challenges in the enterprise.
- December 12, 2019
Cisco's Silicon One chip launch demonstrates a willingness to embrace white box routers in the hyperscale data centers of cloud providers.
- December 04, 2019
Networking startups Arrcus, DriveNets and Volta Networks help service providers redefine routing in the data center and at the edge.
- November 14, 2019
The latest Cisco earnings report indicated a weakening in business confidence as economic uncertainties lowered tech spending by enterprises and other segments.
- October 01, 2019
The new AT&T design for open carrier-grade routing covers systems ranging from single line card devices to large hardware clusters. The design taps Broadcom's Jericho2 chip.
- September 17, 2019
Cisco acquisitions in 2019 and 2018 include three that show the company preparing for when carriers will increase spending to ready networks for next-generation business services.
- September 11, 2019
Peer-to-peer content delivery network technology from Streamroot will enable CenturyLink to reach underserved areas and offer more services to customers.
- August 15, 2019
Cisco forecast weak revenue growth in the current quarter, as service provider sales fell and product orders were flat. The company also reported being shut out of China.
- July 30, 2019
The VMware acquisition of Uhana adds AI-driven network automation to VMware's virtualization platform for carriers. VMware competes against IBM's Red Hat.
- July 23, 2019
Verizon is offering a software-defined interconnection to Equinix colo data centers. The Verizon-Equinix service is an alternative to a physical network connection.
- July 18, 2019
The latest AT&T-Microsoft partnership announcement lacked details for buyers of enterprise products and services but gave a big boost to Microsoft's Azure public cloud.
- July 10, 2019
Cisco plans to buy Acacia for $2.6 billion. Cisco's acquisition will make it a direct supplier of optical interconnects for the data centers of carriers and service providers.
- June 11, 2019
CEO Chuck Robbins said Cisco won't use the U.S. ban on Huawei exports in sales pitches. Robbins also said the Huawei ban has not had an effect on sales.
- June 06, 2019
Pluribus Networks has unveiled a gateway router for service providers that's a no-frills alternative to products from Cisco and Juniper Networks.
- May 24, 2019
The Huawei ban will spur a faster retreat from U.S. suppliers, as the Chinese tech company invests more in its manufacturing plants and adds non-U.S. partners, analysts said.
- February 27, 2019
Service providers will buy less information and communications technologies, contributing significantly to an overall slowdown in ICT spending this year and next, IDC said.
- February 21, 2019
Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Juniper Networks have introduced 5G hardware for service providers' network edge.
- January 04, 2019
Hype will likely drown out the progress the mobile 5G industry is expected to make this year in preparing for augmented reality applications and other unique services in 2020.
- December 21, 2018
The AT&T 5G network will be in seven more cities in the first half of 2019. The carrier is moving quickly with the rollout to take advantage of potential cost savings with 5G.
- July 03, 2018
Vodafone said it has finished successfully testing the open source Facebook Voyager transponder on a live network in Spain.
- February 26, 2018
A new 5G wireless technology report breaks its development into three phases, and network operators hope their investments lead to revenue down the line.
- February 12, 2018
Wireless 5G equipment sales could take off in the next two years, possibly saving wireless vendors. AT&T increases the use of bots in its business, and Verizon expands owned fiber.
- January 26, 2018
The undersea cable market has become increasingly competitive, as large content providers build new routes and wavelength prices drop, leaving telecom operators concerned.
- January 22, 2018
The capabilities of 5G wireless technology and event-driven networking hold the promise for telecommunication's future, but solving the remaining challenges will determine the outcome.
- May 03, 2017
Google Wi-Fi routers are dropping connectivity after firmware update; FCC chairman proposes less regulation for ISPs; and Facebook develops drones to deliver disaster area Wi-Fi.
- November 18, 2016
Following the presidential election, Republican leaders suggest the FCC take a pause in voting on any new FCC regulations. Plus, Facebook turns its attention to telecom.
- October 18, 2016
FCC chairman proposes reducing price caps on TDM business data services. Google Fiber and Verizon propose expansion in wireless testing locations and high-frequency spectrum, respectively.
- September 30, 2016
AT&T plans to test wireless broadband traveling near power lines; AT&T pushes its online-streaming platform, DirecTV Now; and Yahoo and Verizon weigh the effects of the largest recorded company hack on its deal.
- September 19, 2016
Silver Peak has joined a growing list of WAN vendors partnering with service providers to roll out managed SD-WAN services for enterprise customers.
- August 12, 2016
Municipalities are being urged toward Next-Generation 911 as phone companies complete fiber optic cable transition, and Google Fiber's Webpass acquisition will make wireless broadband connections possible.
- February 23, 2016
The competition is on for 5G wireless dominance at Mobile World Congress as carriers beef up their fiber networks a la Verizon's XO deal, and AT&T rolls out landline texting.
- August 12, 2015
Google Fiber plans to lay 4,000 miles of fiber optic cable in the San Antonio area; FCC voted to revise IP transition rules.
- July 30, 2015
After a year of review, the FCC approved the AT&T-DirecTV acquisition. Additionally, the FCC might add mobile speeds to its broadband review.
- July 22, 2015
New Wi-Fi Aware will enable smartphones within close proximity to communicate with each other; a new program will provide Internet access to public housing residents.
- July 15, 2015
An IEEE group advocates random MAC addresses for increased Wi-Fi security, while networking pros say enterprise security isn't strong enough for moving applications to the cloud.
- July 09, 2015
The FCC says it will intervene if broadband carriers don't improve their offerings; a new LTE technology could impact Wi-Fi, setting up a confrontation.
- July 01, 2015
A fiber optic cable advance could give networks the ability to transmit more data over longer distances at lower costs, and a Google startup will reinvent old phone booths as Wi-Fi hot spots.
- June 25, 2015
In telecom news, the FCC is looking into subsidizing broadband Internet and wants telcos to help stop robocalls.
- June 25, 2015
Juniper Networks has introduced a compact peering router aimed at service providers looking to speed up content delivery.
- June 18, 2015
In telecom news, AT&T and ONOS Project held the first CORD proof-of-concept demo at Open Networking Summit, while Los Angeles may deploy municipal Wi-Fi.
- June 10, 2015
In telecom news, technology and telecom mergers are happening at a rapid rate, while WLAN growth is slowing and cloud services are hurting PBX spending.
- June 03, 2015
In telecom news, LTE and VoLTE drive global mobile infrastructure markets; FCC chairman wants to reduce robocalls and texts; Ericsson considers a large acquisition.
- May 28, 2015
In telecom news, researchers say fiber optic cables are nearing their capacity limits, while telecom and cable providers are making gains in the home security market.
- May 19, 2015
In telecom news, Verizon snaps up AOL for mobile video and advertising technology; data center interconnect shows major revenue growth.
- May 12, 2015
In telecom news, Joytel plans to expand its service in Florida markets using dark fiber from Allied Fiber, while Huawei looks to thrive in the wake of Nokia's Alcatel-Lucent deal.
- May 06, 2015
In telecom news, Ciena has made a bid to acquire Cyan to expand its networking software portfolio, while the FCC pushes to expand broadband in rural areas.
- April 29, 2015
In telecom news, Google's Wi-Fi MVNO service officially launches for Nexus 6 phones, while Juniper Networks' first quarter exceeds expectations.
- April 22, 2015
In telecom news, Bell Labs is developing new G.fast technology, while Comcast's merger with Time Warner Cable could be in trouble.
- April 15, 2015
In telecom news, a report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows promising telecom employment numbers; broadband customers are increasingly using OTT services.
- April 08, 2015
In telecom news, a report shows that fiber services are reaching more businesses as operators increasingly deploy fiber, while the Ethernet switch market continues to hit revenue records.
- April 01, 2015
In telecom news, Verizon announced plans to build a 100 Gbps optical metro network with equipment from Cisco and Ciena, while the FCC proposed a spectrum-sharing plan for broadband providers.
- March 25, 2015
In telecom news, FCC Chair Tom Wheeler testified in defense of the commission's net neutrality vote, while Cisco expanded its networking portfolio capabilities.
- March 18, 2015
In telecom news, the FCC merger reviews for AT&T and Comcast were temporarily halted, while carriers prepare to launch OTT services.
- March 11, 2015
In telecom news, IDT Telecom is the first U.S. carrier to directly connect to Cuba after the FCC approved its Cuba telecom deal; meanwhile a new TechTarget survey found differences in SDN implementations by region.
- February 26, 2015
Internet service providers will be regulated as common carriers under Title II, as the FCC approved net neutrality rules.
- February 25, 2015
The 5G technology standard is under development as the Internet of Things and an increasing number of mobile users create demand for next-generation wireless infrastructure.
- February 25, 2015
In this news recap: VoLTE services are driving new growth in the VoIP equipment market, while Google pushes for the FCC not to regulate interconnection agreements with ISPs.
- February 12, 2015
In telecom news, service providers are making the move to hybrid cloud as a service offerings, while Verizon tries to blame net neutrality for the sale of some of its wireline operations.
- February 04, 2015
In telecom news, the FCC unveiled its proposal to reclassify the Internet under Title II, while telecom spending is expected to grow as carriers expand their networks.
- January 28, 2015
In telecom news, the Ethernet switch market is expected to reach $25 billion, while Verizon's Q4 report shows the impact of mobile carrier competition.
- January 21, 2015
In telecom news, telecom revenue slowed in 2014, while T-Mobile's 'un-carrier' business strategy was called out as unsustainable.
- January 14, 2015
In telecom news, the FCC is prepared to update its broadband definition as part of its annual broadband progress report, while an Akamai report found that only one in five broadband users is ready for 4K video.
- January 07, 2015
In telecom news, a report found little competition among ISPs at higher broadband speeds, and Google discusses potential cost benefits with Title II reclassification.
- December 10, 2014
In telecom news, the ITU ratified the G.fast broadband standard, while an Infonetics report indicates the LTE market could peak next year.
- November 26, 2014
Cisco says it won't include SDN training in its career-level certifications until the technology is more widely deployed. Will that be too late?
- May 28, 2014
Apple's CDN plans may include deals with ISPs, while an ITU study estimates three billion global Internet users by the end of 2014.
- May 05, 2011
Deciding when and how to convert IPv4 to IPv6, service providers face numerous technical and business issues; find out what matters most in this Q&A.
- October 28, 2010
Even after most major carriers launch 4G networks based on Long-Term Evolution (LTE), service providers are still going to have to support subscribers on 2G/3G legacy networks for years to come.
- February 05, 2009
A new appliance from Packet Design gives enterprises visibility into their service providers' MPLS networks. With MPLS WAN Explorer, companies can make sure that providers are delivering proper service levels and the right network architecture
- November 13, 2007
Proper revenue assurance can help limit the amount of money lost to faulty billing systems, redundantly provided services and fraud.
- November 01, 2007
Mobile TV rollouts continue moving forward with the major service providers, despite some daunting challenges.
- August 28, 2007
FMC and IMS are top of the to-do lists of service providers that are trying to differentiate themselves from the competition, according to a recent Infonetics Research study.
- July 10, 2007
Fiber optic networks require security measures to ward off fiber taps and intrusions.