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By Brian Santo, Senior editor, Test & Measurement / Components, Light Reading, 1/30/2017
The 25 Gigabit Ethernet Consortium declared its recent plugfest a success after the vast majority of devices -- many operating at 25G and roughly half again at 50G -- ...
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Keysight has emerged as the victor in the race to acquire Ixia, landing its prey with an all-cash deal worth $1.6 billion.
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Telefónica has confirmed Huawei's position as a key virtualization partner by awarding the Chinese vendor a significant role in its next-generation network program, ...
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 1/26/2017
Test technology specialist Ixia is in demand as an acquisition target, with Keysight seemingly in pole position to make a takeover bid, according to a report from ...
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Every vendor of virtualization technology is promising to help network operators get services to market faster, but Calix today is tackling one of the tougher ...
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Service providers around the world have already begun lab testing and trial deployments of G.fast technology. The majority of this early work has been accomplished ...
By Brian Santo, Senior editor, Test & Measurement / Components, Light Reading, 1/13/2017
The first certified G.fast products are due to hit the market in the next few months, but in the meantime there's more work required just to ensure that different ...
By Brian Santo, Senior editor, Test & Measurement / Components, Light Reading, 1/5/2017
Test and measurement companies have been involved in ongoing merger and acquisition (M&A) activity, though they've avoided the frenzy that the semiconductor and ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 1/4/2017
AT&T, Ericsson, and Qualcomm say that they are getting ready to test the initial 3GPP 5G New Radio (NR) specification in the second half of 2017.
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