Microsoft has joined the AllSeen Alliance, which develops Qualcomm's AllJoyn connected device language.
Consortium says new specs for 25 Gbit/s and 50 Gbit/s are more cost effective than current 10 Gbit/s links.
July is only 2 days old but has already witnessed multiple acquisition announcements, with the test and measurement, OSS, and mobile small cell sectors leading the way.
The open source NFV platform meeting in the Valley this week highlights some of the key shifts ongoing in telecom.
Acquisition of the DAS company will strengthen Nokia's infrastructure play – particularly in indoor enterprise environments – in the US.
Full-length video of the ATIS Panel Discussion: 'How Far Away Is the Network of the Future & What Does It Look Like?' from the Big Telecom Event (BTE) in Chicago.
With the start of Connect America Phase II, the FCC is accepting challenges on whether individual census blocks are being adequately served by existing broadband providers.
Test and measurement vendor will use the acquisition to strengthen its VoLTE and VoIP testing products.
Most connecting in the car today is done through smartphone tethering, Heavy Reading says, but Analysys Mason predicts 90% of cars will be connected in the next 10 years.
Just because SDN is better doesn't mean adoption will be easy.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica/E-Plus merger gets the EC green light; Anite profits nearly halved; Fon enters Romania.
Hon Kit Lam of Tata Communications discusses the subsea cable operator's recent 400G test with Huawei.
T-Mobile CEO calls the case 'unfounded and without merit.'
Former Cisco VP and CTO of Mobility is now the CEO of indoor mobile startup, Mist Systems.
Leading carriers and vendors in the NFV movement were scheduled to hold an 'inception meeting' this week to get things rolling.
Google acquires human-curated music app Songza to add a radio component to its Google Play music services.
Light Reading's Big Telecom Event featured plenty of packet-optical activity and discussion.
Ethernet chip specialist consolidates its expansion strategy with the planned acquisition of fellow network processor vendor.
Roberts' latest contract puts him in the top 10 of CEO salaries ever, while the TWC C-suite guys get fitted for golden parachutes.
The Detroit-based energy provider installs Tollgrade sensors in an effort to predict and avoid outages on its power network.
The vendor's head of managed services tells Bloomberg it's in talks with both operators about managing their wireless infrastructure.
Frontier hopes to boost the productivity of businesses with a service that lets them send and reply to text messages through existing landline numbers.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson doubles up in Romania; Swisscom goes contactless; mHealth advances in Africa.
As M2M matures into the Internet of Things (IoT), the technology and network requirements are becoming much more complex.