Avi gains funding for its application load balancing, security and analytics software.
Vodafone and Telefónica are unwinding parts of their network-sharing deal in response to soaring usage of mobile data services.
5G PCs from Acer, Dell, HP and more are expected in 2019.
Short mobile masts, inability to access fiber networks and BT's market dominance remain regulatory bugbears for Vodafone as it prepares to roll out 5G services.
Cisco becomes first cable vendor to introduce software-based version of its broadband router, touching off what will likely be a fresh wave of competition.
The UK government has given the go signal to both Comcast and Fox for their respective bids for UK pay-TV giant Sky, paving the way for a bidding war.
Consolidation may have run its course in CenturyLink's US markets, but not in Europe, says the operator's EMEA president.
Module vendors team up to develop interoperable coherent 100G and 200G modules that, they hope, will help them corner the lion's share of the telco metro optical market.
This week: The impact of the new EU data privacy regulation; Nokia's wearables misadventures; the tangled web of virtualization; and more.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Qualcomm appeals against antitrust fine; meet the new Martin Dawes; Iskratel and Teleste join forces on GPON/DOCSIS hybrid.
Service providers surveyed for this report are cautiously optimistic about automating business/operations support system (B/OSS) – more than half are already taking steps to automate B/OSS, and even more plan to do so within the next two years.
Charter readies its Spectrum Mobile offering.
Microsoft announced plans to acquire GitHub Monday, but said it won't force its technologies down developers' throats. GitHub will support ‘any operating system, any cloud and any device,’ Microsoft says.
Pursuing another use for cable's DOCSIS-based HFC networks, CableLabs launches R&D lab for cell backhaul applications.
UK-based operator slashes thousands of jobs in efficiency drive while handing generous pay increases to senior management figures.
CenturyLink's James Feger explains why converting some central offices into data centers may be necessary but also notes it won't be easy.
Automation was one of the key themes discussed at the recent Big Communications Event (BCE), including how artificial intelligence, predictive analytics, intent-based networking and open source solutions are all helping CSPs on their journey to zero-touch automation.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: GSMA trumpets NB-IoT roaming breakthrough; new CTO at Orange Belgium; ETNO fears intra-EU call regulation; Stirling work for CityFibre.
The Chinese equipment vendor is deemed a security threat by some Australian politicians.
A BCE keynote panel comprising speakers from Colt, Windstream and Wind River, plus industry strategic advisor David Amzallag, discuss the evolution of business models and procurement relationships as more and more functions are developed and monetized in software rather than hardware.
Red Hat updates Fuse with new capabilities designed to connect custom and packaged applications for new business process connectivity and automation.
Both have completed data calls using the 3GPP 5G NR standards.
In today's regional roundup: Can GTT get the best out of Interoute?; Orange Spain claims optical backbone milestone; KPN to close its OTT TV service; and other end-of-week stuff.
This week in our WiC roundup: Ms. Geek Rwanda changes the game; automation will steal women's jobs first; our new CEO idol; and more.
Jan Geldmacher, President at Sprint Business, looks at how science fiction is becoming science fact and explains why 5G is so important to Sprint.