Dual-band LTE trials coming later this summer.
Just virtualizing things doesn't solve the basic problem of getting services to market at Internet speeds.
Network operators are taking a good look at their own operations and culture as they figure out how SDN and NFV will figure in their future, says ONF executive director and BTE keynote speaker Dan Pitt.
NFV, SDN and the changing role of standards will trigger the debate at two pre-BTE (Big Telecom Event) workshops.
Android's phenomenal market penetration has prompted alternative smartphone OS developments from Samsung and China.
Two largest US MSOs expand their commercial WiFi offerings in twin but separate moves to win more business customers and stimulate greater wireless use.
MKM Partners says that AT&T is working on a "Project Stream" broadcast LTE update for its network.
Tighter integration across the Mac, iPhone, and iPad potentially makes carriers less important.
Remote device diagnostics and support is sparking plans for other connected devices and use cases for the device data.
With its new HomeKit home automation platform, Apple is ready to compete with both cable and telecom companies and retail smart home players.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica closes pay-TV acquisition; Riedel hooks up to Viatel; Liquid Applications flow in Saudi.
Is T-Mobile the master of smile moments? Two industry figures' tips on customer-centricity sound a lot like the Magenta carrier's recent 'uncarrier' moves.
Arista Networks, MobileIron, and more could show whether the tech IPO market has got its mojo back this summer.
Google explores yet another method of getting Internet access into the hands of more of the world's population.
Operators agree on value of open source, but take different approaches to how it's going to be used.
Cloud services are in demand in Asia/Pacific, but the telcos are still finding their feet in the market.
Combining Reverb Network's centralized SON with Guavus' big data analytics platform gives operators deeper insights into the core of their network.
Carrier wastes no time in talking up WiFi calling on new Apple OS update.
Apple is diving into the Internet of Things, making another attempt to jump-start its cloud strategy, and tightening integration between Macs, iPads, and iPhones.
Analyst George Notter says that AT&T slowed its capital spending this spring.
Chinese vendor has a sizeable OSS/BSS presence and has been bolstering its software platform in an effort to attract new standalone business.
Even after all these years and all this talking, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler thinks this Net Neutrality thing hasn't been discussed enough.
Viaplay has deployed the ThinkAnalytics cloud-based content search and recommendation engine with customers in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and Finland.
Seven new cable products take the stage this year, covering a wide range of the technology spectrum.
Don Clarke, one of the leading NFV figures at BT, has jumped ship to help develop next-gen technologies for cable operators.
MSO says a one-year implementation of a 'lean and agile' framework is on its way to bringing in more than $100 million in savings.
Ericsson will completely replace the carrier's legacy systems with its Service Agility suite for billing and IT.
At the TM Forum Live! In Nice, cable operators see a real opportunity to generate more revenues from small and midsized business users.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom closes GTS deal; AlcaLu offers €1 billion in bonds.
Companies are starting to offer WebRTC-enabled services, and the network operators are – and should be – taking note.
The changes ahead will rip apart the current telecom operator culture and carriers need to be prepared.
Global service provider routers and switch revenue increased only 2% year-over-year, according to research from Infonetics, which attributes the slowdown to caution in the face of technology transformation.