Virtualization – the real driver for 5G networks and IoT

Virtualization will be a vital piece of the puzzle as 5G is rolled out and the IoT grows

Speed is just a question of money:  how fast do you want to go?’ is an old hot-rodder’s saying.  And it also applies to telcos and MNOs.  They have invested heavily in their 4G and LTE networks, embracing virtualization to enable faster, more agile and scalable deployments that can keep pace with the explosion in subscriber data traffic and consumption, while keeping control of their overall CAPEX and OPEX costs.  Even though these investments have already given us mobile connectivity of unprecedented speed and pervasiveness, they have only laid the foundation

Netcomm Wireless Certifies 4G WIFI M2M Router for use on Verizon Private Network

Enables the Secure Migration of Machines and Business Assets from 2G to 4G LTE

NetComm Wireless Limited a leading global developer of data communications devices, today announced that Verizon Wireless has certified the NetComm Wireless 4G WiFi M2M Router (NTC-140W-01) for use on the Verizon Wireless Private Network. Mission-critical wireless Machine-to-Machine (M2M) data can now be secured using the NTC-140W-01 to create a direct connection to internal enterprise systems over a segregated private network.

Gigamon Brings the Performance of Visibility to 100Gb Networks

Portfolio Expansion and Software Updates Enable Scaled-up Monitoring and Security

Santa Clara, CA

Gigamon Inc., the leader in traffic visibility solutions, today announced new 100Gb product offerings and software updates to its portfolio that further extend the power of its market leading visibility solutions for high-performance enterprise networks, as well as 4G/5G LTE mobile operator infrastructure.

TNS Signs First Customer For New Unique Roamer Reconnect Solution

Set to Drastically Reduce Wholesale Roaming Costs for Carriers

 Tennessee-based DTC Wireless has become the first regional operator to sign up for the revolutionary new Roamer Reconnect solution from Transaction Network Services (TNS) which is set to drastically reduce wholesale roaming costs for carriers.

Roamer Reconnect gives DTC Wireless the ability to attach subscribers back to their home network while having an active data session on a roaming partner’s network, without disrupting the flow of data to the subscriber's device.

Keysight Technologies Demonstrates Gigabit LTE-A Download Speeds

Gigabit Class 4G LTE Provides a Glimmer of 5G Enhanced Mobile Broadband

Santa Rosa, CA

Keysight Technologies, Inc. today announced successful verification of 1Gbps IP data throughput with the Snapdragon X16 LTE modem, a product of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, and the E7515A UXM wireless test set. This accomplishment brings support for LTE-A category 16 (Cat16) IP data throughput in a benchtop network emulator and was demonstrated live at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

The Future of Cell Towers

Could Advancements in Cellular Technology Make Cell Towers as We Know Them Obsolete?

With talk of a 5G mobile network slated to launch sometime in 2020, cellular carriers and consumers in the know are equally delighted: 5G will mean more than 10 times the current capacity of even the best 4G LTE. Still, with the announcement of this and other technological advancements, some are concerned about what the debut of new technology could mean for the cellular industry as we know it.

Emerson Network Power Joins Cradlepoint to Bring 4G/LTE to Critical Infrastructure

Avocent ACS6000 serial console server products will utilize Cradlepoint routers

 Columbus, OH

Acorn Technologies Licenses hellaPHYtm to Sequans Communications

Acorn’s hellaPHYtm family of IP cores for IoT to CAT 15 devices

La Jolla, CA

 Acorn Technologies, Inc., a semiconductor and telecom company, today announced that Sequans Communications,  a 4G chipmaker and leading provider of single-mode LTE chipset solutions to wireless device manufacturers worldwide, has licensed the company’s hellaPHYtm for  LTE. Sequans Communications is considering hellaPHYtm for use in future products.

Tait redefining the boundaries of critical communications at IWCE

When the safety of your people is key, organizations want to be sure that their critical communications infrastructure is a cut above.

This year, at the 2016 International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE) in Las Vegas, Tait communications will be showcasing the latest innovations that expand the boundaries of the critical communications industry.

Wireless Infrastructure Market View: Waiting for China to Come Back

Courtesy of The Microwave Journal

Figure 1

Figure 1 Trend in base station shipments by region, normalized to 2011. 2015 shipments are estimated. Source: EJL Wireless.

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