Successful Demo of Optical Access Network 'Elastic Lambda Aggregation Network'

Elastic access-metro integrated network, flexible transmission speed and optical frequency

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, Hitachi, Ltd., Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd., Keio University, KDDI Research, Inc. and Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd. have jointly challenged the advanced future network for 2030 and beyond by conducting innovative studies on "Elastic Lambda Aggregation Network"(1).

Inmarsat launches BGAN Standard+ pricing for satcom service

Scalable price opens market segments, enabling companies and government to innovate

Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, has announced a new pricing structure for its Broadband Global Area Network (BGAN) satellite communication terminals - BGAN Standard+. This pricing provides a dynamic structure that caps additional monthly subscription charges at 30GB taking advantage of unused capacity on the Inmarsat network. <?xml:namespace prefix = o />

Unlocking the Business Value of 4G

Can MNOs meet demand and escalating dependence on the cloud in their operations?

With ubiquitous superfast broadband still some way in the future, despite additional government investment into new fibre infrastructure, many UK businesses are still struggling to attain a reliable, consistent and fast internet connection. With an ever increasing reliance on cloud based applications to run their businesses, organisations should now be concerned about how to implement essential internet resilience for all of their sites to ensure uninterrupted business operations.

China Telecom and Transatel to Offer 4G-LTE Data for Laptops and Tablets in China

Partners in the UK since 2011, and in France since 2013, providing connectivity options to the Chinese community abroad

China Telecom and Transatel are opening the commercial services in China for inbound roaming LTE data services. Transatel is one of the first operators to benefit from the new infrastructure via its SIM 901, a global data SIM card launched in 2015 and offering seamless cellular coverage in over 100 countries and destinations. This agreement is the latest in the series of successful commercial deals between the two companies. They have partnered in the UK since 2011, and in France since 2013, to provide attractive connectivity options to the Chinese community abroad.

RTI-C and NEC Begin Construction of HK-G Submarine Cable System

Expected to be completed in Q4 2019, 48Tb capacity to serve bandwidth demand growth in Asia

RTI Connectivity Pte. Ltd. (RTI-C) and NEC Corporation announced that construction of the Hong Kong - Guam Cable system (HK-G) has officially commenced. The 3,900 kilometer undersea cable, featuring 100 gigabit per second (Gbps) optical transmission capabilities, will deliver design capacity of more than 48 terabits per second (Tbps), and is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2019.

FCC Takes Steps to Promote Wireless Broadband Deployment

Removing Barriers to Investment Needed for America’s 5G Future

The Federal Communications Commission today opened a proceeding to identify and address unnecessary regulatory barriers to wireless infrastructure deployment.  The Commission’s goal is to promote the rapid deployment of advanced wireless broadband service to all Americans. 

Vodafone Egypt Partners with Procera to Enhance Broadband Experience

Procera delivering virtualized subscriber quality of experience analytics

Procera Networks today revealed a multi-year, multi-million dollar partnership with Vodafone Egypt to enhance the subscriber experience for its fixed and mobile subscribers. Procera was selected for the deployment after a competitive evaluation due to the strength of their virtualized solution offering for subscriber experience analytics, even as encryption becomes prevalent on the Internet. Vodafone Egypt is the largest mobile operator in Egypt with a customer base exceeding 39 million.

Comcast Joins LoRa Alliance as Sponsor Member

Follows recent selection of LoRaWAN for its machineQ enterprise IoT network

The LoRa Alliance™, the global association of over 400 companies backing the LoRaWAN™ standard for low-power wide-area IoT (Internet of Things) networks (LPWANs), today announced that Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) has formally joined the Alliance as a Sponsor member, and will join the Board of Directors. Additionally, Comcast will host the Alliance’s 8th All-Members Meeting, Open House and Marketplace Exhibition from June 12-14, 2017, at The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia.

FatPipe Networks Collaborates with Wind River to Accelerate NFV Deployment

SD-WAN Platform integrated with 'Titanium Cloud' optimizes SD-WAN and NFV for CSPs and TEMs

FatPipe® Networks, the inventor and multiple patents holder of software-defined networks for wide area connectivity and hybrid WANs, today announced it has integrated its SD-WAN (Software Defined WAN) platform with Wind River Titanium Cloud as the carrier-grade foundation to showcase and validate its Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) solution.

Tech-Policy Think Tank Says US Should Focus Broadband Plan First on Unserved Areas

Rely on mechanisms such as reverse auctions and avoid spending on inefficient

Supporting the deployment of broadband in high-cost rural areas should be a significant component of any infrastructure plan, says the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF). In a new report out today, the leading tech-policy think tank argues new broadband infrastructure support should rely on proven mechanisms such as reverse auctions and avoid pouring more resources into inefficient programs like the Department of Agriculture’s Rural Utilities Service.

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