Top Down or Bottom Up, FCC's 5G Broadband Wireless Ruling Looks Good Either Way

Even as 5G Standards Remain Undefined, FCC's 'Spectrum Frontiers' Illuminates a Path Forward

Last week, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted in favor of a new wireless broadband roadmap, aka "Spectrum Frontiers, which designates 11 GHz of licensed high-speed spectrum for LTE and 5G infrastructure, and which set rules use of 7GHz of unlicensed airwaves. Even as debates continue over the definition and standard of what is 5G, the FCC has stepped up to the plate and shown it is ready to work with industry to meet grand new goals the entire ICT ecosystem has come to expect from the next era of LTE and broadband wireless.

Telepacific Rolls Out Advanced SD-WAN Connectivity in Nationwide Pilot

Delivers Guaranteed Performance and Leading-Edge Managed Services on Any Network

The constraints of location, network and uneven performance are rapidly fading into irrelevance as communications moves from a world dependent on proprietary hardware to one defined  – and unbound – by software.  TelePacific Communications, which announced in March that it was acquiring Unified Communications and managed IT services leader DSCI in a move creating a premier national managed services carrier, is leveraging Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) capabilities to rapidly take full advantage of that sea-change in communications.

Wireless Broadband Alliance Calls for Industry to Capitalize on Wi-Fi Calling in Latest Whitepaper

Wi-Fi Calling Can Reduce Costs and Deliver a Universal Mobile Communications Service to Consumers Worldwide

The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) has today published its latest whitepaper, outlining the opportunities Wi-Fi calling presents for mobile operators, mobile broadband service providers and consumers. The paper discusses the significant role Wi-Fi calling can play in addressing industry issues such as coverage, as well as highlights the gaps in the market to help promote the deployment, use and growing momentum of Wi-Fi calling.

SK Telecom Commercializes Nationwide LoRa Network for IoT

The Company Finished Building LoRaWAN Six Months Ahead of Schedule

SK Telecom today held a press conference to announce the completion of the nationwide deployment of Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN)* based on LoRa technology; the launch of price plans for LoRa-based IoT services; and its plans to vitalize the IoT ecosystem.

Semtech’s LoRa Geolocation Solution for Low Power Wide Area Networks is Now Available

First-to-market geolocation Solution Adds GPS-Free Tracking Capability to LoRaWAN Networks

Semtech Corporation a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, today announced the addition of GPS-free geolocation capability to its LoRa wireless RF solution for Internet of Things (IoT) applications at Mobile World Congress Shanghai. The added feature is compatible with all existing LoRaWAN end nodes and the version two LoRaWAN gateway infrastructure reference design announced by Semtech earlier this year.

Genesis Technical Systems Trial Gets Gigabit Backhaul Speeds

Landmark DSL Rings Technology Achieves Ground Breaking Trial Results

Coventry, UK and Calgary, Canada

Genesis Technical Systems has completed trials of its multi-award winning network enhancing DSL Rings technology with leading North American operator, Cincinnati Bell, Inc., achieving backhaul speeds of up to a gigabit and home broadband speeds of up to 400 Mb/s, significantly exceeding pre-trial expectations.

G.hn is key to the in-home ultra-broadband experience, says HomeGrid Forum President

Speaking last week at BroadbandTV in Nashville, Donna Yasay, President of HomeGrid Forum, told the audience that G.hn is the number one technology to fulfil the needs for an in-home ultra-broadband experience, by extending Wi-Fi coverage and performance throughout the home and creating a true hybrid network over any of the available mediums.

EMC Unveils New Suite of Global Marine VSAT Services

MIRAMAR, FL

EMC today announced a new global Ku-band VSAT package of connectivity and content for ships at sea, optimized for the next-generation high-throughput satellite (HTS) networks that are now being deployed.

New Low-Power, Long-Range Radio Solution Unveiled at DAC 2016

Solution to be used for Broad Range of IoT Applications

Leuven (Belgium) and Eindhoven (the Netherlands)

Accedian Launches VisionMETRIX 4.0 for Improved SD-WAN Monitoring and Reporting

Performance Reporting Portal Connects Directly to SDN Networks, Offering Real-Time Analytics

Accedian, the end-to-end network performance experts, announced today the launch of VisionMETRIX 4.0, the latest version of its network performance monitoring and reporting web portal for service providers and operators. New features align with operator adoption of dynamic, configurable software-defined wide area networks (SD-WANs) to deliver connectivity and value-added services for business customers.

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