GlobalPlatform Launches China Task Force

Forum for Chinese members to outline region's network security requirements

05 December – GlobalPlatform has launched a China Task Force (CTF) to give Chinese members, and all GlobalPlatform members with

business interests in China, a dedicated platform to identify and agree on requirements from the region and work directly with

Chinese industry and standards associations. The group will share its insights with GlobalPlatform's technical committees to

HomeGrid Forum names Xingtera first G.hn certified silicon vendor in China

Chipset allows networking over any form of cabling at a rate of 1 Gigabit per second

News highlights:
  • HomeGrid Forum announces first G.hn certification for a Chinese silicon vendor
  • Xingtera’s XT1800 G.hn chipset has achieved full certification
 
HomeGrid Forum today announced that Xingtera's XT1800 G.hn chipset has been awarded its prestigious G.hn certification, recognizing a high-performance product that allows networking over any form of cabling at a rate of 1 Gigabit per second - a direct result of Xingtera's ongoing dedication to the development of the chipset.
 
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ADVA Optical Oscilloquartz Synchronizes Indian Defense's National Transport Network

Meets strict requirements with precise frequency and phase delivery across mission-critical infrastructure

Oscilloquartz, an ADVA Optical Networking company, announced today that it has been selected to synchronize a nationwide core transport network being built for India's armed forces. The 60,000km infrastructure is being constructed by a consortium led by Himachal Futuristic Communications (HFCL). The enormous greenfield transport network, referred to as Network for Spectrum (NFS), will play a critical role in serving the communication needs of India's defense forces.

Prpl foundation collaborating with FCC Working Group on Software Controlled Radio

Non-profit with goal to bridge IoT markets, open source community, regulators and consumers

It was confirmed today that Eric Schultz, community manager for the not for profit prpl Foundation, the open-source, community-driven, collaborative, foundation with a focus on enabling next-generation datacenter-to-device portable software and virtualised architectures, has been collaborating with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Technological Advisory Council Software Controlled Radios Sub-Working Group.

UNIFI Acquires WIS Telecom To Accelerate Global Carrier Business Growth

WIS is ranked by Telegeography as the 15th largest international carrier worldwide

UNIFI Communications, Inc., a leading US-based international telecommunications carrier, announced today that it has acquired 100% of WIS Telecom S.p.A. and its subsidiary, WIS Telecom S.A., from Libero Acquisition S.a.r.l., an investment vehicle of Orascom TMT Investments S.à r.l. (“OTMTI”), majority-owned by Mr.

Gemalto Extends Remote Provisioning to Consumer Devices with GSMA Compliant Solution

Allows mobile operators, OEMs and service providers to invent new 'on the fly' services

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) the world leader in digital security, has introduced an enhanced version of its LinqUs On-Demand Connectivity Platform that is fully compliant with the latest update to the GSMA Consumer Remote SIM Provisioning Specification. As a result, it enables device makers and mobile operators to provide subscribers with out-of-the-box connectivity for any type of consumer device fitted with an eSIM (embedded SIM), including smartphones, tablets and wearables, as well as seamless subscription management throughout the product lifecycle.

5G is impossible without full convergence, reveals Wireless Broadband Alliance Annual Industry Report 2016

IoT and 5G are impractical without convergence and coexistence of licensed and unlicensed technologies

The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), in partnership with Maravedis-Rethink, has today published its Annual Industry Report for 2016, revealing that the Internet of Things (IoT), the hyper-dense network and 5G will not be economic or practical without the convergence and coexistence of licensed and unlicensed technologies. Ultimately, success will depend on unlicensed technologies working in conjunction with licensed networks, enabling new performance levels and flexibility for service providers of all kinds.

Infinera Powers Cloud Scale Networks with New DTN-X Platforms

Intelligent Transport Network architecture blends web scale technologies with telco-grade, improves TCO

 Infinera, a provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, announced a number of new platforms within the award winning DTN-X Family designed to power cloud scale networks. With this announcement, Infinera is ushering in the next generation of Intelligent Transport Network architecture that blends the best of web scale technologies with the best of telco-grade technologies, yielding over 50 percent better total cost of ownership (TCO) over conventional networks.

OneAccess Embeds BroadCloud PacketSmart 7.3 into 4G Converged Services Router

One-box approach enables CSPs to bypass supplemental devices for 4G and cloud monitoring

OneAccess Networks today announces a unique multi-service access solution that enables operators and service providers to deliver BroadCloud™ PacketSmart® 7.3 VoIP quality monitoring services and 4G backup to the small to medium-sized business (SMB) market via a single device. By consolidating the number of network devices needed to deliver these services into its ONE1540 and ONE525 multi-service access routers, OneAccess enables operators to reduce capital and operational expense, provisioning time and truck rolls.

GlobalPlatform Expands Root of Trust Requirements and Definitions for IoT

Industry body details how to establish a Root of Trust using secure components

GlobalPlatform has published Root of Trust Definitions and Requirements to enable original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and service providers (SPs) to create, implement and use a Root of Trust to protect their devices and services.

The document provides a detailed technical framework, explaining how GlobalPlatform technology implements two key concepts that are integral to securing the delivery of digital services, regardless of sector:

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