Semtech Corporation, a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, joined ZTE Corporation, a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the mobile Internet, today to formally announce the launch of ZTE’s first Internet of Things (IoT) Demonstration Base (CLAA IoT Demonstration Base) dedicated to LoRa Technology in Nanjing, China.
Xura, Inc., a leading provider of digital communications services, today announced an agreement with the Telefonica Group, to become a global messaging partner across all countries operated by the multinational. As part of the agreement, Xura will deploy its Message Controller (MCO) solution across Telefonica’s network, providing an advanced, multifunctional messaging platform that will play a key role in the evolution of the operator’s messaging infrastructure.
Epsilon, a privately owned global communications service provider, was selected by Qube Managed Services, a leading international managed hosting provider, to deliver its Cloud Link Exchange (CloudLX) cloud connectivity platform. Qube Managed IT services will offer its customers high-performance connectivity to cloud service providers including Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure as well as other cloud service providers and global internet exchanges.
Windstream, a leading provider of advanced network communications, today announced a strategic partnership with Cambridge Broadband Networks (CBNL) and Straight Path Communications Inc. that will significantly expand the last-mile fixed wireless options for Windstream customers in 40 markets across the country. CBNL is the market leader in millimeter wave licensed point-to-multipoint (PMP), and Straight Path is the largest licensed millimeter wave spectrum holder in the U.S.
NETSCOUT SYSTEMS, INC. a leading provider of business assurance, a powerful combination of service assurance, cybersecurity, and business intelligence solutions, today announced the NETSCOUT edition of the OptiView XG network analysis tablet with a new customizable dashboard, enhanced reporting and integration with the NETSCOUT nGeniusONE Service Assurance platform. NETSCOUT’s portable analyzer provides infrastructure diagnostics for both wireless and wired LANs.
As the demand for cloud services rises, opportunities for communications service providers increase. The Internet of Things (IoT) and the Industrial IoT (IIoT) open up myriad possibilities, while software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) provide greater efficiencies and tailored service offerings
At the same time, there’s a world of unknowns to conquer and challenges to overcome.
The introduction of the embedded SIM (eSIM) technology to consumer markets is imminent. Management consultancy Mücke, Sturm & Company shows impressively in their latest expert study that all stakeholders are going to benefit from the technological innovation but one: The mobile network operators. The study participants fear more competition, a lower customer loyalty and a loss of previous relationships through the eSIM introduction for mobile network operators.
Netcracker Technology announced today that Telefónica UK, which operates as O2, has extended and expanded its relationship with Netcracker by signing a multiyear renewal, including an enterprise license for its Revenue Management solution. O2 supports 20 million subscribers in its retail and wholesale business lines using Netcracker software and services.
Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) today announced Ericsson Expert Analytics Release 16.1, which extends its market-leading, award-winning Customer Experience Management (CEM) solution to multi-play networks. The new release gives operators a holistic, 360-degree view of multi-play and fixed-line customer experience. The software-based solution will become available in Q4 2016.
Intraway, a global leader in Quality of Experience measuring and reporting solutions, today announced that Telefónica (NYSE: TEF) has selected Intraway’s unique Quality of Experience (QX) active probing solution, to deliver a measurement and reporting system for fixed broadband and mobile services across Telefónica’s global footprint. Intraway will provide a real-time and historical customer experience performance visibility system for OTT and other IP services, relying in a system already being used by other top CSP's in the Americas over the past 5 years.
Historically, network infrastructure is the most expensive component in a mobile operator's overall CAPEX, which holds true in China, the biggest and fastest growing 4G market in the world. This report provides an in-depth overview of market revenue, equipment shipments, and the competitive landscape for carriers. Buy now