The flow of personal data across borders has been a contentious issue recently—and one that will see important developments in the coming months. As European leaders prepare to implement a new approach to regulating online transfers of data to and from the U.S., there is a lot at stake for both small and large companies.
CSPs and the Telecom API Ecosystem
Application Programming Interfaces enable network operators to capitalize on existing network infrastructure to facilitate third-party creation of an array of business opportunities for carriers on a global basis.
What is an API?
FIME today announces that its Global test tool is qualified for MasterCard cloud-based payment (MCBP) mobile application testing. Mobile payment solution providers and payment issuers can now validate the functional compliance of their host card emulation (HCE) mobile payments solutions against MCBP Specifications prior to the formal certification stage, reducing product time to market.
Cisco and Roku Inc. today announce a collaboration to enable the Cisco VideoGuard Everywhere video service protection solution on Roku streaming players and Roku TVs.
Cisco VideoGuard Everywhere enables pay-TV operators to secure their content distribution to a wide variety of devices, which now includes Roku streaming players and Roku TVs. This collaboration will enable VideoGuard Everywhere to support the Charter Spectrum TV app available on Roku devices.
Keysight Technologies Inc. announced new collaborations with China Mobile on key 5G technologies. This includes channel measurement and modeling and massive MIMO over-the-air (OTA) testing. China Mobile is the world’s largest mobile network operator. This work is a continuation and strengthening of the 5G collaborations with China Mobile Communications Co. Ltd. Research Institute (CMRI) that began in 2014.
INOC, a 24×7 Network Operations Center (NOC) and global provider of technology infrastructure monitoring, reporting and support services, announces it is launching a new Network Operations Center dedicated to supporting optical network infrastructure. This dedicated NOC is designed to respond to the growing demand from enterprises and Communications Service Providers (CSPs) that need to satisfy complex and evolving requirements.
A new Carrier ENUM model from TNS is promising to help carriers reduce call setup times, resolve route lookup queries faster and relieve the headache associated with complex data management processes.
TNS’ Shared Registry Carrier ENUM is a hybrid solution that combines the benefits of a shared multi-tenant registry, private ENUM and a full national number portability database. Participating operators can resolve queries quicker within one shared registry rather than using the standard GSMA distributed model that reaches out to the National Root ENUM service.
‘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
Casa Systems, a worldwide leader in next-generation cable edge technology, today announced that it will be showcasing its award-winning, intelligent Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP) design that is powering the race to multi-gigabit services at the Internet and Television Expo (INTX) from May 16-18, in Boston. At booth #1256, Casa will demonstrate its integrated CCAP, full spectrum DOCSIS 3.1 and Distributed Access Architecture (DAA) solutions.
Global Capacity, the leading connectivity as a service company, announces its participation at International Telecoms Week (ITW) 2016, taking place in Chicago, May 8-11. ITW is the annual meeting for the global wholesale telecommunications community, bringing together participants from around the world and providing the opportunity to learn and network with industry peers, suppliers and customers.
Geo IoT is anticipated to move well beyond simply the ability to determine proximity for commerce and various retail applications. Longer term, presence detection and location determination will be a critical aspect of IoT privacy, security, and preference management for both consumer and industrial applications.
Analysis of the DAS market, including carrier WiFi, small cells, and SON, and the leading companies in the DAS ecosystem and their solutions. The report also includes evaluation of market drivers, challenges, and provides forecasts for 2016 to 2021.
Comprehensive coverage of NGN OSS/BSS including opportunities within Big Data and IoT, analysis of the drivers and issues related to the technical and business aspects of OSS/BSS, deployments and operations issues, and quantitative analysis with forecasts for anticipated growth through 2021.