Sonus Leads in NFV with Cloud-Optimized Session Border Controller

Enables Service Providers to Offer Real-Time Communications in Public and Private Clouds

Sonus Networks, Inc a global leader in secure and intelligent Cloud communications, announced today key enhancements to its Session Border Controller Software edition (SBC SWe). With these updates, Sonus’ industry-leading SBC SWe allows service providers to break free from proprietary hardware and accelerate real-time communications in public and private Clouds.

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.

FCC Takes Stance on Broadband Wireless Spectrum and TDM Voice Transition

US becomes first to open high-band spectrum for 5G networks; FCC Also Announces Expedited Legacy Voice Transition for CSPs

FCC TAKES STEPS TO FACILITATE MOBILE BROADBAND AND NEXT GENERATION WIRELESS TECHNOLOGIES IN SPECTRUM ABOVE 24 GHZ

New rules will enable rapid development and deployment of next generation 5G technologies and services

OpenCloud opens VoLTE for third-party development

OpenCloud has packaged Clearwater IMS, OpenIMS HSS and OpenCloud Sentinel VoLTE TAS in a single, downloadable image

OpenCloud, the telecoms software innovator, has today launched a single VoLTE image – a downloadable software package for software engineers to develop Voice and Video over LTE services. The image comprises of the OpenCloud Sentinel VoLTE Telecom Application Server (TAS), Clearwater IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) from Metaswitch and the OpenIMS Home Subscriber Server (HSS). 

The software package provides a fully-functioning, live environment to show how developers can rapidly create unique VoLTE services for operators’ business and consumer customers. 

Tigo Business and Microsoft Announce Partnership

Partnership Will Provide Cloud Services to Eight Markets in Latin America

Millicom’s Tigo Business brand and Microsoft today announce a Microsoft Cloud OS Network (COSN) partnership to deliver cloud computing benefits to businesses in the Latam region. The partnership will enable the delivery of innovative applications and cloud services to the business community in Colombia, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Bolivia and Paraguay.

Procera Networks Wins Policy Enforcement and Analytics Order From Tier 1 APAC Telco

Ensuring High QoE for Live Streaming Video Services for Millions of Subscribers

Procera Networks today announced a multi-million dollar policy enforcement and analytics deployment with a tier one APAC fixed operator. The operator is integrating Procera’s policy enforcement solutions alongside a Policy and Charging Rules Function (PCRF) solution from another vendor to deliver advanced Quality of Service (QoS) for streaming video services on their network.

Nordic Semiconductor unveils product roadmap for low power cellular Internet of Things

Low power cellular IoT technology will form a key part of IoT infrastructure

Nordic Semiconductor, a leading provider of ultra low power wireless connectivity, today announces the development of a low power LTE technology for cellular Internet of Things (IoT). This development leverages Nordic Semiconductor's more than 10 years of leadership in ultra low power (ULP) wireless and its recruitment of a highly-talented and experienced group of cellular R&D engineers in Finland (formerly employed by the Finnish arms of Nokia, Ericsson, Motorola, and Broadcom).

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.

Spectrum Frontiers and 5G Policy Live Video Webinar - July 14

TIA Now Live

Join the Telecommunications Industry Association for a live video panel discussion of spectrum policy related to 5G, including the FCC’s Spectrum Frontiers rules that are expected to be adopted earlier in the day.

Date: Thursday, July 14, 2016

Time: 2:00 - 3:00 pm EDT

The panel will be live-streamed and a recording will be available afterwards. Follow @tiaonline during the broadcast and join the conversation using #5G.

SPEAKERS

Dean Brenner, SVP, Government Affairs, Qualcomm

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