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.
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 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, 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.
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 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, 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).
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 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.
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.
Dean Brenner, SVP, Government Affairs, Qualcomm
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.