What Drives Wireless Data Usage and Customer Satisfaction in the U.S.?

Nielsen mobile user survey finds it is no longer a one-size fits all market

Some say talk is cheap, but data overages sure aren't.

Exceeding the limit on a smartphone data plan is a monthly headache for many Americans. However, that doesn't stop consumers from using their phones round-the-clock to stream their favorite TV shows, download music and hail cars. Data has now become a huge, often costly, obstacle for consumers to overcome.
 

Yahoo! JAPAN Deploys Infinera Cloud Xpress for Data Center Interconnect

Hyper-scale density, operational simplicity and low power consumption

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 05, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Infinera, a provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, announced that Yahoo! JAPAN, a leading Japanese internet company, deployed the Infinera Cloud Xpress to interconnect its data centers in Osaka. The Cloud Xpress enables Yahoo! JAPAN to interconnect data centers with hyper-scale density, operational simplicity and low power consumption to deliver internet services to its customers.

Viavi's OneExpert Supports Openreach on G.fast Pilot

Modular Design, Cloud-Based Management Platform and Customer History Seal the Deal

Milpitas, Calif., December 5, 2016 – Viavi Solutions (NASDAQ: VIAV) today announced that Openreach, BT's local network business, has selected the OneExpert™ 580 xDSL field tester to support its G.fast pilot that will see ultrafast speeds provided to around 140,000 premises by March 2017. G.fast is a cutting-edge technology that allows delivery of ultrafast speeds over existing fibre to the cabinet lines.

Semtech Launches LoRa IoT Picocell for Homes and Small Businesses

Extends network coverage to hard-to-reach indoor areas enabling scalability

CAMARILLO, Calif., Nov. 29, 2016 – Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, today announced the availability of its new LoRa multi-band picocell reference design for a variety of indoor applications. Leading consumer and enterprise equipment manufacturers are currently testing the LoRa picocell reference design, using Semtech's new SX1308 picocell gateway IC coupled with a SX1255 or SX1257 LoRa® RF transceiver, and are expected to help bring low cost LoRaWAN networks to market for consumers and private enterprises.

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

Broadband Internet Advisory Group Releases IoT Security and Privacy Recommendations

Report explores the technical aspects of security and privacy of networked consumer devices

Today, the Broadband Internet Technical Advisory Group (BITAG) announced the publication of its report on the technical aspects of Internet of Things (IoT) security and privacy.

In the past few years, many devices now being connected to the Internet are not only personal computers but also a variety of devices embedded with Internet connectivity and functions. This class of devices has generally been described as the Internet of Things (IoT) and has brought with it new security and privacy risks. 

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.

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:

MultiTech Announces New Versions of Leading LoRaWAN Modules

Newest modules comply with LoRaWAN 1.0.1 Specification & are fully compatible with LoRaWAN Class C operation

Multi-Tech Systems, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of M2M and IoT devices, today announced version 2.0 of its MultiConnect® mDot™ software platform and MultiConnect® xDot™, a secure endpoint module to communicate over LoRaWAN™ networks.

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