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.

G.fast takes center stage as Broadband Forum takes part in ITU Telecom World 2016

Forum leaders team up with Telebyte to showcase G.fast in real-world test environment

 

Broadband Forum Chairman Kevin Foster on G.fast

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VeloCloud Unveils Industry First SD-WAN Voice Quality Monitoring (VQM)

Live demos this week on how VQM can troubleshoot business critical voice calls

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 14, 2016 – VeloCloud™ Networks, Inc., the Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN™ company, today announced the unveiling of the industry's first SD-WAN solution to offer a fully featured Voice Quality Monitoring (VQM) capability. VeloCloud VQM enables Service Providers and Enterprises to monitor, diagnose and proactively troubleshoot network issues impacting business critical voice communications.

ip.access extends Presence offering with Emu Analytics partnership

Carriers increasingly seeking insights from micro proximity to add value at macro-level


14th November 2016, London, UK - ip.access has agreed a new strategic partnership with Emu Analytics – the provider of real-time contextual analytics applications. The partnership gives customers of ip.access’ Presence data monetisation service additional value and choice in terms of real-time analytics, while also enabling Emu Analytics to add carrier-based micro proximity data sets to their customer solutions.

TBC in Taiwan Launches Nagra's Digitized OpenTV 5 Platform

Enables TBC to roll out hybrid platform combining broadcast and Internet TV services

CHESEAUX, Switzerland – November 11th, 2016 – NAGRA, a Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD.S) company and the world's leading independent provider of content protection and multiscreen television solutions, announced today that Taiwan Broadband Communications (TBC), one of the leading multi-system cable operators in Taiwan, has rolled out a newly digitized platform powered by OpenTV 5.

GTT Acquires Hibernia Networks, Strategic Global Fiber Assets

Includes ultra-low latency routes, expands service portfolio and client base

McLean, VA, November 9, 2016 — GTT Communications, Inc. (NYSE: GTT), the leading global cloud networking provider to multinational clients, announced today a definitive agreement to acquire Hibernia Networks, a leading provider of global, high-speed network connectivity solutions and owner of terrestrial and subsea fiber assets including Hibernia Express, the lowest latency transatlantic cable system. The $590 million transaction consists of $515 million in cash and approximately 3.3 million shares of GTT common stock, to be issued to the sellers at closing, valued at $75 million.

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