Mobile Security Industry Calls for 5G Standard to Provide Security Appropriate to Use Case

New paper recommends that 5G security decisions are based on data value, level of risk & device cost

SIMalliance has published a new technical white paper, which analyses functional and security requirements, together with proposed solutions, across five market segments for 5G – massive IoT, critical communications, enhanced mobile broadband, vehicle to X (V2X) and network operations.

Semtech, ZTE to Launch IoT Demo Bases for LoRa Tech at 2016 China LoRa IoT Summit

China LoRa Application Alliance (CLAA) To Deploy 1st China LPWAN

Semtech Corporation, a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, joined ZTE Corporation, a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the mobile Internet, today to formally announce the launch of ZTE’s first Internet of Things (IoT) Demonstration Base (CLAA IoT Demonstration Base) dedicated to LoRa Technology in Nanjing, China.

Nokia Announces “Three Steps to Heaven” Network Transformation Plan

Calls for better partnerships between vendors and operators to transform networks

Greater partnership working will be a critical factor in operators achieving network transformation while also meeting the current unprecedented demand for broadband capacity and quality of service needs across the world, Nokia’s VP of Fixed Networks Professional Services said last week.

 Coert de Boer was addressing the opening day conference at the Broadband World Forum, in London, where Nokia is also showcasing its Gigabit Smart Build portfolio launched last week.

Telefónica Group selects Xura as a Global Messaging Partner

Xura’s Message Controller is NFV ready and incorporates next generation SMS firewall for spam and fraud control

Xura, Inc., a leading provider of digital communications services, today announced an agreement with the Telefonica Group, to become a global messaging partner across all countries operated by the multinational. As part of the agreement, Xura will deploy its Message Controller (MCO) solution across Telefonica’s network, providing an advanced, multifunctional messaging platform that will play a key role in the evolution of the operator’s messaging infrastructure.

Windstream to Expand Fixed Wireless Technology in 40 Markets

Deploying CBNL’s VectaStar 39GHz PMP radios to rapidly extend metro fiber networks

Windstream, a leading provider of advanced network communications, today announced a strategic partnership with Cambridge Broadband Networks (CBNL) and Straight Path Communications Inc. that will significantly expand the last-mile fixed wireless options for Windstream customers in 40 markets across the country. CBNL is the market leader in millimeter wave licensed point-to-multipoint (PMP), and Straight Path is the largest licensed millimeter wave spectrum holder in the U.S.

Ixia and DataArt Join to Deliver Carrier NFV Automation Solution

Collaboration speeds time-to-market of NFV-based services with test capabilities

Ixia a leading provider of network test, visibility, and security solutions, and DataArt, the global technology consulting firm that creates end-to-end solutions, have joined together to develop an automation solution that accelerates the delivery of fully tested Network Function Virtualization (NFV) based services for carriers around the world.

Netrounds Partners with NEC/Netcracker to Drive Network Analytics for Agile Networks

Accelerates SDN Automated Service Assurance and Active, Full Service Lifecycle Testing

Netrounds, a leading provider of active network analytics and software-based test and service assurance solutions for communications service providers (CSPs), announced today that it has joined the NEC/Netcracker SDN Partner Space ecosystem and is collaborating with NEC and Netcracker, providers of software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) solutions as well as business and operations support systems (BSS/OSS).

Infinera, OIF and ONF to Demonstrate Multi-Vendor Transport SDN Interoperability

Enables service providers to create new revenue streams and automate network operations

Infinera, a provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, announced it has joined the Optical Internetworking Forum (OIF) and the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) to demonstrate multi-vendor, multi-layer software defined networking (SDN) Transport Application Programming Interface (T-API) interoperability with the Infinera Xceed Software Suite and the DTN-X Family of packet optical transport platforms.

Leti & Institute for Information Industry of Taiwan Partner on IoT, 5G

Collaboration to include work on platforms to provide real-world validation of solutions

Leti, an institute of CEA Tech, and the Institute for Information Industry of Taiwan (III), a non-profit non-governmental technology development organization, today announced an agreement for mutual exploration of a wide range of information and communications technology (ICT) related to the Internet of Things (IoT) and 5G wireless connectivity.

IItaltel Showcases Enhanced SDN & NFV Products at SDN & Openflow World Congress

Dynamic Admission Control allows smart allocation of business critical network resources

Italtel – a leading telecommunications company in all-IP communication, Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) and Software Defined Networking (SDN) – today announced it will demo both its SDN application Netwrapper and the enhanced version of its Session Border Controller NetMatch-S Cloud Inside with Virtual Network Function (VNF) Manager at SDN & OpenFlow World Congress.

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