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Technology, Wireless

Proximus, Airbus Partner to Use 5G to Improve Secure Communications for Enterprises

April 15, 2024

Via: The Fast Mode

Proximus has announced a strategic partnership with Airbus, the world leader in aerospace. Together, they will launch ‘Agnet MCx’, a solution for business-critical communications and collaboration, on the Belgian market. This partnership marks a significant breakthrough in leveraging the specific […]


Mobile Networks

Stage X becomes fourth mobile operator in South Korea

February 5, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

A local consortium dubbed Stage X has been selected as the new company to operate the spectrum in the 28 GHz band, effectively becoming the country’s fourth mobile carrier, local news agency Yonhap reported. Stage X is a consortium integrated […]


Technology, Wireless

NGA highlights role of 6G in distributed sensing, communications

January 17, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

ATIS’ Next G Alliance (NGA) has published a new white paper that looks at the transformative role that future 6G technology is expected to play in enhancing integrated sensing and communication systems. NGA said that next-generation systems will enable distributed […]


News

What is Ethernet? History, evolution and roadmap

December 4, 2023

Via: Network World

Ethernet is one of the original networking technologies, having been invented 50 years ago. And yet, because of the simplicity by which the communications protocol can be deployed and its ability to incorporate modern advancements without losing backwards compatibility, Ethernet […]


News

AT&T’s Sambar: ‘The industry has questions’ on 6G

November 1, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Research and development efforts around the world are already honing in on what will constitute future 6G systems, from candidate spectrum bands to potential capabilities such as joint communications and sensing, and intelligent reconfigurable surfaces. 6G is also expected to […]


Security

Pentagon investigating compromise in Air Force communications: Report

August 1, 2023

Via: CSO Online

The Pentagon is investigating a critical compromise of communications across several Air Force facilities by a US Air Force engineer, according to Forbes. Forbes cited the search warrant on the investigation, which also details the evidence of a possible breach […]


Security

5 ways to prepare a new cybersecurity team for a crisis

July 10, 2023

Via: CSO Online

Responding to a security crisis can be a challenge for most cybersecurity teams. It can be doubly so for a team with relatively new and inexperienced security professionals. Mistakes that security groups often make when responding to an incident can […]


Technology, Wireless

5G to account for 35% of overall fixed wireless subscriptions by 2027

March 23, 2023

Via: Computer Weekly

As the 5G communications industry enters a phase of maturity, all focus is now on the use cases for 5G networks. Of these, fixed wireless access (FWA) deployment is attracting increasing interest for service providers and enterprises alike, so much […]


Technology, Wireless

FCC focuses on the ‘second space age’

September 15, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

As space-based communications become ever more important and begin to converge with terrestrial wireless, the Federal Communications Commission is focusing on bolstering its staffing and updating regulations in order to support U.S. technology leadership in this area. “Satellite systems have […]


Technology, Wireless

Verizon, American Tower sign long-term lease deal to support 5G rollout

August 31, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon and American Tower Corporation have announced a long-term lease agreement designed to support the carrier’s 5G network deployment across the tower company’s U.S. communications sites. According to the pair, the deal will “provide a simplified and efficient leasing process […]


Technology, Wireless

SoftBank, Kyocera demo backhaul system using 5G mmWave

July 14, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Japanese operator SoftBank and compatriot company Kyocera conducted a backhaul system verification test utilizing the millimeter-wave band allocated to SoftBank for 5G services. In a release, the telco said that the test was conducted using SoftBank base stations located in […]


Hardware, Technology

Utility Operators: You Can’t Predict the Future, but You Can Prepare for It

March 4, 2022

Via: The Fast Mode

What a frightening wildfire season it was in the northern hemisphere this year! Turkey, Greece, Italy, Spain, Russia, Canada and the US all suffered devastating fires, some burned out of control for many weeks, causing extensive damage and claiming lives. […]


Security

How IPsec works, it’s components and purpose

December 30, 2021

Via: CSO

IPsec was first codified in the ’90s, spurred on by the dawning realization that internet traffic needed to be protected: the early internet mostly connected secured government and university buildings, and the internet protocol (IP) that defined how communications online […]


News

Dish, American Tower ink lease agreement for up to 20,000 sites

March 16, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

American Tower and Dish Network Corporation have signed a master lease agreement through which the latter company may lease space on up to 20,000 American Tower communications sites. Through the deal, Dish will secure access to American Tower’s U.S. portfolio […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

What’s ahead for telecom policy in the next term

November 3, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

As Election Day gets underway, what do the next four years hold for telecom policy? How are those issues likely to be handled differently based on whether Democrats or Republicans hold Congress and the White House? During a recent media […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security, Wireless

FCC takes further actions against Huawei, ZTE

July 17, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has begun the process of drawing up a list of telecommunications equipment deemed to pose a security risk for the country as part of the agency’s efforts to limit the reach of Huawei Technologies […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Securing and Connecting a New Era of Remote Work

July 8, 2020

Via: CSO

Many organizations were successful in making remote work happen during the global coronavirus pandemic, with 72% saying they were equipped to manage a mobile workforce, according to the Cisco CIO Impact Report: Covid-19. WakeMed Health and Hospitals was one of […]


Wireless

Three Services from 5G: Massive Machine Type Communications

January 10, 2020

Via: Cisco Blog

According to Gartner, 20.4 billion IoT devices will be in use worldwide by 2020, and more than 65 percent of enterprises will adopt IoT products. IoT devices are expected to generate more than half of the world’s data by 2025 […]


Monitoring&Analysis

6 ways to make enterprise IoT cost effective

June 11, 2019

Via: Networkworld Software

There’s little question that the internet of things (IoT) holds enormous potential for the enterprise, in everything from asset tracking to compliance. But enterprise uses of IoT technology are still evolving, and it’s not yet entirely clear which use cases […]


Monitoring&Analysis

Windstream to Acquire UC Provider Broadview Networks for $227.5 million

April 14, 2017

Via: The Fast Mode

Windstream, a leading provider of advanced network communications, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Broadview Networks for $227.5 million in cash. Broadview is a leading provider of cloud-based unified communications solutions to small and medium-sized businesses. The company offers a […]