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Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis

Blockchain opportunities for the telecom industry

January 18, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Blockchain use cases for telcos Blockchain is poised to disrupt the telecom industry. The technology provides users with a distributed, decentralized way to conduct online transactions with an assembly of records called blocks, which are strung together using the mathematical […]


Wireless

U.K. regulator updates timetable of 5G spectrum auction

January 18, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

U.K. telecommunications regulator Ofcom has updated the timetable for setting the regulations that will apply to the forthcoming auction of spectrum in the 2.3 GHz and 3.4 GHz bands designed to support 5G deployment efforts. “Ofcom believes it is in […]


Monitoring, Monitoring&Analysis

AT&T Completes 10Gbps Symmetrical XGS-PON Field Trial

January 18, 2018

Via: The Fast Mode

AT&T recently trialed a 10 Gbps XGS-PON virtualized network using Open Source Access Manager Hardware Abstraction (OSAM-HA) software in Atlanta and Dallas. OSAM-HA which is formerly VOLTHA, is another way we can provide lightning-fast internet speeds for homes and businesses. XGS-PON is a […]


Software

AT&T makes virtual headway completing Gbps XGS-PON field tests

January 17, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

AT&T announced Tuesday it finished open-source 10 Gbps XGS-PON field trials as part of a wider initiative to virtualize access functions over the last mile network. The operator originally announced it would conduct 10 Gbps XGS-PON field trials last June. […]


Hardware

Google to expand cloud infrastructure with undersea cables

January 17, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Google announced Tuesday it is expanding its global infrastructure with the addition of three new submarine fiber-optic cables and five new cloud computing regions to be launched later this year. The five new areas Google is adding to its infrastructure […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Listening to the echoes of cybersecurity history

January 17, 2018

Via: CSO

The start of every new year brings with it a promise to ourselves to follow a new path. This is an effort to avoid mistakes we know will lead to unsatisfactory outcomes. Sadly, cybersecurity suffers from the same problems we […]


Monitoring, Monitoring&Analysis

BGP Route Selection: a Failure of Intent-Based Networking

January 16, 2018

Via: ipSpace

It’s interesting how the same pundits who loudly complain about the complexities of BGP (and how it will be dead any time soon and replaced by an SDN miracle) also praise the beauties of intent-based networking… without realizing that the hated […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Vulnerability Spotlight: Multiple Unpatched Vulnerabilities in Blender Identified

January 16, 2018

Via: Cisco Blog

Technology has evolved in incredible ways that has helped people to create and visualize media like never before. Today, people can use tools such as Blender to visualize, model, and animate 3D content, especially since it’s free and open-source software. However, this […]


Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis

How to provide Gigabit LTE cheaply when you don’t have the spectrum?

January 15, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Consumers are only beginning to use LTE in unlicensed spectrum. So far chatter has mostly been about operator trials, commercial chipsets and sales of devices to seed the market before anyone is to be able to use the new service […]


Monitoring, Monitoring&Analysis

Success from the Edge in 2018

January 15, 2018

Via: The Fast Mode

With Mobile World Congress on the horizon, this is the time of year technologists often can’t wait to start talking about what comes next. But this year has to be different – talk must quickly become action. Because from what […]