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Technology, Wireless

Why Middle Mile Networks Matter to Enterprise IT

August 31, 2022

Via: Network Computing

In its rush to roll out high-speed services to un and underserved areas, the Biden administration’s infrastructure investment and jobs act has focused on the broadband access segment of carrier networks. But now help is on the way for the […]


Software, Technology

NaaS: Is it right for you, and how do you pick a vendor?

June 29, 2022

Via: Network World

Enterprises have become comfortable switching from the purchase-and-refresh cycle for servers, storage and applications to a cloud-based as-a-service approach. So, why not take the same tack when it comes to the network? That’s the concept behind Network-as-a-Service (NaaS), which promises […]


Security

Simplifying Kubernetes for telcos and cloud app developers

May 19, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation’s (CNCF)’s KubeCon & CloudNativeCon Europe 2022 event in Valencia, Spain (and online) this week is the backdrop for announcements aimed at making Kubernetes easier for cloud app developers to use. There is good news for […]


Monitoring&Analysis

Do mobile telcos really need fiber when they have microwave & mmWave? (Analyst Angle)

May 18, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

5G is picking up acceleration. The total installed 5G global cell sites are expected to expand from 986,000 cell sites in 2021 to 6.6 million cell sites in 2027 at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 44.9%. It is […]


Technology, Wireless

What it will take to commercialize 5G in automotive (Reader Forum)

May 11, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

The true “Smart City” is here. We are past building cars that are simply aware of their surroundings — we now can create a completely connected ecosystem where 5G has enabled vehicles to “speak” to pedestrians, to other vehicles and […]


Security

Businesses ‘throwing money at nothing’ when it comes to their existing cyber security stack

April 27, 2022

Via: Data Centre & Network News

Logpoint has revealed that infrastructure and licensing costs are deeply concerning for businesses looking to consolidate cyber security tools and make a move into the cloud, according to findings from a recent poll. What’s more, almost a third of respondents […]


Technology, Wireless

ORAN and Industry 4.0 to Drive Demand for 5G Neutral Host Networking

April 27, 2022

Via: The Fast Mode

Tara Neal, Executive Editor of The Fast Mode recently spoke to Andrew McGrath, Group Chief Commercial Officer at BAI Communications, a leading shared communications infrastructure provider, on the company’s growth and acquisition plans as well as some of the company’s […]


News

This US government program might actually be able to get you faster broadband

February 16, 2022

Via: TechRadar

The US government is making progress at closing America’s digital divide with the White House announcing that 10m households have now signed up for the Affordable Connectivity Program. As reported by Protocol, the program, which received $14.2bn in funding as […]


News

The three key components of preparing enterprise networks for the hybrid workforce (Reader Forum)

January 7, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

As enterprise IT leaders plan for 2022, the hybrid model blending remote and in-office work is likely to be the new normal. According to research from IDC, more than half of workers are planning to continue to work remotely or […]


News

European telcos look to US tech giants for infrastructure deals

November 30, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

The heads of Vodafone, Deutsche Telekom and 11 other European carriers called on U.S. tech giants to help pick up the tab for 5G, fiber and cable network buildouts. The network traffic U.S. services generate requires massive infrastructure investment — […]


Editorial

Understanding Software Defined Networking (SDN), the Transformation of Traditional Networking Architecture

November 16, 2021

Via: Natalie Dunn

The Software Defined Network (SDN) technology recently celebrated a decade since its market launch. The concept first introduced by Martin Casado at Stanford University has materialized into a solutions market that is expected to reach USD 35.6 billion by 2026. […]


News

Infrastructure deal to pump $65 billion into broadband programs

November 8, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

The $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure deal that has been passed by Congress will put $65 billion into broadband expansion, affordability and middle-mile infrastructure, alongside other investments in transportation infrastructure, electric vehicle infrastructure, public transit and environmental clean-up, as well as […]


Technology, Wireless

Top 3 hyperscalers and how they are impacting 5G

October 7, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Managing networking and Internet service infrastructure is an essential function of the cloud ecosystem. Getting that infrastructure to scale elastically to meet the often opposing demands of consumers and enterprise requires hyperscale services. Hyperscale’s apex predators Hyperscale computing describes data […]


Technology, Wireless

LG Uplus ends Q2 with 3.73 million 5G users, adds 971,000 5G subs in H1

August 10, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Korean carrier LG Uplus ended the second quarter of the year with 3.73 million 5G subscribers, up 108.8% year-on-year, according to the company’s latest earnings statement. The telco added a total of 971,000 5G subscribers in the first half of […]


News

Biden infrastructure deal includes billions for US broadband, says White House

July 30, 2021

Via: TechRadar

US President Joe Biden and a bipartisan group of senators have reached a deal regarding a new infrastructure package that will also include billions to improve the country’s broadband connectivity. As reported by The Verge, the entire infrastructure package will […]


Mobile Networks

BT wins first neutral host contract for 4G

July 9, 2021

Via: TechRadar

BT has secured its first neutral host customer contract in the UK, installing infrastructure at the UK’s largest single site life science park that can support mobile services from all four mobile operators. Traditionally, mobile operators have operated separate radio […]


Security

NHS Test and Trace strengthen their cyber defences

June 16, 2021

Via: Data Centre & Network News

NHS Test and Trace has selected British cyber security company Risk Ledger to manage cyber security risks in their supply chain as a proactive measure to mitigate the increasing risks NHS and other critical national infrastructure organisations face from supply […]


News, Technology, Wireless

Test and Measurement: Viavi’s O-RAN CU testing debuts on AWS’ edge

May 28, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Viavi Solutions has made its virtualized, cloud-based TeraVM O-RAN Central Unit (O-CU) Tester available on AWS Outposts, which the company says makes it the first O-CU test solution deployed on Amazon Web Services’ managed services at the network edge. “As […]


News, Technology, Wireless

Singtel Taps 5G MEC for Smart Facilities Management

April 14, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

Singapore’s Singtel and Surbana Jurong signed an MOU to form a first of its kind strategic alliance integrating technology and infrastructure to co-create smart city solutions that will accelerate the transformation of key industries. To kickstart the partnership, the two […]


News

Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure plan includes high-speed internet for every American

April 1, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

On Wednesday, President Joe Biden introduced a monumental $2.3 trillion infrastructure and jobs package that aims to reshape the American economy. The infrastructure plan is far reaching, and includes, among many other things, $174 billion for electric vehicles, $50 billion […]