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More Starlink users mean slower speeds: Ookla

September 23, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Starlink’s commercial success is causing network slowdowns, benchmarking company Ookla concludes in new analysis, as new customers result in a heavier network load and slower speeds for the Low-Earth Orbit-based internet service, compared to its performance a year ago. “Starlink […]


Security

Network Security Demands Drive SD-WAN and SASE Adoption

September 23, 2022

Via: Network Computing

Businesses today face new security challenges that were not imaginable a few years ago. Workers and applications are widely distributed, meaning there is no hard edge to the enterprise network. And there is a need to integrate a large number […]


Mobile Networks

Verizon aims to deploy over 20,000 vRAN cell sites by end-2025

September 13, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon said it has already deployed over 8,000 virtualized RAN (vRAN) cell sites with a goal of deploying over 20,000 by the end of 2025, the telco said in a release. The carrier said that the deployment of this technology […]


Security

Improving Network Security Through Segmentation

September 9, 2022

Via: Network Computing

Good network segmentation is a highly recommended network security practice that requires a firewall policy known as an allow-list or whitelist. How should you go about implementing it? What is Network Segmentation? Network segmentation divides the network into security zones […]


Technology, Wireless

Comcast aims to offer symmetrical multi-gig speeds, Wi-Fi 6 in 2023

September 8, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Comcast has announced that it is in the midst of a major network upgrade that includes plans to offer multi-gigabit symmetrical speeds and Wi-Fi 6 to customers starting next year. The network and in-home Wi-Fi service upgrades could make the […]


Technology, Wireless

How to ensure 5G will pay off from day one (Reader Forum)

September 1, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

After all the time and money that goes into deploying a new 5G network, network operators need to know that their investment will pay off quickly. Once the network has been deployed and turned up, the prospect of ‘rip and […]


News

Chinese telcos add 23.4 million 5G subscribers in July

August 23, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Chinese operators recorded a net gain of 23.4 million 5G subscribers in July, according to the carriers’ latest available figures. China Mobile, the world’s largest operator in terms of subscribers, added a total of 12.77 million 5G subscribers during July. […]


News

Auction total nears $400 million

August 23, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Federal Communications Commission’s auction of 2.5 GHz overlay licenses continues to wend toward its end, with fewer than 200 licenses out of about 8,000 that were still under contention as of Round 52. Comparatively, about 300 licenses were still […]


Security

7 critical steps for successful security onboarding

August 22, 2022

Via: CSO

Jerich Beason, CISO, Commercial Bank at Capital One, equates the Great Resignation with the great onboarding. “If you are a cyber leader, you are likely onboarding new talent this year. My experience is that the first week onboard sets the […]


News

Auction action picks up, bids head past $345 million

August 18, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

The 2.5 GHz auction has hit its stride with the move to four rounds of bidding per day. After a first-day total of more than $100 million, bids had been creeping up slowly in the early rounds, but the increase […]


News

T-Mobile US CFO sees ‘sustained growth’ opportunity ahead

August 15, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

On the heels of agreeing to spend $3.5 billion to acquire formerly-leased 600 MHz spectrum in 17 partial economic areas, T-Mobile US CFO Peter Osvaldik joined the virtual Oppenheimer 25th Annual Technology, Internet and Communications last week to give an […]


News

Huawei sees slower revenue decline in H1

August 12, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Chinese vendor Huawei reported overall revenues of CNY301.6 billion ($44.7 billion) in the first half of the year, down 5.9% year-on-year. In the first quarter of the year, Huawei’s revenues had declined by 13.9% compared to the year-ago period. In […]


Security

Network mistakes, misconfigurations cost companies millions

August 11, 2022

Via: CSO

Network misconfigurations cost companies an average of 9% of annual revenues, according to a study released Wednesday by a network security and compliance company. The research by Titania based on a survey of 160 senior cybersecurity decision makers across a […]


Technology, Wireless

We finally know what ‘Wi-Fi’ stands for – and it’s not what you think

July 27, 2022

Via: TechRadar

Let me ask you a question: what does the name “Wi-Fi” mean? Considering how omnipresent Wi-Fi connections are, this should be an easy question to answer; especially if you work in the tech industry. If your answer is “wireless fidelity”, […]


News

FCC: We need another $3.08 billion to fund rip and replace efforts

July 19, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

The head of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) reminded Congress again last week that the $1.9 billion Congress appropriated for the “rip and replace” program targeting the removal of some Chinese vendors’ equipment from domestic networks is drastically insufficient. […]


Technology, Wireless

Test and Measurement: Vendors tout O-RAN testing support

July 8, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Test and measurement companies are highlighting their recent support of Open RAN testing and demonstrations, in the wake of the recent Open RAN global plugfest. Viavi Solutions was among the vendors which enabled plugtest demos and testing around the world […]


Technology, Wireless

Open RAN – Here to Stay for the Long Haul!

July 5, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Over 75% of CSPs say that Open RAN or Open Architectures are critical to future network operations. Open RAN is being tested and deployed by operators worldwide and is expected to take 15% of the RAN market by 2026 (3), […]


Security

It’s Time to Recession-Proof Your Network and Security Architecture

June 28, 2022

Via: The Fast Mode

Interest rates are rising, US Inflation is at its highest point in over 40 years, the stock market has dropped into bear territory, Q1 22 venture funding has dropped by 19%, and analysts are suggesting a recession is around the […]


Security

Major Retailer Converges Network and Security Systems With Fortinet Secure SD-WAN

June 24, 2022

Via: CSO

For most retailers, effective networking must deliver on the three Ps: protection, performance, and price. One major retailer with more than 1,700 stores had found that its legacy network was failing to meet any of these touchstones. For one, it […]


Technology, Wireless

Global 5G connections to exceed 1 billion in 2022: Report

June 16, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

According to analyst firm CCS Insight, global 5G connections will reach 1.2 billion in 2022, despite the “turbulent” last few years. Analysts cite widespread availability of 5G-capable smartphones, refined operator strategies and the initiation of delayed network launches as the […]