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Software, Technology

What is a Virtual Network Function?

October 21, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

VNFs are network services running as software processes on off-the-shelf server hardware. They replace dedicated hardware devices. By virtualizing essential network functions that were previously the domain of dedicated hardware appliances, operators can deploy new services, enhance security and tailor […]


News

3.45 GHz auction surges past $10.5 billion in bids

October 19, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

The 3.45 GHz auction action has jumped in the past few days, sending the total value of bids thus far past the $10.5 billion mark after 34 rounds. Last Thursday, the auction had only raised around $3 billion after 19 […]


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Kagan: Huawei discusses 10 wireless industry trends for next decade

October 18, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

During the 12th Global Mobile Broadband Forum in Dubai, David Wang delivered a keynote address called, Roads to Mobile 2030: 10 Wireless Industry Trends. Wang is Huawei Executive Director of the Board, and Chairman of ICT Infrastructure Managing Board. Huawei […]


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3.45 GHz auction raises $672 million in its first day

October 6, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

The 3.45 GHz auction of 100 megahertz of midband spectrum raised more than $672 million in its first two rounds of bidding. The auction reserve price is $14.7 billion. Three additional rounds of bidding are scheduled for today. Sasha Javid, […]


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3.45 GHz auction begins

October 5, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Federal Communications Commission is kicking off its auction of additional midband spectrum at 3.45-3.55 GHz, with two rounds of bidding today. Starting tomorrow, three rounds of bidding will be held each day. The auction reserve price is $14.7 billion. […]


Security

For networking pros, every month is Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October 1, 2021

Via: Networkworld Security

When National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) was launched in October 2004, it was a modest affair, offering anodyne advice to individual Americans and US businesses along the lines of making sure to update your antivirus software twice a year. Since […]


Software, Technology

The search for the optimum network: Don’t let IT vendors sell you on lock-in

September 28, 2021

Via: Network World.com

How should an enterprise pick products to build its network? Do they look for the best of each product category, knowing this will increase both integration issues and finger-pointing? Do they select the best vendor overall, knowing that this will […]


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O2 banned from claiming it has ‘best network coverage’

September 22, 2021

Via: TechRadar

Virgin Media O2 must stop claiming its mobile network is “the best in the UK for coverage” after the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) agreed with EE that the boast was misleading. O2, which merged with Virgin Media earlier this year, […]


Security

The Importance of Network Vulnerability Assessments

August 23, 2021

Via: Network Computing

Today, CIOs and their teams must prioritize cybersecurity as companies continue to deal with the aftermath of COVID-19. Companies have begun to reinvent outdated operation processes and digitize most or all core business systems to improve and streamline their supply […]


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China now has half a billion 5G customers

August 20, 2021

Via: TechRadar

The number of 5G customers in China is now more than half a billion as demand for the technology continues to grow worldwide. Analysis by The Register of the latest figures from China’s largest three carriers shows that the landmark […]