Broadband Forum hits 5G milestone

Fremont, California, June 20, 2018: Operators looking to quickly and cost-effectively deliver new 5G services are today a step closer to being able to do so, as the Broadband Forum and NTT successfully demonstrated the disaggregation of time-critical PON functions. Launched with NTT last year, the PON Abstraction Interface for Time Critical Applications (TCAs) project looks at how Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) can be applied to Optical Line Terminals (OLTs) to eliminate the need for operators to rebuild an OLT from the preliminary stage of…

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NGMN Alliance launches new projects to boost 5G success

Updates on first 5G deployment experiences, further technology development and new business models to be shared at the NGMN Industry Conference in Vancouver, November 6-8, 2018. Frankfurt, GERMANY, June 19, 2018 – Next Generation Mobile Networks (NGMN) has confirmed the launch of four new key projects to support the development and deployment of 5G networks. The projects – “Spectrum and deployment efficiencies”, “Ultra Reliable Low Latency Communication (URLLC) requirements for vertical industries”, “RAN convergence” and “Extreme long-range communications for deep rural coverage” – have been highlighted as crucial development areas…

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Italtel to present latest advancements on Horizon 2020 5G projects at EuCNC 2018

Developments around network slicing, Internet of Things (IoT) and Multi-Access Edge Computing (MEC) will be discussed Milan, June 18, 2018 – The latest progress on three European Horizon 2020 projects focusing on 5G network infrastructure and services will be showcased at the European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC) 2018 by Italtel, a leading telecommunications company in IT system integration, managed services, Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) and all-IP solutions. As a participant in three of the European Commission-funded research projects, Italtel will provide updates on its work within MATILDA (Grant…

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Sterlite Tech unveils 5G, FTTH enabling network technologies at ANGA COM 2018

The new offerings provide both high fibre capacity and reduced deployment time Cologne, Germany and Pune, India – June 14, 2018: Sterlite Tech [BSE: 532374, NSE: STRTECH], a global technology leader in web-scale digital networks, unveiled a bouquet of all new 5G-enabling fronthaul and Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) network technologies at ANGA COM 2018. The global debut of the Airblown Micro cable, Micro cable – 4mm, Micro Bullet Series Cable and the Riser Cable highlights Sterlite Tech’s continuous commitment to disruptive network designs, and innovative research and development. Built on its globally…

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FTTH Council Asia-Pacific reveals new Board of Directors

Closing the digital divide and supporting emerging technologies are among the priorities of the Board Manila, Philippines. June 13, 2018 – Enabling 5G, the Internet of Things (IoT) and smart cities through ‘deep fiber’ will become a key focus for the FTTH Council Asia-Pacific, as it today announced a new Board of Directors who will take the Council’s work to the next level. To drive the Council’s Mission of accelerating the adoption of optical fiber access and empowering consumers and organizations through broadband services, six leaders within the Telecom industries…

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HUBER+SUHNER Debuts Network Densification Solutions for Operator-Friendly 5G Installation at DAS & Small Cells Congress 2018

The SENCITY® Occhio and Cubo® Converter reset the bar for capacity, density and installation simplicity Operators looking to overcome the issues linked to deploying small cells will benefit from a new compact antenna when HUBER+SUHNER, leading manufacturer for optical and electrical connectivity, launches the easy-to-install SENCITY® Occhio at DAS & Small Cells Congress in Las Vegas, 11-13 June. With 5G requiring a network that accommodates the growing demand for more bandwidth, providing reliable, fast coverage and capacity, the latest addition to the HUBER+SUHNER antenna family – the SENCITY® Occhio –…

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HUBER+SUHNER to introduce its first 5G-ready antennas for the rail industry at Transports Publics Expo 2018

The SENCITY® Rail Multi antenna is its latest railway connectivity innovation, providing real-time on-board information Paris, 7 June – As bandwidth demands on trains continue to increase for data-intensive applications, HUBER+SUHNER, leading manufacturer of components and systems for optical and electrical connectivity, will launch its new 5G-ready antennas for Vehicle-to-Ground communication at Transports Publics Expo 2018, June 12-14 in Paris. Overcoming connectivity solutions required for Vehicle-to-Ground communication, the new SENCITY® Rail Multi antenna is able to seamlessly provide an all-in-one wireless communication solution for all types of fleet to provide…

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Go!Foton brings growing family of high-density fiber solutions to Europe

The award-winning PEACOC (Platform with Enhanced Access for Compact Optical Connections) v3.0 will be premiered at ANGA COM Somerset, USA, 22 May 2018 – European operators looking to overcome the challenges associated with growing fiber roll-out for the 5G era are set to benefit from new high-density solutions when Go!Foton corporation, global leaders in innovative fiber connectivity solutions, debuts its state-of-the-art PEACOC v3.0 for the first time at ANGA COM 2018. Highlighting its growing portfolio of products in the high-density fiber management industry, the PEACOC v3.0 addresses architectural and business…

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MYCOM OSI Assures Tour de France Fan Experience of the Future in TM Forum Catalyst Proof of Concept at Digital Transformation World 2018

Closed loop assurance technology assures and orchestrates dynamic, on-demand 5G network slices for the Tour de France experience of the future London, UK – 19th April 2018 – MYCOM OSI, the leading independent provider of Assurance, Automation and Analytics solutions to the world’s largest Communications Service Providers (CSPs), today announced its participation in two TM Forum 5G Catalyst Proof of Concepts (PoCs) that use the world famous Tour de France cycle race to demonstrate the power of 5G to deliver innovative immersive subscriber experiences, fast and reliable connectivity for broadcasters…

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Prysmian Group hosts the first NExsT Telecom Forum in Paris: “Creating the foundation of 5G and IoT”

Fibre Optic networks are key for upcoming 5G technology US Verizon: “There is no IoT, smart device proliferation, cloud computing or self-driving cars without 5G. And there is no 5G without fibre” Milan, April 12, 2018 – Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, hosted its first “NExsT Telecoms Forum” in Paris “Creating the Foundation of 5G and IoT”. The event saw the participation of some of the major European and worldwide telecom operators, independent Think Tanks and associations, as well as institutions and regulators….

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