SSE Enterprise Telecoms to unbundle 177 BT exchanges to enhance UK business connectivity

Three UK will be first to use the enhanced network to underpin its 5G ambitions, while the project will bring over 180,000 new UK business postcodes into play for SSE Enterprise Telecoms LONDON, UK – 09 July 2018, – SSE Enterprise Telecoms – one of the UK’s leading connectivity suppliers, and part of SSE plc – has today announced details of a major project to unbundle 177 BT exchanges, to meet the significant demand for high-capacity fibre connectivity amongst UK businesses. The project, which will be rolled out over the…

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“Future of Broadband – Beyond Consumer Broadband” at the 23rd Annual Spectrum Summit

180 delegates from 28 countries worldwide attended Europe’s largest Annual Spectrum Summit, hosted by LS telcom in conjunction with PolicyTracker in Lichtenau / Baden Lichtenau/Baden, Germany – “Future of Broadband – Beyond Consumer Broadband” was the theme of the 23rd Annual Spectrum Summit concluding yesterday at LS telcom’s headquarters in Lichtenau/Baden Württemberg, Germany. The conference featured presentations and panel discussions on 5G services, new use cases and spectrum requirements for vertical markets, as well as the future of radio broadcasting in the light of 5G. The event attracted representatives and…

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HUBER+SUHNER launches world-first 230V AC cable system, offering a new approach for remote radio power supply

The company’s MASTERLINE Ultimate Hybrid High Voltage (MLUH HV) makes it the first in the world to establish a new product class for mast-top installation, robustness and cost effectiveness. Herisau, 28 June – HUBER+SUHNER, leading manufacturer of components and systems for optical and electrical connectivity, is tackling the increasing power and expansion challenges faced as 5G approaches, with the launch of its one-of-a-kind hybrid cabling system solution for remote radio installations. The pre-connectorised factory-sealed solution, the MLUH HV, has the features of the HUBER+SUHNER MASTERLINE Ultimate Hybrid (MLUH), yet offers…

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DSA sets out 5G action plan ahead of CommunicAsia

Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, 26 June 2018: As the path towards 5G begins to gain momentum, the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance has today set out its vision for a 5G future and the opportunities and challenges that will arise from deploying it. On the opening day of CommunicAsia – one of the most established telecommunications events – DSA President Kalpak Gude highlighted the challenges and barriers that need to be overcome if the potential of 5G is to be fully realized. “5G is widely expected to incorporate a number of innovative…

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ProLabs at NGON: “The entire network needs to evolve in order to support 5G”

The company is showcasing a range of products enabling networks to support 5G speeds Nice, 26 June 2018: Optical transceiver specialist ProLabs today addressed how evolving architectures are key for 5G rollout at Next Generation Optical Networking 2018 (NGON) in Nice. Speaking on the opening day of NGON, Anthony Clarkson, Technologist at ProLabs, recommended three simple steps that should not be ignored by operators when accommodating the fifth-generation mobile network. “The entire network needs to evolve to support the massive bandwidth growth,” he said. “A successful rollout of NGPON2, a…

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INCA calls for shared 5G spectrum following new report

Independent report highlights the importance of Fixed Wireless Access in meeting UK broadband targets London, UK, June 25, 2018: UK broadband regulator Ofcom needs to consider new approaches to spectrum management to realise the full possibilities of 5G across the country, INCA CEO Malcolm Corbett said today, as a new report revealed Fixed Wireless Access can play a crucial role in delivering high-speed broadband across the country. Commissioned by INCA and UKWISPA and conducted by Plum Consulting, the report ‘High performance wireless broadband: an opportunity for rural and enterprise 5G’…

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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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