“Network infrastructure needs revolutionising to guarantee a successful 5G connection,” warns ProLabs at ECOC 2018

Ambroise Thirion emphasised if operators deploy suitable fronthaul solutions now, a smooth deployment of the network will follow Rome, Italy, 24 September 2018: If 5G networks are to be utilised and deployed successfully, operators must consider upgrading and redesigning their fronthaul network, warned optical transceiver specialist ProLabs today at ECOC 2018 in Rome. Speaking at the event, Ambroise Thirion, Technology Solutions Specialist at ProLabs, recommended evolving architectures as the key to unlocking 5G’s full potential. “The 5G mobile network is coming and bringing considerable advantages for the consumer, yet the…

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oneM2M Release 3: Leading Global IoT Standard Delivers Enhanced Operator Support, New Capabilities for Home and Industrial Uses

Latest specifications represent first IoT service layer to interwork with 3GPP core network IoT features; new release creates application and revenue opportunities in industrial, smart-home and mobile segments Sophia Antipolis, France, September 18, 2018: oneM2M, the leading global IoT interoperability standard, today announced the publication of Release 3, its third set of specifications. On the menu: dramatically enhanced 3GPP interworking – in particular cellular IoT – and new capabilities to unlock value in industrial and smart home applications. 3GPP, the world’s global standards-setting organisation for cellular wireless, has been adding…

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Go!Foton at ISE: “Operators must leverage high-density fiber management systems to address growing challenges stemming from fiber densification”

VP and GM, Michael Zammit, encourages businesses to embrace advances in fiber cable technology and to implement future-proof, high-density connectivity infrastructure Denver, USA, 16 August 2018 – As the average cost of a data center outage has increased year-on year since 2010, operators are quickly realizing that if they do not stay ahead of network evolution, the consequences will be costly and disastrous. Today, Michael Zammit, VP and GM of Go!Foton Corporation, global leaders in innovative high-density, fiber management solutions, is urging operators to combat these issues by implementing future-proof…

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The true cost of SIP downtime; what is the impact to your business?

London, 13 August 2018 – When your voice network goes down, it impacts every aspect of your business and has serious financial consequences. Service disruption interrupts staff ability to communicate and creates angry, frustrated customers that ultimately results in financial loss. The smartnumbers service from Resilient plc monitors every call and automatically routes them around disruption, such as a SIP network failure, so you can continue to answer your critical calls. The actual cost of a network outage will vary depending on your industry and the size of your organisation….

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Quortus partners with Fujitsu on cellular core network technology for Private LTE

Camberley, UK, 31 July 2018 – Quortus today announces the recent signing of a multi-country reseller agreement with Fujitsu Limited of Japan. Under the deal, Fujitsu, Japan’s largest provider of IT services, will deploy the Quortus range of cellular core network products as part of its comprehensive range of Private LTE solutions for enterprises, telcos and other large organizations in Japan and North America. “We are delighted to be working with Fujitsu, Japan’s leading IT services provider,” said Andy Odgers, Quortus founder and CEO. “Fujitsu is uniquely positioned to help…

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Cambium Networks: Thai cave rescue demonstrates benefits of rapidly deployable Wi-Fi

Wireless Connectivity to Support Emergency Personnel and Inform the Public Becomes Integral to Modern and Effective Disaster Preparedness and Response ROLLING MEADOWS, IL – July 20, 2018 – According to Cambium Networks, a leading global provider of wireless networking solutions, disaster preparedness and response have entered a new era, where providing first responders and emergency workers, as well as the public, with internet connectivity has become a critical factor in effective operations. This was recently demonstrated during the dramatic cave rescue in Thailand, where 12 young boys and their soccer…

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Sterlite Tech architects itself for sustained growth as it delivers another strong quarter

Reports Q1 FY19 results with nearly 2x increase in Net Profits on YoY basis Order Book continues to grow, and is now at an all-time high of €755 Million, with deep long-term engagements with global Tier-1 customers Strategic guidance of €85 Million PAT in FY20 to be expedited Gurugram, India – July 19, 2018: Sterlite Tech [BSE: 532374, NSE: STRTECH], an end-to-end global technology leader in smarter digital networks, today posted its financial results for the first quarter ended June 30, 2018. The company has been demonstrating sustainable growth historically,…

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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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World first as LINX completes migration to new disaggregated LON2 network model using EVPN routing technology on open network hardware

The London Internet Exchange (LINX) have announced that it has completed the migration of its LON2 platform to a new disaggregated network model that uses EVPN technology, the first IXP anywhere in the World to do so. The new LON2 architecture employs EVPN over VXLAN, leaf-spine topology, full automation and is 100G ready. The solution, which uses IP Infusion’s OcNOS™ network operating system and switch hardware from Edgecore Networks, became fully operational on 5th June following an extensive testing, proof of concept, and migration process lasting nearly two years. “By…

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