|Bluebird Network Plans Missouri Fiber Buildout|
Bluebird Network to Complete one of the Largest Fiber Build Outs in City’s History
|GL Enhances MAPS to Support Voice Prompts|
GL Communications Inc., a global leader in telecom test and measurement solutions, addressed the press regarding their enhanced MAPS SIP Protocol Emulator version 20.6.10 to support Interactive Voice Response (IVR) testing that recognizes and responds to voice prompts using DTMF digits or voice, allowing automated IVR traversal and testing.
|Ericsson Secures 100th 5G Commercial Agreement|
Ericsson has achieved a significant 5G milestone by securing the company’s 100th commercial 5G agreement or contract with unique communications service providers. The figure includes 58 publicly announced contracts and 56 live 5G networks, spanning five continents.
|New Report Tracks Q2 Global Broadband Usage Consumption |
Consumers are continuing to increase reliance on upstream bandwidth and are opting for faster speeds to meet dramatically changed usage habits, according to the Q2 2020 OVBI (OpenVault Broadband Insights) report issued today by OpenVault, a market-leading source of broadband technology solutions and data-driven insights into worldwide broadband consumption patterns.
|TEC Brings First 10G Service to Mid-South|
ADTRAN, Inc., the leading provider of next-generation innovative fiber and fiber extension broadband access solutions, today announced that TEC, a prominent provider of residential and business services for rural communities in Tennessee, Alabama and Mississippi, is the first to bring 10G services across the mid-south region.
|Synchronoss and Verizon Renew Cloud Partnership |
Synchronoss Technologies, Inc., a global leader and innovator of cloud, messaging, digital and IoT platforms, today announced it has secured a renewal to its agreement to provide Verizon with its White-Label Personal Cloud Platform. The deal will enable Verizon to provide secure, easy-to-use cloud storage for customers and safely protect their valuable personal digital content, including photos, videos and messages.
|New Juniper Report Projects SMS Fraud and Revenue Trends |
A new study from Juniper Research found that operator revenue from SMS business traffic will reach $50 billion in 2025; increasing from $39.6 billion in 2020. This represents an overall growth of 26%; driven by the reduction in illegitimate traffic due to the implementation of SMS firewalls.
|Vodafone is First UK Operator to Roll Out OpenRAN |
Vodafone has become the first UK mobile operator to switch on a live Open Radio Access Network (OpenRAN) 4G site enabling the introduction of more suppliers for mobile networks. The first site is connecting Vodafone customers around the Royal Welsh Showground in Powys, Wales.
|Windstream Wholesale Expands Data Center Portfolio|
Windstream Wholesale, a flexible provider of advanced network communications, continues to expand its services to high-demand data centers, establishing a new presence at Cyxtera’s CH3 center in Elk Grove, Illinois, and at Digital Realty’s center in Richardson, Texas.
|Telco Systems, Arm and Vodafone Group Debut uCPE Proof-of-Concept|
Telco Systems, the leading provider of innovative SDN/NFV, CE 2.0, MPLS and IP solutions, announced today that the company has developed a uCPE proof-of-concept (PoC) together with Vodafone Group and its ecosystem partners Arm and NXP Semiconductors based on its NFVTime solution.
|DC BLOX Empowers Encompass Health with Colocation and Connectivity|
Data Center Services Support Company’s Growth and Enhance Service Reliability
|Taiwan's Asia Pacific Telecom Taps Nokia for 5G|
Nokia today announced that it has been selected by Taiwanese mobile operator Asia Pacific Telecom (APT) as the single vendor for 5G New Radio (NR) in a deal that also encompasses 5G core (non-standalone and standalone), security and monetization.
|Speedcast and Intelsat Sign New Bandwidth Agreement|
Speedcast International Limited announced that it has signed a new contract with Intelsat S.A., operator of the world’s largest integrated satellite and terrestrial network.
|Juniper Research Releases Study on Direct Carrier Billing Growth|
A new study from Juniper Research has found that total spend over direct carrier billing will reach $100 billion for the first time by 2025; rising from $37 billion in 2020.
|FiberLight Releases Case Study for Local Government|
FiberLight announces the release of its newest case study
|Nokia, China Unicom Complete First Live Network Standalone 5G Call|
Nokia today announced that it has successfully completed its first 5G standalone (SA) call on a live network with China Unicom, and is expected to achieve full deployment of numerous software solutions with the operator several weeks ahead of schedule.
|Consolidated Communications Launches Enterprise@Home |
Consolidated Communications today announced the launch of its Enterprise@Home communications solution that helps business teams connect, communicate and collaborate from home while easing the administrative and technical burden for employers with a remote workforce.
|Vodafone Germany Rolls Out Gigabit Internet with Harmonic|
Harmonic today announced that Vodafone is actively rolling out its Gigabit internet service across Germany using Harmonic's CableOS virtualized access solution.
|FiberLight Completes High-Capacity Fiber Texas Express Routes|
Diverse, High-Capacity Fiber Routes Offer Cost-Effective, Low-Latency Connection to Dallas, Austin, San Antonio, Houston, Corpus Christi, Laredo and McAllen
|Mastercard and Microsoft Announce Cloud Collaboration|
On Tuesday, Mastercard and Microsoft Corp. announced a collaboration to shape the future of digital commerce, drive startup innovation and enable financial inclusion.
|FCC Selects USTelecom as Robocall Traceback Manager|
The FCC’s Enforcement Bureau today designated the official consortium for coordinating industry-led efforts to trace back the origin of suspected unlawful robocalls.
|Nokia and US Cellular to Provide Enhanced Mobile Broadband 5G mmWave |
Nokia and U.S. Cellular today announced an agreement to add 5G mmWave capabilities in the 24 GHz and 28 GHz spectrum bands. U.S. Cellular will deploy Nokia’s award-winning AirScale portfolio, with Cloud RAN capabilities, to provide enhanced Mobile Broadband (eMBB) 5G mmWave.
|Orange Deploys Spectrum Capacity with Infinera Submarine Solution|
Infinera announced today that Orange deployed spectrum capacity with Infinera’s submarine solution on its MainOne submarine cable, a new network built to provide large-scale international capacity to support the development of a digital ecosystem in West Africa.
|FCC Hits HobbyKing with $2.8M Fine|
The Federal Communications Commission fined HobbyKing $2,861,128 for marketing drone transmitters which did not comply with FCC licensing rules.
|FCC Opens 5G Mid-Band Spectrum Auction|
The Federal Communications Commission today is beginning its first auction of licenses for prime, mid-band spectrum suitable for 5G.