|Juniper Study Predicts Digital Ticketing Sales to Recover by 2022|
A new study from Juniper Research has found that digital ticket transaction volumes will exceed pre-COVID levels by 2022; rising from 12.7 billion in 2020 to 32 billion in 2022. It anticipates that continued easing of global travel restrictions will drive increased demand for mobile ticketing in the rail, metro and bus sectors, as commuters return to work.
|Everstream and Windstream to Bring 400GbE Services to Market|
Everstream, the business-only fiber network, and Windstream, a leading provider of advanced network communications, announced today the operational turn-up of long-haul 400 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) Wavelength Services, marking one of the industry-first deployments for a business-optimized service provider.
|Dell'Oro Group Releases Revised Forecast for Service Provider Router Market|
Dell'Oro Group recently published an update to its Service Provider (SP) Router and Carrier Ethernet Switch (CES) five-year market forecast report. Compared to our prior forecast in January, we made some significant adjustments to incorporate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
|Cambridge Broadband Networks Group Announces New FWA Strategy|
Cambridge Broadband Networks Group (CBNG) today unveiled its new structure and launched a comprehensive development program to enter new markets, which will revolutionize the Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) market.
|DE-CIX Framing Cloud Gaming Challenges at Gamescom 2020|
This year, gamescom has been moved to the digital space due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
|Nokia and StarHub Conduct Live 5G NSA Network Trial in SE Asia|
Nokia and Singapore-based operator StarHub are conducting South East Asia’s first live 5G non-standalone (NSA) network trial across Singapore, running until 16 February 2021. With StarHub as the first and early adopter of 5G services in Singapore, long-standing partners StarHub and Nokia have achieved another milestone.
|Nokia Announces Collaboration with 3 Indonesia on Zero Drive Test Solution|
Nokia today announced that it is working with 3 Indonesia, to optimize and expand its LTE network coverage and capacity to meet customer demand via a new Zero Drive Test solution.
|EQT Infrastructure to Acquire EdgeConneX|
EQT Infrastructure today announced that the EQT Infrastructure IV fund has agreed to acquire EdgeConneX, Inc. from an investor group led by Providence Equity Partners.
|AdcareIT Chooses Telco Systems and Clavister for SD-WAN in Kenya|
Telco Systems, the leading provider of innovative SDN/NFV, CE 2.0, MPLS and IP solutions, Clavister, a leader in high performance cybersecurity solutions, and AdcareIT, a leading provider of outsourced technology services in Kenya, today jointly announced that the companies have entered into a multiyear engagement for AdcareIT to deploy managed secure SD-WAN services using an integrated NFV edge solution from Telco Systems and Clavister.
|DartPoints and LOGIX Fiber Networks Enhance Regional Interconnection|
Agreement Interconnects DartPoints Facilities to Enable Single-Hop Access to 150+ Regional, National and International Data Centers and Peering Hubs
|Vivo Extends Netcracker Partnership in Brazil|
Netcracker Technology announced today that Vivo, Telefonica Group’s Brazilian subsidiary, has extended its contract for the Netcracker Revenue Management and Service Activation platforms that are used by Vivo to support billing operations for more than 35 million B2C and B2B subscribers.
|Switzerland's Sunrise Deploys Nokia Solution to Drive 5G Monetization|
Sunrise Communications AG, the Swiss operator, has deployed Nokia’s cloud-native converged charging software in order to more rapidly package, price and promote a wide range of consumer and business services and to future enhance the user experience for the company’s 3.5 million customers.
|Vogel Telecom Doubles Network Capacity with Infinera|
Infinera announced today that Vogel Telecom, a leading wholesale carrier in Brazil, deployed Infinera’s Groove (GX) Series G30 Compact Modular Platform to double capacity on its network.
|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.