Guavus Announces Agreement to be Acquired by Thales in $215 Million Deal

Strengthens Thales' analytic solutions in aerospace; Guavas to continue serving CSPs

Guavus, Inc., a pioneer in developing machine intelligent, big data analytics platforms, today announced that it has signed a definitive merger agreement under which

Successful Demo of Optical Access Network 'Elastic Lambda Aggregation Network'

Elastic access-metro integrated network, flexible transmission speed and optical frequency

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, Hitachi, Ltd., Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd., Keio University, KDDI Research, Inc. and Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd. have jointly challenged the advanced future network for 2030 and beyond by conducting innovative studies on "Elastic Lambda Aggregation Network"(1).

Inmarsat launches BGAN Standard+ pricing for satcom service

Scalable price opens market segments, enabling companies and government to innovate

Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, has announced a new pricing structure for its Broadband Global Area Network (BGAN) satellite communication terminals - BGAN Standard+. This pricing provides a dynamic structure that caps additional monthly subscription charges at 30GB taking advantage of unused capacity on the Inmarsat network. <?xml:namespace prefix = o />

SUNET Deploys ADVA 100G Technology in National Research and Education Network

Scalable, Open Optical Line System Key to State-of-the-Art Multi-Vendor Transport

ADVA Optical Networking announced today that the Swedish University Network (SUNET) has deployed its 100Gbit/s core technology in a new nationwide optical transport network. The research and education infrastructure, which stretches 8,000km across Sweden and into Norway, will deliver coherent ultra-high bandwidth connectivity to over 100 organizations.

BICS Enters Definitive Agreement to Acquire TeleSign Corporation

Adds cloud platform and mobile authentication solutions, creates end-to-end 'CPaaS'

BICS, a global provider of international wholesale connectivity and interoperability services, today announced it has entered a definitive agreement to acquire privately held TeleSign Corporation, a United States company active in the provision of authentication and mobile identity services to Internet and digital service providers, for $230 million. The acquisition creates the world’s first end-to-end CPaaS provider, bridging the market leading TeleSign cloud communications platform with one of the largest global carriers in the world.

Inspur and Ericsson bring next-gen pay TV to China

Shandong Cable Network first operator to roll out cloud-enabled platform based on MediaFirst suite

Ericsson and Inspur Software Group, a leading cloud computing and big data service provider, have forged a multi-year strategic partnership to deliver innovative TV services at web speed to China, the largest pay TV market in the world.

Ericsson and Inspur will collaborate to develop a best-of-breed, cloud-enabled TV platform for operators in the burgeoning Chinese market using Ericsson's award-winning end-to-end MediaFirst solution suite.

China Telecom and Transatel to Offer 4G-LTE Data for Laptops and Tablets in China

Partners in the UK since 2011, and in France since 2013, providing connectivity options to the Chinese community abroad

China Telecom and Transatel are opening the commercial services in China for inbound roaming LTE data services. Transatel is one of the first operators to benefit from the new infrastructure via its SIM 901, a global data SIM card launched in 2015 and offering seamless cellular coverage in over 100 countries and destinations. This agreement is the latest in the series of successful commercial deals between the two companies. They have partnered in the UK since 2011, and in France since 2013, to provide attractive connectivity options to the Chinese community abroad.

RTI-C and NEC Begin Construction of HK-G Submarine Cable System

Expected to be completed in Q4 2019, 48Tb capacity to serve bandwidth demand growth in Asia

RTI Connectivity Pte. Ltd. (RTI-C) and NEC Corporation announced that construction of the Hong Kong - Guam Cable system (HK-G) has officially commenced. The 3,900 kilometer undersea cable, featuring 100 gigabit per second (Gbps) optical transmission capabilities, will deliver design capacity of more than 48 terabits per second (Tbps), and is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2019.

DSA Promotes TV White Space Regs Ahead of Global Spectrum Summit

FCC, ICASA, OPIC, IFC, Microsoft, HP Enterprise and ITU among participants

With three weeks to go until the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance’s Fifth Annual Global Summit, which is this year returning to Africa, co-host ICASA, the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa, has published draft regulations on the use of TV White Space (TVWS) in the region.

FCC Takes Steps to Promote Wireless Broadband Deployment

Removing Barriers to Investment Needed for America’s 5G Future

The Federal Communications Commission today opened a proceeding to identify and address unnecessary regulatory barriers to wireless infrastructure deployment.  The Commission’s goal is to promote the rapid deployment of advanced wireless broadband service to all Americans. 

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