Viavi's OneExpert Supports Openreach on G.fast Pilot

Modular Design, Cloud-Based Management Platform and Customer History Seal the Deal

Milpitas, Calif., December 5, 2016 – Viavi Solutions (NASDAQ: VIAV) today announced that Openreach, BT's local network business, has selected the OneExpert™ 580 xDSL field tester to support its G.fast pilot that will see ultrafast speeds provided to around 140,000 premises by March 2017. G.fast is a cutting-edge technology that allows delivery of ultrafast speeds over existing fibre to the cabinet lines.

Semtech Launches LoRa IoT Picocell for Homes and Small Businesses

Extends network coverage to hard-to-reach indoor areas enabling scalability

CAMARILLO, Calif., Nov. 29, 2016 – Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, today announced the availability of its new LoRa multi-band picocell reference design for a variety of indoor applications. Leading consumer and enterprise equipment manufacturers are currently testing the LoRa picocell reference design, using Semtech's new SX1308 picocell gateway IC coupled with a SX1255 or SX1257 LoRa® RF transceiver, and are expected to help bring low cost LoRaWAN networks to market for consumers and private enterprises.

GlobalPlatform Launches China Task Force

Forum for Chinese members to outline region's network security requirements

05 December – GlobalPlatform has launched a China Task Force (CTF) to give Chinese members, and all GlobalPlatform members with

business interests in China, a dedicated platform to identify and agree on requirements from the region and work directly with

Chinese industry and standards associations. The group will share its insights with GlobalPlatform's technical committees to

Singapore's Smart Nation Uses G&D to test seamless cellular switching

Trial underway of utility sensors in Singapore using eSIM technology

Singapore/Munich, 5 December 2016. Giesecke & Devrient have started the test in November this year with the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), Singapore. G&D is the lead contractor for the trial, and will provide IMDA with the test bed for Remote Provisioning of eSIM to IoT Devices. The trial will involve utility sensors belonging to the PUB, Singapore's National

HomeGrid Forum names Xingtera first G.hn certified silicon vendor in China

Chipset allows networking over any form of cabling at a rate of 1 Gigabit per second

News highlights:
  • HomeGrid Forum announces first G.hn certification for a Chinese silicon vendor
  • Xingtera’s XT1800 G.hn chipset has achieved full certification
 
HomeGrid Forum today announced that Xingtera's XT1800 G.hn chipset has been awarded its prestigious G.hn certification, recognizing a high-performance product that allows networking over any form of cabling at a rate of 1 Gigabit per second - a direct result of Xingtera's ongoing dedication to the development of the chipset.
 
“At HomeGrid Forum we champion

ADVA Optical Oscilloquartz Synchronizes Indian Defense's National Transport Network

Meets strict requirements with precise frequency and phase delivery across mission-critical infrastructure

Oscilloquartz, an ADVA Optical Networking company, announced today that it has been selected to synchronize a nationwide core transport network being built for India's armed forces. The 60,000km infrastructure is being constructed by a consortium led by Himachal Futuristic Communications (HFCL). The enormous greenfield transport network, referred to as Network for Spectrum (NFS), will play a critical role in serving the communication needs of India's defense forces.

Prpl foundation collaborating with FCC Working Group on Software Controlled Radio

Non-profit with goal to bridge IoT markets, open source community, regulators and consumers

It was confirmed today that Eric Schultz, community manager for the not for profit prpl Foundation, the open-source, community-driven, collaborative, foundation with a focus on enabling next-generation datacenter-to-device portable software and virtualised architectures, has been collaborating with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Technological Advisory Council Software Controlled Radios Sub-Working Group.

UNIFI Acquires WIS Telecom To Accelerate Global Carrier Business Growth

WIS is ranked by Telegeography as the 15th largest international carrier worldwide

UNIFI Communications, Inc., a leading US-based international telecommunications carrier, announced today that it has acquired 100% of WIS Telecom S.p.A. and its subsidiary, WIS Telecom S.A., from Libero Acquisition S.a.r.l., an investment vehicle of Orascom TMT Investments S.à r.l. (“OTMTI”), majority-owned by Mr.

Gemalto Extends Remote Provisioning to Consumer Devices with GSMA Compliant Solution

Allows mobile operators, OEMs and service providers to invent new 'on the fly' services

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) the world leader in digital security, has introduced an enhanced version of its LinqUs On-Demand Connectivity Platform that is fully compliant with the latest update to the GSMA Consumer Remote SIM Provisioning Specification. As a result, it enables device makers and mobile operators to provide subscribers with out-of-the-box connectivity for any type of consumer device fitted with an eSIM (embedded SIM), including smartphones, tablets and wearables, as well as seamless subscription management throughout the product lifecycle.

Infinera Powers Cloud Scale Networks with New DTN-X Platforms

Intelligent Transport Network architecture blends web scale technologies with telco-grade, improves TCO

 Infinera, a provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, announced a number of new platforms within the award winning DTN-X Family designed to power cloud scale networks. With this announcement, Infinera is ushering in the next generation of Intelligent Transport Network architecture that blends the best of web scale technologies with the best of telco-grade technologies, yielding over 50 percent better total cost of ownership (TCO) over conventional networks.

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