Cobham Deploys Public Safety Network for New Intercontinental Tunnel

The Public Safety Communication Network Ensures Emergency Services Can Communicate Throughout the Eurasia Tunnel

Cobham Wireless has announced the delivery of a public safety communications system for the Eurasia Tunnel, the first undersea road tunnel to connect two continents. Its multi-band, multi-technology coverage solution provides the emergency services communication within the 5.4km tunnel, which links two areas of Istanbul and spans both Europe and Asia.

G+D Mobile Security, Murata, and STM in Joint IoT Device Security Effort

Aim to Ensure Integrity and Confidentiality of the Data and Distribution of Fully Secure LPWAN Keys

New long-range and low-power IoT (Internet of Things) technologies like Low-Power Wide Area Networks (LPWAN)  are enabling new use cases in application areas such as smart cities, smart agriculture, smart manufacturing and work safety. Alongside robustness and availability, security is a key to successful adoption of these new applications. G+D Mobile Security, Murata, and STMicroelectronics have teamed up to integrate cost-effective security features into IoT devices.

HomeGrid Forum Announces Newly Certified Products Ahead of CES Asia 2017

ARRIS, Comtrend, D-Link, NetBit, Zinwell, Zowee and Xingtera awarded certifications

News highlights:

·  The latest wave of HomeGrid Forum certification sees six newly certified devices and one silicon vendor, bringing the total number of certified devices to 26.

·  HomeGrid Forum Booth #5616, Hall N5 will showcase the newly certified devices and demonstrate how certifications are enhancing device interoperability.

ISA and the Automation Federation Aim to Improve US-UK Efforts to Prevent IIoT Cyberattacks

Recent meetings examined operational technology and Industrial IoT cybersecurity challenges

Industrial cybersecurity experts of the International Society of Automation (ISA), the Automation Federation (ISA’s umbrella organization), and the US and UK governments, and global business leaders gathered in London 18 May 2017 to share common experiences and consider strategies to combat common threats.

UC San Diego and Keysight Demonstrate World's Fastest 28 GHz 5G Band, Bidirectional Phased-Array

Record 8 Gbps data rate with beam-pointing capability would support uses in 5G, aerospace, defense

 Keysight Technologies, Inc.  and the University of California San Diego  today announced the world’s fastest bidirectional phased-array link in the 28 GHz 5G band. The achievement is an important milestone for delivering future applications in 5G, aerospace and defense.

Viavi Solutions Introduces Scalable RF Monitoring for Heterogeneous Networks

CPRIAdvisor Enables 24/7 Remote Monitoring of RF Spectrum of any Cell Site with Fiber Fronthaul

Viavi Solutions has launched CPRIAdvisor, a remote RF spectrum monitoring system that addresses a wide range of antenna deployment options in heterogeneous networks. Developed in partnership with tier one mobile service providers, it offers the ability to monitor and troubleshoot RF conditions around the clock for any cell site with fiber fronthaul.

OpenRPD Initiative Drives Smooth Migration to Future Cable Networks

Offer operators way to increase capacity and extend usefulness of their coax networks

The cable industry is going through a rapid change, as operators are searching for solutions to provide consumers with more and more network capacity and services which enable smooth and reliable online use of verstatile video and TV content. In the European setting alone, this means that Gigabit-level broadband connections should be available for tens of millions of subscribers within the coming years.

NEC/Netcracker, Infinera, Juniper Team up to Enable End-to-End Network Automation and Control

Following a Successful Demonstration with the OIF/ONF Transport API Project, the Companies Join Forces

 NEC Corporation and Netcracker Technology announced today that, in partnership with Infinera and Juniper Networks, they have released a new Transport SDN solution designed to transform how networks are managed and controlled.

Swisscom to Extend Legacy Applications with Software Driven Mainframe

To reduce high cost of software and hardware licensing, retain value of investment

LzLabs today announced that leading Swiss telecommunications and IT service provider Swisscom is planning the re-hosting of its legacy applications on the LzLabs Software Defined Mainframe®. Using the solution, Swisscom will run existing mainframe applications on more cost-efficient Linux servers, without changes to its application program code.

Cable and Mobile Consumers Clamor for Digital Services and Support

Customers today increasingly turn to over-the-top (OTT) for simpler, connected experiences

It’s no surprise that the communications and media industries are facing an accelerated pace of disruption. Customers today expect simpler, connected experiences, and are increasingly turning to over-the-top (OTT) and on-demand services to find them -- such as Apple, Amazon, Netflix and others.

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