Sonus and GENBAND to Combine with Goal for Be Leader in Real-Time Communications

Enhanced Scale and Geographic Reach and Highly Complementary Product Portfolios

 Sonus Networks, Inc., a global leader in securing cloud and real-time communications, and GENBANDTM, a leading provider of carrier and enterprise network transformation and real-time communications solutions, today announced a definitive agreement under which the two companies will combine to create a leader in next-generation communications networking, with increased scale and market reach across products, customers and geographies. Sonus and GENBAND shareholders will each own approximately 50% of the combined company.

Keysight Enables Developers to Characterize Broadband mmWave Designs with Greater Accuracy

Network analyzer-based solution delivers metrology-grade performance and stability to ensure precise results

Keysight Technologies, Inc. today announced a broadband millimeter-wave network analyzer solution that delivers unparalleled system-level accuracy up to 120 GHz. The new Keysight N5290/91A solutions produce metrology-grade results that enable leading-edge developers to confidently characterize their millimeter-wave designs.

Vodafone and Siren Marine Improve Boating Experience with Global IoT Capabilities

‘Connected Boat’ pioneer leverages Vodafone to provide ability to monitor, track and control vessels remotely

Vodafone today announced it is working with Connected BoatÔ pioneer Siren Marine to bring reliable, global Internet of Things (IoT) capabilities to vessels all over the world. Using Vodafone’s global IoT SIM, Siren Marine’s next-generation connected boat products will provide private boat owners, fleet managers and boat manufacturers with remote access to vital information about their boats, ensuring peace of mind and a better boating experience.

LS telcom, Inc. Completes Nation’s First UAS Broadcast Measurement

Measurement Confirms Broadband Antenna Broadcast Pattern for Soon to be Repacked Station

LS telcom, Inc., a worldwide leader in Spectrum Management and Spectrum Monitoring solutions, today announced that it has recently completed the nation’s first UAS Broadcast Measurement in Cedar Hill, Texas.  The measurement validated both the horizontal and vertical transmission patterns of a newly installed broadband antenna for a local Dallas television station.  Leveraging the precision flight of the Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) combined with a specialized measurement payload, the key data was captured over a two-day period at the Cedar Hill facility this month, as part of t

Orange Business Services helps innovative UK start-up Stonelin bring its IoT tracking technology to market

Stonelin on track to launch three tracking devices; Orange to provide Europe and Asia IoT services over five years

Orange Business Services is supporting UK-based start-up Stonelin Communications in launching a trio of tracking devices designed to tap into diverse opportunities in the rapidly expanding Internet of Things (IoT) market. The services will improve automotive, patient and worker safety and performance.

 

Survey Finds ATSC 3.0 Increases Consumer Spend on Smart TVs

Features of next generation of Smart TV standards shown to accelerate purchase cycle

Results of a nationwide SmithGeiger consumer survey conducted on the Advanced Television Systems Committee’s new ATSC 3.0 features, including those enabled by Verance® Aspect™, demonstrate significant increases in willingness to spend more on a smart TV and accelerate purchase windows. 
According to the international market and research firm’s online survey of 1,201 broadband subscribers, these Aspect-enabled ATSC 3.0 features compel respondents  to spend $205 more than they originally planned on a smart TV, with purchase intent over the next 12 months increasing to 74

Windstream Wholesale introduces SDNow, SDN Orchestrated Waves

Software Defined Network Orchestrated Waves for data center cloud applications

Windstream, a leading provider of advanced network communications, today announced the launch of SDNow Waves for Data Center Cloud applications.
SDNow—Software Defined Network Orchestrated Waves—leverages the company’s ongoing SDN deployment strategy, by introducing optical wave services based on multi-vendor service orchestration and automated provisioning across the Windstream long-haul core network.
SDNow is available at five major third-party carrier neutral data centers in Chicago, Dallas, Ashburn, Miami and Atlanta, with plans to expand to 50 additional locations

Tata Communications Chooses Oasis Smart SIM as SIM, eSIM and Remote SIM Provider

Part of the Tata's MOVE mobility and IoT platform to support seamless connectivity

Oasis Smart SIM, the expert in (e)SIM embedded Operating System and mobile networks connectivity and activation solutions, announces today that it has been collaborating with Tata Communications to implement an end-to-end embedded connectivity solution in the recently-unveiled Tata Communications MOVE mobility and IoT platform.

ETL Systems to showcase its latest RF technology at CommunicAsia2017

Brings momentum of recent orders from MEASAT, other major regional satellite operators

ETL Systems, a global designer and manufacturer of custom build RF equipment for satellite communications, will showcase its latest RF technology at CommunicAsia2017, taking place May 23-25 at the Marina Bay Sands Singapore.
ETL’s presence at the show highlights ETL’s commitment to the Asia-Pacific region and follows recent, major orders placed by operators in the region. Among these operators is Malaysia-based regional communications satellite operator MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd.

Comcast to Become First Cable Operator with Carrier-Grade SD-WAN

Comcast Business announces SD-WAN beta trial for mid-market and enterprise

Comcast Business today announced it is beta testing a new software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) solution for mid-market and enterprise customers. Comcast Business’ SD-WAN solution combines the power of gigabit speeds with the agility of software-defined networks, enabling better application performance, centralized network policy management, and more effective cost controls.
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