Comcast introduces Xfinity Mobile

Claims 'America's largest, most reliable 4G LTE network and the largest Wi-Fi network'

Comcast today introduced Xfinity Mobile, a new wireless service designed for the way people use their phones today, with the internet and data at the center of the experience. Up to eighty percent of smartphone data traffic in the U.S. travels over Wi-Fi,1 not cellular networks, making Wi-Fi a key solution to today's mobile data consumption. Xfinity Mobile uses America's largest, most reliable 4G LTE network along with Comcast's 16 million Wi-Fi hotspots to provide consumers with a better wireless experience, for less money, on today's most popular devices.

TIA Applauds House E&C Committee’s Focus on Connectivity Issues

Subcommittee Hearing Today Affirmed Importance of MOBILE NOW for Advancing 5G and IoT

The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, applauded the House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology for today’s hearing on mobile connectivity.

SIMalliance Reports 5% Growth in 2016 Global SIM Shipments

Highest ever SIM shipment volume; strong growth in Asia behind positive global outlook


The SIMalliance membership, which represents approximately 90% of the global SIM market, has reported a 5% year-on-year growth in its 2016 shipment volumes, with a total 4.9 billion units shipped during that period. This is the highest annual volume of shipment units reported yet by the organisation. SIMalliance members estimate that the total available global market for SIM cards also grew in 2016 by 2.8% to 5.45 billion units.

Keysight Technologies to Help China Telecom Accelerate NB-IoT Device Test

Design optimization, device efficiency, and interoperability for NB-IoT networks

Keysight Technologies, Inc. today announced that its cellular-IoT test solution was selected by China Telecom to help accelerate its Narrow-Band IoT (NB-IoT) chipset and module certification progress. Based on the E7515A UXM wireless test set, Keysight is the only all-in-one test platform vendor to support China Telecom’s NB-IoT RF conformance test and power consumption verification.

SD-WAN Takes Global Capacity One Marketplace Hybrid WAN to Next Level

Global Capacity Partners with VeloCloud to Deliver Managed SD-WAN Services

Global Capacity, the leading connectivity as a service company, today announces a partnership with VeloCloud™ Networks, Inc., the Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN™ company, and industry-leading SD-WAN (Software-Defined Wide Area Network) technology provider to offer managed SD-WAN services. The partnership is part of Global Capacity’s strategy to expand its global Enterprise networking portfolio with software defined services that deliver flexibility, performance and reliability.

FirstNet Partners with AT&T to Build Wireless Broadband First Responders Network

Record-breaking public-private partnership modernizes emergency communications infrastructure

Last week, the Department of Commerce and First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) announced the selection of AT&T to build the first nationwide wireless broadband network dedicated to America's first responders.  This record-breaking public-private partnership is a significant investment in the communications infrastructure that public safety desperately needs for day-to-day operations, disaster response and recovery, and securing of large events. It will also make 20 MHz of prime broadband spectrum available for private-sector development.

TIM And Italtel Modernize VoIP Services For Poste Italiane

Infrastructure NFV logic upgrade enables innovative services and functions

 TIM, Italy's leading ICT company, and Italtel, a leading telecommunications company in Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), managed services and all-IP communication, have jointly designed and deployed - within a ‘Raggruppamento Temporaneo di Imprese' (temporary group of companies) in which TIM is the lead - an evolved Voice-over-IP (VoIP) infrastructure for Poste Italiane. 
 
Poste Italiane is Italy's largest company operating in postal delivery, logistics, financial and insurance services, and digital communication, with network capabilities across

CBNL unlocks 31GHz with new PMP millimeter wave solution

Adds VectaStar solution to portfolio across the 28-39GHz bands for 5G

Cambridge Broadband Networks (CBNL), the market leader in licensed point-to-multipoint (PMP) microwave and millimeter wave, has today launched a 31GHz variant of its VectaStar® solution, broadening the company's coverage of licensed high-band frequencies to accelerate 5G backhaul and fixed wireless.
 
The VectaStar 31GHz solution drives significant innovation into a previously under-utilized band in the US, providing carriers with a unique business case to unlock the vast bandwidth of millimeter wave and deliver next generation services across the country.

First Industrial IoT Programmable Radio (IPR) Enables Process Control and Automation

FreeWave's IPR makes Fog Computing, M2M and the Intelligent IIoT a reality

FreeWave Technologies, Inc. (www.freewave.com), a leader in industrial, secure Machine to Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) wireless networking solutions, today announced the industry's first IIoT Programmable Radio (IPR), which supports third party software applications for Edge and Fog Computing in IIoT communication networks (http://www.freewave.com/products/zumlink-ipr-iiot-programmable-radio/). FreeWave's IPR can support JAVA, Python, C, and C+ and connects to any IP device or sensor.

PCCW Global and SAP Digital Interconnect to Improve Mobile Services Quality

Allowing MNOs to offer new services including ENUM and VoLTE traffic routing

PCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT, Hong Kong's premier telecommunications service provider, has signed an agreement with SAP Mobile Services now SAP Digital Interconnect to merge their respective Internetwork Packet Exchange (IPX) domains into a single IPX domain.
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