TIA Announces New Senior Leadership, Reaffirms Mission to Advance Connectivity

New Hires Bring Experience from Nokia, Alcatel Lucent, Time Warner and More

Arlington, VA (February 1, 2017) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, today announced it has added four new executives as the organization furthers its mission to advance connectivity and accelerate members' business growth. With years of experience in business, government, and at associations, the new staff will expand TIA's effort to help companies navigate rapidly changing technology and policy landscapes.

Global Capacity's Ethernet Cloud Simplifies Connectivity to AWS, Google, Azure and Equinix

One Marketplace Platform Combines Ethernet and Cloud Connect, Streamlining the Cloud Ecosystem

Waltham, MA, USA, January 31, 2017 - Global Capacity,  the leading connectivity as a service company, today announces the availability of its innovative Ethernet Multi-Cloud Connect service.

Making the OTT Threat Work for You

Instead of developing products or services to compete with OTT, operators need to focus on their core

By now, we all know that over-the-top (OTT) apps and companies pose a serious threat to the way Communications Service Providers (CSPs) have been doing business. Operators are steadily losing revenue to communication-over-IP (CoIP) trailblazers providing their services for end users (in most cases) free of charge, using conferencing and collaboration as the lead.

AXOS Sandbox from Calix Claims to Be First Software Defined Access (SDA) Environment

Expedites back office integration to enable faster innovation and new service introduction

PETALUMA, CA – January 25, 2017 – Calix, Inc. (NYSE: CALX), the world leader in Intelligent Access, today announced AXOS Sandbox, a virtual environment that dramatically improves the economics of new services introduction by eliminating the need for physical systems in service provider labs. With AXOS Sandbox, service providers can speed up service delivery by reducing the time needed for lab testing, BSS and OSS integration work, and software certification by deploying virtual instances of Calix AXOS systems.

ZenFi And Cross River Fiber Offer Self-Service, Automated Metro Connectivity

zXc Platform Streamlines Ordering of Network-to-Network Metro Cross-Connects Between Data Centers

New York, NY and Morristown, NJ, January 24, 2017 — ZenFi, New York's carrier-neutral fronthaul fiber provider, and Cross River Fiber, a New Jersey-based fiber optic and telecommunications service provider, today announce a new and innovative partnership focused on streamlining the ability for customers to connect to their resources.

Anite's Nemo T&M Suite Uses Geospatial Intelligence to Drive LTE Optimization

Real-time cloud data feeds improve field testing, streamline processes and reduce OPEX

Oulu, Finland – 25th January, 2017 – Anite, now part of Keysight Technologies, today launched a new module for its Nemo Xynergy platform, the Nemo Xynergy Geospatial Intelligence. The solution is targeted at RF/performance engineering teams for driveless optimization through correlated analytics, and customer care and service assurance teams for customer experience management, so that they can efficiently prioritize and resolve issues that degrade network quality and customer experience. 
 

Abeeway and Actility partner to deliver next-generation geolocation for IoT

Flexible solution combining the precision of GPS with the low-power, long-range, low cost of LP-WAN

LoRa Alliance All Members' Meeting, London: 25th January 2017: Actility, the industry leader in Low Power Wide Area Networks (LPWAN), and Abeeway, the geolocation system specialist, today announce their partnership to develop and commercialise a flexible location solution for the IoT combining the precision of GPS with the low-power, long-range capability and low cost of LPWA networks enabled by Actility's ThingPark IoT Platform.

MultiTech Introduces Access Point for Indoor, High-Density LoRa-WAN Networks

Provides Deep in-Building Connectivity and Improved Service for Operators and Enterprise

Mounds View, MN – January 24, 2017 – Multi-Tech Systems, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of M2M and IoT devices, today announced the availability of MultiConnect® Conduit™ AP access point for LoRa® technology. The new cost-optimized gateway connects thousands of IoT assets to the cloud utilizing the power of LoRaWAN™, a Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) specification deployed for wireless battery operated Things in  regional, national and global networks.

Telcos Need an Over-The-Top Game Plan: What's Your Move?

The fast adoption of new OTT services has a double impact on mobile network operators

Over-the-top (OTT) players that offer innovative services are gaining ground. These players are constantly growing and adding more and more subscribers into their databases.
 
Telecommunication companies have seen the impact that OTT services have on their networks and services. Along the years, less people using text-messaging services available via mobile network operators to communicate; instead OTT messaging players, such as WhatsApp, Skype and Viber (among many others), are replacing them.
 

Digi International Reshapes Embedded Cellular Market with the Launch of Digi XBee Cellular

Embedded Modem Delivers a Fast Track for OEM Cellular Designs; FCC Pre-certified and Verizon End-device certified

MINNETONKA, Minn. – Digi International®, (NASDAQ: DGII), a leading global provider of machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity products and services, today announced the general availability of Digi XBee® Cellular. Newly developed for the North American market, this addition to the Digi XBee family of products will allow Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) to quickly and easily integrate LTE CAT 1 cellular connectivity into their designs.
 

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