Operators Dialing up Wi-Fi Calling to Deliver a Better Customer Experience

Customers expect to make calls and browse the internet wherever they are. Stepping outside to take a call is a nuisance many people can no longer tolerate. In fact, a study conducted by YouGov and commissioned by SpiderCloud Wireless found that 74 percent of mobile subscribers are willing to switch providers if it means better service at home and at the office.

Omnitron Launches Compact and Cost-Effective microNID

Omnitron Systems Technology, Inc.a leader in Carrier Ethernet demarcation, today announced the launch of the iConverter microNID. This low-latency, compact and cost-effective Network Interface Device (NID) enables Service Providers to easily provision and monitor SLA-guaranteed business, 4G/LTE macro cell and small cell backhaul Ethernet services.

Ericsson first to deliver 5G NR radio

Rollout Services solution facilitates complete rollout from configuration to verification in a single visit

Ericsson is commercializing the world's first 5G NR radio for massive MIMO, with the first deployments coming in 2017. Together with the Ericsson 5G Plug-Ins announced in June and Ericsson's already commercially available Radio System Baseband 5216, which currently powers Ericsson's award-winning Radio Test Bed, Ericsson is first to deliver all components of a 5G access network.

Edgeware Expands Its TV CDN Aechitecture with A New Virtualized TV Server

Edgeware, the pioneer in TV CDN technology, has today announced a new software-based server solution that allows its customers to build their TV delivery infrastructure using standard I

Satellites Remain Key Link in Evolving Hybrid Network Chain

Microwave Journal

The global demand for bandwidth, which shows no sign of plateauing, has service providers and internet companies scrambling to add capacity, whether by evolving existing network technologies (e.g., hybrid fiber coax) or developing greenfield approaches (e.g., high altitude balloons). Among the mix, existing satellite players and new entrants are developing the next generation of satellites to blanket the globe with 10s of Gbps of capacity. Our partners at Microwave Journal asked Intelsat, the company that launched Intelsat 1 in 1965 and now operates the world’s largest satellite services business, to describe their strategy for high bandwidth satellites.

Wireless Broadband Alliance Launches City Wi-Fi Roaming Project

New initiative connects the networks of major cities around the world

The Wireless Broadband Alliance today launches the City Wi-Fi Roaming project, part of the World Wi-Fi Day initiative to accelerate affordable wireless connectivity around the world. The initiative allows consumers and visitors of major cities, including New York, San Francisco, San Jose and Singapore, to automatically and securely roam between the public Wi-Fi networks throughout August and September.

Taiwan Mobile Selects Cisco Jasper to Enable Enterprise IoT Services

Cisco® Jasper Control Center to help its customers unlock new revenue streams

Taiwan businesses are positioned for an Internet of Things (IoT) application boost. Taiwan Mobile has selected the Cisco® Jasper Control Center to help its customers unlock new revenue streams, introduce new customer services and, at the same time, manage costs and monetize through various IoT application services.

Intelsat 33e, the Second Intelsat EpicNG Satellite, Successfully Launched into Orbit

Expands Intelsat EpicNG coverage for aeronautical and maritime mobility from the Caribbean and North Atlantic across Europe, Asia and Africa

Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network, powered by its leading satellite backbone, today announced that Intelsat 33e, the second of seven planned Intelsat EpicNG high throughput satellites, was launched successfully from French Guiana aboard an Ariane 5 launch vehicle. Liftoff occurred at 6:16 p.m. EDT. The Intelsat 33e satellite separated from the rocket’s upper stage at 6:44 p.m. EDT, and signal acquisition has been confirmed.

New TIA Standard Will Improve Communications in Tower Planning and Construction

The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high tech communications networks, will release a new standard to facilitate improved communication between engineers and contractors when planning and assessing tower construction.

Pay-TV Innovation Forum Highlights Varying Growth Opportunities for Asia Pacific Pay-TV Service Providers

NAGRA, a Kudelski Group company and the world’s leading independent provider of content protection and multiscreen television solutions, in partnership with MTM, a leading international research and strategy consultancy, have revealed the APAC findings from the Pay-TV Innovation Forum research program.

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