CenturyLink and Accedian Showcase Real-Time Visibility for Global-Scale Services

MEF16 proof of concept (PoC) demonstrates tools proven in global production networks

CenturyLink, a leading global communications, hosting, cloud, and IT services company, and Accedian, the end-to-end network performance experts, will demonstrate a new level of performance visibility for global networks at the MEF16 conference proof of concept (PoC) showcase. Conference attendees will learn how standards-based, open technologies can be combined to create real-time performance assurance frameworks within the context of big data analytics.

Viavi Delivers Virtualized Test for Orchestrated Multi-Carrier Multi-Platform PoC

MEF16 demo highlights collaboration with Tier-1 international CSPs and cloud service providers

Viavi Solutions today announced that it is collaborating with pioneers in network function virtualization (NFV) to demonstrate the automated delivery of dynamic, bandwidth-on-demand services via an orchestrated multi-carrier, multi-platform solution. The demonstration will occur as part of a Proof of Concept Showcase at MEF16, November 7-9 in Baltimore, Maryland. Viavi will provide a demonstration of virtualized test and assurance of Layer 1-4 connectivity and service quality.

Global Capacity Expands Network with High-Speed Ethernet Backbone

Utilizing Ciena Platform to Drive the Advancement of Over-the-Top Business Solutions

Global Capacity, the leading connectivity as a service company, today announces the expansion of its One Marketplace™ network backbone with high-speed Ethernet utilizing Ciena's® 8700 Packetwave® Platform.  The existing metro infrastructures have been interworked with the new higher speed Ethernet architecture delivering the ability to scale bandwidth capacity along these routes to 100 Gigabit Ethernet.

mmWave Guru & Industry Visionary on 5G Future

Key voice in 5G R&D on anticipated applications and flexible spectrum use - Q&A with NYU's Rappaport

Professor Theodore Rappaport, Founding Director, NYU WIRELESSOn July 14, 2016 the FCC adopted new rules for wireless broadband operations above 24 GHz, making the U.S. the first country to make this spectrum available and leapfrogging other nations in the race for 5G mmWave technology.

CenturyLink to Acquire Level 3 Communications

Will create second largest US communications provider serving global enterprise customers

MONROE, La. and BROOMFIELD, Colo., Oct, 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CenturyLink (NYSE:  CTL) and Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE:  LVLT) today announced that their Boards of Directors have unanimously approved a definitive merger agreement under which CenturyLink will acquire Level 3 in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $34 billion, including the assumption of debt.

OneAccess Networks Unveils Open Virtualization Platform for Operators & Service Providers

Flexible, Linux-based middleware enables operators to host, chain & manage VNFs from multiple vendors

27 October 2016 - Continuing in its mission to enable fast network virtualization for operators and service providers, OneAccess Networks today unveils the Open Virtualization Platform (OVP), a Linux-based middleware platform that enables operators to perform full lifecycle management of OneAccess' own virtualized network functions (VNFs), together with those from other vendors across the industry.

BridgeVoice Launches Operator Based Product on its Automated Carrier Platform

New Feature Provides Solution to Connect Carriers to Extensive Direct Operators Network

Kew Gardens, NY – October 26, 2016 – BridgeVoice (TM), a global leader in retail and wholesale VoIP termination services, and an integral part of multinational telecom technology and carrier services provider Bankai Group, today announces the launch of an exclusive Operator Based Product on its Automated Carrier Platform.  This added feature will provide a simple and effective means for the carrier community to directly connect with an array of network operators via the BridgeVoice platform.
 

Certes and Telco Systems to Deliver Security for Virtualized Networks

Enabling CSPs to provide enterprises encrypted on demand network services

PITTSBURGH, PA. and MANSFIELD, MA. – October 27, 2016: Certes Networks, a leading innovator in software-defined security solutions to protect enterprise applications, today announces its technology partnership with Telco Systems, the leading provider of innovative
CE 2.0, MPLS, IP and SDN & NFV solutions.
 
The partnership will enable service providers to offer performance optimized, highly flexible secure enterprise network services incorporating the industry's most powerful enterprise application security solution.
 

ETA Keeps Technicians at the Cutting Edge of Fiber Optic Technology

Growing demand for more telecom capacity drives need for certified professionals with validated skills

The fiber optics industry is an ever evolving one, so ETA(R) International Fiber Optic Subject Matter Experts met recently to update the program competencies and exams. The major driving force behind the widespread use of fiber optics communication is the high and rapidly increasing demand for more telecommunication capacity and internet services, and requires certified professionals with validated skills to design, install and maintain the physical layer of fiber optic systems.

Mobile Security Industry Calls for 5G Standard to Provide Security Appropriate to Use Case

New paper recommends that 5G security decisions are based on data value, level of risk & device cost

SIMalliance has published a new technical white paper, which analyses functional and security requirements, together with proposed solutions, across five market segments for 5G – massive IoT, critical communications, enhanced mobile broadband, vehicle to X (V2X) and network operations.

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