TIA Urges DC to Invest in Connectivity Infrastructure to Advance Smart Communities

Joint Letter Sent Today Welcomes House E&C Subcommittee Focus on 'Smart' Technology at Local Level

Arlington, Va. (March 16, 2017) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, today  applauded action in the U.S. House on policy measures to enhance the deployment of "smart" technology at the local level. In a letter sent to the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection, TIA and several other groups offer support for a Smart Communities Bill that promotes the use of advanced technologies and systems.

Broadband Forum launches new Council for NG-PON2

Council will focus on delivering the promise of this new technology

Fremont, California, 16 March 2017. The Broadband Forum today welcomes NG-PON2 Forum members, integrating the NG-PON2 Forum to create the new NG-PON2 Council, which will aim to accelerate the development of NG-PON2 technology as it continues to gain momentum.
 

Orange Business Services and Riverbed bring SD-WAN to hybrid networks

VNF deployment is key milestone on the Orange network-as-a-service roadmap

Orange Business Services is strengthening its hybrid network offering with software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) technology from its partner Riverbed Technology. The new solution will enable Orange customers to simplify the management of their hybrid networks and optimize the performance of both corporate and cloud applications. This launch is a key part of the Orange network-as-a-service strategy, and the solution will be available globally.

WiredScore Promotes Path to Develop Commercial Building Technology to Meet Future Needs

The Wired Certification Guidelines for Commercial Developments address current and future technology demands of tenants

NEW YORK CITY (March 15, 2017) – WiredScore, the company behind the international standard for rating Internet connectivity in commercial buildings, officially released the Wired Certification Guidelines for Commercial Developments and Redevelopments today. The comprehensive set of guidelines for designing buildings to meet the best-in-class standards for connectivity and telecommunications infrastructure, is the first and only manual of its kind.

Globalstar and Inmarsat to Form Partnership to Cross-Sell Satellite Services

More service options for the diverse needs of expanding international customer bases

COVINGTON, La., March 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Globalstar (NYSE:GSAT) and Inmarsat, two leading providers of mobile satellite and voice data communications services, announced today their intention to form a new partnership to cross-sell their respective products and services, increasing their global reach. The future partnership aims to provide additional service options for the growing and diverse needs of the companies' expanding international customer bases.

Cataleya Launches vOrchid One at Capacity Middle East 2017

Virtualised SBC to support the development of scalable, elastic and on-demand models

Singapore, 08 March 2017 – Cataleya, a leader in IP and networking innovation, has launched a virtualised software version of its award-winning next-generation session border controller (SBC) Orchid One. vOrchid One provides all of the functionality of the hardware version of Orchid One, combining Big Data, real-time network analytics and Machine Learning to guarantee network performance on IP.
 

Epsilon Launches Infiny On-Demand Connectivity Platform

datamena becomes first Middle East ecosystem to offer self-service provisioning

Dubai, 9 March 2017 – datamena, the carrier-neutral data centre and connectivity platform, partners with Epsilon, a privately owned global communications service provider, to deploy Epsilon's Infiny on-demand connectivity platform. In an industry first, datamena will be able to connect its enterprise customers directly to world-leading Cloud service providers and destinations around the world at the click of a button.
 

Digi International Enabling IoT in Space

Space Flight Illustrates 'On-Demand' Payload Deliveries from International Space Station

MINNETONKA, Minn., March 4, 2017 – Digi International®, (NASDAQ: DGII), a leading global provider of machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity products and services, announced that on Monday, March 6 at approximately 12:20 p.m. C.T.  its Digi XBee® 802.15.4 modules will be used by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) as part of a test program for wireless communications within satellites and payloads from the International Space Station (ISS).
 

HUBER+SUHNER unveil state-of-the-art RF over Fiber portfolio at SATELLITE 2017

End-to-end connectivity for mission critical satellite ground station applications

Washington DC, 06 March 2017: Global connectivity supplier, HUBER+SUHNER, has unveiled a new RF over Fiber portfolio at SATELLITE 2017, highlighting the company's ability to provide end-to-end connectivity for mission critical satellite ground station applications. 
 
The introduction of this portfolio – which includes 20 GHz RF over Fiber Transceiver – and the acquisition of Polatis now enables HUBER+SUHNER to offer dynamic end-to-end connectivity solutions for distribution of RF signals in ground stations over optical fiber.
 

What Happens along the Road to 5G?

Impact to Network Architecture and Systems may begin with 4G Optimization, HetNets and MEC

What Happens along the Road to 5G ?

Fifth Generation (5G) is anticipated to impact many aspects of telecom Network Architecture and Systems.  There are many things to consider along the road to 5G including 4G Optimization and supporting technologies such as HetNets and MEC.

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