Juniper Networks Partners With Affirmed Networks

Partnership stands to reshape the way mobile networks are built

Marketwire

SUNNYVALE, CA and ACTON, MA

Juniper Networks, the industry leader in networking innovation, and Affirmed Networks, the leader in virtualized mobile networks, today announced the formation of a technology partnership focused on the development of solutions that help service providers transition quickly and efficiently to a virtualized mobile architecture. The goal of the partnership's virtualized mobile network reference architecture is to enable wireless service providers to deploy new services faster and at a lower cost than legacy solutions.

The FCC’s Broadband Progress, a Ways Yet to Go

Regulators release second report based on a controversial 25 Mbps threshold

In late January, the Federal Communications Commission voted on a Broadband Progress Report, which once again reaches the erroneous conclusion that the United States is not making reasonable and timely progress toward deploying “advanced telecommunications capability” (a.k.a. broadband). The report’s conclusions rest on a highly strained reading of the evidence, and do not conform to the statutorily-directed purpose of the report.

Oracle Enables Telefónica Spain to Power New Services

Swisscomm Transitions to All-IP Network with Help From Oracle Solutions

Redwood Shored, Ca:

In a move to evolve its network to provide converged communications, leading European communications service provider (CSP) Telefónica Spain has chosen Oracle as a supplier of session border controller and will use the Oracle Communication Session Border Controller for its full portfolio of services which include residential services, mobile rich communication services (RCS), business services including SIP trunking, interconnection to support agreements with other CSPs, and Voice over LTE (VoLTE).

Italtel Partners with Telarix to Launch Solution for Controlling Complex Networks

Integrated architecture has already been deployed for one of the top five global service providers worldwide

Milan, Italy

Italtel, a leading telecommunications company in Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), managed services and all-IP communication, and Telarix, a market leader in interconnect business optimization solutions, today announced they have jointly defined a complete end-to-end solution for controlling large networks.

The solution integrates Telarix’s wholesale business automation suite iXTools and Italtel’s centralized routing and policy server i-RPS to enable easy provisioning of complex services, accelerated network deployment and reduced operating costs.

AirHop's Self-Organizing Network Solutions Uses Open Source SDN & NFV Platform

AirHop Joins Open Networking Lab as a collaborator and brings real-time SON expertise to ONOS project

San Diego, California:

RAD’s MiNID is First Miniature NID to Receive MEF Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Certification

MiNID easily adds powerful PM capabilities to any existing device

MAHWAH, New Jersey:

RAD’s award-winning MiNID®, part of its Service Assured Access (SAA) solution portfolio for communications service providers, has become the first miniature network interface device to receive MEF CE 2.0 certification.

With this certification, operators can now instantly upgrade their infrastructure to support premium Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certified offerings for business, mobile backhaul and wholesale services without expensive investments in network forklifts.

The Future of IoT Connectivity

The Availability of Mobile Data Connectivity is Key

As the Internet of Things (IoT) matures, and begins to mean more than the oversimplified (and over-hyped) early examples, such as the much maligned connected fridge, it has become clear that mobile networks will be crucial for ensuring connectivity of devices. It’s beyond doubt that mobile data connectivity (3G/4G) will be key to this, until the arrival of 5G at least.

Interdigital Mobile Edge Computing Proof of Concept Accepted by ETSI

'FLIPS-Flexible IP-based Services' proposal submitted

WILMINGTON,DE

InterDigital, Inc., a mobile technology research and development company, today announced that ETSI’s Industry Specification Group for Mobile Edge Computing (ISG MEC) officially accepted the proposal submitted by the company and four other collaborators titled “FLIPS – Flexible IP-based Services.” The proof-of-concept is the fourth accepted by the ETSI group, joining proofs-of-concept by China Mobile, Intel, Nokia and Telecom Italia.

Intelsat 29e, the First Intelsat EpicNG Satellite, Successfully Launched into Orbit

Launch begins a new era of high throughput satellite services

Luxembourg:

Intelsat S.A., the world’s leading provider of satellite services, today announced that Intelsat 29e, the first of the Intelsat EpicNG high throughput satellites, was launched successfully from French Guiana aboard an Ariane 5 vehicle. Liftoff occurred at 6:20 pm EST. The Intelsat 29e satellite separated from the rocket’s upper stage 38 minutes after launch, at 6:58 pm EST, and signal acquisition has been confirmed.

Seven global telecom companies join Global Network Initiative, promote privacy across ICT

Move extends GNI’s global company constituency to encompass Internet and comms companies

From February 1st, Millicom, Nokia, Orange, Telefónica, Telenor Group, TeliaSonera, and Vodafone Group will have official observer status within the GNI. Observer status, which lasts for one year and precedes full GNI membership, is an opportunity for the ID companies to engage directly within GNI’s unique multi-stakeholder forum of ICT companies, human rights and press freedom groups, academics and investors.

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