CES 2017 Keynotes and Conference Highlights - 5G, V2V, IoT, and OTT

Not just abuzz about one new thing this year, noise floor elevated as buzzing came from all corners

CES 2017 Special Report
CES 2017 marked the 50th occasion of the event, which has grown to become one of the largest tradeshows in the world, and which now more than ever showcases the demand from consumers and suppliers for digital products, systems and processes to be connected. Twenty years ago, perhaps we could have predicted that the latest and greatest TV sets and products for the home featured at this event would feature network connectivity, that Virtual Reality and Artificial Intelligence would become increasingly viable technology platforms, and that electronic commerce would be commonplace.

CES 2017 Demos First Product to Implement Full ITU-T G.hn Spec with MIMO Support

Anticipating Sharp Growth of 4K OTT adoption, HomeGrid Forum showcases newly certified G.hn chips

CES 2017,  Many G.hn product breakthroughs, some of which have been certified in the last 12 months as part of a greatly successful year for the technology, are on showcase today at CES 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. HomeGrid Forum and its Accredited Test House (ATH), Allion Labs, recently announced they have successfully certified 19 Gigabit-capable products to date, and the number is set to grow at an even faster rate in 2017 because of its future-proof and versatile characteristics. 
 
Marvell’s latest 88LX5152 chip will be exhibited at the show.

Ultra Mobile Launches 'Data My Way' To Optimize The Power Of 4G LTE For Its Customers

Ultra Mobile and Univision Mobile Customers Can Now Control Download Speeds to Make Better Use of Limited High-Speed Data

Ultra Mobile, a nationwide mobile carrier developing first-of-its-kind mobile phone services with unlimited international calling and text, announced today the launch of 'Data My Way,' a new feature that empowers Ultra Mobile and 

Keysight, UC San Diego Collaborate to Prove Viability of 5G with Record-Setting Data Rates

Bidirectional link operates in 60 GHz band with phased-array beam-pointing capabilities, supports applications in 5G, aerospace and defense

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ip.access Backs Shared Spectrum Solution to Improve UK Rural Coverage

Leading small cell solutions provider responds to Parliamentary group report seeking to deliver better mobile coverage for all

ip.access has called for UK regulators and mobile operators to pursue a multi-operator shared spectrum solution to improve mobile coverage in rural areas and beyond.

Yahoo! JAPAN Deploys Infinera Cloud Xpress for Data Center Interconnect

Hyper-scale density, operational simplicity and low power consumption

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 05, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Infinera, a provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, announced that Yahoo! JAPAN, a leading Japanese internet company, deployed the Infinera Cloud Xpress to interconnect its data centers in Osaka. The Cloud Xpress enables Yahoo! JAPAN to interconnect data centers with hyper-scale density, operational simplicity and low power consumption to deliver internet services to its customers.

Viavi's OneExpert Supports Openreach on G.fast Pilot

Modular Design, Cloud-Based Management Platform and Customer History Seal the Deal

Milpitas, Calif., December 5, 2016 – Viavi Solutions (NASDAQ: VIAV) today announced that Openreach, BT's local network business, has selected the OneExpert™ 580 xDSL field tester to support its G.fast pilot that will see ultrafast speeds provided to around 140,000 premises by March 2017. G.fast is a cutting-edge technology that allows delivery of ultrafast speeds over existing fibre to the cabinet lines.

GlobalPlatform Launches China Task Force

Forum for Chinese members to outline region's network security requirements

05 December – GlobalPlatform has launched a China Task Force (CTF) to give Chinese members, and all GlobalPlatform members with

business interests in China, a dedicated platform to identify and agree on requirements from the region and work directly with

Chinese industry and standards associations. The group will share its insights with GlobalPlatform's technical committees to

5G is impossible without full convergence, reveals Wireless Broadband Alliance Annual Industry Report 2016

IoT and 5G are impractical without convergence and coexistence of licensed and unlicensed technologies

The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), in partnership with Maravedis-Rethink, has today published its Annual Industry Report for 2016, revealing that the Internet of Things (IoT), the hyper-dense network and 5G will not be economic or practical without the convergence and coexistence of licensed and unlicensed technologies. Ultimately, success will depend on unlicensed technologies working in conjunction with licensed networks, enabling new performance levels and flexibility for service providers of all kinds.

G.fast takes center stage as Broadband Forum takes part in ITU Telecom World 2016

Forum leaders team up with Telebyte to showcase G.fast in real-world test environment

 

Broadband Forum Chairman Kevin Foster on G.fast

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