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.

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.
 

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.

Nokia Announces “Three Steps to Heaven” Network Transformation Plan

Calls for better partnerships between vendors and operators to transform networks

Greater partnership working will be a critical factor in operators achieving network transformation while also meeting the current unprecedented demand for broadband capacity and quality of service needs across the world, Nokia’s VP of Fixed Networks Professional Services said last week.

 Coert de Boer was addressing the opening day conference at the Broadband World Forum, in London, where Nokia is also showcasing its Gigabit Smart Build portfolio launched last week.

Windstream to Expand Fixed Wireless Technology in 40 Markets

Deploying CBNL’s VectaStar 39GHz PMP radios to rapidly extend metro fiber networks

Windstream, a leading provider of advanced network communications, today announced a strategic partnership with Cambridge Broadband Networks (CBNL) and Straight Path Communications Inc. that will significantly expand the last-mile fixed wireless options for Windstream customers in 40 markets across the country. CBNL is the market leader in millimeter wave licensed point-to-multipoint (PMP), and Straight Path is the largest licensed millimeter wave spectrum holder in the U.S.

Globalstar Prepares for Release of the Next Generation Sat-Fi Satellite Wi-Fi Hotspot

Alpha testing of smaller, portable, more feature-rich device commences

Globalstar Inc. announced today that alpha testing of its next generation duplex device, Sat-Fi2, has commenced in preparation to fully launch the highly anticipated mass consumer and enterprise product in early 2017. Building upon its predecessor, Sat-Fi2 allows customers to use their smartphones and tablets to stay connected when beyond cellular.

Celliboost launches Mobile Technology for Secure Broadband Communications in Rugged Terrain

The Celliboost system is designed for communications in rural and open areas

 Israeli entrepreneurs have developed and begun marketing secure mobile broadband technology for rugged terrain.

The Dynamic Spectrum Alliance Applauds Ofcom’s Wi-Fi Spectrum Plan

UK regulator to open two more 80 MHz channels in the 5 GHz band to increase Wi-Fi speeds

The Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA) welcomes the decision by Ofcom, the independent regulator and competition authority for the UK communications industries, to consult on a proposal to increase the amount of spectrum available to Wi-Fi in the 5 GHz band.

Semtech to Participate in LoRa Alliance Member’s Meeting and Open House on July 19-21

LoRa Alliance Members From All Over the World to Meet and Showcase LoRaWAN Solutions in Munich

Semtech Corporation, a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, will demonstrate its LoRa wireless RF technology, including its recently announced LoRa geolocation solution, at the LoRa Alliance All Members Meeting and Open House on July 19-21 at the Hilton Munich.

Telepacific Rolls Out Advanced SD-WAN Connectivity in Nationwide Pilot

Delivers Guaranteed Performance and Leading-Edge Managed Services on Any Network

The constraints of location, network and uneven performance are rapidly fading into irrelevance as communications moves from a world dependent on proprietary hardware to one defined  – and unbound – by software.  TelePacific Communications, which announced in March that it was acquiring Unified Communications and managed IT services leader DSCI in a move creating a premier national managed services carrier, is leveraging Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) capabilities to rapidly take full advantage of that sea-change in communications.

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