Carrier Evolution

As telecom carriers evolve, Carrier Evolution tracks the important developments in telecom and broadband which drive that evolution, including IP voice, unified communications, collaboration and consumer applications. Carrier Evolution offers original and curated content from external sources.

10 Gigabit Broadband Gains Further Momentum with Calix News

Ultra-high-speed broadband gained further momentum today with an announcement from Calix that the company will support increased capacity and 10 Gbps connectivity on its popular E-Series broadband access equipment. To enable the capability, based on the ITU/FSAN NG-PON2 standard, customers will install new line cards for...Learn More

AT&T to Invest Some $3 Billion in Mexico Mobile Internet Expansion

AT&T intends to expand its high-speed mobile Internet service to Mexico, creating what they hope will be a converged market in North America, serving some 400 million people. AT&T on June 25 announced it will invest some $3 billion in the expansion and expects its...Learn More

4G LTE Subscriber Forecast Calls for 2.3 Billion Subscribers by 2019

The number of 4G LTE subscribers worldwide will grow at a 35 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) over the next five years, rising from 516 million to 2.3 billion. The prediction comes from TeleGeography, which bases its projection on data obtained from its GlobalComms...Learn More

UNH-IOL Hosts First “Ultra-Fast” G.Fast Plugfest

The Broadband Forum on June 16 announced the completion of the world’s first equipment plugfest. Fourteen chipset and equipment manufacturers participated in the event, which took place in early June at the authorized testing/certification facilities at the University of New Hampshire, according...Learn More

AT&T: Nearly 22 Million IoT Connected Devices on Our Network

AT&T hasn’t been wasting time when it comes to finding and taking advantage of opportunities in the vast, fast emerging Internet of Things (IoT) market space. According to a June 15th press release, AT&T announced signed IoT agreements with more than 136 companies spanning a...Learn More

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