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.

CenturyLink Wins 10-year NIH Colocation Contract

July 10, 2014 — WASHINGTON – CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) recently won a colocation contract from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) that could be worth nearly $63 million over the next 10 years. CenturyLink will provide colocation, network connectivity and disaster recovery services to...Learn More

Verizon Launches Cloud-Based Web Firewall

NEW YORK, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — In an initiative that constitutes a major advancement in the fight to protect websites and Web applications from cyberattacks, Verizon Digital Media Services is announcing the beta launch of a cloud-based Web application firewall. The Verizon WAF sets...Learn More

Bell Labs Claims New Speed Record with 10 Gbps Over Copper

The research and development arm of Alcatel-Lucent, Bell Labs, announced a new speed record for the transmission of data over copper lines of 10 Gbps (10,000 Mbps). The experiment was in a lab setting, using prototype technology called XG-FAST, which is a prototype extension of...Learn More

AT&T Enhances Toggle BYOD Offering

DALLAS, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — AT&T is making it easy for workers to carry just one smartphone. New enhancements to AT&T Toggle® give network administrators more control, employees more flexibility and organizations more security when preparing for a bring-your-own-device (BYOD) environment. With the latest...Learn More

Pioneer Cellular to Use Transaction Network Services

July 08, 2014 — RESTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Pioneer Cellular, a mobile service provider in Oklahoma and Kansas has selected Transaction Network Services (TNS) as its new service provider for wireless solutions. With this agreement, TNS will become the exclusive provider of mobility services to Pioneer and...Learn More

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