Report: Mobile Malware Infections Soared 400% in 2016

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Mobile device users worldwide faced a steadily growing number of malware threats throughout 2016. Smartphones were most at risk, accounting for 85 percent of total mobile malware infections globally in 2016’s second half, according to Nokia’s latest, bi-annual “Threat Intelligence Report.” The annual total of...Learn More

Nokia Claims 600 MHz LTE Equipment First

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Nokia claimed a 600 MHz LTE equipment first today, announcing that it has completed the first pre-standard 600 MHz LTE call using commercially available equipment. The winning bidders in the FCC’s auction of 600 MHz spectrum are expected to use the spectrum to expand their...Learn More

Nokia, Alphabet, and Qualcomm Demo Private LTE Network Over CBRS Shared Spectrum

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7 February 2017 — Las Vegas, Nevada – Nokia, Alphabet’s Access Group  and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. joined forces to demonstrate the first live demo of a private LTE network over CBRS (Citizens Broadband Radio Service) shared spectrum at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The companies...Learn More

Network Engineers Test Next-Gen 10G XGS-PON Standard

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Network engineers from more than 30 companies gathered at LAN’s Digital Applications Laboratory in Tauxigny, France to test the performance and interoperability of ITU-T’s new 10-gigabit symmetrical passive optical networking XGS-PON standard. XGS-PON has emerged quickly as a global industry standard that is to co-exist...Learn More

Nokia Finalizes Acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent

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Espoo, Finland, Nov. 02, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) Nokia can now start eliminating complexity and costs of two separate corporate structures Nokia is already leveraging extended scale and scope to new customers in new sectors to meet connectivity demands Nokia’s broad product portfolio, spanning fixed and...Learn More

U.S. Cellular 5G Tests Show Technology’s Potential for Rural Markets

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5G wireless technology could be an important technology for mid-sized and rural markets, as news today about U.S. Cellular 5G testing illustrates. The company said it had collaborated with Nokia to test 5G and demonstrate 5G in a fixed wireless configuration. U.S. Cellular and Nokia...Learn More

Sprint and Nokia Kick-Off Three-Channel Carrier Aggregation LTE Plus Deployment in Kansas City

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), August 31, 2016 – Today Sprint and Nokia kicked-off the launch of three-channel carrier aggregation in Kansas City’s LTE Plus Network with a live demonstration at Kauffman Stadium. Just prior to the Royals vs Yankees match-up, the companies showcased three-channel...Learn More

Adtran Sees Great Opportunity in Next Generation Network Disruption

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As broadband carriers map their future technology roadmap, there is an element of next generation network disruption underway. This disruption will occur as the traditional status-quo hardware centric broadband access network transitions to a programmable, agile, and software driven one. As a result, traditional relationships...Learn More

Strong Industry Support for Obama $400 Million Advanced Wireless Research Initiative

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Four city-wide initiatives will be a key part of President Obama’s Advanced Wireless Research Initiative (AWRI), announced today. The initiative, which has the support of numerous communications companies and communications industry organizations, aims to spur the development of technology to support fifth generation wireless networks....Learn More

Bell Labs Wireless Capacity Vs. Demand Forecast: Carriers Must Invest More

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Network service providers won’t be able to keep pace with surging wireless traffic unless they increase investment in next-generation technologies, according to a wireless capacity vs. demand forecast from Bell Labs Consulting. Researchers advise providers to invest in technologies such as 5G and cloud platforms...Learn More

LTE Equipment Forecast Calls for a Five-Year Decline

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IHS Technology has issued a rather pessimistic global LTE equipment forecast, despite a rather positive current picture. The worldwide mobile infrastructure market grew 3% between the fourth quarter of 2014 and the fourth quarter of 2015, according to IHS. The macrocell mobile infrastructure market totaled...Learn More

AT&T/ Nokia Utility IoT Offering to Rely on Dedicated Spectrum

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A new AT&T/ Nokia utility IoT offering aims to address the key issue that utility companies have had with purchasing wireless connectivity from wireless service providers, explained Mike Troiano, vice president of industrial IoT for AT&T, in an interview. Utilities are seeking two-way wireless communications...Learn More