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

Nokia FastMile Jumps on Rural Broadband Wireless Bandwagon

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Although service providers and developers haven’t made much fanfare about it, there has been a lot of activity in the rural broadband wireless area lately, with the Nokia FastMile solution as the latest example. Some see broadband wireless as a serious contender technology as the...Learn More

Indoor Mobile Forecast: Six-Fold Increase by 2020

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ABI Research expects in-building mobile data traffic will increase over 600 percent, reaching 53 exabytes (1 billion billion) per month worldwide in 2020. Rapid growth in 4G adoption and Wi-Fi offload will be the main factors fueling double-digit annual growth to the end of the...Learn More

Behind the $16.5 Billion Nokia/ Alcatel-Lucent Merger Plan

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Word that Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent were close to a merger agreement has proven true. The two companies today announced “their intention to combine to create an innovation leader in next generation technology and services for an IP connected world.” The combined company will be called...Learn More

Nokia Networks and HP Partner to Accelerate Operator Deployment of Telco Clouds

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12 November, 2014 — Espoo, Finland and Palo Alto, Calif. – Nokia Networks and HP are collaborating on a joint telco cloud solution compliant with ETSI NFV* principles, designed to provide operators with an open source-based cloud that meets their demanding reliability and availability requirements...Learn More

Nokia Networks First to Trial LTE for National TV Broadcasting

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July 29, 2014 — Espoo, Finland – Nokia Networks is pioneering the technology needed to efficiently use LTE for nationwide TV broadcasting. The company is working with a range of partners* in the world’s first field trial of wide-area TV broadcasting using a single LTE...Learn More

Nokia to Fully Acquire Siemens’ Stake in Nokia Siemens Networks

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Espoo, Finland and Munich, Germany – July 1, 2013 — Nokia Corporation and Siemens AG today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which Nokia acquires Siemens’ entire 50% stake in their joint venture, Nokia Siemens Networks. The acquisition has been...Learn More

Report: Global VoIP, IMS Equipment Sales Post First Annual Gain in 3 Years

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Global sales of VoIP (Voice over IP) and IMS (IP Multimedia Subsystem) equipment rose for the first time in three years in 2012, increasing 9% year-to-year, according to Infonetics Research. A strong 4Q, particularly for IMS equipment, fueled the annual rise. Global sales of carrier...Learn More