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Global LTE connections surpass 2 billion mark

March 14, 2017

LTE continued its impressive momentum in North America, Latin America and throughout the world according to data from Ovum for the fourth quarter of 2016. As of the end of 2016, global LTE connections reached 1.9 billion and surpassed 2

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Broadband Forum announces creation of new Advisory Council

March 7, 2017

The Broadband Forum has formed a new Executive Advisory Council it said brings together industry leaders to help “ensure that the Forum delivers direction to the broadband industry in a fast-changing environment.” The creation of the new board originated in

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IDC forecasts global ICT spending to reach US$3.5 trillion this year

March 7, 2017

With economic uncertainty and volatility impacting business and consumer confidence, technology markets are in for a rocky ride over the next 18 months, according to the latest Worldwide Black Book from International Data Corporation (IDC). The quarterly review of information

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EXFO acquires U.K.-based Ontology Systems

March 7, 2017

EXFO Inc. has announced that it has acquired privately held Ontology Systems, a firm that specializes in real-time network topology discovery and service-chain mapping, for a total consideration of US$7.6 million, net of cash. UK-based Ontology Systems uses graph-data and semantic searches

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Huawei tells MWC delegates: 2017 is ‘Year of NB-IoT’

February 28, 2017

Huawei has predicted that 2017 will be the year of scale commercial rollout for Narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT) at the annual GSMA Global Mobile IoT Summit, a Mobile World Congress event. With the announcement Huawei also released its NB-IoT

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Ericsson, AT&T, Qualcomm demo VoLTE call for IoT

February 28, 2017

Ericsson, AT&T and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., say they are the first to announce the performance of a successful Voice over LTE (VoLTE) call for Internet of Things (IoT) on existing mobile network infrastructure with new software activation and new modem

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Dell releases new Edge Gateway in Barcelona

February 27, 2017

Dell introduced its Dell Edge Gateway 3000 Series at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona today, which includes three models targeted at the industrial automation, energy, transportation, and digital signage markets. Typical places of deployments include a vehicle, a refrigerated trailer, a

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Legrand throws its support behind Cisco’s Digital Building Solutions

February 22, 2017

Legrand said this week it has reaffirmed its commitment to Cisco’s Digital Building Solutions as an ecosystem partner, formerly known as the Cisco Digital Ceiling Framework, with the on-going development of new products to support the evolving intelligent building landscape.

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CABA completes Intelligent Buildings and IoT research project

February 22, 2017

The Continental Automated Buildings Association said this week it has completed its “Intelligent Buildings and the Impact of the Internet of Things” research project. The Intelligent Buildings Council, a core working council of CABA, commissioned the initiative to examine the

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CommScope becomes founding partner of Infrastructure Masons

February 22, 2017

CommScope has announced it is the first Founding Partner of Infrastructure Masons, an organization created to bring together technical professionals involved in infrastructure services – from end users to consultants to vendors. The organization was established to provide network infrastructure