Telco's New 100GE Switching Capabilities Help CSPs reduce CAPEX, OPEX
Telco Systems today announced it has released two new 100GE switch platforms to address traffic growth from network core to access points

Consumers Want One Set of Privacy Rules For All Services
A new national survey by the Progressive Policy Institute and Peter Hart released today indicates the overwhelming majority of consumers want one basic set of privacy rules to protect their personal information for all CSPs and online service companies

Canadian Bell Customers Get Almost $12 Million For Unwanted Premium Texting Charges
Canada's Competition Bureau has wrapped up its investigation into unwanted premium test message service charges by Bell and ordered the company to issue customer rebates totaling almost 12 million dollars

M2M Market To See Significant Growth Over Next Four Years, Thanks to 3G and LTE
According to a new research study announced today by Technavio the global cellular M2M connections and services market is projected to grow significantly during the period 2016-2020 posting a CAGR of about 30% and 33% respectively

Telia Carrier Extends North American Optical Network
Partnering with Infinera Telia Carrier has added a second low latency high capacity route between Silicon Valley and Los Angeles and lit up a 100G-enabled metro ring linking strategically important connection points in the San Francisco Bay Area

FCC Comes Down Hard On Chinese Retailer For Selling Jammers To US Consumers
The FCC has issued a 35 million dollar fine against Chinese electronics manufacturer and online retailer for selling illegal wireless signal jammers to US consumers

Crowdsourcing Fraud Prevention Platform Helps Mobile Operators Monitor And Prevent Fraud
Wholesale carrier BICS has introduced a fraud prevention solution that proactively prevents criminal activity targeted at its customers networks across the globe by crowdsourcing details of suspicious activities to identify and block traffic to known fraud destinations

Streaming TV SDK Integration To Drive TV-Everywhere Development
Content security provider Viaccess-Orca and player developer NexStreaming today announced a strategic partnership to integrate player and security SDKs to drive multiscreen playback security and enable cross-device monitoring

MACOM Releases New E-Band Transceiver, Receiver Samples To Accelerate Higher Backhaul Capacity Evolution
MACOM Technology Solutions Inc today announced it is shipping samples of its new highly integrated E-Band transceiver (Tx) and receiver (Rx) modules designed to meet emerging wideband cellular backhaul and 5G millimeterwave market needs

FCC Establishes Auction Rules For Distributing Connect America Funds
The FCC today established its rules for allocating over 2 billion dollars in Connect America Fund Phase II support through competitive bidding

Low Maintenance Costs, Greater Flexibility Will Drive VoIP Market Growth Over 9 Percent CAGR Thru 2024
Persistence Market Research today released a new market report that shows VoIP growing steadily over the next eight years driven mainly by factors such as low maintenance cost with higher flexibility and minimum staff support along with wider connectivity

Millennials Always-Connected Mobile Lifestyle Puts Them At Greater Cybersecurity Risk
A new study released today by endpoint security provider Webroot identifies millennials as more vulnerable to cybersecurity attacks because of their always-connected-at-any-cost mobile lifestyle compared to more cautious baby boomers

New Network Intelligence Platform Provides Broadband Subscribers With Improved Network Performance Data
Procera Networks today announced that its new network intelligence platform enables broadband subscribers to gain a better picture of how their service provider's network performance measures up against the FCC's recently introduced core metrics

New Survey: Millennials Driving Big Changes to Network Provisioning, Operation
A new survey released by Commscope reveals fundamental changes needed to how global network operators will design provision and operate their networks to address the significant differences in how Millennials and Baby Boomers use services

New Mobile Communications Platform Provides SMBs With Integrated Wired, WiFi, Cellular Collaboration
Samsung today introduced its new all-in-one IP communications solution that provides SMBs with enterprise-class mobile workforce collaboration across wired WiFi and cellular networks

AT&T Teams Up With Globecomm For Seamless IoT Satellite and Cellular Network Connectivity
AT&T and Globecomm recently announced their partnership to provide a new service that enables satellite connectivity to work seamlessly with AT&T's cellular network as an integrated solution for managing IoT devices networks and applications

Open Set-Top Boxes Could be Good For Consumers But A Privacy Nightmare, Says Consumer Watchdog
Consumer advocacy group Consumer Watchdog today announced that the FCC's plan to open set-top box competition would save consumers money but there are a host of privacy concerns that need further privacy protection regulations

New Project Uses Fiber-Like Wireless To Bring Gigabit Service to Underserved Kansas City Communities
Siklu Communications is spearheading a Kansas City coalition using Millimeter Wave (mmWave) wireless technology to effectively supplement wireline connectivity and extend the reach of existing fiber to provide gigabit Internet service in some of the city's oldest buildings and underserved communities

New Virtualization Platform To Help Carriers Transition Networks To SDN and NFV
Telco Systems today announced the release of its new CloudMetro 10 metro edge 1 GE virtualization platform designed to help telcos and other CSPs transition their networks to SDN and NFV infrastructures

ITIF Urges FCC To Declare Open-Participation Zero-Rating Programs Good For Consumers
The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) today released an analysis that has determined zero-rating programs providing consumers with access to certain Internet content and services without impacting their monthly smartphones data plans is not an attack on net neutrality

12FreeWiFi Looking To Launch Combo WiFi Router, Marketing Tool For Small Businesses
Thailand-based 12FreeWiFi is an international consortium of developers and entrepreneurs looking for support to bring to market an innovative new small business WiFi router that combines free WiFi access with powerful marketing tools to help local business owners capture and keep new customers

Mobile Analytics Forecast To Grow 21 Percent Over Next Five Years
Research analysts at Technavio today announced they expect the global mobile analytics market to record a 21% CAGR through 2020 driven by an increase in data analytics use to understand consumption patterns

Higher Frequencies, Wide Modulation Bandwidth Creating Growth Opportunities For Test Gear
Frost & Sullivan announced today that technologies such as 5G and the Internet of Things (IoT) are driving the market for high-end test equipment used in research and development applications

Customers Happiest With MetroPCS, Virgin Mobile, and TracFone
Research firm Temkin Group today released the findings of its 2016 ten thousand wireless customer survey and revealed that mobile users reported the top three best customer experiences were with MetroPCS Virgin Mobile and TracFone followed by Verizon Wireless T-Mobile AT&T and Sprint

LTE Becoming Top Choice For Public Safety Mobile Broadband Networks
A new report released today reveals that LTE is emerging as the leading candidate for public safety mobile broadband networks replacing the traditional voice-centric Land Mobile Radio (LMR)


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