Twilio and T-Mobile US Partner to Introduce New Developer Platform for NB-IoT Network
Twilio Narrowband is the new developer platform for NB-IoT in the U.S., a cellular low-power wide-area network technology, designed to reduce costs and increase battery life for intermittent low-bandwidth connections.

BEK Communications Enhances Customer Experience using Calix Support Cloud
Enhanced visibility is helping BEK to reduce the time to diagnose issues, and self-healing capability implements fixes before the subscriber is aware of issues.

Verizon Donates $1M to Florida Relief Fund in the Wake of Hurricane Michael
In addition to round-the-clock efforts to restore wireless service to Florida residents affected by hurricane, Verizon is donating to Red Cross relief fund and offering three months of free monthly access to its customers in nine counties that were most heavily impacted by Hurricane Michael.

Colt and Zeetta Networks Demonstrate Blockchain Solution for Carriers
At industry event, MEF18, Proof of Concept will demonstrate how network carriers can buy and sell network services in a secure, distributed and trusted marketplace.

Celebrity Engineer Grant Imahara promotes new series: All Things IoT
In the video, Imahara and Mouser Electronics explore the IoT as a technological revolution that will reshape homes, workplaces and cities.

Ciena Modernizes Packet Networking with Adaptive IP and Coherent Optics
Beefing up its packet networking portfolio, Ciena says new capabilities will allow CSPs to capitalize on 5G and navigate ongoing network evolution.

Embratel Selects VMware for SD-WAN Services
Brazilian telecom operator, Embratel, will expand its portfolio of services for customers and create new revenue streams with VMware NSX SD-WAN by VeloCloud.

European Spending on Mobility Solutions forecast to reach $293 billion in 2018
According to a new update to the Worldwide Semiannual Mobility Spending Guide from IDC, expects the market to post a five-year compound annual growth rate of 2.4 percent, leading to spending in excess of $325 billion in 2022.

Cato Networks Introduces Self-Healing SD-WAN for Global Enterprises
Cato Cloud technology repairs outages occurring across the network of data centers, cloud resources, and branch offices and ensures high availability for non-stop network operation for digital businesses.

Hispamar and Gilat Launch a Satellite-Based Broadband Service in Brazil
Service to provide high-value satellite-based Internet access service for residential and corporate use in regions with poor or no connectivity in Brazil.

Advanced IoT Device Management for WISPs from MCP Networks
MCP Networks showcases Aerez Whole Home Wi-Fi solution for Wireless Internet Service Providers (WISPs) at WISPAPALOOZA 2018.

Latest Antenna Technology on Display at WISPAPALOOZA 2018
Concealed Antenna Node (CAN) represents Alpha Wireless’ commitment to changing the way wireless networks are built.

FirstLight CEO Joins INCOMPAS Keynote Panel on Bandwidth Revolution
President and Chief Executive Officer of FirstLight, Kurt Van Wagenen, will speak on Keynote panel, moderated by Chip Pickering, CEO of INCOMPAS, Tues., Oct. 30.

EQUINOX Heads to Vegas for the 2018 INCOMPAS Show
Stay tuned to Pipeline for more INCOMPAS Show news leading up to the event in Las Vegas October 29-31, 2018.

ETSI Announces Controls for Defence Against Cyber Attacks
The ETSI technical committee CYBER has updated its five-part international compendium of Technical Reports to protect networks from cyber-attacks: the “Critical Security Controls for Effective Cyber Defence” are based on the CIS Controls and related materials. The Reports use the CIS Controls v7 recommendations to describe the prioritized set of actions that collectively form a defence-in-depth set of best practices that mitigate the most common attacks against systems and networks.

Vodafone Buys 5G Spectrum for 2.4 Billion Euros
Vodafone Italy has acquired spectrum to enable the deployment of new 5G technology for a total cost of 2.4 billion euros. The spectrum will deliver substantial network operating cost efficiencies to meet the expected future growth in data traffic.

Telarix and Starhome Mach Announce Merger
Telarix announced the merger with Starhome Mach, a leading global provider of SaaS wholesale and retail roaming, clearing, settlement and fraud prevention solutions. The combination of Telarix and Starhome Mach creates an end-to-end technology solution provider enabling telecommunication companies to optimize global connectivity in the digital transformation era.

Infinera Closes Acquisition of Coriant
Infinera, provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, announces the closing of its acquisition of Coriant, a privately held global supplier of open network solutions for the largest global network operators. The acquisition positions Infinera as one of the largest vertically integrated optical network equipment providers in the world.

Orange and Global Eagle Awarded Air France In-flight Connectivity
Global Eagle Entertainment Inc. (NASDAQ: ENT) announced that Air France has awarded a long-term contract for in-flight connectivity systems and services to a collaboration between Global Eagle and Orange Business Services. The contract initially includes 113 Airbus A320 family aircraft operated by Air France.

Sprint Provides Always-connected Experience for HP Spectre
In collaboration with HP, Sprint announced support the HP Spectre Folio with connectivity powered by Sprint’s LTE Advanced network. HP Spectre Folio gives Sprint customers a great always-connected experience on a network that’s built for unlimited.

Vodafone Links Cyber Readiness with Better Business Outcomes
A new global cyber security Report from Vodafone highlights that the more cyber ready a business becomes, the better its overall business outcomes.

Nokia Unveils Latest Release of Nuage Networks SD-WAN 2.0
Nokia introduced latest release of the Nuage Networks Virtualized Network Services (VNS) platform, offering the most powerful and secure end-to-end network governance across a multi-cloud environment, with complete visibility and control from a single management interface.

Converge ICT Achieves MEF CE 2.0 Certification
Carrier Ethernet capabilities provide reliable foundation for enhanced service interoperability and interconnection leveraging standards-based CE 2.0 interworking.

Georgia Public Web Advances End-to-End Service Assurance Using Assure1 by Federos
Agile software platform to augment existing network management tools and unify service management across their fault, performance, topology and HTML multi-tenant portal environment.

Windstream Enterprise SD-WAN Solution Exceeds Strict Security Standards
Designation addresses growing concerns about protection of sensitive data


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