Week of 08 Dec 2014 G.fast standard ratified; LTE market to peak in 2015 (10 Dec 2014)
In telecom news, the ITU ratified the G.fast broadband standard, while an Infonetics report indicates the LTE market could peak next year.
Week of 01 Dec 2014 AT&T fiber build still on; SDN survey shows provider deployment (03 Dec 2014)
In telecom news, an SDN survey found service providers are increasing deployments, while AT&T denied it was putting its fiber plans on hold.
Week of 24 Nov 2014 Title II's impact on ISP investment; new Carrier Ethernet standards (26 Nov 2014)
In telecom news, a study looked at the financial impact Title II regulation could have on broadband investment, while the MEF announced new Carrier Ethernet standards for interconnection points.
Week of 17 Nov 2014 Pacnet combines SDN and NFV to sell bandwidth-on-demand services (SearchSDN.com | 19 Nov 2014)
Pacnet implemented OpenFlow SDN to enable WAN and data center bandwidth-on-demand services. Then NFV came along and made things even more interesting.
Week of 10 Nov 2014 Alcatel-Lucent rolls out virtual edge router for provider cloud (12 Nov 2014)
Alcatel-Lucent introduced a virtual edge router for service providers to bring more flexibility to carriers looking for cloud service agiliity.
In telecom news, Obama urged the FCC to reclassify broadband Internet, while enterprises chose top cloud providers in an Infonetics survey.
Week of 03 Nov 2014 Cloud report shows spending shift; vendors push 2.5 GbE, 5 GbE (05 Nov 2014)
In telecom news, Cisco and other vendors advocate for 2.5 GbE and 5 GbE advancements while Verizon's enterprise cloud report shows a shift in who is spending money on cloud services.
Week of 20 Oct 2014 Rumored Google Wi-Fi service; AT&T touts DirecTV merger (22 Oct 2014)
In telecom news, Google's plans to conduct wireless spectrum tests are fueling rumors of a Wi-Fi service, while AT&T touts the consumer benefits of a DirecTV merger.
Week of 13 Oct 2014 Telecom Capex to drop in 2015; GE bets on industrial IoT (15 Oct 2014)
In telecom news, a report forecasts less telecom Capex in 2015, while GE partnerships strengthen its push into the industrial Internet of Things.
Week of 29 Sep 2014 FCC proposes 5G wireless study; AT&T merger clears hurdle (01 Oct 2014)
This week in telecom news, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler proposes a 5G wireless study while the possible AT&T merger with DirecTV advances with a shareholder vote.
Week of 22 Sep 2014 LTE broadband sees global growth; gigabit broadband's fiscal perk (24 Sep 2014)
In telecom news, LTE broadband is seeing global growth in deployments and subscriptions, while communities with gigabit broadband are seeing financial benefits.
Week of 15 Sep 2014 Verizon jumps into OTT service; Sprint nixes spectrum auction (17 Sep 2014)
In telecom news, Verizon announces plans to launch an OTT service in 2015 while Sprint backs out of the FCC's November spectrum auction.
Week of 08 Sep 2014 Over-the-top providers make your dumb pipe smart (08 Sep 2014)
In the battle to be the top telecom provider, bringing in over-the-top services may be the best bet.
In telecom news, a T-Mobile lawsuit accuses Huawei of stealing technology from its lab, while Nokia gears up for 5G wireless trials.
Week of 01 Sep 2014 Carriers move to virtual routers; AT&T's business mobility push (03 Sep 2014)
In telecom news, virtual routers are increasingly popular for carrier services, while provider router and switch revenue was up 20% from last quarter.
Week of 25 Aug 2014 LTE tested on unlicensed spectrum; AT&T, Google face off over fiber (27 Aug 2014)
In telecom news, tests show that deploying LTE over unlicensed spectrum can offset growing data usage, and Silicon Valley is ripe for fiber competition.
Week of 18 Aug 2014 U.S. Internet connection speeds growing; Samsung jumps into IoT (20 Aug 2014)
In telecom news, an Akamai report shows Internet connection speeds in the U.S. are growing, while Samsung acquired a home automation software startup to compete in the growing IoT market.
Week of 11 Aug 2014 Cloud Ethernet Forum builds testbed; enterprises slow to adopt 100GbE (13 Aug 2014)
This week in telecom news, the Cloud Ethernet Forum is building a network testbed for vendors and providers to develop cloud Ethernet standards, and a report found enterprises are slow to adopt...
Enterprises call on OTT providers for UC services (SearchUnifiedCommunications.com | 14 Aug 2014)
Voxbone, like other over the top (OTT) providers, is seeing more interest from enterprises and call centers for unified communications (UC) services like SIP. Learn why in this Q&A.
Week of 04 Aug 2014 Cloud may spur 25G Ethernet use; Verizon throttles 4G speeds (06 Aug 2014)
In telecom news, cloud providers may be the first to adopt 25G Ethernet to upgrade their server access connection. The FCC is criticizing Verizon for its plan to slow 4G speeds for unlimited data...
Week of 28 Jul 2014 IT job growth report; AT&T cloud vendor list expands (30 Jul 2014)
This week in telecom news, several reports show the IT sector is booming with increased IT job growth, and Alcatel-Lucent and Fujitsu were named to the AT&T cloud vendor program.
Week of 21 Jul 2014 Verizon tests 100G Ethernet; House bill pushes Wi-Fi spectrum access (23 Jul 2014)
This week in telecom news, Verizon said it successfully completed a 100G Ethernet trial while maintaining carrier-grade performance, and the House introduced a companion bill to the Senate's Wi-Fi...
Week of 14 Jul 2014 Bell Labs' XG-FAST boasts 10 Gbps speeds; Peering hurts IP transit (16 Jul 2014)
In telecom news this week, Alcatel-Lucent's Bell Labs division is boasting a 10 Gbps broadband-over-copper speed record, and a TeleGeography report on peering agreements spells bad news for IP...
Week of 07 Jul 2014 Users opt for faster broadband speeds; U.S. falls in Akamai report (09 Jul 2014)
This week in telecom news, an FCC report shows more users are opting for faster fixed and mobile broadband speeds, but an Akamai report saw the U.S. dropping out of the top 10 for global broadband...
Week of 30 Jun 2014 Private undersea cable is growing networking trend; IoT drives IPv6 (01 Jul 2014)
This week in telecom news, potential Google undersea cable project underscores networking trend; the Internet of Things may drive IPv6 adoption.
Week of 23 Jun 2014 Bill to ban Internet taxes progresses; AT&T sole Fire Phone carrier (25 Jun 2014)
This week in telecom news, a bipartisan bill to permanently ban Internet taxes progresses in the House, while AT&T became the exclusive carrier of Amazon's Fire Phone.
Week of 16 Jun 2014 Level 3 to acquire tw telecom; AT&T wins gigabit broadband bid (18 Jun 2014)
This week in telecom news, Level 3 Communications announced its $5.7 billion acquisition of tw telecom; AT&T won its bid to bring gigabit broadband to two cities in North Carolina.
Week of 09 Jun 2014 Internet of Things market thriving; Sprint's T-Mobile acquisition next in line? (11 Jun 2014)
This week in telecom news, a T-Mobile/Sprint merger may be in the works after a reported $32 billion acquisition deal by Sprint, and the latest IDC report estimates the Internet of Things market will...
Week of 02 Jun 2014 Electricity industry next tech battle; mobile data traffic growth (04 Jun 2014)
Mobile data traffic growth creates industry opportunities, while tech companies go head-to-head with utilities to disrupt the electricity industry.
Engineers envision a messy future if ISPs win Net neutrality debate (SearchNetworking.com | 03 Jun 2014)
Network engineers predict the FCC's proposed Net neutrality rules won't work. The public may have to reclaim the Internet's last mile.
Network engineers on Net neutrality debate: Protect 'Open Internet' (SearchNetworking.com | 03 Jun 2014)
In debating Net neutrality, the FCC needs to recognize that Internet service providers are both utilities and monopolies, network engineers say.
Week of 26 May 2014 Hushed Apple CDN plans; Global Internet users to reach three billion (28 May 2014)
Apple's CDN plans may include deals with ISPs, while an ITU study estimates three billion global Internet users by the end of 2014.
Week of 19 May 2014 AT&T announces DirecTV acquisition; study shows customer data usage (21 May 2014)
AT&T announced its DirecTV acquisition plans, while Sandvine's latest study shows the data usage trends for Internet customers.
Week of 12 May 2014 NTT DoCoMo names Alcatel-Lucent 5G vendor; carrier Wi-Fi's evolution (14 May 2014)
In telecom news, NTT DoCoMo names Alcatel-Lucent a vendor in 5G trials and Infonetics' latest carrier Wi-Fi survey shows the technology's future.
Week of 05 May 2014 Sprint fights FCC spectrum plan; Magic Quadrant reveals telecom trends (07 May 2014)
In telecom news, Sprint contests proposed changes to the FCC spectrum screen and Gartner's Magic Quadrant reveals telecom trends and leaders.
Week of 28 Apr 2014 Lifting Net neutrality rules can't promise long-term carrier climate (29 Apr 2014)
FCC Net neutrality rules may be eliminated, allowing carriers to charge for priority services, but that may have long-term challenges, too.
In telecom news, FCC Chair Tom Wheeler voices support for Open Internet and, AT&T threatens to boycott the FCC's 2015 spectrum auction.
Week of 22 Aug 2011 Verizon buys cloud broker to boost user experience in Terremark cloud (25 Aug 2011)
With its acquisition of CloudSwitch, a cloud broker software vendor that helps enterprises move cloud data more easily, Verizon aims to accelerate sales of its Terremark cloud.
Week of 18 Jul 2011 Smartphone adoption spurs advanced services demand in Latin America (20 Jul 2011)
Latin American smartphone adoption is more robust than North America's, and the consumers are more mobile-friendly than their peers in developed economies.
Week of 11 Jul 2011 AT&T sees opportunity in mobility, e-commerce for CDN services (14 Jul 2011)
Consumers have short attention spans for online content, and AT&T hopes this will sell businesses on its AT&T CDN services, as part of a broader content monetization strategy.
Part 2 of our discussion with Verizon Terremark president Kerry Bailey focuses on the cloud ecosystem, enterprise cloud issues, tying 4G to the cloud and the future of hybrid clouds.
The president of Verizon's Terremark talks about upcoming changes in the cloud provider market, what it takes to create enterprise cloud services and the 4G M2M cloud play.