Optical Networks News
December 03, 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.
August 20, 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.
December 15, 2010
SearchTelecom.com asked four operators to talk about their network objectives for 2011. First up, we find out whether the Verizon IP backbone is ready for 100G, IPv6 and the cloud.
December 02, 2010
Qwest CTO Pieter Poll sheds light on the telecom network management challenges that rapid broadband traffic growth and streaming video present for fixed line operators.
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