Windstream cosigns on Infinera's latest ICE6 technology test, which sustained an 800G transmission from Phoenix to San Diego.
The Finnish vendor's efforts to restore the all-important 5G business have put a squeeze on other investment activity.
In 5G, transport must be in sync with the radio access network or it will be a bottleneck.
Nokia Deepfield research shows that networks are coping so far, although growth in traffic is reaching unprecedented levels.
Spanish giant to collaborate with Altiostar, Gigatera Communications, Intel, Supermicro and Xilinx on trials of 4G and 5G open RAN technology across three European countries and Brazil.
EE, O2 and Three all suffer issues along with popular gaming and collaboration apps, but fixed-line broadband holds its own.
The Satellite Show 2020 was a hardware-centric haven that reveled in the more grounded side of the new space race.
Fortnite, Netflix, Call of Duty, videoconferencing and other online services are growing in popularity amid the new coronavirus outbreak. Are network operators ready for a digital deluge?
Rakuten's deployment is unique because it's the first time a reconfigurable optical network will be used for mobile backhaul, according to Nokia.
SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk said his company's satellite broadband project will serve hard-to-reach customers and 'be helpful' to telcos.
The annual optical networking confab said that cancellation lists don't tell the full story of what's set to happen in San Diego next week.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Arm notches up record chip shipments in Q4; French operators bid for 5G spectrum; no tin hats required, UK 5G basestation tests find.
With 5G deployments now well underway in dozens of markets, Viavi and Rohde & Schwarz have some new 5G test tools for operator field technicians.
ExteNet teams with LightRiver for faster metro core network, in part for 5G.
Free space optics is currently being touted as a backhaul solution for 5G. But this isn't the first time it's been positioned as a backhaul savior.
As coherent optics development moves away from a one-size-fits-all approach, the market will favor vertically integrated suppliers and companies that were once suppliers will be competitors, writes industry veteran Serge Melle.
It's time for the industry to walk the 5G walk.
Ray Mota, CEO and principal analyst for ACG Research, dives into Cisco's 'Internet for the Future' strategy, noting that the key focus is on helping service providers boost capacity as they roll out 5G and other new services while keeping costs in line. That's important because customers are using more bandwidth but aren't paying more for it, notes Mota.