YOU ARE AT:TagsNetwork infrastructure

BROWSING: network infrastructure

Nokia beats earnings estimates, despite component shortages

Component availability is constraining Nokia's growth, not demand or production capacity, says CEO Nokia saw strong sales growth in both its network infrastructure and cloud and network services segments during the past quarter as operators push forward with 5G adoption, and the company's CEO said...

Facebook blames worldwide outage on bad router change

Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp went offline for hours Monday after a routine internal network router update went wrong.

Overhauling network deployment: The 5G era requires intelligent, data-driven rollout procedures

Network deployment was once based on a series of manual and sequential phases such as design, engineering, installation and acceptance. However, the introduction of 5G and cloud-based solutions like network virtualization has increased the complexity of network deployment, and as a result, the end-to-end...

Active antennas are essential to 5G deployments (Analyst Angle)

The base station antenna is an increasingly complex and essential part of the mobile network as networks evolve to 5G. The evolution from 3G to 4G and now to 5G has enabled increasing sector throughput rates and it is the base station antenna that...

Tallying the outages as Ida recovery continues

Cellular and wireline communications networks continue to make a slow recovery in the wake of Hurricane Ida, which made landfall in Louisiana as a Category 4 hurricane on Sunday afternoon. According to figures reported to the Federal Communications Commission (pdf), the number of cell sites...

NTIA establishes two broadband offices, gets $2.5b in funding requests

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration is gearing up to administer federal broadband funding on a larger scale than ever before, and it seems clear already that there is intense hunger for that resource: The agency said that it has received funding requests worth...

Southco White Paper: Securing Telecom Enclosures with Electronic Access Control

With the introduction of 5G, networking equipment, storage and computing hardware, other valuable infrastructure will now be located closer to the end user, increasing the need for advanced, physical security. Safeguard small cell enclosures from physical threats and deliver better, stronger and more reliable networks...

‘Broadband is essential to full participation in modern life’: Senate passes $1 trillion infra bill

“Access to affordable, reliable, high-speed broadband is essential to full participation in modern life in the United States," reads the bipartisan infrastructure bill that was just passed by the U.S. Senate. Broadband industry groups largely welcomed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, which dedicates...

T-Mo bumps up expectations, lands 1.3 million net additions in Q2

T-Mobile US added 627,000 net postpaid phones during the second quarter of 2021 T-Mobile US touted continued strength in customer gains during the second quarter and shrugged off the coming loss of Dish Network wholesale customers to AT&T, saying that the additional capacity on its...

Breaking down the AT&T/Dish network services deal

The $5 billion, 10-year deal involves an MVNO arrangement, AT&T providing 5G transport for Dish, and more Dish Network and AT&T recently struck a $5 billion deal to move Dish's wireless customer traffic — including customers of its Boost Mobile, Ting Mobile and Republic Wireless...

Can neural networks enable natural network evolution without cyclical air interface updates?

The evolution of cellular networks follows a fairly predictable cycle of R&D, standardization, application of standards to new equipment, deployment of that equipment, and repeat. But Qualcomm’s Tingfang Ji, Senior Director of engineering, is studying a future where neural networks could potentially replace the...

‘If this were easy, it would already be done’: Nsight’s insights on rural broadband

"The business models are extremely complex and there is a lot of risk embedded in this," says Nsight's Brighid Riordan Brighid Riordan is the CINO and VP of Emerging Services and Public Affairs for regional telecom company Nsight, which operates the Cellcom wireless brand serving...

Nokia monetization systems: Monetize the 5G economy

The 5G economy is one of incredibly high customer expectations, increasing innovation and competition from unexpected players and new business paradigms enabled by the performance and flexibility of 5G networks. This economy creates new opportunities for service providers to reclaim their right to play in...

How Midco is approaching network deployments in an evolving landscape

Sioux Falls, South Dakota-based Midco is a regional service provider that serves about 400,000 customers in five states. The company is a joint venture of Comcast and Midcontinent Media and provides cable, internet (including gigabit speeds) and telephone services in the Dakotas, Minnesota and...

Nokia selected by Sweden’s Net4Mobility for 5G services

Net4Mobility is the joint venture between Swedish mobile operators Tele2 and Telenor Nokia has been selected by Net4Mobility, the joint venture between Swedish mobile operators Tele2 and Telenor, to roll out commercial 5G services across Sweden. The deal spans five years and will see Nokia supply equipment...

Nokia White Paper: 5G economy requires a modernized approach to monetization

The 5G economy is driven by major shifts in how digital services are delivered to market and consumed by customers. Adapting to these is critical to ensuring CSPs can maximize the return on their investment in 5G. In order to effectively capture all new revenue...

Editorial Report: Telecom workforce needs in a 5G world

As networks evolve, so do the skill-sets needed to design, deploy and maintain them. More software skills are needed at all levels as automation plays a larger role in everything from RF testing to how the network is monitored and managed. Networks are more...

Understanding and implementing a zero-trust cybersecurity strategy

Huawei Technologies USA Chief Security Officer highlights the need for consistent security standards across the telecoms industry With ICT vendor Huawei Technologies largely locked out of the market in the United States and some of its allied countries, the Chinese company is continuing its push...

Globalization and technology: If you want to go far, go together

One of the foundational promises of 5G is that it will serve as a ubiquitous connectivity medium capable of supporting the digital transformation of global industries ranging from shipping and mining to manufacturing and healthcare. The projected value of 5G-enabled economic activity is counted...

AT&T, US Cellular test C Band

AT&T and US Cellular both received permission from the Federal Communications Commission this week to prepare for new deployments of C Band spectrum by testing network equipment that will operate at 3.7-3.8 GHz. AT&T was granted a one-year period to conduct indoor and outdoor...

Sitetracker White Paper: Network deployment mid-market leader: a Modus x Sitetracker success story

Modus is a leading Telecom Services company operating in the Western U.S., specializing in network deployment, construction, and maintenance. After being awarded key contracts off the back of successful execution, Modus soon found itself outgrowing the Excel and Google spreadsheets that they had previously...

Ericsson: Enterprise focus will mean a ‘bigger and longer’ 5G cycle

The importance of enterprise in the 5G network cycle could mean that the demand for the technology is substantially larger than for previous, consumer-wireless-focused deployments, according to Ericsson. CEO Börje Ekholm said that while Ericsson is focused on growing its core business of networks...

Focus on: Telecom systems business

Dell Technologies World is where you’ll see how to take your IT strategy forward into the data era. Harness the transformative power of technology and be ready for whatever comes next. Dell Technologies is uniquely positioned to help you bring your Telecom strategy into the...

Nokia White Paper: 5G converged charging system: a gamechanger for telco monetisation strategy

The high cost of 5G deployment, coupled with an ongoing margin squeeze, means that CSPs are under pressure to finalise and validate the business case for deploying 5G networks. Setting the right approach and systems for extracting revenue from new, 5G-enabled, use cases is...

Editorial Reports

White Papers

Webinars

Featured Content