The telecommunications industry is the backbone of technological growth and digital transformation. While revenues in the telecom sector declined in the first half of 2020, owing to economic impact as a result of the pandemic, GSMA reported that recovery took place in the second half of the year with increased consumers and households acquiring integrated bundle services and high-speed connectivity becoming sought after across all rungs of society.
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EdgeConneX tells us that Hurricane Electric has established 13 Points-of-Presence (PoPs) across the EdgeConneX global data center footprint. These PoPs will bring essential IP data transit, data storage & processing and multi-cloud access solutions closer to latency sensitive enterprise and end-user applications – continuing the company’s commitment to bring the edge to the customer.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a broad branch of computer science that is focused on a machine’s capability to produce rational behavior from external inputs. The goal of AI is to create systems that can perform tasks that would otherwise require human intelligence. AI manifests itself in everyday life via virtual assistants, search prediction technology, and even ride-hailing services.
DZS continues its growth with the appointment of Erwin Trautmann as Vice President, EMEA Sales.
According to a report from financial analysts at Cowen, telecom operators such as AT&T are expected to expand their fiber footprints to over 5 million homes, bringing the total homes passed in the US to approximately 42 million within 2021.
New Jersey Fiber Exchange (NJFX joined the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) which will help in bringing connectivity to underserved areas.
The Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS) is showing a progressive stance in its objective to innovate the North American wireless technology landscape further. In line with this, leadership roles for Next G Alliance have been finalized alongside building the anticipated 6G Roadmap.
Netcracker will provide a full-stack digital solution to DISH Network, automating the interaction between DISH and its transport network services providers. The agreement includes customer order management, customer contract management, billing management, resource management, service management, and orchestration as part of the full-stack portfolio.
“Carriers need to be able to secure their networks and deploy solutions across converged networks as remote learning, work-from-home, and the rapid growth of 5G continue to expand network demands and introduce new security challenges,” said Ron Westfall, Senior Analyst and Research Director at Futurum Research. “Benu Network’s approach allows the BNG to become the SD-edge, integrating SASE security and 5G capabilities as championed by the topmost influential industry standard forums. By architecting its products in adherence to the standards set by BBF, 3GPP, MEF, and others, it ensures the solutions are engineered to optimize wireless and wireline convergence in simplifying disaggregated, software-defined edge environments.”
The California Internet Consumer Protection and Net Neutrality Act of 2018 (SB-822) being signed into law set an example for the rest of the country on how to keep the internet free and open for everyone. In fact, experts call it the “gold standard” of net neutrality laws.