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Telcos voice concerns about taking core networks to the cloud

NFV and the platforms that can capably run them are still nascent Under threat from companies not traditionally viewed as competitors, telcos are racing to both offer cloud services to end-user customers and tap into the cloud to run core network functions in a bid to make their value propositions more competitive and infrastructure more dynamic. But cloud experts from ... Read More »

Nokia to provide LTE network to Airtel-Vodafone amid exec changes

Airtel-Vodafone bringing 4G to Channel Islands with Nokia Networks Airtel-Vodafone, the partnership between Bharti Airtel and Vodafone in the Channel Islands, has confirmed Nokia Networks as its LTE network provider to bring 4G to Jersey and Guernsey. Nokia will be its exclusive partner, providing all equipment and service expertise for the installation of 4G. The news comes as the operator ... Read More »

University of Surrey and partners announce 5G vision

The 5GIC has announced its vision for the next generation technology The 5G Innovation Centre (5GIC), formed by the University of Surrey and a consortium of partners, has revealed its vision for the future of 5G technologies with a snapshot of achievements made so far. The plans include an expected commercial 5G launch in 2020 (as previously also announced at ... Read More »

Tismi Wireless to launch MVNO on Sprint network

 Tismi Wireless to launch MVNO on Sprint network Tismi Wireless announced that it will launch a new MVNO on the Sprint network in the US targeting people from the Balkans. The service will also include data-only capabilities allowing customers to make cheap international calls through an app. Tismi said the network agreement includes access to Sprint’s 3G and 4G networks. ... Read More »

Sprint Q2 results disappoint, plans to axe 2,000 jobs

Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure Amid announcing disappointing second quarter results, Sprint has stated plans to cut operating costs by $1.5 billion including cutting the workforce by 2,000. The carrier, which reported an operating loss of $192 million, said it expects to save $400 million through the job cuts. “We have started a transformational journey,” Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure said. “While ... Read More »

ARM CEO Simon Segars talks strategy, smartphones and IoT

ARM CEO Simon Segars holding a Cortex A57 test chip and 2mm squared Freescale microcontroller When you arrive at ARM’s Cambridge HQ it isn’t necessarily what you might expect of a global tech giant. To put it bluntly, it’s next to a field. One minute, cutting edge silicon design, the next minute, crops. But once you get to know the company ... Read More »

US carriers unite for VoLTE interoperability, cooperation key

US carriers working on VoLTE interoperability Engineers from US giants Verizon and AT&T say they have identified the requirements for an interoperable voice over LTE (VoLTE) service, and have begun extensive testing in lab environments. Interoperability field trials are expected to take place before live services launch in 2015. VoLTE, the all-IP HD calling tech, integrates enhanced calling features over ... Read More »

AT&T, Ericsson virtualise IMS CSCF on OpenStack

AT&T is working with Ericsson on NFV AT&T and Ericsson announced that the companies have jointly demonstrated a virtualised IMS (IP multimedia subsystem) node call session control function (CSCF) on OpenStack using Ericsson’s cloud execution and management platform, according to BCN. The CSCF is a key component of converged network infrastructure. It controls the fixed and mobile IP multimedia subsystem ... Read More »