Huawei is releasing ultra-large port non-blocking wavelength adding/dropping technology (also known as ADWSS) and corresponding optical node architecture. The announcement was made at the Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exhibition (OFC) 2016, the largest such global conference and exposition. Huawei also showcased an 8-degree ADWSS prototype that supports wavelength adding and dropping on 128 ports, implementing the free optical cross-connection of 640 wavelengths on these ports. This is a new technical breakthrough in the all-optical cross-connect field and achieves dramatic…

Andrew S. Grove 1936 – 2016

Written on Thursday, 07 April 2016 06:20
Intel’s former CEO and Chairman Andrew S. Grove passed away on March 21 at the age of 79. Present at Intel’s 1968 founding with Robert Noyce and Gordon Moore, Andy Grove became Intel’s President in 1979 and CEO in 1987. He served as Chairman of the Board from 1997 to 2005. Both during his time at Intel and in retirement, Grove was one of the most influential figures in technology and business, writing best-selling books and widely cited articles, and…
Telefónica is creating Telxius, a new global company which brings together certain infrastructure assets of the Group and for which Telefónica has proposed the appointment of Alberto Horcajo as CEO. The incorporation of the new company is part of the optimization strategy for the Telefónica Group asset portfolio. Telxius will enable the management of the Telefónica Group’s infrastructure on a global scale with a more specialized and focused approach, with the aim of increasing the services provided to other operators,…
A jury in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas returned a verdict finding that Metaswitch Networks Ltd and Metaswitch Networks Corp. infringes seven GENBAND patents. The jury's decision marked an important milestone in its effort to address Metaswitch's widespread use of GENBAND's patented technology, which covers a range of Voice-Over-IP technology. Mr. David Walsh, GENBAND's CEO, said "I want to express my sincere appreciation for the time and careful attention the Court and the jury…
Ericsson showcased its latest solutions in the Internet of Things (IoT) space during IoTX, the biggest IoT event in the Middle East powered by GITEX.
The MEF announces that PCCW Global has become the world's first service provider to receive MEF 100G CE 2.0 certification for E-Line and E-Access services. The certification represents a milestone for the industry, as the previous upper limit for MEF CE 2.0 services certification was 10G per second.
Mahindra Comviva announced the launch of PreTUPS™ 6.4, a smarter and advanced version of its widely deployed electronic recharge and prepaid management solution. PreTUPS™ is a proven solution deployed by over 55 mobile operators in more than 40 countries globally. It has been integrated successfully with all the major IN platforms. Today, 10% of the world population's recharge is done through PreTUPS™ powering mobile services for 840 million people globally. PreTUPS™ 6.4 takes electronic recharge and prepaid management to the…

Ericsson to upgrade Bhutan Telecom’s BSS

Written on Monday, 28 March 2016 05:48
Ericsson has signed a business support systems (BSS) transformation contract with Bhutan Telecom, Bhutan's largest telecom service provider, under which it will convert Bhutan Telecom's billing systems into a convergent environment supporting mobile, fixed line and DSL broadband subscribers.
Qualcomm has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with the Government of China's Guizhou Province and unveiled a joint venture, the Guizhou Huaxintong Semi-Conductor Technology Co, capitalized to $280m, 55 percent owned by the Guizhou provincial government's investment arm and 45 percent by a subsidiary of Qualcomm.

Silver Peak Names ASEAN DISTI to Tackle SD-Wan Market

Written on Sunday, 20 March 2016 07:47
Wide area network technology vendor Silver Peak has appointed Netpoleon as its distributor for ASEAN, giving companies in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, and Myanmar direct access to its Unity EdgeConnect SD-WAN technology.
Huawei has announced, at the CeBIT show in Hannover Germany, the global marketing theme for its Enterprise Business Group: "Leading New ICT, Building a Better Connected World." It says the theme defines how the company is enabling enterprises to transform and thrive in the digital era.
Nokia won Vodafone Group's prestigious Responsible Supplier Award for 2015. Vodafone presented the award, which recognizes outstanding performance, to Nokia at the operator's annual Supplier Awards ceremony in Amsterdam.
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