IN THE SPOTLIGHT
TELUS has earned the top spot in Ookla’s 2021 Fastest Mobile Network Speedtest Awards for the fifth year in a row. This shows the operator’s superior network speed and strength across the country as Canadians continue to rely on network connectivity throughout the pandemic.
Rogers Communications has selected Ribbon’s optical networking solution to upgrade its transport network. Rogers is one of the first tier-one North American service providers to leverage DWDM 400G ZR+ technology, which supports multiple 400 Gigabits-per-second (400G) connections for increased capacity across its national footprint.
Altice USA rebranded its nationwide mobile service to Optimum Mobile, representing the first step in the company’s plan to align under one national Optimum brand as they commit to delivering a consistent and reliable connectivity experience to all customers.
Inseego introduced the Wavemaker PRO 5G industrial gateway S2000e that combines high-performance 5G with the most advanced 4G LTE capabilities. This solution delivers best-in-class throughput and reliability for industrial IoT and enterprise networks.
DZS will be a key partner in supporting Consolidated Communications, Inc.’s (CCI’s) gigabit fiber network expansion initiative which extends to over 70% of its service area nationwide. This five-year expansion already underway, which includes utilization of the latest enhancements to the DZS Velocity broadband access portfolio and DZS Helix edge access solutions. CCI will pass over 1.6 million homes and business, including 27,000 locations supported by the Rural Digital Opportunities Fund (RDOF). Moreover, these locations are targeted for symmetrical, multi-gigabit capable services enabled by XGS-PON technology, making this initiative one of the most advanced, large scale and high-performance network buildouts of 10 gigabits per second (10 Gbps) capable broadband access technology in North America.
The Fiber Broadband Association (FBA) is the largest and only trade association in the Americas dedicated to the pursuit of all- fiber-optic network infrastructure to the home, to the business and to everywhere. The Fiber Broadband Association helps providers make informed decisions about how, where, and why to build better broadband networks with fiber optics while working with its members to lead the organization forward, collaborate with industry allies and propel the deployment of fiber networks. Their weekly webcast is titled “Fiber for Breakfast” so be sure and tune in!
“We are helping our customers build dynamic digital ecosystems”, says Susan White, Netcracker, Netcracker has been helping CSPs adapt to the new normal and embrace digital transformation. In an exclusive interview with Telecom Review, Susan White, Head of Strategy and Marketing at Netcracker talked about the role that the company has been playing in the COVID-19 era and outlined the goals that Netcracker aims to achieve this year.