Sparkle has enhanced its software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) solutions by adopting a multi-vendor approach. Sparkle’s managed SD-WAN solutions provide hybrid, secure and low-latency connections globally, thanks to its global IP and fiber-optic backbone and worldwide presence as well as direct and secure access to major cloud providers.
Infinera announced the availability of metro-optimized 400G pluggable optics-based solutions for the XTM Series and GX Series Compact Modular Platforms, bringing enhanced flexibility and economics to metro networks. The new capabilities complement the company’s 600G/800G embedded optics technology, enabling network operators to cost-effectively scale their networks to meet the relentless growth of bandwidth with optimized optical networking solutions from the edge to the core.
ADTRAN announced its Internet of Things (IoT) Gateway based on LoRaWAN® technology. This micro-sized, Bluetooth®-enabled gateway will enable LoRaWAN network operators, service providers, VARs and solution integrators to easily add support for growing enterprise IoT initiatives to their service portfolios and generate new revenue opportunities.
A judge has ordered Charter Communication’s Spectrum unit to pay $19.2 million to Windstream for lying to customers in order to trick them into switching from Windstream to Charter's Spectrum Internet service. Charter also faces a $5,279 penalty for shutting off service to hundreds of Windstream's resale customers. Ars Technica reports:
Satellite operator SES will be opening a new technology and operational hub worth $17 million, in Bristow, Virginia. SES is expected to generate 200 jobs at this new site by 2026.
MEF members HGC Global Communications (HGC), DCConnect Global, and QLC Chain under the auspices of MEF have successfully collaborated in their MEF Proof-of-Concept (PoC) that leverages MEF Lifecycle Service Orchestration (LSO) APIs with Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) to create Smart Bilaterals for end-to-end ordering, billing and settlement of data services.
Aqua Comms DAC (“Aqua Comms”), the owner and operator of America Europe Connect-1 (AEC-1), America Europe Connect-2 (AEC-2) and CeltixConnect-1 (CC-1) today announced that it has been acquired by digital investment trust Digital 9 Infrastructure PLC (“D9”).
Cisco has a strategy to help communication service providers and web scale companies around the world connect, secure and automate their networks to deliver a stronger, more accessible internet to everyone, everywhere, regardless of geographic limitations.
Many rural communities are crying out for better broadband to support remote work, learning and telehealth demands, as well as a variety of precision agriculture needs which are key to securing the food supply chain. This fiber access platform is the latest ADTRAN solution designed specifically to address the challenging economics encountered when bridging the digital divide faced by our smaller rural communities.
T-Systems is expanding its collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to manage the digital transformation of companies more quickly, efficiently and securely. At AWS re:Invent 2020, the companies announced a multi-year Strategic Collaboration Agreement (SCA) Customers will benefit from faster cloud migration of applications, compute and storing solutions and enhanced security for T-Systems cloud solutions.