“In a challenging quarter impacted by the second wave of COVID-19, we have delivered a robust performance,” said A S Lakshminarayanan, Managing Director and CEO, Tata Communications. “The global markets are slowly opening up and we are witnessing greenshoots of demand recovery.”
STL in collaboration with Facebook Connectivity will design and develop 4G and 5G radio products as part of the Evenstar program to help accelerate the commercial deployment of Open RAN and boost 5G readiness for operators around the world.
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.
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.