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802.11ac Wave 2 Is a Big Commitment

26 May, 2015

Organizations must keep in mind that the steps between 802.11ac Wave 1 and Wave 2 are big ones that must be undertaken with great care.

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Comcast Expands Its Gigabit Pro Offering

22 May, 2015

Tech news this week includes Comcast service expansion, Verizon being sued again, IoT market growth and a cheap, throw-away phone innovation.

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A Milestone Approaches in the Never Ending End of IPv4

21 May, 2015

At some point this summer, ARIN will no longer be able to fulfill requests for IPv4 addresses. But that's not a huge problem if ISPs continue working toward IPv6.

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Bandwidth: Build It and They Will Probably Come

20 May, 2015

The folks who are telling us that there will be so much demand that we better build ever higher capacity networks are the same people who benefit from selling those networks.

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Disregard What Telecom Execs Say About Net Neutrality’s Impact on Capex

19 May, 2015

Despite what the executives of several carriers said prior to the FCC ruling, most are still investing in new broadband deployments.

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Network Functions Virtualization Will Transform Networking, but Not Overnight

18 May, 2015

NFV will begin to transform networking, but it will take a long time to be implemented for several reasons, according to experts.

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Smartphone Sales Up, But Barely

15 May, 2015

News this week included Verizon's AOL purchase, telecom cramming settlements, a fall in smartphone sales, the generation after millennials, and connecting the rest of the world.

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Technology and Deal Making Change the Tower Sector

14 May, 2015

Macro towers will always be with us. They will be mixed, going forward, with an array of femtocell, microcell and other types of antennas.

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Progress Starting to Move Quickly in the SDN World

13 May, 2015

The concepts of simplification and efficiency are great. The reality is that creating these conditions involves battling through a huge amount of underlying complexity.

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The Mobile Landscape: Still Chaotic, Still Fun

12 May, 2015

Mobility continues to be the most exciting frontier in IT and telecom. That doesn’t mean that succeeding will be easy, however.

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Wearables Just at the Starting Line

08 May, 2015

News this week included an Android mobile advertising win, the death of the bundle, wearables, online newspapers and autonomous trucks hitting the highways.

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The New Odd Couple: LTE and Wi-Fi in Unlicensed Spectrum

07 May, 2015

Wi-Fi is attractive to carriers because there is no reason not to shuttle some LTE traffic from the licensed to the unlicensed spectrum.

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The Industry Is Getting Serious About IoT Security

06 May, 2015

Though the discussion of IoT security has been a bit conceptual up until now, the good news is that folks are finally starting to pay attention.

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Smart Cities and Smart Farms: Two Ways IoT Will Impact Our World

05 May, 2015

Cities are increasingly willing to invest in new IoT technology and wireless carriers and network providers have been actively involved.

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Comcast Adjusts to Increasingly Complex, Competitive Landscape

04 May, 2015

Two examples of Comcast reacting to its new and uncomfortable reality are in Chattanooga and Atlanta.

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Tablet Sector Still Struggling

01 May, 2015

News this week included encryption pressure from Mozilla, sliding tablet sales, rural broadband, happy days for Samsung, and quantum computing breakthroughs.

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5G: It’s About the Use Cases

01 May, 2015

The idea of pushing 5G as a landscape in which conditions are created where a universe of as-yet-undefined services can be established and flourish puts less pressure on the industry.

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Verizon Chooses Its SDN Vendors

29 Apr, 2015

The evolution of SDNs is not unlike other technologies: The excruciatingly complex standards process drones on while deals are made.

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Get Ready for the Marriage of Big Data and the IoT

27 Apr, 2015

The IoT will create a ton of information, which is precisely what Big Data is designed to handle.

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Comcast Won’t Acquire Time Warner Cable

24 Apr, 2015

In tech news this week, the Comcast/Time Warner merger is off, Google announces wireless Project Fi and Facebook becomes more mobile.

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