Monthly Archives November 2016

Today, the UK’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond announced £1bn ($1.5bn) of funding to boost 5G and fiber connections in the country. Included in the Autumn Statement from Britain’s Treasury, the Chancellor said he wanted the ‘UK to be a world leader in 5G’. The UK will also be allocating £400m ($500m) for a […]

With more than 10 standards already being proposed for low-power applications related to the Internet of Things, it seems reasonable to ask why we might need another one. Yet NarrowBand IoT (NB-IoT), which forms part of the LTE-Advanced Pro (3GPP Release 13) standard that was finalised in June 2016, is perhaps the most eagerly-anticipated new […]

At the MEF16 conference in Baltimore, Viavi partnered with three Tier 1 Carriers and a software orchestration vendor to execute a demonstration as part of the MEF Third Network Proof of Concept (PoC) Showcase. We competed against 13 other PoCs for the top honor—and came out ahead. The winning team is pictured here from left […]

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