For a worldwide leader in online gaming technology, service degradation and application issues are important considerations in the ongoing quest for end-user satisfaction. A security breach, however, is an entirely different enemy and can quickly spell ‘game over.’ “If there are any application issues, they want to know about it,” says Viavi Solutions Western Territory […]

The UK’s 4G coverage is not good enough – that’s the damning indictment today from the country’s National Infrastructure Commission (NIC). They commented on research that showed the UK’s mobile network was worse than Albania, Panama and Peru and is ranked 54th. The NIC called on mobile operators to end “digital deserts” as British subscribers […]

Viavi Announces Velocity Partner Program Award Winners: Tecon Wins Pinnacle Award as Viavi Marks One-Year Anniversary of its Channel Partner Program Viavi Solutions announced the winners of the Viavi Velocity Partner Program Star Team Awards, and named this year’s Pinnacle Award winner: Tecon. Launched one year ago, the Velocity Partner Program rewards partner commitment and […]

For many organizations, solving performance challenges faster improves the bottom line. But for a telecom carrier, a strict service level agreement (SLA) means the network team has only hours to resolve performance issues – otherwise they risk paying the client money for downtime and outages. Founded in 1996 and located in west central Germany, GELSEN-NET provides regional telecommunications services […]

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 […]

It’s official: the DDoS attack on Dyn in October was not just huge but a record breaker, earning the unenviable badge of world’s largest Distributed Denial of Service hack. Scott Hilton, Executive Vice President of Products at Dyn, placed the number of infected IoT devices at the source of the attack at 100,000, with peaks […]

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 […]

With VoLTE being offered in over 34 countries today, it is one of the hottest topics in the communication services industry right now. Given the investment required to introduce VoLTE, it is essential that the service be a success, both in terms of superior customer experience and network cost savings. In order to ensure the […]

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