WG2 is looking to bring cloud ecosystems closer to mobile telecom operators.
The group will include technologies like LTE, 5G, fixed, and WiFi.
Think of how a load balancer distributes network traffic, but for mobile.
Supporting a family of five, I continue to suffer from mobile-phone sticker shock. The cost of supplying my family with devices, data plans, and services is climbing close to the monthly payment for a Porsche. I don't think I'm alone.
This week in San Francisco, Apple is running its Worldwide Developers Conference, which affords it even more ways to hog the technology news cycle by announcing many new tech developments. Let's recap some of what's going on.
Airvana, long-time provider of mobile technology, is using Cloud RAN (C-RAN) mobile technology for small cells to provide a higher bandwidth 4G connection and more reliable wireless coverage in large public spaces.
There has been a bevy of communications-chip merger activity that makes this sleepy technology sector look like a Kardashian party in Beverly Hills. What's behind it? Is easy money a factor? The Internet of Things? Envy?
Verizon is buying AOL for $4.4 billion. The offer of $50 per share represents a premium of 17.4 percent on AOL's Monday close of $42.59. The deal has been rumored for months, but most people didn't believe it because it sounded so silly.
When Nokia (NYSE:NOK) announced that it would be acquiring Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE:ALU), a curious thing happened: Both stocks fell.
(Warning: Disturbing and potentially offensive analysis of the telco hardware business ahead -- spanning four entire pages! Sedatives or perhaps stimulants may be needed, depending on whom you work for.)
It's happening! Two large organizations supporting service-provider technology efforts, the MEF and the TM Forum, have agreed to collaborate on programs to push new technology for orchestrating and coordinating dynamic services in networks.
Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) is gaining traction in mobile networks, and mobile infrastructure startup Affirmed Networks is emerging as one of the leaders.
The open-source craze continues. Cyanogen Inc., a company that builds an open-source flavor of the Android operating system (OS), has announced that it has raised $80 million in Series C financing.
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BARCELONA -- Mobile World Congress (MWC) -- The world's largest mobile technology show is chock-full of gadgets, mobile operators, and buzzwords: Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), Software-Defined Networking (SDN), small cells, and IoT...