Virgin Media is preparing a major expansion of its Wi-Fi network to mount a stronger challenge to BT as broadband and mobile services come together. The cable operator is planning to install Wi-Fi hotspots in its street-side cabinets to provide subscribers with internet access outside the home at no extra charge. Virgin is also preparing […]
This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Sheldon Smith, Senior Product Manager at XO Communications Voice-over-IP (VoIP) networks are quickly replacing plain old telephone service (POTS) in both enterprise environments and SMB settings. Show More Summary
As you have no doubt heard, in July adult-oriented website Ashley Madison, one of many sites dedicated to discreetly connecting individuals looking for casual or on-the-side encounters, was hacked, and earlier this week the hackers, as promised, released the sensitive stolen information to the world, including names, emails, and credit card numbers of the site’s [...]
Samsung really wants to lure away iPhone users in the US. Following the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge+, the South Korean manufacturer has said that it will give iPhone users a chance to try its latest smartphones. As a result, Samsung has launched a program that aims to boost sales [...]
There are thousands of websites and blogs that will tell you the hottest tech gadgets and devices for heading back to school; I’m betting this is the only blog that will tell you to ignore them all. I mean, what does a smartphone have to do with heading back to school? If you’re a parent [...]
Commission extends due dates in advance of upgrade of all electronic filing systems and electronic dockets. If you’ve got something due to be filed at the FCC between September 2-8, 2015, you just got an extension … to September 9. Happy Labor Day! For this you can thank the Commission’s IT gurus, who are going … Continue Reading
Microsoft's path forward involves the serendipitous meeting of its hot Surface line of hybrid 2-in-1s and the related sea change in the tablet market.
The Business VoIP world continues to consolidate, and this morning Vonage was again in the thick of it with a new acquisition. They are acquiring iCore Networks for $92M in cash.... [visit site to read more]
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This Industry Viewpoint was contributed by Benny Sands, Director of Business Development - NFV Testing Strategy Lead at QualiTest We’re off to a great start: both NFV and DevOps are in the title. If you are sensitive to marketing hype, you might be getting a little uncomfortable and we have not even gotten to the end of […]
Canada’s small Internet service providers are interested in launching their own wireless services using the expanding network of the incumbent players, a new filing by the Canadian Network Operators Consortium (CNOC) reveals. As it turns out, the CNOC filed an appeal for a recent CRTC decision on wholesale wireless access, because it wants the Big [...]
For years we’ve known that Wi-Fi connectivity will be a needed and necessary part of any comprehensive connected everything existence going forward, leaving tech and telecom companies alike working to seamlessly connect network access with Wi-Fi technology. Show More Summary
In January 2014, phablets accounted for only 6 per cent of used devices globally. However, by the end of that same year, phablet shipments in the Asia Pacific & Japan (APJ) region hit 12.6 million – a year on year growth of 225 per...Show More Summary
Despite its commitment to improving its customer service, Comcast keeps writing and robocalling me with an offer I can refuse. In a rather alarmist tone, Comcast wants subscribers to infer that their modem soon will no longer work. At...Show More Summary
A situation in which the employee pays for their entire bill and is reimbursed for the portion used for work purposes is inherently cumbersome.