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For iOS More than Android, Failure Is an Option

Smartphone failure has been a focus since the Galaxy Note 7 began catching fire and forced a costly recall by Samsung; iOS may be more troublesome.

Network Bytes: Hibernia, AMS-IX, Hurricane Electric

A short week in the US is on tap, but plenty is going on internationally anyway.  Here are a few quick takes for the start of the week:... [visit site to read more]

DC Circuit Vacates FCC OTT VoIP Order on End Office Access Charges

A recent D.C. Circuit Court decision concerns access charges billed by over-the-top VoIP carriers. In 2015 the Commission issued a declaratory ruling (In re Connect America Fund, 30 FCC Rcd. 1587 (2015) regarding the classification of...Show More Summary

Taking Full Advantage of SD-WAN with Unified Service Assurance

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Chris Purdy, CTO, CENX With SD-WAN, it’s all about flexible, assured connectivity. Software-Defined Wide-Area Networks offer a long laundry list of benefits for both enterprises (that use them) and service providers (that offer them). Show More Summary

Australia to assign extra $14.3b to NBN project

This article was authored by Dylan Bushell-Embling, and was originally posted on telecomasia.net. The Australian government has been forced to commit an extra A$19.5 billion ($14.3 billion) towards the construction of the National Broadband Network.... [visit site to read more]

Game Localization Link Roundup – October 2016

October was another exciting month in the game localization industry. This time, I’m sharing a few fascinating interviews with industry insiders as well as insightful articles about the localization business. During the past month, we also made tremendous progress with…

Ericsson: Smartphone Subscriber Numbers Continue Exploding

News this week includes smartphone subscriber numbers, laptop phase-outs, Cisco's hardware blues, thinking machines, and a Verizon-XO deal.

Virtualization: Where It Happens is Important

This Industry Viewpoint was contributed by Dr. Yuri Gittik, Head of Strategic Developments and Innovation, RAD Network functions virtualization (NFV) is all about agility and efficiency, with the objective of automating and speeding service delivery with a streamlined cost structure for service providers. But where in the network can NFV best deliver on its promise? […]

Revamp for broadband speed advertisements

UK broadband companies will be made to change the way they advertise their internet speeds. The Advertising Standards Authority says current descriptions of speeds “up to” a certain amount are confusing and will be changed in 2017. However, it has yet to decide how they will be replaced. At present, a broadband company can tell […]

Verizon Gets FCC Approval for XO Buy

Verizon's plans to buy XO Communications cleared a key regulatory hurdle yesterday.  The FCC has given the deal a nod of approval for the $1.8B deal, which still has to finish up with some state regulators.  The deal is still expected to close in the first half of 2017.... [visit site to read more]

Sparkle, Global Cloud Exchange Expand Via Each Other

Two global network operators revealed yesterday that they are partnering to expand their respective capacity and reach. Sparkle, the international arm of Telecom Italia, and Global Cloud Exchange, which serves the same role for India's Reliance Communication, are tapping each others infrastructure.... [visit site to read more]

Would you like to work with us on digital inclusion?

I’d like to introduce you to Tinder Foundation. I’m pleased to be on their Board where I have served now for five years and seen great work. Led by Helen Milner OBE, they’re a fantastic organisation working to change people’s lives through digital. Recognising that there are still 12.6 million people in the UK without […]

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