The carrier voice over IP and IP multimedia subsystem markets hit an all-time high in the fourth quarter of last year, new research has claimed, thanks to a high level of VoLTE deployments.
Facebook's Telecoms Infrastructure Project (TIP) raised eyebrows at this year's Mobile World Congress, with one operator privately scathing, accusing the social network of "wading in and telling operators how to do things properly".
Cosmote has completed a trial of "super dual band" microwave backhaul on its network, which it said could help meet long-term increases in mobile broadband use.
Ericsson has deployed microwave backhaul technology with 5Gbps capacity in the 71-86GHz E-band with Egyptian operator Mobinil, part of the Orange Group.
Russian operator Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) and Cisco have deployed self organising network (SON) functionality in MTS’s 3G network in Moscow.
Nokia has joined Telefónica’s roster of suppliers to rebuild its core network in Spain.
Italian operator 3 Italia has appointed Ericsson to overhaul its mobile IP backbone network, with Cisco deploying and integrating technologies and services.
Telefónica Spain has confirmed Juniper Networks will provide core infrastructure for its upgraded all-IP Fusión Network, which will deliver both fixed and mobile broadband services to its residential, wholesale and enterprise customers.
Huawei said its new GigaRadio base station, unveiled at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, will facilitate massive deployment of commercial 4.5G networks globally, and pave the way for 5G services after 2020.
Telcos have united to simplify network and product infrastructure in a bid to improve connectivity in previously unconnected areas.
Nokia has used the eve of Mobile World Congress to launch its next generation radio access product, AirScale.
Telefónica is expanding its converged services in Spain through the deployment of a new session border controller from Oracle.
Nokia Networks has revamped its mobile fronthaul solution in an attempt to boost centralised RAN deployments.
NEC has launched a new millimetre wave radio capable of 10GBps transmission rates, which it said it was targeting at LTE-Advanced and 5G networks.
BT has trialled G.fast technology to help deliver a cloud-RAN (C-RAN), as it looks for new ways to deploy wireless networks.
The RAN optimisation market is set to grow by more than 50 percent to $6.3 billion by 2020, as operators turn to it as a solution to untangle increasingly sophisticated networks.
Nokia has announced a new service platform that uses a mix of automation, virtualisation and analytics to adapt to changing network conditions.
Ericsson has played its Mobile World Congress hand early, announcing products focused on network coverage, performance and intelligence.
Nokia has announced a new temporary LTE network and geo-location solution, as its pre Mobile World Congress product blitz continues.
Vimpelcom and MegaFon are teaming up to develop and share LTE base station deployments across 10 regions of Russia, with the project set to go live by the end of June.
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