Telekom Austria has run VoLTE and VoWi-Fi calls using network function virtualisation in Macedonia.
Alcatel-Lucent has launched a new virtualised security product that allows operators to provide network-based malware protection.
Huawei is building three labs in Germany, China and the United States to help the telecoms industry develop NFV and SDN technologies.
Operators need to educate staff about SDN and NFV right down to the network engineer level, if they are to take advantage of the technology, a roundtable of CTOs has said.
NFV will account for the bulk of the virtualisation market, with vendors set to make money from applications, rather than orchestration and control, a new report has claimed.
Ericsson has launched a certification programme for the Open Platform for Network Functions Virtualisation (OPNFV) initiative, in a bid to create an environment where solutions and infrastructure can be tested with existing standards.
Network solutions provider BATM has launched a 10 gigabit-ethernet (10GE) NFV platform for edge-of-network IT services.
Huawei will introduce its latest Network Functions Virtualisation (NFV) proof-of-concepts (PoCs) at this year’s Broadband World Forum.
Mobile operators remain focused on ethernet on fibre as the most common solution to backhaul problems but are starting to explore virtualisation, new research has claimed.
Ericsson has announced it has successfully demonstrated an NFV proof of concept with Japanese operator NTT DOCOMO.
Alcatel-Lucent has launched its latest NFV project, teaming up with Korea Telecom to help drive its shift to virtualisation.
Several major operators and vendors have united with Linux to lay the foundations of a new open platform to accelerate Network Functions Virtualisation (NFV).
Telefónica and Huawei are setting up working groups to explore the possibility of technology including 4G/5G networks, the connected home and virtualisation.
Telekom Austria's Serbian subsidiary has become the latest company to trial NFV technology, by virtualising IMS services for residential and business customers.
Telefónica and Cisco have launched a testing platform to find out the key benefits of converging IP and optical networks.
BlackBerry has acquired Movirtu, a provider of virtual SIM technology that enables multiple phone numbers to be active on a single handset.
Network testing and security firm Ixia has announced that its IxLoad NFV testing technology is now available to mobile operators on a virtualised system.
Samsung has ventured into the world of virtual reality, unveiling its first headset amid a busy range of announcements at the annual IFA show in Germany.
Nokia and Intel are launching a new innovation centre in Bath, UK, to allow networks operators and app developers to test the vendor's new Liquid Applications platform.
Vodafone Group’s New Technology Manager Dr Alan Law has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Small Cells Forum.
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