Cisco is set to acquire United States-based Viptel to expand its portfolio of SD-WAN solutions.
Nokia is trialling how its Virtualised Services Router (VSR) can simplify and speed up delivery of residential broadband services to China Unicom subscribers.
VEON has signed a global agreement with ZTE to cooperate on network function virtualisation technology and virtual evolved packet core.
Large-scale cloud deployments are set to reach a tipping point after 2020, according to new predictions, as more advanced network technologies necessitate new strategies.
A big rise in cloud-RAN (C-RAN) deployments in 2018 will lead to the technology being installed by the “entire world” in 2021, according to a new report from Rethink Technology Research.
TIM has completed a network functions virtualisation project for Poste Italiane, bringing voice over IP services to more than 13,000 post offices across Italy.
Bruno Zerbib has been appointed Group CTO of Altice, bringing experience from a career in enterprise IT and cloud.
Virtualisation is a complex enough problem when dealing with one network, but what does it look like when carried out across 26, or even 40?
Altice is to virtualise its global mobile network after French subsidiary SFR booked lower costs and improved customer service in partnership with Cisco and Red Hat.
Cloud native communications software group Metaswitch has bought mobile service enablement provider OpenCloud to ramp up its virtualised mobile solutions for 3G, 4G, LTE and beyond.
Three UK is working with Nokia to deploy a new core network in the cloud as it seeks to make its operations more efficient.
Nokia has updated its Cloud Packet Core offering to include support for new fixed and wireless access technologies that will allow operators to deliver IoT services.
Orange is trialling AT&T’s software-defined network platform in Poland as it looks to virtualise services for residential customers.
Telefónica and Huawei are building a virtual Evolved Packet Core (vEPC) that will allow converged voice and data to be provided on 4G networks across 13 countries.
Finnish operator Elisa has tested technology with Nokia that allows cellular base stations to be moved to and managed in the cloud.
Belarussian operator velcom has shifted its core architecture to the cloud after completing a nine month project with ZTE.
Ericsson and Cisco will virtualise Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA)’s core and IP network as the operator looks to transform its delivery of services.
Ericsson will work on Cloud RAN with China Mobile after the two companies signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on the technology.
TIM has held a field demonstration of vRAN in Saluzzo to show how the technology can improve network quality and efficiency.
Cisco, Ericsson, Huawei and Nokia are teaming up to improve interoperability for operators running network functions virtualisation deployments.
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