If summer is supposed to be a slow time for industry news and insights, you could never tell from all of the activity in the Next Generation Communications Community. And, as has been the case recently, the news section has an almost an embarrassment of wireless riches. These include:
In other industry news: mobility solutions provider Mahindra Comviva in association with Ovum released a report that detailed why real-time QoE service plans with be the new norm by 2015, and Colombia is getting a 100G ultra-broadband network powered by UNE EPM Telecomunicaciones and with products and services from Alcatel-Lucent.
Finally, Bell Labs was at it again on breaking records with the achievement of 10Gbps over traditional copper telephone lines.
Wireless was also a feature focus this week with an interesting posting concerning why mobile operators must ensure their LTE signaling is dependable to stave off the competition. Switching gears slightly, you might not be familiar with them but Elephant Flows are a significant issue for doing proper traffic engineering and SDN analytics can help get around the challenges.
It was a good week for blogging as well with three items of interest from guest bloggers from Alcatel-Lucent which included:
If you are looking to catch up on industry insights and news this weekend, the community’s rich collection of constantly updated news, whitepapers, videos, podcasts and case studies is the place to start. In fact, for those of you with an interest in optical networking the recently added white paper, The Urgent Need for Agility in Optical Networks, is worth a read.
In addition, there are also links to several eZines with two Alcatel-Lucent TechZine articles on things wireless worth spending some time with:
The other eZines, GRIDTalk, TRACKTALK and LIFETALK have detailed articles into key market sectors that are equally as timely and informative.