Internet Shutdowns: An Update

| July 15, 2016

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At the time of posting, mobile internet services continue to remain suspended in parts of Jammu & Kashmir for the sixth consecutive day.

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5G Standalone: What's So Exciting About It?

Article | May 20, 2021

The much-anticipated 5G Standalone has arrived. T-Mobile is the first to launch it in the USA, covering 250 million people across 7,500 cities and towns, including rural areas. China Mobile is the only other service provider to launch it in Hong Kong. Overall, 58 operators are currently investing (November 2020) in 5G SA, including those who have launched. 5G SA makes a break from 5G non-standalone by integrating the evolved packet core or the signaling brain of the 5G network, which controls the network's devices. It prepares the groundwork for new services unique to this generation of networks, such as network slicing to customize enterprise services across multiple networks.

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HOW 5G WILL DRIVE CLOUD COMPUTING TO THE NEXT LEVEL?

Article | February 13, 2020

The world is now leading towards fifth-generation (5G) network connection, which is set to revolutionize the network and communications industry by providing ultra-fast transmission rates. This can be as much as 100 times faster than the existing 4G or previous networks. Undeniably, today we are generating a massive amount of data and to process effectively, there is a need to leverage a big data set that can make these data actionable. This is where Cloud Computing comes in, delivering a large data storage option to businesses. However, this large storage service needs faster connectivity as the amount of data is continuously growing.

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Operator personal cloud: Engage subscribers with a content hub

Article | June 21, 2021

While many 5G use cases have centered on enterprise opportunities that leverage the speed, responsiveness and capacity of this advanced wireless technology, telecom operators must be careful to not brush off the desires of individual subscribers. They, too, are looking to make the most of their 5G data plans and investments in 5G-enabled mobile devices. Unfortunately for many subscribers, the technology has not yet lived up to its promise. A recent consumer study from Ericsson shows that 70% of smartphone users are disappointed in the availability of new 5G-powered services and apps. The same study also found that subscribers are willing to pay 20-30% more for a premium 5G plan bundled with digital service use cases. Taken together, these two data points indicate that the time has come for operators to develop a 5G strategy focused on increasing value-added services for the subscriber. Operators who want to remain competitive as well as recoup their infrastructure investments must think beyond simply providing enhanced connectivity. Today's consumers are savvy, use multiple connected devices and are short on time. And they expect a lot more from their digital service providers.

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Why Arista Networks Is Buying Big Switch Networks

Article | February 17, 2020

Cloud networking leader Arista Networks recently announced it has acquired Big Switch Networks. These are the details about the deal. Cloud networking leader Arista Networks recently announced it has acquired Big Switch Networks, which is a network monitoring and SDN (Software Defined Networking) pioneer. Arista Networks is known for providing a complete cloud networking suite with rich capabilities in all critical areas of the campus, data center, and public cloud. And the acquisition of Big Switch will further strengthen the company’s network monitoring and observability suite delivered through Arista’s software platform CloudVision and DANZ (Data ANalyZer) capabilities.

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Ekahau is the global leader in Wi-Fi network design tools, from WLAN network planning to site surveys and troubleshooting. Ekahau’s Wi-Fi tools are used by the leading Wi-Fi infrastructure vendors, systems integrators and telecom operators as well as thousands of network administrators to minimize network deployment time and ensure sufficient wireless network performance and capacity.

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