World Broadband Association has launched

The WBBA is a new initiative, independently led by Informa Tech and powered by brands such as Omdia, Broadband World News, the Broadband World Forum, Light Reading and by the WBBA members, including China Telecom, Huawei, Nokia, Swisscom and Openreach.

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Global 5G connections reach 298mn in Q1 2021, 172 5G commercial networks deployed worldwide

The state of the race for the fifth generation of wireless (5G) subscriber adoption has tightened up significantly, as global wireless 5G connections for Q1 2021 have been adjusted to 298 million, according to 5G Americas, the wireless industry trade association and voice of 5G and LTE for the Americas.

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Extreme introduces cloud-native network visibility platform for service providers

Extreme Networks, Inc., a cloud-driven networking company, introduced the Extreme 9000 series, featuring the Extreme 9920 intelligent network visibility platform.

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Palo Alto Networks claims first 5G-native security offering, enabling new revenue streams while securing 5G

Palo Alto Networks introduced what it says is the industry’s first 5G-native security offering, to secure networks, clouds and devices in the 5G world. This new offering reportedly enables service providers and enterprises to turn 5G networks into highly secure networks.

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How connected teddy bears, coffee makers and cars are challenging security teams

In a new Palo Alto Networks study, technology leaders have acknowledged they need to step up security to face an IoT influx.Smart teddy bears, implanted heart monitors, electric cars and other connected devices are regularly connecting to corporate networks, prompting technology leaders to warn that significant action should be taken to prevent these devices from

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5G could deliver up to $3.3 trillion of economic and social value in Latin America by 2035

Omdia and Nokia’s “Why 5G in Latin America” report finds 5G will come to Latin America, sooner rather than later. The region lags its peers in productivity and economic growth, both of which will be enhanced by digital transformation. This, in turn, requires significantly enhanced broadband communications, and that leads to 5G which could add $3.3 trillion

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IoT is transforming the enterprise: Find out how your peers are doing it

The Internet of Things (IoT) is becoming a key element of digital transformation for enterprises around the world. But companies across industries and time zones face challenges that keep them from achieving their goals and realising IoT’s maximum value, says Bill Hurley, chief marketing officer of Syniverse.

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Ecosystem strategy is essential for CSPs ‘losing ground’ in B2B 5G, says report

Telcos are losing ground in early enterprise 5G projects, and they need to act quickly to recover positions of influence as the world emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic. So says BearingPoint//Beyond, which is working in collaboration with Omdia (previously Ovum).

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