A group of service providers and vendors have banded together to form the NG-PON2 Technology Forum with the aim of promoting the adoption of NG-PON2 broadband technology.
Ericsson said today it has renewed parts of its managed services partnership with Sprint, extending portions of a 7-year, $5 billion contract that was set to expire in September.
Ericsson ousted CEO Hans Vestberg less than a week after the company posted a 26 percent year-over-year drop in net sales during the second quarter.
Ericsson initiated a search for a new CEO following the announcement on Monday that Hans Vestberg has been removed from the top role at the Sweden-based vendor with immediate effect, although he will remain available to the company for a period of six months.
The FCC has awarded a key government number portability contract to the Ericsson subsidiary Telcordia in a huge blow to Neustar despite security concerns by some in the intelligence community.
Ericsson's two largest shareholders are reportedly pushing to oust CEO Hans Vestberg just one day after the company posted a 26 percent year-over-year drop in net sales during the second quarter.
Verizon said that NG-PON2, the next generation of PON technology, will make the installation process for fiber-to-the-premises in residences and businesses more efficient.
Back at the start of the month, Facebook announced OpenCellular, its open-source radio access platform. It wasn't that difficult to see it coming. Yet, I'm not so sure that OpenCellular is going to have a massive impact on the market. It's not that I want it to fail. It's just that I feel like we've all been here before in some fundamental ways.
Ericsson's two largest shareholders declined to comment on reports that they want to oust Hans Vestberg as CEO of the Sweden-based telecoms equipment vendor.
Although carriers including AT&T and Telefonica have boasted of their progress toward virtualized, software-defined networks, the overall wireless industry remains in the very early stages of this transition, said Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg.