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.
Vodafone Group appointed Vivek Badrinath, a former rising star at Orange, as its new regional CEO for Africa, Middle East and Asia-Pacific (AMAP) with effect from Oct. 15.
When it comes to Facebook's Telecom Infra Project (TIP) that the social networking giant launched at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this year, it appears that the biggest U.S. wireless carriers are just not that into it.
The chief executive of Vodafone's IoT business in the United States isn't worried about the progress Sigfox and LoRa technology supporters have made in building out wide-scale wireless networks for water meters, health monitors and other machines. Instead, he said NB-IoT technology will likely create a major new market opportunity in the space for LTE operators globally.
AT&T and Verizon may be grabbing a lot of headlines for their network virtualization plans, but European service providers like Orange and Vodafone are being no less aggressive with their NFV and SDN migrations.
Operators all over the globe have been grappling for some time with the challenges that network virtualisation brings. As part of this process, network functions virtualisation (NFV) and software-defined networking (SDN) have emerged as key strategies for Tier 1 and Tier 2 telcos that want to fundamentally transform the infrastructure they use to deliver services.
Vodafone Group announced that Europe still offers significant opportunities to grow its 4G subscriber base because only 30 per cent of its users in the region have taken a 4G subscription to date.
Some 76 per cent of companies believe that making use of technologies related to the Internet of Things (IoT) will be critical for the future success of any organisation, according to the fourth edition of the annual Vodafone IoT Barometer Report.
Vodafone and Liberty Global submitted concessions in an effort to secure European Union (EU) approval for a proposed merger of their respective businesses in the Netherlands.
Vodafone UK launched another initiative designed to boost mobile call and internet coverage in rural areas, in a move that could double the number of communities currently signed up to its specialist rural programmes.