Cisco plans to invest $30 million (€22 million) in a global innovation centre for the "Internet of Everything" (IoE) to be opened in Barcelona in summer 2016.
Several big names in telecom are considering a plan that would breathe new life into 7,300 payphones in New York City by converting them into free Wi-Fi hotspots.
Cisco CEO John Chambers and Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg may have very different management styles but one area where they are similar is that they claim to always be thinking five to 10 years into the future.
Shamed former Gowex CEO, Jenaro Garcia Martin, will face prosecutors on Monday to answer charges of false accounting, distorting financial information, and insider trading.
Qualcomm confirmed its acquisition of WiGig chipmaker Wilocity, a move designed to enable Qualcomm to easily integrate WiGig into its mobile platforms and secure the vendor's role in wireless streaming of 4K video and high-throughput peer-to-peer communications for mobile, computing and networking devices.
Qualcomm gained an ally in Microsoft in its efforts to develop common standards for connected home equipment, but faces a challenge convincing rival chip makers to follow its path.
Zain Saudi Arabia said it has signed infrastructure supply contracts worth 4.5 billion riyals (€882 million/$1.2 billion) to develop and expand its network.
Longmont, Colo.-based municipal electric and broadband utility Longmont Power & Communications (LPC) is moving ahead with its 1 Gbps fiber to the home (FTTH) plan leveraging Calix's GPON gear.
Cisco Systems is betting on the shift to Software-Defined Networking and is buying startup networking vendor Tail-f Systems for $175 million. The deal comes amid the start of a major shift in network design to SDN and Network Function Virtualization.
Cisco has added another element to its virtualization and cloud service portfolio by reaching a deal to acquire privately held Tail-f Systems, a developer of network service orchestration products for traditional and virtualized networks, for $175 million.