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AT&T signals the end of 5G friendliness

The industry promised us it was going to work together to deliver 5G, and maybe we should be grateful it lasted this long, but AT&T’s latest announcement signals 5G friendliness is over.

AT&T, Colt and Orange have a virtualization party

Wholesale operator Colt has claimed its position as the network for networks after doing some SDN and NFV cleverness with AT&T. Coincidentally, Orange announced the launch of an SDN project at the exact same time.

Nokia tries to reassure on SDN

Nobody doubts SDN is the future, will change the world and is a generally great thing, but does it actually work? Nokia insists it does, honest.

Nokia shows signs of virtual progress

As the big network players edge incrementally closer to offering something that can reasonably, with a straight face, be described as 5G, Nokia has given an old launch a new airing.

Huawei lays out 3 stage NFV roadmap

Huawei has laid out the three steps operators need to take in order to become fully cloud-enabled, laying out plans for its All Cloud strategy.

Ericsson snaps up NodePrime for SDI acceleration

Ericsson has announced the total acquisition of data centre management platform NodePrime in a bit to drive its software defined networking and infrastructure capabilities.

AT&T to commence Q2 2016 5G trials

US telco AT&T has pre-empted the Mobile World Congress rush by boldly laying out its plans for 5G, with field trials for some enabling-technologies happening in Q2 this year.

Juniper Networks buys BTI for its SDN tools

Data centre infrastructure vendor Juniper Networks is to buy BTI Systems, a specialist developer of software-defined networking (SDN) tools and networking hardware.

SDN specialist Big Switch wins $48.5M funding

Santa Clara based software defined networking vendor Big Switch Networks (BSN) has won another $48.5 million to bring its bare metal networking fabrics to new markets.

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