Category: Test & Measurement

Rohde & Schwarz at MWC 2017

Christian Müller from Rohde & Schwarz’s mobile network testing unit introduces new products for cable and antenna testing at Mobile World Congress 2017.


Stockholm, Sweden, 17 February 2016 – Polystar, a leading supplier of Network and Customer Analytics, Network Monitoring and Test solutions to the telecoms industry, today announced the launch of a new, fully virtualised version of its award-winning VoLTE and LTE test solution, Solver. With momentum gathering behind network function virtualisation (NFV), CSPs are also keen to ensure […] Intelligence Annual Industry Survey 2016

Building on the success of our prestigious Annual Industry Survey, the 2016 edition is the largest undertaking we’ve embarked on to date. This year’s survey took in the thoughts and perspectives of more than 1,500 telecoms professionals with a staggering cumulative experience of 24,000 years. As usual we begin with our comprehensive sweep of the […]


Stockholm, Sweden, 8 February 2016 – Polystar, a leading supplier of Network and Customer Analytics, Network Monitoring and Test solutions to the telecoms industry, today announced commercial availability of its new product, KALIX, that empowers an entirely new way of creating a data-driven customer-centric environment. Set for its global launch at Mobile World Congress 2016, this […]

Nokia and du launch network testing drones in Dubai

Drones equipped with smartphones are being utilised by du to carry out analysis on its network across Dubai. The first test, announced by partner Nokia, took place at the Dubai International Stadium to report on network conditions when occupied by 25,000 attendees.

SDN: More new business model than new technology

Chinese equipment vendor Huawei clearly envisions a world where network applications and services will run on commodity hardware and software. For a company that sells specialist boxes into networks, this could be a bold statement. In the latest in our series of SDN-themed interviews, Sanqi Li, CTO of Huawei’s carrier network business, simply sees this approach as the evolution of business models for both carriers and vendors.

7Layers: Connecting the world

Dr Hans- Jürgen Meckelburg, President & CEO, 7Layers, talks to at MWC 2013 about serving the M2M space and connecting millions of devices across many different sectors.

ANALYSIS: Can commodity hardware cut it in SDN world?

Of late there seems to be an SDN (software defined networks) related announcement every few days, as vendors get their ducks in a row to pitch the next evolution of technology to carriers at MWC. But the concept demands a change in mindset for the vendors as much as it does the operators.

A defining moment for SDN

Software-defined networking (SDN) is the latest acronym to save the day, promising more flexible, scalable and intelligent networks. But what does SDN actually mean?

Is telco SDN the new IMS?

It feels like 2006 once again: vendors are creating fanciful and colourful presentations about SDN and operators are discussing about the need to move from silos to horizontal platforms and networks. In a way, almost the same story was told six years ago for IMS, but deployments were far smaller than expected. So is SDN following the footsteps of IMS?

Ericsson picks up IT services expertise

Swedish equipment manufacturer Ericsson has announced its intention to acquire the IT services capabilities of the Devoteam Telecom & Media operation in France.

A new lease of life

As many of the world’s operators contend with the capacity crunch, some carriers are finding new purpose and a potential goldmine of use cases for legacy spectrum licenses.


What will be the defining telecoms trend in 2018?

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