Deutsche Telekom eyes up SD-WAN investment

Software-defined WAN provider Aryaka announced the completion of $45 million Series D round of financing, attracting Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners among other names.

Tata, Verizon beef up backbone offerings

India-based network operator Tata Communications has this week launched a low latency, pure multipoint Ethernet network to connect major financial capitals in Asia, the UK and the US.

Verizon expands MPLS offering in Africa

US carrier Verizon has formed an alliance with Gateway Business Africa that will expand Verizon Business Private IP network capabilities in several African countries.The agreement allows Verizon Business to leverage Gateway’s network presence and extend coverage of the Verizon MPLS network to an additional 14 pan-African countries by using interconnection points between the companies’ networks.

Broadband Forum launches certification programme

Industry forums love launching certification programmes, and the Broadband Forum is no different. On Tuesday, at the MPLS & Ethernet World Congress in Paris, the forum announced its first ever certification programme to help drive multi-service network architectures and equipment interoperability testing.


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