Rakuten Mobile, Inc. and NEC Corporation  announced that the two companies have reached an agreement to jointly develop the containerized standalone (SA) 5G core network (5GC) to be utilized in Rakuten Mobile’s fully virtualized cloud native 5G network. Based on the agreement, Rakuten Mobile and NEC will jointly develop the containerized SA 5G mobile core to be made available on the Rakuten Communications Platform (RCP), Rakuten Mobile’s fully virtualized and contai

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Comtech Telecommunications Corp.announced  that during its third quarter of fiscal year 2020, its Mission-Critical Technologies group, which is part of Comtech’s Government Solutions segment, was awarded orders consisting of $1.6 million of additional funding on the previously announced three-year $124.2 million contract to provide ongoing sustainment services for the AN/TSC-198A SNAP (Secret Internet Protocol Router (“SIPR”) and Non-classified Internet Protocol Router

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Plug and Play, the global innovation platform and British Telecommunication PLC (BT) announced a new Founding Partnership to explore breakthrough innovations through engagement with startups/scale-ups in the UK and further afield. Plug and Play will support BT to launch its first ever Green Tech Innovation Platform. The platform aims to uncover the latest technologies from UK-based tech startups and scale-ups that could support BT and its public sector customers transition to Net Ze

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ADTRAN®, Inc.,, a leading provider of next-generation innovative fiber and fiber extension broadband access solutions,  announced that, through its Enabling Communities, Connecting Lives program, it is empowering United Cooperative Services (UCS) to deliver multi-gigabit services to the electric cooperative’s membership in 14 counties across North Texas. Represented by the National Rural Telecommunications Council (NRTC), UCS is a leading provider of high-performance broadband

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Keysight Technologies, Inc., a leading technology company that helps enterprises, service providers and governments accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world, today announced that Audix, a Taiwanese-based test laboratory, has selected Keysight’s 5G solutions to verify safe levels of radio frequency (RF) and microwave emissions from wireless devices. Audix wants to ensure that new 5G devices, operating in either sub-6GHz and mmWave frequency bands, meet electromagne

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Siemon, a leading global network infrastructure specialist, announced that it has expanded its line of LightHouse Advanced Fiber Cabling Solutions with new OptiFuse pre-polished splice-on connectors that provide quick, reliable and high-performance field terminations to support today's high-speed fiber applications. Available in simplex LC and SC multimode and simplex LC and SC UPC and APC singlemode fiber configurations, OptiFuse splice-on connectors feature a factory pre-polis

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MTA Fiber Holdings, a wholly-owned subsidiary of MTA, Alaska's best choice for technology and communications products, has officially completed construction and commenced operation of AlCan ONE (Alaska Canada Overland Network), the first and only all-terrestrial fiber network connecting Alaska to the contiguous United States and beyond. AlCan ONE, which began construction in spring 2019, establishes a secure and reliable fiber connection to any point in the contiguous United Sta

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Phoenix Tower International ("Phoenix")  announced the signing of an agreement with eir confirming the purchase of more than 650 wireless pylons as well as the acquisition of new wireless pylons for 8 years across Ireland as part of a custom construction program. With this transaction, Phoenix becomes the largest supplier of pylon infrastructure in Ireland, thereby substantially strengthening its growing footprint in Europe and consolidating its leading position in Europe, the

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