5G

October 20, 2020

NETWORKING

Introducing the Catalyst 8000 Edge Family, Cisco’s New SD-WAN Platform

Cisco's new Catalyst 8000 Edge Platforms, and the Catalyst Cellular Gateway, are built for SASE, Multicloud, and the WAN Edge.

October 14, 2020

DATA CENTER

Cisco Data Centers Segment Routing Traffic Engineering for Service Providers

We are entering a new Era moving to 5G in global pandemic As we move into the exciting era of 5G and witness an ever-growing number of new devices coming online, the transport network is finding its overall capacity tested in ways we’ve never seen before. Millions of mobile voice, data, and video users and […]

October 12, 2020

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Wireless Spectrum is Not Just for Mobile Operators Anymore

Cable Operators are jumping into wireless with investments in Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CRBS) spectrum auction. This has the potential to change the game for mobile offerings.

September 10, 2020

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Stadiums May Not Be Opening with Fans This Weekend, But The Experience Can Still Be Epic

Recently, I had the honor of hosting and moderating a virtual leadership roundtable featuring tech innovators planning for some of the largest, most tech-sophisticated digital entertainment venues in the world. In our conversation, we touched on the many technological innovations that are influencing business decisions right now as many teams prepare to kick-off their first-ever season without fans in stadiums.

September 10, 2020

NETWORKING

Guest Wireless Access Made Simple (and Profitable), with Google’s Orion WiFi and OpenRoaming

Google Orion WiFi works with the OpenRoaming standard to help venues use their Wi-Fi networks to serve cellular data users -- and to get paid for it.

September 10, 2020

NETWORKING

Wireless Superhero Duo of the Future: The Story of Wi-Fi 6 and 5G

Superheroes get the job done better together. Batman relies on Robin, Captain has Bucky and when it comes to wireless access, nothing is as complementary as Wi-Fi 6 and 5G.

September 9, 2020

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Closing the Rural Broadband Gap

The internet has changed nearly every aspect of American life. It has transformed how we shop, listen to music, learn, do business, bank… and connect with each other. With so many Americans now working or learning from home, our dependence on it has grown. Yet, in dark contrast to internet usage growth, the gap between those who have broadband access and those who do not is growing, too.

T-Mobile’s 5G Hype is Real. And Cisco is at the Heart of It

Seems like we see news about 5G rollouts every week, with networks being “lit up” left and right. But on August 4, there was a really big announcement from T-Mobile about their launch of the world’s first nationwide standalone (SA) 5G network. So, why all the hype with this one? Simple. T-Mobile’s 5G SA is pure 5G throughout the network, providing the high bandwidth, blazing speeds, and low latency that IS the transformational promise of 5G. And the numbers speak for themselves.

5G Core and Cloud Native are Changing the Mobile Game

As service providers eye network upgrades to satisfy new demands for 5G, there are several important decisions to ponder. One of the biggest questions is whether to build onto your existing 4G network as a Non-Standalone (NSA) or jump in with a Standalone (SA) network packet core to position yourself as an industry leader well into the future. The future is here, and we are fortunate to be a part of building it!