Category: Networking

Federal, Infrastructure, Networking, Networking, Policy, Tech

NYC official resigns from ‘unproductive’ FCC broadband committee

March 30, 2018

Via: StateScoop

A second official has resigned his position from the FCC’s Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee (BDAC), citing concern that the group’s recommendations are being skewed to favor private industry over the public’s interests. NYC Chief Technology Officer Miguel Gamiño announced his […]

Infrastructure, Mobile Security, Networking, Security, Unified Communications

Mobile network infrastructure at growing risk from cyber attack

March 29, 2018

Via: FCW

4G mobile communications networks are increasingly vulnerable to cyber intrusion, according to a new report from a Federal Communication Commission advisory group. The attack vector, which targets the Diameter signaling protocol used to move traffic on 4G networks, hasn’t been […]

Federal, Infrastructure, Networking, Policy, Unified Communications

FCC chief floats new supply chain rules for telecom

March 27, 2018

Via: FCW

Leveraging a multibillion federal subsidy, the nation’s communications chief is looking to new rules that would bar foreign telecommunications equipment suppliers who are deemed a threat to national security. At the Federal Communications Commission’s next public meeting on April 17, […]

Infrastructure, Networking, Networking, Tech

Blockchain: What Business Leaders Need to Know About This Disruptive Technology

March 16, 2018

Via: InformationWeek

IT and business leaders can benefit from learning what blockchain means to their organizations and explaining the benefits, and drawbacks Some are calling blockchain the next Internet, saying that it holds the promise to disrupt (and hopefully improve) our lives […]

Infrastructure, Networking, Unified Communications, Wireless Infrastructure

Treasury cites national security and competition for 5G as risks in Qualcomm-Broadcom tieup

March 6, 2018

Via: CNBC – Top News

The U.S. government has outlined key concerns about Broadcom’s proposed merger with Qualcomm, including national security and a risk that Qualcomm could lose ground to China in developing 5G wireless network technology. “Qualcomm has become well-known to, and trusted by, […]

Infrastructure, Networking

FCC’s Ajit Pai Wants to Speed Up 5G—But Congress Must Act First

February 27, 2018

Via: Fortune

Ajit Pai, the chair of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), has laid out his strategy for making the U.S. “the best country for innovating and investing in 5G networks.” But it will require some help from Congress. Speaking at Mobile […]

Infrastructure, Networking

10 Networking Predictions For 2018

January 3, 2018

Via: CRN

The Year Ahead 2018 promises to be an eventful year for the networking space. Software-defined technologies like software-defined wide-area networking are coming into their own, presenting vendors and solution providers with tremendous opportunity to book healthy recurring revenue while seeing […]

Infrastructure, Networking

Ajit Pai offers no data for latest claim that net neutrality hurt small ISPs

December 12, 2017

Via: ArsTechnica

With days to go before his repeal of net neutrality rules, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai issued a press release about five small ISPs that he says were harmed by the rules. Pai “held a series of telephone calls with small […]

Infrastructure, Networking

Inflect raises $3M seed round to make buying internet infrastructure easier

December 6, 2017

Via: Tech Crunch

Inflect, a startup that wants to make it easier for businesses to buy their own internet infrastructure, today announced that it has raised a $3 million seed funding round. The service, which is still in preview, provides business with the […]

Infrastructure, Networking

Government dollars for IoT: Large and unbalanced

December 4, 2017

Via: FCW

Over the past several years, the government has made significant progress is the adoption of connected devices, along with the software and security that helps make them run. According to a report by the contract and spending analysis firm Govini, […]