What’s happened? Telecoms-software vendor CSG International (CSGI) has announced the acquisition of key assets of Volubill, a supplier of integrated policy and charging products for the telecoms industry. Financial terms and conditions of the deal were not disclosed.
4G: Qualcomm unveils LTE Advanced in unlicensed spectrum, a radical move that could upend carrier Wi-Fi
What’s happened? Qualcomm has launched a radical initiative to deploy LTE Advanced in the unlicensed 5GHz band, which has traditionally been the preserve of Wi-Fi devices. If the initiative gains support, it could be a hammer blow to carrier Wi-Fi, though Qualcomm says it is still a strong supporter of all types of Wi-Fi, given… Read more
Even though the road to profitable, next-generation broadband services is littered with abandoned projects, “transformation” is still a word that hovers on the lips of many a CIO. In some boardrooms it has been replaced by “centralization” or even “virtualization,” but it still means that CSPs recognize that their BSS stacks aren’t up to the… Read more