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Infinera bullish on prospects in India

December 2, 2014
Infinera bullish on prospects in India

“Things are looking up for Infinera operations in India,” say Andrew Bond-Webster, Vice President of Sales for Asia Pacific and other top executives Infinera. And given the track record of the company, they are being modest. The story of Infinera is finally one of stability and growth. Traditionally a long-haul optical supplier, Infinera recently announced […]

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Difficult to do business in India, says Vodafone

September 28, 2014
Difficult to do business in India, says Vodafone

Vodafone, the world’s second-largest telecom service provider by subscribers, said Thursday that slow government clearances had made it difficult for foreign companies to do business in India, even as the company continues to face taxation issues in the country. The UK-based telco, which has invested about $20 billion in India, said the Indian government should […]

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MEF Introduces “THIRD Network” Vision

September 28, 2014
MEF Introduces “THIRD Network” Vision

MEF announces a new THIRD Network vision that delivers Internet-like agility and ubiquity with CE 2.0-like performance and security. The THIRD Network vision is based upon Network as a Service (NaaS) principles, builds on CE 2.0 and provides a beacon for new MEF work already underway and planned. Examples of THIRD Network initiatives include Lifecycle […]

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Our Government Will Be Known For The Broadband Highway:Indian Telecom Minister

June 2, 2014
Our Government Will Be Known For The Broadband Highway:Indian Telecom Minister

His plate is quite as full as that of his predecessor. Soon after assuming office, Ravi Shankar Prasad, India’s new minister for communications and information technology who is also the minister for law and justice said: “The Atal Behari Vajpayee government is remembered for the National Highways project. We will be known for the broadband […]

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Infinera VP – Asia Pacific Andrew Bond-Webster shares tips on SDN for telecoms

May 30, 2014
Infinera VP – Asia Pacific Andrew Bond-Webster shares tips on SDN for telecoms

Infinera vice president – Asia Pacific Andrew Bond-Webster has shared some of the tips on SDN (software defined networks) for Indian telecom operators. Carrier customers are demanding more flexible and future-proof networks that can scale rapidly and provide super-fast service provisioning times to eliminate the costly delays between the time a service is demanded and […]

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SDN, Network Virtualisation and Beyond

April 7, 2014
SDN, Network Virtualisation and Beyond

Very technical companies like Google and Facebook and Amazon and Azure and Tencent and Baidu and Yahoo! with some of the most technical expertise on the face of the planet came up with their own architecture. And if you look at what that trend looks like, basically, what they did is they said, I’m going […]

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TRAI chief dissatisfied with broadband speed, growth

January 30, 2014
TRAI chief dissatisfied with broadband speed, growth

Mobile subscribers get low-speed Internet connectivity and broadband growth in the country is ‘poor’, TRAI Chairman Rahul Khullar said. “In India, things are not very optimistic. Here, we have very low speeds on our mobiles and on all our devices. Our broadband connection growth is poor,” he said at a seminar organised by Amity University.

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Ethernet and Carrier Networks

June 1, 2013
Ethernet and Carrier Networks

Ethernet became popular in local area networks years ago. You had structured cabling, before structured cabling it was unstructured cabling. Do any of you guys remember that thick black coax cable above the ceiling rafters? There you are, good, good thanks I just remember the one coming down. Do any of you remember when Token […]

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Future Network Architectures

June 1, 2013
Future Network Architectures

It’s a good example of the way that Ethernet keeps reinventing itself. Where the original Ethernet ran at about 3 megabits, today we’ve got 400 gig Ethernet under study in the IEEE. Every new generation of Ethernet that comes out, the old generation is a rounding error compared with the new version. In fact the […]

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