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Verizon leads 5G race with US network launch

Just as network providers around the globe prepare for 5G network trials, Verizon has gone ahead and launched its commercial 5G network in the US. Verizon 5G is the world’s first commercial 5G network, heralding in a new era of superfast mobile connectivity. The network has launched in portions of Sacramento, as well as Houston, Indianapolis,… Read More

AOL sells data centre site in Virginia for $25m

Online service provider AOL has sold its 65-acre data centre site in Loudoun County, Virginia. The property was bought by New York-based developer company Sentinel Data Centers for $25.2 million (approx. £19 million). The site is part of a 100-acre AOL campus which is being partly sold by Verizon. Sentinel expects to build up to… Read More

Verizon partners with Cisco for cloud-based VNF

Verizon has announced that it will now offer Virtualized Network Functions (VNF) through Cisco’s Virtual Managed Services. The introduction of VNF services is expected to provide Verizon customers with faster business processes and more efficient use of technology resources. Enterprises will have access to cloud-based versions of all services offered through the Verizon SD-WAN, with… Read More

BT to pay £22M in interest for Ethernet overcharge

Ofcom released a report today detailing the investigation into British Telecom practices of charging for Ethernet services, following a ruling by the Court of Appeal that BT is responsible for paying £22 million in interest on overcharges of £94 million on wholesale Ethernet services. The appeals court upheld findings from an ongoing investigation which show… Read More

Verizon releases software-defined perimeter security service

Verizon has launched a new software-defined perimeter solution to allow customers to proactively identify and prevent cyberattacks by building a virtual boundary around their network. According to Verizon, the Software-Defined Perimeter (SDP) service, is a scalable SaaS solution which provides secure, pre-authenticated and ‘context-aware’ access to business applications. The technology isolates communications between business applications… Read More