Category Archives: Telecommunications

GTT Announces Earnings Call for First Quarter 2017

McLean, VA, April 20, 2017 GTT Communications, Inc. (NYSE: GTT), the leading global cloud networking provider to multinational clients, announced today its plans to release results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2017, on Thursday, May 4, 2017. In conjunction with the release, GTT has scheduled a conference call, which will also be broadcast live over the Internet that day, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time.

Connected2Fiber to Present at the NEDAS NYC Spring Summit

CEO and Founder Ben Edmond to Discuss Location Level Management and Engagement in a Connected World

Hopkinton, MA, April 12, 2017 Connected2Fiber, the leading Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) market acceleration platform for connectivity, announces today that its Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Ben Edmond, will speak at the Northeast DAS & Small Cell Association’s (NEDAS) 2017 New York Summit, taking place Thursday, April 20, 2017 at the New York Academy of Medicine in Manhattan.

GTT to Present at William Blair Technology Conference

McLean, VA, April 10, 2017GTT Communications, Inc. (NYSE: GTT), the leading global cloud networking provider to multinational clients, will present at the William Blair Technology Conference taking place in Boston on April 12, 2017. Mike Sicoli, chief financial officer, will meet with investors that day.

The Intelligent Transportation Era Is Here

Over the last several years, tech industry pundits have been predicting that the Internet of Things (IoT) will take over the transportation industry. It’s always been a matter of when, not if, this will happen.

Just recently, the New Hampshire Department of Transportation (NHDOT) selected two companies — Tilson and Mobility Tech — to manage the design and build of an Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) project along the F.E. Everett Turnpike.

Telecom M&A Activity Is on the Rise

It looks like 2017 will be another big year for mergers and acquisitions in the telecommunications industry. According to Moody’s Investors Service, M&A activity among telecommunications companies will continue as businesses enhance their compete levels and increase market share. As often happens, there is a changing of the guard when a company is acquired by a well-capitalized purchaser.

This week, for example, Xtera, a subsea fiber optic solutions provider that was recently acquired by H.I.G. Capital, announced the establishment of a new leadership team to advance the organization’s internal governance.

In an Era of Rapid Transformation, One Global Network Solutions Firm Enhances Its Leadership

The telecommunications industry is undergoing a period of rapid transformation, so it’s no wonder that companies are turning to seasoned industry experts to help stay the course.

Global network solutions company QuadGen, for instance, recently appointed Amy Moini as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Mrs. Moini is an industry veteran with more than two decades of hardware, software, services and telecommunications experience to her name. She previously served as the Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Business Development at Numerex Corp., where she oversaw the company’s carrier partner footprint expansion, as well as the expansion of its MSO presence and footprint, and multinational global customer engagements.

Change Is in The Air at PTC ‘17

You can’t walk more than two feet in any direction at PTC’17 in Honolulu this year without hearing about change. With “Changing Realities” as the theme of the event, just about every company is focused on progress and growth.

PTC’17 to Explore Changing Realities in Telecom

Telecommunications providers today must navigate an ever-shifting sea of customer demands, economic conditions and regulatory policies. Survival is impossible without a thorough understanding of the major changes that are happening across the industry.

TelecomTV/MEF16: Allan Langfield, Comcast – Journey To Interoperable On-Demand Services Powered By LSO, SDN & NFV

Originally posted on ThirdNetworkNews

TelecomTV at MEF16 – Allan Langfield, Exec. Director, Product Development, Comcast Business; Board Director; MEF; Operations Area Co-Director, MEF – MEF’s work on CE 2.0 (Carrier Ethernet 2.0) is a lynchpin for effectively doing on-demand services managed services that ultimately will transit multiple provider networks. Allan notes, “We need those services specifications. We need those operational constructs that are going to support this entire new ecosystem of services that customers are starting to ask for.” Carriers are coming to the MEF and asking the organization to help them orchestrate services (with LSO) not just over their own networks but carrier-to-carrier-to-customer in a way that is very consistent, very reliable, and on-demand.

MEF16: Pascal Menezes, CTO, MEF – Standardized Open APIs & Other Key Work To Drive Third Network Transformation

Originally posted on ThirdNetworkNews

MEF16 Keynote – Pascal Menezes, CTO, MEF discusses major work to enable Third Network services for the digital economy. This includes (1) development of orchestrated connectivity (wavelengths, CE 2.0, IP) & NFV-based services (security and other), (2) development of the LSO (Lifecycle Services Orchestration) architecture and standardized open APIs, (3) open initiatives with OpenLSO and OpenCS (Open Connectivity Services) reference implementations, and (4) the evolution of certification programs for services, equipment, and professionals.