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August 7, 2018

The Ethernet Alliance, a global consortium dedicated to the continued success and advancement of Ethernet technologies, today revealed details of its upcoming Ethernet plugfest. Focusing on improving interoperability of Ethernet equipment at port data rates ranging from 25 Gigabits per second (Gb/s) to 00 Gb/s, the testing matrix encompasses technologies based upon both recently completed and soon-to-be ratified IEEE standards. The Ethernet Alliance Higher Speed Networking Plugfest will be held the week of August 13, 2018University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL) in Durham, N.H.

July 23, 2018

Boingo Wireless (NASDAQ:WIFI), the leading DAS, small cells and Wi-Fi provider that serves consumers, carriers and advertisers worldwide, today announced that it has successfully deployed a private LTE cellular network on the 3.5 GHz Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) band at Dallas Love Field Airport (DAL). The launch is part of a commercial trial and marks the first known CBRS deployment at a major U.S. airport. DAL services more than 15 million passengers annually.

June 26, 2018

As the path towards 5G begins to gain momentum, the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance has today set out its vision for a5G future and the opportunities and challenges that will arise from deploying it. On the opening day of CommunicAsia–one of the most established telecommunications events –DSA President Kalpak Gude highlighted the challenges and barriers that need to be overcome if the potential of 5G is to be fully realized.

June 11, 2018

HomeGrid Forum today announced that China Unicom Research Institute and China Academy of Information and Communications Technology (CAICT) have joined the forum, as it continues to promote certification and expand its presence in Asia.

June 5, 2018

The Ethernet Alliance, a global consortium dedicated to the continued success and advancement of Ethernet technologies, today reported it successfully hosted its seventh consecutive IEEE 802.3™ Interim Meeting during the week of May 21 –5, 2018 in Pittsburgh, PA, USA. The meeting demonstrated that after 45 years of disruptive innovation, Ethernet, the world’s most popular networking technology, remains poised to break new ground again, particularly in the rapidly diversifying application space.

May 31, 2018

USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF), the support organization for the advancement and adoption of USB technology, today announced a USB HID (Human Interface Device) standard for braille displays, representing a collaborative step toward greater technological accessibility for people who are blind or have low vision. The standard will make it easier to use a braille display across operating systems and different types of hardware. It will also simplify development, removing the need or braille devices to have custom software and drivers created or a particular operating system or screen reader.

May 8, 2018

Today, at its Annual Members Meeting, the CBRS Alliance launched the OnGo™ brand. OnGo represents uncompromised wireless connectivity – enabled by spectrum sharing in the 3.5 GHz band – that will fuel innovation in industrial IoT (IIoT) applications and expand indoor and outdoor coverage and capacity for new Private LTE and neutral host business opportunities.

April 23, 2018

Avnu Alliance, the industry consortium driving open, standards-based deterministic networking, is participating in TSN education and demonstrated interoperability at HANNOVER MESSE, where the industry s experiencing a momentum boost for IEEE Time Sensitive Networking (TSN).

April 12, 2018

Trusted Computing Group (TCG) and members Infineon, Microsoft and OnBoard Security will host a workshop on securing the vulnerable IoT on  May 30, 2018, at the Internet of Things North America (@IOTShow) conference.
IoT and embedded systems and networks remain highly vulnerable to attacks, whether malicious or accidental. These attacks result in lost personal and corporate data, legal fines, loss of customer trust and loss of services – or they can also shut down critical infrastructure, from oil and gas pipelines to manufacturing to the financial system.

April 11, 2018

The Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA) congratulates the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) for publishing its regulations on the use of Television White Space (TVWS). Marking a huge step forward for South Africa in enabling affordable broadband through dynamic spectrum access technologies, the achievement highlights the progress in the adoption of TVWS regulations around the world.