FASTTAKES: T-Systems, NSN, Main One, AT&T, Verizon Business

Dylan Bushell-Embling
telecomasia.net
The Australian government has proposed to give the Telecom Industry Ombudsman more power to deal with complaints as part of reforms to telecom consumer protection legislation.
 
Nokia Siemens Networks plans to demonstrate 100Gbps line cards at a conference in the US this week, after completing interoperability testing of its DWDM platform with a Juniper Networks’ core router late last week.
 
T-Systems chief Reinhard Clemens has rounded out his management team by appointing Ulrich Meister to head up systems integration and Hagen Rickmann as head of the firm’s new service division.
 
Subsea cable operator Main One Cable Company will deploy Cisco's IP NGN technology to boost broadband capacity in West Africa.
 
AT&T has revealed its CFO, Rich Lindler, will retire financial on June 1, to be replaced by 19-year company veteran John Stephens.
 
Verizon Business has been contracted to help payment technology company PAYBOX ensure its virtual electronic and card present payment services comply with international data security standards.

Commentary

5G and data center-friendly network architectures

Matt Walker / MTN Consulting

Webscale and transmission network operators' interests are aligning as the 5G era dawns

Matt Walker / MTN Consulting

Webscale and transmission network operators' interests are aligning as the 5G era dawns

Rémy Pascal / Analysys Mason

The launch of 5G by South Korean operators serves as a first benchmark for other operators around the world