Tasty SYN-SYN-ACKs: Juniper gobbles HTBASE, ADTRAN’s Oz NBN win and more

Plus standards news from ETSI, 3GPP
Networks roundup Juniper Networks has announced it wants to bolster its Contrail enterprise multicloud solutions by chugging down software vendor HTBASE.…

Stats model: UK small biz overpays for stealth mobile plans

Obscurity hides margin, so we called in the CMA – comparison bods
Business mobile plans are notorious for their complexity and obscurity, so if you’re a UK SME, how do you know if you’re being ripped off?…

Huawei gets the Kiwi ‘yeah nah’* as NZ joins the Chinese kit-ban club

Doubt cast on Spark’s 5G build, despite minister saying ban isn’t really a ban
Reports emerging from New Zealand suggest local carrier Spark has been blocked from buying Huawei kit for its 5G rollout. The Kiwi national security minister, however, has g…

Gigabit? More like, you can gigabet the US will fall behind on super-fast broadband access

Fresh report reveals China opening can of whoop-ass
America is going to fall drastically behind the rest of the world, particularly China, when it comes to high-speed broadband internet access, according to a new report.…

‘Massage parlour’ location looks like Amazon stealth-testing secret new wireless network

Happy ending? Nope. Big seller, small cells – report
Evidence suggests Amazon could be pretending to be a massage parlour to avoid attracting attention to a new network it is testing in Silicon Valley, applying for radio permits under a variety of name…

Capita seeks new networking chief: Up for it?

Outgoing head congratulated for role in division’s transformation
Capita is looking for a new networks chief.…

Capita seeks new networking chief: Up for it?

Outgoing head congratulated for role in division’s transformation
Capita is looking for a new networks chief.…

Telstra told by regulator to keep copper for an extra five years

Competition needs come first
Australia’s competition watchdog has announced the regime that regulates Telstra’s copper network should remain in place until at least 2024.…

Openreach names 81 lucky locations to be plugged into its super-zippy Gfast pipe

Take a look up the railtrack, from Barking to Faversham
UK fibre flinger Openreach has announced plans to bring its ultrafast broadband service to another 81 locations, thanks in part to the joy of Gfast.…