CommsWire - 11 August 2017


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Telcos willing to pay more for 5G: Gartner survey
The telecommunications industry is prepared to pay more for 5G mobile capabilities than they are willing to pay for 4G, according to a newly published global survey.

Contention ratios alone 'not enough to judge ISP'
Contention ratios alone would not be enough for consumers to make a judgement as to which ISP would provide sufficient bandwidth for their needs, an academic claims.

Pivotel’s customer service delivers record low telco complaints
Mobile and satellite telco, Pivotel, has “recorded the lowest customer complaints in reporting history,” according to the latest Complaints in Context from the Comms Alliance and the TIO.

Claims that Ethernet switch market decimated by cloud contested
The ANZ head of a company that sells networking equipment has contested claims made by IDC that the business market for Ethernet switches is being affected by the spread of cloud computing.

Teenagers charged over allegedly running huge DDoS operation
Two Israeli teenagers, who have been alleged to have co-founded and run a company used for launching distributed denial of service attacks, have been arrested and indicted on conspiracy and hacking charges.

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