What is SASE? A cloud service that marries SD-WAN with security

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Secure access service edge (SASE) is a network architecture that rolls software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) and security into a cloud service that promises simplified WAN deployment, improved efficiency and security, and to provide appropriate bandwidth per application.

Because it’s a cloud service, SASE (pronounced “sassy”) can be readily scaled up and scaled down and billed based on usage. As a result, it can be an attractive option in a time of rapid change.

While some vendors in this space offer hardware devices to connect at-home employees and corporate data centers to their SASE networks, most vendors handle the connections through software clients or virtual appliances.

Gartner created the term SASE and first described it in a 2019 white paper that lays out its goals and what a SASE implementation should look like. The consulting firm notes that SASE is still developing and that all of its features may not

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Hamilton, Robbinsville mayors demand BPU investigation of Optimum internet service provider | News

HAMILTON — Enough is enough.

Numerous customers of Optimum telecom service in Robbinsville and Hamilton are complaining of poor service, prompting the mayors of both townships to demand an investigation.

“Both municipalities’ residents have experienced similar, unacceptable issues and a lack of timely remediation from Optimum,” Hamilton Mayor Jeff Martin said Tuesday in a press statement, adding he and Robbinsville Mayor Dave Fried “will fight for our residents by partnering together on this issue and hope that by doing so it will provide for a stronger likelihood of these concerns being taken seriously by the state.”

Fried in a statement said Optimum has “failed” in its duty to furnish safe, adequate and proper service for its customers, adding, “We should not have to continuously pressure this provider to do its job.”

Attorneys for both townships sent letters to the New Jersey state Board of Public Utilities last week asking BPU

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5G Service Market: Key Facts, Dynamics, Segments and Forecast Predictions Presented Until 2025 | Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic

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Sep 03, 2020 (AmericaNewsHour) —
5G Service Market Research Report by Service Type (Professional Services, Managed Services), Communication Type (Extreme Mobile Broadband, Massive Machine-Type Communications, Fixed Wireless Access, and Others), Technology (Wi-Fi, High-Speed Package Access, Radio Access Technologies, Global System for Mobile, and Others), Vertical (Energy and Utilities, Automotive, Healthcare, and Others), and Region-Global Forecast to 2023

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The fifth generation of cellular mobile communications, 5G promises to succeed 4G in terms of speed and use cases including extreme high bandwidth, high-density connection, and ultra-low latency. Currently, the global 5G service market is contemplated to be worth USD 21.53 Bn and is envisioned to reach approximately USD 85.84 Bn by the end of 2023. Market Research Future (MRFR) projects the global 5G service market to expand exponentially with a CAGR of 31.9% over the forecast period

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Global Telecom Service Assurance Market: Analysis, Trends, Size and Forecast to 2026 – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Telecom Service Assurance Market: Global Industry Analysis, Trends, Market Size, and Forecasts up to 2026” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

The report predicts the global telecom service assurance market to grow with a CAGR of 8.9% over the forecast period from 2020-2026.

The report on the global telecom service assurance market provides qualitative and quantitative analysis for the period from 2018 to 2026. The study on telecom service assurance market covers the analysis of the leading geographies such as North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and RoW for the period of 2018 to 2026.

The report on telecom service assurance market is a comprehensive study and presentation of drivers, restraints, opportunities, demand factors, market size, forecasts, and trends in the global telecom service assurance market over the period of 2018 to 2026. Moreover, the report is a collective presentation of primary and secondary research findings.


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Telstra, Optus, TPG, and Dodo hit with 8,000 breaches of NBN service continuity rules

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) announced on Tuesday that it found over 8,000 breaches of the Telecommunications Service Provider (NBN Service Migration) Determination 2018 and the Telecommunications (NBN Continuity of Service) Industry Standard 2018 from a quartet of telcos in the period of February to April 2019.

The four telcos — Telstra, Optus, TPG, and Dodo — have been hit with enforceable undertakings and need to report back to ACMA each quarter for a year.

When a customer fails to connect to the National Broadband Network (NBN), the rules force telcos to provide an interim service to customers after three days. If the connection is still not activated after 20 days, the telco needs to create a remedial plan, and should 40 days pass without a working NBN connection, a technical audit must take place.

Leading the way with 4,139 breaches was Telstra and its Belong sub-brand, which

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Spectrum introduces high-speed Internet service that schools can offer students for at-home learning

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Spectrum, a telecommunications company, is unveiling a cable broadband plan that provides another option for households with students needing high-speed Internet for at-home classes during the coronavirus pandemic.

a wooden cutting board: Remote learning requires adequate Internet service.

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Remote learning requires adequate Internet service.

It’s called “Stay Connected K-12” and it would cost $29.99 a month per household with 50 megabits per second for downloading and 5 megabits for uploading. Spectrum would not contract directly with customers, however, but with schools.


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A minimum of 50 connections per school would be required for a school to take advantage of the program, according to Connie Luck, a Spectrum representative who detailed the plan to members of Cleveland City Council’s Finance Committee on Monday.

Council President Kevin Kelley, who chairs the committee, said Spectrum asked to speak to the council about its offering, although the council has no authority to negotiate on behalf of

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Unified Communication as a Service (UCaaS) Market Size to accrue $ 6301 million by 2025

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Sep 02, 2020 (Market Insight Reports) —
Selbyville, Delaware, Growth forecast report ” Unified Communication as a Service (UCaaS) Market size by Product Type (Conferencing, Collaboration Platforms and Applications, Voice and Telephony, Messaging and Mobile), By Application (Bsfi, Consumer Goods and Retail, Healthcare It, Telecom, Information Technology, Logistics and Transportation, Consumer Goods and Retail, Travel and Hospitality and Public Sector and Utilities), By Region Outlook (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South America & Middle East and Africa), Top Manufacturer, Growth Potential, Price Trends, Competitive Market Share & Forecast 2020-2025 added by Market Study Report LLC.

The global Unified Communication as a Service (UCaaS) market size is expected to gain market growth in the forecast period of 2020 to 2025, with a CAGR of 13.7% in the forecast period of 2020 to 2025 and will expected to reach USD

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Halton advocating for plans that would improve rural internet and cell service

Halton and its local municipalities are joining together to support proposals that have been made by telecommunications providers to enhance rural internet and cellular coverage across the region.

Three proposals that would benefit underserved areas throughout Halton were recently submitted for potential funding through the Improving Connectivity for Ontario (ICON) program.

The province has allocated $150 million for the program — an amount that could grow to $500 million when combined with additional partner funding.

“The COVID-19 pandemic has shown first-hand how important it is to have internet and cellular coverage,” said Halton Hills Mayor Rick Bonnette. “Halton Hills supports these proposals to ICON, which would help address current service gaps in our rural areas and ensure our residents can stay informed, safe and healthy.”

For the first intake of the ICON program, which closed August 21, the region delivered a Halton rural broadband webinar and met with telecommunications providers

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A New IDC MarketScape Assesses Twelve Communication Service Providers Offering Managed SD-WAN Services

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–International Data Corporation (IDC) today published a new assessment of twelve global communication service providers offering managed SD-WAN services. The IDC MarketScape report uses a comprehensive framework to assess these vendors relative to a set of criteria that explain both short-term and long-term success in the managed SD-WAN services market. The twelve global communication service providers evaluated in this MarketScape report are: AT&T, BT, CenturyLink, GTT, NTT, Orange, Sprint, Tata Communications, Telefonica, Telstra, Verizon, and Vodafone.

The managed SD-WAN market is at an inflection point, moving from early adopter to early majority phase, building on the momentum generated from early deployments. Today, SD-WAN is a top of mind consideration for enterprises as they pursue their digital transformation strategies. The architectural advantages of SD-WAN, with the ability to provide direct and secure connectivity to cloud applications, respond to increasing bandwidth demand, and be flexible to integrate new

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Telecom minister launches high-speed wireless broadband service BSNL Airfibre in Bihar

a hand holding a sign: Besides this, the minister inaugurated a next-generation network telephone exchange at New Bihar Vidhan Mandal compound, the Ministry of Communications said in a statement.

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Besides this, the minister inaugurated a next-generation network telephone exchange at New Bihar Vidhan Mandal compound, the Ministry of Communications said in a statement.

Telecom minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday launched a high-speed wireless broadband service, BSNL Bharat Airfibre, for rural areas of Bihar through video conferencing from the national capital.

Besides this, the minister inaugurated a next-generation network telephone exchange at New Bihar Vidhan Mandal compound, the Ministry of Communications said in a statement.

Prasad said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision is to convert challenges into opportunity for Aatmanirbhar Bharat and on the same lines his mission is also to take opportunities to rural corners of India.

“Especially in the times of COVID-19 pandemic, there is immense scope for digital education, digital skilling and tele-medicine etc and broadband connectivity in rural India will play a crucial role. Bharat AirFibre will help

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