PICS Telecom 5G

The Race to 5G Has Started

2016 was the year that saw telecom companies making the business case for the 5G connectivity upgrade. Throughout last year, numerous trials were conducted to test its power – and these continue to take place today. Last summer, several European telecoms signed a manifesto to get the EU to support…

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PICS Telecom Alcatel 1678

Now Available at PICS Telecom: Alcatel-Lucent 1678

Now available at PICS Telecom EMEA, Alcatel-Lucent 1678 Are you running a 1678 network? PICS telecom has spares, line cards or complete configurations to support your potential expansions or create spare stock, so you can keep supporting your 1678 network. The manufacturer may declare the “end of life” of Alcatel-Lucent 1678,…

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PICS Telecom IoT

Welcome to the World of the Internet of Things

A fridge that maintains the food at optimum temperature, where you can see the contents without opening the door, plays music and even keeps track of the food consumed? Not in the distant future, but happening now. Welcome to the world of the Internet of Things. The Internet of Things…

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PICS Telecom SDN

The SDN (R)evolution

The revolution or evolution towards SDN continues. We take a look at what this means for the telecommunications industry.  It is 2016, and it is a fact that SDN technology (or the virtualization of entire networks) is evolving at a very rapid pace. Since SDN is unstoppable, for network operators…

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PICS Telecom 100G

Taking the Pain Out of the 100G Migration

The telecommunications industry is in the midst of yet another huge shift. Prompted by the increasing hunger for faster devices and connections which demand more bandwidth per footprint, telecommunications technology is migrating towards 100G. This big switch is taking place now and is estimated to be near completion within three…

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PICS Telecom Budget

Keeping Your Telecom Budget Under Control

Cost pressures are a fact in the volatile telecommunications industry. Expenditures can easily get out of hand due to rapid development in telecom products and subsequent asset turnover, plus other factors such as OEM’s restrictive rules and frequent business restructuring. Cost cutting measures are crucial while ensuring the quality of…

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