Successful Collaboration in World-First TIP Project: Zeetta Networks, Vodafone, ADVA, and Cumulus

In a global first, a successful trial of the Facebook-designed open source Voyager device has been completed on a live optical network in Spain. Zeetta Networks worked alongside three Telecom Infra Project (TIP) members, ADVA, Cumulus, and Vodafone, and the project has helped to put a spotlight on significant opportunities for innovation, disaggregation and simplification of optical transport networks.

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Multi-Event Venues That Don’t Compromise on User Experience

There is no such thing as a single-event venue in today’s world. When shopping malls host multiple tenants of different sizes, sports stadia host sporting events and music events often within the same week, and hotels struggle to manage conferences and weddings on the very same day, the challenge to management often comes at a cost: user experience.

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Delivering improved UK broadband with the 5G RuralFirst Project

A new report has listed the UK as number 35 in the world for broadband speeds, below France, Spain, and Madagascar. This sees the UK slip down a further four places since the rankings were last published last year, and has brought negative comparisons between the UK and the number 1 country on the list, Singapore.

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Zeetta Networks reveals new look website

Zeetta Networks has launched its updated website, with a fresh and updated logo to reflect our growing success.

In the short years since the company was founded, Zeetta Networks has doubled in size, moved offices, powered the smart venue vision of Ashton Gate Stadium, provided the foundational technology for a global 5G event, collaborated with Vodafone, Cumulus Networks, and ADVA to deliver a world-first optical trial, and secured not one, but two new projects with the Department of Culture, Media, and Sport: RuralFirst and SmartTourism.

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Disrupting expectations at 5G World

Zeetta Networks attended the 5G World Event at the ExCel in London this month, connecting with partners, experts, and potentially collaborators across the three day event. Ian Teasdale, VP of Sales and Marketing, shared: “The theme this year was ‘Define the Network. Connect the Future’ which ties in beautifully with what we’ve been delivering for our partners. 5G World gave us the opportunity to not only share the results of those efforts, but also to connect with other innovators and disruptors from around the world.”

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Vodafone deploys TIP’s Voyager in a live network trial to transform optical networks

Vodafone has successfully completed a live network trial in Spain with the Facebook-designed Voyager optical “whitebox” as part of its work with the Telecom Infra Project (TIP). An increased demand for data is driving the need for more scalable and cost-effective infrastructure. To solve that challenge, telecoms operators need a combination of connectivity and scalable and cost-effective fibre-based infrastructure.

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Zeetta Networks: driving the UK’s smart credentials

Smart cities have been discussed in academic and corporate settings since the late 1960s: at that point just a dream, a hope of a future in which technology supplements all areas of infrastructure and delivering insight to enhance its population’s lives. Smart cities are a popular topic of conversation: there are magazines and papers dedicated to them, business plans modelled on them, and government recommendations about them.

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Creating a programmable stadium – one year on

One year ago, Zeetta Networks was awarded funding by Innovate UK to transform Ashton Gate Stadium, Bristol, into a programmable stadium. Now that we are twelve months down the line, we caught up with Head of Technology at Ashton Gate Stadium, Paul Lipscombe, to look back on the advancements that have been made – and his vision for the future.

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