Posts about Precision Time Protocol

The deadline for implementing a new EU directive in financial markets is approaching soon. On January 3, 2018, MiFID II (Markets in Financial Instruments Directive) will come into effect. It will create a more stable environment for securities markets, investment intermediaries and trading venues in the EU ...
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A recent report on LTE to 5G evolution from the GSA (Global mobile Suppliers Association) underlines the increasing interest in LTE-Advanced, LTE-Advanced Pro, LTE-TDD and LTE broadcast services. This is good news for end-users as new, high-bandwidth services become available ...
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Multiple-system operators (MSOs) are continuously pushing the limits of their cable infrastructure. Fiber is being extended closer to the end customer in an effort to increase per-user capacity by reducing the number of active nodes in the coaxial network and limiting resource sharing on the coaxial cable ...
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The rapid growth of the internet of things (IoT) makes network timing an urgent issue. As more and more devices come online, synchronization becomes critical and with many emerging applications demanding far more accuracy, it’s important that precise timing can be ensured right across the network ...
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Synchronization is now an enabler for many high-value services. In the case of new mobile technologies, it’s even a prerequisite for service availability. Quite simply – if you don’t have sync you don’t have service! Synchronization enables business and if ever the flow of dollars is stopped someone will pay. With this kind of value attached, it’s no surprise that there’s so much interest both in the provision of synchronization as a service and in monitoring the service quality ...

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