Glad to be dull, if it makes IPsec easy

Contrast our recent live VoLTE deployment in Japan with a UK operator’s far-too-exciting experience …. On June 2014, DoCoMo, Japan’s largest LTE carrier, with over 20 million LTE subs in just 3 years, launched VoLTE. The launch followed months of … Continue reading

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Utterly Stoked!

We think it’s time to get stoked about being Stoke. Our name isn’t normal in the tech industry.  Almost every Silicon Valley company name is difficult to pronounce, and employs lower and upper case characters in a mix entirely opposed … Continue reading

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‘Security at the Speed of VoLTE’ Roundtable at London IPX Conference, September 24

The world of VoLTE is heating up, fuelled by multiple operator entries into the market and further ignited by Apple’s decision to support VoLTE in the new iPhone 6, 6 Plus and iOS 8. Momentum for IMS deployments is building … Continue reading

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Operators speak out about security, risk and service delivery

Speaking at Hot Topics’ August conference in Stockholm, “The Future of Mobile Operators”, Joachim Horn, CITO of Tele2, pointed out that operators’ sensitivity to the slightest potential for risk is very, very high, and rising. “If something happens with the data … Continue reading

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Performance is a winning formula

“Network latency, perhaps more so than average downlink speeds alone, can affect users’ experience, especially for real-time services like video calling, VoIP and even gaming applications.” (Light Reading) A new survey by mobile analytics firm RootMetrics describes mobile internet performance … Continue reading

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Calculating the LTE Network Latency Budget

The total latency budget for an LTE network is measured in milliseconds (ms), but is comprised of individual network elements and interfaces, which individually may only add microseconds (µ), but must be added together to calculate total end-to-end latency. Latency must … Continue reading

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Network delays and revenue loss: the uneasy equation

Latency-free voice and data is probably the most critical part of the daily mobile broadband experience.  “Network latency, perhaps more so than average downlink speeds alone, can affect users’ experience, especially for real-time services like video calling, VoIP and even gaming … Continue reading

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July Small Cell Forum LTE Plugfest Spotlights Radio-to-Core Link

Stoke personnel were among the 65 engineers from 27 companies who came together in Paris this June for the Small Cell Forum LTE Plugfest 2014.  As before, the goal was to bring multiple vendors together to work towards greater interoperability … Continue reading

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The growing value of a RAN-agnostic, purpose-built security gateway

By Mark Verdun, VP, Strategic Alliances, Stoke Since 2008 when the 3GPP Release 8 specifications were first introduced for 4G LTE SAE mobile broadband networks, the mandatory method for securing the radio access network (RAN) has been to use the … Continue reading

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Infographic: Top 5 LTE Protection Domains

Malware infections, compromised device and application integrity, malicious access, new backhaul risks, DDos attacks … Stoke’s new infographic provides at-a-glance data about how each of these threats affects LTE networks, and the locations of the five key protection domains. A … Continue reading

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