Month: September 2021

America Movil and Liberty Latin America have agreed to merge their operations in Chile, a move clearly designed to help with fibre and 5G investments in the coming years. The companies announced plans to bring together America Movil’s Claro operation, which is predominantly a mobile operator, with Liberty’s VTR business, a provider of fixed broadband
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HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global technology company, has signed a multi-year strategic partnership with Proximus Group, Belgium’s leading digital services and communications solutions provider, to transform its data center business and create a resilient digital foundation. HCL will help Proximus and its internal business achieve a significantly higher flexibility and reliance as the foundation
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French startup Voodoo has made a significant acquisition in the casual mobile gaming market. The company is acquiring Beach Bum, a game studio based in Israel and specialized in tabletop and card games. It’s hard to get a clear number for this acquisition as Voodoo is offering both cash and shares and there are some
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Dish’s Boost Mobile is touting the affordability of its first exclusive 5G device, the Celero5G, which the company said fills a gap in the market by offering an affordable 5G option at a price point less than $300. Boost Mobile already offers a number of 5G-capable devices, including Motorola, Samsung Galaxy and Apple iPhone models.
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LIVE FROM MWC21 AFRICA: Yolanda Cuba, MTN Group VP for Southern and East Africa region (pictured), asserted the operator played a pivotal role in helping Africa become ready to enter the 5G era, highlighting efforts to address connectivity and smartphone penetration issues. In an keynote, Cuba explained Africa it not yet on the 5G journey
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Automate and accelerate your migration to open vRAN – Telecoms.com https://telecoms.com/wp-content/themes/telecoms.com/assets/images/dummy/tcoms-logo.png Partner Resources Written by Red Hat 8 hours ago Open virtualized RAN has the potential to meet carrier-grade latency requirements while also delivering greater flexibility and speed. Learn how Red Hat, Dell, Altiostar, NEC and Netcracker combine their offerings into a reference architecture designed
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5G is Now a Reality – Telecoms.com https://telecoms.com/wp-content/themes/telecoms.com/assets/images/dummy/tcoms-logo.png Partner Resources Written by Here Technologies 6 hours ago Maximize your return on infrastructure investments. Digitize your 5G network planning, design and deployment with 3D geolocation data from HERE Technologies. Related Content White Papers Vendor View Polls  Loading … Twitter Ethiopia to award second telecoms licence in
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Samsung Galaxy A03’s launch seems imminent as the smartphone was recently spotted in US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) certification and Geekbench benchmark listings. The US FCC listing suggests that the smartphone will get a 5,000mAh battery. On the other hand, the Geekbench listing lists the Samsung Galaxy A03 with a Unisoc processor paired with 2GB
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Payments to phone makers to pre-install only Google Search on their devices were not aimed at preventing competition but were necessary for Android to seize market share from Apple, Alphabet’s Google told Europe’s second-top court on Wednesday. Google was addressing the General Court on the third day of a week-long hearing as it tries to
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IPV is the first organization in Portugal to participate in WBA OpenRoaming Extreme Networks has implemented support of Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) OpenRoaming at Portugal’s Polytechnic Institute of Viseu (IPV). OpenRoaming, developed by Cisco, allows seamless Wi-Fi onboarding and handoff between Wi-Fi networks. At the campus in Portugal, the technology will enable students, teachers and campus visitors to connect to
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LIVE FROM MWC AFRICA 2021: James Zhang, president of global marketing at ZTE (pictured), called on governments and industry partners to collaborate to narrow a mobile network usage gap, claiming 41 per cent of the world’s population are not accessing them for various reasons. Zhang noted a lack of digital literacy is a major contributor to
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Ericsson highlighted various socio-economic contributions a single nationwide 5G network will provide Malaysia including job creation and skills sharing stemming from partnerships with local contractors and other players. Digital Nasional (DNB), the special purpose vehicle overseeing the network build, aims to first launch 5G service in Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya and Cyberjaya, with a target of
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Telecoms.com periodically invites expert third parties to share their views on the industry’s most pressing issues. In this piece Irit Touitou of Ribbon explains why simply ‘throwing capacity’ at the network is not the best, nor the most economical solution, either for the carriers or their customers. In modern communications networks the demand for more speed
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Why 5G makes good sense for industry – Telecoms.com https://telecoms.com/wp-content/themes/telecoms.com/assets/images/dummy/tcoms-logo.png Why 5G makes good sense for industry In this video, sponsored by Huawei, Andy Ward, Chief Technology Officer at Ubisense, explains how ‘Industry 4.0’ sensoring technology can change the way factories and production lines operate, tapping into the 5G wireless connectivity to make them more
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Saudi Telecom (STC) has been in discussions over the purchase of Vodafone Egypt for almost two years now. The saga began back in January 2020, when the two companies entered into a non-binding agreement that would see the Saudi operator purchase Vodafone’s 55% stake in Vodafone Egypt for $2… Saudi Telecom (STC) has been in
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Oppo A95 4G has bagged multiple certifications that indicates its launch could be around the corner. The upcoming Oppo smartphone was recently spotted in Thailand’s National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) listing with the model number CPH2365. The Oppo A95 4G handset has also reportedly received the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) certification, which also
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Three-year extradition case comes to a close Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou returned to China Friday after reaching a deal with U.S. prosecutors, concluding a three year diplomatic crisis between the U.S., China, and Canada, where the executive had been under house arrest since 2018. In announcing Meng’s release, the Department of Justice said the deferred prosecution
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Philippines-based Globe Telecom conducted a standalone (SA) 5G trial on a live set-up at a facility in the City of Makati, advancing preparations to bring the technology to consumers and enterprises. On-site testing of SA 5G started in May. The operator also noted it is stepping up its non-standalone (NSA) rollout, with 1,854 sites deployed
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Speaking at the 5G World event in London Andrea Dona, Chief Network Officer of Vodafone UK, stressed the importance of a holistic approach to 5G. Dona was preceded by Antonietta Mastroianni, CDIO of Belgian operator Proximus, whose chat with Omdia Analyst Dario Talmesio themed ‘finding purpose in a 5G world’. 5G wasn’t really mentioned much,
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Maritime Communication Services over 3GPP System is one of the topics listed in the 3GPP Release-16 summary that I summarised here. Maritime domain, one of 5G vertical domains in 3GPP, started to be considered since 2016 to enable 3GPP systems to play the role of mobile communication platform necessary for the digitalization and mobilization of
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