Month: April 2022

At the 19th Huawei Global Analyst Summit (HAS), Informa Tech held the Towards F5G Evolution, Promoting Industrial Prosperity session. At this session, David Wang, Huawei Executive Director of the Board and Chairman of the ICT Infrastructure Managing Board, gave a keynote speech titled Driving Industry Development with F5.5G. “The broadband industry has seen rapid development
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This white paper helps to dimension Network Performance Score (NPS) centric benchmarking measurement activities according to the methodology published by ETSI in TR 103 559. This planning approach provides benchmarking results that are typical for the target market thanks to a sufficient statistical relevance.  Get answers to questions like… How many measurement days/km are required?
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The government’s commitment to Open RAN has been growing steadily in recent years. The technology first appeared to come to their attention while the government was mulling whether to designate China’s Huawei a ‘high risk’ vendor and order its removal from UK networks back in early 2020. At the time, Prime Minister Boris Johnson notably
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Airbnb today announced that it will soon no longer offer refunds for COVID-19-related circumstances, including cases where a guest or host becomes sick with COVID-19 — reflecting an update to the company’s extenuating circumstances policy. Beginning May 31, Airbnb hosts’ cancellation terms will apply “as usual,” Airbnb said, although certain reservations made before May 31
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Comcast chair and CEO Brian Roberts (pictured) highlighted its mobile credentials during its Q1 earnings call, revealing plans for an employee field test of 5G in June. Roberts stated Comcast lit the 5G radios required for the test during the quarter and made good progress in tests of spectrum for potential offload of mobile traffic.
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UK comms regulator Ofcom has launched an investigation into Shell Energy, with regard to rules around end-of-contract and annual ‘best tariff’ notifications to broadband and landline customers. Ofcom introduced new rules in 2020 which stated that broadband, mobile, home phone and pay-TV companies have to warn their customers when their minimum contract period is coming
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KT is reportedly mulling selling off a chunk of its recently-created cloud business, a move that could value the unit as a whole at US$2 billion. The South Korean telco, which now styles itself as a digital platform company, separated out its cloud and data centres assets into KT Cloud in February. According to Bloomberg,
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Research by the GSMA revealed disparities in 5G readiness across the Asia-Pacific region, with the path to allocate sufficient spectrum unclear in many countries, especially in the 700MHz and mid-bands. In a report, the industry association suggested a global average of 2GHz per country for mid-band spectrum is required between 2025 and 2030 to reap the benefits
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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 Kashyap Mehta, VP Business Development – Strategic Accounts at TEOCO, explores the complexities of deploying subsea cables. Today, high-speed telecommunications form the cornerstone of modern societies: from instantaneous financial transactions, to rolling 24-hour news updates, undersea cabling
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Cellular positioning was first introduced in the mid-nineties to meet regulatory requirements of emergency call positioning; since then, the possibilities for this feature have drastically expanded to address the needs of industrial verticals and use cases such as logistics, smart factories, autonomous vehicles, digital twins, augmented and virtual reality. According to Ericsson, it was “natural”
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Today, BT has announced that it is furthering its partnership with Toshiba, launching the first commercial trail of a network using quantum security in the form of quantum key distribution (QKD). The test, which is being carried out over BT’s (Openreach’s) fibre network, will be performed by professional services group EY, with Toshiba providing the
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We already suspected that the controversy surrounding the Joe Rogan podcast on Spotify was doing little to actually prompt users to leave the streaming service, based on app store data. Now, Spotify’s first-quarter earnings have confirmed it. Despite losing 1.5 million users in Russia, Spotify’s premium subscribers grew 15% year-over-year in the first quarter to
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Bell Canada claimed to have launched the nation’s first multi-access edge computing (MEC) service on Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) Wavelength platform, detailing plans to provision low-latency applications for 5G customers. The operator deployed the platform in Toronto, with additional locations to follow. AWS Wavelength is tethered to the US company’s cloud regions, which is where
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Recipe for Success – Telecoms.com https://telecoms.com/wp-content/themes/telecoms.com/assets/images/dummy/tcoms-logo.png Partner Resources Written by NETSCOUT 1 day ago Recipes are the foundation of the food business and for good reasons. They help chefs assure the quality of food by using proven techniques, trusted ingredients, and prior successes. Similarly, the tech industry leans on its proven leaders. However, with new
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First Responders Network Authority CEO Edward Parkinson is leaving his role in two weeks, for a position in the private sector. The FirstNet Authority said that its deputy CEO, Lisa Casias, will step into the position of acting CEO as of May 10. FirstNet will conduct a search to select its next CEO. “It has been
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Verana Networks stated it had secured sufficient funding to press ahead with the launch of a mmWave 5G RAN product after a Series-B process which brought its total financing to $43 million. The US-based company raised $28 million in the latest funding round, which it stated was led by Series-A investor DC Investment Partners (DCIP),
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