Month: May 2022

Kit Vendor Nokia and tech giant Microsoft have teamed up to integrate Microsoft Azure Arc cloud capabilities into the Nokia MX Industrial Edge platform, designed for digital transformation. The Nokia MXIE is, we’re told, a ‘future-ready, high-capacity and highly-resilient as-a-service OT on-premise edge solution’ aimed at firms who fancy a bit of that digital transformation
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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 James Cater, EMEA VP for Spirent Communications, takes a look at the implications of 5G for the transport and logistics sectors. 5G and connected technologies are going to bring about a revolution in transportation. While automated
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We have looked at what we mean by cloud-native in an earlier post here. Recently we also looked at edge-native infrastructure here. While we have been debating between cloud and edge for a while, in a new presentation (embedded below), Gorkem Yigit, Principal Analyst, Analysys Mason argues that the new, distributed IT/OT applications will drive the
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Russian subscribers have lost access to streaming giant Netflix in the latest pullout of a Western company over the conflict in Ukraine. The Netflix site and apps were no longer available from Friday and a Netflix spokesperson confirmed that subscribers no longer had access. “This is the fulfilment of the withdrawal from the Russian market”
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Airtel on Monday introduced three new Xstream Fiber broadband plans starting from Rs. 699 a month that offer access to the Internet as well as over 350 TV channels. Called ‘All-in-One’, the new Airtel broadband plans provide access to 17 premium over-the-top (OTT) platforms including Amazon Prime Video, Disney+ Hotstar, and Netflix. The broadband plans
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South Korea-based SK Telecom (SKT) transmitted ultra-high definition (UHD) broadcast content to viewers in Seoul using a 5G and multi-access edge computing (MEC) platform, claiming a world first with national broadcaster KBS. In a statement, the operator explained it partnered with KBS and Cast.Era, a joint venture between SKT and US-based Sinclair Broadcast, to test
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Taiwan Mobile currently has nearly 1 million subscribers in the 5G segment Nokia announced that it has been selected by Taiwan Mobile in an expansion deal to enhance the latter’s 5G coverage across the country. Under the terms of the deal, Nokia will provide its energy-efficient AirScale portfolio supporting the telco’s commitments to RE100 and
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The Connected Britain Awards have become a regular and hotly contested element of the annual Connected Britain event, which returns to London on the 20-21 September 2022. This year’s awards promise to be the best yet with fourteen categories… The Connected Britain Awards have become a regular and hotly contested element of the annual Connected
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The government on Saturday said it will develop a framework to keep a check on fake reviews posted on e-commerce websites to protect consumer interest. The consumer affairs ministry along with the Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) held a virtual meeting on Friday with stakeholders, including e-commerce entities, to discuss the magnitude of fake
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Operator China Telecom and Chinese vendor ZTE have put their best brains together and created a self-adaptive spatiotemporal cognitive network, which is easy for them to say. The self-adaptive spatiotemporal cognitive network is based on ZTE’s Radio Composer, which is designed to help maintain connectivity in ‘high-capacity scenarios’ – which presumably means where lots of
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In October 2021, SoftBank announced that it had started to offer 5G Standalone services Japanese operator SoftBank announced that it opened a 5G Multi-access Edge Computing (MEC) site in the Kanto region and started the nationwide deployment of MEC servers in Japan this month. SoftBank noted that its 5G MEC delivers a low-latency and secure
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A1 Telekom Austria Group said on Thursday that it has acquired Bulgarian ICT company STEMO.    STEMO was founded in 1991 and offers software services and other ICT management and support services to the international market. &nbsp… A1 Telekom Austria Group said on Thursday that it has acquired Bulgarian ICT company STEMO.  STEMO was founded
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Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) recently introduced extended validity for its annual prepaid recharge. Previously offering one year — or 365 days — of service including data, calls, and SMS, the recharge will now grant users additional validity of 60 days. The telecom service provider regularly offers users ability to gain additional days on specific
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After dragging its feet for nearly a year, the UK government has launched a national security investigation into China-backed Nexperia’s acquisition of Newport Wafer Fab. “We welcome overseas investment, but it must not threaten Britain’s national security,” tweeted Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng on Wednesday. Today, I called-in the acquisition of Newport Wafer Fab by Nexperia,
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Testing firm umlaut said in a new report assessing U.S. 5G networks that T-Mobile US’ ranks the highest in its scoring, which takes into account coverage, speed, latency and stability.  On umlaut’s scale of up to 1,000 points, T-Mobile US’ 5G was scored at 724, compared to scores of 569 for AT&T and 555 for
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A new strategic partnership announced this week will see BT’s business services become available to MTN’s enterprise customers. The first service to become available will be a security operations centre (SOC) service, featuring a cloud-based platform for security incident and event management… A new strategic partnership announced this week will see BT’s business services become
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