Vodafone, Intel and others showcased new solutions leveraging AWS technology Amazon Web Services (AWS) held its annual re:Invent event in Las Vegas, Nevada this week. The week-long fête spanned the depth and breadth of the myriad services AWS offers, but there were a few interesting tidbits for AWS telecom customers buried there as well, especially around AWS
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Nokia ha explicado sus actividades más recientes en I+D, que comportarán la puesta en marcha de unas instalaciones en Portugal donde se estudiarán tecnologías consideradas vitales para el avance de las redes 5G y 6G. En una breve declaración, el fabricante finés se refiere a la apertura de su nuevo centro de I+D en Amadora,
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Telco group BT has entered ‘phase two’ of its Green Tech Innovation Platform programme, bringing three start ups under its wing. BT today has announced it has entered phase two of its Green Tech Innovation Platform, an environmental scheme which was set up to ‘fast-track cutting-edge new digital solutions to help manufacturers cut their carbon
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Troubled Australian state broadband wholesaler NBN is giving Nokia’s Lightspan MF-14 broadband platform a go. Nokia calls Lightspan “the world’s first 6th generation broadband platform.” In practice this means it has four times higher capacity than the previous generation and can support 25G, 50G and 100G PON services. It’s also heavy on the SDN and
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An automated status updater for Slack isn’t the only thing Mozilla acquired this week. On Wednesday, the company announced that it snatched up Active Replica, a Vancouver-based startup developing a “web-based metaverse.” According to Mozilla SVP Imo Udom, Active Replica will support Mozilla’s ongoing work with Hubs, the latter’s VR chatroom service and open source
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Platforms for Advanced Wireless Research receives additional National Science Foundation funds The Platforms for Advanced Wireless Research program, which operates a number of 5G testbeds across the U.S., has received an additional $2.8 million in funding from the National Science Foundation. US Ignite, the entity which jointly runs the PAWR program with Northeastern University, said
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Vietnam-based Viettel High Tech, the R&D arm of Viettel Group, predicted an acceleration in the operator’s 5G network rollout after it selected AMD’s latest RF system-on-a-chip platform for compatible base stations developed in house following field trials. In a release, Viettel High Tech said it will use AMD’s Xilinx Zynq UltraScale+ RF chips to produce
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Bharti Airtel on Monday announced the launch of its high-speed 5G services in Patna. Currently, 5G services are operational at Patna Sahib Gurudwara, Patna Railway Station, Dak Bunglow, Maurya Lok, Bailey Road, Boring Road, City Centre Mall, Patliputra Industrial Area and a few other select locations. Customers flying in and out of Patna can enjoy
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One of the most basic questions about edge computing has been one of definition: Where is the network edge? Is it in a regional data center, in an enterprise premise, or possibly at an individual cell site? The answer coming out of early edge computing deployments is that there are multiple edges, as recounted by
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Qualcomm Technologies teamed with Siemens Smart Infrastructure to employ private 5G networks for automation in buildings to connect heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) elements as part of an effort to improve energy efficiency. The collaboration is using Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X55 5G Modem-RF System to develop compatible private network services which also reduce the cost
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The Nokia Wavence portfolio includes high-capacity microwave transceivers, designed to support operators as they build out their 5G networks Nokia announced that it has extended its collaboration with French operator Orange to upgrade its microwave backhaul network, the former said in a release. The vendor noted that in a recent joint trial with Orange, which
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Chip firm Qualcomm has announced a couple of private 5G collaborative projects with Siemens and Baicells. Qualcomm and Siemens are putting their respective thinking hats on to ‘reimagine building automation’ with 5G private networks using Snapdragon X55 5G Modem-RF System via some tests Siemens Chicagoland office in the US. More specifically, they are playing around
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Ericsson predicted 5G subscriptions would reach 1 billion by end-2022, but the vendor emphasised the need to reduce the environmental impact of the increasing amount of data traffic. In Q3 of 2022, 5G subscriptions grew by 98 million compared to Q3 of this year in which the number increased by 110 million. There were around
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Can operators really save an extra 10% in the RAN? – Telecoms.com https://telecoms.com/wp-content/themes/telecoms.com/assets/images/dummy/tcoms-logo.png Can operators really save an extra 10% in the RAN? A study from Enea found that operators can cut energy consumption in the RAN by a remarkable 10%,and save $10mn. Enea’s Fergus Wills explains how this can be achieved and gives Scott
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One way all operators in a country/region/geographic area differentiate amongst themselves is by the reach of their network. It’s not in their interest to allow national roaming. Occasionally a regulator may force them to allow this, especially in rural or remote areas. Another reason why operators may choose to allow roaming is to reduce their
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Telecom operators industry body Cellular Operators’ Association of India (COAI) has written to the government to set-up a licensing and regulatory framework to charge a ‘usage fee’ from big Internet-based calling and messaging apps like WhatsApp, Signal, and Google Duo. In a letter to Telecom Secretary K Rajaraman last week, the Cellular Operators Association of
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Google Pixel 7a — the purported mid-range addition to the recently launched Pixel 7 series — is rumoured to break cover by mid-2023. Rumours have already started circulating surrounding this Google smartphone. A notable tipster has now shared supposed design renders of the Pixel 7a, offering a detailed look at its complete design. However, it
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The Super Mario Bros. Movie just got its second trailer — in English and Hindi — and it feels rather promising. At the Nintendo Direct event held early Wednesday (in India), the Mario movie from Despicable Me studio Illumination Entertainment finally gave us Chris Pratt’s rendition of “let’s-a-go” and the high-pitched “wahoo!”, which is a
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