DE-CIX, the world’s leading Internet Exchange (IX) operator and home to the largest carrier and data center neutral interconnection ecosystem on the planet and Capcon Networks, an industry leader in carrier agnostic connectivity, today announce a strategic partnership with Capcon in the United States. Capcon is uniquely positioned to address the US rural telecommunications market because they are not limited to specific geographies, making them an ideal reseller to work with nationwide. [Read more…]
The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) today announced the publication of a technical report outlining a new operator-managed Wi-Fi (OMWi) reference architecture. The proposed framework will combine multiple available standards to streamline Wi-Fi data collection, Wi-Fi management, configuration, and optimization of home networks, simplifying the analysis and decision-making process for carriers. The paper, Operator Managed Wi-Fi: Reference Architecture and Requirements, is available as a free public download here. [Read more…]
Optiva Inc. (“Optiva” or the “Company”) (TSX: OPT), a leader in providing communications service providers (CSPs) worldwide with cloud-native revenue management software on the private and public cloud, is proud to announce that it was selected as a nominee for TM Forum’s 16th Excellence Awards 2023. Optiva and lifecell are recognized in the Excellence in Serving People & Planet category for their project “Supporting connectivity, the lifeblood of daily life, with expanded protection in dangerous times.” [Read more…]
Nokia recently announced a trial with Chunghwa Telecom Laboratories (CHT-TL) which verified 25G PON’s capability for small cell fronthaul. In 5G, transport networks that carry mobile traffic from small cell sites to the core are typically split into fronthaul and backhaul transport. Operators are already using fiber broadband networks to carry backhaul traffic. This industry-first trial demonstrates that these same networks using 25G PON technology can support stringent capacity and low latency demands needed for fronthaul. [Read more…]
Enea together with ten world-class vendors in a project led by Telenor, developed an innovative end-to-end automated deployment solution with 5G Standalone (SA) Core. The solution substantially accelerates the deployment time of a network slice from days to minutes, increasing the deployment speed by 70%. [Read more…]
DE-CIX, the world’s leading Internet Exchange (IX) operator, recently announced its market entry into Mexico. The company-owned distributed Internet Exchange will be located in Mexico City and Santiago de Querétaro, and will provide a data center and carrier neutral, secure, and high-performance interconnection platform for ISPs, content delivery networks, network operators, cloud service providers, and enterprises of all sizes. [Read more…]
DE-CIX, the world’s leading operator of Internet Exchanges (IXs), and Connected Nation Internet Exchange Points (CNIXP), a joint venture between nonprofit Connected Nation and Newby Ventures, recently announced a strategic partnership for the establishment and operation of edge IXs in unserved and underserved markets across the US to significantly improve regional Internet performance. CNIXP’s objective is to build new carrier-neutral interconnection facilities in at least 125 regional hub communities in 43 states and 4 U.S. territories with the primary support of public funding. [Read more…]
Nova Energy, a leading energy company currently offering nationwide electricity, natural gas and broadband services, is leveraging Optiva BSS to launch its MVNO services in New Zealand. [Read more…]
Nokia recently announced a first-of-its-kind contract with Belgian telecom operator Citymesh to supply its Nokia Drone Networks platform with 70 Drone-in-a-Box (DiaB) units. This is enough to blanket Belgium with a 5G automated drone grid that informs and speeds resource mobilization in emergency events. [Read more…]
STL [NSE: STLTECH], a leading optical and digital solutions company today shared its progress and achievements in one of its largest markets – the US, along with the company’s annual results for FY23. In the US, the company ably supported the region’s broadband ambitions and closed the financial year with deep engagements with top service providers. [Read more…]
Nokia and Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison (Indosat) announced that they have successfully completed a network consolidation program ensuring a superior experience for Indosat’s growing subscriber base. The program, which covers major cities in Java (Surabaya, Semarang and Yogyakarta), and the regions of Sumatera and Kalimantan, will improve Indosat’s network performance and capacity helping them to play a vital role in Indonesia’s digital transformation agenda to unlock economic growth.
Nokia is Indosat’s strategic partner and has helped it to optimize the total number of physical sites across its sub-brands, IM3 and Tri by 30 percent. Indosat has deployed sites in new regions, providing better indoor coverage and faster speeds. The combined spectrum assets from both service providers were leveraged, improving the performance for IM3 by up to 42 percent and up to 170 percent for Tri.
Nokia’s latest AirScale portfolio helped Indosat modernize its network, enhancing the capacity and operational efficiency which will support 5G services and accelerate time to market. Nokia also supported with the design process enabling Indosat to maximize the benefits of network consolidation.
Rimes has announced the appointment of Justin Brickwood as Chief Product Officer. In this new role, Justin now has global responsibility for new product development, roadmap and the go-to-market strategy for the entire Rimes data management solutions portfolio. Justin joined Rimes in 2021 having held senior technology and business management roles in major financial institutions such as Barclays and Goldman Sachs. [Read more…]
The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) today announced the publication of a detailed report on the importance of 5G and Wi-Fi convergence in the deployment of seamless, access-agnostic connectivity for enterprise organizations. The report, titled Private 5G and Wi-Fi Convergence: Key Use Cases and Requirements, outlines the critical role new and existing Wi-Fi infrastructure has yet to play in maximizing the potential of 5G, allowing organizations to move to fully converged platforms that offer broad, frictionless coverage and effortless user onboarding. [Read more…]
Cellular One, a leading provider of mobile technology and wireless communications to tribal lands and communities in the American Southwest, has selected Optiva to support the modernization of its network and mission-critical launch of VoLTE. Cellular One partners are phasing out their 3G networks to free up spectrum and infrastructure to support new network services. In response to this phase out, Cellular One is transitioning its subscribers to VoLTE service for both in-network and roaming coverage. [Read more…]
As mobile data consumption increases exponentially and networks get strained with high-resolution video, telcos, and content providers continue to debate the “fair share” of responsibility for the carriage of data services. “Fair share” was a central theme at the Mobile Video Industry Council (MOVIC) live cast on April 18, an initiative led by Enea and attended by more than 90 operators and vendors from around the world, including Orange, Deutsche Telekom, and STC. Speakers included Matthias Sauder, Director of Access and Transport Networks at O2 Telefónica in Germany, Amy Cameron, Research Director at STL Partners, and Santiago Bouzas, Director of Product Management at Enea. The event titled “Video Shouldn’t Have to Cost the Earth” was moderated by Annie Turner, and guests shared their thoughts on the increasing demand video streaming is placing on mobile networks – and whether media and content players such as Netflix, Meta, and Google should contribute to infrastructure costs. [Read more…]
Rimes has appointed Irene Fusco as the Global Head of Strategic Partners. She aims to develop impactful partnerships with major consulting firms and relevant third-party organizations to provide clients with unique, highly cost-effective, blended solutions that will supercharge their technology and business efficiency goals. Irene was previously Head of Sales for the Americas and has been with the firm since 2016. [Read more…]
Nokia and Bosch recently announced that they have jointly developed 5G-based precision positioning technology intended for new Industry 4.0 use cases. The two have deployed the proof of concept in a Bosch production plant in Germany, where extensive tests under realistic manufacturing conditions have shown an accuracy within 50 cm in 90 percent of the factory footprint. [Read more…]
Nokia recently announced it is working with other industry-leading technology providers as it boosts the capabilities of the off-the-shelf, Mission-Critical Industrial Edge (MXIE) to manage the growing digitalization demands of industries. Nokia will also make it possible for many more enterprises to realize the value of operational technology (OT) data with the introduction of MXIE in a Hardware-as-a-Service (HaaS) model. [Read more…]
Nokia recently announced that etisalat by e&, will use Nokia’s IP solution to upgrade its IP core capacity and enable transport slicing capabilities, ensuring a superior and more resilient 5G experience for its customers. [Read more…]
MEXICO CITY, Feb. 1, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Plintron Mexico, operating a full MVNA on the Altan Redes network, have announced 8 MVNO launches within their first year of operation. Each of the Virtual Mobile Network Operators are successfully selling branded SIM-cards to customers. They have instant access to the competitive prepaid products made available by Plintron. [Read more…]