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Ericsson SVP And CMO Helena Norrman Quits

Ericsson SVP And CMO Helena Norrman Quits

January 16, 2019 at 1:11 pm 0 comments

Ericsson Wednesday said Helena Norrman, company’s Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer and Head of Marketing and Corporate Relations, has put in her papers. The company said she has decided to leave Ericsson to pursue opportunities outside the company. Börje Ekholm, President and CEO, says: “Helena has beenRead More

Amazon Launches Amazon Fire TV Stick With Alexa Voice Remote

Amazon Launches Amazon Fire TV Stick With Alexa Voice Remote

January 16, 2019 at 12:58 pm 0 comments

Amazon Wednesday announced that its Fire TV Stick now comes with Alexa Voice Remote and TV Control. Customers can now find their favourite movies and TV Shows on Amazon Prime Video or launch their favourite apps by just asking Alexa. The Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote isRead More

Vodafone Idea Launches Campaign To Showcase Improved Network

Vodafone Idea Launches Campaign To Showcase Improved Network

January 16, 2019 at 12:35 pm 0 comments

Vodafone Idea, the new company formed out of merger between Vodafone India and Idea Cellular, has launched its first campaign for 2019. Themed as ‘StrongerEveryHour’ the campaign aims to highlight the improved network of the operator  especially in crowded zones. The company claimed they are adding a new telecom tower everyRead More

Thai Pay-TV Operator TrueVisions Extends Partnership With Synamedia

Thai Pay-TV Operator TrueVisions Extends Partnership With Synamedia

January 16, 2019 at 11:48 am 0 comments

Synamedia, the new company formed from the sale of Cisco’s video business, has extended its seven-year partnership with TrueVisions, Thailand’s leading pay-TV operator. As part of the new multi-year contract, Synamedia VideoGuard will protect and secure TrueVisions’ investments in live sports, news, entertainment and other premium content delivered to itsRead More

Macquarie Infrastructure To Acquire Bluebird Network

Macquarie Infrastructure To Acquire Bluebird Network

January 16, 2019 at 9:57 am 0 comments

Bluebird Network, a Midwest telecommunications company, is being acquired by Macquarie Infrastructure Partners (“MIP”) for an undisclosed amount. MIP is a long-term infrastructure investment fund that is managed by the Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (“MIRA”) division of Macquarie Group. MIP has partnered with Uniti Group to finance the transaction.Read More

Optiva Signs Support Agreement Contract Ooredoo Palestine

Optiva Signs Support Agreement Contract Ooredoo Palestine

January 16, 2019 at 9:28 am 0 comments

Optiva, a technology solution provider to communication service providers (CSPs,) has signed a contract with Ooredoo Palestine to provide software upgrade and multi-year support agreement that will assist them to further build upon their growth and success. “By partnering with Optiva, we have been able to utilize their real-time monetizationRead More

Tejas Networks Builds Telecom Centre Of Excellence In Kerala

Tejas Networks Builds Telecom Centre Of Excellence In Kerala

January 14, 2019 at 1:08 pm 0 comments

Tejas Networks Monday said it is setting up a telecom centre of excellence in Kerala to develop next generation telecom technologies. The state government and the technology firm have already signed an agreement regarding this. Tejas CoE will focus on training, skills development and mentoring of college students, young entrepreneursRead More

GoldSeat Launches IoT Based Connected Bus Platform GoldLiv

GoldSeat Launches IoT Based Connected Bus Platform GoldLiv

January 13, 2019 at 2:44 pm 0 comments

GoldSeat, the Delhi based startup that offers entertainment services for travellers, has launched a new service line called GoldLiv  for its connected bus customers that adds safety, control and live features. With its primary focus to provide entertainment and multi-network high-speed Wi-Fi, GoldSeat conceptualized a connected environment on the bus. TheRead More

Ericsson To Restructure Loss Making BSS Unit, Takes A Hit Of SEK 6 Bn

Ericsson To Restructure Loss Making BSS Unit, Takes A Hit Of SEK 6 Bn

January 10, 2019 at 3:25 pm 0 comments

Ericsson today announced to take SEK 6.1 billion as one-time charges in Q4 to restructure its loss making BSS business. It also said that this business unit is not working out as the company expected. The Swedish telecom gear maker further said that its Revenue  Manager product has proven unsuccessfulRead More

TiVo Inks Multi-year Contract With Izzi Telecom In Mexico

TiVo Inks Multi-year Contract With Izzi Telecom In Mexico

January 10, 2019 at 12:35 pm 0 comments

TiVo Corporation, a global leader in entertainment technology and audience insights, today announced that izzi Telecom, a leading cable operator in Mexico, has signed a license for interactive program guides (IPG) and entertainment metadata for their izzi Telecom video service. The multi-year agreement supports a wider deployment of TiVo’s PassportRead More