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ZTE, Orange Conduct Joint Demos On 5G Solutions

ZTE, Orange Conduct Joint Demos On 5G Solutions

June 18, 2019 at 10:15 am 0 comments

Orange, the second largest mobile network operator in Spain, and ZTE are demoing a number of applications for the new 5G technology at the Global 5G Event and the European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC). The first test, #ConnectedVehicleCampus5G, shows a remote-driving application based on 5G technology. In it,Read More

Telco Systems Frees CPU Resources Using SoCs From NXP

Telco Systems Frees CPU Resources Using SoCs From NXP

June 18, 2019 at 10:04 am 0 comments

Telco Systems, the leading provider of innovative SDN/NFV, CE 2.0, MPLS and IP solutions, today announced that it has reached an important performance milestone in the development of a full OVS (Open vSwitch) data path hardware offload solution based on NXP Semiconductors technology. This new solution utilizes the NXP AdvancedRead More

Nokia Bags Microwave Modernization Contract From Cleco

Nokia Bags Microwave Modernization Contract From Cleco

June 18, 2019 at 9:48 am 0 comments

Nokia has been selected by Cleco to modernize its microwave communications network to support approximately 290,000 customers Cleco serves through its retail business and those it supplies wholesale power to in Louisiana and Mississippi. The new network is based on Nokia’s microwave packet radio technology and its new Microwave PacketRead More

Spyder Facilities Acquired by Digital Colony

Spyder Facilities Acquired by Digital Colony

June 18, 2019 at 9:35 am 0 comments

Digital Colony, a global investment firm dedicated to strategic opportunities in digital infrastructure, today announced further growth of its UK platform through the acquisition of Spyder Facilities Limited, a leading UK wireless infrastructure company with over 5,000 locations available for wireless transmission technologies including the latest 5G rollout. Financial termsRead More

TikTok Launches ‘Device Management’ For User Safety

TikTok Launches ‘Device Management’ For User Safety

June 18, 2019 at 9:16 am 0 comments

Short video platform TikTok has announced the launch of ‘Device Management’, its latest safety feature that enables users to have complete control of their account. With safety being a key priority at TikTok, the launch of the device management feature is a part of TikTok’s ongoing safety initiative. Using thisRead More

Microsoft Adds Phonetic Keyboards In 10 Indian Languages For Windows 10

Microsoft Adds Phonetic Keyboards In 10 Indian Languages For Windows 10

June 18, 2019 at 8:43 am 0 comments

As part of its efforts to personalize technology and make it accessible for everyone, Microsoft has announced the release of smart Phonetic keyboards for 10 Indian languages in its May 2019 update for Windows 10. The updated virtual keyboard learns from the behavior patterns and preferences of the user andRead More

Dassault Systems Acquires Medidata For $5.8 Bn

Dassault Systems Acquires Medidata For $5.8 Bn

June 12, 2019 at 2:18 pm 0 comments

French technology major Dassault Systèmes is acquiring Medidata Solutions, an expert in digital transformation of the Life Sciences industry, for $5.8 billion in an all cash deal at $92.25 per share. The transaction was unanimously approved by the Boards of Directors of both companies and is expected to complete inRead More

Tata Comm Partners Kerlink For LoRaWAN Deployments

Tata Comm Partners Kerlink For LoRaWAN Deployments

June 12, 2019 at 9:08 am 0 comments

IoT solutions provider Kerlink and Tata Communications Transformation Services (TCTS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Communications, have announced a partnership to promote and deploy LoRaWAN IoT networks globally. The partnership was announced at the LoRa Alliance three-day All Members Meeting in Berlin. Kerlink and TCTS will demonstrate to telecomRead More

2 Bn Users, 45% 5G Coverage By 2024 : Ericsson Mobility Report

2 Bn Users, 45% 5G Coverage By 2024 : Ericsson Mobility Report

June 11, 2019 at 3:00 pm 0 comments

Ericsson Tuesday said that 5G is witnessing unexpected momentum across the globe and this may lead 5G subscriber base to reach 1.9 billion by 2024. In the June edition of Ericsson Mobility Report, the firm also said that global 5G coverage is also expected to reach 45% by the sameRead More

Israeli Firm Applicaster To Redesign ZEE5 OTT App

Israeli Firm Applicaster To Redesign ZEE5 OTT App

June 11, 2019 at 10:49 am 0 comments

ZEE Entertainment’s OTT app ZEE5 has contracted Israeli technology firm Applicaster to redesign its platform and user interface to make it more attractive and user friendly. The Israeli firm is considered as one of the best for media app development and management in the media space. The collaboration inked inRead More