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Nokia Builds Network Security Portfolio For 5G World

Nokia Builds Network Security Portfolio For 5G World

June 10, 2019 at 3:26 pm 0 comments

Nokia today announces a significant extension of its long-held commitment to the highest standards in network security, unveiling an enhanced security program and establishing an advanced security testing and verification laboratory: both designed to address the critical security needs of 5G end-to-end (E2E) networks. Nokia has a long-standing commitment toRead More

Ericsson and Intellectual Ventures sign license agreement

Ericsson and Intellectual Ventures sign license agreement

June 10, 2019 at 2:25 pm 0 comments

Ericsson today said that it has signed a license agreement with Intellectual Ventures ending all patent infringement lawsuits between the companies, including a lawsuit that went to trial earlier this year and resulted in a USD 43 million jury verdict for Intellectual Ventures. Since 2012, Intellectual Ventures has filed aRead More

Airtel Deploys LTE 900 Technology To Boost 4G Coverage In Delhi

Airtel Deploys LTE 900 Technology To Boost 4G Coverage In Delhi

June 10, 2019 at 2:05 pm 0 comments

Bharti Airtel Monday announced that it has upgraded its mobile network in Delhi NCR with the deployment of LTE 900 technology on the 900 Mhz spectrum. This will add to the high speed network capacity and enhance indoor network experience for Airtel 4G smartphone customers. More importantly, given the highRead More

Rakuten Mobile And NEC To Build 5G Open vRAN Architecture

Rakuten Mobile And NEC To Build 5G Open vRAN Architecture

June 10, 2019 at 9:42 am 0 comments

Rakuten Mobile and NEC to collaborate in the field of 5G and jointly develop radio equipment for world’s first highly secure cloud native 5G network Rakuten Mobile, the mobile network subsidiary of Rakuten Group, and NEC Corporation, have formed a partnership to build the world’s first 5G open vRAN architectureRead More

Now You Can Book OYO Hotels From MyAirtel App

Now You Can Book OYO Hotels From MyAirtel App

June 7, 2019 at 9:26 am 0 comments

OYO Hotels & Homes, South Asia’s largest, China’s 2nd largest, and the world’s 6th largest and fastest-growing chain of leased and franchised hotels, homes & living spaces and Bharti Airtel, India’s leading telecommunications services provider, have partnered to launch OYO Store on Airtel Thanks App. Through OYO Store Airtel customersRead More

Altibox Deploys Nokia Virtualized Distributed Access Solution

Altibox Deploys Nokia Virtualized Distributed Access Solution

June 6, 2019 at 10:57 am 0 comments

Nokia has announced that Altibox, one of the largest regional telecommunication operators in Norway and Denmark, will deploy its Gainspeed Unified Cable Access solution, based on a fully virtualized Distributed Access Architecture (vDAA). The solution provides the network foundation needed for Altibox and its partner Eidsiva Bredbånd to deliver enhancedRead More

VIAVI Launches Standalone 5G Testing Capability

VIAVI Launches Standalone 5G Testing Capability

June 6, 2019 at 9:36 am 0 comments

Viavi Solutions today announced that the VIAVI TeraVM 5G testing solution supports standalone (SA) specifications according to the latest 3GPP standards, in addition to non-standalone (NSA) mode. With the capability to reliably emulate 5G RAN and core network elements, TeraVM enables end-to-end, wraparound testing of gNodeB base stations (gNBs) andRead More

Gavi, NEC, and Simprints to Deploy Biometrics To Boost Immunization in Developing Countries

Gavi, NEC, and Simprints to Deploy Biometrics To Boost Immunization in Developing Countries

June 6, 2019 at 9:16 am 0 comments

Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, NEC Corporation, and Simprints Technology Ltd. have signed a memorandum of understanding on the use of biometrics to improve immunization coverage in developing countries. Despite enormous progress over the past two decades, there are still approximately 20 million children who do not receive a basic courseRead More

Lebanese Telco Ogero Deploys Nokia Fixed Access Network Slicing Solution

Lebanese Telco Ogero Deploys Nokia Fixed Access Network Slicing Solution

June 5, 2019 at 10:19 am 0 comments

Nokia has announced that Ogero, Lebanon’s fixed network services provider and engine for the Ministry of Telecommunication, is among the first operators globally to commercially trial its Fixed Access Network Slicing (FANS).  The solution helps to solve the long-lasting challenge of fixed infrastructure sharing and enables Ogero to create severalRead More

Qualcomm Is Global Semicon Leader In 5G Era : GlobalData

Qualcomm Is Global Semicon Leader In 5G Era : GlobalData

June 4, 2019 at 7:18 pm 0 comments

Qualcomm is the world’s leading semiconductor company best placed to succeed in the 5G telecoms area in the next two to five years, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. According to GlobalData, 5G is one of the top ten themes that will impact the semiconductor sector, alongsideRead More