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MPOS Transaction Value To Cross $1.9 Tn By 2024

MPOS Transaction Value To Cross $1.9 Tn By 2024

December 2, 2019 at 1:19 pm 0 comments

New data from Juniper Research forecasts that mPOS transaction (mobile point of sale) values will exceed $1.9 trillion by 2024, up from $850 billion in 2019. This growth will be driven by service adoption from new business users, including pop-up stores and street vendors, for whom the acceptance of cardRead More

Tata Comms Bags Connectivity And Cyber Security Deal For Kacific Satellite

Tata Comms Bags Connectivity And Cyber Security Deal For Kacific Satellite

November 28, 2019 at 11:11 am 0 comments

Kacific Broadband Satellites Group (Kacific) has selected Tata Communications, to provide terrestrial connectivity services as it readies for the launch of its first satellite, Kacific1. Tata Communications will provide global internet and state-of-the-art cyber security services for Kacific’s Ka-band satellite network. “Kacific chose to enter into this arrangement with TataRead More

Ericsson Mobility Report Estimates 2.6 Bn 5G Subscriptions By 2025

Ericsson Mobility Report Estimates 2.6 Bn 5G Subscriptions By 2025

November 26, 2019 at 11:02 am 0 comments

The world will have more than 2.6 billion 5G subscriptions, that also includes 5G users, by the end of 2025, mentions a recent Ericsson Mobility Report. The report also projects that 5G will cover up to 65 percent of the global population by the end of 2025 and handle 45Read More

Airtel, Vodafone Idea To Increase Tariff From December

Airtel, Vodafone Idea To Increase Tariff From December

November 19, 2019 at 12:20 pm 0 comments

Get ready to cough up a bigger bill for your mobile services starting December 1 as the country’s top telecom operators – Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea – have announced to increase the rates form next month. “The telecom sector is highly capital intensive with fast changing technology cycles thatRead More

Google Appoints Sanjay Gupta As Country Manager

Google Appoints Sanjay Gupta As Country Manager

November 8, 2019 at 1:19 pm 0 comments

Google today announced the appointment of Sanjay Gupta as its new Country Manager and Vice President of Sales and Operations for India. Sanjay will contribute to Google’s ongoing efforts to expand the internet ecosystem in the country, driving Internet adoption among consumers and businesses and accelerating innovation. He will takeRead More

Enea Openwave Optimizes Apple TV+ Streaming Service

Enea Openwave Optimizes Apple TV+ Streaming Service

November 7, 2019 at 10:56 am 0 comments

Enea today announced, that Enea Openwave has successfully optimized Apple’s new streaming service, Apple TV+, over mobile networks, using unique traffic management technology. Enea Openwave was able to achieve this in less than 24 hours after the service was launched. Algorithms which are device, resolution, codec and context aware, were used toRead More

VIAVI To Showcase 5G and IoT Solutions At MWC Los Angeles

VIAVI To Showcase 5G and IoT Solutions At MWC Los Angeles

October 22, 2019 at 2:41 pm 0 comments

As service providers worldwide continue building out 5G and IoT networks at an accelerated pace, Viavi Solutions is delivering enhanced test instruments, automation and monitoring to enable customers to manage network complexity, meet performance targets and minimize cost. These solutions will be showcased at MWC Los Angeles. “The mobile communicationsRead More

Vodafone Idea Launches WebBuddy For SMBs

Vodafone Idea Launches WebBuddy For SMBs

October 16, 2019 at 3:45 pm 0 comments

Vodafone Idea Business Services (VIBS), the enterprise arm of Vodafone Idea Wednesday launched WebBuddy – a complete suite of online presence tools for Small Businesses. WebBuddy is a Do-it-Yourself (DIY) website builder, which enables small businesses to set up their professional responsive websites, get advanced business email, or start sellingRead More

Ericsson Bags 5G Cloud Packet Core Order From Airtel

Ericsson Bags 5G Cloud Packet Core Order From Airtel

October 16, 2019 at 12:41 pm 0 comments

Ericsson has been selected by Bharti Airtel to deploy its 5G-ready Cloud Packet Core in Airtel’s Pan India core network. Airtel will benefit from Ericsson’s market leading packet core network applications and functions. The deployment will consist of solutions like Ericsson virtual Evolved Packet Gateway (vEPG) that follow ETSI standards.Read More

Jio and Samsung Showcase 4G, 5G Use Cases at IMC 2019

Jio and Samsung Showcase 4G, 5G Use Cases at IMC 2019

October 15, 2019 at 12:51 pm 0 comments

Reliance Jio and Samsung Tuesday showcased real-world 4G and 5G use cases at the India Mobile Congress (IMC) 2019. IMC is the largest annual event for digital technology across India and South Asia, being held from 14 to 16 October in New Delhi, India. At the event, the two companiesRead More