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14 Indian companies to participate in BITS Brazil 2014

14 Indian companies to participate in BITS Brazil 2014

May 14, 2014 at 4:55 pm 0 comments

14 Indian companies are participating in BITS Brazil 2014 , a CeBIT event (Business IT South America) organized from May 13 – 15, 2014 in Brazil. BITS Brazil 2014 will be home to the ICT-sector with CIOs and other decision makers from across the globe converging in Brazil for thisRead More

Broadnet and Huawei join hands

Broadnet and Huawei join hands

May 13, 2014 at 2:13 pm 0 comments

Huawei and Broadnet today announced the launch of the Nordic’s first, and Europe’s biggest, IP core network enabled for commercial use of 400G technology. Bringing a more diversified and efficient service experience to large organizations and enterprise customers, the launch of this network is further testament to Huawei’s leading capabilitiesRead More

Will Western Europe €30 bn investment help next-generation broadband?

Will Western Europe €30 bn investment help next-generation broadband?

May 12, 2014 at 12:33 pm 0 comments

Western Europe is planning to invest over €30 billion in the next three years for next-generation broadband, according to IHS. The investment will be made by countries like Germany, France, UK, Italy and Spain and includes investment both by government as well as private telcos. According to the study, theRead More

3 bn Internet users by end 2014: ITU

3 bn Internet users by end 2014: ITU

May 10, 2014 at 7:47 am 0 comments

ITU has announced that by the end of 2014, there will be almost 3 billion Internet users, two-thirds of them coming from the developing world. This corresponds to an Internet-user penetration of 40 percent globally, 78 percent in developed countries and 32 percent in developing countries. More than 90 percentRead More

Nokia and NTT DOCOMO collaborate for 5G

Nokia and NTT DOCOMO collaborate for 5G

May 9, 2014 at 7:12 am 0 comments

Nokia and NTT DOCOMO have agreed to collaborate on research and standardization of 5G technologies and to work jointly on a 5G proof of concept (PoC) system to develop and validate next-generation mobile broadband technology. This move builds on the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed by the two companies inRead More

Mobile broadband users to reach 500 mn by 2020

Mobile broadband users to reach 500 mn by 2020

May 9, 2014 at 6:42 am 0 comments

India’s mobile broadband (MBB) users will reach 500 million subscribers and smartphone penetration will reach 45 percent. Ericsson estimates that India’s mobile subscriber base will grow from 795 million in 2013 to 1,145 million subscribers by 2020. Simultaneously, smartphone penetration will grow from 10 percent or 90 million devices inRead More

OnMobile to divest Voxmobili SA

OnMobile to divest Voxmobili SA

May 5, 2014 at 2:18 pm 0 comments

OnMobile Global is planning to divest Voxmobili SA which specializes in mobile telecommunication products. The company has signed a binding share purchase agreement with Synchronoss Technologies, a company headquartered in Germany New Jersey and a leading player in Synchronization technology products. The proposed deal will be subject to and contingentRead More

Qualcomm’s retail subsidiary is a standalone company

Qualcomm’s retail subsidiary is a standalone company

May 1, 2014 at 2:53 pm 0 comments

Qualcomm Technologies has signed a definitive agreement with a group of third-party investors to establish Qualcomm Retail Solutions (QRS) as an independent, standalone company. At close, the third-party investors will collectively assume a controlling interest in the business. Qualcomm Technologies will remain a substantial investor. All aspects of QRS, includingRead More

Avaya launches Avaya Contact Center Select

Avaya launches Avaya Contact Center Select

May 1, 2014 at 8:33 am 0 comments

Avaya today announced Avaya Contact Center Select, the latest addition to its customer experience management solutions for midsized businesses. Avaya Contact Center Select offers sophisticated, multichannel contact center capabilities with the simplicity needed by a midsize organization. With fewer resources than their large-sized counterparts, midsize companies are often challenged toRead More

ICT resilience needed to face climate change

ICT resilience needed to face climate change

April 29, 2014 at 7:18 am 0 comments

“Resilient Pathways: The adaptation of the ICT sector to climate change” report recommends that positioning climate change in the sector’s agenda requires active engagement of stakeholders at all levels, fostering adoption of innovative measures to cope with, respond and adjust to change. The new report was produced by ITU alongRead More