|ETSI Launches MEC Sandbox for App Developers|
ETSI announces the launch of ETSI MEC Sandbox, available at https://try-mec.etsi.org/. The Sandbox is designed to allow application developers to experience and interact with an implementation of ETSI MEC APIs and test out their applications.
|FCC Asks for Public Input on Emergency Broadband Program|
The Federal Communications Commission’s Wireline Competition Bureau today issued a request for comment on how best to administer a new $3.2 billion Emergency Broadband Benefit Program created by Congress to help low-income consumers access the Internet.
|Bluebird Network Announces ColoHub Acquisition in Iowa|
Bluebird Network is excited to announce that effective December 31, 2020, it acquired the ColoHub Data Center, previously owned by Geneseo Communications, located in Bettendorf, Iowa.
|Verizon's Fios Forward Puts High-Speed Internet Access in Greater Reach|
Verizon is making high-quality and reliable high-speed internet with no data caps more accessible to customers who qualify for financial assistance through Verizon Fios Forward.
|New Juniper Research Report Projects Growth in OTT Video Subscriptions|
A new report from Juniper Research has found that there will be nearly 2 billion active subscriptions to on-demand video services in 2025; a 65 percent increase over the end of 2020.
|IDTechEx Report on Smart Cities Focuses on Future of Water Use, Tech|
As the IDTechEx report, “Smart Cities Market 2021-2041: Energy, Food, Water, Materials, Transportation Forecasts”, explains, cities increasingly and massively depend on water technology as sea levels rise and for other reasons.
|Geonet Names Geo-Targeting 2021 Marketing Buzzword|
Location-based marketing firm Geonet has predicted that geo-targeting will be the 2021 marketing buzzword of the year.
|Ericsson and Ooredoo Sign 5G Deal|
Ooredoo Group and Ericsson have signed a global frame agreement for the supply of 5G radio, core and transport products and solutions, as well as related implementation and integration services. The agreement covers all 10 of the Group’s operating companies in Qatar, Indonesia, Algeria, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Palestine, Tunisia, Myanmar and Maldives.
|FCC Takes Additional Steps Against Robocalls |
The Federal Communications Commission today took additional steps to protect consumers from unwanted and illegal robocalls.
|FCC Grants Additional 22 Licenses for 2.5 GHz |
The FCC’s Wireless Telecommunications Bureau has granted 22 additional applications for licenses to use the 2.5 GHz band to close the digital divide and to provide broadband and other advanced wireless services to rural Tribal communities.
|Global SatCom Market to Reach $122.98B by 2027|
The global Satellite Communication Market size is expected to reach USD 122.98 billion by 2027, registering a CAGR of 9.2 percent from 2020 to 2027, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc.
|Matrix Integration Predicts Five 2021 Top Tech Trends|
Matrix predicts that Cybersecurity will remain a top concern for 2021, as hackers continue to threaten organizations, particularly in energy and utilities, government, and manufacturing.
|Positive Technologies Can Detect FireEye Tools Stolen by Hackers |
Several Positive Technologies products can now discover the use of FireEye pentesting tools stolen by hackers.
|New Report on Connected Home Devices Charts Growth|
Wiseguyreports.Com publishes new market research report on the connected home devices market, 2021 through 2026.
|Telecom Towers Market Overview 2021 Delivers Insights|
Global “Telecom Towers Market” Report 2021 studies the global market competition landscape, market drivers and trends, opportunities and challenges, risks and entry barriers, sales channels, distributors, and Porter's Five Forces Analysis.
|Thai Mobile Operator Chooses Nokia for 5G RAN|
Nokia today announced that it has been selected by Thai mobile operator, dtac, part of Telenor Group, as its first 5G RAN partner in a three-year deal covering the North and North Eastern regions of Thailand.
|FCC Announces Settlement with IBM Over Violations|
The Federal Communications Commission announced a settlement with IBM for alleged violations of the FCC’s E-Rate program rules in connection with the New York City and El Paso school districts. IBM agreed to return $24.25 million to the Universal Service Fund.
|Comarch Emphasizes Commitment to Open Standards with TM Forum|
Comarch reinforces its commitment to open standards by joining the Open API Manifesto signatories in order to drive interoperability across digital ecosystems with TM Forum Open APIs.
|T-Mobile Rolls Out New Location-Based 911 Capabilities|
T-Mobile is launching new 911 capabilities, Location-Based Routing and Next Generation 911 connectivity over IP, two critical advancements that can speed up emergency response times by helping pinpoint the location of callers, reducing the need for call transfers, and enabling a more efficient and effective 911 communication system.
|Vodafone Greece and Wind Hellas Finalize Tower Asset Infrastructure Merge|
Vodafone announced today that it has completed the combination of the tower infrastructure assets of Vodafone Greece with those of Wind Hellas Telecommunications SA (“Wind Hellas”).
|KPU Telecommunications Enhances Alaska Broadband with Infinera|
Infinera announced today that KPU Telecommunications, a local provider of residential and business communications services owned by the city of Ketchikan in Alaska, deployed Infinera’s XTM Series to enhance broadband service connectivity for end-user customers.
|Telefonica and Subex to Partner on Fraud Prevention|
Subex, a pioneer in the space of Digital Trust, announced a partnership with Telefonica, one of the largest mobile network providers in the world, to provide the latest version of ROC Fraud Management.
|Ericsson and Singtel Accelerate 5G Partnership |
Ericsson and communications service provider Singtel are accelerating their 5G partnership in Singapore through the deployment of high-end 5G technology enabled by 5G New Radio (NR) Standalone and dual-mode 5G core network products and solutions.
|Tallence Taps Radisys for New Tier 1 Voice Messaging System|
Tallence AG, a digital transformation technology and management consultancy, has selected Radisys’ Engage Media Server as the foundation for a new voice messaging system for a Tier 1 European operator.
|Dell'Oro Group Predicts SD-WAN Market Growth to Accelerate|
According to Dell'Oro Group, the worldwide sales of SD-WAN technologies are forecasted to grow at a compounded annual growth rate of 24 percent over the next five years, and the market is expected to surpass $4 billion in 2025.