|Shaw Enhances Fiber Network with Fujitsu Platform|
Shaw Communications, Inc. announced the completion of work conducted with Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc. to enhance Shaw’s fibre-optic network with the Fujitsu 1FINITY platform and Virtuora software. This technology has allowed Shaw to equip its network with significant capacity and scale.
|Juniper Says Digital Sports Rights to Drive Content Revenue Increase|
Juniper Research predicts a $23 billion increase in digital content revenue for 2019, largely driven by the acquisition of sporting rights by top content players.
|Nokia and Zain Saudi to Conduct 4.9G MIMO Pilot in Jeddah|
Nokia and Zain KSA have started a massive Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) pilot in the city of Jeddah in Saudi Arabia on the TD-LTE network using 2.6 GHz spectrum.
|Ondas Launches Innovation Hub for Advanced Edge Computing and Connectivity|
Ondas announced the launch of Ondas Labs, a partnership program and innovation lab for advanced edge computing and connectivity in mission-critical applications.
|Ericsson Joins O-RAN Alliance|
Ericsson has joined the O-RAN Alliance, a group of telecom service providers and suppliers committed to evolving radio access network architecture and orchestration built on openness, intelligence, flexibility and performance.
|Mobile Gaming's NetEnt Selects MaxBill Solution |
LogNet Billing, provider of the MaxBill Modern Billing solution for service providers worldwide, announced that NetEnt, a leading digital entertainment company, has selected its MaxBill solution for the company’s global online gaming operation.
|Orange Expands Cybersecurity Reach with SecureData Acquisition|
Orange has acquired 100% of SecureData and its subsidiary SensePost.
|HGC and Megaport Launch Multi-cloud Connect Service|
HGC and Megaport are collaborating to deliver Multi-cloud Connect Service to corporate customers to connect them to leading global cloud service providers in over 380 enabled data centers.
|Gilat to Provide Broadband Connectivity via Satellite in India|
Gilat announced that it was awarded a multi-year contract to provide equipment and services for broadband connectivity over ISRO’s GSAT-11 across India.
|Calix Adds GigaMesh Wireless Satellite to Smart Home and Business Solution|
Calix had added GigaMesh wireless satellite to its Smart Home and Business solution, enabling CSPs to extend WiFi coverage throughout homes and increase their revenues.
|Ericsson Unveils Cellular IoT Vision|
Ericsson unveiled the next steps in the evolution of cellular IoT and launched new solutions that will enable service providers to address a larger part of the IoT market with diverse use cases across verticals including automotive, manufacturing, and utilities.
|Broadband Forum Announces Gfast Solutions Increase |
Broadband Forum has revealed that there are now 42 certified-interoperable Gfast solutions for the 106MHz profile, as a new Gfast Market Update highlights the growing popularity of the technology among operators looking to deploy cost-effective last mile connectivity over existing copper lines.
|Everstream to Expand Midwest Fiber Network |
Everstream has announced plans to expand the footprint of its fiber network through greenfield builds throughout the Midwest. Upon completion, Everstream will have invested $300 million and added nearly 6,000 route miles to its current 10,000-plus-mile fiber network.
|SAP Acquisition of Qualtrics Advances XM Software |
SAP announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Qualtrics International Inc.
|ETSI Releases First Version of NFV Deployment Specification|
The ETSI Industry Specification Group (ISG) on Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) released the first version of its specification for the foundations of an open ecosystem where Virtualized Network Functions (VNFs) can be onboarded and managed by independently developed management and orchestration systems
|Flexenclosure Completes Chilean Data Center for CenturyLink|
Internet infrastructure specialist Flexenclosure has completed construction of a data center for global communications and IT provider CenturyLink in Chile.
|Nokia AirFrame Open Edge Technology Advances Smart City Services|
Nokia announced that MIRIS selected Nokia AirFrame Open Edge technology to deploy sustainable edge data center networks across Nordic region.
|TIA and IoT Communities to Advance Smart Buildings and IoT |
The Telecommunications Industry Association and the Internet of Things Community announced an agreement to accelerate the digital transformation of the Internet of Things and further the development of smart buildings.
|Guavus Expands with Acquisition of SQLstream|
Guavus acquires SQLstream, providing telecom and IIoT customers the power of AI and real-time analytics from the network edge to the network core.
|FCC Chairman Issues Statement on First High-Band 5G Spectrum Auction|
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai issued a statement on the end of Auction 101, which will provide spectrum in the 28 GHz band for 5G wireless services.
|Telserv and Telefonica Embark on New Global Agreement|
Telserv and Telefonica announced the creation of a new global bilateral agreement to address new markets.
|Brekeke Introduces Superior VoIP Failover and Disaster Recovery|
Brekeke today announced a major software update for the Brekeke SIP Server and Brekeke PBX. The new version offers improved disaster recovery processes, simplified and intuitive configuration, added support of multi-site location replication, smart failover detection, and more.
|ETSI CIM Group Releases Smart City Specifications|
ETSI CIM group releases full-feature specification for context information exchange in Smart Cities.
|Nokia and Open Fiber to Lead Rural Italian Broadband Rollout|
Nokia wins turnkey project with Open Fiber to deploy an ultra-broadband network covering small towns and rural areas of Italy.
|Vodafone and Telefonica Expand Partnership to Include 5G Sharing|
Vodafone and Telefonica UK plan to extend the existing network sharing partnership term and include 5G at joint radio network sites, enabling both to deploy 5G faster and offer 5G services to more customers at lower cost.