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AT&T Helps Enhance the Experience at Disney's Magic Kingdom
AT&T and Walt Disney World Resort had an idea to develop a collaborative solution to enhance the Cast’s ability to approach workflow processes behind the scenes in a whole new way through technical innovation.

DT and Huawei Launch Europe's Fastest 3.5GHz Massive MIMO Field Trial
Only a few days after DT and Huawei unveiled Europe’s first pre-standard 5G connection there, the partners are announcing another breakthrough of Europe's fastest 3.5GHz massive MIMO field trial.

RCN and Grande Pick Netcracker for Revenue Management and CEM
Netcracker Technologies announces RCN and Grande has chosen Netcracker's Revenue Management solution to optimize the customer experience at both RCN and Grande Communications. RCN and Grande will use Netcracker's platform for standardizing all billing-related processes across its seven offices.

EXFO Launches Advanced, Full-featured 400G Test Solution
EXFO released its 400G testing solution for telecom network equipment manufacturers (NEMs), carrier labs, and data centers.

Nokia Commits to 5G with WIVE Project
Nokia Bell Labs and several academics in Finland introduce a collaboration project called WIVE (WIreless for VErticals) to make it possible for new types of industries to gain competitive advantage from the latest wireless technologies. 5G, massive machine connectivity, media, and automated transportation all to be included.

Interra and Verimatrix Team up for Video Quality
Interra Systems and Verimatrix partner so broadcasters, pay-TV, and OTT service providers can now use Interra Systems' ORION content monitoring suite to deliver superior QoE (quality of experience) and QoS (quality of service) for content protected by the Verimatrix ViewRight Web security client solution.

VITEC Makes Streaming 4K More Affordable
VITEC announces that it is making it more affordable to distribute 4K HEVC in-house IPTV streaming apps, sports, and content at an MSRP of only $25K.

Square Box Adds Automation and Cloud for CatDV into Worker 7
Square Box Systems introduces a new plug-in architecture for Worker 7. As the next-generation workflow automation solution for CatDV deployments, Worker 7 now includes plug-ins for automating a wide range of common tasks in broadcast, production, and postproduction facilities, as well as enabling third-party integrations for cloud archiving of assets.

Ericsson and Net Insight Harmonize Live Streaming Services for Global Content Distribution
Ericsson partners with Net Insight for use with Ericsson’s UDN (Unified Delivery Network), a content distribution service that supports low-latency, live content delivery.

Viaccess-Orca and Yes Partner for OTT Pay-TV Services
Viaccess-Orca announces its latest partnership with Yes. Through the new agreement, Yes has chosen the Viaccess-Orca COMPASS content discovery platform to build new levels of personalization into its OTT SVOD (subscription VOD) and TVOD (transactional VOD) pay-TV services, and offer subscribers tailored content recommendations.

Amdocs Launches Smartbot Powered by Microsoft AI
Amdocs is launching Smartbot, an AI (artificial intelligence) and machine learning-based bot, powered by Microsoft, that enables DSPs (digital service providers) to provide customer care, sales and marketing engagements to even the most discerning millennial.

Telefonica Launches Clean Pipes 2.0
Telefonica announced the launch of Clean Pipes 2.0, a software-based security service, to prevent known and unknown threats across the Telefonica Business Solutions’ network.

Ericsson Fuels DNA Finland with Rich Data for 4K Pay-TV
Ericsson has signed a content discovery services contract with DNA. Ericsson will provide editorial services and rich metadata for over 150 TV channels in Finnish, English and Swedish and power content discovery on DNA’s 4K-enabled Android TV hub, the DNA TV-hubi broadband.

Globecomm Releases New Version of OTT Video Cloud Platform
Globecomm announced the latest release of its Tempo platform, an enterprise OTT video cloud version for delivering live and on-demand interactive corporate training, communications and distance learning content.

Cavium and Enea Deliver uCPE Software and Hardware Platform for NFV Enablement
Cavium and Enea announced availability of optimized uCPE solutions based on Cavium OCTEON TX ARMv8 processor SoC families and Enea NFV Access software platform.

Infinera's Lights Seaborn's Seabras-1 Cable Between Sao Paulo and NY
Infinera and Seaborn Networks announced the deployment of Infinera’s new XTS-3300 meshponders on Seaborn’s Seabras-1 submarine cable to rapidly offer cloud connectivity services like SeaCloud.

Wazee and Veritone Partner for Video AI and Cognitive Services
Wazee Digital and Veritone partner to provide AI and cognitive services for video. Under the agreement, Wazee Digital will offer its clients Veritone's proprietary platform of advanced cognitive engines and applications.

Vodafone and IBM Partner to Ease Path to Cloud for Enterprises
Through a new agreement with IBM, Vodafone announced that it is offering an international service that enables enterprises to support the movement of VMware-based workloads on a Vodafone Hosted Private Cloud to and from the IBM Cloud.

Amdocs NFV Portfolio Now Powered By ONAP
Amdocs announced its NFV (Network Function Virtualization) software and services portfolio are now built on open source powered by ONAP (Open Network Automation Platform).

iKO Launches DTH Satellite Video Services in APAC and LATAM with Harmonic
Harmonic announced that iKO Media Group will launch a comprehensive media processing and delivery solution from Harmonic to expand the reach of its DTH (direct-to-home) satellite Pay TV television services in Asia and Latin America.

Juniper Prededicts Mobile to Provide 1.8 Billion People with Microfinance by 2022
A new study from Juniper Research has found that the continued roll-out of mobile microfinance services will lead to a surge in financial inclusion in some of the world’s most deprived regions.

European Space Agency Launches VITEC for Live Streaming Video
VITEC announced that the European Space Agency has deployed VITEC's EZ TV IPTV Platform and real-time IPTV streaming appliances to upgrade the agency's capabilities for managing and disseminating mission imagery and full-motion video within the European Space Operations Centre (ESOC) in Darmstadt, Germany.

Ericsson Selected by J:COM to Support 3.7M Next Gen TV Subscribers
Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) has been chosen by Jupiter Telecommunications (J:COM) to power its next generation TV service to its 3.7 million subscribers.

Vodafone Joins ONAP Project
The Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) Project announced that Vodafone Group has joined as a Platinum member. The addition of Vodafone, demonstrates the continuing momentum ONAP is achieving and highlights Vodafone’s ongoing commitment to open standards and open source.

Juniper Research Says Mobile Roaming Will Yield $31 Billion by 2022
A new study from Juniper Research has found that operator revenues from international mobile data roaming are expected to grow at an average annual growth rate of 8%, reaching $31bn in 2022 compared to $21bn in 2017.

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