MTS and Huawei launch 5G zone in Moscow

Written on Sunday, 15 September 2019 06:44
Russian mobile operator MTS has launched a 5G zone at VDNKh (All-Russian Exhibition Center), one of Moscow’s major attractions. Equipped by Huawei and functioning on the 28GHz and 4.9GHz frequency bands, the network became operational on Thursday. It will test so-called Smart City technology, designed to improve security and urban services management, as well as helping to develop Moscow’s transport system. The agreement between MTS and Huawei was signed in June during the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. 5G is…

Huawei unveils world’s first flagship 5G SoC

Written on Tuesday, 10 September 2019 08:52
Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG), delivered a keynote speech titled "Rethink Evolution" at the IFA, and unveiled the latest flagship Kirin 990 series: Kirin 990 and its 5G version. "Kirin 990 (5G) is the world's first 5G SoC, and it will enable end users to access superb 5G connectivity experience one step ahead in the first year of 5G commercialization”, said Richard. “To meet users’ requirements for enhanced 5G experiences in the 5G era, Kirin 990…

Microsoft deems US treatment of Huawei unfair

Written on Monday, 09 September 2019 13:12
Microsoft President and Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith says the way the U.S. government is treating Huawei is un-American. As far as he knows, China’s leading maker of networking equipment and mobile phones should be allowed to buy U.S. technology, including software from his company.

Cisco plans new acquisition

Written on Wednesday, 28 August 2019 11:32
Cisco announced its intent to acquire privately-held CloudCherry based in Salt Lake City, UT. The acquisition is expected to close in the first quarter of Cisco's fiscal year 2020, subject to customary closing conditions and required approvals. CloudCherry is a Customer Experience Management (CEM) company that provides customer journey mapping, out-of-the-box integrations, and predictive analytics. Predictive analytics help contact center agents make real-time journey modifications such as up and cross-selling, discounts, service modifications and more, to meet customer needs and…
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, announced Qualcomm® Networking Pro Series platforms, its second-generation Wi-Fi 6 networking offerings, designed to deliver the ultimate Wi-Fi 6 connectivity experience across the widest range of applications. At Qualcomm® Wi-Fi 6 Day in San Francisco, executives demonstrated the Qualcomm Networking Pro Series, comprised of four platforms, the 1200, 800, 600, and 400, distinguished by format, scale of application, and computing needs. The platforms leverage the company’s unique Wi-Fi 6 architecture…

NGMN recommendations in new whitepaper achieve 5G milestone

Written on Wednesday, 28 August 2019 08:56
The Next Generation Mobile Networks (NGMN) Alliance has announced that it recommends a common RF cluster connector for early 5G deployment.
TIM Brazil has selected Nokia AirFrame servers featuring new, 2nd generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors to virtualize its datacenters by the end of 2021. TIM is the first operator in Latin America to adopt the AirFrame technology for its datacenter servers to improve server capacity and deliver better service quality, internet access and video consumption for its users across Brazil. The agreement represents a major step in TIM Brazil’s cloud and digitalization journey, supported by Nokia, as the operator creates…

Huawei to deploy high-speed internet in Northern Canada

Written on Thursday, 25 July 2019 05:39
Tech titan Huawei has revealed its plans to deploy high-speed wireless internet in a number of remote, underserved communities in the North of Canada. The Chinese tech firm has planned to deploy mainly 4G technology. This comes amid Huawei and the US’s controversial relationship. The US has imposed sanctions on the company as they have deemed the company a potential threat to their national security. Also, Canada and China are still in the midst of a diplomatic crisis concerning the…
BT has announced a range of new managed network services for multinational customers deploying applications and IT services in Microsoft Azure.
The divided island of Cyprus’s leaders have decided to launch the country’s first newly integrated mobile phone network.

Gobind positive about planned Telenor, Axiata merger

Written on Monday, 08 July 2019 11:36
The hype surrounding the highly anticipated merger plan between Malaysia’s Axiata Group Bhd and Norway’s Telenor Group seems to have lost traction since the plan was first announced in May, due in fact to the Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo’s statement that the potential partnership is still very much at the proposal stage.
Apple’s South Korea unit has proposed a settlement agreement with the country’ antitrust regulator, the Fair Trade Commission (FTC).
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