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).

Two leading vendors are behind Vodafone’s 5G launch

Written on Friday, 05 July 2019 06:40
Vodafone announced switching on 5G in seven UK cities, including London, in partnership with Ericsson. This step puts the UK among the first to launch the fifth generation technology and sheds light on how Europe is lagging behind because of regulations.

Huawei heralds Trump’s “U-turn”

Written on Monday, 01 July 2019 07:57
President Donald Trump and China's Xi Jinping agreed to a truce in their trade war, and Washington pledged to hold off on new tariffs while they negotiate As the United States and China pursue trade talks, there is a “good chance” that more US firms will be granted licenses to sell products to controversial Chinese telecoms giant Huawei, White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow said. While Trump had signaled the softer position on Huawei, a sticking point in trade talks,…

BT expands its cybersecurity capabilities in Europe

Written on Tuesday, 25 June 2019 12:19
BT has made new investments in its cybersecurity capabilities in Europe with the aim of further enhancing its position as a leading provider of security services in the region and globally. The company announced the opening of a new Cyber Security Operations Centre (Cyber SOC) in Paris, as well as upgraded facilities, new customer solutions and recruitment at its existing SOCs in Madrid and Frankfurt. BT’s global network of Security Operations Centres and 3000 security specialists protect it against 125,000…

Huawei to launch its first 5G Smartphone in UAE

Written on Sunday, 23 June 2019 13:44
In view recent roll-out of 5G network technology by UAE telecom operators, Huawei will launch its highly anticipated 5G smartphone - HUAWEI Mate 20 X (5G) in the UAE this July. Supporting a wide range of patented 5G technologies, the device is expected to represent high-speed connectivity and powerful performance. HUAWEI Mate 20 X (5G) - Huawei’s first commercial 5G-enabled smartphone will usher UAE users in a new era of smart mobile technologies in July. Large-scale 5G rollout began in…
Vodafone’s network was down across Europe on Thursday with thousands of customers unable to use the internet or make phone calls. Issues began at around 14:42 BST according to network monitor Down detector. Customers all over the UK reported issues and so did customers in Spain, Ireland, Italy, Germany, Greece and Portugal. Many customers took to Twitter to express their frustration on the matter. Vodafone then acknowledged the outage and tweeted, “We are currently investigating a potential outage to our…
A report released by ABI Research urges telecom operators to be more aggressive with their 5G deployment in cities to leverage the new potential economic value. 5G technology is expected to generate trillions of dollars through both direct and indirect contributions. The study, titled ‘5G Urban Deployment: Debunking the CapEx myth and unlocking new growth’, found that 5G will generate growth in three areas between now and 2028. They found that $2.4 trillion will be gained in direct contributions which…

Juniper Networks to power BT unified cloud solution

Written on Sunday, 09 June 2019 10:58
Juniper Networks has been chosen by British Telecommunications (BT) to deliver its Network Cloud infrastructure initiative. This deployment will pave the way for BT’s Network Cloud roll-out - and also enable a more flexible, virtualized network infrastructure that can deliver the technology requirements of various lines of business for BT from a single platform. BT will also use this platform to create new and exciting converged services bringing mobile, Wi-Fi, and fixed network services together. Furthermore, with the implementation of…
TIM (Telecom Italia), in collaboration with Nokia, has achieved a wavelength speed of 550 Gigabits per second (Gb/s), a new European record for data transmission over a long-distance backbone network.
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