Orange Jordan launches mobile e-wallet service

Written on Sunday, 19 January 2020 10:48
Orange Jordan officially launched its e-wallet service, ‘Orange Money’, during a press conference which was attended by governmental officials alongside the company’s management and strategic partners. The event celebrated the launch of the financial solution, which recently acquired the e-payment license from the Central Bank. The company said at the event that the service operated by Petra Mobile Payment Services Company has completed all official requirements stipulated in Jordanian legislature. Thierry Marigny, Orange Jordan’s CEO, said that the company finished…

AT&T launches 5G technology to consumers

Written on Sunday, 15 December 2019 12:35
AT&T 5G is now live for consumers in 10 markets. Millions of consumers and businesses across Birmingham, Ala., Indianapolis, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, Pittsburgh, Providence, R.I., Rochester, N.Y., San Diego, San Francisco and San Jose, Calif. market areas can now access AT&T’s 5G network using the Samsung Galaxy Note10+ 5G. “We believe 5G technology will be game-changing, and we continue to help drive this next wave of innovation,” said Scott Mair, President of AT&T Technology Operations. “We were the first in…

Verizon and AWS partner on 5G edge cloud computing

Written on Thursday, 05 December 2019 07:56
Verizon and Amazon Web Services are collaborating to bring 5G edge computing in a service that aims to bring more machine learning to applications and cut latency.

T-Mobile first to launch 5G wireless service across US

Written on Tuesday, 03 December 2019 06:01
T-Mobile announced that it became the first to launch 5G wireless service across the United States, although it will be slower than some might expect for the new generation of connectivity. The number three US carrier said its 5G network covers 200 million people and "goes through walls," outperforming the limited 5G deployment of larger rivals Verizon and AT&T earlier this year. While the network is supposedly live today, no one is going to be using it until later this…
ZTE Corporation, a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, and the Guangdong Branch of China Mobile today have provisioned the MEC-related B2B2C end-to-end network slicing services. The provisioning of the new services will promote new 5G business models and industry innovations, thereby building a win-win 5G ecosystem. Together with other industry partners, ZTE and the Guangdong Branch of China Mobile have deployed end-to-end slicing operation systems by adopting the MEC solution to…

Etisalat offers ‘unlimited calling’ with new postpaid plans

Written on Thursday, 14 November 2019 07:41
Etisalat announced the launch of its new ‘Freedom Unlimited’ plans, offering postpaid customers – for the first time in the UAE - unlimited local and international calls on select plans. With the new ‘Freedom Unlimited’ plans, postpaid customers can choose a plan, based on their need and enjoy complete freedom from calling limits. They can make unlimited calls to mobile, or fixed numbers in the UAE, or majority of international destinations – enabling them to talk non-stop with their loved…
"T-Mobile have made very bold promises that can only come to fruition with the vast wireless spectrum holdings, the combined T-Mobile and Sprint will have. State attorneys general who oppose the merger on antitrust grounds are concerned about its potential impact on competition and wireless service prices. However, the promises T-Mobile made today make it difficult for any regulator to continue contesting the merger. “T-Mobile is promising unprecedented moves for any wireless carrier, which begs the question: Can the New…

Virgin signs 5G mobile deal with Vodafone UK

Written on Thursday, 07 November 2019 07:17
Virgin Media has agreed a five-year mobile deal with Vodafone to bring innovating new services to customers in the UK. The deal includes bringing 5G to around three million mobile users and will allow Virgin Media further flexibility to grow its mobile operation. The new Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) agreement, which runs until 2026, will see Vodafone supply wholesale mobile network services, including both voice and data, to Virgin Mobile and Virgin Media Business. Virgin Media will have full…

Ciena upgrades IMEWE submarine cable

Written on Tuesday, 29 October 2019 13:11
Optical solutions and automation software enable IMEWE to meet expanding capacity requirements of the consortia.

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…
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…
BT has announced a range of new managed network services for multinational customers deploying applications and IT services in Microsoft Azure.
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