Telecom

Fastweb’s agreement to acquire Tiscali reaches final stage

Fastweb reached a final agreement for the acquisition of Tiscali’s fixed wireless branch of business and full ownership of 3.5 GHz spectrum. As announced on 30 July 2018, Fastweb will secure with this transaction long term access to valuable 5G...

“By 2022, carriers that do not transform will be stuck with an outdated operating model and legacy mindset.”— Philippe Millet, i3forum

We recently interviewed Philippe Millet, Chairman of i3forum, to learn about trends in carrier industry, modern technologies that can streamline internal processes of carriers, reduce fraud losses, and enable new services. According to Philippe Mille...

Ericsson and Fujitsu join forces to develop 5G network solutions

Swedish telco Ericsson is teaming up with Japanese information and technology (ICT) firm Fujitsu to provide end-to-end 5G network solutions. Under the partnership, the companies will develop 5G network and related solutions using their joint portfoli...

Tofane Global and WIS join i3forum to support transformation in carrier business

i3forum, a non-profit industry body focused on transformation in carrier business, has announced the addition of two new members to its board. Tofane Global and WIS will join 22 other carriers and vendors from around the world that collaborate to ena...

Wind River and BT join forces on edge cloud computing for low-latency 5G applications

The leading IoT software provider Wind River is teaming up with British Telecommunications (BT) on edge cloud computing to support the growth of 5G applications. Typically, the computing power and capacity for 5G applications reside in data centers. ...

Ericsson and VimpelCom join forces for development of 5G and IoT technologies

Ericsson is teaming up with Beeline’s VimpelCom for the development of 5G and internet of things (IoT) technologies over the next two years. Headquartered in Amsterdam, VimpelCom is a leading telecom and digital services provider that became Veon las...

BSNL moves into IoT market with Unlimit partnership

Indian state-owned telco BSNL (Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited) is teaming up with Unlimit, a Reliance Group company that provides internet of things (IoT) services. The aim of partnership is to provide IoT solutions to the enterprises in India. How wil...

Revenues for big data and business analytics solutions to hit $27 billion in APAC by 2022: IDC

Demand for big data and business analytics (BDA) solutions is on the rise in Asia Pacific region, excluding Japan. According to IDC, the revenues for BDA solutions are expected to hit $27 billion mark by 2022, witnessing a CAGR of 15.1% during the fo...

Global telecom infrastructure market to reach $16.3 billion by 2022: IDC

The global compute and storage infrastructure market for telecom providers is expected to reach $16.3 billion by 2022, growing at a CAGR of 6.2% during the forecast period (2018-2023), according to the leading research firm IDC (International Data Co...

Swisscom: first completely standardized 5G network in Burgdorf

Swisscom is partnering with Ericsson to build a complete 5G network in Burgdorf based on the latest 5G standard. The first 5G data transfers have been successfully completed. With this network, Swisscom is testing the latest generation of mobile comm...

Microsoft and Tech Mahindra join hands on blockchain-based solution against spam calls in India

Microsoft and Tech Mahindra have joined hands on a new blockchain-based solution to fight against the unsolicited commercial communication (UCC) or spam calls in India. Spam calls are a big problem for the telecom subscribers in the country, and Tele...

Ericsson sets up 5G Innovation Lab in India at IIT Delhi

Swedish telecommunication firm Ericsson has set up a 5G Innovation Lab in India to accelerate the deployment of 5G in the country by encouraging collaboration between telcos, industry, start-ups, and academia. The Ericsson Centre of Excellence (CoE) ...

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