Tuesday, 16 July 2019 08:08
BT customers to benefit from new Microsoft Azure Networking services
BT has announced a range of new managed network services for multinational customers deploying applications and IT services in Microsoft Azure.
Monday, 08 July 2019 11:36
Gobind positive about planned Telenor, Axiata merger
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.
Tuesday, 25 June 2019 12:19
BT expands its cybersecurity capabilities in Europe
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…
Tuesday, 18 June 2019 09:32
Vodafone network outage affects several countries in Europe & Asia
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…
Monday, 10 June 2019 13:34
5G expected to generate $17 trillion in economic growth by 2035
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…
Sunday, 09 June 2019 10:58
Juniper Networks to power BT unified cloud solution
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…
Thursday, 30 May 2019 09:28
Nokia and TIM break European record for long-distance data transmission
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.
Tuesday, 21 May 2019 07:31
Merger deal between US operators receives support from FCC
The $26 billion merger deal between US telecommunication operators T-Mobile US and Sprint has received the backing of a key official at the US communications regulator FCC (Federal Communications Commission).
Tuesday, 14 May 2019 07:13
UK operators set to collaborate in effort to address rural coverage crisis
UK telecommunication operators are pooling together in an effort to try and tackle the coverage issues afflicting rural areas.
Thursday, 18 April 2019 11:48
FCC calls for China Mobile to be blocked from US market
US aggression towards Chinese telecommunication entities shows no signs of abating following the latest calls from the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission to block China Mobile from operating in the United States. China Mobile is the world’s largest mobile operator and has nearly 930 million customers. It has been desperately trying to penetrate the US market for the last eight years. It first filed an application for permission to operate in the United States back in 2011, but thus…