Tag Archives: telecom

European Telcos Join Forces to Combat Cyber Crime

ETIS – the Global Association for Telecommunications – has joined forces with Proximus, KPN, Swisscom and A1 Telekom Austria, in an initiative to professionalise the exchange of cyber threat intelligence among European telecoms providers. With the support of Dutch innovation body TNO, these telcos established a technical platform to automate the exchange of cyber threat intelligence in real time.

Pete Smyth (CableLabs): My Retrospective of Mobile World Congress

Pete Smyth of CableLabs sets himself the almost impossible challenge of elaborating on only three takeaways from the CableLabs member tour of Mobile World Congress 2016.

EE and Nokia demonstrate Mobile Edge Computing to enhance customer experience in high traffic locations

Following successful demonstrations at Wembley Stadium, Nokia and EE, the UK mobile network operator, work together at Mobile World Congress 2016 to show how Mobile Edge Computing can enable the rapid delivery of innovative services, including ultra low-latency video and customer experience applications at high-traffic locations.

Verizon and Nokia conduct live 5G pre-commercial trial in Dallas-Fort Worth #MWC16

Nokia is accelerating the testing of 5G technology in real-world environments, most recently collaborating with Verizon on a field trial that is the first conducted completely out-of-doors and in a residential environment. The two companies performed the successful pre-commercial 5G trial in January on Verizon’s live Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex network. 

Facebook, Intel and Telecom Industry establish Telecom Infra Project (TIP)

Facebook, Intel and a number of telecom operators,equipment providers, systems integrators and technology companies today announced they have established the Telecom Infra Project (TIP). The overall target of TIP is to accelerate sustainable global growth of high quality, scalable and affordable telecommunications infrastructure by driving innovation in collaboration with the industry.

Gartner analist talks about the importance of SDN and NFV for IoT

Ahead of Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2016 in Barcelona, Martina Kurth, research director for Gartner shares her insight around software-defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV), two of this year’s hot topics, and explains their importance at the event.

Giesecke & Devrient Launches new M2M and IoT Management Software

Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) has launched a new version of its AirOn eSIM Management software. One of the focus areas of version 4 is M2M communications and Internet of Things applications in mission critical infrastructures in healthcare and other verticals. 

Huawei unveils five Initiatives for digital transformation in telecom industry

Huawei today unveiled its five initiatives for the telecom industry to accelerate its digital transformation. Huawei also endorsed open platforms to enable collaboration so that shared success can be achieved in telecom industry. In addition, the company announced innovative solutions for 4.5G, Internet of Things (IoT), 2K/4K video, and Safe City. 

TIA Names Barbara Labuskes as CFO; Brings in New Talent for Content Development and International Policy

The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, has announced the appointment of Barbara Labuskes as Chief Financial Officer, as well as the addition of Limor Schafman as Director of Content Development and K.C. Swanson as Director of Global Policy.