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Nokia to provide DCI networks to Tencent and Baidu

Nokia has announced that it has been awarded two contracts with China-based webscale giants, Tencent and Baidu, for data centre interconnect (DCI) network solutions. Tencent and Baidu will strengthen their already strong relationship with Nokia to build out its software-defined DCI infrastructure, providing them with the dynamic, massive-scale optical bandwidth needed to support growing cloud […]


New research highlights 5G Fixed Wireless Access opportunity for mobile operators

Nokia has announced new research highlighting 5G Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) as the most desirable 5G use case among consumers globally. The study, which was conducted by Parks Associates, surveyed 3,000 people in the UK, US and South Korea and examined consumer understanding and demand for 5G services across six different use cases, including autonomous […]


Telefónica Deutschland selects Ericsson 5G core for network of the future

Telefónica Deutschland has selected Ericsson’s technology to enable it to experience one of the most modern mobile core networks in Germany. Telefónica Deutschland will be able to use the full potential of the 5G standard for private and business customers. As part of the agreement, Telefónica Deutschland, which operates under the O2 brand in Germany, […]


Mobile telecom industry making rapid progress towards 5G

A BPI Network survey found operators are rethinking security in light of 5G network traffic, a dramatic increase in connected devices and new mission-critical use cases. Mobile service providers say they are making substantial progress towards ushering in a new generation of 5G networks that will enable ultra-high-speed mobile connectivity and a wide variety of […]


Cradlepoint undergoes rapid expansion into Europe

Cradlepoint, a global leader in cloud-delivered LTE and 5G wireless network Edge solutions, has announced its rapid expansion into Europe with senior hires, investment in new teams and new product offerings. With a strong heritage in the US to build upon, a clear addressable wireless WAN market in Europe and the emergence of 5G networks, […]


Infovista hits new milestone for DSS testing for 5G deployment

Infovista, a leader in modern network performance, has announced it has shipped its 1,000th upgrade for its TEMS investigation platform to allow operators to test Dynamic Spectrum Sharing (DSS). This innovative technology lets operators take advantage of existing 4G infrastructure to deliver initial 5G capabilities, without compromising the performance of existing customers. DSS was made […]


The five business imperatives of 5G

Business leaders must operate with business imperatives in mind and one of these should be taking a structured and considered approach to 5G. James Bristow, SVP EMEA, Cradlepoint, discusses the benefits of 5G adoption and how it can serve to minimise disruption caused to operations during such uncertain times. The current crisis has undoubtedly had […]


SDN redefines networking environment

Joshua Ward, Associate Client Partner at Decision Inc, says because of the infrastructure challenges in Africa the biggest potential for SDN in the coming year is to link it with 5G. Many consider Software-Defined Networking (SDN) to be one of the most disruptive areas to have arrived in the ICT landscape in recent years. It […]


Nokia’s Nuage Networks creates SD-WAN 2.0 solution and partners with Asavie

Nokia has announced a partnership with Asavie to use its SD Edge mobility solution to extend the reach of the Nuage Networks SD-WAN 2.0 solution to include enterprise mobile and IoT devices. Mobile users will be able to seamlessly and securely connect to enterprise clouds and applications without the hassle of using VPN clients on […]


Ciena unveils 5G innovations to fuel next wave of mobile connectivity

Ciena has added several new products and capabilities to its 5G Network Solutions aimed at reducing network complexity and fuelling operators’ migration from 4G to 5G – from radios to data centres and everything in between. Ciena’s unique and open approach uses intelligent automation, next-generation routing platforms and advanced professional services to support the delivery […]


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