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  • Deutsche Telekom’s joint venture GlasfaserPlus secures fibre funding
    on May 18, 2022 at 12:00 am

    The funding round, the first for the joint venture, is part of Deutsche Telekom’s broader strategy of primarily funding the joint venture&rsquo…read more on TotalTele.com »

  • Universal access akin to the electrification of rural America
    on May 18, 2022 at 12:00 am

    The next phase of the US "Internet for All" initiative has kicked off with governors and other eligible leaders being invited to submit a letter of intent as a step towards unlocking $45 billion to give every U.S. resident access to high…read more on TotalTele.com »

  • Three key steps to advancing 5G
    on May 18, 2022 at 12:00 am

    Thailand’s True Corporation first turned on its 5G network over two years ago, back in March 2020, and since then the company has gone from strength to strength, leveraging the new technology to provide novel and improved services in both the B2C and B2B spheres.  Speaking at Mobile World Congress 2022, True Corporation’s Head of 5G Working […]

  • The importance of submarine cable channel planning
    on May 18, 2022 at 12:00 am

    Different submarine cable capacity consumption models When bandwidth demands were comparatively low (compared to today) in the pre-ICP days, sub-lambda services were commonly sold carried by 5Gb/s to 10Gbs wavelengths. As bandwidth demands surged with the growth of the Internet, wavelengths became the currency of network services where end-users […]

  • CityFibre’s FTTP network now larger than Virgin Media’s
    on May 17, 2022 at 12:00 am

    Today, reports have confirmed that CityFibre has overtaken Virgin Media O2 as the second largest provider of FTTP services in the UK. According to Think Broadband, CityFibre’s most recent audit shows the company to have reached a total of 1,083,888 premises passed…read more on TotalTele.com »

  • Ericsson and Intel team up for Cloud RAN tech hub
    on May 17, 2022 at 12:00 am

    Two of the most innovative companies in global ICT – Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) and Intel – are pooling R&D excellence to create high-performing Cloud RAN solutions. The companies have launched a tech hub in California, USA. It focuses on the benefits that Ericsson Cloud RAN and Intel technology can bring to: improving energy efficiency and […]

  • India targets homemade 6G for end of the decade
    on May 17, 2022 at 12:00 am

    This week, the Indian government has outlined plans to see domestically developed 6G deployed by 2030, with Prime Minister Modi saying that the country would accelerate its technological development to match those international rivals.  Speaking at Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) event this week, Modi announced that work on 6G was […]

  • OneWeb and Telefónica collaborate to extend connectivity across Europe and...
    on May 16, 2022 at 12:00 am

    OneWeb, the low Earth orbit satellite communications company, and Telefonica through, Telefónica Global Solutions (TGS), the subsidiary of global telecommunications company Telefónica that manages the international Wholesale, Global Roaming, Multinationals and USA businesses, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to improve connectivity […]

  • e& buys $4.4bn stake in Vodafone
    on May 16, 2022 at 12:00 am

    Today, e&, formally Etisalat, has announced it has invested $4.4 billion into Vodafone, taking a 9.8% stake in the business.  Etisalat rebranded as e& back in February, splitting its operations into various arms, including e& Life (consumer services), e& Enterprise (enterprise services), and e& Capital (investment). At the […]

  • Verizon Business and Visionable accelerate connected healthcare through new...
    on May 16, 2022 at 12:00 am

    Verizon Business has teamed up with a leading UK based health technology company, Visionable, alongside support from Capgemini and Juniper Networks to open a technology-led centre dedicated to accelerating the adoption of connected healthcare technology for patient-centric care. Based in Kent, this centre offers the chance for visitors to […]

  • How 5G is helping to deliver the perfect pint
    on May 16, 2022 at 12:00 am

    Whether CAMRA (Campaign for real ale) would approve is not entirely clear but Tommi Uitto, President of Mobile Networks at Nokia says their latest collaboration with University of Technology Sydney (UTS) is helping &quot…read more on TotalTele.com »

  • Enterprises need faster 5G upload speeds
    on May 13, 2022 at 12:00 am

    Research conducted by CELLSMART, a division of French managed services provider SmartCIC, has found that 5G upload speeds are in many cases insufficient to support data transfer for enterprise applications…read more on TotalTele.com »

  • Guidelines for residential Wi-Fi sensing published by the WBA
    on May 13, 2022 at 12:00 am

    Wi-Fi networks in the home are set to become more interactive after the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) published new deployment guidelines on Wi-Fi Sensing which will enable new applications and revenue streams in markets such as home security…read more on TotalTele.com »

  • Southern Cross, with Pioneer Consulting, announces provisional acceptance of the...
    on May 13, 2022 at 12:00 am

    Pioneer Consulting, the full-service submarine fiber optic telecommunications consulting and project management company, along with Southern Cross, announces that the Southern Cross NEXT submarine cable project has been granted Provisional Acceptance. The culmination of the submarine segments of the cable system marks the nearing completion of a […]

  • Connectivity in the APAC region set to be boosted by the SEA-H2X subsea system
    on May 13, 2022 at 12:00 am

    The new 5,000km SEA-H2X system will connect Hong Kong, Hainan, the Philippines, Thailand, East Malaysia, and Singapore. There will also be options to extend onwards to Vietnam…read more on TotalTele.com »