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Singtel presents Assured+ IoT solution at MWC 2017

Telecom operator Singtel has presented its Assured+ IoT solution (Assured+), as part of its IoT strategy, at Mobile World Congress 2017. Assured+ IoT solution, jointly developed by Singtel and Ericsson, will support eldercare, connected cars...
Cisco ASR 9000

Ericsson and Cisco in IP network deal with Korek Telecom

Korek Telecom, a mobile operator in Iraq, has selected Ericsson and Cisco to deploy new IP core network sites and optimize existing ones. Integrated solutions based on Ericsson services and Cisco ASR 9000 routers will...
Sunil Mittal at MWC 2017

Airtel’s Sunil Mittal: telecoms to offer better data plans to counter Jio

Bharti Airtel chairman Sunil Mittal on Tuesday said the telecom industry will soon come up with more aggressive data plans to take on Reliance Jio's disruptive 4G offers. "Tariffs that they (Jio) have announced are still very...
ZTE Pre5G TDD Massive MIMO 2.0

ZTE Pre5G TDD Massive MIMO 2.0 clocked 2.1Gbps single-site peak rate

Telecom equipment and software maker ZTE Corporation announced its Pre5G TDD Massive MIMO 2.0 product has reached 2.1Gbps setting a new single-site peak rate record at a demonstration at the Mobile World Congress (MWC...
Cellular for IoT

China Mobile trials Connected Factory using Cellular IoT

China Mobile and Ericsson have shared outcomes of its ongoing Connected Factory trial using Cellular IoT for Industry 4.0 working with Intel. Ericsson conducted the trial, featuring a connected screwdriver among other tools, at Ericsson...
China Unicom deploys Ericsson Radio Dot

China Unicom taps Ericsson Radio Dot System to up indoor coverage

China Unicom has deployed Ericsson Radio Dot System to enhance indoor mobile connectivity in Beijing. Ericsson has deployed the Radio Dot System, a leading indoor coverage solution, in 500 buildings in the space of three...
Samsung and Jio

Samsung in 4G network expansion deal with Reliance Jio

Samsung on Tuesday announced its innovative I&G (Infill & Growth) Project for Reliance Jio Infocomm to expand both the current 4G network capacity as well as network coverage. Earlier today, Cisco announced its IP network...
Huawei Technologies at MWC 2017

Huawei reveals benefits from indoor mobile broadband coverage solution

Telecom equipment and software maker Huawei has launched LampSite 3.0 for enhancing indoor mobile broadband coverage. The latest version of LampSite 3.0 supports innovative technologies including flexible multicarrier aggregation, distributed MIMO, and 256QAM and 5G...
Mobile money services

GSMA: mobile money accounts hit half a billion in 2016

Telecom industry body GSMA said there are more than half a billion registered mobile money accounts in 92 countries in 2016. Nearly 174 million mobile money accounts are active on a 90 day basis. There...
AT&T Mall antenna

AT&T demos VoLTE call for Internet of Things with Ericsson, Qualcomm

Telecom operator AT&T has demonstrated VoLTE call for Internet of Things (IoT) with Ericsson and chipset major Qualcomm Technologies. The demonstration of Voice over LTE – at MWC 2017 -- using Qualcomm’s MDM9206 LTE modem...
Juniper Networks India

Juniper Networks in SDN deal with Vodafone

Juniper Networks today announced its software-defined networking (SDN) deal with Vodafone for supplying its Contrail Networking SDN solution. The technology will help enable innovative, user-driven, flexible business services for Vodafone's customers. Contrail Networking SDN solution automates and orchestrates...

Viavi inks 5G testing deal with telecom operator KT

Test and measurement company Viavi Solutions announced its 5G testing deal with telecom operator KT for supplying xSIGHT Customer Experience Assurance (CEA) platform to support the development of innovative network technologies and services. ALSO READ: Live...
Cable Rider ZPH analyzer

Rohde & Schwarz Cable Rider ZPH analyzer reduces test time

Test and measurement company Rohde & Schwarz has introduced R&S Cable Rider ZPH cable and antenna analyzer – promising to cut test time during installation and maintenance for infrastructure manufacturers and network operators. R&S Cable...
Vodafone customer with smartphone

Cisco inks telecom deals with Vodafone, STC and Telstra

US-based networking major Cisco announced its recent association with telecom operators such as Telstra, Vodafone and Saudi Telecom Company (STC) -- at MWC 2017. ALSO READ: Live news from Mobile World Congress 2017 Vodafone Cisco has worked with...
Cisco technology at MWC 2017

Cisco signs IP network deal with Reliance Jio for capacity expansion

Enterprise networking major Cisco today announced its all-IP converged network deal with Reliance Jio Infocomm for expanding Jio’s existing multi-terabit capacity. ALSO READ: Live news from Mobile World Congress 2017 Reliance Jio, a telecom venture promoted by...
Wei Feng, CMO of Huawei's Network Product Line

Huawei releases CloudMetro for telecoms digital transformation

Huawei has released its CloudMetro solution to help telecom operators to accelerate their digital transformation and business success. CloudMetro allows metro networks to utilize cloud technology to enable resource pooling, service agility, operation automation and...



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