Cellwize Launches Chime Platform, Accelerating 5G Networks for Mobile Network Operators

Cellwize's Cloud-based open RAN automation platform provides the flexibility and speed needed for the network of the future Cellwize Wireless Technologies Inc. (Cellwize), a global leader in mobile network automation and orchestration, announced its next generation RAN automation and orchestration platform, Cellwize Chime, enabling network operators to cost-effectively achieve the scale and agility required to accelerate the roll-out and improve maintenance of 5G networks while managing their legacy networks. For the…

Nordic Enterprises See 5G Networking as Boost for Internet of Things

ISG Provider Lens report sees Nordic companies, governments adopting IoT for smart buildings, connected cars and other uses Enterprises in the Nordic countries see the rollout of 5G mobile services, with their faster networking speeds, as a catalyst for the broader adoption of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, according to a new report published today by Information Services Group, a leading global technology research and advisory firm. The 2019 ISG Provider Lens IoT — Transformational Services, Technology, Solutions,…

HERE Unveils Geodata Models to Lower 5G Wireless Network Planning Costs and Accelerate Deployment

HERE, a location data and technology platform, today unveiled HERE Geodata Models to help accelerate the telecommunications industry’s planning and deployment of 5G wireless networks while reducing network planning operational expenses. HERE Geodata Models is a highly precise and scalable 3D digital representation of the buildings, trees and roadside objects (e.g. streetlights, utility poles, overpasses, billboards, etc.) making up the physical environment surrounding 5G antennas. The 3D digital representations provide 5G…

DNA Selects And Deploys Affirmed Networks As Foundation For New 5G NSA And SA Solution

Finnish Mobile Operator Deploys Affirmed's Virtualized Architecture for Fast, Reliable 5G Connectivity Capable of Delivering New Services and Rich Customer Experience to Residential and Enterprise Customers Affirmed Networks, the leader in the virtualization of mobile networks, announced that it has been selected by DNA, one of the leading telecommunications providers in Finland, to replace its legacy network infrastructure. Affirmed's fully virtualized, web-scale, cloud-native solution will serve as the foundation for all…

Samsung and Amdocs Partner to Accelerate Communications Service Providers’ Deployment of 5G Open Cloud Networks

Joint Initiative Combines Samsung 5G Network Solutions with Onap to Enable Communications Service Providers to Deploy and Monetize a Rich Set of Innovative Services Across an Open and Agile Ecosystem Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (Samsung) and Amdocs, a leading provider of software and services to communications and media companies, today announced multiple joint initiatives to accelerate communications service providers’ (CSP) journeys to open cloud networks that provide the freedom and agility necessary to innovate and…

Qualcomm and ZTE to Advance 5G Cloud Gaming on Live Networks

ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet,  announced a joint demonstration with Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated of 5G-powered cloud gaming on a live 5G network. The demonstration - which utilizes the cloud gaming solutions from Tencent Instant Play on 5G smartphones from OnePlus, Vivo, Xiaomi and ZTE - aims to demonstrate that console-quality mobile gaming experiences are…

Altiostar Closes $114 Million Round to Accelerate Open Cloud-Native 4G/5G Mobile Networks

Company Receives Investment from Rakuten, Qualcomm Ventures & Tech Mahindra Altiostar, the pioneer in open virtualized RAN (open vRAN) technology, announced that it has closed a $114 million Series C round of financing with Rakuten coming on board as an investor. In early 2018, Qualcomm Ventures LLC and Tech Mahindra also participated in the C-round as investors. This financing will be used to expand Altiostar's virtual RAN solution to encompass 4G and 5G products allowing telecom operators to build end-to-end…

Marvell to Acquire Inphi to Accelerate Growth and Leadership in Cloud and 5G

Marvell Technology Group, a leader in infrastructure semiconductor solutions has decided to acquire Inphi, a leader in high-speed data movement. Announced under a definitive agreement, Marvell will acquire Inphi in cash and stock transaction. The transaction consideration will comprise $66 in cash and 2.323 shares of stock of the combined company for each Inphi share. Upon completing the transaction, Marvell shareholders will own 83 percent of the combined company while Inphi stockholder will have 17 percent. In addition,…

Spectrum Evolution and VSatcast Accelerate NextGen TV Deployment Through Network Function Virtualization

Companies collaborate to deliver cloud-hosted ATSC 3.0 Broadcast Internet service Spectrum Evolution Inc. (SEI) and VSatcast Inc. (VSI) announce the successful implementation of the first "touchless deployment" of a Network Function Virtualization (NFV), cloud-hosted, Broadcast Internet service. This is a significant step in deploying the broadcast component of the 5G network and delivering broadband content and data services to home, office, and mobile end users on a one-to-everyone basis. Massive demand for video…

Hype or Just Normal: 5G Adoption and the Future of Connected TV and OTT

According to the global survey, 5G will start replacing the traditional broadcast distribution channels for TV Content like DTT and satellite within 1 to 2 years. Internet TV technology ecosystem is in a dynamic state of transition. Its future is heavily dependent on how quickly telecom service providers adopt 5G capabilities. According to the recent survey on the role of 5G and perceptions of broadcasters across the globe, Nevion found out that nearly 82% of the respondents agreed that 5G will “Eventually replace…

Nonvoice Partners With Bango to Accelerate 5G App Adoption

Bango, the mobile commerce company, announces that it has entered a Bango Marketplace partnership agreement with Nonvoice, the leading 5G app agency. Through the partnership, Nonvoice will accelerate the adoption and success of its network of 5G app developers. Nonvoice is the world’s first agency to focus on the opportunities for 5G apps, establishing new distribution channels and investment sources for innovative apps by providing access to its distribution network spanning North and South America, Asia, Africa and…

Parks Associates Announces CONNECTIONS Community, a Virtual Networking and Conference Experience

Research firm combines CONNECTIONS and CONNECTIONS Europe to create the premier connected home event community featuring virtual sessions, research data and analyst insights, and networking with smart home market leaders International research firm Parks Associates announced the launch of the CONNECTIONS Community, an online conference and networking experience focused on the connected home and IoT industries. The research firm will host six webinars on key topics, sharing its latest consumer data and insights,…

DISH Announces EVP, Network Development; Names New Retail Wireless and SLING TV Group Presidents

Dave Mayo joins wireless leadership team as EVP, Network Development Jeff Blum promoted to EVP, External and Legislative Affairs John Swieringa named Group President, Retail Wireless & COO Michael Schwimmer appointed Group President, SLING TV DISH Network Corporation announced an expansion of its senior leadership team to support and advance the company's wireless future. Industry veteran Dave Mayo has joined the team as EVP, Network Development, Jeff Blum has been promoted to EVP, External and Legislative Affairs,…

MATRIXX Announces Digital Transformation Assessment with Amazon Web Services to Help Communications Service Providers Monetize 5G

Assessment includes workshops to identify operator’s 5G transformation and enablement challenges, opportunities and cultural considerations MATRIXX Software, a member of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN), announced it is working with AWS to offer a Digital Transformation Assessment. The assessment includes a jumpstart workshop designed to help Communications Service Providers (CSPs) accelerate their digital journey, including the monetization of 5G services and improved customer experience. Marketing…

OPPO, Ericsson, and MediaTek Realize VoNR Voice and Video Calls to Bring High-quality 5G Experience to Users

The company ranks among TOP 5 2019 Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) by World Intellectual Property Organization OPPO announced that it has successfully conducted voice and video calls solely based on the next-generation 5G network, bringing high-quality 5G experience closer to reality. Partnering with Ericsson and MediaTek, the VoNR (Voice/Video on New Radio) calls were made on a modified commercial smartphone from OPPO. Featuring MediaTek's Dimensity 1000 series SoC using an end-to-end 5G Standalone (SA) network…

Verizon Buys BlueJeans to Open New Opportunities in 5G-Era of Remote Conferencing

Today, Verizon has announced it has struck a deal to acquire its rival, B2B Video Conferencing software company BlueJeans. The transactional details of the deal remain undisclosed at the time of this reporting. BlueJeans founders and key management team will join Verizon to lead the continued growth and innovation of the business. BlueJeans employees will become Verizon employees immediately following the close of the deal. In an official announcement, Verizon Business announced that BlueJeans Network will enable the…

TVU Networks releases the Mobile Live Solution – A More Flexible, Convenient, and Cost-Effective Way to Live Broadcast

The global health crisis caused by COVID-19 continues to escalate worldwide and has led many countries to declare a state of emergency, making it difficult for broadcasters to report on the news. During these times, TVU is providing a more flexible, convenient, and cost-effective way to nearly 1,000 media in over 30 countries, such as CNN, NTV, TV3, Bloomberg, ESPN, RTVE, CCTV, TVN ,etc. TVU Mobile Live Solution uses TVU's patented IS+ technology (Inverse Static Multiple Plus), which can integrate a smart device's …

ZTE Partners With Kddi to Unveil New 5G Smartphones in Japan

ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the mobile Internet, announced that it will unveil the new product series ZTE a1 in Japan, in cooperation with the leading local operator KDDI in 2020. The new 5G smartphone will be compatible with both SA and NSA modes, featuring 6.5-inch display, AI quad shooting system and a 32MP selfie camera. In the 5G era, the two parties will team up to develop…

STRATACACHE and MobiledgeX Announce a Transformational Partnership in 5G/Edge Computing Technology

The Companies will Bring Global Customers and Leading Telco Providers Scaled Content, Media and Application Delivery Solutions STRATACACHE announced a partnership with MobiledgeX, who is making edge computing widely accessible and easy to consume, to jointly develop advanced content, media and application delivery solutions for the automotive sector on a global scale. As the world continues to change with Industry 4.0 towards being more mobile and interconnected, operators and application developers face increasing…

Deloitte and Vlocity Announce New Joint 5G Media Solutions

Alliance to Accelerate Digital Transformation for Media & Entertainment Industry with Solutions Built on the Salesforce Platform Building on their existing alliance, Deloitte and Vlocity, Inc. today announced that together they will apply the strength of their portfolios to accelerate 5G adoption and digital transformation for the Media & Entertainment industry. Vlocity, a leading provider of industry-specific cloud software, will deliver cloud and mobile software that enables the potential of global 5G networks,…