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…

Enea Launches Cloud-Native 4G/5G Unified Data Manager

The Cloud-Native Unified Data Manager Builds on a Software-Defined Approach to Manage and Monetize Data Enea launched the Enea Unified Data Manager, a hardware-agnostic, cloud-native network function for 4G and 5G data management. The software performs the 3GPP functions of Unified Data Management (UDM) in 5G networks and interoperates with any Home Subscriber Server (HSS) in 4G. The solution is a critical component in multi-vendor and multi-generation network architectures. Operators, who initially focused on the…

Accedian Takes EMEA Leadership to the Next Level, Solidifying Presence in the Region as 5G and Edge Opportunities Explode

Gerhard Auer Appointed to Lead the EMEA Region Based on Proven Excellence in Delivering Revenue-Generating Performance Management and Customer Experience Solutions Accedian, the leader in performance analytics and end user experience solutions, announced Gerhard Auer has joined the company as Vice President of Sales for EMEA and will lead the company's business in the region. Gerhard will capitalise on Accedian's continued growth in the region and will be responsible for bringing a strategic and unified focus to the…

KT Selects Amdocs CatalogONE Cloud-Native Solution to Rapidly Create and Launch New 5G Services

Solution Provides Operators the Business Agility to Quickly Introduce Differentiated 5G Use Cases and Shape New Connected Society Experiences Amdocs, a leading provider of software and services to communications and media companies, announced that KT Corporation, the largest quad-play service provider in South Korea, has started to upgrade and migrate their existing product catalog to Amdocs CatalogONE. This solution enables operators to create, deploy, test and launch new services at a much faster pace and quickly take…

AT&T and Deloitte to Explore the Future of Learning with 5G

AT&T* and Deloitte signed an agreement to bring 5G network connectivity and edge computing services to Deloitte University to help it transform the future of digital corporate learning and workplace collaboration. Deloitte University (DU) is a 700,000 sq. ft. leadership and learning center located near Dallas in Westlake, Texas. DU's learning programs are focused on developing the world's best leaders, often incorporating and relying on leading-edge technologies to help power their programs. Starting early next year,…

AT&T’s 5G Launch Means All Four Us Operators Now Sell 5G, Says GlobalData

Lynnette Luna, Principal Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: “All four nationwide operators in the US now offer 5G services to consumers, but these are still early days, and the service is primarily attractive to consumers who enjoy adopting the latest technology. We will see 5G launches and consumer adoption accelerate in 2020 with better coverage and more reasonably priced 5G smartphones, which, at this point, cost $900 and up. Marketing Technology News: Rakuten Marketing…

Vodafone Qatar Premieres the Region’s First 5G MiFi® Mobile Hotspot from Inseego

Vodafone Qatar, together with Inseego Corp., a pioneer in 5G and IoT device-to-cloud solutions, introduced the 5G MiFi M1100, the first commercially available 5G mobile hotspot in Qatar and the region. With this new 5G MiFi hotspot, Vodafone Qatar customers can enjoy the power of 5G on their existing phones and other devices even if they are not 5G-enabled. Priced at QR 1,999 the 5G MiFi M1100 is available now at all Vodafone Qatar stores. We’re bringing #5G to life all over the world with our secure MiFi mobile hotspots.…

AT&T Extends 5G Leadership Across the U.S.

Tens of Millions of People to Get AT&T 5G Network Coverage Soon with Nationwide 5G in 2020 AT&T* is putting the pieces in motion to bring 5G service to tens of millions of consumers and businesses this year, ahead of plans to offer nationwide 5G in the first half of 2020. Following our recent launch of AT&T Unlimited Extra and AT&T Unlimited Elite we are adding access to 5G service in these plans and will begin preorders for our first low-band 5G smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy Note10+ 5G, on Nov. 25.…

TCS Collaborates with Qualcomm to Launch New Innovation Hub to Develop Next-Gen AI Solutions with 5G

Tata Consultancy Services' Hub to Explore New Use-cases Across Industries That Help Enterprises Innovate Faster, Deliver Superior Customer Experiences and Generate New Revenue Streams Tata Consultancy Services (TCS),  a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, announced the launch of a first-of-its-kind Innovation Hub in Hyderabad, India. With support from Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., an industry leader in wireless technology, the new hub will be used to build domain-specific solutions…

Five Ways 5G Will Change Digital Advertising

Nine months ago, 5G was set to take the mobile and digital world by storm. Depending on who you ask, 5G could be a major boon for digital media, or the latest in a long line of tech developments hyped up way too soon (VR anybody?). 5G, the network that mobile data passes through, doesn’t have a set definition nor standards and tech specifications. But it’s generally agreed that 5G will make data uploads and downloads on mobile devices a whole lot faster. We’re talking about downloading a 3-hour movie via your wireless…

Mobile Advertising Needs More Than Just 5G

The mobile advertising market is booming – it’s expected to account for 43% of all media ad spend next year – and brands are actively trying to reach consumers engaging in daily mobile activities, from payments and bookings to communication and entertainment. This year, time spent on mobile devices will exceed the time spent watching TV and will reach an average of 3 hours 43 minutes per day, explaining the high demand for mobile advertising. As mobile continues to grow, advertisers can further develop techniques to…

Consumer 5G Monetized by Data-Centric Plans, Speed-Based Pricing and More4More Content Strategies, Says GlobalData

More than 40 telecom operators around the world have already launched commercial 5G services and many are in the starting blocks to go live with their 5G deployments by the end of 2019. Next year will also witness several launches in Europe and other parts of the world. With the growing popularity of 5G, telcos need to craft carefully their 5G go-to-market strategies in order to monetize the technology, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. GlobalData’s report, ‘5G Commercial Use Cases Update & Telco…

Samsung and IBM Bring 5G and AI-Powered Mobile Solutions on IBM Cloud for Enterprises

Joint Innovations Help Governments and Enterprises Improve Safety for First Responders, on Factory Floors and for Manufacturing Plant Workers Samsung Electronics and IBM announced at the Samsung Developer Conference, a new joint platform leveraging IBM Cloud and AI capabilities, and Samsung’s mobile offerings. The collaboration between the two companies brings together IBM’s capabilities with the Samsung Galaxy ecosystem for today’s enterprise customers. “The mobile industry is undergoing a dramatic transformation and…

5G, AR and Frictionless Commerce; Nielsen Illuminates Future of Retail and Consumer Packaged Goods

Nielsen reveals tech levers fueling such clients as P&G, envisions transformative retail and CPG change at the Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo Nielsen announced its predictions for 2020 and the decade ahead from Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo. Built on the most holistic and predictive view of consumer purchasing habits, Nielsen anticipates that 2020 will represent an inflection point for trust and transparency, 5G and time to purchase in the U.S. retail and consumer landscape. Nielsen's forward-looking vision is fueled by the…

ZTE Demonstrates the First 5G Slicing Store in Europe

ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the mobile internet, announced that it has partnered with Hutchison Drei Austria to demonstrate the first slicing store in Europe. It boasts the first end-to-end network slicing operation in the industry. In the 5G "Slicing Store", consumers or enterprise customers can select the predefined slice template and set the SLA parameters according to the characteristics of the user or…

AlefEdge leads conversation around 5G and the Edge Internet at MWC Los Angeles

Recently Named to the GSMA 100, AlefEdge Will Discuss How Operators and the Ecosystem Can Deploy and Monetize the Edge 5G is expected to be the focus of the upcoming GSMA Mobile World Congress in Los Angeles (October 22-24) and AlefEdge, the Edge Internet leader, will explain how the Edge Internet optimizes delivery economics for 5G applications and services. As discussed in Chetan Sharma’s most recent paper, Edge Internet: The Multi Trillion Dollar Opportunity, the Edge Internet is forecasted to create a $4.1 trillion…

Telenor to Pilot 5G on Top of the World

Telenor has launched the world’s northernmost 5G pilot on the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard, where new standard will be tested against the rigours of the Arctic climate. The pilot will launch on 20 October When 4G was introduced to Norway in 2012, residents of the Artic archipelago of Svalbard were among the first to test the technology. As the dawn of the 5G standard breaks, residents of the island community will again be among the first in the country to test the next generation network. “Extreme weather…

Nokia Celebrates Twelve Months of 5G Achievements

Nokia achieves 23 landmark 5G ‘firsts’ between September 2018 and September 2019 Espoo, Finland – Nokia is celebrating twelve months of 5G ‘firsts’: a milestone defined by 23 game-changing achievements in the field of 5G.      Over a twelve-month period that started on 6 September 2018 with the first over-the-air, end-to-end data transmission on a commercial 3GPP 5G New Radio network in partnership with Verizon, Nokia has gone forward to achieve an additional 22 5G firsts in six continents and in a wide range…

LG Uplus Leads 5G Service with AR, VR Features: Report

South Korea's mobile operator LG Uplus has adopted a successful differentiation strategy through its AR and VR service portfolio in the country's highly-competitive 5G race, according to a report by Strategy Analytics, a global consulting firm. The report, as a case study on the operator's 5G strategies and market execution, identified VR and AR services, which require higher download speeds compared to conventional video, as demonstrating the power of LG Uplus's new network and giving consumers reasons to upgrade. In…

5G Speed: Pisofttech Releases 360 Cloud Solution to Further Boost Panoramic Live Streaming

Shenzhen Pisoftware Technology officially announced the release of a new "360 Cloud Solution" for 8K panoramic live streaming. As the industry's first initiative, it will revolutionize the traditional panoramic live broadcast solutions. Meanwhile, the company signed a partnership agreement with Huawei Envision Hybrid Video at 2019 Huawei Connect Summit. A Solution Showing New Direction of 360/VR Live Streaming Pisofttech 360 Cloud Solution The requirement of complicated toolsets has…