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Blippar Accelerates International Growth With New Senior Leadership Hires

Blippar appoints Emma Witkowski as VP Sales, North America and Steve Doyle as UK Sales Director Blippar, the leading Augmented Reality (AR) technology company, has announced the appointments of Emma Witkowski as VP Sales, North America and Steve Doyle as UK Sales Director, to further expand its senior leadership team and accelerate the company’s global growth strategy. Emma WitkowskiA seasoned media executive, Emma has worked with some of the industry’s biggest agencies and brands over the past 20 years including…

US Cloud Gaming Market Stands to Generate Nearly $3 Billion in Annual Subscription Revenue

Consumer research explores consumer interest in cloud gaming and online gaming services New research from Parks Associates finds the US cloud gaming market could generate nearly $3 billion in annual subscription revenue, as 30% of US broadband households currently express interest in this service. The research, in Cloud Gaming Demand and Preferences, reports 74% of US broadband households play video games for at least one hour per week. Gamers play for an average of 22 hours per week, a number skewed towards heavy gamers,…

Broadcasters Optimistic About 5G’s Role in Improving TV Viewing Experience

New survey finds 92% of broadcasters expect to adopt 5G within two years A global poll of broadcasters conducted by OnePoll on behalf of Nevion, the architects of virtualized media production, has found that over a third (39%) of respondents expect their organization will be ready to adopt 5G within a year, while a further 53% believe they will be able to do so within the following year. The survey found that 94% of broadcasters think that their country has the infrastructure ready to adopt 5G. Yet, despite this…

Maxar to Build Four 1300-class Geostationary Communications Satellites for Intelsat

Maxar Technologies, a trusted partner and innovator in Earth Intelligence and Space Infrastructure, announced it will build four geostationary communications satellites for satellite operator Intelsat. The contract was previously disclosed with Maxar’s 2020 first quarter results. Intelsat ordered the satellites to transition its existing media distribution and contribution services–uninterrupted–from the 3.7 to 4.0 gigahertz portion of the C-band, to the 4.0 to 4.2 gigahertz portion of the band as part of the U.S. Federal…

AT&T Selects Salesforce to Accelerate its Customer Experience Vision

AT&T and Salesforce announced a multi-year strategic agreement to deliver entirely new connected experiences for AT&T’s millions of customers. AT&T will deploy Salesforce Customer 360 to create a single view of every customer across every touchpoint—whether it happens in person at a storefront, over the phone, in a business setting or on any AT&T digital property. The announcement is part of AT&T’s broader transformation to accelerate momentum in wireless, 5G, fiber-fed broadband and software-delivered…

Accedian, New Context, and Savari Provide Assured and Secured Communications Foundation for Next Generation of Smart Infrastructure

Accedian, a leader in performance analytics, cybersecurity threat detection, and end user experience solutions, New Context, a leader in digital transformation for infrastructure security, and Savari, the pioneer of vehicle-to-everything (V2X) communications technology for smart infrastructure, today announced a strategic partnership to foster and promote economic security and prosperity for next-generation smart infrastructure. This alliance is mobilized to connect countless sensors, applications, autonomous cars, and…

iQIYI Partners with MediaTek to Provide AV1-powered Ultra HD Streaming Experience in 5G Era

iQIYI Inc., an innovative market-leading online entertainment service in China, announced that it has forged a partnership (the "Partnership") with the global fabless semiconductor company MediaTek to support the AOMedia Video Codec 1.0 ("AV1") video coding technology on Android devices through MediaTek Dimensity 1000 5G SoC series, becoming the first company in China to deliver the AV1 stream. The partnership will enable both sides to jointly promote the application of AV1 technology. In the future, iQIYI users will be able…

Manx Telecom Inks 5 Year SaaS Deal With Cerillion

Cerillion (AIM: CER), an innovator in digital monetisation and customer management solutions, announced a major contract extension with Manx Telecom, which will see them upgrade to Cerillion 8 and move to a new Software-as-a-Service agreement based on Cerillion’s Evergreen Software Model, including five years of support and maintenance. The Cerillion solution will be implemented on a new private cloud platform, providing the ideal balance between flexibility and control, and benefitting from the latest virtualisation and…

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…

Nokia Publishes People & Planet Report 2019 as It Looks to Keep People Connected Through the Pandemic

Nokia publishes People & Planet Report 2019 as it looks to keep people connected through the pandemic Nokia has today published its annual sustainability report, covering the company’s sustainability performance in 2019 and focusing on four priority areas: improving people's lives with technology, climate, conducting business with integrity, and people. The publication of Nokia’s People & Planet Report 2019  coincides with the COVID-19 pandemic. With entire countries in lockdown, and people asked to stop or…

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…

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…

StarHub Partners with MATRIXX Software to Build giga!

Singapore’s First-Ever Fully Digital Mobile Service Built to Cater to the Unique Needs of Millennials MATRIXX Software, an innovation powerhouse committed to transforming global commerce, today announced that StarHub Ltd., a leading telecommunications provider in Singapore, selected the MATRIXX Digital Commerce Platform for giga!. Giga! is Singapore’s first-ever fully digital mobile service brand designed to meet the unique needs of the country’s 1.2 million millennials. Marketing Technology News: Smith.ai Improves…

Raydiant Releases Virtual Room With Support From T-Mobile to Help Industries Adjust

As the world makes a dramatic shift towards working and learning remotely, the cloud-based, dynamic display platform provider Raydiant has teamed up with major industry players to provide an affordable, convenient turnkey solution for organizations of all sizes. Virtual Room is a lightweight alternative to a video conference room system at a fraction of the price. Featuring cloud-based software and plug-and-play setup, it's faster, more convenient, and easier to use than most video conferencing solutions. Marketing…

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…

KRONOS ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES Inc Announces Integration with Shopify eCommerce Platform

KRONOS ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES, Inc., a product development and production company that has significantly changed the way air is moved, filtered and sterilized announced the integration with Shopify, a leading eCommerce platform powering over one million merchants across 175 countries. The new shopping site will allow KNOS to utilize the unified platform for integrating all commerce channels with the Company’s business systems and supply chain network management. Marketing Technology News: Reputation.com Welcomes Rebecca…

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…

Acting in a Millisecond: How Brands Can Harness the Speed and Power of 5G

The global rollout of 5G will usher in a new age of connectivity. With speeds a hundred times faster than 4G technology and significantly reduced latency, 5G will be the single biggest opportunity—and challenge—for brands in 2020. The 5G conversation up to this point has been largely led by telecom companies like AT&T, Nokia, and Huawei. Marketers have talked about the power of IoT and connected devices, the benefits for autonomous vehicles, and the new potential of AR and VR. While many of us can’t agree on what…

Consumers Are Intrigued By 5G, But Need More Than Just Speed Reveals Research From MATRIXX Software

Consumers want more than just another G: more flexible pricing, expanded digital engagement and customer-centricity are imperative to achieve 5G success MATRIXX Software, an innovation powerhouse committed to transforming global commerce, released the results of a consumer and operator research study. The findings reveal that the benefits of 5G are not widely understood by consumers and that communication service providers (CSPs) will need to solve existing pain-points and entice customers with new experiences to…

Google Cloud Unveils Strategy for Telecommunications Industry, Announces New Solutions, Customers, and Partners

Unveils Global Mobile Edge Cloud strategy for accelerating 5G monetization Google Cloud announced a comprehensive new strategy to help telecommunications companies digitally transform. Google Cloud's strategy focuses on three key business outcomes for telecommunications companies: monetizing 5G as a business services platform, engaging customers with data-driven experiences, and improving operational efficiency across telecom core systems. "Rapid technology advancements are impacting the telecommunications industry,…