Press Releases

Accenture acquires PrimeQ, further strengthening its Digital Transformation capabilities on Oracle Cloud

Accenture has acquired PrimeQ, one of Australia’s and New Zealand’s top Oracle Software as a Service (SaaS) Cloud implementation service providers. With the addition of PrimeQ, Accenture is now the largest Oracle Cloud systems integrator in the region. (more…)

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December 11, 2018

Posted by: Anasia D'mello

Altice Portugal and Huawei sign 5G partnership

Huawei has partnered with market-leading Telecommunications Operator Altice Portugal to sign a memorandum of understanding committing to the development and implementation of 5G services in Portugal. Under the plan, both companies will explore potential new and innovative applications using 5G technology in a live testing network environment. (more…)

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Sandvik and Nokia collaborate to deliver Industrial IoT to mining industry over LTE and 5G Networks

Continuing its focus on IoT solutions for the mining industry, Sandvik has signed an agreement with Nokia to further develop Sandvik solutions for private LTE (Long Term Evolution) and 5G technology. The Nokia Digital Automation Cloud (NDAC) platform offers pervasive connectivity enabling advanced applications, and will initially be implemented and tested in the Sandvik test mine in Tampere, Finland.

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December 10, 2018

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Swisscom optimises customer experience with Ericsson expert analytics

Ericsson has been selected by Swisscom, the largest telecommunications service provider in Switzerland, to enhance the consumer experience for its subscribers through deployment and integration of the Ericsson Expert Analytics solution into its existing big data ecosystem. (more…)

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Security Alarms & Co. selects Sierra Wireless IoT services for Arhub smart home security solution

Sierra Wireless, the provider of fully integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), announced that Security Alarms & Co, a Swiss developer of intelligent home security solutions, (more…)

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Sweden’s first 5G network is live at KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Telia Company, Ericsson and KTH Royal Institute of Technology launched a 5G network on the KTH campus in Stockholm that will serve as an innovation and research platform for the academia and partner companies. (more…)

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December 7, 2018

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Huawei CFO arrested in Canada ‘at US request’, while Ericsson is blamed for O2 UK and Japan network fails

WEEK IN TELCO IT – Mainstream media outlets have been dominated in the last 24 hours by two telecoms-related news stories. As Jeremy Cowan reports, the China-based network systems giant, Huawei is demanding the release from detention in Canada of its CFO. Meanwhile, network operator O2, (more…)

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Small businesses left in the dark over edge computing

Small businesses in the UK are falling behind their larger counterparts when it comes to the adoption of new technologies according to a new report, with just 38% of smaller companies making use of Edge computing systems compared to 60% of bigger businesses. (more…)

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December 6, 2018

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Mellanox Ethernet adapter facilitates high performance network solutions at Alibaba

Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., a supplier of high-performance, end-to-end smart interconnect solutions for data centre servers and storage systems, announced that its RDMA over Ethernet (RoCE) 25Gbps ConnectX network adapters have been successfully deployed in Alibaba Infrastructure Services’ production network. (more…)

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ETSI Open Source MANO announces release FIVE, 5G ready

ETSI is excited to announce the availability of OSM Release FIVE. This new Release is a huge step towards 5G network deployments and their end-to-end orchestration by telecom operators. In Release FIVE, OSM extends its orchestration capabilities beyond virtual domains, expanding them across transport networks; (more…)

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