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Vodafone and AST SpaceMobile Make History with First Space-Based 5G Voice Call

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone and AST SpaceMobile have achieved a groundbreaking milestone by completing the world’s first space-based 5G voice call. The successful call was made from Hawaii to a Vodafone engineer in Spain using a standard Samsung Galaxy S22 smartphone … Read the full press release

Telekom and RTL Deutschland Launch “5G Live Video Production” Service

(IN BRIEF) Telekom and RTL Deutschland have introduced the “5G Live Video Production” service, which enables stable broadcasting for live events using 5G standalone and network slicing technologies. This service allows TV teams to transmit live HD video streams reliably … Read the full press release

Ericsson and MTN Benin Collaborate to Recycle Over 123 Metric Tons of Electronic Waste

(IN BRIEF) Ericsson and MTN Benin have partnered to recycle end-of-life electronic and electrical equipment as part of Ericsson’s Product Take-Back Program. This collaboration has resulted in the collection, decommissioning, transportation, and recycling of more than 123 metric tons of … Read the full press release

Audi Collaborates with Vodafone on 5G Augmented Reality App for Premium Charging Experience

(IN BRIEF) Audi is enhancing the electric vehicle charging experience by partnering with Vodafone to develop an interactive augmented reality (AR) app at its Nuremberg charging hub. The charging hub provides premium amenities such as workstations, a meeting room, a … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom Launches “Campus Network Smart” in Collaboration with Microsoft

(IN BRIEF) Deutsche Telekom has introduced its “Campus Network Smart” solution, offering private 5G networks (5G campus networks) in collaboration with Microsoft. This cloud-based, pay-as-you-grow model aims to provide reliable, secure, and multi-site capable private networks for industrial use in … Read the full press release

Telekom Achieves 12 Gigabits Per Second Data Rate in Mobile Radio, Sets New World Record

(IN BRIEF) Telekom has established a new world record in mobile radio by achieving a data rate of 12 gigabits per second during tests in Alzey. This impressive data speed and bandwidth, up to twelve times higher than current 5G … Read the full press release

Airbus OneSat: A Transformative Satellite Solution for Thaicom

(IN BRIEF) Thaicom, a leading Asian satellite operator, has chosen Airbus to develop its cutting-edge software-defined high throughput satellite. Airbus will provide Thaicom with a fully reconfigurable OneSat satellite, capable of dynamically adjusting its coverage, capacity, and frequency. Positioned at … Read the full press release

Vodafone and Ericsson Trial 5G Standalone Network for Enhanced Mobile Gaming Experience

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone and Ericsson conducted a live network trial at Coventry University to assess the impact of a 5G Standalone network on mobile gaming. The trial involved gamers playing cloud-based games on smartphones under two connectivity scenarios: on the … Read the full press release

T-Systems Data Center in Biere Receives European Code of Conduct Award for Energy Efficiency

(IN BRIEF) The European Commission has honored the T-Systems data center in Biere, near Magdeburg, with the European Code of Conduct Award. Among 120 companies considered, the award recognizes data centers that have significantly reduced their energy consumption. The assessment … Read the full press release

T-Mobile US Announces $19 Billion Shareholder Return Program and Dividend Increase Plans

(IN BRIEF) T-Mobile US has announced a second phase of its shareholder return program, allocating up to $19 billion for the period from Q4 2023 to the end of 2024. This program includes quarterly dividends totaling approximately $3.75 billion, beginning … Read the full press release

Kärcher Partners with Deutsche Telekom to Launch IoT-Connected Autonomous Cleaning Robot for Global Market

(IN BRIEF) Kärcher, a renowned cleaning technology provider, has integrated its autonomous robot scrubber drier, Kira B 50, into the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem in collaboration with Deutsche Telekom. The partnership empowers Kärcher to offer its smart cleaning solutions … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom Launches #ShareWithCare Campaign to Raise Awareness about Online Child Privacy

(IN BRIEF) Deutsche Telekom’s #ShareWithCare awareness campaign has initiated a global discussion on the sharing of children’s photos online. The campaign features a deepfake video titled “A Message from Ella,” which highlights the issue of “sharenting” – the practice of … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom Collaborates on Multi-Vendor Open RAN Trial for Disaggregated Networks

(IN BRIEF) Deutsche Telekom reaffirms its commitment to Open RAN development by unveiling a multi-vendor trial focused on programmable radio access networks (RANs). The initiative showcases the potential of the Non-RT RIC (Real-Time Intelligent Controller) and rApp (RAN Application) concept … Read the full press release

Swisscom Launches New IT Security Services for Small SMEs, Bolstering Protection Against Phishing and Cyber Threats

(IN BRIEF) Swisscom has introduced two new IT security services, Secure Internet Traffic and Mail Security, aimed at providing advanced protection from phishing and enhancing cybersecurity for small SMEs. These cloud security solutions were previously available to larger enterprise customers … Read the full press release

Ericsson Supplies 5G Test Network Infrastructure to Strengthen German Telecommunications Network Security

(IN BRIEF) Ericsson has provided the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) with a comprehensive 5G test network infrastructure for its 5G/6G Security Lab TEMIS (Test Environment for Mobile Infrastructure Security). This initiative aims to enhance the security of … Read the full press release

Vodafone and Keysight Release Handbook to Foster Open RAN Testing and Collaboration with Network Vendors

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone and Keysight Technologies have released a comprehensive handbook to assist vendors in testing new Open Radio Access Network (RAN) software and hardware. The handbook is designed to guide network operators and vendors of all sizes through the … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom Elevates 5G Network with Fiber Optic Connections and Advanced Technology for Enhanced Mobile Experiences

(IN BRIEF) Deutsche Telekom has achieved significant progress in advancing its mobile network infrastructure for enhanced 5G experiences. With 83% of all 5G mobile sites connected via fiber optics, the company is ensuring faster and more reliable mobile data traffic. … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom Introduces Fairphone 5: A Sustainable and Ethical Smartphone Promoting Durability and Environmental Responsibility

(IN BRIEF) Deutsche Telekom has introduced the Fairphone 5, the latest addition to the Fairphone family, emphasizing environmental sustainability and ethical responsibility. Available for pre-order and set to be delivered from September 14, the Fairphone 5 features an eight-core processor, … Read the full press release

Ericsson Receives Google Cloud’s 2023 Partner Award for Transformative Telecommunications Innovation

(IN BRIEF) Ericsson has been awarded the 2023 Google Cloud Industry Solution Technology Partner of the Year Award for Telecommunications. The recognition stems from Ericsson’s innovative integration of its 5G portfolio with Google Cloud technology. The collaboration between Ericsson and … Read the full press release

Ericsson, AWS, and Hitachi Demonstrate 5G and AI’s Impact on Manufacturing Efficiency

(IN BRIEF) Technology giants Ericsson, Amazon Web Services (AWS), and Hitachi America R&D have collaborated to showcase the transformative potential of existing 5G, artificial intelligence (AI), and automation solutions in manufacturing. A private 5G infrastructure trial was conducted at Hitachi … Read the full press release

Enhancing Port Logistics: EUROGATE and Deutsche Telekom Collaborate on Innovative 5G Campus Networks

(IN BRIEF) EUROGATE, a major container terminal operator in Europe, has joined forces with Deutsche Telekom to establish three advanced 5G campus networks at key ports. This collaboration aims to digitally transform port logistics operations by improving mobile coverage and … Read the full press release

Exclusive: Jayda G’s Virtual DJ Gig Comes to Life in Roblox’s ‘Floating Forest’ by Telekom Electronic Beats

(IN BRIEF) TEB, a part of Deutsche Telekom’s “Summer of Joy, Youth & Freedom” campaign, has introduced “Floating Forest” in Roblox’s virtual club, Beatland, on August 28th. This innovative addition offers users a combination of gaming and music, featuring an … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V. announces that its Belgian affiliated companies are moving ahead with their operations

Digi Communications N.V. announces the amendment of the Company’s 2023 financial calendar

(IN BRIEF) Digi Communications N.V., a European telecommunications company, has announced that its Belgian affiliated companies, Digi Communications Belgium N.V. and InSky N.V., have reached wholesale agreements with Proximus Plc, a major Belgian operator. These agreements grant the Belgian companies … Read the full press release

Verizon, Ericsson, and MediaTek Achieve Successful Data and Voice Sessions on 5G Network with New RedCap Technology

(IN BRIEF) Verizon, in collaboration with Ericsson and MediaTek, has achieved successful data and voice sessions over its 5G network using Ericsson’s new RedCap compatible software and MediaTek’s RedCap testing platform. This breakthrough technology, referred to as NR light functionality, … Read the full press release

Ericsson Continues to Empower African Talent with Latest Intake of Graduates in Kenya

(IN BRIEF) Ericsson has introduced a new group of graduates into its Graduate Program in Africa, consisting of 7 individuals who joined the company in July 2023. The program, spanning roles in Engineering, Information Technology, Artificial Intelligence, and Strategy and … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V. announces the availability of the instruction regarding the payment of share dividend for the 2022 financial year

Digi Communications N.V. announces the amendment of the Company’s 2023 financial calendar

(IN BRIEF) Digi Communications N.V. has announced the availability of detailed instructions for the payment of a share dividend for the 2022 financial year. The dividend amounts to 1 leu per share and was approved during the Company’s Ordinary General … Read the full press release

Ericsson’s Graduate Program Welcomes Fresh Cohort in Nigeria, Aiming to Drive Innovation and Digital Transformation in Africa

(IN BRIEF) Ericsson has introduced a new group of graduates in Nigeria as part of its ongoing Graduate Program in Africa. This program offers opportunities for graduates to explore roles in various fields including Engineering, Information Technology, Artificial Intelligence, and … Read the full press release

Vodafone’s 5G Boosts Fan Experience and Elevates Irish Rugby Team’s Performance Ahead of World Cup

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone’s 5G technology is being harnessed to enhance the fan experience and improve the performance of the Irish Rugby team. The 5G Stadium App, developed by Immersiv and using Vodafone’s 5G network, offers augmented reality, live performance tracking, … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom Joins Forces with UEFA EURO 2024™ for a Comprehensive Partnership Across Connectivity, Sponsorship, and Media Rights

(IN BRIEF) Deutsche Telekom has established a three-pillar partnership with UEFA EURO 2024™, becoming an official partner in the areas of telecommunication services, sponsorship, and media rights. The partnership involves several initiatives to enhance the fan experience and connectivity during … Read the full press release

Ericsson and Vodafone’s 5G Trial Enhances Mobile Gaming Experience Through Network Slicing

(IN BRIEF) Ericsson and Vodafone have conducted a successful live network trial at Coventry University to showcase the positive impact of optimized 5G Standalone network slicing on enhancing the mobile gaming experience. Using network slicing, trial participants experienced improved gaming … Read the full press release

Ericsson and RMIT Launch AI Lab in Hanoi, Accelerating Industry 4.0 and Digital Transformation in Vietnam

(IN BRIEF) Ericsson and RMIT University have partnered to establish the RMIT & Ericsson AI Lab at RMIT’s campus in Hanoi, Vietnam. This collaboration builds on their existing 5G education partnership, aiming to educate Vietnamese students about 5G and emerging … Read the full press release

Telstra and Ericsson Lead the Way: Australia’s First Voice over New Radio Call Marks Evolution of 5G with RedCap Software

(IN BRIEF) Telstra and Ericsson have achieved Australia’s first implementation and validation of the next evolution of 5G technology, utilizing Ericsson’s pre-commercial Reduced Capability (RedCap) software on Telstra’s 5G commercial network. They conducted a Voice over New Radio (VoNR) call … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V. announces the availability of the 2022 Annual Report

(PRESS RELEASE) BUCHAREST, Romania, 18-Aug-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications N.V. (“Digi” or the “Company”) informs the market about the availability of the 2022 Annual Report which was approved by the Company’s Ordinary General Shareholders Meeting, which was held on … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V. announces the general shareholders’ meeting resolutions from 18 August 2023 approving amongst others, the 2022 Annual Accounts

Digi Communications N.V. announces the amendment of the Company’s 2023 financial calendar

(IN BRIEF) Digi Communications N.V. successfully convened its general shareholders’ meeting on August 18, 2023, with 74.03% of total voting shares represented. Notable decisions included the adoption of the 2022 Annual Accounts, approval of a gross dividend of 1 RON … Read the full press release

Ericsson’s Innovative Carrier Aggregation Achieves 5.7Gbps Data Throughput Using FDD and TDD Spectrum Combination

(IN BRIEF) Ericsson has achieved a successful data call using a combination of three Frequency Division Duplex (FDD) bands and three Time Division Duplex (TDD) bands in the sub-6GHz range. This carrier aggregation testing was conducted in an Ericsson lab … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom Launches Affordable 5G T Tablet to Drive Digital Learning and Expand Network Accessibility

(IN BRIEF) Deutsche Telekom is intensifying its commitment to expand 5G coverage across Europe by launching the new T Tablet, priced at 1 euro when paired with a Magenta Mobile or Data plan. Without a plan, the tablet costs 219 … Read the full press release

T-Systems Earns High Acclaim in ISG’s Google Cloud Partner Ecosystem Report for Excellence and Sovereign Cloud Innovations

(IN BRIEF) T-Systems’ capabilities in Google Cloud services have been recognized by ISG (Information Services Group) through its Provider Lens benchmark report. T-Systems received “Leader” status for managed services and “Rising Star” status for implementation and integration services within the … Read the full press release

Ericsson Recognized as Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion in The Disability Equality Index®

(IN BRIEF) Ericsson, a global telecommunications company, has been named a “Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion” in The Disability Equality Index® (DEI), a benchmarking tool measuring disability workplace inclusion. The DEI is a collaboration between the American Association … Read the full press release

TPG Telecom Collaborates with Ericsson to Boost Network Performance Using AI-Powered Analytics Solution

(IN BRIEF) TPG Telecom and Ericsson have entered into a multi-year agreement to introduce an innovative cloud-native and AI-powered analytics solution for enhancing mobile network performance. This solution is designed to offer TPG Telecom’s teams an in-depth understanding of individual … Read the full press release