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Telecom Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Inmarsat commissioned research reveals that agritech companies lack the staff and skills needed to take advantage of IoT solutions

New research finds that over 60% of agritech businesses need additional skilled employees to take full advantage of opportunities offered by IoT LONDON, 18-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The potential for Internet of Things (IoT) technology to drive innovation, efficiency, and increased … Read the full press release

Telekom Slovenije upgrades its 4th generation mobile network with 4G+ technology; expands fiber optics network

LJUBLJANA, 15-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Telekom Slovenije continues to upgrade the capabilities and performance of its fixed and mobile networks. This year Telekom Slovenije began actively upgrading its 4th generation mobile network with 4G+ technology (LTE-Advanced), and continues with the … Read the full press release

Orange: Pickle TV is the link between the world of TV and the Internet; available on smartphones, tablets, TV

PARIS, 11-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — From today (10/01/2018), Orange offers its TV and mobile customers the unique and innovative Pickle TV offer. Available on all screens for €4.99 per month, without commitment, this offer aggregates different content for the curious and … Read the full press release

Telekom Fashion Fusion & Lufthansa FlyingLab: Flight experience of tomorrow: Three prototypes will be presented and tested on board a Lufthansa Airbus A380

More individualized flight experience and increased passenger comfort Prototype test in Lufthansa FlyingLab Lufthansa and Deutsche Telekom extend collaboration with finalists BONN, 10-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The future of flying starts now: over a period of several months, the finalists of … Read the full press release

Saab unveils fixed-panel configuration of its existing and delivered AESA radar family

Defence and security company Saab has introduced the Sea Giraffe 4A Fixed Face (FF), a fixed-panel configuration of Saab’s existing and delivered active electrically scanned array, AESA, radar family. STOCKHOLM, 03-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The radar is a derivative of Saab’s … Read the full press release

Telekom Slovenije tests Narrowband-IoT standardized technology

LJUBLJANA, 02-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Telekom Slovenije has successfully completed testing the Narrowband-IoT standardized technology. This is a low-power network technology that utilizes the existing infrastructure. It designed for effective communication of mass-distributed devices (up to 50,000 devices per network … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom new Board of Management members: Dirk Wössner as Board Member for Germany and Adel Al-Saleh to lead corporate customer arm T-Systems

Dirk Wössner will take over as Board Member for Germany Adel Al-Saleh will lead the corporate customer arm T-Systems Simone Thiäner will become the new Director of Human Resources at Telekom Deutschland BONN, 29-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On January 1, 2018, … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom passed the 40,000 km mark of optical fiber installed in 2017

More than 2.5 million new VDSL households 40,000 kilometers of optical fiber installed Potential for even faster broadband expansion in 2018 455,000 km of optical fiber already laid in Germany BONN, 29-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Telekom is driving the broadband … Read the full press release

Thales: The 4th batch of Iridium NEXT satellites launched by Space X from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California

The Iridium NEXT Constellation now has 40 communications satellites in orbit. CANNES, 28-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The fourth batch of Iridium NEXT satellites, built by Thales Alenia Space, has been successfully launched by Space X from Vandenberg Air Force Base … Read the full press release

UK mobile operator EE switched on eight new superfast 4G mobile sites in the Galloway and West Dumfries area

LONDON, 27-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — EE, the UK’s largest mobile operator and part of the BT Group, today switched on eight new superfast 4G mobile sites in the Galloway and West Dumfries area. The new sites provide 4G to large sections … Read the full press release

NIB provides EUR 187 million to Ericsson for the development of 5G mobile technology

HELSINKI, 26-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — NIB and the Swedish telecom company Ericsson have signed a 5.5–year loan agreement totalling USD 220 million (EUR 187 million) for financing a research programme for the development of 5G mobile technology. The loan will finance … Read the full press release

DIF Core Infrastructure Fund I and Infravia sell Infravia’s 55% stake in the French fiber company ADTIM

PARIS, 20-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — DIF Core Infrastructure Fund I (“DIF CIF I”) and Infravia are pleased to announce that they have completed the sale of Infravia’s 55% stake in the French fiber company ADTIM. ADTIM operates a wholesale telecom network … Read the full press release

Airbus CyberSecurity Predictions for 2018: Social media security; Wireless; Encryption;

LONDON, 18-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers at Airbus’ external Cyber Security business have compiled their top technology predictions for 2018, based on trends identified at its Security Operations Centres in France, UK and Germany during 2017. Prediction 1: A lack of … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom and EWE to expand its fiber-optic network

Joint venture to invest up to two billion euros Over a million private households to be directly connected to the fiber-optic network Customers will have a free choice of providers BONN, 15-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A major step toward the gigabit society is … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom achieved top marks in 2017 mobile communications tests in Europe

Deutsche Telekom stands for best LTE network quality in Europe Results are proved by independent tests for voice and data quality BONN, 15-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In 2017 mobile communications tests, Deutsche Telekom achieved top marks – not only in Germany, but also … Read the full press release

Cloud: Royal KPN N.V completes the acquisition of QSight IT Holding B.V

The HAGUE, 12-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today, Royal KPN N.V. (“KPN”) announces that it has completed the acquisition of QSight IT Holding B.V. (“QSight IT”), which was announced on 3 October 2017. This follows regulatory approval by the ACM on … Read the full press release

MBNL extends network managed services contract with Ericsson

Network-sharing joint venture between Three and EE extends network managed services contract for a further two years from June 2018 to May 2020 Ericsson remains responsible for central operations, network performance and optimization, field services and multi-vendor spare parts management … Read the full press release

Vasyl Latsanych appointed Chief Executive Officer of VEON Russian operations

AMSTERDAM, 29-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a leading global provider of connectivity and internet services headquartered in Amsterdam and serving more than 235 million customers, is pleased to announce the appointment of Vasyl Latsanych as … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä to lead the shipping industry’s transformation towards a Smart Marine Ecosystem

HELSINKI, 27-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The smart technology group Wärtsilä is at the forefront of harnessing the changes taking place in the shipping industry to deliver value and optimisation for its customers. By orchestrating these developments through the use of high … Read the full press release

Alliance News riceve un investimento strategico da parte di PA Group e dpa per sostenere l’espansione nell’area EMEA

LONDRA, 21-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Alliance News – agenzia stampa leader nella fornitura di notizie in tempo reale sul mondo azionario per investitori e professionisti della finanza – ha ricevuto un investimento da due delle più importanti aziende media europee … Read the full press release

Kapsch CarrierCom and Opanga Networks delivers and implements Software Enabled Network Densification solution for Hrvatski Telekom in Croatia

Kapsch CarrierCom and Opanga Networks announce their continued successes with Software Enabled Network Densification deployments in Europe with a nationwide deployment for Hrvatski Telekom in Croatia. Vienna/Zagreb, 20-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — “The Network Densification solution developed by Opanga and delivered … Read the full press release

The standalone tower businesses of Vodafone India and Idea Cellular sold to ATC Telecom Infrastructure Private Limited for US$1.2 billion

LONDON, 14-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone India and Idea Cellular Limited (“Idea”)[1] have separately agreed to sell their respective standalone tower businesses in India to ATC Telecom Infrastructure Private Limited (“ATC TIPL”, formerly Viom)[2] for an aggregate enterprise value of … Read the full press release

Simone Thiäner to succeed Martin Seiler as Director of Human Resources at Telekom Deutschland

BONN, 14-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Supervisory Board of Telekom Deutschland GmbH has appointed Simone Thiäner as the new Director of Human Resources. As of January 1, 2018, the 45-year-old will take over the reins from Martin Seiler, who will become … Read the full press release

Smart cities: Deutsche Telekom to establish European Smart Solutions Center (ESC) in Budapest

Launch of Hungary-based European Smart Solutions Center streamlines Smart City expertise and activities Attractive WiFi solution for EU-sponsored Smart City initiative Wifi4EU Intuitive Mayor’s Dashboard provides easy access and control of implemented Smart City solutions; tracks data in real-time BONN, … Read the full press release

Swisscom selects Ericsson to deploy nationwide Gigabit LTE from 2018, and 5G from 2020

Swisscom and Ericsson reaffirm their long-standing, strategic partnership by continuing to drive innovation in Gigabit LTE and 5G Ericsson to provide complete digital transformation of Swisscom’s network to nationwide Gigabit LTE and deployment of 5G Transformation includes the deployment of … Read the full press release

Warwick Luxury & Innovation Hub: iPhone X represents Apple’s second attempt at the ‘new luxury’ market

COVENTRY, 06-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Qing Wang, Professor of Marketing & Innovation and Co-Director of the Warwick Luxury & Innovation Hub, believes Apple’s new £1,000 phone is its second attempt at moving into the ‘new luxury’ market and is likely to … Read the full press release

5G: Ericsson, SmarTone trialing FDD Massive MIMO on 1800 MHz in Hong Kong

STOCKHOLM, 02-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) and SmarTone, the leading mobile network operator in Hong Kong are trialing FDD (Frequency Division Duplex) Massive MIMO (Multiple Input, Multiple Output) technology as part of the operator’s network evolution plan towards 5G. … Read the full press release

Ericsson will prepare Entel’s network in the evolution path towards 5G

New contract paves the way to 5G for Entel’s mobile network using the latest technologies, focused on 4G expansion, Massive MIMO and its evolution Ericsson’s offerings include Ericsson Radio System and a virtualized IP Multimedia Subsystem (vIMS), using NFVi Entel … Read the full press release

VEON to sell its 78% stake in VimpelCom Lao Co. Ltd to Government of the Lao PDR

AMSTERDAM, 31-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a leading global provider of connectivity and internet services headquartered in Amsterdam and serving more than 235 million customers, today announces that its wholly owned subsidiary, VimpelCom Holding Laos … Read the full press release

Inmarsat to share aviation cybersecurity information with the Aviation Information Sharing and Analysis Center (A-ISAC)

LONDON, 23-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat is pleased to announce it has recently joined the Aviation Information Sharing and Analysis Center (A-ISAC), the trusted international membership association for sharing cybersecurity information targeted at the aviation sector. As part of the A-ISAC, … Read the full press release