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Telecom Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Neocom: Handelsverband Deutschland (HDE) fordert einen schnellen und flächendeckenden Ausbau des Breitbandnetzes in Deutschland

BERLIN, 12-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Zum Auftakt des Neocom-Kongresses für den Multichannel-Handel fordert der Handelsverband Deutschland (HDE) einen schnellen und flächendeckenden Ausbau des Breitbandnetzes in Deutschland. „Die Digitalisierung des Einzelhandels steht und fällt mit einer leistungsfähigen Internetanbindung. Mit langsamen Verbindungen lassen … Read the full press release

Handelsverband Deutschland (HDE): Netzneutralität wahren

BERLIN, 12-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Vor dem Hintergrund einer aktuellen Entscheidung der Bundesnetzagentur zum sogenannten Zero-Rating zur bevorzugten Übertragung des Datenvolumens von Telekom-Partnern warnt der Handelsverband Deutschland (HDE). „Die Bundesnetzagentur muss für faire Wettbewerbsbedingungen im Internet sorgen. Schlupflöcher, die ausgenutzt werden … Read the full press release

Orange establishes new headquarters for Orange Cyberdefense at Europe’s largest business district in the Paris area

Employees from six locations around Greater Paris brought together to enable closer collaboration.  A stimulating and attractive work environment, based on exchanges and sharing. PARIS, 10-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Orange has set up its new headquarters for Orange Cyberdefense, the Group’s … Read the full press release

Vodafone Portugal and NOS to deploy and share a fibre-to-the-home network in Portugal

LONDON, 06-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone Group announces that Vodafone Portugal and NOS have signed an agreement to deploy and share a fibre-to-the-home network which will be marketable to around 2.6 million homes and businesses in Portugal. The two companies will … Read the full press release

Swisscom: More than one million Mobile ID capable SIM cards already in use in Swiss mobile phones

BERNE, 29-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — With Mobile ID and a smartphone, everyone can log in simply and securely to various online platforms, no matter whether this is an online banking site, web shop or company VPN. In addition to Swisscom and … Read the full press release

EE expand UK-wide 4G+ leadership

EE converting airwaves from 2G to superfast 4G 600 EE sites being upgraded to support next generation ‘CAT 12’ smartphones set to hit the UK market in 2017 EE expanding UK-wide 4G+ leadership with more than 1,000 sites supporting ‘Cat 9’ … Read the full press release

Samsung Heavy Industries to build-in new levels of vessel efficiency with Inmarsat solutions

LONDON, 06-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT.L) has signed a ground-breaking Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Samsung Heavy Industries (“SHI”), establishing a relationship to leverage the ‘smart ship’ connectivity offered by Fleet Xpress at the vessel construction stage. The strategic … Read the full press release

Kapsch TrafficCom 1Q 2017/18: Revenues up by 7.9%; EBIT down by 33.4%

Highlights. Revenues increased by 7.9% to EUR 164.3 million EBIT is -33.4% below last year’s comparison value which included a one-time effect Profit for the period has also dropped (-46.2%) No net debt: net credit of EUR 13.4 million After the end of the … Read the full press release

Telefónica Colombia increases capital to pre-pay all commitments in relation to PARAPAT

Telefónica and its partner, the Colombian Government, have agreed to a capital increase in ConTel for approximately 1,370 million euros in order to pre-pay the obligations with PARAPAT. Of these, Telefónica will contribute about 925 million euros. With regard to … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom to introduce world’s first Virtual Reality (VR) game that helps scientists fight dementia

First consumer VR game where players can help to advance dementia research through gameplay Building on the success of the mobile game Sea Hero Quest, which collected the data of almost 3 million players worldwide VR game allows for more … Read the full press release

#JETZTMAGENTA is Deutsche Telekom’s slogan at the IFA in Berlin

#JETZTMAGENTA – Deutsche Telekom spearheads the digital revolution Products and services displayed at the stand for fun-and-games extravaganza Thrilling live show offers highlights for all the family BONN, 30-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — With its pioneering role in the digital revolution, … Read the full press release

Cecilie B. Heuch succeeds Jon Erik Haug as Executive VP and Chief People Officer at Telenor Group

Telenor Group today (21 August 2017) announced that Cecilie B. Heuch has been appointed Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer, effective 1st December 2017. Heuch succeeds Jon Erik Haug who will stay in his current role until Heuch joins … Read the full press release

OTE Group receives ISO 37001:2016 certification and attestation under ISO 19600:2014 for its Compliance Management System

ATHENS, 11-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — OTE Group received certification according to ISO 37001:2016 international model and attestation under ISO 19600:2014 for its Compliance Management System by the independent third-party certification institution TUV HELLAS (TUV NORD) S.A. Certifications confirm that the Group complies in its day-to-day operations with … Read the full press release

MegaFon showcased the capabilities of Gigabit LTE on a commercial network

MOSCOW, 11-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MegaFon has showcased the capabilities of Gigabit LTE on a commercial network. The peak data download speed reached 979 Mbps. Nokia Air Scale system module and Sony’ Xperia™ XZ Premium, powered by the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 835 Mobile Platform with X16 LTE, were … Read the full press release

The Wembley Cup with EE: YouTube’s top football stars and international football legends gather for an epic online football series

Stars of YouTube and international football legends to take part in another epic showdown at Wembley Stadium connected by EE on Saturday 7th October 2017 Eight-part online ‘road to the final’ series broadcast on Spencer FC’s YouTube channel and the EE website – view the trailer here … Read the full press release

Motorola Solutions to acquire Plant Holdings, Inc. which holds the Airbus DS Communications business

Plant Holdings, Inc. holds the Airbus DS Communications business AMSTERDAM, 01-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus SE (stock exchange symbol: AIR) has executed a definitive agreement under which Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI) will acquire Plant Holdings, Inc., which holds the Airbus … Read the full press release

MegaFon will acquire PJSC VimpelCom’s 50% interest in Euroset; VimpelCom takes half of Euroset’s retail stores

AMSTERDAM/MOSCOW, 12-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — VEON Ltd., a leading global provider of telecommunications and digital services serving more than 235 million customers, and Public Joint Stock Company “MegaFon” (LSE: MFON), a leading Russian provider of integrated digital services (“MegaFon”), have agreed … Read the full press release

Virgin Media to extend its fibre optic network to up to 53,000 homes and businesses across Lancashire

Ultrafast broadband boost for up to 53,000 premises – residents will be able to benefit from broadband up to 16 times faster than average speeds HOOK, UK, 10-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Virgin Media today announced that homes and businesses in Lancashire … Read the full press release

Inmarsat study: agritech businesses help food producers meet import requirements through the use of IoT

The use of IoT for environmental monitoring is helping businesses meet import requirements in more countries than ever LONDON, 07-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A new Internet of Things (IoT) research study from Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), the world’s leading provider of global mobile satellite communications, … Read the full press release

Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress recognised with Seatrade Award 2017 for Digital Technology

LONDON, 07-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Fleet Xpress service from Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT.L) has secured the prestigious Seatrade Award 2017 for Digital Technology, one of the maritime industry’s leading honours, which recognises technical innovation. Given to acknowledge the most significant contribution … Read the full press release

Interoute named Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed Hybrid Cloud Hosting, Europe

LONDON, 05-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Interoute has been named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed Hybrid Cloud Hosting, Europe,1 for the fourth consecutive year. The annual report provides businesses with an impartial evaluation of vendors’ strengths and capabilities. Interoute continues to … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom and Lufthansa to pose new and exclusive challenge for this year’s Telekom Fashion Fusion competition

The second edition of the Telekom Fashion Fusion competition is ready to go New this year: an exclusive challenge jointly with the Lufthansa FlyingLab Premium partners fostering talent in the development of smart fashion and smart services BONN, 04-Jul-2017 — … Read the full press release

Telefonica: Data Transparency Lab (DTL) announces the projects that will receive €50,000 in grants

Grantees will present their projects during the 4th edition of Data Transparency Lab which will take place at Telefónica Barcelona in November BARCELONA, 30-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Data Transparency Lab (DTL) announces the projects that have been awarded with €50,000 each to … Read the full press release

C&W Networks Gets First-Time Recognition for Most Innovative and Successful Wholesale Service

LONDON, 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — First-time recognition for leading the industry’s most innovative and successful project partnerships between operators and vendors C&W Networks, part  of C&W Communications (C&W), was recently recognized for outstanding industry leadership in wholesale service innovation as it … Read the full press release

30 million targetable TV viewers in UK and Ireland now available to advertisers through Sky and Virgin Media partnership

Partnership to give access to more than 30 million targeted TV viewers in the UK and Ireland More impactful targeted TV ad campaigns, underpinned by intelligent data Transparent, brand safe environments and trusted measurement for advertisers HOOK, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Virgin Media Business: the ultrafast Voom Fibre connectivity now availble in Sheffield and Leeds

Ultrafast Voom Fibre connectivity for hundreds of businesses in Sheffield and Leeds HOOK, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Virgin Media Business today announced it is powering up hundreds of businesses in Sheffield and Leeds by bringing its ultrafast Voom Fibre connectivity, which … Read the full press release

EY to expand the use of drones in inventory observations as part of its digital audit capabilities

EY to use pioneering industry software to improve inventory counts Artificial Intelligence (AI) to be built into the drones to extend capability Information to feed directly into EY Canvas, the EY Assurance global audit digital platform LONDON, 15-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

United Airlines will participate in technology evaluation of Inmarsat’s next generation flight deck communications platform SwiftBroadband-Safety

United Airlines’ Boeing 767 aircraft to be equipped with Cobham’s AVIATOR 300D and Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband-Safety LONDON, 15-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat, the world’s leading provider of global mobile satellite communications, and Cobham SATCOM, the leading manufacturer of satellite communications solutions, … Read the full press release

Speedcast International signals growing industry acceptance for Global Xpress-powered services from Inmarsat

Leading connectivity provider extends commitment to ground-breaking Global Xpress-delivered services in energy, cruise and leisure markets LONDON, 15-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Speedcast International (ASX: SDA), one of the world’s leading providers of high-speed broadband connectivity to the global maritime industry, … Read the full press release

NTT Communications Corporation to launch API Gateway as a Service to manage authentication and access rights on a unified basis

Connects external-system APIs and accelerates xTech connections  TOKYO, JAPAN, 14-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications business within the NTT Group (TYO: 9432), announced today that it will launch API* Gateway as a … Read the full press release