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Azercosmos, operator of the Azerspace-1 & Azerspace-2 satellites together with Belgian satellite service provider SatADSL, are pleased to announce a new partnership agreement. Under the new agreement, SatADSL, thanks to its Cloud… Azercosmos, operator of the Azerspace-1 & Azerspace-2 satellites together with Belgian satellite service provider SatADSL, are pleased to announce a new partnership agreement.
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October last year saw the first ever virtual edition of the World Communication Awards (WCAs), celebrating excellence across the international telecommunications industry, from social and environmental projects that have touched thousands of lives to technological brilliance set to reshape the industry itself. But of course, all of these projects and breakthroughs are ultimately underpinned by
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Space X’s Starlink broadband project could soon be available in the UK, following the approval of the company’s user terminals by Ofcom back in November, according to sources.    Starlink has been launching internet-beaming satellites into space for over a year now, with the constellation currently numbering around 1,000 devices. The concept is to use
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Yesterday, ETSI announced the launch of the ETSI MEC Sandbox. The Sandbox is designed to allow application developers to experience and interact with an implementation of ETSI MEC APIs and test out their applications. MEC Sandbox is an interactive environment that enables users to learn and experiment with ETSI MEC Service APIs… Yesterday, ETSI announced
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Back in 2019, Vodafone announced that it had reached a partner market deal with Oman Future Telecommunications (OFT), agreeing to collaborate on building a mobile network and creating services in Oman.   Yesterday, this partnership has taken the next step… Back in 2019, Vodafone announced that it had reached a partner market deal with Oman
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Back in October, Sweden announced that it would be banning Huawei and ZTE from participating in its upcoming 5G rollout, citing national security fears. Companies already using Huawei and ZTE equipment would have until the start of 2025 to remove them from their networks.& … Back in October, Sweden announced that it would be banning Huawei
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Establishing connectivity infrastructure is a laborious and complex process, fraught with challenges. From fibre cables to base stations, deployment is expensive and requires meticulous planning to ensure maximum coverage and minimal disruption, often leaving areas with difficult geography without adequate connectivity due to high investment costs for minimal return.    But what if you could
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The public accounts committee (PAC), comprising a group of MPs that oversee public spending, have lambasted the national gigabit broadband rollout plans as a “litany of failures”, arguing that the government is allowing digital inequality to worsen at a time when connectivity is more important than ever.    With the UK headed into yet another
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Orange yesterday announced that it has acquired French digital banking service provider Anytime for an undisclosed sum. The so-call neobank specialises in delivering digital services for small businesses and professionals, and currently has over 100,000 customers.   “Anytime’s entry into the Orange Bank family marks a new development opportunity for us in a high… Orange
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Going green has been an increasing priority for telcos in markets around the world for many years now, but 2020 has seen a marked acceleration in green energy projects. Numerous operators have slashed their carbon neutral targets significantly; Vodafone, for example, has said that its entire European network will be powered entirely by renewable energy
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For ECTA, maintaining a competitive environment in Europe’s telecoms sector is key to ensuring that the latest communications technologies reach the public quickly and in a cost-effective manner. Given the current geopolitical situation… For ECTA, maintaining a competitive environment in Europe’s telecoms sector is key to ensuring that the latest communications technologies reach the public
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In a year of enormous disruption, there has nonetheless been talk of various forms of ‘5G race’ taking place in telecoms markets around the world. But, when considered at a global level, there remains one market which is a step above the rest in almost all metrics: South Korea. “There’s a lot that’s happening in
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As one of the first markets to adopt 5G, Switzerland has been a major battleground for the new technology, with Sunrise and incumbent Swisscom going head to head for 5G supremacy, and Salt not far behind.  For years now, Sunrise and Swisscom have been exchanging places at the top of the podium, but 2020 seems
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In recent months, when discussing the rise of China’s rapidly accelerating semiconductor industry, the discussion has primarily been around the scale and speed of that growth and not the quality of its technology. This is hardly surprising; China is unequivocally behind many of its international rivals when it comes to the cutting edge of chip
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2020 has been a year of transformation for telcos. With the coronavirus pandemic sending demand soaring and 5G beginning to be rolled out in earnest, the telecoms industry has had to not only quickly overcome huge challenges, but completely overhaul their business models.   Unsurprisingly, many of the key opportunities for telcos lie in maximising
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Speaking at a videoconference of the Ministers of Telecommunications this morning, a number of EU member states have signed a joint declaration to combine their efforts in developing the European processor and semiconductor industry.  The commitment seeks to encourage combined research and investment in the technology’s value chain, leveraging funds from the EU’s Recovery and
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