EXFO’s founder, majority shareholder and executive chairman calls Viavi’s multiple offers for the company “noise on the line” Germain Lamonde says he has fielded many offers to buy EXFO, the network test and measurement company that he founded, over the decades that it has been in business as a private and then public company. Lamonde,
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China se acerca al millón de estaciones base 5G. Según C114.net, sus operadoras han desplegado la mayor red autónoma del mundo, y China Telecom y China Unicom comparten más de 400.000 emplazamientos en todo el país. Dicho medio cita declaraciones de Tian Yulong, secretario de prensa del Ministerio de Industria e Información de la República
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The Hawaiki submarine cable, which links Australia, New Zealand, American Samoa, the Pacific Islands, Hawaii, and finally Oregon, US, was first conceived in 2012. Construction began in 2016 and, in 2018, the 15,000km cable finally went live.   “Hawaiki is the fastest and largest cross-sectional capacity link between the US and Australia and New Zealand.
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Google said on Tuesday that it was taking legal action over an expanded version of Germany’s hate-speech law that recently took effect, saying its provisions violated the right to privacy of its users. The Alphabet unit, that runs video-sharing site YouTube, filed a suit at the administrative court in Cologne to challenge a provision that
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Also in today’s EMEA regional round-up: T-Systems heads deeper into the Google Cloud; customer satisfaction (or not) in France; Telefónica Tech takes up with CrowdStrike. In its second-quarter figures Dutch incumbent operator KPN has returned to mobile service revenue growth in its consumer segment for the first time since Q1 2017, a turnaround that helped
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Back in 2019, we wrote about Release-17 study item called NR-Lite (a.k.a. NR-Light). After the study started, it was renamed as RedCap or Reduced Capability. 5G NR-RedCap (New Radio Reduced Capability Device) is now the official name of NR-Light (or NR-Lite before that). Assuming this was also being discussed in 3GPP as NR-RedCom (New Radio Reduced
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Latest data from China’s three major mobile operators shows they added a record 42.6 million 5G package subscribers in June, taking the country’s total to 495.1 million. For the first six months of 2021, the three signed up an average of 28.8 million 5G subscribers a month. China Mobile led the charge, picking up 28.5
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Also in today’s EMEA regional round-up: Telecom Italia prepares for DAZN probe; Nokia gets into testbeds with Greece’s 5G Ventures; Virgin Media O2 sets up ‘national databank’ for the barely connected. Telefónica’s cybersecurity arm, Telefónica Tech, is to incorporate C2RO Perceive, a video analytics offering, into its armoury of IoT and Big Data software. The
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Telecoms.com periodically invites expert third parties to share their views on the industry’s most pressing issues. In this piece Matias Madou, Co-Founder & CTO of Secure Code Warrior, looks at the implications of a new piece of UK, telecoms-specific legislation. The Telecoms Security Bill, which seeks to introduce a new security framework for the UK telecoms
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Thailand-based dtac forecast the transition between 4G and non-standalone 5G in the country will be faster than the shift from 3G to LTE, as a drop in the price of compatible devices drives adoption. In a blog, head of device portfolio Peerapol Chatanantavej noted it took about five years for Thailand to shift from 3G
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The Chinese semiconductor industry is in the news nowadays for advancing towards mass production of 14nm chips. After gaining competency in manufacturing 28nm chips, the country is now steadily moving towards achieving the goal of mass production of 14nm chips in the coming year. “The domestic 14nm chip has overcome many technical problems, including the
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Brazilian media is reporting that a group of eight regional ISPs have agreed to merge to form a new, unified fibre operator, Proxxima Telecomunicacoes.   The deal will see Ondanet, Netmark, CPnet, Datacommection, Enteriw, Netjat, Netonline, and Toolsnet &ndash… Brazilian media is reporting that a group of eight regional ISPs have agreed to merge to
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