Partner Ecosystem Management platform for CSPs launched by Subex to fast track new service launches

Subex, a specialist in Digital Trust, has launched its Partner Ecosystem Management platform. This is designed to allow communication service providers (CSPs) to accelerate their digital services portfolio expansion.

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Virtualised 5G content delivery network solution launched by Varnish Software

Varnish Software, a provider of high-performance digital content distribution systems, today launched a new 5G-ready content delivery network (CDN). This reportedly enables customers to build new services that harness the power of 5G and mobile edge computing (MEC).

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Nokia expands 4G footprint of Azerbaijan’s Azercell

Nokia has expanded the 4G footprint of Azerbaijan-based mobile operator, Azercell Telecom, with the installation of its AirScale 4G base stations at more than 1,400 sites across the country.

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5G could deliver up to $3.3 trillion of economic and social value in Latin America by 2035

Omdia and Nokia’s “Why 5G in Latin America” report finds 5G will come to Latin America, sooner rather than later. The region lags its peers in productivity and economic growth, both of which will be enhanced by digital transformation. This, in turn, requires significantly enhanced broadband communications, and that leads to 5G which could add $3.3 trillion

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Faster, lower latency 5G module with mmWave support now available from Sierra Wireless

IoT solutions provider, Sierra Wireless, has announced the commercial availability of its first-to-market EM919x 5G NR Sub-6 GHz and mmWave embedded modules. Based on the industry-standard M.2 form factor, the 5G modules will enable original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to deploy secure connectivity worldwide at the highest possible speeds with ultra-low latency for mobile computing, routers,

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DISH enables dynamic pricing and monetisation of its 5G network through MATRIXX Software

DISH has chosen MATRIXX Software, a global provider of 5G monetisation solutions, as the cloud native converged charging system (CCS) for its standalone 5G network.

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Nokia selected by APT as sole 5G RAN and core vendor for monetisation and security

Nokia has been selected by Taiwanese mobile operator Asia Pacific Telecom (APT) as the single vendor for 5G New Radio (NR). The deal also encompasses 5G core (non-standalone and standalone), security and monetisation. APT will deploy high-band 28 GHz mmWave in Taiwan to deliver the ultra-fast mobile broadband speeds expected in the 5G era.

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Amdocs buys Openet for $180mn to speed CSP cloud transitions and differentiate in 5G

Amdocs, has agreed to acquire Openet, an Ireland-based international provider of 5G charging, policy and cloud technologies. Together, the two companies aim to bring Openet’s open and network-centric technologies to Amdocs’ 350+ service provider customers worldwide, helping them to succeed in the wave of 5G advancements around cloud, edge compute, IoT and new customer experiences.

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It is security, not COVID-19, that challenges 5G’s commercial deployment

Since the beginning of the current pandemic, false and unsubstantiated rumours of 5G and its impact on people’s health have been prevalent in social media. Phone masts have reportedly been damaged or destroyed in several European countries, says Adrian Taylor, regional VP of sales for A10 Networks.

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Podcast 3: Cave Dwellers, Privacy, Huawei and Buzzsaws

Guest Alicia Asin, CEO of IoT specialists Libellium, asks “Is it really necessary to expose our privacy to control pandemics?” Privacy Purists are in the spotlight as Jeremy Cowan and George Malim ask Alicia how enterprises should balance free services and access to our data.

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MVNO claims world’s first as 5G eSIM service goes live

“Virtual SIM card plan is instantly connecting users to the world’s mobile network in select countries worldwide.”

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New area of wireless communication in industrial automation

Since the mid-1990s, industrial communication technologies have been increasingly oriented towards mainstream technologies. These mainstream solutions – in part adapted – have been incorporated into the automation tasks of the manufacturing industry. Examples of this include Ethernet and WLAN technology, but also the industrial PC, says Alexander Bufalino, VP marketing, Quectel Wireless Solutions Co.,Ltd.

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5G importance declines, security climbs as execs react to COVID-19

There are three broad stages to recovery from the kind of crisis we are experiencing now: survival, adaptation and recovery.

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Verizon partners with Digital Catapult to create 5G immersive accelerator

Verizon has joined forces with Digital Catapult, the UK-based advanced digital technology innovation centre, to launch an immersive accelerator programme to develop innovative 5G solutions for enterprises.

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5G market is at the tipping point, says report

5G is considered as one of the market opportunities in the coming years, with large scale roll-out of infrastructures and rapid adoption of 5G devices and services. So says a new report by Cambridge, UK-based IDTechEx.

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All mobile operators vulnerable to denial of service and fraud through GTP protocol

Based on the findings gathered by Positive Technologies’ experts testing on mobile networks, a new report highlights the cyber security risks to networks that originate with the GTP protocol – which is used to transmit user data and control traffic on 2G, 3G, and 4G networks. Non-standalone 5G networks are also vulnerable.

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