TETRA and LTE are essential for mission critical users so why not take advantage of both says ETELM

While TETRA and LTE interconnection is raising many challenges for the mission critical industry, it is important to consider alternative ways of leveraging legacy technologies to move forward with LTE, says Nicolas Hauswald, director of Sales and Marketing at ETELM.

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Italtel and Open Fiber extend contracts to develop ultra-broadband network

Italtel and Italian Fiber-to-the-Home wholesale operator Open Fiber have extended their contracts related to the development of an ultra-broadband network in underserved areas of Italy.

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InfiNet’s Ninth Partners’ Conference highlights growing global team and latest technological breakthroughs

InfiNet Wireless, the provider in fixed broadband wireless connectivity, brought together 80 loyal partners from 28 different countries to Dubrovnik, Croatia, for its annual International Partners’ Conference.

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Vodafone UK launches its best value sim only and home broadband bundles

Hot on the heels of the successful launch of the Home Broadband Ultimate Speed Guarantee, Vodafone UK launches four new SIM only and Home Broadband bundles, giving consumers the opportunity to unbox big savings.

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Broadband Forum forges ahead with holistic approach to broadband network development

A new conception of broadband is on target to be achieved as the industry experiences an era of unparalleled change and challenge, and networks transform to meet the opportunities of 5G,‘cloudification,’ the Internet of Things (IoT), gigabit access, open source solutions and the growing influence of Artificial Intelligence (AI).

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On-the-move vehicle connectivity extends beyond cellular with Iridium Certus broadband service

Iridium Communications Inc. announced the next wave of Iridium Certus service providers selected to deliver this next-generation satellite broadband solution for land-mobile applications. This group of six world-class service providers includes, Globalsat, IEC Telecom, Marlink, McQ, Pivotel and Tesam Argentina S.A.

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Milton Keynes first city to get gigabit-speed fibre broadband from Vodafone and Cityfibre

Milton Keynes is set to become a hi-tech city, with news that it is the first community to benefit from Gigabit-capable full fibre broadband under the new Vodafone and CityFibre Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) programme. The project will see a private investment from CityFibre of at least £40 million (€45.2943 million) into a state-of-the-art digital infrastructure for Milton Keynes.

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Cash-strapped UK government finds funds for Artificial Intelligence and tech investments

UK Prime Minister, Theresa May today announced a new £20 million (€22.3 million) fund to help public services use UK expertise in innovative technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI). Investment in the sector is always welcome and who knows, says Jeremy Cowan, it could take Mrs May’s mind off Brexit for a while.

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Genesis Technical Systems’ mBond technology selected by Next Generation Access

Genesis Technical Systems announced it has received orders from Next Generation Access (NGA), a UK national carrier, for its mBond® technology. By deploying the Genesis solution on its existing telecommunications infrastructure, NGA will be able to provide high speed, reliable, last mile connectivity to homes and businesses across the UK.

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Cambium Networks targets France and Morocco with ‘Connecting the Unconnected’ Strategy

Cambium Networks, the provider of wireless broadband networking solutions, announced it has appointed a new regional sales director for France and Morocco as it looks to further expand its Connecting the Unconnected strategy.

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SmarTone and Ericsson step towards 5G with a successful trial of LAA network

Ericsson and SmarTone, the mobile network operator in Hong Kong, have taken a significant step toward 5G with the successful trial of Licensed Assisted Access (LAA) technology in a live over-the-air demonstration in Hong Kong.

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Passenger demand for Wi-Fi is now sky-high when choosing an airline

Inflight broadband is changing the airline industry and revolutionising passengers’ expectations of the onboard experience. That is the conclusion from the third annual global Inflight Connectivity Survey, published by Inmarsat, the world’s provider of global mobile satellite communications, in association with market research company GfK.

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Semiconductor solutions provider MaxLinear joins HomeGrid Forum’s Board of Directors

HomeGrid Forum has announced that MaxLinear has joined AT&T, BT, CenturyLink, Marvell and Sigma Designs on the Board of Directors to help support the deployment of G.hn technology.

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AT&T launches IoT professional services to help businesses accelerate IoT solutions

AT&T is aiming to make it easier for businesses to succeed with the Internet of Things (IoT). Greater efficiencies, new revenue streams, lower operating costs and customer satisfaction are just a few reasons why businesses are interested in IoT.

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Deutsche Telekom sees 900,000 routers go offline after possible failure of cyberattack

Almost 900,000 Deutsche Telekom customers were hit by network outages — an attack reportedly aimed at hijacking consumer routers, Reuters reported on Tuesday.

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Huawei CEO announces X Labs for building application-centric networks in three major markets

During a recent keynote in Tokyo, on three development opportunities that await telecom operators in video, household, and vertical markets, Ken Hu, deputy chairman and rotating CEO of Huawei, called upon operators to build application-centric networks and help establish an open ecosystem.

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