Capgemini and Orange announce that Bleu will start engaging with customers by the end of 2022

Paris, France. 22 June 2022 – Capgemini and Orange confirmed that Bleu, their future joint venture that will provide trusted cloud (“Cloud de Confiance”) services to address the needs of specific French organisations, is expected to start supporting clients in preparing for their migration by the end of 2022 (date being subject to regulatory approvals).

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AST SpaceMobile announces summer launch date of BlueWalker 3 for direct-to-cell phone connectivity testing

Midland, Texas. 13 June 2022 – AST SpaceMobile, Inc., the company building the first and only space-based cellular broadband network accessible directly by standard mobile phones, has confirmed it plans to launch its BlueWalker 3 test satellite from Cape Canaveral, FL during the week of August 15, 2022.

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Winners of the MEFFYS 2022 announced live at MWC Barcelona

The winners of the 2022 MEFFYS Awards have been announced. The MEFFYS, hosted by the UK-based Mobile Ecosystem Forum (MEF), celebrate innovation, creativity and ingenuity in the Mobile Ecosystem. This is when the industry has the opportunity to recognise, applaud and showcase those individuals and companies that have made a significant difference in 2021 across

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NGMN identifies key energy saving solutions for mobile networks

Frankfurt, Germany. 9 November 2021 – The Next Generation Mobile Networks (NGMN) Alliance released “Green Future Networks: Network Energy Efficiency”, a publication which focuses on best possible ways of reducing the energy consumption of mobile networks, a key concern of Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) and an important step towards greener networks.

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Who is set to benefit from eSIM technology?

The SIM card is a technology that most of us are familiar with, present in mobile phones since the early nineties. A SIM card is a piece of hardware which contains data that authenticates us with our mobile operator, enabling us to connect to a network and receive a mobile connection.

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IoT and embedded analytics combine to show effects of climate change in our gardens

As Earth’s climate continues to warm, a new pattern of more frequent and intense weather events continues to unfold around the world. This has led to longer periods of heat and drought, which in turn has an impact on the environment which is being felt everywhere, from rainforests to farmer’s fields and even our own

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Orange lands a new transatlantic submarine cable on France’s Gironde coast

This weekend Orange landed the “AMITIE” submarine telecommunications cable on a beach in the commune of Le Porge, near Bordeaux (Gironde).

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New branches for the 2Africa subsea cable system

The 2Africa consortium, comprised of China Mobile International, Facebook, MTN GlobalConnect, Orange, stc, Telecom Egypt, Vodafone and WIOCC, announced the addition of four new branches to the 2Africa cable.

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Berg Insight says global cellular IoT connections grew 12% to reach 1.7 billion in 2020

A new report from the IoT market research firm Berg Insight says that the global number of cellular IoT subscribers increased by 12% during 2020 to reach 1.74 billion.

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IoT Continuum launched by LACROIX, Orange, Sierra Wireless and STMicroelectronics to scale and speed digital transformation

LACROIX, Orange, Sierra Wireless and STMicroelectronics have created the IoT Continuum, a partnership that aims to simplify and accelerate the mass deployment of the Internet of Things (IoT) in Europe and beyond.

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MWC Barcelona opens with GSMA launching Global Mobile Economy Report plus new products and services

GSMA is celebrating the return of MWC Barcelona, the mobile ecosystem event. This year’s edition of MWC Barcelona will be a powerful combination of a physical and virtual event the first of its kind since Covid-19.

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Telecom provider Salumanus launches in the UK

To support the UK through its transition to fibre at a time of unprecedented demand, telecommunications solutions provider, Salumanus, has established Salumanus Ltd, a British division based in Manchester.

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European digital consortium to design future EU quantum internet ultra-secure comms

The European Commission has selected a consortium of companies and research institutes to study the design of the future European quantum communication network, EuroQCI (quantum communication infrastructure). It will enable ultra-secure communication between critical infrastructures and government institutions across the European Union. 

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Capgemini and Orange to create Bleu, a company to provide a ‘Cloud de Confiance’ in France

Capgemini and Orange announced their plan to set up a new company named “Bleu” that will intend to provide a “Cloud de Confiance” service which will meet sovereignty requirements of the French State, public administrations and critical infrastructure companies with privacy, security and resiliency needs as determined by the French State.

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NGMN urges ICT companies to tackle climate change

The Next Generation Mobile Network Alliance is aiming to align the mobile communication sector with its entire supply chain from component manufacturers to service providers, to address sustainability challenges faced by the information & communications technology (ICT) sector.

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Orange Spain, Applus+ IDIADA and Ericsson drive automotive connectivity

Applus+ IDIADA, a global company headquartered at Santa Oliva (Tarragona) near Barcelona, works with vehicle manufacturers worldwide to develop and validate technologies for the automotive industry.

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