Category: Networks


Happy 80th birthday to the 999 service

BT is celebrating the 80th birthday of the 999 emergency service line, and while the vast majority of time it is a service to save lives, it seems there are a few people who don’t quite get it.

Nokia determined to stay on top of edge computing

Edge computing used to be the big thing but seems to have become lost in the sea of buzzwords. Not over at Nokia however, as the team claims to have tested applications based on Multi-access Edge Computing.

Vodafone says no to NB-IoT vendor lock-in

If any of the infrastructure giants thought NB-IoT might be fertile ground for a cheeky bit of vendor lock-in, Vodafone has pre-empted that with a fresh statement of independence.

Telefonica finally joins 5G car club

Telefonica has announced it will join the 5G Automotive Association (5GAA), as the excitement for autonomous vehicles continues to slowly grow.

Mobile money could make Africa the new boss

Samsung Pay has officially launched in the UK, continuing the evolution of the digital economy, but does this technology have the potential to disrupt the global pecking order?

Nokia backs the bot revolution

Nokia has introduced a number of new artificial intelligence-driven offerings, taking another incremental step towards network automation and the widespread use of bots in customer services.

Network Convergence & the Future of Central Offices

C-RAN deployments are gaining momentum, and 5G is on the horizon. To maximize asset utilization and simplify infrastructure, service providers are considering the convergence of their wireline and wireless networks.In addition, the development of software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) may mean big changes for the Central Office. How big? Explore the impact of network convergence and the approaching passive infrastructure challenges on your Central Office.

A guide to leasing in the telecoms industry

Leasing assets, rather than owning them, is transforming how people engage with the technology they need. Nowadays, nearly all traditional assets such as trucks, and industrial or commercial equipment like forklifts or harvesters, are acquired on a lease.

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Following comments from the European Data Protection Supervisor, do you feel the internet giants are taking advantage of the digital economy?

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