Archives: Intelligence

Begin monetising SDN & NFV today – Telecoms.com Intelligence whitepaper

Software defined networking and network functions virtualization have heralded in a new era of possibility for operators in a telecoms industry becoming progressively more fixated on delivering diverse, converged and cloud-based services. While SDN and NFV certainly have potential, it’s the orchestration of virtual services that will make the potential of virtualization a more tangible […]

Anam Technologies endorsed as inventor of SMS Home Routing

European Patent Office (EPO) dismisses appeal Dublin, December 1, 2015. The Appeals Board of the European Patent Office (EPO) last week dismissed an Appeal in Opposition proceedings which sought to revoke Anam’s patent (EP 1683375 B1) on SMS Home Routing.  The decision conclusively held that Anam’s patent for an  SMS routing system that allows Mobile […]

What’s your Analytics IQ? Take the Quiz to Find Out

Discover how proficient your organization is at using advanced analytics to increase revenue and keep customers happy. Take this assessment—designed specifically for communication service providers—to find out how effective your organization is at harnessing the power of big data and advanced analytics drive excellence across your organization. Discover how this capability can help marketing teams […]

MediaTek MiraVision™ Picture Quality Enhancement Technology for Displays

Screen resolution and pixel density used to be considered the main drivers of picture quality. Today, signal processing plays a growing role in delivering greater visual experiences. As a leader in integrated circuits’ design including smartphone SOCs, MediaTek presents the impact of its MiraVision™ enhancement solution for mobile displays through this new whitepaper. See the […]

How to Build a Future-Proof Robust Signaling Core

This Oracle Communications whitepaper explores some of the issues around building a robust signalling core in the IMS era. The rise of LTE has led to a rapid increase in Diameter and SIP traffic volumes, which represents both an opportunity and a threat to CSPs depending on how they respond.

Huawei Aims to Drive Network Transformation in Africa

[Cape Town, South Africa, November 17th, 2015] Huawei today showcased its comprehensive technical capabilities and ICT solution portfolio at AfricaCom 2015, one of Africa’s biggest technology trade fairs. At the show, Huawei reinforced its commitment to carriers in emerging markets and strong focus on enabling carriers’ digital transformation.

Intracom Telecom Supplies OmniBAS™ Platform for Police Department Connectivity in Poland

Athens, Greece – 16 November 2015 – Intracom Telecom, a global telecommunication systems and solutions vendor, announced today that in partnership with Xentia, a Polish wholesale distributor of voice, data and broadband wireless solutions for surveillance systems, will supply Warsaw Metropolitan Police (KSP Warsaw) with the OmniBAS™ platform.

AfricaCom / TV Connect Africa: ABOX42 advanced Set-Top-Box solutions for the African Continent

Cape Town / Karlsruhe, 16.11.2015 – ABOX42 GmbH (www.abox42.com), a leading provider of OTT, IPTV and Hybrid-DVB Set-Top-Box solutions, presents latest product innovations at AfricaCom / TV Connect Africa (Stand #TV10) and will speak about “IPTV for everyone: ABOX42´s IPTV Set Top Box solutions for networks with limited bandwidth” in the Masterclass session at the AfricaCom.

IDT Takes Charge with Boss Revolution at AfricaCom 2015

London: November 17th 2015 – The world’s leading carrier of international voice traffic, IDT Corporation (NYSE: IDT), have announced today that it is bringing its flagship brand Boss Revolution to AfricaCom 2015, Cape Town Convention Centre, November 17th -19th at Booth B17.

Kirusa Launches InstaVoice Version 2.0

AfricaCom, Cape Town and New Providence, NJ, Tuesday, 17 November 2015: Kirusa, the leader in voice messaging and social media solutions for mobile users in emerging markets, today unveiled the upgraded and redesigned version of its popular social networking mobile app InstaVoice.

Spacecom Deploys Cellular-Satellite Hybrid Broadband Internet Project in Cameroon

Tel Aviv – 17 November 2015: Spacecom (Tel Aviv Stock Exchange: SCC), the operator of the AMOS satellite fleet, today announced that the AMOS-5 satellite at the 17°E prime orbital position is now providing Cameroon with Sub-Saharan Africa’s first large-scale cellular-satellite hybrid broadband Internet project.

TEOCO selected by IHS Towers for network planning solutions

FAIRFAX, VA., USA – 17 November 2015 – TEOCO, the leading provider of engineering, assurance and analytics solutions to communications service providers (CSPs) worldwide, today announces that IHS Towers, the largest mobile telecommunications infrastructure provider in Africa, Europe and the Middle East will deploy its ASSET tool. IHS Towers (“IHS”) is Africa’s leading mobile infrastructure provider, owning and operating more than 23,100 towers and guaranteeing 99.9% network uptime reliability to a range of African mobile network operators (MNOs).

ZTE wins exclusive 4G LTE contracts from Vodafone partner Afrimax

17 November 2015, Shenzhen, China – ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, has been awarded exclusive contracts by Vodafone-Afrimax Group for 4G long term evolution (LTE) networks in Cameroon and Zambia.

Cisco open network architecture

As people, processes, data and things increasingly interconnect, rapid change is happening across the service provider landscape. It’s inspiring new business models and disrupting established industries, creating a new world of opportunity for service providers estimated at US$1.7 trillion in the next decade.

Optimize Policy Management in a VoLTE Environment

Voice over LTE (VoLTE) services have been a topic of discussion for several years. Now, VoLTE services are available in select networks worldwide, and the majority of communications service providers (CSPs) are now active in the planning, trial, and/or deployment stages. Once viewed as a technology several years away, VoLTE has now moved into the realm of reality. The biggest challenge facing operators is ensuring intelligent policy management to help guarantee QoS in a market environment becoming increasingly driven by constant data connectivity.

Simplify and Automate for Enhanced Service Agility

The telecoms industry has seen increased levels of consolidation in the past 12-18 months with a number of high profile mergers and acquisitions taking place. Operators are diversifying product lines to encompass multiple industry verticals, with a prime example seeing fixed operators acquiring mobile players to offer comprehensive multiplay services; while ISPs are also becoming increasingly active in the home television market by acquiring TV programming rights and offering new on-demand services.

SDN: Discover How to Save Money and Generate New Revenue

Software Defined Networking (SDN) has brought with it the expectation of reduced network complexity and a reduction in operational cost. This all stems from a fundamental abstraction of traditional control functions from network forwarding devices, such as switches and routers. The prospect of lower cost comes from the simplification of networking hardware, and the use of lower-priced, mass produced hardware performing forwarding functions.

Polls

With Amazon and Google launching smart home initiatives, have the telcos missed out on their chance to cash in on this market?

  • Yes, Google and Amazon will now dominate this space (65%, 40 Votes)
  • Consumers won't have made up their mind (19%, 12 Votes)
  • No, Google and Amazon will not be able to replace the telcos in the mind of the consumer (16%, 10 Votes)

Total Voters: 62

Loading ... Loading ...