connectivity

China Telecom connects Asia and Europe

China Telecom Global has announced the launch of 100G service capability via a terrestrial cable system, to allow for big-bandwidth connectivity between Asia and Europe.

GSMA publishes global connectivity scores

Global mobile operator trade association the GSMA has published a Mobile Connectivity Index, which rates pretty almost country in the world according to mobile internet adoption.

Gilat, Intelsat in satellite partnership to bring 2G/3G to remote regions

Solution provider for satellite-based broadband communications Gilat Satellite Networks and satellite operator Intelsat have announced a partnership under which they aim to deliver 2G and 3G connectivity to underserved areas by using Gilat’s CellEdge small-cell-over-satellite solution combined with Intelsat’s satellite solutions.

Virgin, Qualcomm in joint satellite connectivity venture OneWeb

Billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson’s Virgin Group has joined forces with mobile chip vendor Qualcomm to create what they claimed will be the largest ever satellite network. The joint venture, OneWeb, will build, launch and operate the satellite constellation aimed at providing internet access and telephony to some of the world’s currently unconnected parts.

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