Category: Software


Nokia raises its OSS game

In the build up to MWC 2020 Nokia has got one of its announcements in early, in the form of the ‘cloud-native’ Network Operations Master software.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: ‘Free’ broadband, AfricaCom and OpenRAN

We’re back in the studio this week after Scott, Jamie and Iain have returned from their travels. Scott starts by reviewing the UK Labour party’s plans to nationalise the broadband network if they win the election. Then Jamie reviews the talking points from his visit to the AfricaCom event in Cape Town and Iain concludes by reporting on Vodafone’s big OpenRAN announcement at the TIP Summit in Amsterdam.

Future proofing networks with open source technology

Open source software in particular is key to 5G and the IoT developments, because the software can power the automation of mission-critical functions required to support the high speeds and low latency of 5G, as well as the huge number of endpoints in IoT.

IBM and Red Hat seal the deal

The $34 billion acquisition of opensource enterprise software vendor Red Hat by venerable tech giant IBM has finally been completed.

KaiOS gains Orange support in African drive

Orange has come out in support of KaiOS Technologies, as the telco contributed to the $50 million raised in total during its Series B funding round led by Cathay Innovation.

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