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Houston, can you hear me now? Nokia to deliver 4G to the Moon

October 19, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

NASA intends to return to the Moon in 2024, and when it does, it wants reliable cellular coverage. To make this a reality, the space agency has provided Nokia with $14.1 million in funding to build out a 4G LTE […]


Internet, Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

InstarAGF to Acquire LS Networks

October 16, 2020

Via: Telecom Ramblings

There was a bit of fiber M&A out in the Pacific Northwest announced yesterday. InstarAGF has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire LS Networks. LS Networks operates some 7,000 route miles of fiber in Oregon, Washington, and northern California. […]


Internet, Modern Media

Video call via the stratosphere: Loon, HAPSmobile test sky-high LTE

October 12, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

A video call connected from the stratosphere topped off a recent test of an autonomous, fixed-wing aircraft, as Loon and HAPSMobile successfully put a telecommunications payload into the upper reaches of the atmosphere and used it to deliver LTE connectivity. […]


Internet, Modern Media

Understanding Common Misconceptions and Historical Pitfalls About Cloud Telecom

October 9, 2020

Via: Telecom Ramblings

The adoption of SaaS-based cloud communication services has been steadily on the rise – propelled forward by the sudden shift to remote work in early 2020. Teams across industries and countries turned to cloud-based collaboration tools to continue operations at-a-distance. […]


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Slack Connect, Workflow Builder Updates on Tap

October 7, 2020

Via: No Jitter

During its user conference Frontiers today, Slack revealed a series of changes to Slack Connect, its secure shared channels for cross-organization communications and announced new tools and resources for app development. Connecting with Partners Using Slack Connect DM Launched in […]


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Cisco Simplifies Webex UX, Adds Noise Cancellation

October 6, 2020

Via: No Jitter

Acknowledging that Zoom has “taught [them] a thing or two about the end-user experiences,” Cisco today unveiled a revamped Webex meeting experience, which includes more virtual backgrounds and a range of added capabilities, Javed Khan, GM and SVP of Cisco […]


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Should Cisco Sell or Spin Off Webex?

September 28, 2020

Via: No Jitter

For some time, I have thought that Cisco should consider selling off its collaboration business unit or spinning it out to become an independent company. This thought first came to me when Cisco began investing heavily in Spark, for team […]


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Moving Communications Deeper Into the Cloud

September 24, 2020

Via: No Jitter

The “sizzle” in this week’s Microsoft Ignite announcements came from the set of new features the company is adding to Teams, and particularly to the video component of the team collaboration platform. As big players like Microsoft, Zoom, Cisco, Google, […]


Internet, Modern Media

Microsoft Calls on Comms APIs

September 23, 2020

Via: No Jitter

“It’s all about dev velocity.” You could apply this statement to just about any business project in today’s fiercely competitive digital world, but these words came straight from the mouth of Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella during his virtual kickoff address […]


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Microsoft Ignite Brings Slew of Teams Updates

September 22, 2020

Via: No Jitter

At its Ignite event today, Microsoft revealed a host of updates to Microsoft Teams and made several meeting room device announcements. For meetings, updates include: Together Mode enhancements — Together mode, which uses AI segmentation technology to place each meeting […]