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Regulations

Are Corporate Provided Smart Phones A Taxable Benefit?

July 8, 2019

Via: Telecom Reseller

Telecommunications and taxes are inseparable. In the United States a tax and surcharge burden of 20% to 40% or more on a telecom invoice is not uncommon. There’s another type of tax for employers to consider, though, when providing cell […]


News, Regulations

French regulator defines rules to clear 1.5 GHz band for 5G 

June 13, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

French telecommunications regulator Arcep has announced new rules supporting its plan to clear the 1.5 GHz band (1427–1517 MHz) for the future provision of 5G services. Known as the L-band, this spectrum band is currently being used for point-to-point backhaul […]


Regulations

Trump Finds More to Ban Huawei From

May 16, 2019

Via: Telecom Ramblings

One would think we’d already run out of things Huawei has been banned from in the west, but apparently not. President Trump yesterday signed an executive order that effectively excludes Huawei gear from the networks of US firms. The move […]


Featured

Top 5G Security Challenges

April 23, 2019

Via: Sofia Allende

In the past decades, the telecommunications industry has seen massive changes. We’ve gone from first mobile phone to 4G LTE, and we’re now getting ready to enter a new era of intelligent connectivity, the era of 5G networks. What is […]


News

Avaya Wins GOLD in 2019 Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service

March 11, 2019

Via: Telecom Reseller

Avaya Holdings Corp. (NYSE: AVYA), a global leader in solutions to enhance and simplify communications and collaboration, was presented with a GOLD Stevie Award in the Category: Innovation in Customer Service – Telecommunications Industries in the 13th annual Stevie Awards […]


News

Monday Bytes: Verizon, Akamai, Telia, Infinera, Huawei

March 4, 2019

Via: Telecom Ramblings

Verizon has made a quick strategic acquisition of new talent and technology. The telecommunications giant announced this morning the acquisition of ProtectWise. ProtectWise specializes in Network Detection and Response, and its technology will be incorporated into Verizon’s enterprise security portfolio. […]


Regulations

NWSA launches Tower Foreman and Antenna & Line Specialty certification programs

January 29, 2019

Via: Wireless Estimator

The National Wireless Safety Alliance (NWSA) announced today the official launch of the Telecommunications Tower Foreman and Antenna & Line Specialty Certification programs. These programs were developed by the NWSA’s Foreman and Antenna & Line Specialty Task Force that is […]


Networks & Systems

Getting a Handle on Your Communications Expenses

December 14, 2018

Via: No Jitter

Let’s face it, telecommunications can be confusing. From under- or over-procured services and costly legacy technologies that are hard to locate, to carrier billings that never align with what was promised, gaining transparency in telecommunications can be a challenge for […]


Featured

Telecommunications companies design virtual assistants capable of emotional interactions

May 21, 2018

Via: William Palmer

Chinese telecommunications company Huawei wants to improve interactions between people and their artificial intelligence (AI) voice assistants. Huawei is currently working on providing emotional interactions according to Felix Zhang, vice president of software engineering at Huawei’s consumer business group. The […]


Modern Media, Telephone

Have we reached the limits of mobile innovation?

April 4, 2018

Via: Media Week

A visit to Mobile World Congress follows a set pattern. And the most important part of the routine is the first day of the show when the new phones are launched. This year was no exception with Samsung, Sony and […]