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Internet, Modern Media

Reliance Jio launches 5G across six states in the North-East circle

January 30, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Indian carrier Reliance Jio announced the launch of its 5G services across all six states of the North-East circle, the company said in a release. The telco’s 5G offering was activated in the cities of Shillong, Imphal, Aizawl, Agartala, Itanagar, […]


Internet, Modern Media

BT, SPL aim to deliver remote 4G/5G coverage via HAPS

January 30, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

U.K. operator BT and Stratospheric Platforms (SPL) announced they will test delivering mobile coverage using a new antenna technology, designed to be mounted on a High-Altitude Platform Station (HAPS) aircraft. The new antenna technology would deliver 4G and 5G from […]


Networks & Systems

The year when cloud makes its mark in telecommunications (Reader Forum)

January 17, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

As the telecommunications industry enters 2023, economic times are uncertain and capital and operational costs are under increased pressure. Customers need to be better understood and served. Communications Service Providers (CSPs) need to understand and manage their environment better. New […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

UK researchers develop 3D-printed mmWave antennas

January 17, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Researchers at the University of Sheffield have developed 3D-printed radio antennas that could be used to bring mobile networks to people living in remote areas. In a release, the University of Sheffield noted that these 3D-printed millimeter wave aerials are […]


News

Vodafone signals massive job cuts

January 13, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Vodafone is planning massive layoffs as part of a $1.1 billion dollar cost-cutting effort, reported the Financial Times. Several hundreds of jobs are on the chopping block, and according to sources, most are located at the company’s London headquarters. Vodafone […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Indian government monitors Vodafone Idea’s 5G plans: Report

January 10, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

India’s Department of Telecommunications (DoT) is keeping an eye out for Vodafone Idea’s 5G roll out plans to make sure the company meets its deployment obligations, The Economic Times reported. The telco is mandated to meet the minimum roll out […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Reliance Jio’s 5G network reaches 78 cities across India: Report

January 9, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Indian telecommunications operator Reliance Jio Infocomm has already launched 5G in 78 cities across India, according to local press reports. Some of the cities where the telco already offers 5G include Delhi, Mumbai, Varanasi, Kolkata, Nathdwara, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Gurugram, […]


Editorial

Becoming a Green Telco: Top Benefits of Eco-Friendly Policies

December 16, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

In recent years, sustainability and awareness of environmental issues have been some of the hottest topics among individuals and companies around the world. As more and more people begin to shop sustainably, eat sensibly, and lead environmentally friendly lifestyles, environmentalism […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

NTIA continues stream of grants for broadband planning

December 13, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration has announced dozens of planning grants to states in recent weeks, which will be used to support five-year plans for broadband deployments nationwide that are intended to ultimately make internet services available to every […]


Unified communications

DECT Is the New Black, Microsoft Teams Integration

December 7, 2022

Via: No Jitter

At Enterprise Connect in March 2022, Microsoft shared its vision of empowering the deskless worker by announcing that it was opening up its certified devices program to digital enhanced cordless telecommunications (DECT) providers. By allowing native integration and registration with […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Rakuten gets approval for AST SpaceMobile testing in Japan

November 18, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Rakuten Mobile announced this week that it has obtained preliminary licenses from Japanese regulators to begin testing direct-to-mobile satellite communication. The company said it is working with satellite maker AST SpaceMobile and its recently launched BlueWalker 3 satellite to provide […]


Editorial

5 Key Telecommunications Trends for 2023 and Beyond

November 16, 2022

Via: Isabella Carter

The ongoing and increasing volatility of the global economy has unsettled the telecommunications industry in recent months. As 2022 draws to a close, industry experts and innovation-driven companies are exploring and formulating what lies ahead for the telecommunications sector in […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Spain to award additional 5G spectrum next month

November 9, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Spanish government announced details of a spectrum auction next month, through which it expects to award local telcos with additional 5G spectrum. In a release, the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation, through the Secretary of State for […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Far EasTone inks 5G R&D deal with Intel Taiwan

November 7, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Taiwanese mobile operator Far EasTone Telecommunications has signed an agreement with Intel Taiwan to carry out joint research on 5G open virtualized radio access networks, computer vision and private cellular networks. In a release, Far EasTone said the two companies […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

One in five US households don’t have broadband. Most say they don’t want it.

October 13, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Over the past several decades, the U.S. Census Bureau or other agencies have been asking Americans about their use of computers and the internet. Broadband access and usage has increasingly come to represent full participation in the modern economy, from […]


Modern Media, Unified communications

We Need On-Premises-Based Solutions…and the On-Premises-Based Solutions Market Needs Avaya

October 10, 2022

Via: No Jitter

Telecommunications is a critical infrastructure service and becomes even more so during times of crisis. However, even small regional events can tax the systems and services that organizations rely upon to respond to events. We can’t avoid outages and service […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

ATC and Airtel Africa deal focuses on rural coverage, sustainability

October 10, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Airtel Africa and American Tower (ATC) have announced a multi-year strategic partnership that involves communication sites across Kenya, Niger, Nigeria and Uganda and prioritizes extending digital inclusion to underserved communities and advancing the pair’s green initiatives. All new sites built […]


Regulations

Your Telecom Bill Is Going Up – Here’s Why

September 27, 2022

Via: No Jitter

On almost all telecom bills, there’s a section called something like “fees, taxes, and surcharges,” which customers pay in addition to the services that they are contracted for. These fees are rarely (if ever) discussed during negotiations for new services […]


Modern Media, Unified communications

What Makes a Successful Transition to VoIP

September 8, 2022

Via: No Jitter

Many organizations are investing in new communications platforms to provide greater flexibility for their staff and the people they serve. In many cases, these transitions can lead to added costs and potential delays. To avoid unpleasant surprises, organizations have often […]


Modern Media, Unified communications

Contact Center as a Service (CCaaS) Market to Reach $19.8 Bn, Globally, by 2031 at 16.8% CAGR: Allied Market Research

August 31, 2022

Via: PR Newswire

Allied Market Research recently published a report, titled, “Contact Center as a Service (CCaaS) Market by Offerings (Solutions, Services), by Organization Size (Large Enterprise, SME’s), by End Use Verticals (BFSI, IT and Telecommunications, Government, Media and Entertainment, Healthcare, Others): Global […]