Mobile Communications International February 2011
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Australia’s former state-owned telco, Telstra, has confirmed discussions are underway over a potential acquisition of data centre and undersea cable operator Pacnet. At this stage, the cost of any possible transaction has not been announced.
Chinese infrastructure specialist Huawei and open source software vendor Red Hat have announced a partnership to deliver carrier grade, OpenStack-based cloud solutions to enable NFV deployments.
Operators are losing out on a multi-billion dollar revenue opportunity because of grey route messaging as Application-to-Person (A2P) SMS market continues to grow. This was the key message from Perry Offer, the CEO of A2P messaging specialist firm Dialogue Group, speaking at the Wholesale Messaging and SMS World event in London.
Intersec has secured $20m in a round of funding that the company will use to bolster the reach of its big data platform for telcos and its expansion outside of telecoms.