Purva Rajkotia, Director, Product Management, at Qualcomm Atheros spoke to Telecoms.com at Broadband World Forum, about powerline technology and the HomePlug AV2 standard QCA7500.
Mobile payment solutions provider Square has announced that it has acquired photo sharing app developer Viewfinder. The firm said that the Viewfinder team’s expertise in building mobile applications will help it to make commerce easy for everyone.
Chinese infrastructure vendor Huawei has pledged £10m to support technology research in British universities, as part of its previously announced £1.3bn investment in the nation.
George Fraser, VP – EMEA, at BSS provider CSG International, talks to Telecoms.com about the huge pressures of cost management in terms of service deployment.
Filipino operator Smart Communications said it has conducted the first successful video multicast over LTE is in Southeast Asia. When the service comes to market, Smart believes that the technology will allow consumers in the Philippines to watch lag-free live video on their LTE smartphones and tablets.
UK telco BT announced a partnership with networking giant Cisco Wednesday that will see the two companies jointly deploy a cloud-based voice and video collaboration platform called One Cloud Cisco. The companies say the new platform will help position them to take advantage of recent trends in flexible working.
Canadian handset maker Blackberry has announced that its messaging platform, BBM, will be installed natively on a variety of Android smartphones in emerging markets including Africa, India, Indonesia, Latin America and the Middle East.
Chinese operator China Mobile has teamed up with infrastructure vendor Huawei to demonstrate the world’s first international VoLTE HD voice and video calls between a TDD LTE network and a FDD LTE network, the vendor said.
The Chinese government is conducting an investigation of chipmaker Qualcomm relating to a possible breach of the country’s anti-monopoly law.
Operator group Vodafone has announced an NFC mobile payment service in Spain. The group plans to launch the service at the end of November, with launches in Germany, the Netherlands and the UK to follow.
Polystar, a leading supplier of Service Assurance, Network Monitoring and Test Solutions for the telecom market, announced today that it has been awarded a contract to provide its enhanced suite of solutions to a Tier-1 Taiwanese Mobile Operator to monitor the performance of their LTE network. In partnership with Ellipsiz Communications Taiwan, this agreement further consolidates Polystar’s footprint in Taiwan.
Chinese infrastructure vendor Huawei has opened a “Global Finance Centre of Excellence” in London. The firm will use the centre to manage its global finance risks and efficiency.
Grey routes, or international links that can be used by unscrupulous operators to avoid paying local interconnect fees to their peers, are costing carriers tens of millions in lost revenue.
Assurance, analytics and optimisation firm Teoco has acquired rival Aircom International for an undisclosed sum.
Claire Cassar, Chief Executive Officer, HAUD Systems, talks to Telecoms.com about revenue leakage and the use of profiling techniques as a means to recover significant losses.
Omar Trujillo, VP – Africa & Latin America, at satellite operator O3b Networks, talks to Telecoms.com about the importance of low latency satellite connections to deliver a ‘fibre in the sky’ experience.
German operator group Deutsche Telekom is looking to emulate Apple’s success in the smartphone app market with its M2M offering, Jürgen Hase, vice president M2M competence center at the operator told delegates at Internet of Things World Forum 2013.
Dutch operator group KPN has announced a strategic alliance with Ascom Wireless Solutions that will see the two firms develop joint offerings for the healthcare segment.
African operator group MTN has announced that it will upgrade and expand its 3G network in Nigeria. The operator has signed a contract with microwave network solutions provider Cambridge Broadband Networks (CBNL).
French operator group Orange has formed a strategic partnership with payment provider Visa to accelerate awareness and everyday usage of contactless payment technology in France. The operator has also launched a mobile prepayment solution called Orange Cash in the country.