Natural Power delivers on UK’s first subsidy-free wind farm

Acting on behalf of developer Energiekontor, leading renewable energy and infrastructure consultancy, Natural Power has been appointed as Owner’s Engineer for the construction phase of Withernwick Wind Farm Extension, located in the East Riding of Yorkshire. Cheetham Hill Construction Ltd started balance of plant construction work on site this month, and the project is scheduled to be commissioned during early 2019. After signing a long-term corporate power purchase agreement (PPA) with a global company in the consumer goods industry, Energiekontor has achieved financial close for this wind farm project, which…

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UltraSoC embedded analytics and Imperas virtual platforms combine to enhance multicore development and debug

Advanced debug environment for multicore processor designs used for both hardware and simulation Cambridge, UK – 21 June 2018 / DAC, San Francisco: UltraSoC and Imperas today announced a wide-ranging partnership that will provide developers of multicore systems on chip (SoCs) with a powerful combination of embedded analytics and virtual platform technologies. Under the terms of the agreement, UltraSoC will incorporate key elements of Imperas’ development environment into its tools offering, giving designers a unified system-level pre- and post-silicon development flow, dramatically reducing time-to-revenue and overall development costs. UltraSoC delivers…

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Jean-Pascal Tricoire appointed to the Board of the United Nations Global Compact

A recognition of Schneider Electric’s long-term commitment to sustainability Through its Schneider Sustainability Impact, the Group contributes actively to UN Sustainable Development Goals London, June 21st, 2018 – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed Jean-Pascal Tricoire, President of Global Compact France and Chairman & CEO of Schneider Electric, to the United Nations Global Compact Board. The UN Global Compact Board plays an important role in shaping the strategy and policy of the initiative, which acts as the United Nations flagship for responsible business action. Designed as a multi-stakeholder body, the…

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Italtel’s Managed Service Centre in Ciudad Real celebrates one year of operation

The centre in Ciudad Real operates and manages its customers’ service networks and platforms in Spain Ciudad Real, Spain, 21 June 2018 – Italtel, a leading telecommunications company in IT system integration, Managed Services, Network Function Virtualization (NFV) and all-IP solutions, is celebrating the first year of activity of its Managed Service Centre in Ciudad Real which was launched to provide 24-hour support to manage its customers’ networks and platforms. The Service Centre is Italtel’s first point of contact with its customers in Spain – which consist of global and…

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Newtec empowers Myanmar’s newest mobile operator

Launch of satellite mobile backhaul network based on Newtec Dialog® platform provided by Com & Com enables Mytel to deliver optimal end-user experience YANGON, Myanmar, and SINT-NIKLAAS, Belgium, 20 June 2018. Newtec – a specialist in designing, developing and manufacturing equipment and technologies for satellite communications – today announced it is enabling Communication & Commerce (Com & Com) to launch a mobile backhaul network for Telecom International Myanmar Company Limited’s brand Mytel, Myanmar’s fourth and most-recent mobile operator, a joint venture by government-owned Star High Public Co Ltd, Myanmar consortium (comprising…

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NetComm Wireless: “Utilize cellular technology now to meet government targets and expand existing coverage”

Els Baert, Director of Technology Strategy, explained how operators can leverage existing mobile assets and expand the “trusted zone” to offer high-speed broadband to a wider audience The Hague, The Netherlands, 20 June 2018: Opening up new revenue streams and expanding the addressable market will never be fully achieved if operators continue to use traditional broadband services and don’t leverage mobile network assets, NetComm Wireless’ Director of Technology Strategy warned today. Speaking on the second day of TNO’s Ultra-fast Broadband Seminar, held in The Netherlands, Els Baert delved into the…

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Broadband Forum hits 5G milestone

Fremont, California, June 20, 2018: Operators looking to quickly and cost-effectively deliver new 5G services are today a step closer to being able to do so, as the Broadband Forum and NTT successfully demonstrated the disaggregation of time-critical PON functions. Launched with NTT last year, the PON Abstraction Interface for Time Critical Applications (TCAs) project looks at how Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) can be applied to Optical Line Terminals (OLTs) to eliminate the need for operators to rebuild an OLT from the preliminary stage of…

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“Deploy a smart-charging system or face a total collapse of consumer confidence in EVs,” says Off Grid Energy CEO

The company’s UBESS (Universal Battery Energy Storage) systems have been deployed by UPS at its Camden depot, officially launching today Rugby, UK, 19 June 2018 – With the power demand from charging electric vehicles too great for the already buckling London power grid, Danny Jones, Founder and CEO of Off Grid Energy – a leading energy technology company – today stressed the importance of battery storage and smart charging systems as the take up in EVs increases exponentially. Earlier this year, UPS – in conjunction with UK Power Networks Services-…

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Announcing the Sytel AI Dialer

With immediate effect, Sytel announces the availability of the Sytel AI Dialer. This product is built around a proprietary dialing engine, the Virtual Event Machine (VEM®) that has been optimized for producing best possible predictive dialing results under national compliance regimes globally. The CEO of Sytel, Michael McKinlay, said “the brute machine learning required for producing optimum predictive dialing under compliance cannot be handled in any other way except using simulation techniques. The journey to a full AI-based product has been a long one and has had some human help…

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Dutch office opening is latest step in global growth for M2M Intelligence

IoT connectivity provider launches EU office in Rotterdam Internet of Things (IoT) managed connectivity provider M2M Intelligence has launched a new office in the Netherlands to enhance its customer service offering to European and global customers. M2M Intelligence SIMs provide resilient multi-network connectivity across almost 200 countries, helping their enterprise clients build reliable, consistent global IoT solutions. With the company growing at more than twice the rate of the overall IoT market – the company is now expanding its global customer service offering. The Rotterdam offering is the latest step…

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