Purple WiFi secure services of former BT Chief Executive, Gavin Patterson

Patterson joins tech firm as non-exec Director Acquisition of Patterson is major coup for fast-growth enterprise Purple develop innovative WiFi platforms and analytics Manchester-based tech firm, Purple WiFi, have announced former BT Chief Executive, Gavin Patterson, is joining the company as a non-exec Director in what is a major coup for the fast-growing WiFi platform and analytics provider. Patterson has enjoyed an illustrious career including President of the Advertising Association and non-executive director at British Airways and joins Purple at a time of rapid growth. The software company offers a…

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Wireless Broadband Alliance members successfully complete first phase Wi-Fi 6 industry 4.0 trials with Mettis Aerospace

Proven reliability of high bandwidth and low latency IoT communications, next generation Wi-Fi delivers Mixed Reality and 4K video streaming across factory network London – December 5th, 2019: The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), the body leading development of next generation Wi-Fi services, today confirmed the successful completion of its phase one trial of Wi-Fi 6 infrastructure and services at the Mettis Aerospace factory in the UK. The trial was the first of its kind in the world and an important part of the WBA’s Wi-Fi 6 test and development program….

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Upstream announces Dimitris Maniatis as new CEO

Former CEO Guy Krief will join the Board of Directors London, December 4th, 2019 – Leading mobile technology company, Upstream, announces former Head of Secure-D, Dimitris Maniatis, as its new CEO. As of January 1st 2020, Maniatis will succeed Guy Krief who will join the board of directors to drive the company’s strategic vision and long-term growth. Following the successful transformation of the company under Guy’s leadership, in his new position, Dimitris will be responsible for further expanding Upstream’s growth by leading its new innovative products to market. Guy Krief…

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BearingPoint//Beyond announces its Infonova Digital Business Platform is now 5G-ready

New platform capabilities will enable Communication Service Providers to monetize 5G investments at scale, introducing new services and business models quickly and easily Amsterdam – December 4 2019 – BearingPoint today announced that Infonova Digital Business Platform from BearingPoint//Beyond is now 5G-ready, enabling Communication Service Providers (CSPs) around the world to create, experiment, launch and monetize new 5G offerings at speed and at scale. The Infonova platform has already been selected by major CSPs, including NTT Group and Tata Communications. As 5G rolls out across the globe, new opportunities emerge…

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ProLabs invests in the engineers of the future with UNH-IOL partnership

Tustin, California, US December 3 – ProLabs, the world’s largest independent supplier of fiber optic transceivers and high-speed cabling has partnered with the University of New Hampshire Interoperability Lab (UNH-IOL) to build industry relevant programs for its Engineering and Computer Science students. ProLabs has provided UNH-IOL with the latest testing capabilities using its Network Equipment Building System (NEBS)-certified optical network equipment. With this equipment, students from UNH-IOL who develop software and research industry-wide networking applications, conducted tests pertaining to the Open Network Systems Interoperability test plan. “Computer science is the…

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tyntec brings WhatsApp Business API’s rich media features to its financial services client and help consumers receive account statements right on time

tyntec’s customer Tarjeta Plan Platino uses WhatsApp’s rich media capabilities – through tyntec’s Chat API – and changes how credit card statements are viewed by their customers. MUNICH, December 3, 2019 – tyntec, a global cloud communications provider, today announced that one of the company’s clients in the financial services sector is now using WhatsApp Business API’s rich media capabilities to send monthly statements to banking customers in Argentina. WhatsApp’s rich media has provided a unique opportunity for tyntec’s customer Tarjeta Plan Platino to move away from the conventional methods…

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ZTE and China Telecom launch the world’s first commercial 5G magnetic levitation high-speed network test

The test achieved extremely high data rates in ultra-high mobility 29 November 2019, Shenzhen, China: ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, today announced that ZTE and China Telecom have jointly launched the world’s first commercial 5G maglev (magnetic levitation) high-speed network test in Shanghai, China. The test measured communications within a train travelling at a maximum speed of 500KM/h. During the test, the 5G commercial terminal was stable and easy to support various high performance mobile…

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Compatible network accessories for business customers: AddOn Networks and KOMSA enter into sales partnership

Cirencester, UK, 28 November 2019 – AddOn Networks, the largest global supplier of compatible transceivers and optical connectivity solutions, today announced that it has partnered with Saxon ITK distributor and service provider, KOMSA. The partnership will see KOMSA expand its network range with complementary connectivity products from AddOn Networks. KOMSA’s trading partners and their business customers will also benefit from extended warranty periods and German-language support from KOMSA’s Technical Assistance Centre. “With KOMSA, we have opted for a partner who is closely linked to the resellers and can assess which…

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ZTE and China Telecom complete the industry’s first uplink enhancement FAST verification

27 November 2019, Shenzhen, China – ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, today announced its partnership with China Telecom to complete the verification of the industry’s first FAST (FDD Assists Super TDD) solution at 2.1GHz and 3.5GHz in Shenzhen, China. Based on China Telecom’s uplink enhancement technology, this solution enables spectrum to reach its full potential by integrating time and frequency domains and constructing high-quality 5G networks with excellent performance and coverage. China Telecom’s innovation of…

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“Enhanced testing is critical in an era of exponential disruption in the channel,” urges AddOn Networks, following recent NEBS certification

Tustin, California, US November 26 2019 – Third-party compatible optical transceivers offer network operators an alternative to proprietary Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) connectivity – but with an overwhelming number of third-party suppliers worldwide, operators need to recognize the importance of compatible transceiver test methods, advised Patrick Beard, Chief Technology Officer at AddOn Networks. Testing is the first step to ensuring quality across programming and hardware. The compatibles industry uses several common test methods for quality control but now operators need to look for the differentiating factors in testing to ensure…

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