InfiNet’s Ninth Partners’ Conference Highlights Growing Global Team and Latest Technological Breakthroughs

Malta, 19 April. InfiNet Wireless, the global leader in fixed broadband wireless connectivity, brought together 80 loyal partners from 28 different countries to Dubrovnik, Croatia, for its annual International Partners’ Conference. The two-day conference was designed to give the InfiNet team the opportunity to share its strategic and commercial direction, as well as update all its guests on the range of new wireless products planned for 2018 and beyond, all on the back of a significant year-on-year global growth achieved by the company in 2017. The conference was used as…

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Altnet operators reach nearly one million premises with full superfast fibre

New report predicts more than 14 million premises will be passed by altnets by 2025 London, UK, April 12, 2018: Nearly one million homes and businesses in the UK are now in reach of ultrafast full fibre connectivity provided by alternative network providers (altnets), a new report has revealed. According to the Independent Networks Cooperative Association (INCA) and Point Topic – which teamed up to publish the report – this is approaching double the number of premises reached by BT Openreach. Drawing on survey responses from INCA members, UKWISPA and…

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Ruckus Networks Introduces Better Cloud-Managed Wi-Fi for Schools, Retail and SMBs

Ruckus Cloud Wi-Fi Delivers Simpler Wi-Fi Network Management Together with Enhanced End-user Experience and Lower TCO LONDON – 12 April, 2018 – Ruckus Networks, an ARRIS company, today announced the European market availability of Ruckus Cloud Wi-Fi, a cloud-managed Wi-Fi solution that lets network administrators manage any number of locations through a single web- or mobile app-based dashboard. Ruckus Cloud Wi-Fi is designed to help “lean IT” teams at schools, retail and small-and-medium businesses (SMBs) reduce the time spent managing a multi-site network, while ensuring a first-class connection experience for…

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Prysmian Group hosts the first NExsT Telecom Forum in Paris: “Creating the foundation of 5G and IoT”

Fibre Optic networks are key for upcoming 5G technology US Verizon: “There is no IoT, smart device proliferation, cloud computing or self-driving cars without 5G. And there is no 5G without fibre” Milan, April 12, 2018 – Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, hosted its first “NExsT Telecoms Forum” in Paris “Creating the Foundation of 5G and IoT”. The event saw the participation of some of the major European and worldwide telecom operators, independent Think Tanks and associations, as well as institutions and regulators….

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Miniila app for young migrants and refugees launched today to help the alarming number of children going missing and travelling alone through Europe

Software company trellyz, creator of RefAid, partners with Missing Children Europe to create the Miniila app London UK. 11 April 2018 – 250,000 children are reported missing every year in the EU, which equates to 1 child every 2 minutes. Between 2014 and 2017 the equivalent of 60 school classes of children went missing in Sweden (1,736). In Italy where many start their journey through Europe 5,828 went missing, and in Germany there were 8,991 (867 of whom were under 13). Records show that up to a half of unaccompanied…

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Dynamic Spectrum Alliance congratulates the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa for publishing its TV White Space regulations

Official response and comment from the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance Johannesburg, South Africa, 11 April 2018: The Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA) congratulates the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) for publishing its regulations on the use of Television White Space (TVWS). Marking a huge step forward for South Africa in enabling affordable broadband through dynamic spectrum access technologies, the achievement highlights the progress in the adoption of TVWS regulations around the world. TVWS technologies use unused or unassigned spectrum in the UHF and VHF bands and operate on a secondary…

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Aricent launches intent-based networking framework to improve overall efficiency of operations and enhance the customer experience

Unique approach to self-learning networks combines multiple capabilities including transfer learning, smart telemetry and network function orchestration Santa Clara, California – April 10, 2018 – Aricent, a global design and engineering company, announced the launch of NetAnticipate, a self-learning capability for private/public clouds, central offices rearchitected as data centers (CORD), 5G, and satellite networks. The carrier-grade solution combines a library of network Artificial Intelligence (AI) models, semantic telemetry and intent-based orchestration capabilities. With NetAnticipate, a network operations center can improve efficiency and enhance the customer experience from quick troubleshooting, reduced…

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Calix and Infosys Enter Strategic Co-Creation Partnership to Accelerate Time to Market for New Capabilities on AXOS Platform

The partnership represents a major step forward in the development of the AXOS ecosystem, focusing the technology and engineering expertise of Infosys on creating new offerings on the AXOS software platform PETALUMA, CA and BENGALURU, INDIA – April 10, 2018 – Calix (NYSE: CALX) today announced a strategic multi-year partnership with Infosys (NYSE: INFY), that will accelerate communications service provider (CSP) adoption of AXOS, its Software Defined Access (SDA) Platform. Calix and Infosys will jointly invest to co-create new services and value-added offerings on the award winning AXOS platform. By…

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Buying bespoke solutions can cut operators’ OpEx by up to 70%, says Iskratel

Cologne, Germany, Ljubljana, Slovenia and Poilley, France, 10 April 2018 – Operators should avoid blindly implementing off-the-shelf automation solutions if they want to see significant reductions in their Operational Expense (OpEx), Iskratel’s CTO warned today. According to Damjan Slapar, operators looking to virtualise their networks can increase savings by up to 70% by working with vendors to create and deploy tailor-made solutions which not only keep ongoing costs to a minimum, but also future-proof infrastructures against rising consumer demand. “In the midst of the changing industry landscape, operators need guidance,…

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Meet MYCOM OSI at TM Forum’s Digital Transformation World 2018

MYCOM OSI joins conference agenda, demonstrates 5G proof of concepts and will announce new cloud native assurance and automation solutions LONDON, UK – 5th April 2018 – MYCOM OSI, the leading independent provider of Assurance, Automation and Analytics solutions to the world’s largest Communications Service Providers (CSPs), today announced details of its participation at TM Forum’s Digital Transformation World, which takes place from 14th to 16th May in Nice, France. Digital transformation of the telco network continues to be the number one priority for CSPs around the world and is…

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