TM Forum tracker: network transformation slow, despite being integral to digital transformation

Tracker reveals need for change in CSP/vendor relationships and importance of new talent for digital transformation success London, UK— 18 October 2018: TM Forum, the industry association driving digital transformation through collaboration, today released the results from its third bi-annual Digital Transformation Tracker (DTT). Conducted in the period June to August 2018, the global survey of more than 200 communications service providers (CSPs) and their technology suppliers tracks the progress of the telecoms industry’s digital transformation. The results show slower-than-expected progress towards network transformation, despite 44% of CSPs agreeing that…

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devolo at Broadband World Forum: “Operators mindsets must change for home networks to thrive”

Sebastian Richter will explain how to create top speeds across the home with ease for the consumer Berlin, 18 October 2018 – Operators can deliver across-the-home network infrastructure with significantly higher speeds and zero customer frustration if they choose the best backbone technology available and shift from a device-mindset to network thinking. That’s the message Sebastian Richter, Director of Product Creation at devolo AG, experts in high-performance home networking solutions, will speak on at Broadband World Forum (BBWF) in Berlin next week. “Thanks to the rise in streaming services and…

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OKI Europe Continues Spirit of Innovation with Launch of Augmented Reality App, Designed to Open Up a World of Instore Print Applications to Retailers

The OKI Augmented Reality (AR) Showroom is the first application utilising AR to help retailers realise the potential of printing in-store to drive customer engagement and increase basket value Egham, Surrey, 18th October 2018 – OKI Europe Ltd today announced the launch of its new smartphone app, the ‘OKI AR Showroom’ at VISCOM Italia. This innovation enables customers to visualise OKI’s devices as well as high impact visual communications materials in their own environments through the use of Augmented Reality (AR). Designed for retailers, the app is free to use…

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ProLabs at Fierce Wireless NextGen Summit: “Utilise WDM in the quest to invest for 5G success”

Dallas, USA, 17 October – With new technologies regularly being rolled out for 5G, operators can maximise their existing infrastructure and not pay a fortune to meet customer demands with waveguide division multiplexing (WDM). That’s the message from ProLabs on the first day of the Fierce Wireless NextGen Wireless Networks Summit in Dallas, Texas. Anthony Clarkson, Technologist at global leader in compatible optical solutions ProLabs, has stressed how, in the quest to invest in future-proof technology, operators can run into hurdles and get it wrong. “They’re trying to balance making…

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Zyxel to launch WiFi analytics solution for EMEA at Broadband World Forum 2018

The new value-added service finds and fixes network issues before subscribers complain Hsinchu Taiwan, 17 October 2018 – Zyxel Communications today announced it will debut its brand new WiFi analytics solution – empowering service providers in EMEA to eliminate WiFi glitches and deliver exceptional user experience – at Broadband World Forum 2018. The new-to-market solution integrates cloud analytics and Artificial Intelligence with Zyxel residential gateways, helping service providers to detect and fix common home WiFi issues, such as environmental interference and glitches, even before subscribers become aware of them. Once…

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NetFoundry to Demonstrate Ground-Breaking Silicon-to-Cloud Security at IoT Solutions World Congress Barcelona

NetFoundry AppWANs utilize certificates initiated within Micron® Authenta™ Flash to establish trust in devices and services CHARLOTTE, NC – October 16, 2018 — NetFoundry today announced its partnership with Micron Technology, Inc. and Tata Communications to provide zero trust silicon-to-cloud secured connectivity via any IP network in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) community. A demonstration of this groundbreaking capability will be featured in the IIC Pavilion at IoT Solutions World Congress to be held from October 16 – 18, 2018 in Barcelona. NetFoundry aims to solve many of the…

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ProLabs to unveil new testing solution to detect, locate and report fibre faults at Broadband World Forum 2018

The company will showcase its new smart solution for real-time monitoring of jitter and latency to the European market for the first time South Cerney, UK. 16 October 2018: Leading optical transceiver specialist ProLabs will showcase its latest testing solution, which detects and locates breaks or faults in optical fibre cables, ultimately saving time and money for service providers at Broadband World Forum 2018, taking place October 23-25. The latest addition to the ever-growing portfolio of ProLabs solutions, the EON-NSV-OTDR stands out from similar offerings as it quickly locates and…

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Iskratel to demonstrate new CORD-compliant OLT at Broadband World Forum 2018

The first ever live demo of the OLT in CORD mode will be held at the Open Networking Foundation’s (ONF) booth Kranj, Slovenia, 16 October 2018 – Iskratel, the leading European provider of communications solutions for the digital transformation, will show how operators can achieve virtualised, cloud-based and Central Office Re-architected as a Datacenter (CORD)-compliant infrastructures – without the cost of replacing hardware – when it demonstrates its brand-new dual-nature GPON and XGS-PON Optical Line Terminals (OLTs) at Broadband World Forum 2018. As the world’s first “amphibian” xPON OLT, the…

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HUBER+SUHNER showcase e-mobility solutions for harsh environments at IZB 2018

The company will present its full automotive cable and system portfolio for electric vehicles including its state-of-the-art High Power Charging System Pfäffikon, 16 October. HUBER+SUHNER, leading manufacturer of components and systems for optical and electrical connectivity, will demonstrate its solutions which tackle electric vehicle requirements in the most harsh and demanding environments at IZB 2018, in Wolfsburg, October 16-18. With charging times for electric vehicles a major talking point for industries and governments alike, a key highlight at the booth will be the state-of-the-art RADOX® High Power Charging (HPC) system….

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SCF and TEEMA Partner to Put 4G and 5G Small Cells at the Heart of Smart Cities

Forum and Taiwanese Government Association inked MOU and showcased use cases at Taipei event London, UK – 16th October 2018 – Small Cell Forum (SCF), the telecoms organization driving densification worldwide, has partnered with the Taiwanese Government’s Electric and Electronic Manufacturers’ Association (TEEMA) for the latest in its series of regional workshops and summits. The bodies held an inaugural event, entitled 4G and 5G Small Cells for Smart Cities, aimed at understanding and capturing specific requirements that different regions have for small cells, and to feed these into globally aligned…

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