Rapier Systems and Cambium Networks connect remote coastal community in Scotland

cnPilot routers are delivering speeds of up to 50Mbps in Drimnin, Oban, showing how fixed wireless access can help bridge the UK’s digital divide London, UK, October 15, 2018 – Wireless networks specialist Rapier Systems and leading global provider of wireless broadband solutions Cambium Networks today announced they have completed the installation of a new wireless broadband infrastructure to connect the entire Drimnin community in Oban, West Scotland. Rapier connected around 50 properties in the area, including homes, businesses and holiday lets, via licensed microwave links which its engineering team…

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Lack of superfast business broadband costs Cornwall up to 1170 jobs a year

Avanti Communications slashes superfast satellite broadband prices to less than £1 per day to help remote businesses get connected 10th October 2018. Cornwall, UK. An estimated 6,500[1] Cornish businesses are stuck in the economic slow lane without access to superfast broadband – it’s costing jobs and holding back new start-ups, says Avanti Communications. If the businesses based in the rural, underserved locations across Cornwall had been connected to superfast broadband over the past 12 months, it would have led to between 520 and 1170 new jobs. To liberate the potential…

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SatADSL and Avanti launch commercial Ka-band broadband in Africa

New offering includes VNO Flex and voucher-based services via SatADSL’s C-SDP Brussels, Belgium, October 4, 2018 – Commercial Ka-band broadband services in Sub-Saharan Africa have been launched by SatADSL, bringing cost-effective coverage to communities and businesses. Utilizing Avanti’s High Throughput Satellite (HTS) HYLAS 4, the new offering will provide consumer and corporate business connectivity which Internet Service Providers (ISPs) will be able to easily offer to consumers via SatADSL’s Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) solution, the Cloud-based Service Delivery Platform (C-SDP). This includes VNO Flex and voucher-based services which are not currently available…

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Broadband World Forum 2018: Zyxel to unveil next-generation broadband solutions

The new-to-market solutions go beyond broadband to deliver exceptional user experience and reduce churn Hsinchu Taiwan, 2 October 2018 – Zyxel Communications will host the worldwide debut of its brand new next-generation solutions at this year’s Broadband World Forum – empowering service providers to meet the demands of security-conscious, WiFi-demanding and bandwidth-hungry customers, while minimizing costs and churn. Zyxel’s new Home Cybersecurity solution enables leading expertise from the security industry to be combined with Zyxel’s Customer Premises Equipment (CPE), providing protection for all connected devices within the home. At the…

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The Fast-Paced Communication Needs Of The Rail Industry Require An Integrated Approach To Be Applied, Says ETELM

Berlin, Germany, 18 September 2018 – New LTE mission critical standards, established by 3GPP, are providing a major opportunity for the rail industry to benefit from the latest secure broadband voice and data services, says Nicolas Hauswald, Sales & Marketing Director for ETELM. Speaking on the first day of InnoTrans, the largest event in the world dedicated to the rail transport industry, Hauswald explained how LTE provides an exciting opportunity for railway operators to provide a single unified network for operational and maintenance services. This single solution would include passenger…

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InfiNet Wireless makes outdoor broadcast breakthrough in Estonia with ‘pay as you grow’ offering for live events

The global leader in fixed broadband wireless connectivity has helped thousands of Estonians watch events together such as the FIFA World Cup 2018 Valletta, Malta. 18 September 2018: The screening of live and non-interrupted high-profile events on communal screens in Estonia has been made possible thanks to InfiNet Wireless’ brand new and cost-effective wireless infrastructure for STV. STV is a telecommunication company based in Tallinn and operates in large Estonian cities, delivering advanced broadband services to hotel chains, shipping companies and other enterprises of all sizes. To help with demands…

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SatADSL and Talia grow partnership to provide ultra-low-cost broadband across Iraq and Afghanistan

New use of Ka-Band will also simplify deployments for end users without compromising on speed of connectivity London, UK, and Brussels, Belgium, September 12, 2018 – A new low-cost satellite broadband service will be launched across Iraq and Afghanistan as SatADSL, a provider of professional VSAT services via satellite, and Talia agreed to expand their long-term partnership. The two companies’ current agreement lets SatADSL link directly to Talia’s teleport to provide services across the whole of Africa, with Talia’s equipment providing high performance and low-cost per megabit. Under the new…

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SatADSL, APT Satellite and iSAT partner to provide connectivity in Africa

Platform-as-a-service solution from SatADSL will empower operators to deliver competitive broadband services – including voucher-based schemes London, UK, and Brussels, Belgium, September 6, 2018 – A new partnership between professional VSAT services provider SatADSL, iSAT Africa, and APT Satellite will see affordable broadband via satellite offered across Africa. Under the agreement, SatADSL will provide its innovative Cloud-based Service Delivery Platform (C-SDP). This will enable iSAT to offer a suite of new services, including voucher services, VNOFlex and congestion-based services. “We are very excited to be part of this partnership with…

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Avoidable customer churn costs British businesses £25 billion

Electricity, insurance, gas and broadband suppliers top the CallMiner Index Empathy in call centres is key to loyalty success London, United Kingdom, 3rd September 2018. New research released today by CallMiner, the leading platform provider of award-winning speech and customer engagement analytics, reveals that British businesses are driving customers away for completely avoidable reasons. And it’s costing them billions. In fact, a conservative estimate of the price of switching is £25.05 billion per annum[1]. The report features survey responses[2] from 1000 UK adults who had contacted a supplier in the…

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Broadband Forum automates, accelerates cloud-based access deployment

Fremont, California, August 22, 2018: The Broadband Forum today announced the first code release and documentation of its new Open Broadband project – Broadband Access Abstraction (OB-BAA) to enable standardized, automated and accelerated deployment of new cloud-based access infrastructure and services. What differentiates this Open Broadband reference implementation is that it facilitates co-existence, seamless migration and the agility to adapt to an increasingly wide variety of software defined access models – the key business and operational challenge in creating a potentially vast market. “OB-BAA enables operators to optimize their decision-making…

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