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Connect-World’s Digest  – Issue 38 – April 2015 1st May 2015

Editorial Manager’s Eye, By Anthony Weaver, Editorial Manager Connect-World publications

Welcome to the Connect-World Digest, which provides a summary of the news items that have caught my eye as Editorial Manager recently.

For more information on the news items, please visit our press releases webpage detailed below.

http://www.connect-world.com/index.php/press-releases


Trade Events

LTE Latin America, Rio de Janeiro, 7-9 April 2015

Celebrating its 6th year, LTE Latin America followed on from last year’s hugely successful show. LTE Latin America is the region’s best attended LTE Operator event featuring 400+ high level attendees, 50+ distinguished speakers and 30+ exhibitors.

Ref: http://latam.lteconference.com/

 

5G Forum, Palo Alto, 11-14 April 2015

5G is becoming a hot topic in today’s fast evolving mobile broadband industry, however there is still much debate and uncertainty over what this revolutionary technology is!

 

The LTE World Series was delighted to launch their first solo 5G Forum USA, which took place on 14-15th April 2015 in Palo Alto, which brought together senior executives & key decision makers from the full 5G ecosystem, to discuss the future of the 5G network.

 

This dedicated event provided the perfect platform to examine the need for 5G, address what the network will look like, and how MNO’s will transition to 5G, whilst also examining what opportunities for new business models and services will be enabled once a fully 5G mobile network is available.

Ref: http://5gforumusa.com/about/

 

NAB, Las Vegas, 11-16 April 2015

The National Association of Broadcasters is the voice for the nation’s radio and television broadcasters. As the premier trade association for broadcasters, NAB advances the interests of our members in federal government, industry and public affairs; improves the quality and profitability of broadcasting; encourages content and technology innovation; and spotlights the important and unique ways stations serve their communities.

 

Ref: http://www.nab.org/

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Friday 24 April

R&S TS8980 RF conformance test system covers all RX in-band test cases for LTE FDD 3CC carrier aggregation

Munich, April 24, 2015 — The R&S TS8980 RF (pre) conformance test system from Rohde & Schwarz now features all six receiver in-band test cases for LTE FDD carrier aggregation with three downlink component carriers (3CC). Manufacturers of mobile user equipment and chipsets as well as test houses can use this to test 3CC carrier aggregation implementation in accordance with the 3GPP TS 36.101 technical specification. Rohde & Schwarz conducted the world’s first live demonstration of 3CC in?band test cases at Mobile World Congress 2015, and now all six test cases for the R&S TS8980 with various mobile devices have been verified. These verification tests were also carried out in several frequency band combinations used in South Korea, the United States, Japan and Europe.

 

Monday 20 April

Luminet Keeps Businesses Connected Following Holborn Fire

Luminet Keeps Businesses Connected Following Holborn Fire 16 April 2015, London: Luminet is enabling businesses, affected by the Holborn fire, to stay connected and competitive with its wireless data services. The London Fire Brigade have confirmed that an electrical fire broke out in cable ducts in a Victorian tunnel beneath London’s Kingsway on Wednesday 1 April. The fire raged for 36 hours and took out power and Internet access across several regions of the Capital. Many businesses across Holborn, the Kingsway and the Strand are still without broadband services, with no confirmation on when services will resume.

 

Ooredoo’s Indosat and Facebook Launch Internet.org in Indonesia:

Partnership brings easy internet access for all Indonesians

Indosat, member of Ooredoo Group, and Facebook have partnered to launch Internet.org in Indonesia as part of the ”Internet Tanpa Pulsa Untuk Semua” initiative for all Indonesians. Facebook’s Internet.org makes the internet more accessible for all Indonesians through a set of basic services, including useful health, education, social media for communication, & news.

 

Internet.org, a Facebook-led initiative, is aimed at making internet access available to the two thirds of the world’s population who have never been connected to the internet before. In Indonesia, Indosat is the first operator that provides easy access to the Internet without -“Pulsa” to all Indonesians. Internet without -“Pulsa” offer is also in line with Indosat’s Corporate Social Responsibility mission to bring the benefit to internet access to Indonesians.

 

 

Huawei – 2015 Global Connectivity Index for countries

Huawei Launches 2015 Global Connectivity Index for countries: Benchmarking digital economy transformation Shenzhen, China, April 20, 2015 – Huawei today released its 2015 Global Connectivity Index (GCI) for countries, benchmarking 50 economies in terms of connectivity, ICT usage, and digital transformation, providing an indicator of which countries are best poised for development and growth, and an ICT planning reference for policymakers looking to embrace the digital economy. The 2015 edition of the GCI sees a more comprehensive and advanced framework and methodology. With double the number of ICT variables and countries analyzed last year, this year’s GCI enables the drawing…

 

 

Thursday 16 April

BT, Intelsat and ITC Global Donate Emergency Satellite Solutions to Support NetHope’s Disaster Recovery Efforts in Vanuatu

As communities in the South Pacific Islands of Vanuatu grapple with major devastation and severe power and communications outages left in the wake of Cyclone Pam, Intelsat (NYSE:  I), BT Group (NYSE:  BT), and ITC Global have donated satellite capacity, equipment and manpower to help restore critical communication networks across Vanuatu.

 

 

Banks and network operators need to collaborate more to prevent mobile fraud, says Aspect Software

Banks and network operators need to collaborate more to prevent mobile fraud, says Aspect Software Online banking fraud shot to £60.4 million during 2014 According to Financial Fraud Action UK (FFA UK) fraud losses on purchases made using a card remotely – those made online, over the phone or by mail order – rose 10 per cent in 2014 to £331.5m. In addition, the number of incidents rose 7 per cent from the previous year. Even though mobile banking fraud is in its infancy, it – along with mobile adoption – will continue to rise. Keiron Dalton, a mobile security…

 

Tuesday 7 April

América Móvil Selects NEC and NetCracker to Lead OSS Consolidation and Transformation Across All LATAM Operators

América Móvil Selects NEC and NetCracker to Lead OSS Consolidation and Transformation Across All LATAM Operators NetCracker to Provide Single, Pre-Integrated OSS Solution Across 6 AMX Latin America Telecom Providers TOKYO, JAPAN and WALTHAM, MA — April 7, 2015 — NEC Corporation and NetCracker Technology announced today that they were selected to provide a consolidated, end-to-end OSS solution for all of América Móvil’s (AMX) Latin American operators. This program will include AMX operators in Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico and deploy an international long-distance network across Latin America.

 

Thursday 2 April

Mobile West Africa 2015 garners industry-wide support

Back for a 5th year, Mobile West Africa 2015 garners industry-wide support Since 2011, Mobile West Africa has been regarded as the leading technology event in the region LAGOS, Nigeria, April 2, 2015 – All Amber, the organisers of highly acclaimed technology conferences across Sub-Saharan Africa, today announced that they have secured a wide-ranging selection of international and local partners for the 5th edition of Mobile West Africa (http://mobilewestafrica.com), which is scheduled to take place between 21 and 23 April in Lagos, Nigeria. Organisations confirmed to sponsor and exhibit at the event include MTN Nigeria, Airtel Nigeria, Etisalat Nigeria, Eskimi,…

 

 

In Collaboration with Cisco, Silicon Cloud Establishes Cloud Centre in Singapore for Internet of Things Design Enablement

Silicon Cloud Establishes Cloud Centre in Singapore for Internet of Things Design Enablement In collaboration with Cisco, the cloud centre is hosted at the Singapore University of Technology and Design to enable IoT node designs Singapore, 01 Apr, 2015 – Silicon Cloud International, a provider of secure and private cloud computing infrastructure, announced today that its second cloud centre has been operational in Singapore since March 2015. This cloud centre is aimed at providing a state- of-the-art design enablement infrastructure and framework for Internet of Things (IoT) node designs. The cloud hardware is hosted in the Singapore University of Technology…

 

 

Digital Video Market Set to Flourish in 2015

Digital Video Market Set to Flourish in 2015 – Futuresource Consulting Announces the Release of the Video Insights Report Series – Australia, Italy, Russia, Turkey, UK and USA: Futuresource Consulting Futuresource Consulting, UK, April – Futuresource Consulting has announced the release of the Video Insights series, a collection of market reports that map out and assess the current and future trends across the video entertainment landscape, highlighting latest market trends, challenges and opportunities across Australia, Italy, Russia, Turkey, UK and USA. The Video Insights reports, which will be released throughout April and May 2015 will provide an invaluable and timely…

 

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Anthony Weaver
Editorial Manager
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Email: anthony.weaver@connect-world.com
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