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Connect-World’s Digest – Issue  60– February 2017

3rd March, 2017

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

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

 For more information on the news items, please visit our press releases webpage detailed below. http://www.connect-world.com/index.php/press-releases?start=300


Trade Events

 

TMT Finance and Investment Asia, Singapore, 16 February 2017 

TMT Finance and Investment Asia, organized by the TMT Finance  took place on 16th February 2017 at the Marina Bay Sands Singapore in Singapore. The conference included  decision makers from telecom, media, technology and finance community, assessing new investment strategies and opportunities for the Asian market, also featuring top ranking operators, deal-makers and lenders during networking sessions….

 

70 speakers including key leaders from: Axiata, Asia Internet Group, Edotco Group, Google, Telstra and Protelindo.

 

Ref: http://www.tmtfinance.com/asia/

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 Tuesday 28th February

AT&T and Bridge Alliance Form to Expand Connected Car Leadership Globally

AT&T and Bridge Alliance Collaborate to Strengthen Global Connected Car Leadership Auto Brands Working with AT&T can Now Bring Connected Services to More Customers across the Bridge Alliance Member Markets BARCELONA, Feb. 28, 2017 — AT&T* and members of Bridge Alliance have formed a long-term agreement to extend their global connected car leadership to new territories. Bridge Alliance is a leading group of mobile carriers in Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa. Today, AT&T connects more than 11 million cars in the United States and abroad. Together, the two organizations expect to grow the number of connected cars on the road.

 

Monday 27th February

EATA presents deployment roadmap, submits proposal for EU-wide project

Connected and automated driving EATA presents deployment roadmap, submits proposal for EU-wide projects Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, 27 February 2017 – The European Automotive Telecom Alliance (EATA) today presented the next steps to make connected and automated driving a reality. During a roundtable discussion chaired by European Commission Vice-President Andrus Ansip and in the presence of Commissioner Günther H. Oettinger, the telecoms and automotive industries reported the latest technology developments and the corresponding societal and economic benefits for European citizens.

 

 

 

 

Samsung Announces Complete Portfolio  of Commercial 5G Products and Solutions

Portfolio to provide foundation for the first commercial 5G network launches expected in 2018 London, UK – 26 February 2017 – At a press conference held at the Palau de Congressos de Catalunya today, Samsung Electronics unveiled its end-to-end portfolio of 5G mobile network products and solutions for 2017. Showcased products included consumer devices for fixed wireless access connectivity, a 5G Radio Base Station (5G Access Unit), Next-Generation Core Network infrastructure and more. With pre-commercial versions of the equipment already under deployment in trial networks across the globe, Samsung’s commercial…

 

Friday 24th February

Verizon to trial 5G fixed wireless in April – industry comment

Verizon to trial 5G fixed wireless in April – industry comment “Whereas 4G was a pure mobile play, it is now evident that 5G will initially be deployed purely for fixed wireless applications. Verizon’s 5G fixed customer trials will deliver connectivity in the 28GHz, mmWave frequency bands, however, the viability of these bands should be scrutinised for both mobile and fixed applications. “Delivering mmWave broadband connectivity in non-line-of-sight (NLOS) environments, such as suburban and urban areas, is extremely problematic over the last quarter mile. This is because signals can be affected by environmental factors such as foliage and solid constructions,…

 

Wednesday 22nd February

GlobeNet Launches DDoS Guard for International Infrastructure Protection

GlobeNet Launches DDoS Guard for International Infrastructure Protection New Solution Protects Against DDoS attacks Fort Lauderdale, FL – February 22, 2017 – GlobeNet, a wholesale provider of Latin and North American data network services, announces the launch of DDoS Guard, a new security solution that allows international carriers and Internet Services Providers (ISPs) in the Americas to protect their critical infrastructure against DDoS attacks. GlobeNet’s DDoS Guard delivers 24/7 protection against both volumetric and application targeted threats regardless of their frequency, size, or duration, and guarantees maximum performance without any downtime.

 

Tuesday 21 February

Nokia and Intel launch 5G acceleration labs in US and Finland to help operators bring 5G innovations to market

Nokia and Intel launch 5G acceleration labs in US and Finland to help operators bring 5G innovations to market Nokia and Intel are creating joint testing facilities in US and Finland to focus on all aspects of 5G networks from device to cloud Labs will develop 5G solutions in a ‘live’ environment to address deployment and operational models as standards are defined for commercial solutions The labs will leverage core technologies, including Nokia AirScale and Nokia AirFrame, and client and infrastructure platforms running on Intel® Architecture, as well as Intel 5G connectivity solutions.

 

Monday 20th February

InfiNet Wireless helps improve connectivity across oil fields in Colombia

InfiNet Wireless helps improve connectivity across oil fields in Colombia Cost-effective solution was utilised by AxURE Technology’s network Valletta, Malta. 20 February 2017: InfiNet Wireless, the global leader in fixed broadband wireless connectivity, has provided a cost-effective solution to significantly improve connectivity for AxURE Technology’s network across many oil fields in Colombia. AxURE Technologies® S.A., a Colombian company, provides essential telecommunications solutions and services to more than 85% of the petroleum industry in eastern Colombia. AxURE approached Royal Telecom, a well-established supplier of fixed wireless solutions, to help them identify, select and deploy a future-proof and reliable wireless platform for all its oil fields.

 

Thursday 16th February

Inclusion & Diversity in Hollywood

Inclusion and Diversity in Hollywood Summit with Top Experts to be Hosted by Congressman Brad Sherman on February 21, 2017 in Sherman Oaks, California On February 21, key members of the Hollywood community including RespectAbility board members Jonathan Murray (Executive Producer of Real World, Born This Way, Autism the Musical) and Steve Tingus (content expert on inclusion in Hollywood) will be hosting a summit: “Ending Stigmas & Bigotry: Expanding Diverse Employment and Portrayal in the Entertainment Industry both in Front of and Behind the Camera.” Confirmed attendees include directors, producers, writers, talent agents, actors and others within the creative world…

 

With 7.3 billion connected devices predicted by 2020, businesses must get secure, says Samsung

With 7.3 billion connected devices predicted by 2020, businesses must get secure, says Samsung

A new report reveals the staggering challenge businesses face to ensure they’re securely connected in a rapidly changing digital landscape. London UK – Thursday 16th February 2017 – A new report commissioned by Samsung which examines the impact that changes in society and technology will have upon the future of the workplace, reveals the stark challenge faced by businesses to create safe and secure ‘smart offices’ in a brave new working world – the ‘Open Economy’.

 

Wednesday 15th February

Xirrus Wi-Fi Transports St. Pancras International Station to a High Speed Wireless Future

Xirrus Wi-Fi Transports St. Pancras International Station to a High Speed Wireless Future LONDON, UK. – 15th February, 2017 – Xirrus, the leading provider of next generation, cloud-enabled Wi-Fi networks, today announced that WIFI Metropolis has installed a Xirrus Wi-Fi network throughout St. Pancras International Station. Famous for being the home of the UK’s first high speed rail link and the country’s main Eurostar hub, St. Pancras has a rich history and originally opened its doors in 1868 at the height of the steam age and glamorous rail travel.

 

Thursday 9th February

Radio is You! Celebrate

Radio is You! Celebrate #WorldRadioDay with ITU New videos and stories featuring industry leaders will highlight World Radio Day 2017 Key Events Geneva, 09 February 2017 On 13 February, ITU will join the global celebrations for World Radio Day, the day set aside to celebrate the unique power of radio, why we love it and why we need it today more than ever.Radio is still the most dynamic, reactive and engaging medium there is, adapting to 21st century changes and offering new ways to interact and participate

 

Wednesday 8th February

Inmarsat completes testing of key satellite infrastructure for European Aviation Network

Inmarsat completes testing of key satellite infrastructure for European Aviation Network Advanced technology at satellite access station in Greece successfully validated, bringing passengers closer to unprecedented in-flight broadband on European flights 06 February 2017: Inmarsat (ISAT.L), the world’s leading provider of global mobile satellite communications, has announced a key infrastructure milestone for its European Aviation Network (EAN), following the successful test and validation of the EAN Satellite Access Station (SAS).

 

Thursday 2nd February

LTE roaming availability doubles in two years

LTE roaming availability doubles in two years Next generation data roaming now available across nearly 75% of the globe, enabled by BICS’ IPX Hub Brussels – Belgium, February 2nd, 2017 – More than 140 countries now offer LTE roaming services, allowing subscribers to take advantage of high quality data services as they travel, according to annual research by BICS, a global wholesale carrier for voice, mobile data and capacity services. The number of operators offering these services has also seen dramatic growth, increasing by over 150% in the same period. The research found that a total of 400 operators around…

 

Wednesday 1st February

Intelligent Malware Prevention Just Got Smarter

Intelligent Malware Prevention Just Got Smarter Wedge Networks adds cloud-based malware analyzer option to the AI powered Wedge Advanced Malware Blocker to automatically characterize and learn from blocked threats CALGARY Feb. 1, 2017—Wedge Networks, the leader in real-time network threat prevention, today announced Wedge Malware Analyzer™ (WedgeMA™), a powerful new cloud-based subscription service for analyzing and characterizing suspected malware that is blocked by the Wedge Advanced Malware Blocker™ (WedgeAMB™). WedgeAMB delivers the industry’s highest accuracy and performance for real-time, inline detection and blocking of both known and new, previously unknown Ransomware and other malware.

 

For more information on the news items, please visit our press releases webpage detailed below. http://www.connect-world.com/index.php/press-releases?start=300

 

 

Anthony Weaver

Editorial Manager

Connect-World Magazines

United Kingdom

Email: anthony.weaver@connect-world.com   

Web: www.connect-world.com

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