CONNECT-WORLD’S DIGEST – ISSUE 73– APRIL 2018


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IoT in Telecoms Conference 2018
London, 12th April

The third Mobile Europe and European Communications Internet of Things in Telecoms Conference brought together thought leaders to debate the telecoms industry’s role in this emerging sector.

Keynotes and panel discussions analysed the business models and technologies that telcos are using as they firm up their IoT strategies. From smart homes and the connected…

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Keysight Collaborates with Qualcomm to Simplify Gigabit LTE Innovation with 2Gbps Download Speeds

Single R&D solution enables chipset and device manufacturers to prepare for real-world deployments of both LTE and 5G. Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS), a leading technology company that helps enterprises, service providers, and governments accelerate innovation to connect and…

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Yahsat Set to Acquire Stake in UAE-Based Satellite Operator Thuraya

Yahsat signs an agreement to purchase a majority stake in Thuraya to create a global powerhouse in fixed and mobile satellite services
The acquisition will further expand Yahsat’s satellite solutions portfolio and provide the platform necessary to explore the potential growth opportunities that Thuraya…

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5G may usher in next wave of satellite communications, says GlobalData

By augmenting fifth generation (5G) mobile networks with next-generation satellite capabilities, satellite operators have an opportunity to become a major player in the emerging 5G ecosystem, says leading data and analytics company GlobalData.

Sluggish speeds, high latency and lower reliability…

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Nokia Bell Labs and NTT DOCOMO collaborate on 5G innovations for massive capacity, low-latency support of future wireless applications

Nokia Bell Labs and NTT DOCOMO collaborate on 5G innovations for massive capacity, low-latency support of future wireless applications

Nokia Bell Labs and NTT DOCOMO agree to perform joint study and trials on 5G technology evolution using 90 GHz frequencies

Nokia Bell Labs test first phased-array RF chip…

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In the Age of Intelligent Edge Computing, Just How Smart Will Wearable Devices Become?

Intelligent Edge (IE) computing is creating a tectonic shift across the Internet of Things (IoT) Consumer Electronics (CE) landscape. As computers shrink, technology is being integrated into a wider array of smart, connected, computational and controlling devices beyond the traditional PC or mobile phone. But just how smart will smaller devices like wearables and headphones…

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Inmarsat signs CTTIC and ADCC as China distribution partners for aviation safety and operational services

Official agreement will provide Chinese airlines with a comprehensive package that integrates Classic Aero and next generation SB-S flight deck connectivity

24 April 2018: Inmarsat, the world’s leading provider of global mobile satellite communications, has signed a contract with China Transport…

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GE supports Ghana’s digitization drive; hosts Vice President in Silicon Valley

GE (www.GE.com), the world’s premier Digital Industrial Company, recently joined a delegation to Silicon Valley led by Ghana’s Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, who is currently spearheading the country’s digital transformation project. The VP’s focus with this…

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Take the Mundane Out of Your Meetings: Cisco Enhances Webex to Include More of What You Do Every Day to Get Great Work Done

“Let’s talk about it-I’ll set up a Webex!” Ever heard (or said) that sentence? If you are like most workers, the answer is yes; the name “Webex” is synonymous with the word “meet”. It is the gold standard when it comes to real-time meetings and getting things done. More than six billion meeting minutes happen in…

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CommScope Shows Augmented Reality With Intelligence to Help Customers Solve Real-World Problems

CommScope shows augmented reality with intelligence to help customers solve real-world problems
Can superhuman vision help make someone a better IT manager? Can X-ray eyes improve the way you administer your cabling infrastructure? CommScope says the answer is a resounding “Yes!” and has…

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WorldRemit partners with Lebara to connect new customers to its money transfer service to Africa

The strategic partnership unlocks digital money transfers for millions of Lebara customers to send money to over 40 African nations
LONDON, United Kingdom, April 10, 2018/ — Lebara (https://Mobile.Lebara.com) and WorldRemit (www.WorldRemit.com), two leading brands serving international residents, have entered into a strategic partnership making WorldRemit the exclusive…

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