Connect-World’s Digest – Issue 74 – May 2018


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TM Forum, Nice, 14-16 May 2018
London, 12th April

TM Forum is the global industry association that drives collaboration and collective problem-solving to maximize the business success of communication and digital service providers and their ecosystem of suppliers.

TM Forum helps communications service providers (CSPs) and their suppliers to digitally transform and thrive in the digital era. This is done by providing an open, collaborative environment and…

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FEATURE ITEMS

GTT Completes Acquisition of Interoute | Interoute

May 31, 2018 — GTT Communications, Inc. (NYSE: GTT), the leading global cloud networking provider to multinational clients, announced today the completion of its acquisition of Interoute, operator of one of Europe’s largest independent fibre networks.

“The acquisition of Interoute…

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JASK Expands Platform Beyond SIEM to Transform How SOC Operators Visualize Cyber Attacks

JASK, the provider of the industry’s first Autonomous Security Operations Center (ASOC) platform, is capturing industry demand with new features centered around enterprise-wide alert linkages and analyst workflow efficiency. Major enhancements include the JASK Navigator, a visually-driven…

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FRANCE 24 : Revisited – Kobani

France 24 returns to Kobani three years after the city was liberated from the Islamic State organisation. Located near to the Turkish border in Northern Syria, Kobani has become a symbol of the Kurdish resistance.

France 24 reporters Romeo Langlois and…

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PwC:The impact of drones on the UK economy

Robert Garbett’s view on the future of the drone industry and its impact on the UK economy as CEO of Drone Major and Chairman of the BSI Committee on Drone Standards following the release of PwC’s new report.
“The recent PwC report into the impact of the drone industry on the UK’s economy, jobs, productivity and quality of life is both pos…

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East Africa will have 186 million mobile broadband connections by 2022

Mobile data will be the key growth driver for the East African telecoms market in the next five years to 2022, per Ovum’s new Forecaster data service. The forecast for mobile broadband (MBB) in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda is 112 million su…

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ANT Telecom conducts research into companies communications, lone worker and critical alert procedures

Automated communication specialists, ANT Telecom, has recently completed research to better understand how businesses communicate and respond to incidents in the workplace.

Within its research, ANT Telecom looked at the range of devices employees were utilising to communicate with…

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Ooredoo First in The World to Launch 5G Commercial Network

Ooredoo has today announced that the company is the first operator in the world to launch a live 5G network on the 3.5GHz spectrum band. The breakthrough announcement was made at an event attended by Ooredoo senior management at the Ooredoo…

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PCCW Global and Colt expand their blockchain trial while more carriers join the initiative

PCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT, Hong Kong’s premier telecommunications service provider, and Colt Technology Services have further progressed their blockchain Proof of Concept (PoC). Additional members…

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GlobeNet to Expand Subsea Network to Argentina

GlobeNet, a leading wholesale provider of telecom infrastructure in the Americas, announces the deployment of a new 2,500 km submarine cable that will link Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo to Buenos Aires. This new infrastructure will connect Argentina…

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GlobalData : 5G to usher in next wave of satellite communications

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…

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