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Iskratel Releases Universal Home Gateway to Reduce Operator Costs

Iskratel Releases Universal Home Gateway to Reduce Operator Costs

27 Nov 2020 comment

Iskratel launched its new Innbox U92, which provides a multi-gigabit experience over copper, fibre or mobile on a single home-networking device.

Pokemon Go Lifetime Revenue Crosses $4 Billion

Pokemon Go Lifetime Revenue Crosses $4 Billion

25 Nov 2020 comment

Pokemon Go generated $1 billion in revenue between January and October 2020.

Greece’s Forthnet Officially Becomes Part of United Group

Greece’s Forthnet Officially Becomes Part of United Group

25 Nov 2020 comment

Greek telecommunications and pay-TV provider Forthnet has officially become part of United Group.

Infobip wins 2020 Proddy Award for Best Customer Engagement Platform

Infobip wins 2020 Proddy Award for Best Customer Engagement Platform

24 Nov 2020 comment

The Product School community spoke, and Infobip now finds itself the proud recipient of the 2020 Proddy Award for Best Customer Engagement Platform.

GSMA Board Re-Elects Chair and Elects New Deputy Chair

GSMA Board Re-Elects Chair and Elects New Deputy Chair

24 Nov 2020 comment

The GSMA Board has re-elected the Chairman and CEO of Orange Group, Stéphane Richard, as the Association Board Chair.

Ekholm Backs Huawei in Sweden

Ekholm Backs Huawei in Sweden

23 Nov 2020 comment

Ericsson CEO Borje Ekholm criticised Sweden’s decision to ban Huawei from involvement in an upcoming 5G auction.

SKT and DT to Establish 5G Technology Joint Venture in Germany

SKT and DT to Establish 5G Technology Joint Venture in Germany

22 Nov 2020 comment

SK Telecom and Deutsche Telekom have entered into an agreement to establish a 5G technology joint venture.

IBM Will Acquire Instana to Advance its Hybrid Cloud and AI Strategy

IBM Will Acquire Instana to Advance its Hybrid Cloud and AI Strategy

20 Nov 2020 comment

IBM announced a definitive agreement to acquire Instana, an application performance monitoring and observability company.

Apple Lowers App Store Fees for Small Developers

Apple Lowers App Store Fees for Small Developers

20 Nov 2020 comment

Apple has cut down its commission rate by half for some App Store developers.

HPE Wins Contract to Power one of the World’s Fastest Supercomputers

HPE Wins Contract to Power one of the World’s Fastest Supercomputers

19 Nov 2020 comment

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has been awarded a contract of more than $160 million by the EuroHPC JU to build one of the world’s fastest supercomputers that will be based in Finland.

Solid Performance by Siemens in Fiscal 2020

Solid Performance by Siemens in Fiscal 2020

19 Nov 2020 comment

German tech giant Siemens delivered strong performance in fiscal 2020 in extremely difficult economic times.

Huawei Confirms Honor Sale

Huawei Confirms Honor Sale

18 Nov 2020 comment

Huawei will sell all its Honor business assets to a domestic consortium Shenzhen Zhixin New Information Technology Co.

Qualcomm Gets Clearance to Export 4G Chips to Huawei

Qualcomm Gets Clearance to Export 4G Chips to Huawei

17 Nov 2020 comment

The US government gave Qualcomm an export licence.

IBM and AMD Announce Joint Development Agreement

IBM and AMD Announce Joint Development Agreement

16 Nov 2020 comment

IBM and AMD announced a multi-year joint development agreement to enhance and extend the security and AI offerings of both companies.

Nokia and DT Expand Strategic Cooperation to Build 5G-Ready IP Network

Nokia and DT Expand Strategic Cooperation to Build 5G-Ready IP Network

16 Nov 2020 comment

Nokia and Deutsche Telekom Group announced they are expanding their strategic cooperation to build a 5G-ready IP network.

Ericsson Completed its Turnaround Plans

Ericsson Completed its Turnaround Plans

16 Nov 2020 comment

Ericsson CEO Borje Ekholm said that the vendor has successfully completed its turnaround plan.

Cellnex Signs €10 Billion Deal in Europe with CK Hutchison

Cellnex Signs €10 Billion Deal in Europe with CK Hutchison

15 Nov 2020 comment

European infrastructure company Cellnex signed agreements to acquire 24,600 telecoms towers and sites from CK Hutchison for €10 billion.

TikTok Gets US Reprieve, though the Concern Remains

TikTok Gets US Reprieve, though the Concern Remains

15 Nov 2020 comment

TikTok received a stay of execution as the US Department of Commerce blocked a ban on the social media app which was due to take effect 12 November.

US boosts DT Results in the Third Quarter

US boosts DT Results in the Third Quarter

13 Nov 2020 comment

Following the merger of T-Mobile US and Sprint, Deutsche Telekom’s key financials increased significantly in the thrid quarter of 2020.

TSMC Continues the US Expansion Plan

TSMC Continues the US Expansion Plan

13 Nov 2020 comment

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company’s board approved the creation of a US subsidiary with $3.5 billion in capital.

Infobip to Acquire OpenMarket for 300M USD

Infobip to Acquire OpenMarket for 300M USD

11 Nov 2020 comment

Infobip, a global cloud communications company, today announces that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Amdocs Inc. (NasdaqGS: DOX) to acquire OpenMarket, a leading provider of mobile messaging solutions to enterprises, for a gross cash amount of approximately $300 million. The transaction is expected to close following the receipt of customary regulatory approvals.

Combis Presented its own Cyber Security Competence Center 30SEC

Combis Presented its own Cyber Security Competence Center 30SEC

10 Nov 2020 comment

Regional systems integrator Combis presented its security expertise and launched the new 30SEC security service at the online event called 'Want to be safe in the virtual world?'.

GSMA and ETNO Ask EU Members to Reject Privacy Proposal

GSMA and ETNO Ask EU Members to Reject Privacy Proposal

9 Nov 2020 comment

Industry associations GSMA and ETNO urge EU member states to reject a proposal for tightening rules on communication services metadata processing.

Siemens Will Distribute €200 million in Special COVID Payments to Employees

Siemens Will Distribute €200 million in Special COVID Payments to Employees

8 Nov 2020 comment

The Managing Board of Siemens has approved a special worldwide COVID payment to all employees except senior managers.

Huawei Appeals 5G Ban in Sweden

Huawei Appeals 5G Ban in Sweden

8 Nov 2020 comment

Huawei appealed Sweden’s exclusion from a forthcoming 5G auction.

Apple Might Face iPhone Chip Shortage

Apple Might Face iPhone Chip Shortage

7 Nov 2020 comment

Limited supply of chips that manage iPhone power consumption could limit Apple’s ability to meet demand for its latest smartphone models during the buying period at the end of the year.

Strong Growth for Amazon in the Third Quarter

Strong Growth for Amazon in the Third Quarter

6 Nov 2020 comment

Amazon posted strong financial results for the third quarter of 2020 that ended September 30.

Ericsson Nikola Tesla Implements e-Health in Belarus

Ericsson Nikola Tesla Implements e-Health in Belarus

5 Nov 2020 comment

Ericsson Nikola Tesla concluded a business deal worth almost HRK 370 million for implementation of the Central Software Platform for the Centralized e-Health System in Belarus.

AWS Will Open Data Centers in Switzerland

AWS Will Open Data Centers in Switzerland

4 Nov 2020 comment

Amazon Web Services  will open an infrastructure region in Switzerland in the second half of 2022.

Lenovo Delivers Record Results Across All Business Groups

Lenovo Delivers Record Results Across All Business Groups

4 Nov 2020 comment

Lenovo Group announced record Group revenue in the second quarter of 2020 of $14.5 billion, up 7% year-on-year and with all businesses showing strong growth.