Recent Press Releases

5G Innovation Centre and Digital Greenwich form partnership to create pioneering smart city technology

The University of Surrey's 5G Innovation Centre (5GIC) and Digital Greenwich, part of the Royal Borough of Greenwich, have today announced a ground-breaking partnership that will deliver the...

Ericsson's Vestberg steps down - search for new CEO initiated

Ericsson's (NASDAQ:ERIC) Board of Directors today announced that Hans Vestberg steps down as President and CEO and member of the Board of Directors of Ericsson with immediate effect. Jan...

Vodafone Czech Republic launched VoLTE and Wi-Fi calling with Ericsson

Vodafone Czech Republic has chosen Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) as supplier for a full-scale upgrade of the operator's core network and has launched VoLTE and Wi-Fi calling. Ericsson has implemented a...

Network Functions Virtualization Market worth over $15 billion by 2020, says IHS Markit

The global network functions virtualization (NFV) market, which includes NFV hardware, software and services, will be worth $15.5 billion by 2020, according to the latest NFV Hardware, Software, and...

GSMA calls for 4G spectrum roadmap in Egypt

The GSMA calls for the Egyptian authorities and the country's mobile industry to work closely together to set a roadmap for the successful introduction of 4G services. Egypt is planning to move...

FreedomPop Officially Launches Spain's First 100% Free Mobile Service with free voice, data, text and WhatsApp for life

FreedomPop introduces its "social mobile" platform, turning data into a currency and letting users share or receive data from friends LOS ANGELES, CA and BARCELONA, Spain – JULY 12,...

GSMA launches new tool to measure conditions for delivering mobile Internet connectivity worldwide

13 July 2016, London: The GSMA has launched a new online tool that measures the ability of more than 130 countries worldwide to connect offline citizens to the mobile internet. The GSMA Mobile...

Connected cars meet next generation communications tech

MEDIA INFORMATION Bonn, Germany, July 08, 2016 Audi, Deutsche Telekom, Huawei, Toyota and other car manufacturers are testing LTE-Vehicular (LTE-V) Technical field trials on leading edge connected...

Wearables market provides rare ray of light amid personal computing downturn in Middle East and Africa

The Middle East and Africa (MEA) wearables market experienced a 65.3% year-on-year growth in shipments in the first quarter of 2016, according to global technology research and consulting firm...

GSA confirms 5,614 LTE user devices, growth in LTE-Advanced and LTE-Advanced Pro models

The latest update to the Status of the LTE Ecosystem report by GSA (Global mobile Suppliers Association) published on June 24, 2016 confirms the mainstream and fast-growing LTE user devices ecosystem...

Sterlite Tech – Elitecore unveils advanced features in Wi-Fi SMP at WBA Wireless Global Congress

Sterlite Technologies' Telecom software division - Elitecore, a global provider of next generation BSS, Packet-core and Carrier Wi-Fi solution, showcases advanced features in its Service...

The installed base of wireless IoT devices in Industrial Automation reached 14.3 million in 2015

Gothenburg, Sweden – July 4, 2016: According to a new research report from the M2M/IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, the installed base of wireless IoT devices in industrial automation reached...

Nokia to premiere 5G-ready network at 5G World

Nokia to premiere 5G-ready network at 5G World built using its commercially-available network platforms Demonstrates prowess of Nokia's portfolio and progress towards making 5G a reality...

Ovum: 5G will hit 24 million subscriptions worldwide in 2021

5G commercial services will launch in 2020 and there will be 24 million 5G subscriptions worldwide at the end of 2021 for mobile and fixed broadband services, according to Ovum's inaugural 5G...

4.7 million wireless LAN access points shipped in Q1 2016; wave 2 adoption spikes

Wireless LAN (WLAN) equipment sales totaled $1.2 billion worldwide in the first quarter of 2016 (Q1 2016), declining 14 percent sequentially due to seasonal demand factors, but continuing on an...

A1 Telekom Austria AG chooses Openmind to support VoLTE and instant messaging

Openmind Networks today announced A1 Telekom Austria AG has extended its agreement with the mobile messaging vendor to provide a seamless Voice over LTE (VoLTE) and instant messaging experience for...

Shipments of cellular M2M modules reached 96.0 million units in 2015

Gothenburg, Sweden – June 23, 2016: Berg Insight estimates that global cellular M2M module shipments increased by 19.4 percent in 2015 to a new record level of 96.0 million. A somewhat higher...

WLAN Call: Deutsche Telekom makes mobile network even better

Deutsche Telekom is making its network even better with WLAN Call: as of now, Deutsche Telekom's mobile customers can make calls on their smartphones via any WiFi (WLAN) network in Germany or...

Orange completes acquisition of mobile operator Airtel in Burkina Faso

Orange announces today that, together with its subsidiary Orange Côte d'Ivoire, it has completed the acquisition of 100% of the mobile operator Airtel in Burkina Faso. Since the signature...

Voice over LTE ramping up: 1 billion VoLTE users by 2020

40 voice over LTE (VoLTE) commercial networks were launched worldwide in 2015, and there were as many VoLTE networks launched in the first four months of 2016 (23) as in all of 2014 There were 185...