News In Brief: EC, Tieto, Infinera, Vesto
EC digital agenda commissioner Neelie Kroes pledges to “take the measures necessary” to ensure member states and operators implement sweeping reforms to telecoms regulations that come into force tomorrow.
European IT service firm Tieto has launched the first OSS integration pilot using a Nokia Siemens integration center that opened in February.
Europe will prove its technical clout on October 20 when it launches the first two satellites in its Galileo navigation system, EC vice-president of industry and entrepreneurship Antonio Tajani states. The first services are scheduled to launch in 2014.
Infinera claims its 450km Paris to Lyon optical network is one of the busiest in Europe, carrying two terabits of live traffic per second.
Mobile operators in the US and Europe are putting their customers at risk by failing to comply with global standards covering card payment security. Research by Vesto found that 25% of carriers don’t comply with the Payment Card Industry data security standards, and 35% didn’t realize cash penalties can be imposed for non-compliance.