Nokia has announced plans to acquire Elenion Technologies, a US-based company specialising in silicon photonics technology. Read more


UK-based satellite company SSTL has announced that it has begun the implementation phase of its Lunar data-relay spacecraft project, Lunar Pathfinder. The project, scheduled for launch in 2022, will be used by Moon missions to relay their data and... Read more


During the Submarine Networks World international fair currently being held in Singapore, Orange, PCCW Global and PEACE officially signed their agreement to deploy the new submarine cable- PEACE Med. The draft agreement was announced during the... Read more

The UAE and Hungary agreed to strengthen their cooperation in the fields of science, technology and innovation. Read more

IP communications enabler Softil has released its annual review of past year operations for the Mission Critical Communications (MCC or MCX) industry. Read more

Airbus Defence has landed a deal worth almost £180m from one of the world’s leading satellite operators, France’s Eutelsat, to develop communications for two state-of-the-art satellites. Read more

At Huawei Eco-Connect 2018, Huawei and Microsoft jointly released an all-flash Azure Stack solution to help enterprises accelerate hybrid cloud services and improve data reliability. Read more

Fujikura Europe, a world leader in optical connectivity and splicing technology, will be introducing the latest addition to its record-breaking fusion splicer product line, the 41S, at ECOC 2018, Rome, September 23-27. Read more

Vodafone has announced a major new merger that will see the UK company’s Australian operations, Vodafone Hutchison Australia, and TPG Telecom combine to form a new telecoms giant, TPG Telecom Limited. Read more

Last year, the market for voice-recognition technologies was estimated to be worth a staggering $6.19bn, and this is predicted to increase to $18.30bn by 2023. Read more

5th-Generation Wireless Systems (5G), says the optimist, will revolutionise our life as the 3G/4G systems did. Read more

Softil and global solution provider K-Won Corporation have jointly announced the news that Softil’s award-winning BEEHD software development kit (SDK) has been selected to drive a new generation of K-Won 3GPP standard compliant mission-critical push- Read more

Onecom has formed a partnership with Sony Mobile Communications to sell, support and develop its Internet of Things (IoT) products and services in the UK. Read more

The ultimate promise of 5G technologies lies in its ability to deliver new essential services which go well beyond “instant gratification” for the Netflix and Hulu aficionados, says Sagi Subocki, Vice-President Products and Marketing at Softil. Read more

What is 5G and what will it mean for manufacturers? asks Dave Millet of independent brokerage and consultancy firm Equinox. Read more

Major news from the telecoms market is that the UK’s Vodafone Group Plc has announced it will be paying €18.4 billion (around £16.1 billion) for the majority of the US cable giant Liberty Global’s European assets. Read more

Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS will present its latest mobile communication developments towards 5G at the Mobile World Congress, February 26 to March 1, 2018, in Barcelona, Spain. Read more

Device intelligence market leaders Tweakker and Mobilethink’s issues annual device intelligence report covering 2017; online support solutions saved the telecom industry a collective $63 million in 2017. Read more

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