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Optiva & GDi partner to enhance telecom operator services
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network management
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cdp
Optiva and GDi team up to provide CSPs with integrated BSS and OSS software, linking billing and customer data to network management, delivering faster time-to-market and improved customer experiences.
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Data centre containment solutions market to hit $3.17bn
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big data
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colocation
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bi
Global data centre containment solutions market forecasted to surge to $3.17bn by 2034 due to increased investments by large corporations.
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Key IoT trends uncovered at Mobile World Congress Barcelona 2024
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sustainable it
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iot
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quantum computing
IoT Analytics uncovers critical trends, including AI integration and sustainability focus, in IoT and telecom sectors from its 123-page report on Mobile World Congress Barcelona 2024.
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Lifecycle Software earns TM Forums Open API Certification
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paas
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project management
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iaas
UK-based Lifecycle Software gains TM Forums Open API Certification for its Product Catalog and Ordering Management, boosting telecom service agility, reliability, and scalability.
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Advanced malware AcidPour disrupts Ukrainian telecoms amid Russian invasion
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malware
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cybersecurity
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telecom
New research by SentinelLabs reveals AcidPour, a destructive wiper malware linked to the Russian military intelligence, disrupting Ukrainian telecom networks amidst ongoing cyber conflict.
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Netsafe allies with CYBERA for enhanced scam recovery
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email security
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netsafe
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scams
Netsafe forms a coalition with CYBERA, Dolla, and Akahu to aid New Zealanders in recovering funds lost to scams, targeting banking, crypto, and telecom sectors.
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HCLTech reveals advanced digital workspace, FlexSpace 5G
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cloud services
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firewall
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mobility
HCLTech unveils FlexSpace 5G, an advanced digital workspace underpinned by Verizon’s network. Designed to enhance efficiency and security in the hybrid work model, it surpasses traditional Wi-Fi capabilities.
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Jason W. Adkins to take over as Bluebird Network CEO in 2024
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colocation
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customer service
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economics
Jason W. Adkins has been appointed as the new CEO of communications infrastructure provider Bluebird Network, set to assume duties from March 2024 following a successful telecom career spanning nearly three decades.
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Radware expands NOS partnership for enhanced cybersecurity
Fri, 23rd Feb 2024
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partner programmes
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cybersecurity
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telecom
NOS ramps up cybersecurity by deepening its partnership with Radware, investing in enhanced DDoS protection and managed security services.
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Telecoms industry's benefits most generous, says Vestd study
Mon, 19th Feb 2024
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martech
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seo
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search engines
Telecom sector leads in job benefits, according to a study by Vestd, amid reports that 70% of UK workers are considering changing jobs in 2024.
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Qvantel secures contract to boost Telecom Namibia's digital expansion
Mon, 19th Feb 2024
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broadband
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digital transformation
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convergence
Qvantel, a Digital BSS provider, has won a contract from SATEC Group to supply Telecom Namibia with their Flex BSS platform.
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AI adoption in telecoms sector surges, says Cavell report
Thu, 15th Feb 2024
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research
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european
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us
Research shows AI adoption surging in the telecoms sector, with 58% of UK, US, and European telecom buyers intending to incorporate AI into their products.
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More & Tangerine to align with Teleco Financial Hardship Standard 2024
Wed, 7th Feb 2024
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accessibility
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telecom
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policy
More and Tangerine adapting to Telecommunications Financial Hardship Industry Standard 2024, affirming commitment to affordability and accessibility of services amid financial challenges.
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ACOME Group solidifies Europe foothold with LYNDDAHL Telecom acquisition
Mon, 29th Jan 2024
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m&a
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france
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ftth
French telecom giant, ACOME Group, has beefed up its European presence by acquiring Danish microduct manufacturer, LYNDDAHL Telecom, in a strategic push to dominate the fibre network materials sector.
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Connectbase acquires MasterStream, bolstering connectivity market position
Thu, 28th Dec 2023
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telecom
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marketplace
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digital infrastructure
Connectbase acquire MasterStream, cementing place as key global quoting platform, boosting digital connectivity demand.
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Telecoms face GenAI threats and skills shortage in 2024
Thu, 28th Dec 2023
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cloud services
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skills gap
Telecoms battling GenAI security threats, grappling with skills shortage in 2024, warns EY report.
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TM Forum & Jio inaugurate first Innovation Hub in Mumbai
Tue, 5th Dec 2023
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cloud services
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public cloud
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ai
TM Forum and Jio unveil first Innovation Hub in Mumbai, set to expedite growth in the telecom and tech industry.
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Amelia named as leading AI provider in Everest Group AI Top 50
Mon, 4th Dec 2023
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ai
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funding
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sales
Amelia, a leading AI software company, has been recognised as a top AI provider in the inaugural Everest Group AI Top 50.
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Telecom firms' 3G phase-out faces security challenges, says Thales report
Fri, 10th Nov 2023
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storage
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encryption
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cloud security
Security threats pose significant challenges to the 3G phase-out plans by leading telecom companies in Australia and New Zealand, says Thales.
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etisalat by e& standardises on Red Hat technologies for network and IT overhaul
Mon, 23rd Oct 2023
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cloud services
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private cloud
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testing
Etisalat by e& plans to standardise on Red Hat technologies for its network and IT, aiming for greater efficiency and innovation.
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Singtel launches Singtel CUB: Transforming enterprise networks
Thu, 12th Oct 2023
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digital transformation
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services
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singtel
Singtel's CUB offers cutting-edge network connectivity that helps businesses optimize operations and trim expenses.
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Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise joins forces with ASN Telecom
Wed, 11th Oct 2023
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physical security
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connectivity
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alcatel-lucent enterprise
Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise has partnered with Telecom to improve connectivity in Australia’s property developments.
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Telecom dispute surge: Key findings from 2023 TDR report
Wed, 11th Oct 2023
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tdr
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feedback
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kiwi
TDR's 2023 report reveals record surge in telecom disputes, with 3725 people seeking help—a 64% jump from 2022.
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InterCloud appoints Patrick Cason as Chief Sales Officer for Global Expansion
Wed, 4th Oct 2023
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cloud services
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trusted advisor
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professional services
InterCloud appoints new Chief Sales Officer to drive international sales strategy and broaden managed cloud connectivity.