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Forecast: 5G to top 1bn subs in 2022

North America is forecast to lead the world in 5G subscription penetration in the next five years with nine-of-every-ten subscriptions in the region expected to be 5G in 2027, according to forecasts contained in the latest edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report, which also predicts that current global 5G subscriptions will pass the one billion […]

June 21, 2022

Forecast: 5G connections to top 1bn in 2022

Worldwide 5G connections are enjoying a strong pace of growth in 2022, elevating 5G from a nascent to a fledgling technology, reports analyst firm CCS Insight in its latest global market forecast. After two years of turbulence that saw deployment and expansion of 5G networks disrupted by the pandemic, a clearer path to adoption is […]

June 16, 2022

Plume announces new board members

Plume, the personalised communications services pioneer, has appointed Magdalena Yesil, Founding Board Member of Salesforce, Roxanne Oulman, former Executive Vice President and CFO at Medallia and Tony Werner, former CTO at Comcast, as independent directors to its board. “As a founder and entrepreneur, I not only look for great technology that customers love, and a […]

June 8, 2022

ESET launches telco and ISP product offering

ESET, a global player in cybersecurity, has announced a new suite of products for the telco and ISP industry, with the aim of offering extensive protection to consumers. “Imagine internet security accessible through one click. At ESET, we always develop products with our customers in mind, and with our ESET NetProtect offering we have created […]

May 31, 2022

BT launches business charter, innovation showcase

BT has unveiled a new Charter for its 1.2 million UK business and public sector customers, providing a blueprint for the telco to accelerate a range of initiatives aimed at boosting the growth of UKplc. The Charter consists of a new set of commitments from BT to provide its Enterprise customers with a springboard for […]

May 18, 2022By Colin Mann

Satellite dispute helps Thaicom

Thaicom’s 30-year concession to operate the nation’s satellites ended last September. The Thai government took two satellites – half the fleet – back on September 10th 2021. The consequences are now clear. The Thai Ministry for Digital Economy and Society (MDE) had hoped to find someone prepared to stump up the government’s fees for using […]

May 10, 2022

Analyst: Satellite-based IoT already worth $250m

A report from Quilty Analytics says that satellite-based Internet of Things (IoT) has kicked into gear over the past few years. Currently, more than a dozen new operators are planning to launch over 1,000 satellites focused on IoT, says Quilty. The analyst asks how big an opportunity this explosion in service offerings represents? “The industry […]

May 4, 2022By Chris Forrester

EchoStar Mobile launches LoRa early adopter programme

EchoStar Mobile, a mobile satellite services provider owned by EchoStar Corporation, hasannounced the launch of an early adopter programme for pan-European satellite-based LoRa Internet of Things (IoT) service and a white paper about accessing the benefits of massive IoT. Under the programme, participants in sectors such as transport and logistics, agriculture, oil and gas and […]

May 3, 2022

Extreme E names Vodafone tech comms partner

Extreme E has has announced Vodafone Business as its Technology Communications Partner.This collaboration will see Vodafone Business leading innovations and capabilities such as 5G, MPN, IoT and MEC, integrated into Extreme E’s global operations. It will also include full involvement in the purpose-driven elements of the series, with special prominence on Extreme E’s Legacy Programmes […]

April 28, 2022

Accedo appoints VP People and Culture

Global video solutions provider, Accedo, has announcesd the appointment of Pernilla Wranéus as its new VP People and Culture, reporting to CEO Michael Lantz. Wranéus brings more than 20 years of experience from the IT/Telecom sector in different senior leadership roles, most recently at Ericsson as Head of People for the global IoT business unit. In […]

April 5, 2022