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Report: Over 1000 5G devices

The number of announced 5G devices continues to rise and has now passed the 1000 mark for the first time. There are now 1060 announced 5G devices, an increase of 21.4 per cent in the last quarter, accordin to (the Global mobile Suppliers Association (GSA). Of these devices, 66.4 per cent are reported to be […]

October 11, 2021

Report: Pandemic accelerated demand for visual-first experiences

Findings from brand media experience platform Cloudinary’s third State of Visual Media report reveal a substantial increase in images and video content publishing during the pandemic. For example, video views nearly doubled and video bandwidth grew almost 140 per cent in Q2 2020, when the pandemic first began. At the same time, brands are just […]

September 30, 2021

HCL Technologies, Proximus strategic partnership for Benelux market

HCL Technologies (HCL), a global technology company, has signed a multi-year strategic partnership with Proximus Group, Belgium’s leading digital services and communications solutions provider, to transform its data centre business and create a resilient digital foundation. HCL will help Proximus and its internal business achieve a significantly higher flexibility and reliance as the foundation to […]

September 29, 2021

Ericsson shares limitless connectivity vision

Suggesting that a seismic technology shift is underway around the world, which is going to unleash an entirely new wave of innovation to address some of the planet’s most pressing issues, comms technologist Ericsson has launched its new purpose and vision. Purpose: To create connections that make the unimaginable possible Vision: A world where limitless […]

September 27, 2021

Nigeria wants 2 comms and DTH satellites

Nigeria wants two additional satellites for its communications fleet. Dr Abimbola Alela, the MD/CEO of NigComSat, told delegates at the 2021 stakeholder forum last week in Lagos that the new craft (NigComSat 2 and 3) were essential to further expand Nigeria’s position as a global satellite operator. “This will not only inspire confidence in our […]

September 20, 2021By Chris Forrester

Report: Digital tech adoption aids climate goals

A report from Vodafone and WPI Economics calls on the UK Government to put the fast deployment of digital technology at the core of its forthcoming net zero strategy. The research shows that the adoption of technology in manufacturing, transport and agriculture could reduce the UK’s overall emissions by as much as 4 per cent […]

September 14, 2021

hiSky, Avanti IoT collaboration

hiSky, a developer and service provider of a satellite agile IoT network, has partnered with Avanti Communications, a provider of high throughput satellite capacity across EMEA and operator of HYLAS satellites fleet, to expand its IoT service over Africa, the Middle East and into UK and Scotland. The hiSky’s Smartellite IoT network comprises of satellite terminals, hub […]

September 6, 2021

Thuraya orders new satellite from Airbus

Airbus has won a contract from Al Yah Satellite Communications (Yahsat) to build its Thuraya 4-NGS. Airbus also has an option to build Thuraya’s ‘5-NGS’ craft. The satellite is described as being able to deliver higher capabilities and flexibility while increasing capacity and coverage across Europe, Africa, Central Asia and the Middle East, enabling next […]

September 3, 2021By Chris Forrester

Kudelski H1: Net revenues up 6.2%

The Kudelski Group, a provider of media content protection and value-added service technology, has published its 2021 half year results. Total revenues and other operating income increased from $320.1 million (€272m) to $340.5 million. Net revenues for the Group grew by 6.2 per cent to $335.7 million, reflecting positive developments in Digital TV, Cybersecurity and […]

August 26, 2021

Concerns over Inmarsat LEO fleet

London-based Inmarsat says it is looking at launching its own low Earth orbiting (LEO) constellation of satellites. But there are concerns whether the company has the satellite frequencies needed to place satellites into orbit. Inmarsat is calling the new project Orchestra and is carrying out a market assessment of likely demand but says a fleet […]

July 30, 2021