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Telefónica, Meta set up Metaverse hub in Madrid

Telefónica and Meta (formerly Facebook) have partnered to launch Open2metaver – a Metaverse hub in Madrid – to develop Metaverse networks, services and apps with a global reach. The deal was announced during the Barcelona Mobile World Congress, with Telefónica inviting start-ups and developers “to benefit from (our) open innovation ecosystem as week as from […]

March 2, 2022From David Del Valle in Madrid

Technicolor unveils indoor FWA modem and Wi-Fi router solution

The Connected Home Division of Technicolor has announced the availability of Cobra 5G, an indoor customer premises equipment (CPE) solution that provides an ultimate fixed wireless access (FWA) modem and high-fidelity Wi-Fi router functionality in a single enclosure. The device addresses the connectivity and performance issues created by signal attenuation —or weakening—as traffic passes through […]

March 1, 2022

Truphone and Skylo partner

Truphone and Skylo have announced a world first at MWC Barcelona.  The successful achievement links existing cellular devices with satellites, making seamless switching between satellite and cellular networks possible without special hardware. This major breakthrough in combining terrestrial and satellite connectivity moves communication technology closer to delivering on the promise of truly ubiquitous global connectivity.    […]

February 28, 2022

No Russian Pavilion at MWC

The GSMA has announced that it will no longer host a Russian Pavilion at the Mobile World Congress 2022 event. In a statement, they said: “The GSMA strongly condemns the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The situation is fast-moving, and we understand that various governments are considering broader sanctions against Russia. In light of this emerging […]

February 25, 2022

Ateme to showcase sustainable media delivery over 5G at MWC

Ateme, a specialist in video delivery solutions for broadcast, cable TV, DTH, IPTV and OTT, will be attending MWC 2022 in Barcelona, where it will showcase its optimised and sustainable 5G media delivery solution to support telecom operators in their quest to harness the technology.Ateme will demo real use cases in streaming over 5G, showcasing […]

February 17, 2022

Starlink: 69,420 subs and growing

June 30th saw a routine SpaceX launch lifting 88 smaller satellites into orbit on its Transporter-2 special flight. The Falcon 9 rocket booster landed some 10 minutes later back onto its concrete launch pad. It was yet another success for the Elon Musk concept of reusable rockets. But the news was somewhat overshadowed by a […]

July 1, 2021By Chris Forrester