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Netflix: “Fair share would hurt creative community”

Speaking at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Netflix Co-CEO Greg Peters talked up the streamer’s huge investments in creative content, and claimed an ‘entertainment tax’ on the company – and its rivals – would be damaging to the creative industry, as well as broadband providers and consumers. The concept of ‘fair share’ levies on the […]

March 1, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Nokia unveils Beacon 10 gateway

Nokia has launched the Beacon 10, its first gateway supporting Wi-Fi 6E to provide high-capacity mesh networking. The Beacon 10 is a tri-band device which can provide Wi-Fi throughput of 10Gbps. It includes a 10G WAN interface to pair with 10 Gb/second fiber modems for multi-gigabit services to the home. Widespread roll-out of 10G fibre […]

February 28, 2023

Vantiva unveils Falcon 5G

Vantiva, formerly known as Technicolor, has launched its Falcon 5G fixed wireless access (FWA) customer premises equipment (CPE) at Mobile World Congress 2023 in Barcelona. The integrated solution delivers uncompromised wireless speeds to all corners of the subscriber’s homes. “With Falcon 5G, Vantiva addresses two distinct market opportunities. It is an ideal solution for mobile […]

February 27, 2023

Forecast: MWC 2023 to focus on ESG, 5G and AR

As the tech world gears up for Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2023 in Barcelona, industry experts predict that this marquee event will set the stage for the telecoms industry in 2023. The focus will be on Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG), 5G mobile, and Augmented Reality (AR), observes GlobalData, a data and analytics company. Emma […]

February 24, 2023

ADB introduces its first Wi-Fi 7 gateway Cheetah

ADB, a provider of Enterprise and In-home solutions for Video and Telco operators, has announced its first multi-gigabit XGS-PON Wi-Fi 7 gateway, Cheetah. Bringing together all key benefits of Wi-Fi 7, such as 320Mhz ultra-wide channel, 4k-QAM modulation, Preamble Puncturing, and Multi-Link Operation, ADB’s newest broadband solution enables Wi-Fi with extremely high throughput (up to […]

February 23, 2023

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