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Accedo collaborates with Qualcomm

Video solutions provider, Accedo, in collaboration with Qualcomm Technologies, an XR specialist, has announced the development of an end-to-end XR offering for pay-TV operators, accelerating adoption of next-generation viewing experiences across sports, media and home entertainment. Accedo will develop a software stack for high-performance XR hubs built on the Snapdragon Spaces XR Developer Platform. Qualcomm […]

February 26, 2024

BT, Ericsson, Qualcomm network slicing success

BT Group, Ericsson and Qualcomm Technologies, have successfully demonstrated end-to-end consumer and enterprise 5G differentiated connectivity enabled by network slicing on Ericsson’s 5G Core and Radio Access Network technology in the UK with devices powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy Mobile Platform. The trial, which took place at Adastral Park, BT Group’s […]

February 9, 2024

Spain’s Sateliot wants 64 new satellites

Spain’s Sateliot already has a pair of demonstration satellites in orbit and designed to test space-based connectivity for specialist communications, monitoring, tracking and Internet of Things devices. It is looking to raise €30 million in a Series B round in order to add 64 satellites. On January 10th Sateliot said it holds firm orders worth […]

January 16, 2024By Chris Forrester

WiFi alliance selects RUCKUS WiFi 7 platform

CommScope, a specialist in network connectivity, has announced that the Wi-Fi Alliance has selected a member of the RUCKUS Wi-Fi 7 AP family for its Wi-Fi Certified 7 interoperability certification test bed. The device is a commercial access point in the test bed delivering interoperability for the platform across Wi-Fi Certified 7 devices and bringing […]

January 9, 2024

Airties collaborates with Qualcomm

Airties, a provider of managed Wi-Fi solutions for broadband service providers, is collaborating with Qualcomm Technologies, for Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) connectivity solutions. Specifically, the two companies are collaborating to optimise Airties’ managed Wi-Fi solutions to integrate more easily on broadband carrier platforms, featuring Qualcomm 5G Fixed Wireless Access Platform. “Fixed Wireless is unquestionably reshaping […]

December 14, 2023

ADB introduces Springbok and Impala

ADB, a provider of Enterprise and In-home solutions for Video and Telco operators, has expanded its Wi-Fi 7 product portfolio with two additional models, Springbok and Impala. Both models serve as a cost-effective alternative for telecommunications operators aiming to quickly provide their subscribers with the full benefits of Wi-Fi 7 technology, primarily offering faster speeds […]

December 6, 2023

Qualcomm pulls plug on Iridium link

Satellite operator Iridium says that chip-set giant Qualcomm has ended its relationship with Iridium. Qualcomm and Iridium were in an agreement to include satellite-to-cellular chipsets in smartphones. Iridium said that, while “the companies successfully developed and demonstrated the technology,” smartphone makers “have not included the technology in their devices,” leading Qualcomm to end the agreement. […]

November 13, 2023By Chris Forrester

RUCKUS Networks announces new R770 Access Point

 CommScope, a specialist in network connectivity solutions, has unveiled its enterprise-class Wi-Fi 7 access point (AP)—the R770 from RUCKUS Networks. The platform will utilise the advanced capabilities of Wi-Fi 7 coupled with RUCKUS patented innovations to deliver the best possible performance in the most challenging environments of the industries we serve. This AI-driven solution, the newest member of […]

October 10, 2023

Globalstar names Qualcomm’s Jacobs as CEO

Paul Jacobs, the former CEO and chairman of chip-set manufacturer Qualcomm is to be the new CEO at satellite-phone business Globalstar. Globalstar has a contract with Apple to link iPhones with its growing satellite business. The latest iPhones (i14) can already make SES emergency calls in certain countries. Jacobs headed up Qualcomm from 2005 to […]

August 30, 2023By Chris Forrester

Garmin to expand satellite SOS business?

Traffic and destination mapping business Garmin is rumoured to be planning to work with Google to expand its satellite-based SOS telephony market. One report says that Garmin and Google are talking about using Google Messages and its text option on Garmin’s Response services for satellite-based emergency SOS connections. Garmin’s existing emergency service taps into Iridium’s […]

August 30, 2023By Chris Forrester