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A quick roundup of the news in Telecoms | Week #43

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Samsung’s next flagship phone chip, the Exynos 990, is 20% faster

Samsung has released its new Exynos 990 flagship chipset together with the 5G-capable Exynos Modem 5123 that are expected to help the next generation of mobile devices make intensive use of video and artificial intelligence (AI) applications as well as 5G communications. The Korean electronics giant said that the Exynos 990 is 20 percent faster at executing ordinary processing tasks, 20 percent faster in graphics processing and twice as fast in software tuned for the chip’s AI acceleration scheme.

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Nvidia and Ericsson announce the first GPU-powered 5G mobile network

At this year’s Mobile World Congress in Los Angeles, California, Nvidia announced the partnership with Ericsson and Red Hat to help mobile network operators accelerate 5G deployment. The company has compared the power of its GPU-accelerated EGX hardware to traditional CPU-based servers and claims that a single EGX rack provides the equivalent power of as much as 60 dual-socket Intel Xeon processors. Furthermore, this collaboration will focus on 5G radio access networks (RAN) aimed at making AI-enabled applications more accessible at the telco edge, Nvidia said.

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LG G8X ThinQ release date and price confirmed for dual-screen smartphone

LG Electronics has announced that its LG G8X ThinQ with the new and improved LG Dual Screen accessory will become available in the US from the 1st of November for a very reasonable price – USD 699.99. It will be launched simultaneously at major US retailers and mobile carriers, with pre-orders starting on October 25th. In the next few weeks, the LG G8X ThinQ smartphone will appear in other key markets around the world, including Brazil, Germany, Japan, Mexico, Spain and Turkey.

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Akamai Reaches New Milestone for Web Traffic Delivered

Akamai Technologies, an American content delivery network (CDN) and cloud service provider, has achieved a peak speed of 106 Tbps on its network. This is the first time in the company’s 20-year history that the peak volume of data it delivered exceeded the 100 Tbps threshold. Adam Karon, Akamai Executive Vice President and General Manager, Media and Carrier, said, “Delivering 106 terabits per second is roughly the same as downloading 3,300 two-hour HD movies every second, or nearly 12 million an hour.”

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Telus launches cybersecurity service for mid-sized businesses

Telus is now offering a Managed Detection and Response (MDR) cybersecurity service for mid-sized Canadian companies. This new service will enable businesses to monitor potential threats, make a quick response and provide real-time information. Telus’ MDR service, which was once only available to large corporations, will help provide critical capabilities required to accelerate the detection of and response to cybersecurity threats across networks, endpoints and cloud services.

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