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A quick roundup of the news in Telecoms | Week #47

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Peerless Network, Ribbon Team Up to Help Businesses Mitigate Unwanted Robocalls

Ribbon Communications, a global software leader in secure IP-based real-time communications, and Peerless Network have joined forces to provide businesses with advanced protection against unwanted robocalling. Peerless Network, which provides telecommunication services and high-quality voice solutions for enterprise customers worldwide, will leverage Ribbon’s advanced security technology to power its new offering designed to combat robocalling. Peerless CallTrue gives its customers more options to deal with those nuisance calls.

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Vodafone picks Google Cloud to develop and host its global data platform

Vodafone Group, one of the world’s leading telecom and technology services companies, has come into partnership with Google Cloud to host its strategic cloud platform for data analytics, business intelligence and machine learning. According to the announcement, Vodafone’s Neuron big-data analytics platform will leverage Google Cloud to enhance its operations by making Vodafone’s existing software cloud-compatible, thus enabling local markets to utilize new platform capabilities without disrupting existing campaigns.

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Sojitz, NTT Com, NEC Partner to Upgrade Communications Infrastructure in Myanmar

Myanmar has chosen Sojitz Corporation, NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), NEC Corporation and NEC Networks and System Integration Corporation (NESIC) to upgrade its communications infrastructure in major cities. The participating tech companies plan to build international internet connection facilities and communications infrastructure that will connect Nay Pyi Taw, Yangon, Mandalay and the Thilawa Special Economic Zone (SEZ) by 2021. The project will also support 5G services, which are expected to be implemented in the near future.

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Xiaomi integrates earthquake alert system into MIUI OS, unveils Xiao AI 3.0 digital assistant

Xiaomi has officially introduced an earthquake warning function that is integrated into its user interface MIUI and has announced the update of its voice assistant Xiao Ai 3.0. Furthermore, the company intends to serve more partners in the manufacturing industry worldwide through its Finance payments service. Chinese tech company has already invested in more than 270 ecosystem partners, among which more than 100 are focused on the development of intelligent equipment and lifestyle products.

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Nokia’s Common Software Foundation platform supports AWS

Nokia has announced that its Common Software Foundation (CSF) platform now supports Amazon Web Services (AWS). As a result of this cooperation, communication service providers (CSPs) will have additional deployment options along with faster service times when deploying new 5G or digital services. This announcement marks the next phase in Nokia’s move to provide cloud-native network functions and applications. The company said that it offers several applications on AWS, including customer experience, service fulfilment, and orchestration solutions.

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