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Patton VoIP Solutions to use Deutsche Telekom’s SIP services

Patton Electronics, a provider of UC, cloud and IoT solutions for carrier, enterprise and industry, has announced that its SmartNode VoIP gateway and eSBC product lines have been tested and are compatible with the new Deutsche Telekom CompanyFlex and DeutschlandLAN SIP-Trunk services. This success is thanks to Patton’s many years of developing innovative hardware, software and cloud based UCC solutions. Patton is committed to continually expanding its extensive cross-certification library. Patton’s SmartNode VoIP Gateways and eSBC will provide key networking features to Deutsche Telekom’s SIP-based business communication solutions.

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Liechtenstein offers the fastest broadband in the world

Cable.co.uk conducted a study that compares and charts global broadband speeds . At the top of the list is Liechtenstein, with the fastest broadband in the world averaging 229.98 Mbps. The data also revealed that North African countries have the slowest broadband connection in the world (3.80 Mbps). The gap between the fastest and slowest broadband is growing every year, with the top five speeds being 276 times faster than the five slowest. The study was based on data collected by the open source project M-Lab, which involved participants from civil society organizations, educational institutions and private sector companies.

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Xiaomi has revealed its new flagship smartphone upgrade

Apple and Samsung have a new competitor in smartphone camera technology. Popular smartphone maker, Xiaomi, has unveiled a new version of the Mi 10 Ultra smartphone with an under-screen selfie camera, that could be ready for release early next year. Except for the obvious absence of a camera punch hole in the new model, there appears to be little visible differences between the screens of the new and old Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra phones. 

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T-Mobile promises faster 5G by the end of 2020

T-Mobile’s 5G network currently covers more than half of the United States with low-bandwidth 600 MHz signals. The company has now announced the activation of faster 2.5 GHz mid-band 5G towers in nearly 90 cities and towns, and plans to expand to even more locations by the end of the year. In addition, T-Mobile was one of the first carriers in the world to use the “layer” principle for 5G, relying on long-distance but slow 600 MHz signals as the main layer everywhere, the 2.5 GHz mid-band to provide faster 5G in cities and towns, and fast millimeter wave signals in the most densely populated areas.

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Telecom provider Veracity gets Premier Certification from Cisco

Veracity Networks, an award-winning enterprise-class Internet, voice and cloud UC service provider, has announced that it has received Cisco’s Premier Certification. To receive this certification, Veracity Networks had to meet strict requirements set by Cisco, including network competency, architectural specialization, reliable support and customer satisfaction. Drew Peterson, Veracity Networks Founder and President, commented: “Becoming a Cisco Premier Partner is a huge accomplishment for our entire team and confirms the ability to further enhance Cisco solutions for our customers.”

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