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A quick roundup of the news in Telecoms | Week #38

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Vodia now interoperable with Skyetel

Vodia has announced the completion of interoperability with Skyetel, an independent telecom carrier. Skyetel clients now have access to Vodia’s certified VoIP telephone system thanks to the proven compatibility of Vodia’s PBX software with Skyetel’s SIP trunks. Skyetel’s multi-tenant SIP trunking platform is set up so that resellers may simply connect to Vodia to provision and manage their DID inventories. Relationship pricing is also available to resellers without the need for contracts, obligations or upfront payments.

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Nokia updates its in-house routing silicon

With the introduction of its new FP5 processor, Nokia has updated its in-house routing silicon, considerably boosting capacity, reducing power consumption and incorporating encryption to improve security. The FP5 has a 4.8 Tbps network processor, which doubles the 2.4 Tbps available on the FP4, and is Nokia’s first chip to handle 800-gig Ethernet routing interfaces. Other benefits include enhanced network security via integrated line rate encryption and increased power economy. The larger 7750 Service Router (SR)-7s and (SR)-14s may be upgraded with FP5. This device is also compatible with the company’s three new, smaller router systems, the 7750 SR-1, -1se and -2se.

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ETNO publishes 5G safety report with the GSMA

ETNO, the European MNO trade organization, has released their ‘Understanding 5G’ study in collaboration with the GSMA. The research delves into the technology’s health and safety issues, as well as its environmental impact, both of which have been the topic of numerous media articles in recent years. This research also offers a number of case studies that emphasize the advantages of 5G in fields such as waste collection, emergency services, ship building and others. The report’s main message is that 5G is as safe as all other similar technologies currently in the market. According to the research, 5G is actually less likely to cause cancer than ham.

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Telefónica Tech and Alias Robotics launch a robot cyber security lab

At the Wayra Innovation Hub in Munich, Telefónica Tech and Alias Robotics, a firm specialized in cyber security for robots, have established the world’s first laboratory devoted entirely to innovation in cyber security for robots. The establishment of this lab, dubbed CS4R (Cyber Security For Robots), is part of the integration of Alias Robotics into Telefonica Tech Ventures’ investment portfolio. The CS4R laboratory will allow both businesses to continue leading the expanding industrial area of cyber security for robotics, approach prospective local clients, and eventually, assist enterprises in confronting safety issues in the next digital surge.

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FAMILEZ™ launches a one-touch video calling app for seniors

FAMILEZ™ has launched the Family Hotline™ app, which allows elders to call their loved ones utilizing one-touch automation that does not require complex navigations, allowing for seamless and simple interactions. With contacts being automatically loaded, seniors may call people at any time with a single click, making it easier for seniors to comprehend and use this app. In addition, family members may remotely adjust their elderly relatives’ video camera and audio settings. To commemorate the introduction of their app, FAMILEZ™ announced a $200,000 donation that will cover the cost of one year of the Family Hotline™ service for 5,000 seniors.

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