News Roundup

A quick roundup of the news in Telecoms | Week #39

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Europe may see mobile network interruptions this winter

Since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February earlier this year, there has been almost daily talk about potential energy shortages and soaring costs. According to telecom sector insiders, any power outages or energy restrictions may have a negative impact on communication networks. According to this assertion, many European nations do not have enough backup measures to mitigate power outages. This increases the likelihood of tower batteries running out and mobile networks failing.

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Deutsche Telekom unveils the 5G T Phone

Deutsche Telekom has introduced their T Phone and T Phone Pro, two in-house handsets with prices starting below €250 and now available in 10 European regions. Subscribers in Austria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Poland, Romania and Slovakia will be able to purchase the gadgets. Both devices run on Android 12.0 and have three rear cameras, including a 50MP primary camera, as well as a 5MP front camera.

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CallTower introduces native MMS and SMS for MS Teams

CallTower, a cloud-based, enterprise-class, unified communications supplier, has introduced CT Text with MMS and SMS texting features, allowing customers to exchange text communication directly from within the MS Teams platform, increasing the ease and efficiency of business collaborations. CT Text enhances the reach and effect of SMS and MMS users within Microsoft teams by using the same number as that employed for voice conversations.

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GoTo purchases mobile device management company Miradore

GoTo, an all-in-one business communications and IT support platform, has reported that its acquisition of the cloud-based device management company Miradore had been successfully completed. This transaction builds on many recent GoTo IT support and management portfolio upgrades, including new Remote Management and Monitoring (RMM) capabilities and an updated GoTo Resolve solution designed exclusively for Managed Service Providers (MSPs).

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Dell and Wind River release a new cloud infrastructure solution

Dell Technologies is launching a new telecom cloud infrastructure solution that was co-developed with Wind River to assist communications service providers (CSPs) in reducing complexity and accelerating cloud-native network deployments. Dell Telecom Infrastructure Blocks are an altogether new method to address the challenges of cloud-native network deployments. Dell is the first company to release a co-engineered system with Wind River that is factory integrated and  intended to host telecom workloads that can be readily expanded with automation, together with simplified Dell support for the complete infrastructure stack.

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