News Roundup

A quick roundup of the news in Telecoms | Week #51

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Amazon Web Services awarded $724M cloud contract

The US Navy has issued a single contract to Amazon Web Services (AWS) potentially worth $723.9 million. Under a five-year enterprise software license (ESL) agreement, AWS will provide the Department of the Navy access to AWS’ commercial cloud environment, including training, certification courses and professional services from the cloud provider. The ESL includes work to be performed from December 2022 through to December 2028.

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Infovista unveils its 360° Assurance solution for VoLTE and VoNR

Infovista, a global leader in network lifecycle automation, has introduced its 360° Assurance for VoLTE/VoNR solution. This advancement will equip mobile voice service providers with a comprehensive, end-to-end solution to ensure a better customer experience when using voice services. Infovista’s 360° Assurance for VoLTE/VoNR solution is designed to address specific problems that service providers face when assuring VoLTE and VoNR services, including detecting and resolving one-way audio issues, long setup delays, silent calls, roaming issues, mobility aspects, circuit-switch fallback (CSFB) issues and user device issues.

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DIDWW acquires telecom licenses in Slovenia, Croatia and Spain

DIDWW, a leading telecom operator that offers premium quality VoIP communications for businesses and telco carriers, has announced the addition of Slovenia, Croatia and Spain to its license portfolio. Currently, DIDWW holds national telecom operator licenses in 28 countries and offers its own numbering resources. Ligita Chochlova, Regulatory Compliance Manager at DIDWW, said, “The addition of three new countries is part of our commitment to offer fully compliant communication services to customers in all the markets in which DIDWW operates.”

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Nokia and Etisalat UAE show first 100 Gbps fiber broadband

Nokia has announced that together with Etisalat UAE, branded as Etisalat by e&, have demonstrated the fastest passive optical network (PON) speed in the Middle East and Africa region. A proof-of-concept (PoC) demonstration at the Nokia Bell Lab’s PON achieved speeds up to 100 gigabits per second (Gb/s) on a single wavelength, which is claimed to be four times faster than the most advanced networks available today. According to the statement, Nokia Bell Labs used innovative digital signal processing (DSP) techniques to achieve this result. With advanced DSP, the steps to 50G and 100G are straightforward, and 100G could become commercially available in the 2030s.

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Ericsson establishes Green Financing Framework

Ericsson, a worldwide leader in delivering ICT solutions, has announced a new financing framework to cover future investments in energy efficient technologies and renewable energy. Ericsson’s Chief Financial Officer Carl Mellander said, “Proceeds raised under the framework will include capital expenditures and R&D investments in enhanced portfolio energy performance in our existing 4G and 5G offerings as well as future 6G solutions. Extending our leadership in energy efficiency is a key priority for Ericsson and of strategic importance for our operator customers.”

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