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RETN, an independent Eurasian supplier of IP transit and corporate communications services, has expanded its network and footprint in the Nordic and Baltic countries. The company offers communication services over its Eurasian network with short lead times, excellent uptimes and numerous levels of redundancy. RETN continues to expand throughout Europe and Asia and aims to provide the finest customer service and the highest SLA for fast, secure and reliable connectivity.   RETN has now established a new office in Finland, demonstrating the company’s long-term network presence and dedication to the area. Finland’s RETN backbone network presently combines six international DWDM lines and serves as a network transport center, linking the Baltic and Nordic areas to Russia and Asia. The RETN Group already has branches in Latvia, Estonia and Sweden.   RETN is also expanding its network by launching the Rezekne – Daugavpils – Vilnius DWDM line, which is one of…

In the fast-paced and demanding world of telecommunications, where new technologies and challenges are always around the next corner, Adam Zeibig, Carrier Manager at VCC Live, is always seeking for a win-win scenario. Read the VoIP.Review exclusive interview with Adam, in which he discusses his experience, motivations, and challenges working in the telecommunications sector, as well as his outlook on the future of AI and IoT in telecoms. Tell us about VCC Live and about your role in the company.  VCC Live is a cloud-based contact center software providing company that is headquartered here in Budapest. But we also have legal entities in Germany and the United States. At the time I started here in the company, which was one and a half year ago, a little bit more than one and a half year ago, we had roughly 65 employees working for us, but during that time we…

With more and more companies looking to gain flexibility, scalability and achieve growth, cloud-based PBX providers are becoming increasingly popular as the top choice in communication systems.   The PBX virtual phone system is secure, convenient and reliable, making it a great choice for businesses. Because no physical hardware is required, it is economical, easy to scale, has plentiful features,  a wide range of integration possibilities, and takes very little time to set up.   If you have decided that a cloud PBX is what your business needs, this summary lists the top 10 hosted PBX providers to help you find the right choice for you. phone.systems™ is a scalable, feature-packed and fully integratable cloud telephony solution for businesses of all sizes. This platform is designed to seamlessly interconnect with any service provider without the need for hardware or software to be purchased or maintained. The phone.systems™ unique and easy…

VMware unveils innovations at VMworld 2021 At its annual VMworld conference, VMware announced its latest advancements which focus on features that simplify multi-cloud installations and improve security. VMware has disclosed new enhancements to VMware Cloud, the industry’s first and only multi-cloud computing architecture that allows clients to migrate their corporate apps to the cloud in almost half the time and for a fraction of the cost. A new VMware Edge product line was also announced, which comprises an Edge stack, secure access service edge (SASE) features and a Telco Cloud Platform. Read more at: https://tinyurl.com/2evz4fsd NTT to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions NTT, a Japanese telecommunications company, has announced that it will issue $2.7 billion in “green bonds,” with the proceeds going towards reducing greenhouse gas emissions and increasing their investment in renewable energy. These green bonds will be divided into three tranches, each with a three-, five-, and ten-year…

To keep up with rising customer expectations, contact center service providers strive to offer a broader range of services and expand their area of coverage. The Czech technology company Daktela, that specializes in providing complete solutions for contact centers and customer communications, has announced a strategic partnership with DIDWW, a global telecoms operator that offers premium quality VoIP communication and SIP trunking services for businesses and telecom carriers all over the world. As part of this cooperation, Daktela will benefit from DIDWW’s extensive virtual phone number coverage, allowing its contact center business to grow and operate efficiently across multiple countries and territories. While maintaining one of the largest VoIP cloud infrastructures in Europe, Daktela continues to expand its market presence globally. For this purpose, the company will use the DIDWW API and online portal for immediate service provisioning. In addition, Daktela will also utilize DIDWW’s fully compliant global…

NEC Corporation, along with its subsidiary OCC Corporation and Sumitomo Electric Industries, has stated that they have conducted the first testing of an uncoupled 4-core underwater fiber cable and confirmed its transmission performance to fulfill the stringent requirements of global telecommunications networks.   International data usage is anticipated to increase by 30-40%  by 2026, owing to reasons such as the expansion of 5G mobile data and the necessity to exchange ever more content between data centers located around the world. Submarine networks are using space division multiplexing (SDM) technology to fulfill this need, which increases the number of separate spatial channels to maximize the overall capacity of the system, decrease energy usage and minimize the cost per bit transferred. Multicore fiber is projected to increase the number of parallel optical fiber cores without changing the size and structure of underwater cables, allowing the introduction of second generation of submarine SDM…

Telefonica partners with Oracle Telefonica Spain has signed a multi-year agreement with Oracle to accelerate the transfer of its business processes to the cloud in order to improve agility and expand its capacity to create new digital services. Oracle will deploy and operate an on-premises version of its Exadata Cloud Service in Telefonica’s data centers as part of the arrangement. The operator will be able to combine its mission-critical systems while still fulfilling data residency and latency requirements. Telefonica intends to migrate its Oracle database systems, as well as its OSS and BSS applications, business intelligence systems, CRM, billing, and revenue management systems, to the new platform. Read more at: https://tinyurl.com/3darh7jd NTT Docomo targets net zero emissions by 2030 NTT Docomo said that by 2030, it intends to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to zero. As part of that effort, Docomo has announced the launch of a new ecosystem called…

INWIT, an Italian infrastructure business, has announced the deployment of its first wooden mobile telecommunications tower, made entirely of sustainable materials, as part of a two-year environmental strategy. The tower is located northeast of Milan, next to a large park and a major motorway.   The mobile tower’s construction is composed of glued laminated wood, entirely sustainable and circular material, an alternative to steel. The tower is 40 meters tall and has four walkways to position the antennas and radio connections of the hosting operators.    The tower is located next to the Est delle Cave Park and will provide cellular network coverage in the region, as well as emergency telephone services, which are especially important for highway traffic on Milan’s A51 Tangenziale Est ring road, close to the tower.   INWIT hopes to leverage the project to assist in restoring the park by applying the finest environmental and landscape…

Malwarebytes™, a worldwide pioneer in real-time cyber protection, has collaborated with non-profit partners Digitunity and Cybercrime Support Network to share the findings of “The Demographics of Cybercrime” study. According to the research, cybercrime does not affect everyone equally.   The research, which surveyed over 5,000 people in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Germany, explains how people experience cybercrime throughout the world and shows how demographics affect the frequency of attacks on people, as well as their emotional reaction to becoming a target.   According to the data analysis, underprivileged groups facing societal stigma, such as those with lower incomes and lower education levels, feel less comfortable about their online experiences, and are more likely to be targeted. They are also more likely to be attacked and report  greater emotional strain while reacting to cyberattacks.   According to the findings of the study, particular groups report a higher chance…

There are a few things that are as challenging and thrilling as running your own business. But owning a business is also a big responsibility. Today’s markets are highly competitive and there are numerous experienced business owners who might intimidate you with their knowledge and work experience.   In every business, your communication with customers is often the most important component of your success. Direct communication allows you to explore your customers’ habits and interests, but most importantly, build relationships with them.   You might think that Internet telephony only benefits larger enterprises, but that is simply not true. In fact, small businesses, especially startups, can greatly benefit from the extra freedom, flexibility and lower costs that an Internet phone service offers. VoIP has helped small businesses improve their phone call handling by 67%, message management by 63% and remote work by 57%. There are many good reasons to try…