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Netcracker announced the extension of collaboration with Ooredoo Qatar. Netcracker will continue to provide Managed Services for Ooredoo. Telco Buzz

Netcracker Technology has announced the extension of its long-term collaboration with Ooredoo Qatar. This partnership will see Netcracker continue to provide Managed Services for Ooredoo’s Revenue Management and CRM solutions, supporting both B2C and B2B customers. The enhanced services will cover a broad spectrum of telecom and other sectors, including ICT, IoT, and Cloud, with plans to extend into Fintech and Entertainment.

VMO2 and CCS have inked a new MoU aimed at enhancing technological and telecommunications solutions to bolster digitalisation efforts. Telco Buzz

Virgin Media O2 and Crown Commercial Service have inked a new Memorandum of Understanding aimed at enhancing technological and telecommunications solutions to bolster digitalisation efforts within the UK Government and the wider public sector. CCS, a government body responsible for aiding public sector procurement, has been pivotal in organizing the purchase of common goods and services across various organizations.

Deutsche Telekom, the German telecoms giant, is ramping up its international wholesale services with a focus on the emerging API ecosystem. Telco Buzz

Deutsche Telekom, the German telecommunications giant, is ramping up its international wholesale services with a focus on the emerging API (Application Programming Interface) ecosystem. The company’s Global Carrier division has introduced a suite of services known as Global Carrier Digital Services, providing wholesale customers with access to a range of APIs to enhance their own offerings.

Hong Kong residents now have access to China Telecom's satellite direct-to-phone service. A pivotal step in the operator's expansion. Telco Buzz

In a significant development, Hong Kong residents now have access to China Telecom’s satellite direct-to-phone service, marking a pivotal step in the operator’s expansion strategy. China Telecom has long provided satellite options to mobile customers through a range of devices, including dongles, dedicated satphones, and smartphones equipped with built-in satellite antennas from manufacturers like Huawei.

Cummins sealed a groundbreaking deal with Verizon Business to introduce cutting-edge wireless networks at its Jamestown Engine Plant (JEP). Telco Buzz

Cummins Inc, a global leader in manufacturing heavy-duty truck engines, has sealed a groundbreaking deal with Verizon Business to introduce cutting-edge wireless networks at its Jamestown Engine Plant (JEP) in Lakewood, NY. The collaboration entails the deployment of Verizon’s innovative Neutral Host Network alongside a Private 5G Network within the premises of JEP, aiming to cater to both public and private connectivity needs.

Ooma introduced its AirDial® service in Canada, providing a crucial solution for businesses affected by the phase-out of POTS. Telco Buzz

Ooma, Inc., a leading communications platform, has introduced its AirDial® service in Canada, providing a crucial solution for businesses affected by the phase-out of Plain Old Telephone Service (POTS) across the country. The move comes as major Canadian providers like Bell Canada and TELUS are set to decommission their copper networks, marking the rapid decline of POTS nationwide. This “copper sunset” poses challenges for businesses reliant on POTS for critical equipment such as fire alarms, elevators, and building entry systems.