The UK Government's newly established Critical Imports Council aims to lessen the disturbance of essential goods flow from disruptions. Market Watch

The UK Government’s newly established Critical Imports Council aims to lessen the disturbance of essential goods flow from unpredictable global supply chain disruptions. Business and Trade Minister, Alan Mak, highlights strengthening critical goods supply against real-world crises through collaborative efforts with industry experts. With representation from diverse sectors including telecommunications, the council will focus on assessing risks and creating robust mitigation strategies.

Enreach, the European contact leader, announced a partnership with CloudCTI, which delivers cloud-based CRM and ERP integrations. UCaaS

Enreach for Service Providers, part of Enreach, the fast-growing European contact leader, has today announced a partnership with Netherlands-based CloudCTI, which delivers cloud-based CRM and ERP integrations to telecom service providers and resellers. The agreement will provide customers with access to 200+ CRM integrations. It will also support the customer experience (CX), analytics features and AI roadmap within Enreach UP, which combines, UCaaS, CCaaS and productivity tools in a fully converged contact solution, optimised for desktop, IP phone or mobile devices.

Fixed wireless service providers in Maine, New York, and Maryland are pointing fingers at T-Mobile due to disruptions in their operations. Telco Buzz

Telecommunications heavy hitter T-Mobile finds itself under scrutiny as fixed wireless service providers in Maine, New York, and Maryland report disruptions attributed to T-Mobile’s 5G operations. Bloosurf has appealed to the FCC, seeking a refrain on T-Mobile’s 5G functions where they intersect with its own services, stirring up a complex debate hinging on a 1977 FCC decision regarding interference.

In a step toward enhancing capabilities of the LHC, Nokia successfully concluded an optical transmission trial in collaboration with SURF. Broadband

In a significant step toward enhancing the capabilities of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), Nokia has successfully concluded an optical transmission trial in collaboration with SURF, a key player in Dutch education and research IT infrastructure. The trial achieved a breakthrough single carrier 800Gb/s optical transmission over SURF’s extensive cross-border network, which forms part of the vital research and education connectivity in Europe.