CELLSMART, the cellular intelligence brand of SmartCIC Technologies, has launched an initiative to capture independent and enterprise-grade cellular intelligence across 30 National Football League (NFL) cities across the US. It will use artificial intelligence (AI) to optimise testing routes to achieve maximum data density to support predictive analytics while reducing its carbon footprint. Testing kicks off in Florida in April 2024 and will run throughout the year.

At MWC 2024, a pioneering agreement was drawn between Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison and Huawei, aiming to bolster AI’s transformative role in industry applications and skill enhancement. With AI driving industrial growth, both parties jointly commit to democratizing digitalization and nurturing shared cloud resources, fostering innovation and significant growth.

Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc. has launched Virtuora® IA, an innovative suite of artificial intelligence (AI)-powered network applications. This breakthrough technology, designed to enhance the performance of mobile network operators (MNOs) with significantly streamlined operations, incorporates network-focused machine learning (ML) models and deep telecommunications expertise. By leveraging neural network modeling, Virtuora IA aims to offer MNOs a substantial edge in the competitive 5G arena and future markets.

Telenor, the Norwegian telecom giant, has announced a groundbreaking partnership with Nvidia, marking a significant step towards integrating artificial intelligence (AI) within its operations and offerings in the Nordics. This ambitious initiative is set to transform Telenor’s business model, embedding AI into its network operations and creating AI-driven solutions for its customer base.

In a major development, AI semiconductor giant SAPEON is partnering with DOCOMO Innovations to boost AI services. Their focus ranges from Large Language Models to computer vision AI applications. The collaboration will leverage SAPEON’s latest AI semiconductor, the X330, expected to revolutionize sectors including finance and health. The high-performing X330 not only doubles its predecessor’s power efficiency but permits enhanced operations like voice recognition and automated responses.

As the evolution towards 6G continues, telecommunications mammoths NTT DOCOMO and NTT, have expanded their research circle to include SK Telecom and Rohde & Schwarz. The newly inducted collaborators will aid in various 6G trials in Japan, focusing on identifying potent frequency bands for the upcoming technology. Of particular interest is the development of a ‘6G AI-native air interface’, that promises to bolster network performance and energy effectiveness.

In a bold move, Microsoft has announced a hefty $2.1 billion investment in Spanish AI and Cloud infrastructure, sparking an unparalleled alliance with the Spanish government. The aim is to enhance citizen services, spark AI innovation and bolster national cybersecurity. Beyond the technological edge, this venture could also boost Spain’s GDP by €8.4 billion and generate around 69,000 jobs by 2030.

NEC, a leading Japanese technology firm, has unveiled a groundbreaking Radio Access Network (RAN) optimization tool, revolutionizing how remote-controlled devices, such as robots and automated guided vehicles (AGVs), maintain connection stability and performance within 5G networks. By harnessing advanced artificial intelligence (AI), NEC’s solution promises to deliver unparalleled improvements in both the performance and reliability of these critical devices.

In a significant development within the tech industry, Deutsche Telekom has taken a pioneering step by becoming the first corporate partner of the Fetch.ai Foundation. This collaboration marks a notable endeavor to merge artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, and Web3 technologies, aiming to revolutionize the way autonomous systems interact and operate within the digital world.