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Singtel, a Singaporean telecommunications conglomerate, and its Australian subsidiary Optus have expanded their 5G ecosystems by adding Amazon Web Services (AWS) Outposts to their portfolio of hybrid cloud technologies from hyperscale cloud providers in their respective multi-access edge compute (MEC) platforms.    With Amazon Web Services Outpost, MEC will power 5G solutions such as robotics, drones, autonomous vehicles and artificial intelligence to function with very little latency, and closer to end-users. Companies can access MECs with AWS Outposts from the nearest Singtel site, allowing them to seamlessly manage their applications that utilize AWS tools and benefit from extremely low latency data processing.   Furthermore, Singtel may optionally install the MEC with AWS Outposts at the customer’s site for testing, in the case where the customer wishes to keep confidential data on its premises.   Bill Chang, CEO of group enterprise at Singtel said its partnership with AWS will increase the…

The world is still standing on its tip toes and looking over its shoulder because of how our lives have changed since the end of 2019. Yes, we are all tired of hearing this, but the truth is that a pandemic is still very real, and we all have a duty to protect ourselves and each other.   Therefore, some of the biggest events in the telecommunications industry are going virtual in 2021. Even though general societal norms have been halted to a large extent, we are still moving forward, albeit at a slow pace with much more cautious steps. We invite you to explore the list we have compiled of the top telecom events that will take place online this year. CC-Enterprise Webinar.Live Session CC (Carrier Community) is organising its next digital Enterprise CC-Webinar.Live Panel Discussion and Knowledge Sharing Session, scheduled to take place on April 12, 2021. During…

Orange launches satellite broadband service in France Orange-owned satellite broadband business Nordnet has officially launched its satellite broadband service in France. As is well known, Neosat provides broadband services of up to 100 Mbps to homes and businesses in areas with poor connectivity for less than €40 per month. Nordet launched its services just as a new generation of satellite broadband services is beginning to emerge around the globe. The company packages satellite broadband services with a fixed-line telephone service, together with unlimited calls to fixed and mobile telephones and certain other destinations. Read more at: https://tinyurl.com/ap4rdryh Microsoft acquires Marsden  In continuation to expand its capabilities to better serve industry verticals, Microsoft has acquired The Marsden Group, the company’s current partner focused on rapid prototyping and digital transformation for industrial customers. The acquisition of Marsden, an existing Microsoft Gold partner, will accelerate Microsoft’s capability to take advantage of its cloud,…

Dialpad, a leading cloud communications platform for AI-powered calling, conferencing and contact centers, has announced the launch of the Dialpad Partner Success portal, providing the company’s resale partners with a host of tools and features to help drive business growth. This announcement comes after a record-breaking year for the company.   The Dialpad Partner Success Portal provides additional resources and tools to help resellers and agent partners develop and expand their Unified Communications-as-a-Service (UCaaS), contact centers and collaborative businesses.   The Partner Success Portal is just the first addition to the Dialpad channel program. The company is also developing a new Inside Channel Management (ICM) team to contribute to the growing Channel program. The ICM program will provide special care and attention in an effort to improve relationships with partners. From April 6th,  users will be able to sign up for the new Dialpad Success Portal.   Mike Kane, VP…

Vodia Networks, manufacturer of cutting-edge software-based telephone systems, has announced its 2021 Webinar schedule. A number of industry-leading companies will participate in the webinars, including CyberData, Fanvil, Quest Blue and Yealink. Each webinar will demonstrate the features and ease of use of the new version of Vodia’s industry-leading multi-tenant cloud PBX, version 67, which was released in February 2021. The webinars are designed for both resellers and end-users.    “We’re excited about 67, particularly how perfectly it integrates with Microsoft Teams,” said Vodia CEO Christian Stredicke. “Our best-in-class cloud PBX is the telephony system SMBs need to thrive during these challenging times and going forward. We invite all of our partners and resellers to participate in these webinars, and to invite their customers as well. For SMBs interested in our cloud PBX, we are happy to connect you with an outstanding reseller in your area. Please join us for what…

Mobile World Congress 2021 to require a negative Covid test for entry GSMA, the organization hosting the Mobile World Congress 2021, has announced a health and safety plan for its event. Of course, requirements include doing all the usual things such as wearing masks, washing hands, keeping distance, and following the proper sneezing and coughing esthetics, but there are more specific safety outlines. One of the most important stipulations in place will be the  requirement of proof of a negative Covid test, which will be fully managed by the MWC app. Read more at: https://tinyurl.com/5ssd8d8u Intel to tackle data privacy with DARPA Intel has become a part of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) as a research partner to help run its Data Projection in Virtual Environments (DPRIVE) program. This program is seeking ways to improve fully homomorphic encryption (FHE), that allows the processing of encrypted data without the…

Juniper Networks, an American multinational corporation that develops and markets networking products, has announced a partnership with PBX-Change, a VoIP and Internet service provider. From now on, PBX-Change will be able to introduce customers to the innovative Flexible Service Edge technology of Juniper’s Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN), that provides business quality Unified Communications (UC) and business continuity services.   Combining Juniper’s Flexible Service Edge technology with the capabilities and features offered by PBX-Change will assist customers in optimizing their networks by providing high-speed priority services for critical business applications.   PBX-Change is Tampa’s leading provider of business voice and ultra-high-speed Internet services, specializing in voice, cloud and Gigabit + Internet services. The company is recognized for providing exceptional services to local and national customers.   Ryan Yaldor, CTO of PBX-Change, commented: “From the very beginning, our company’s cornerstone has been the dedicated, specialized service that we offer all of…

Verizon has announced Verizon Women’s CoLab, an attempt to support women in the current crisis of women leaving the workforce at an increased pace due to the Covid-19 pandemic. This initiative will involve Verizon’s key stakeholders, customers, employees and the general public.   These actions by Verizon follow a recent survey by Morning Consult, ordered by Verizon, which found that women were leaving work due to burnout because of the Covid-19 pandemic, and having to take on additional responsibilities in their personal lives and at home.   Verizon Women’s CoLab will be released later this year. It is a synergetic engine for women’s careers, wherever they might be. This initiative  unites resources for women to succeed in an increasingly digital world, during and after the pandemic. Participants will gain access to leaders, top-notch development resources, and a wealth of tools that will assist them to stay and prosper in the…

Ever since VoIP disrupted the telecom sector, things have never been the same. In today’s fast track world everyone is familiar with this technology. Maybe not by name, but certainly with the use of it. By using VoIP with a capable Internet connection, you can call anyone, anywhere in the world, without paying your network service provider for the call. Starting to sound familiar, right? Today, VoIP is the dominant force in telecoms and continues to grow in influence. Voice over IP is a technology that converts the voice of a user into a digital signal, facilitating direct calling from computers or any other device. VoIP is becoming more and more valued by the companies requiring communications, which basically includes every company in existence today. It is predicted that the VoIP market will grow by 12% between 2019 and 2025 thanks to its low cost, decentralization and extensive…

Telefonica announces creation of a new Brazilian fibre company Telefonica has announced the establishment of a new Brazilian fiber company called FiBrasil. The company will be a joint venture between the operator and the Canadian Pension Fund CDPQ (Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec). Telefonica’s 50% stake will be divided equally between Telefonica Brasil (Vevo) and the Group’s infrastructure division Telefónica Infra. FiBrasil will initially install and operate fiber optic networks in several medium-sized cities throughout Brazil outside São Paulo. Telefonica itself will be the key manager of the company. Read more at: https://tinyurl.com/53vt7s3k Samsung beats 5G speed record again  Korean technology giant Samsung claims to have set a new 5G speed record. During the test, 5.23 Gbps was achieved on a single device, with the testing being performed under laboratory conditions using commercial equipment. These details are crucial when it comes to the 5G speed record, as Samsung…