Articles Posted in the Telecom News Category

  • Gitex 2010 – Empowering.Connecting.Entertaining

    Gitex 2010 – Empowering.Connecting.Entertaining

    Gitex 2010 – One of the world’s biggest IT event is about to start from 17th October 2010 at World Trade Center, Dubai . Everyone is counting days to experience the gathering of IT and…

  • Gartner outlines 10 mobile technologies to watch in 2010 and 2011

    Gartner outlines 10 mobile technologies to watch in 2010 and 2011

    Gartner, Inc. has identified 10 mobile technologies that will evolve significantly through 2011 in ways that will impact short-term mobile strategies and policies. Investments in mobile applications and technologies will increase through 2011 as organizations emerge from the recession and ramp up both business-to-employee (B2E) and business-to-consumer (B2C) mobile spending.

  • Here comes another player in SharePoint performance arena

    Here comes another player in SharePoint performance arena

    With names like Storage Point and Aptimize already in the market offering performance optimization for SharePoint, Sharepoint still needed a software offering features both of these have alone. Today, Alachisoft has released such a product that does both data externalization as well as content optimization alongwith strong caching features. NCachePoint is Alachisoft’s new product focusing ‘SharePoint Performence & Scalability’.

  • Nationwide 4G/LTE rollout for Teliasonera in Norway & Sweden

    Nationwide 4G/LTE rollout for Teliasonera in Norway & Sweden

    During 2010, TeliaSonera expects to offer its customers 4G coverage in the 25 largest municipalities in Sweden alongside the four largest municipalities in Norway, including Oslo. Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) has been selected as the sole supplier of the common core network as well as providing LTE radio access. The Nordic region has had a tradition of being at the forefront of telecommunications development. With TeliaSonera’s 4G/LTE, this region is again in the lead. TeliaSonera now offers the consumers a next generation broadband network with wireless access to interactive and capacity-demanding services such as real-time web, online gaming, social media collaboration and video conferencing.

  • Etisalat selects Alcatel-Lucent to accelerate the deployment of its nationwide fiber optic network in the United Arab Emirates

    Etisalat selects Alcatel-Lucent to accelerate the deployment of its nationwide fiber optic network in the United Arab Emirates

    Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced that it has been selected by Etisalat, the UAE’s leading telecommunications service provider, to speed up the deployment of its nationwide fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) network. In this multi-million Euro deal, Etisalat will utilize Alcatel-Lucent’s award-winning gigabit passive optical network (GPON) technology to connect 50,000 households and business customers.

  • APPNA to support tele-medicine in Pakistan

    APPNA to support tele-medicine in Pakistan

    Association of Physicians of Pakistani-descent of North America (APPNA), a US based professional association has expressed its willingness to support tele-medicine efforts in Pakistan. This was revealed by a visiting delegation of APPNA in Pakistan. According to a DAWN report, Dr. Samad (President APPNA) said that his association will sponsor a team of Pakistani American physicians who will visit Pakistan on regular basis to conduct surgeries in different disciplines which will help the citizens to save the cost of expensive surgeries.

    “We will also develop a medical college and a hospital in the capital city on the lines of international standards besides extending support in the field of telemedicine’s” said Dr Samad.

  • NSN demonstrates LTE call on commercial software

    NSN demonstrates LTE call on commercial software

    Nokia Siemens Networks recently made the world’s first LTE call using commercial base station and fully standard compliant software. The successful demonstration clearly proves the readiness of Nokia Siemens Networks’ products for early commercial deployments worldwide. Standard compliant LTE network products and terminals are a precondition for commercial network rollouts and for end users to benefit from a large terminal variety from different vendors.

  • NSN helps unlock broadband opportunity

    NSN helps unlock broadband opportunity

    Nokia Siemens Networks will outline its vision for the future of broadband technology for mobile and fixed networks at this year’s Broadband World Forum, September 7-9, Paris, France. Acknowledging both operators’ and individual users’ needs to manage this complex paradigm, Nokia Siemens Networks will showcase an intelligent suite of tools, services and solutions at Broadband World Forum.

  • Gartner: Global smartphone sales hit 40M in 2Q09

    Gartner: Global smartphone sales hit 40M in 2Q09

    Worldwide mobile phone sales totalled 286.1 million units in the second quarter of 2009, a 6.1 per cent decrease from the second quarter of 2008, according to Gartner, Inc. Smartphone sales surpassed 40 million units, a 27 per cent increase from the same period last year, representing the fastest-growing segment of the mobile-devices market. The recession continued to suppress replacement sales in both mature and emerging markets.

  • Mobile Linux hots up as LiMo foundation launches 9 new devices

    Mobile Linux hots up as LiMo foundation launches 9 new devices

    LiMo Foundation™, a global consortium of mobile industry leaders today announced the newest round of LiMo-compliant handsets has been released to market. Developed by leading device manufacturers and LiMo members NEC and Panasonic Mobile Communications for LiMo board member NTT DOCOMO, these latest handset models offer an array of next-generation features and functionality. This announcement signals a continued expansion of LiMo’s footprint in the global mobile marketplace, as well as growing industry endorsement and coalescence around its collaborative device platform.