IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Verizon and AWS are now offering mobile edge computing in 17 locations, adding Charlotte, Detroit, Los Angeles, and Minneapolis to expand availability in more US metro areas.
HGC Global Communications Limited (HGC) and Kacific Broadband Satellites Group (Kacific) have collaborated to boost critical connectivity across emerging markets in the Philippines, providing high standards of connectivity service delivery and quality.
Console Connect and Colt Technology Services have completed the first stage of major API-led interoperability between their global on-demand SDN platforms. The collaboration demonstrates a mutual commitment to end-to-end automation and recognizes the need for increased interoperability and collaboration to orchestrate connectivity among networks.
American Tower adds Shamrock Consulting Group to its growing Channel Partner program where it could gain access to the innovative edge and metro colocation services in key markets across the US.
TELUS is connecting more Canadians to its next-generation 5G network ahead of schedule, reaching 70% of the Canadian population as part of its significant $54 billion investment in infrastructure and operations through 2024.
Service Management & Orchestration evolves the service layer of traditional OSS using intent-based orchestration, standard models (e.g., YANG) and closed-loop control to fully automate services across hybrid domains. With a real-time, end-to-end view of the entire service and a single interface into the BSS layer, service providers can achieve a zero-touch operational model that is essential for new multivendor digital services, including highly dynamic 5G and IoT offerings.
MTN GlobalConnect, a digital wholesale and infrastructure services company, is investing in an end-to-end digital ecosystem offering advanced digital solutions to businesses in Africa. Leading the journey is General Manager of Wholesale Mobility Kedar Gupte, who is driven by the market opportunity in a mobile-first economy. Telecom Review Africa had the chance to talk with him and learn what MTN GlobalConnect is planning for the digital wholesale mobility landscape of Africa.