Ericsson’s USA 5G Smart Factory in Lewisville, Texas, has been recognized by the World Economic Forum as a global front runner in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR). The Forum has awarded the site with its prestigious “*Global Lighthouse” designation in recognition of Ericsson’s deployment of next-generation technology at the site and its subsequent impact – including an impressive 2.2 times improved output per employee when compared to a similar site without the automation and 4IR improvements.
AT&T is close to selling a big minority stake in DirecTV, AT&T TV Now and U-Verse to private-equity giant TPG, a report says.
Telus International (Cda) Inc, a subsidiary of wireless carrier Telus Corp., has put an objective to raise as much as $833 million in its initial public offering (IPO). This would give the company a valuation of nearly $7 billion.
Telecom Egypt and Orange Egypt signed an amendment to their mobile-to-fixed termination agreement, and an annex to the current agreements extending to 2022 governing international voice services, with the aim of improving their commercial and service quality terms. Additionally, the companies signed another agreement to resolve some pending commercial disputes and develop mechanisms to avoid similar obstacles in the future. These steps come within the framework of the existing strategic cooperation between the two companies aimed at providing premium services to the Egyptian telecom market.
PacketFabric launched flat rate pricing for hybrid cloud connectivity across the U.S. and Europe. With this innovative pricing strategy, PacketFabric continues to lead the market disruption of networking and cloud computing.
Businesses and developers can now build and deploy applications using Verizon 5G Edge with AWS Wavelength in eight locations across the US. Verizon and AWS have launched mobile edge computing (MEC) capabilities in Atlanta, the San Francisco Bay Area, Boston, Dallas, Las Vegas, Miami, New York and Washington, DC, with plans to add two additional cities by year end.
NTT Ltd.’s Global Data Centers division is expanding its worldwide co-location data center platform with new facilities across key markets. NTT Ltd., one of the world’s largest data center providers, operates a platform with over 500,000 sqm of colocation space across 160 data centers located in more than 20 countries and regions.
Ookla, the global leader in fixed broadband and mobile network testing applications, data and analysis today recognised Etisalat for being the fastest mobile network operator worldwide in 2020 providing its subscribers the most superior experience with the fastest mobile speeds from anywhere in the world.