Finnish operator Elisa and Nokia Siemens Networks have demonstrated a new technology that allows operators to simply and cost effectively increase voice capacity of their 3G networks, potentially up to 100%.
The Swedish Rail Administration, Banverket, is leveraging technology from Alcatel-Lucent to ensure the safe and smooth operation of its nationwide rail network by migrating its mission-critical voice, video and data traffic from various legacy networks onto a single, converged high-speed broadband network.
At the Future of the Internet conference in Prague, Gemalto, Microsoft, Nokia and Philips announced a new initiative that will address the fundamental societal issue of trust in new and emerging digital services.
AT&T, NEC and Corning presented the results of a record-setting optical fiber transmission capacity test, using emerging network technologies to transmit data at 114 Gigabits per second over each of 320 separate optical channels on a single, 580-kilometer optically amplified link, resulting in a total bandwidth capacity of 32 Terabits per second.
Cisco announced that its first Cisco Entrepreneur Institute training center in the United Arab Emirates opened at the Dubai Knowledge Village.
IBM has been selected by Taiwan government to help build a Smart Taxation Service System. As part of IBM’s collaboration with Ministry of Finance, the ministry’s Financial Data Centre (FDC) has completed the first phase of the Taxation Information System Integration and Reengineering Project (TISIR Project), which was kicked off in 2007.
Nokia Siemens Networks and EMC joined forces in a technology and reseller alliance that will bring advanced IP management to service providers worldwide.
Ericsson believes mass deployment of broadband networks can accelerate the shift from physical to virtual infrastructure and services, contributing to the creation of a low-carbon economy.
Ericsson fiber technology connects homes in India to a breadth of high-end data, TV and communications services. An agreement with one of India’s in-building management solution companies is the first step in bringing high-speed connectivity to millions of homes in India.
Meta System Spa, company specializes in R&D and production of electronics applied to advanced safety systems for motor vehicle market and Wavecom, company that offers wireless communication solutions for the automotive industry, will collaborate to develop two joint automotive telematics solutions.
Taiwan’s operator Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) and HTC unveiled the world’s first traditional Chinese-language Android-powered mobile phone, the HTC Magic. The HTC Magic will be available on various price plans.
Alcatel-Lucent signed two framework agreements valued USD 1.7 billion in total with China Mobile and China Telecom, to provide network upgrades, integration and maintenance services in 2009.
Nokia announced its third fully integrated Near Field Communication (NFC) device, the Nokia 6216 classic.
Alcatel-Lucent will provide T-Systems and Deutsche Telekom with convergent communications solutions from its enterprise portfolio.
Infineon Technologies announced a collaboration with Nokia. The Infineon solution will allow Nokia to offer affordable mobile devices and enables easy access to the Internet.
Cisco announced an initiative to increase productivity and foster innovation in Korea. Cisco’s Intelligent Urbanisation initiative was recently launched to help cities around the world use the network as the next utility for integrated city management, a better quality of life for citizens, and economic development.
Huawei and China Telecom announce the commercial launch of new 3G CDMA networks in many of China’ s largest cities and regions.
Orange and Nokia will extend their partnership with a new, simple-to-use email service for consumers. This extension to their multi-country agreement will deliver and launch a co-branded solution, Nokia Messaging by Orange, on a range of Orange Signature devices, aiming to bring mobile email to everyone.
Telefonica and Nokia have signed a strategic agreement to bring educational content to remote schools in Latin America through the use of mobile technology. The companies made a commitment to transform the delivery of education in isolated areas as a way to close the digital inclusion gap in the region and promote social development.
The team of 21st century builders, engineers and historians tasked with recreating Leonardo daVinci’s inventions for the new Discovery Channel series DOING DAVINCI are using Autodesk Inventor 3D design and engineering software to virtually test the renowned inventor’s designs.
At the United Nations’ Alliance of Civilizations Forum, Cisco announced Dialogue Café, an initiative designed to connect diverse groups of citizens from around the world to stimulate ideas that address social, environmental and economic issues, such as youth literacy and job skills needed for the 21st century.
Open source software from Sun is enabling the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to build a secure, open technology platform to connect federal government agencies and health information exchanges in a “network of networks” – the Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN) – built over the Internet.
Qualcomm offered its endorsement for the Third Generation Partnership Project’s (3GPP’s) recent approval of the eCall in-band modem specification, which supports the EU’s eCall road safety initiative.
Infineon, SkyTerra and TerreStar announced the world’s first multi-standard mobile platform based on Infineon’s software-defined-radio (SDR) technology. SkyTerra and TerreStar are both developing next-generation integrated satellite-terrestrial communications networks.
The city of Parma, Italy has entered into a strategic initiative with IBM with the aim of creating a Smart City. IBM consultants will serve on an Innovation Board to identify and design a new model for a sustainable city through a range of digital solutions.