Tasmanian Networks Pty Limited (TasNetworks) has selected coherent optical solutions from Ciena to address rising bandwidth requirements driven by IoT, 5G and data center services. Ciena solutions will provide the end-users of TasNetworks across the state with connectivity for mission-critical tasks.
Cisco has announced the intent to acquire privately-held Fluidmesh Networks, a leader in wireless backhaul systems. Fluidmesh’s Technology is expected to strengthen Cisco’s Wireless Solutions for the Industrial Internet of Things.
Communication plays a major role in containing the pandemic. Telecommunication networks all over the world have been supporting our fight against the COVID-19 virus. TIM (Telecom Italia) along with the in-house company of Italy’s Ministry of Economic Development, Infratel Italia will lay fiber-optic cables to deliver ultrabroadband in eight regions in the country to address the emergency situation caused by COVID-19.
Two weeks into lockdown to prevent the spread of Coronavirus, Indian villages are witnessing a surge in data consumption. Local news media reports a data consumption jump of nearly 100 percent in rural India after the lockdown was announced by the Central government.
Corona crisis is gripping the world. As part of efforts to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, Orange has allocated an additional three million euros to the Orange Foundation. This special fund will be used to support a variety of healthcare and preventive initiatives, and to provide essential supplies in all countries in which the Group is present. The decision to allocate this additional funding was taken by Orange’s Executive Committee and supplements contributions of five million euros already committed by Orange Foundations in countries in Europe and the Africa and Middle East region.
Microsoft has announced an agreement to acquire Affirmed Networks to deliver new opportunities for a global 5G ecosystem. With Affirmed Networks in the team, Microsoft will be able to offer new and innovative solutions tailored to the unique needs of operators, including managing their network workloads in the cloud.