Rolls-Royce Wants Autonomous Ships Roaming the Oceans By 2020

Rolls-Royce Rolls-Royce is working to bring crewless boats to the world’s seas by 2020. The company believes that the self-driving vessels could lower the cost of sea transportation by up to 20 percent, Sky News reports. According to the engineering company’s vice president of innovation, Oskar Levander, Rolls-Royce will work on tugboats and ferries before…

PortaBilling Now Supports Sprint, Other CDMA Networks Via Interoperability With BroadForward BFX Interface Gateway

PortaBilling, Sprint, BroadForward Interoperability Enables North American CDMA Mobile Networks to Deploy PortaOne’s B/OSS for Real-Time Billing, Service Provisioning and Customer Management Global communications software company PortaOne, Inc. today announced it has completed interoperability testing between its PortaBilling B/OSS (Business and Operation Support System) and the BFX Interface Gateway from BroadForward, a leader in interworking…

Quortus introduces virtual core network solutions for MVNOs and MVNEs

Quortus, virtual core Customizable feature pack offers total architectural flexibility and “pay-as-you grow” business model Quortus today announced the release of a flexible, configurable virtual cellular core network solution targeted specifically at the needs of Mobile Virtual Network Operators and Mobile Virtual Network Enablers (MNVOs/MVNEs). Based on the company’s ECX Core scalable, multi-standard core network…

Pareteum Executive Management Team and Board Demonstrate Long-Term Commitment to Company Growth with the Purchase of Shares

Pareteum Pareteum Corporation (NYSE MKT: TEUM) (“Pareteum” or the “Company”), a leading international provider of mobile networking software and services, today announced that Hal Turner, Executive Chairman, Vic Bozzo, Chief Executive Officer, Ted O’Donnell, Chief Financial Officer and Independent Directors Yves van Sante and Roderick de Greef entered into a share purchase agreement and participated…

MDS expands portfolio of cost analytics solutions to improve service provider margins by up to 15%

MDS MDS has announced the launch of a suite of cost efficiency analytic solutions designed to help network operators and MVNOs reduce costs and improve margins by up to 15%. MDS’ solutions are already helping tier one carriers in the UK and Europe and mobile operators from Singapore to Chile to target the largest costs and…

Artilium PLC Major contract update and extension with Telenet Group

Artilium Artilium plc (‘Artilium’ or the ‘Company’) Artilium secures major contract upgrade and extension from largest customer Telenet Artilium plc (LSE/AIM: ARTA), the AIM quoted provider of innovative telecommunication software and solutions, is pleased to announce that it has secured an expanded MVNE platform agreement with its largest customer, Telenet Group BVBA (“Telenet”), securing the…

Volkswagen prefers Sierra Wireless to enable next-generation connected vehicles with 4G LTE embedded modules

Volkswagen, Sierra Wireless, connected vehicles Sierra Wireless ( NASDAQ : SWIR ) ( TSX : SW ), a leading provider of fully integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced that Volkswagen has selected Sierra Wireless AirPrime® AR Series modules and the Legato® platform for its next generation of connected cars. Sierra…

The (mighty) roaming SIM: Roaming specialist execMobile sees demand for an old fashioned SIM

roaming SIM, execMobile Roaming specialist execMobile sees demand for an old fashioned SIM, but it needs to provide multi network coverage. ExecMobile, the leading provider of connectivity solutions for business travellers, today announced enhanced low-cost solutions for leisure travellers. The company’s PocketWifi is used by many corporate travellers to remain connected and mobile, but leisure…

Sierra Wireless Deal with Volkswagen Is Only the Start

Sierra Wireless Play IoT Growth with Sierra Wireless The growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) segment is only in its infancy, and by many accounts, the development will be massive, which will reward companies like Sierra Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWIR). Many of you may not have heard about Sierra Wireless, based in Canada, but the…

Project Fi currently testing VoLTE calling for ‘subset’ of subscribers

Project Fi, VoLTE Resulting in quality and usability improvements, Voice over LTE allows calls to be made and received over data networks. Now, we learn that Google’s Project Fi MVNO is beginning to test VoLTE calling with a subset of subscribers. According to Google, calls placed over LTE will be higher quality than those made…

Telefónica and Síminn enter into partnership covering procurement, roaming and services

Telefónica, Síminn Telefónica and Síminn have signed a partnership agreement which will include a wide range of business areas such as procurement, roaming, digital products and multinational services. Telefónica and Síminn (Iceland Telecom) have signed a partnership agreement with a wide remit. The partnership is supported by the Telefónica Partners Program, which includes other operators…

SK Telecom Demonstrated Federated Network Slicing for Int’l Roaming of 5G Services

SK Telecom SK Telecom announced on February 15 that it developed federated network slicing, one of the most important techniques for the realization of 5G communication networks, for the first time in the world in cooperation with Deutsche Telekom and Ericsson and succeeded in demonstrating the technology. During the demonstration of the technology on February…

Regulated roaming ‘unambiguously bad’ for regional Australia, Telstra CEO says

roaming, Australia, Telstra Penn repeats warning over potential hit to regional mobile investment Any decision by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to regulate domestic mobile roaming would be “unambiguously bad for regional Australia,” Telstra CEO Andy Penn told a half-year results briefing this morning. The ACCC announced in September that it had launched an…

MoT launches pre-loaded SIM Card for tourists arriving on E-visa

MoT, SIM Card Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Tourism and Culture, Government of India launched the initiative of the providing pre-loaded SIM Card to foreign tourists arriving on e-Visa here yesterday. Speaking on the occasion, Dr Sharma said that this unique initiative will facilitate the foreign tourists in communicating with their…

Thirteen companies interested in becoming TOT’s 4G/2.3 GHz partner

TOT THIRTEEN companies have picked up the documents required to make a proposal to be TOT’s partner in providing 4G service on the state agency’s 2.3GHz band, said Rungsun Channarukul, TOT’s senior executive vice president/mobile unit. TOT made the documents available last Friday, with yesterday as the deadline for picking them up. Among the 13…

iBasis Enhanced Analytics Empowers Cubic Telecom with Global Connectivity and Data Insights

iBasis iBasis, a KPN company, today launched a new version of its award-winning InVision advanced analytics platform for proactively monitoring GRX and S8 data traffic. iBasis further enhanced it’s solution with Cubic Telecom’s connectivity tools; adding new features including enhanced visualization of global data traffic and a unique intelligent alarming capability. In addition to monitoring…

Eclipse IoT Announces Support for OMA LightweightM2M 1.0 Device Management Standard

Eclipse IoT The Eclipse IoT Working Group, a collaborative working group of the Eclipse Foundation, is pleased to announce the Eclipse Leshan open source project will support the newly ratified Open Mobile Alliance (OMA) LightweightM2M (LwM2M) 1.0 device management standard. LwM2M has become an important Internet of Things (IoT) standard for managing low power and…

Charter Jumps Into 5G Testing as Part of Its Mobile Ambitions

Charter, 5G Charter Communications CEO Thomas Rutledge kicked off the company’s fourth quarter 2016 earnings call today by saying, “2016 was a very big year for Charter.” That’s an understatement. In 2016, the cable company acquired Bright House Networks and Time Warner Cable. Those acquisitions effectively quadrupled the size of Charter, which now passes 50…

MNOs and MVNOs can increase revenue by more than 3% by changing byte increment – Maximal Analytics

MNOs, MVNOs,Maximal Analytics Miracle Mill Gmbh launches their new and highly unique platform “Maximal Analytics” at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. MNOs and MVNOs can gain insight and get a comprehensive statistical analysis of their competitors’ subscription models in a simple, intelligible and easy way. BAAR, Switzerland – Feb. 14, 2017 – — Maximal…

Scrapping EU roaming charges will hit operators for ‘million of pounds’

EU roaming charges source Mobile News Analysts claim revenues will be heavily affected after ruling comes into force on June 15 UK operators will be hit for millions of pounds in revenue as a consequence of EU roaming charges being scrapped from June. This is according to leading industry analysts, who claimed the move could…

Redknee to provide BSS solution for WOM Chile

Redknee, WOM Chile Redknee Solutions Inc. (TSX: RKN), a leading provider of real-time monetization and subscriber management software, is pleased to announce that it has signed a multi-year, multi-million dollar deal with WOM Chile. This BSS transformation project comes at a time when WOM is experiencing rapid growth and needs an agile business support solution…

Teraki to use ASPIDER-NGI eSIM eConnect to embed data reduction capability

Teraki, ASPIDER-NGI, eSIM ASPIDER-NGI delivers eSIM eConnect to support Teraki OEM solutions to automotive OEMs & Manufacturers The Netherlands, ASPIDER-NGI, a leading provider of MVNE, IoT, eSIM and content solutions, today announced the supply of eSIM technologies to Berlin based Teraki, an innovative leader in data reduction solutions. ASPIDER-NGI is providing its new eSIM eConnect…

Nokia wheels out a complete MVNO package. Makes a change from WinPho

Nokia, MVNO Taking ‘mobile operators are our customers’ a bit too far? Nokia has wheeled out a worldwide IoT network grid (WING) that sounds remarkably like an all-in-one mobile virtual network operators offering. The WING will, according to a Nokia announcement, “manage the IoT connectivity and services needs of a client’s assets – such as…

Nokia introduces worldwide IoT network grid as a service #MWC17

Nokia, IoT Nokia worldwide IoT network grid (‘WING’) enables communication service providers and enterprises to take advantage of new business opportunities that will become available through a multi-country federation of IoT connectivity services Draws on Nokia’s extensive technology and services portfolio including a global services command center which uses the Nokia IMPACT IoT Platform with…