Wix, a cloud-based website development platform for over 170 million registered users worldwide, has expanded its global presence and announced a new business partnership with telecommunication and technology service provider, Türk Telekom.
Microsoft has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Metaswitch Networks, a provider of virtualized network software and voice, data and communications solutions for operators, for an undisclosed sum of money.
Seaborn Networks have announced that the JAX NAP (Jacksonville Network Access Point) will host Seaborn as their endpoint for the AMX-1 Subsea cable between Jacksonville, Florida and Rio de Janeiro Brazil.
Etiya, an Independent Software Vendor with more than 1,000 employees and offices in 3 continents and 7 countries, has announced its collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to roll out their ‘Telco-as-a-Service’ (TaaS) solution.
Integrated cloud communications platform provider, 8x8, has announced the availability of 8x8 Express in the UK. 8x8 Express offers a complete business phone system, enabling the UK’s five million micro-businesses to set up a professional cloud communications system “in minutes with no additional support required.”
Somewhat positively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, telecommunication services spending is expected to reach $1.6 billion in 2020 with nearly flat growth compared to 2019, according to IDC. The telecom market is not growing in 2020, but at least it will not shrink.
Philip Jansen decided to donate his salary to the NHS Charities Together Covid-19 appeal for at least the next 6 months and BT announced that no employee will lose their job in the foreseeable future - at least the next three months - as a direct result of changing trading conditions brought about by coronavirus.
Pavlov Media, a Champaign, Ill.-based company offering broadband, voice, and television services, has added a new data center in Orlando, Florida. The new site adds an Orlando to Atlanta 100 Gbps fiber connection to Pavlov Media’s existing U.S. backbone network.
Servpac, Hawaii’s largest independent telecom provider will continue construction of its new MTP data center in Mililani Tech Park during the COVID-19 pandemic. The 30,000 square feet data center with Tier 4 design will be carrier-neutral with multiple fiber entrances.
China Mobile Hong Kong is the first telco operator in Hong Kong to launch its gaming service ‘UGAME’ on mobile and UTV devices. CMHK is partnering with global cloud gaming provider, Ubitus, to launch this 5G cloud gaming service and help shape the future of mobile game streaming.
Rakuten Mobile, Japan’s newest mobile carrier, is set to launch an end-to-end fully virtualized cloud-native 5G mobile network. This mobile carrier will deploy the Nokia 1830 Photonic Service Switch. It would enable Rakuten Mobile to “easily and flexibly” grow its network bandwidth for the rapid rollout of 4G and 5G services.