Intelsat SA has obtained the support of key creditor constituencies on the terms of a comprehensive financial restructuring that would reduce the Company’s debt by more than half – from nearly $15 billion to $7 billion – and position the Company for long-term success.
Reports and Coverage
ITU to Use AI to Combat Natural Disasters
The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) – the United Nations specialized agency for information and communication technologies – has launched a new Focus Group to contend with the increasing prevalence and severity of natural disasters with the help of artificial intelligence (AI).
PTC’21: A New Success– A FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND EXPERIENCE
Business Leaders Believe 5G Will Aid in Recovery From COVID
New Subsea Cable Planned Between New Zealand and Australia
Connectivity between Australia and New Zealand could receive a further capacity boost after plans for a new data center build and cable system were revealed today.
DISH Signs Agreement with Crown Castle for New Mobile Network
DISH and Crown Castle has a long-term agreement through which Crown Castle will lease DISH space on up to 20,000 communication towers. As part of the agreement,
DISH will receive certain fiber transport services and also have the option to utilize Crown Castle for pre-construction services. The agreement encompasses leases on towers located nationwide, helping DISH facilitate its buildout of the first open, standalone and virtualized 5G network in the U.S.
What Happened to the Dr Peng/Google and Facebook Cable?
Following security concerns from US officials, it has been announced that Google and Facebook have scrapped plans for a giant subsea cable from Los Angeles to Hong Kong.
iBASIS launches cloud-based security portfolio
iBASIS launched its Managed Cloud-Based Security Portfolio for Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) around the globe, in partnership with global telecoms security company, Positive Technologies, to cost-effectively and immediately deliver security intelligence.
Indoor Cell Sites are Critical for Private 5G Networks
Verizon has recently completed lab trials with Corning and begun lab trials with Samsung on new 5G mmWave in-building solutions which, when commercially launched, will provide 5G mmWave coverage inside facilities such as hospitals, manufacturing facilities, warehouses, schools, ports, retail stores and more. The launch of these indoor cell sites will not only extend the footprint of Verizon’s 5G Ultra Wideband network, but will also bring the promise of private networks with Mobile Edge Compute (MEC) capabilities one step closer.
5G Comes to the EDGE
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.