Comptek will be part of the Link5G initiative, a revolutionary multi-tenant, multi-service siting solution designed to bridge the digital divide and accelerate the pace of 5G deployments in New York City. In collaboration with ZenFi Networks, the CityBridge Consortium, and Antenna Design, Comptek serves as the designer and manufacturer of the Link5G poles utilized in this project, providing solutions for wireless networks to close the digital divide across New York City.
Ericsson Completes Acquisition of Vonage
Ericsson has completed its acquisition of Vonage Holdings Corp. supporting Ericsson’s strategy to leverage technology leadership to grow its mobile network business and expand into enterprise. The acquisition provides Ericsson with access to powerful building blocks to offer a full suite of communications solutions including, Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS), UCaaS and CCaaS.
Nokia Provides FTTH Kits to Rural Service Providers
Nokia has announced a Rural Broadband Relief Program for regional service providers in North America aspiring to close the digital divide.
PoC Communications Enhanced Through Pryme and Streamwide Partnership
PoC communications (push-to-talk over cellular) for industries in both public and private sectors will be enhanced through the streamlined collaboration between Pryme and Streamwide.
SES increases reach to 366 million TV homes worldwide
SES now delivers almost 8,400 TV channels, according to its annual Satellite Monitor market research, the industry’s premier accounting of satellite’s TV reach, which underscores SES’s position as the leader in enabling content delivery via satellite directly and indirectly. This includes 3,130 in HD or UHD – to a total of 366 million TV homes worldwide, an increase of five million homes over the previous year. SES continues to outperform the industry with the highest number of TV homes reached and record-breaking number of channels delivered.
Qualcomm Places $100M into the Metaverse
Qualcomm launched the Snapdragon Metaverse Fund, established to invest up to $100 million in developers and companies building unique, immersive XR experiences, as well as associated core augmented reality (AR) and related artificial intelligence (AI) technologies. These AR and AI technologies are in today’s world referred to as “the Metaverse”. The fund plans to deploy capital through a combination of venture investments in leading XR companies by Qualcomm Ventures and a grant program by Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. for developer ecosystem funding in XR experiences such as gaming, health and wellness, media, entertainment, education, and enterprise.
Sparkle Launches “IoT Global”, Its Internet of Things Connectivity Service
Sparkle, the first international service provider in Italy and among the top global operators, launched today its new IoT Global solution. With a long-standing presence in the region and a record in 5G roaming between Europe and the Middle East, Sparkle chooses Dubai to present its enterprise digital solutions.
Nokia Delivers Private Wireless in Rural California
Nokia has completed the first of a two-phase deployment of 4G fixed wireless access (FWA) technology, along with partner AggreGateway, to provide broadband internet connectivity to underserved students in the Dos Palos Oro Lomo (DPOL) school district of California.
Nokia Reports Solid Growth
Nokia reported a solid increase in profits in 2021 and issued a confident outlook for the coming years as sales rose despite supply problems. "I would like to call it a transformational year," CEO Pekka Lundmark commented after the group posted a net profit of 1.6 billion euros ($1.8 billion), driven by a 1.6 % increase in sales to 22.2 billion euros.
Ericsson Acquires Global Cloud Operator for $6.2 Billion
Ericsson has entered into an agreement to acquire Vonage Holdings Corp. for $21 per share. This represents a total acquisition price of approximately $6.2 billion.