AT&T and Ericsson announced that they have begun installing Ericsson Cloud RAN technology on AT&T’s commercial 5G network.
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Adtran announced that Telstra has successfully trialed its FSP 150 edge compute device, opening the door to enhanced network services for business customers across Australia.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced plans to launch an AWS infrastructure Region in Mexico by early 2025. The new AWS Mexico (Central) Region will give developers, startups, entrepreneurs, and enterprises, as well as government, education, and nonprofit organizations, wider options for running their applications and serving end users from data centers located in Mexico, allowing customers to store their content in Mexico. As part of its long-term commitment to Latin America, AWS is planning to invest more than $5 billion (approx. MXN $85 billion) in Mexico over 15 years. The upcoming AWS Mexico Region is the latest in AWS’s ongoing investments in Mexico to provide customers with advanced and secure cloud technologies.
Netcracker Technology announced that T-Mobile has extended and expanded its strategic relationship with Netcracker as part of a multi-year engagement that will evolve and modernize the operator’s wholesale BSS platform.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) CEO Antonio Neri views becoming a Cloud Provider as a move that underscores a strategic goal: to regain a leading position in enterprise tech, a nearly $2 trillion market where HPE was once dominant before cloud computing, led by the big three upended the industry.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) and Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE: JNPR) announced that the companies have entered a definitive agreement under which HPE will acquire Juniper in an all-cash transaction for $40.00 per share, representing an equity value of approximately $14 billion.
The cost of switching between cloud computing providers has long drawn complaints, with the services derided as “roach motels” that let businesses check in but not out.
With the launch of the new AWS Canada West (Calgary) Region, AWS becomes the first major cloud services provider to have an infrastructure region in Western Canada.
At AWS re:Invent, Amazon Web Services, Inc. and NVIDIA announced an expansion of their strategic collaboration to deliver the most advanced infrastructure, software, and services to power customers’ generative artificial intelligence (AI) innovations.
SoftBank Corp and Cubic Telecom Ltd announced that they signed a definitive agreement whereby SoftBank will invest approximately 473 million EUR in Cubic Telecom for a 51.0% equity stake in the company, at a valuation of over 900 million EUR. With this investment, SoftBank and Cubic Telecom will form a strategic global partnership to pioneer the future of software-defined connected vehicles and other high-value Internet-of-Things (IoT) assets by harnessing the power of global connectivity platforms. Cubic Telecom is a leading global provider of connectivity solutions to automotive, transportation and agriculture original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), and according to McKinsey & Company, 95% of new vehicles sold globally will be connected by 2030, and connected car use cases alone could deliver 250 billion USD to 400 billion USD in annual incremental value for the ecosystem, with Cubic Telecom poised to capture a leading share of this rapidly growing market.