Nokia has been selected by the Korea Rail Network Authority (KRNA) as a supplier for the world's first LTE-R mobile broadband network to support railway operations and employee services. The network will be deployed on a railway line between Wonju and Gangneung as part of preparations for the major international sporting event being hosted by the country in 2018. KRNA is responsible for the development and maintenance of railway infrastructure in South Korea as well as a number of other countries.
AfricaCom 2016 will mark the 10-month anniversary of the creation of a renewed and strengthened Nokia, which following its purchase of Alcatel-Lucent has created a global leader in technology and services for a connected world. The African team would love to meet you at AfricaCom to share the excitement and our plans on what's next for Nokia.
Leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator Thuraya Telecommunications made further advances in satellite phone capability with the launch of the world's first dual mode, dual SIM phone.
InfiNet Wireless, the global leader in fixed broadband wireless connectivity announced its participation at AfricaCom, the largest and most influential Africa-focused technology event which is taking place in Cape Town, South Africa, November 15th to 17th, 2016. The company is showcasing its latest wireless solutions including the newly launched InfiLINK XG 1000, the fastest Point-to-Point wireless solution available in the marketplace today.
The latest edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report forecasts that there will be 550 million 5G subscriptions in 2022. North America will lead the way in uptake of 5G subscriptions, where a quarter of all mobile subscriptions are forecast to be for 5G in 2022.
Successful mobile money applications and blockchain innovations are among the topics to be discussed as part of AfricaCom 2016's AHUB.
Sterlite Technologies' Telecom Software Division - Elitecore, is a global IT product and service provider, offering pre-integrated BSS, Packet-Core and Carrier Wi-Fi solution. Elitecore's Revenue and Customer Management (RCM) Platform has been enabling operators to launch, monetize and personalize Next Generation Services.
Tarek Saadi, Head of Ericsson GCC and Pakistan: Many operators have already begun preparing for 5G technology in the Middle East
Ericsson commissioned a detailed survey of 100 technology leaders from operators in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Central and Latin America with the aim to learn more about operators' expectations, use cases and plans for 5G. Respondents included COOs, CTOs and CIOs, as well as heads of network operations, network innovation and network development.
MTN, theSouth Africa-based multinational mobile telecommunications company, announced its partnership with Huawei to launch the first Narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT) solution in Africa - a Smart Water Metering solution designed to help MTN develop their NB-IoT services to explore new markets in the continent.
Intracom Telecom, a global telecommunication systems and solutions vendor, announced the signing of a frame contract agreement for the supply of terminals and relevant hub site equipment to Comsol (Comsol Networks (Pty) Ltd), a provider of novel B2B wireless services in South Africa. Intracom Telecom shall supply its latest generation of WiBAS™-OSDR, a Point-to-Multipoint (PtMP) wireless system, along with company's network management system (uni|MS™).