Share price of British telecom giant BT explodes after rumoured takeover
The share price of telecom giant BT Group is rising following reports of a possible acquisition by Reliance Industries.
Earlier today, the Economic Times published an article suggesting that Reliance Industries is considering a bid to acquire BT Group. The share price of BT Group shot up. Althou... Read more
New VMware Edge targets deployment of apps in edge environments
VMware has further expanded its portfolio for edge environments. The introduction of VMware Edge helps companies to more easily deploy their application environments to both the 'near' and 'far' edge.
Companies no longer need to focus solely on multi-cloud environments for their applications and... Read more
Telecoms execs would like the EU to overhaul its telecom regulations
Top telecom execs spoke about the need to rework Europe's regulatory framework on Monday, using the Mobile World Congress to amplify their voice. The execs are calling for unified oversight across the 27-nation bloc.
Telefonica’s Jose-aria Alvarez-Pallete gave the opening keynote session of th... Read more
ServiceNow focusses on industry-specific solutions
ServiceNow offers a growing number of specific workflow solutions for certain industries (verticals). The company recently announced tools for the telecom and financial sectors. The healthcare and life sciences sectors are scheduled for next year.
ServiceNow's new tools focus primarily on managi... Read more
Microsoft acquires Metaswitch Networks to build Azure 5G strategy
Microsoft has acquired Metaswitch Networks, a provider of network management software for telecom networks. With the acquisition, the tech giant aims to further strengthen its position as a cloud specialist for telecom operators, following the acquisition of Affirmed Networks earlier this year.
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SAP sells telecom division Digital Interconnect for 225 million
SAP is selling its telecoms division Digital Interconnect to Sinch for 225 million euros. The announcement of the acquisition follows previous rumours about SAP's intention to sell the service.
Digital Interconnect has been part of SAP since 2010, following the acquisition of Sybase for 5.8... Read more
‘SAP will put telecom division up for sale’
ERP and CRM specialist SAP is planning to sell a division focused on the telecom market, according to Bloomberg. Right about now, talks are already being held with potential buyers.
According to Bloomberg, SAP is planning to sell a subdivision that develops special telecom software. This softwar... Read more
Russian national telco firm involved in content network hijacking
Internet traffic to and from large global content delivery networks has recently been unintentionally diverted through the Russian telecom operator Rostelcom. This was done with a classic BGP hijacking.
The incident occurred last week, according to ZDNet. Concretely, internet traffic to and from... Read more
Rollout of 5G possibly delayed by coronavirus
Telecom collective 3GPP has announced that two essential releases for the 5G standard will be postponed. The releases have been delayed due to the corona virus outbreak. It is not clear whether this will also delay the rollout of 5G.
Current 5G networks continue to operate largely on the standar... Read more
Huawei expects to supply 5G hardware to European providers
Huawei is convinced that it will be able to provide European telecom providers with 5G technology. However, the United States is trying to stop European allies, as it would have evidence that the Chinese manufacturer is spying.
In the United States, a proposal was adopted in the Senate last week... Read more