Month: November 2020

It’s been just over a year since I wrote a detailed post on what I called ‘5G and Fixed-Mobile Convergence (FMC)’. The technical term being used in the industry for this feature is Wireless Wireline Convergence (WWC).  BBF (@Broadband_Forum) has published 3 new standards to accelerate global 5G adoption – https://t.co/ufoHRfK3BE – Wireless Wireline Convergence (#WWC)
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Flipkart Flipstart Days sale will kick off starting tomorrow, December 1, till December 3, 2020. The sale will offer up to 80 percent off on electronic accessories and up to 50 percent off on TVs, ACs, and refrigerators. The sale is across categories and includes discounts and offers in clothes, footwear, accessories, beauty, sports, furniture,
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The U.K. is one of the most developed markets in Europe in terms of 5G deployments. The country’s four mobile operators have already launched 5G technologies in the U.K.’s main cities as well as in several small and medium-sized cities. EE EE, part of telecom group BT, is currently offering 5G services in 112 towns
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Ericsson again upped its year-end estimate for global 5G subscriptions, raising it to 220 million, while projecting more than 1 billion people will have access to next-generation coverage by the same timeframe. In the latest edition of its bi-annual Mobility Report report, Ericsson projected real traction for 5G, with the pace of introducing new functionality
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December may be the final month of the year, but it’s going to have a lot of firsts too. Netflix’s first animated movie from India; Apple TV+’s first animated feature film; George Clooney’s first movie in four years; David Fincher’s first movie in six years; Shonda Rhimes’ first series at Netflix; and lastly, Wonder Woman
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Saudi Telecom Company (STC) and Nokia joined forces to deliver at least four use cases for 5G and other next-generation technologies per year, as part of a deal covering operation of an innovation centre in Saudi Arabia. In a statement, Nokia said it will run the operator’s Technology Innovation Centre based in capital city Riyadh.
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Huawei P50 series, expected to release next year, will reportedly integrate an innovative liquid lens technology to massively improve focusing speeds. The company looks to shake things up in smartphone imaging once again with its new patented liquid lens technology that is reported to achieve millisecond-level focusing, nearly in the lines of the human eye.
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TIM has today taken an important step towards the creation of FiberCop, with the EU Commission ruling that the deal can go ahead. “The European Commission decided that the operation… cannot be considered a concentration under EU legislation and therefore does not need to be notified under the European Merger Regulation… TIM has today taken
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JioGames is organising a Clash Royale tournament that will last for 27 days, in collaboration with developer Supercell. Clash Royale is a free-to-play multiplayer strategy game that works in real-time and takes place in the same universe as Clash of Clans, another popular mobile game by Supercell. The winner of this tournament will earn the
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The European Commission has given the green light to TIM’s FiberCop plan, which it says does not raise competition concerns. Following a consultation into the project, Brussels confirmed that it does not constitute a merger, and therefore does not need to pass through further regulatory hoops. The plan will see the Italian incumbent shift its
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Reliance Jio has added as many as 89.90 million wireless subscribers in the year 2019. Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has released a new 2019 annual report titled ‘Yearly Performance Indicators of Indian Telecom Sector,’ that shows the number of additions and subtractions in subscribers that telecom providers made year-on-year. As per the report,
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