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What are “virtual” telecoms networks? – The Economist (blog)

BUILDING or extending telecoms networks is hard work: operators have to buy specialised gear, pull cables and install antennas. But in recent years some have started to “virtualise” their networks, in effect making them easily programmable, just like computing clouds. At its core, this means replacing all the specialised equipment with off-the-shelf machines, with software dictacting its functions. What does ... Read More »

EU investigators probe Swedish mobile telecoms firms – The Seattle Times

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s competition watchdog says investigators have launched surprise inspections at a number of Swedish mobile telecoms companies amid concerns over a possible cartel. The European Commission said that Tuesday’s inspections are a first step in the investigation of anti-competitive practices. It did not name any of the companies targeted. The inspections are helping to establish ... Read More »

What makes telecoms networks inefficient? – The Economist (blog)

IT DOESN’T take an expert to be able to tell the difference. Big data centres of the kind operated by cloud-computing providers such as Amazon and Google are packed with thousands of servers, all of which look more or less the same. Central offices, where telecoms operators keep their networking gear, are populated by many different kinds of devices. Yet ... Read More »

Plintron Enters South America’s Largest 60+ Billion US$ Telecom Market

Plintron Enters South America’s Largest 60+ Billion US$ Telecom Market SINGAPORE and SAO PAULO, Apr 25, 2017 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX) — The latest foray sees seamless Launch in Brazil; Correios Cellular Commercial Plintron, the world’s largest multi-country MVNE/MVNA has announced the latest country launch that sees its presence expand to all the six major continents with the start of ... Read More »

MVNO BLOG guide to the week’s virtual operator developments

MVNO BLOG guide to the week’s virtual operator developments Argentina is poised for a wave of virtual operator activity following the formal licensing of Virgin Mobile Argentina and media group Teledifusora earlier this month. The concession awards were included in the Boletin Oficial on 4 April and 5 April, respectively. The duo will join fellow MVNO licensee, Buenos Aires-based cableco ... Read More »

NCC, FIRS get joint Revenue Quality Assurance Committee for … – NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

[unable to retrieve full-text content] NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog) NCC, FIRS get joint Revenue Quality Assurance Committee for …NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)In order to improve the level of efficiency in tax management and revenue generation through deployment of technology, the Nigerian Communications …Bridging budget deficit through telecoms sector – The Nation NigeriaThe Nation Newspaperall 2 news articles » Source link Read More »

[ April 25, 2017 ] NCC, FIRS get joint Revenue Quality Assurance Committee for telecoms Info Tech – NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

Tunde Fowler, Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service In order to improve the level of efficiency in tax management and revenue generation through deployment of technology, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS) recently set up a Revenue Quality Assurance Committee for the telecommunications sector. This was the highpoint of the discussions between Executive Vice Chairman ... Read More »