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Veraz announces Nortel DMS replacement programme

Multimedia Generation Network (MGN) specialist Veraz Networks, which provides application, control, and bandwidth optimisation products, has announced a programme to enable service providers using Nortel's legacy DMS circuit switches to quickly migrate to a next-generation IP network powered by...

GSMA elects new board members, Alexander Izosimos as Chairman

The board of the GSMA, the global body for the mobile industry, has elected Alexander Izosimov, the Group Chief Executive Officer of VimpelCom, as its new Chairman for a two-year term. As Chairman, he will help oversee the strategic direction of the GSMA, which represents more than 750 mobile...

How can Internet usage become a basic human right?

How do we ensure access to the internet is a human right enjoyed by everyone? This is one of the critical questions asked by an annual publication that highlights the importance of people's access to Information and Communications Technology (ICT) infrastructure - and where...

"Why backhaul matters" - Cambridge Broadband Networks

Backhaul is crucial in that it provides the connection between the core network and the mobile base stations that connect to users' devices. Any cellular network is only as good as its backhaul since it does not matter how well the cellular base stations perform or how wide a choice of handsets

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Nokia brings out Life Tools for rural emerging markets

Nokia will launch Nokia Life Tools, a range of innovative agriculture information and education services targeted at non-urban consumers. Designed specifically for emerging markets, Nokia Life Tools helps overcome information constraints and provides services to this next...

Emergency Co-ordination Workshop Launched

The Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) has been adopted as ITU Recommendation X.1303 and become the foundation standard for all media public disaster and emergency warning. WMO is hosting a 2-day Workshop on 9-10 December 2008 in Geneva for people responsible for CAP implementation...

SwissQual technology is a turn off

SwissQual, the independent Swiss network quality measurement company, has announced the release of patented new technologies that allow the most modern handsets to be used for unattended network field testing...

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