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Integan to select Teleste as a Vendor for cable network upgrade

Teleste has announced that it has been selected as a vendor for Integan’s network upgrade project in Belgium. The agreement comprises 700 of Teleste’s AC8810 intelligent 1.2 GHz nodes, which will be delivered during the next two years, starting in September 2018. Owned by the local municipalities in the area of Antwerp, Integan is a […]


Telefónica, Huawei and UPM perform groundbreaking field trial

Telefonica, Huawei, and UPM (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid) have performed a groundbreaking field trial, the first one worldwide, demonstrating the application of quantum cryptography on commercial optical networks and their operational integration by means of Software Defined Networking (SDN) technologies. It is an advanced research pilot of secure communication services based on quantum technologies that Telefonica […]


Orange Belgium has increased its 4G coverage in the Walloon region

Since reaching an agreement with the Walloon government in December 2016 over the region’s pylon tax, Orange Belgium has invested more than €13million to improve mobile broadband access in the Walloon region and brought 4G mobile coverage to the population in 39 municipalities with inadequate fix and mobile service. Today, Orange Belgium’s 4G network reaches […]


Nokia and Orange apply cloud benefits to radio access in recent trial

Nokia has completed a live network trial in Poland in collaboration with Orange to validate the benefits of cloud-optimised radio access networks for the smooth evolution to next-generation 5G technologies. The two companies trialled Cloud RAN (C-RAN) technology to prepare for the eventual introduction of a distributed cloud architecture for 5G by Orange. A distributed, […]


Fiera Infrastructure to acquire telecom fibre infrastructure platform

Fiera Infrastructure, a leading global mid-market direct infrastructure investor and an affiliate of Fiera Capital Corporation, a leading independent management firm, has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of EQT Infrastructure II Fund’s (‘EQT Infrastructure’) equity interest in IslaLink S.L.U (‘IslaLink’), the Spain-based independent telecom fibre infrastructure platform. IslaLink […]


Orange Polska develops IoT and invites companies to cooperate

In Warsaw, Gliwice, Mysłowice and Tarnów, a pilot was launched for the commercial use of LTE-M technology, allowing to build the Internet of Things (IoT) based on the 4G network. The tests will enable the participating companies to develop their services and devices, and Orange Polska will analyse the new solution in real business conditions. […]


Poland’s national railway relies on Thales for modernisation

The Polish national infrastructure manager Polskie Linie Kolejowe is embarking on a massive modernisation programme encompassing the nation’s rail infrastructure. The project focuses on ensuring that more trains can travel through the network safely and at higher speeds thanks to the implementation of cutting edge technology. In January 2018, the operator announced that Thales has […]


Mobility and security in the age of free public Wi-Fi

Article by: Mato Petrusic, Head of EMEA at iPass Mobile working is increasingly becoming the norm for many enterprises, with Strategy Analytics predicting that there will be 1.75 billion mobile workers by 2020. At the same time, mobile security threats are on the rise: according to the McAfee Mobile Threat Report Q1 2018, 16 million […]


Interxion expands its network with extended capacity

Interxion provides colocation data centre services in 11 countries across Europe. It offers carrier-neutral colocation services, including the provision of space, power and creation of a secure environment in which to house customers’ computing, network, storage and IT infrastructure. Interxion also offers a Cloud Connect service, which provides its customers with a gateway into public […]


Arista announces new multi-function platform for cloud networking

Arista Networks has announced a new family of multi-function leaf and spine platforms. Based on the Barefoot Tofino series of P4-programmable Ethernet switch chips, the Arista 7170 Series delivers flexible systems for a multitude of applications across cloud networks. The new platform, running Arista EOS (Extensible Operating System) SDK, delivers up to 64x100G in a […]