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Belgian cybersecurity agency finds no threat from Huawei

Belgium’s centre for cybersecurity has found no evidence that telecoms equipment supplied by Huawei Technology could be used for spying. The agency, which reports to the Belgian Prime Minister, had been tasked with analysing the possible threat posed by Huawei, which supplies equipment to Belgian mobile operators; Proximus, Orange Belgium and Telenet. “Until now, we […]


Nokia powers campus network for future of automotive manufacturing

Nokia has become a member of ARENA2036, a collaboration of automotive industry leaders to create a flexible research factory model for production of the next generation of automobiles. As the sole telecom provider of ARENA2036, Nokia will provide full private 4G/LTE and 5G New Radio coverage for the joint experimental factory. Nokia will also validate […]


Proximus one of the first operators to put Nokia router into its network

At the end of August 2018, Proximus announced its programme to tenfold the capacity of its IP transport network with its TITAN project. Nokia and Proximus have now announced that they are on schedule with their ‘TITAN’ (Terabit IP Transport and Aggregation Network) backbone network upgrade with 165 out of 600 buildings connected and 30% […]


Nokia showcases Factory in a Box 2.0 with cutting-edge developments

Nokia is showcasing the second generation of its Factory in a Box in the 5G Arena at Hannover Messe 2019 (April 1 to April 5), in collaboration with several industry ecosystem partners. The container is a proof of concept that demonstrates how Industry 4.0 solutions can be packed, transported and brought back into service in […]


Telefónica and FC Barcelona turn stadium into first in Europe with 5G

The 5G Stadium-Immersive Reality in sports project developed by Telefónica and FC Barcelona has turned the Nou Camp into the first football stadium with standard dedicated 5G coverage. The deployment of this technology in the stands and on the pitch using Telefónica’s commercial frequency band and a standard 3GPP network by Ericsson will allow for […]


Deutsche Telekom and EWE sign contract for joint venture

Deutsche Telekom and energy and telecommunications company, EWE, signed a contract that establishes a joint venture between the two companies, representing the next step in their collaboration. The joint venture is called ‘Glasfaser NordWest’ (‘NorthWest Optical Fibre’ in English). The two companies also formally notified Glasfaser NordWest with Germany’s Federal Cartel Office. Glasfaser NordWest aims […]


OPPO and T-Mobile start collaboration in the Netherlands

OPPO and T-Mobile have announced their collaboration on the Dutch telecom market. It’s the first time that the rapidly growing OPPO has entered into a direct partnership with a Dutch telecom partner. T-Mobile and OPPO find each other in their joint ambitions in areas such as technology and 5G. Earlier this year, OPPO already presented […]


Vodafone reinforces focus on VoLTE technology for its mobile customers

After four years of pioneering the launch in Portugal of VoLTE (Voice over LTE), the most advanced voice technology, Vodafone is now reinforcing this focus with a campaign announcing its availability to all of its convergent and mobile customers with Red rate plans. At the forefront of innovation, Vodafone is the only operator offering this […]


‘Top Employer’ seeks top talent via social media platform, Tinder

Recently named as a Top Employer for the eighth year in a row, Orange Belgium is launching a special recruitment campaign via social media channel, Tinder, to attract digital natives. From March 21 onwards, Tinder users might come across some surprising profiles, including Orange job offers. They can tap on the profiles to discover a […]


Teleste continues to work with Alstom by delivering solution in Italy

Teleste is continuing cooperation with Alstom, a leading provider of integrated transport systems, by delivering its on-board solution to Coradia Stream trains designed for public transport operators in Italy and operated by Trenitalia under the name POP. The now-agreed deliveries will begin this year and they continue the collaboration between Teleste and Alstom that was […]


Enabling Digital Transformation by migrating to cloud-based networks

Robin Mersh, CEO of the Broadband Forum, discusses one aspect of Digital Transformation which involves telcos automating and updating their networks. He discusses how the company is driving standardisation of NFV and SDN technologies to enable the Digital Transformation of telco networks at a large scale.  In today’s central office architectures, access and edge network […]


MapR announces T-Systems as its Global Solutions Partner

MapR Technologies, provider of the next-generation data platform for AI and analytics, has announced that T-Systems has become its latest Global Solutions Partner offering the full MapR portfolio across system integration and managed services engagements. With a footprint in more than 20 countries, 37,900 employees and external revenue of €6.9 billion (2017), T-Systems is one […]


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