Monthly Archives: October 2011
Fast, green and future-proof: The latest addition to LANCOM’s new generation of routers
London, UK, Monday 31st October, 2011 – LANCOM Systems introduces the LANCOM 1781EW, its latest addition to LANCOM 1781 series of routers and the first in this range of products to feature wireless LAN. Like all of the devices from this new generation of routers, it is based on a new high-performance hardware platform with more memory and a faster processor. This ensures that the free LCOS updates from LANCOM can be installed for years to come. The business router is ideal for modern companies that require versatile devices for site connectivity, such as branch or home offices.
LONDON, October 31, 2011 – Telmap, pioneers in mobile location-based services, and INRIX, the leading international provider of traffic information and connected driving services today announced that Telmap will use INRIX’s real-time, historical and predictive traffic information in its Mobile Location Companion service worldwide.
The partnership is expected to enhance the navigation experience and increase usage by allowing Telmap users to enjoy best in class routing through better alternative routes that take into consideration real-time traffic and will result in reduced travel time and more accurate estimated time of arrival (ETA).
Major British Telecoms software provider opens a new R&D centre in Cwmbran, South Wales
October 31st, 2011, London, UK: Tribold, the world’s leading provider of Enterprise Product Management (EPM) software specifically developed for Communication Service Providers (CSPs), today announces the opening of their new Research & Development Centre in Cwmbran, South Wales, to help drive job creation and innovation in the region.
This is following further strategic investment from existing investors Intel Capital and DFJ Esprit, supported by The Welsh Government, which has provided business finance support throughout the project via its Economic Renewal programme. Tribold selected the region to base its R&D operations over several other global options due to the availability of highly skilled staff, logistical impacts and property costs. The company will create over 45 new highly skilled jobs in the Welsh region, supplied by Wales-based leading UK multi-regional recruitment company, Acorn.
Abingdon, UK, 27 October 2011 – The second half of 2011 has been an active one for cyber criminals, who have been increasingly looking for chances to set up new scams in the mobile device environment. According to recent Kaspersky Lab internal data, the Android platform has finally established itself as the most popular for malicious mobile programs, overtaking other platforms as well as ‘generic’ Java malware.
BT, Verizon and China Telecom among the first to react as Broadband Forum announces first successful product certifications
Leading telecoms operators from all parts of the world have been quick to express their support for yesterday’s announcement that the first G-PON ONU (Optical Network Units) products had completed the testing required to achieve the Broadband Forum’s new certification program.
Products from seven vendors from the US, Europe and Asia have had products approved against the world’s first G-PON certification and test program announced by the Broadband Forum last month. The move has been welcomed by global service providers as a major milestone in increasing the deployment of high speed fiber broadband. “The Broadband Forum G-PON Certification program will provide assurance that technologies meet industry specifications through an independent testing service,” said Verizon’s Chris Mayer, Vice President, Corporate Technology, Systems Integration and Testing. “Consistency in offerings and equipment lessen the impact of non-standard equipment causing unnecessary downtime.”
Project creates almost £5m of new revenue opportunity for global operator
Global telecoms engineering consultancy group Nova Incepta has helped a global operator to reduce its telephony fault rates in an MDF frame cleanse project that has had dramatic results. The fault rate has plummeted from 60 to just 10 incidents per day and also released over 22,000 POTS and 13,000 DSL circuits for use, potentially generating an annual revenue stream of over £4.6M in one exchange alone.