ip.access announced that Middle East operator Zain Bahrain will be deploying its nano3G femtocells and picocells, which will be supplied and installed by E-Pay International. The company made the announcement on Monday at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
Ceragon Networks Ltd. announced that it has added 1024 QAM modulation to its Evolution IP Long-Haul. 1024 QAM is modulation technology for the 256 QAM. Ceragon’s Evolution IP Long-Haul with 1024 QAM will be unveiled at Ceragon’s booth at Mobile World Congress, Hall 1.0 - 1D01.
With Mobile World Congress only days away, news is already beginning to flood the airways. Mobile payments are one of the many hot topics that are sure to be talked about next week. Visa and Samsung have already revealed they will be showcasing a mobile payments application for the Summer Olympics in London at MWC, while other companies like Ericsson added new services to its already existing m-commerce portfolio. Below are just a few of the many mobile payments announcements TelecomEngine expects to come out of Mobi
France Telecom is cutting its dividend and putting off a promised share buyback to conserve cash in the face of brutal competition from a new mobile player and Europe's ongoing debt crisis. France has been locked in a mobile price war since mid-January, when Iliad launched its ultra low-cost mobile offers, leading France Telecom to lose 201,000 customers to date.
Deutsche Telekom aims to return to rising subscriber numbers and earnings growth at its T-Mobile USA unit after a deal to sell it for $39 billion to AT&T fell through, the company's chief said on Thursday.
As Mobile World Congress quickly approaches major companies are beginning to release news. While predominately a telecom show, Mobile World Congress will also be displaying some of the latest innovations in the machine-to-machine industry. Ericsson will be showcasing a new electric vehicle charging service, while other companies like DoCoMo and Jasper Wireless reveal M2M partnerships. Below are just a few examples of M2M news that will be coming out of MWC.
Mobile World Congress kicks off on Monday in Barcelona, which means major news will be coming from the telecommunications industry, specifically in regards to LTE. As LTE networks are being built out across the world new technology and services are being created.
Qualcomm Life Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporate, and Orange Business Services, on Thursday announced a collaboration in which Qualcomm Life will use Orange Business Services' M2M connectivity services in Europe to connect health care providers and patients and enable secure remote monitoring for various chronic diseases.
On Monday, Verizon Enterprise Solutions and Motorola Solutions announced the two companies will work together to help grow machine-to-machine (M2M) connections, and deliver vertical enterprise services with wireless data and voice.
Among the first machine-to-machine (M2M) companies to release fourth quarter financial results for 2011 are Digi International, Numerex and Sierra Wireless. Results varied overall, with some companies experiencing a decline in fourth quarter revenue due to internal decisions and circumstances. Digi International’s fourth quarter revenue declined due to the flood in Thailand, which impacted its operations. Sierra Wireless saw a decline in revenue largely due to an absence in revenue from Barnes an