Roadpost completes agreement to purchase assets of Fonebill LLC

Fonebill owned Satworx and BlueCosmo which offer Iridium and Inmarsat voice and data services

Toronto and Seattle

Roadpost USA Inc., a subsidiary of Roadpost Inc. a foremost provider of mobile satellite services (MSS) and equipment, announces that it has acquired Fonebill, a privately held company that provides MSS to consumer and enterprise customers.

PCCW Global Becomes World’s First MEF 100G CE 2.0 Certified Service Provider

Delivering performance and scalability for the digital economy and hyper-connected world

Hong  Kong

The MEF today announces that PCCW Global has become the world’s first service provider to receive MEF 100G CE 2.0 certification for E-Line and E-Access services. The certification represents a milestone for the industry, as the previous upper limit for MEF CE 2.0 services certification was 10G per second.

PCCW Global’s worldwide network passed rigorous testing procedures covering a full set of 100G service attributes, including performance and bandwidth profiles. Compliance testing and certification was performed by Iometrix, the official test lab of the MEF.

AdaptiveMobile Says 80% of ‘Connected’ Devices Do Not Have Adequate Security

Security Market is Predicted to Evolve Alongside New Requirements Arising From IoT & Cloud Computing

Dublin, Ireland and Dallas, TX

What’s Driving the Telecom Industry’s Urge to Merge?

Competition within the telecommunications industry is fueling mergers and acquisitions, albeit at a slower pace than in years past. There were 269 telecom mergers in 2015, down 11.5 percent from the 304 mergers that took place in 2014 and off 20 percent from the 339 in 2013. Since the start of 2010, the industry has seen more than 2,400 M&A transactions. The number of telecom players is dwindling, but industry consolidation is still robust between mobile and fixed line/cable operators, resulting in bigger players occupying more dominant positions.

LATAM Operator Sheilds Businesses from Net Security Threats with Allot WebSafe

Allot Security-as-a-Service solutions addresses security concerns while delivering recurring revenue opportunities

Hod Hasharon, Israel

Allot Communications Ltd. a leading provider of security and monetization solutions that enable service providers to protect and personalize the digital experience, today announced that a leading communication service provider (CSP) in Latin America providing fixed, mobile and TV cable services, is using Allot WebSafe Business to power its network-based Security-as-a-Service (SECaaS) offerings to thousands of businesses across the region.

ClariPhy Shatters Fiber and System Capacity Barriers

Industry’s First 16nm Coherent Optical Networking Platform Slashes power by more than 50%

Irvine, CA

Globe Telecom Takes Action Against SMS Spammers

Xura partners with Globe to rid network of over 300,000 spam messages a day

WAKEFIELD, MA

Xura, Inc. a leading provider of digital communications services, today announced that it is working  alongside Globe Telecom, a major provider of telecommunications services in the Philippines, to support the operator in its fight against SMS spam.    Globe selected Xura’s Spam & Fraud Control solution back in 2015, and is now blocking 300,000 spam messages a day, to protect its customers from unwanted messages.

Telecom Italia Uses ADVA FSP 3000 in Major Metro Deployments

100Gbit/s Solution With Multi-Degree ROADM Technology Delivers Fast, Flexible Service Provisioning

Rome, Italy 

Tait redefining the boundaries of critical communications at IWCE

When the safety of your people is key, organizations want to be sure that their critical communications infrastructure is a cut above.

This year, at the 2016 International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE) in Las Vegas, Tait communications will be showcasing the latest innovations that expand the boundaries of the critical communications industry.

How can telecom operators make up for being 10 years behind e-commerce?

Analytics, predictions, recommendations and customisation are some of the innovations used in e-commerce since the 1990s to sell the right service to the right customer.

Some VOD players in the telecom market have understood the importance of investing in recommendations, and are slowly gaining credibility in the market. In such a market where churn is a crucial stake, operators must look to the latest technologies and state-of-the-art knowledge to defend their market share, and even appropriate some from their competitors.

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