Pay-TV Innovation Forum Highlights Varying Growth Opportunities for Asia Pacific Pay-TV Service Providers

NAGRA, a Kudelski Group company and the world’s leading independent provider of content protection and multiscreen television solutions, in partnership with MTM, a leading international research and strategy consultancy, have revealed the APAC findings from the Pay-TV Innovation Forum research program.

Powerful Anti-Fraud Technology Now Available for Telecom Operators

iconectiv’s sophisticated solution targets A2P SMS termination via grey routes and SMS Spam

iconectiv, an authoritative partner of the global communications industry connecting more than one billion people every day, has added two powerful new elements to its Fraud and Revenue Assurance solution for detecting and eliminating A2P SMS termination via grey routes, SMS Spam and interconnect bypass fraud on mobile network operators (MNOs) networks.

Jupiter Telecommunications Selects Casa Systems for Data and Video Convergence

Casa’s C100G CCAP to power Japan’s largest cable operator’s data and video delivery

Casa Systems, a worldwide leader in next-generation ultra-broadband access technology, today announced that Jupiter Telecommunications (J:COM), Japan’s largest multiple system and multiple channel operator, will converge its existing data and video services onto Casa’s C100G Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP). The CCAP deployment, which began earlier this year, is part of J:COM’s strategy to increase bandwidth capabilities and raise the customer quality of experience (QoE), while increasing network efficiency by providing video and data services over a single platform.

Xura to Provide Secure Network Signaling to Tier-1 Mobile Operator

Beats competitors with mature solution, latest technology and solid signaling expertise

Xura, Inc. a leading provider of digital communications and security services,  today announces that its Signaling Fraud Management solution has been chosen by one of the world’s largest mobile network operators, for real-time analysis and fully-active signaling filtering.  Through a thorough competitive tender (RFP) process, Xura’s solution was selected ahead of its closest competitors for its technical superiority, clearly diminishing the validity of one competitor’s claim to be “market leader”.

PTC Joins IoT M2M Council to Expand Computing at the Network’s Edge

PTC to show enterprises the benefits of integrated systems that can collect and synthesize data from sensors in the field

PTC, provider of ThingWorx , one of the most widely deployed software platforms for networking remote devices in industrial applications known as the Internet of Things, has joined the trade association the IoT M2M Council, whose mission is to educate those deploying connected devices in the field. PTC will use its membership in the IMC – now with over 18,000 members the largest and fastest-growing trade group in the IoT sector – to show enterprises the benefits of integrated systems that can collect and synthesize data from sensors in the field.

Boku Brings Carrier Billing to Windows 10 Devices in UK and Italy

Customers can now use their mobile phone bill to pay apps, music, etc. across mobile, tablets, PC, and laptop

Boku, the world’s largest direct carrier billing mobile payments company, is pleased to announce an expansion to bring direct carrier billing to Windows Store customers in two premier European markets: the UK and Italy.  As part of Microsoft’s integration with Boku, Windows 10 customers in the UK on O2 and in Italy on Wind will be able to use their mobile account as a payment option when making purchases in the Windows Store.  Customers in these markets can make purchases across the full range of Windows 10 devices, including mobile phones, tablets, PCs, or laptops.

New Semtech LoRa-based Development Kit Enables Fast Prototyping of IoT Applications

LoRa Alliance Members Libelium and Loriot team up to deliver a LoRaWAN connected development environment

Semtech Corporation, a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, today announced the availability of a new LoRaWAN™-connected development kit from wireless hardware and software manufacturer Libelium and network services and software provider Loriot that should allow designers to speed up the development and testing of their Internet of Things (IoT) applications.

Broadband Forum Brings NFV Home

Landmark technical specification defines industry’s first virtualized Residential Gateway

The first ever specifications for the virtual Residential Gateway were released today, as the Broadband Forum concluded work on a landmark project to bring the potential of virtualization into the home.

MEF Envisions Agile, Dynamic and Assured Services as Reality Through New LSO Architecture

Lifecycle services would work within one carrier’s network, or span the globe linking multiple service providers

Lifecycle Service Orchestration: Reference Architecture and Framework (MEF 55). This 57-page document from the MEF is the essential, foundational specification for agile end-to-end communications services that work within one carrier’s network or can span the globe linking multiple service providers.

Allot Launches New Security Solution in Collaboration with Intel Security

McAfee Unified Security Powered by Allot provides anywhere, anytime user protection

Allot Communications Ltd., a leading provider of security and monetisation solutions that enable service providers to protect and personalize the digital experience, today announced its collaboration with Intel Security to introduce McAfee Unified Security Powered by Allot, providing end-to-end security capabilities. The solution delivers comprehensive protection combining Allot’s multi-tenant network-based security platform and McAfee endpoint protection.   

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