Ericsson has entered into an agreement to acquire Vonage Holdings Corp. for $21 per share. This represents a total acquisition price of approximately $6.2 billion.
Qualcomm Incorporated expects its addressable opportunity to grow from approximately $100 billion today to $700 billion in the next decade, as more devices become intelligently connected.
Ericsson and King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST) are entering into a three-year research and development (R&D) partnership focused on three research projects aimed at advancing telecommunication networks with cutting edge technologies.
SolarWinds, a leading provider of simple, powerful, and secure IT management software, announced the appointment of Laurent Delattre as vice president for of Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) sales. Delattre will focus on strengthening the company’s commitment to customers and Partners where he will drive business development, foster strategic partnerships, and oversee the EMEA sales teams. Delattre will be based in France, serving the central Europe, south EMEA and Africa, and Middle East regions.
Acquire BPO is a full-scale outsourced contact centre and business process outsourcing company, employing 10,000 people across Australia, the Philippines, the US and the Dominican Republic.
Nokia and Earthlink Telecommunication, a prominent Iraqi Internet Service Provider (ISP), will use the Nokia solution to build a high-capacity IP metro transport network in 15 provinces in the country, as part of the Iraqi National Backbone project. Nokia will set up 60 new nodes, one in each exchange as part of the initiative. After its deployment later this year, Earthlink can cost-effectively provide high-speed broadband to 3.5 million people and help the country leapfrog in the growing digital economy. The deployment will allow the delivery of new services, including Fiber-to-the-X (FTTx), Internet of Things (IoT) and IPTV, among others.
Huawei has launched a new solution – Intelligent Oil & Gas Fields, designed to help oil and gas enterprises in their digital transformation journey. The solution covers several aspects of digitalization, including campus security, production inspection and predictive maintenance.
Huawei and China Mobile are supporting Haier, China’s largest consumer electronics and home appliance producer, in successfully applying innovative manufacturing solutions combining 5G and mobile edge computing in its smart factories.
Nokia introduces its software-as-a-service (SaaS) for communication service providers (CSPs) approach to strengthen business outcomes for CSPs through a highly flexible, fully automated, lower-cost software model.
Nokia has called for accelerated digitalization and green energy uptake, as well as setting its sights on 100% renewable electricity in its own operations by 2025. The announcement comes with world leaders having convened in Glasgow, Scotland for the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26). Nokia President and CEO Pekka Lundmark joined political, business, and civil society leaders at the conference, calling for an acceleration in the uptake of green technology to reach net zero.