Connect-World’s Digest - Issue 59 - January 2017

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Connect-World's Digest  - Issue 59 – January 2017 4th February, 2017

Editorial Manager’s Eye, By Anthony Weaver, Editorial Manager Connect-World publications

Welcome to the Connect-World Digest, which provides a summary of the ICT trade events and news items that have recently caught my eye as Editorial Manager.

For more information on the news items, please visit our press releases webpage detailed below. http://www.connect-world.com/index.php/press-releases?start=300


Trade Events

 

7th Annual Critical Control Rooms, Prague, 5-7 December 2016

PTC’s annual conference is Asia-Pacific’s premier telecommunications event. The Conference provides all attendees with a three-day platform to focus on planning, networking, and discovering what the new year will bring.

 

PTC’17: Changing Realities  explored the changing realities of business, customer demands, the global economy, and the global regulatory environment to help attendees identify how these new realities will affect them and how they can chart their own paths through the dynamic changes of our industry.

 

PTC 2017 in numbers: 45 + countries, 300 +  member companies, 3,500 +member representatives and 7000 + participants.

 

Ref: https://council.ptc.org/ptc17/

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 Press Releases

 

Tuesday 31st January

Nokia modernizes the Smart Grid to bring power distribution networks into the IoT era

Nokia modernizes the Smart Grid to bring power distribution networks into the IoT era Nokia modernizes the Smart Grid to bring power distribution networks into the IoT era Utilities deploying Smart Grid applications can now wirelessly extend mission-critical IP/MPLS services to grid locations in a converged field area network (FAN) using LTE/3G The Nokia 7705 SAR-Hm connects field devices with IP/MPLS and wirelessly to 3G/LTE networks, enabling advanced power distribution automation to better realize the full potential of Smart Grids 31 January 2017 San Diego, CA, DistribuTECH #DTECH2017, booth #645 - Nokia is introducing the 7705 SAR-Hm, a purpose-built, feature-rich

 

Tokyo Stock Exchange Selects Juniper Networks for Extensive Trading Platform Upgrade

Tokyo Stock Exchange Selects Juniper Networks for Extensive Trading Platform Upgrade The MX480 3D Universal Edge Router Increases Performance, Agility and Stability, while Significantly Improving Efficiency and Reducing Costs SINGAPORE – January 31, 2017 -Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), an industry leader in automated, scalable and secure networks, today announced thatTokyo Stock Exchange, Inc. (TSE) has chosen the Juniper Networks® MX480 3D Universal Edge Router for an extensive upgrade of ‘arrownet v2’, the network platform responsible for its proprietary trading system ‘arrowhead’. As one of the world’s top stock exchanges and the largest in Asia, building and maintaining a cutting-edge network…

 

Nokia and Orange Group collaborate to shape the future of 5G services

Nokia and Orange Group collaborate to shape the future of 5G services Joint definition and test platform deployment of 5G-based applications to enable new services for consumer and vertical markets Companies will leverage ultra-low latency, highly reliable 5G communications using ultra-broadband, cloud RAN, massive MIMO, network slicing, energy efficiency and IoT applications Joint, open innovation platforms to be established in France tapping local Nokia and Orange R&D expertise 30 January, 2017 Espoo, Finland - Nokia and the Orange Group are to collaborate on the development of services that will allow industries and consumers to take advantage of the unprecedented efficiencies…

 

Artificial Intelligence -EESC to explore societal implications - Public Hearing

EESC to explore societal implications of Artificial Intelligence JDE 62, 1 Feb 2017, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm On 1 February the EESC will be holding a hearing entitled Artificial Intelligence and Society to look into the full societal implications of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies. AI offers great potential for new and innovative solutions to improve people's lives, boost economic growth and address health, environmental and security challenges. Like any disruptive technology, however, AI carries risks and raises complex challenges in areas such as labour, data protection, security and safety, ethics, skills and more.

 

Monday 23rd January

Thuraya and Indosat Ooredoo set to transform communications in Indonesia

Thuraya and Indosat Ooredoo set to transform communications in Indonesia MoU to combine Indosat products and services with Thuraya satellite services Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Jakarta, Indonesia, 23 January 2017: Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading mobile satellite services operator, and Indosat Ooredoo, leading mobile operator in Indonesia, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to develop a new range of services by combining Indosat products with Thuraya Satellite technology and devices for business customers in Indonesia. The agreement has created a framework for collaboration in three main areas.

 

Gilat and Air Esurfing Announce a Strategic Collaboration to Provide In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) for China’s Domestic Airline Market

Gilat and Air Esurfing Announce a Strategic Collaboration to Provide In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) for China’s Domestic Airline Market Jan 17, 2017 The strategic partnership opens the door for use of China’s Ka band HTS capacity for domestic as well as international IFC Services Petah Tikva, Israel, January 17, 2017 -- Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ, TASE: GILT), a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions and services, announced today a strategic partnership with Air Esurfing, a fully owned subsidiary of Air Media Group, to transform the domestic IFC market in China. The partners intend to utilize China’s Ka-band HTS capacity…

 

Tuesday 17th  January

5G expected to create 22 million jobs says Qualcomm study

Landmark Study on Impact of 5G Mobile Technology Released 5G Expected to Create 22 Million Jobs, Produce Up to $12.3 Trillion of Goods and Services by 2035 SAN DIEGO, Jan. 17, 2017 - Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. commissioned and released a landmark study, The 5G Economy, examining the potential economic and social impact of 5G around the world. The study was conducted jointly by research firms IHS Markit, PSB and leading economist Professor Dr. David Teece, director of the Tusher Center at the Haas School of Business, U.C. California, and principal executive…

Monday 16th  January

NovelSat Satellite Network Technology Supports First Ever 4G Service in Antarctica

from Telefónica

NovelSat Satellite Network Technology Supports First Ever 4G Service in Antarctica from Telefónica NovelSat NS4 increases bandwidth and reinforces network stability ensuring delivery of the data rates required for LTE service. Raanana, January 16, 2017 – Telefónica Móviles Argentina (Movistar) recently launched the Antarctica’s first 4G LTE mobile network, supported by NovelSat NS3000 Professional High-Data Rate Satellite Modems. At Marambio Base, a permanent Argentine research facility in Antarctic territory, the most remote region on the planet, the only viable method of data communication is through a satellite network.

 

Wednesday 11th January

Thuraya boosts ITU disaster preparedness and response efforts:  Additional stock of handsets strengthens emergency response capacity

Thuraya boosts ITU disaster preparedness and response efforts Additional stock of handsets strengthens emergency response capacity DUBAI, UAE and Geneva, Switzerland, January 11, 2017 – Thuraya Telecommunications Company, has donated new supplies of emergency telecommunication equipment to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) under the decade old Emergency Telecommunications support arrangement. This donation will strengthen the ITU’s capacity in natural disaster preparedness, search and rescue, and response through the use of state-of-the-art mobile satellite communication equipment. Thuraya’s satellite equipment will enhance the scale at which the ITU can deploy mobile communications to assist countries affected by disasters, and strengthen response, relief…

 

Gemalto connects China's first Internet Car launched by Banma

Gemalto connects China’s first Internet Car launched by Banma Singapore, January 11 - Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), th​e world leader in digital security, is partnering with Banma Technologies Co., Ltd for the production of China's first Internet Car – the Roewe RX5. Banma is a new joint venture between Alibaba Group and SAIC Motor Corporation Limited (SAIC Motor). The RX5 leverages Gemalto's Machine Identification Module, MIM™ - securing cellular M2M connections for industrial applications - and features advanced telematics such as Bluetooth virtual car key, locationing of the vehicle, voice-command-enabled remote control of in-car functions, and real-time road condition alerts,…

 

Thursday 5th January

GATEway demonstrates how teleoperation and autonomy can improve mobility for disabled drivers

GATEway demonstrates how teleoperation and autonomy can improve mobility for disabled drivers Greenwich, UK, 04 January 2017 – TheUK’s first demonstration of a teleoperated autonomous vehicle service for people with reduced mobility has been successfully completed as part ofthe GATEway project (Greenwich Automated Transport Environment), led by TRL. Taking place at the InterContinental Hotel in the Royal Borough of Greenwich and completed using an autonomous-enabled Toyota Prius, the demonstration marked the end of a fortnight of testing in which GATEway partners Gobotix and O2 were able to successfully demonstrate remote operation of an unmanned vehicle.

 

Tuesday 3rd January

Thuraya confirms 100% connectivity for Kenyan elections

Thuraya confirms 100% connectivity for Kenyan elections Training and equipment deployment transforms remote local elections Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19 December 2016: Thuraya Telecommunications Company today confirmed 100% transmission results for recent local elections in Kenya held in remote county assembly wards, enhancing the credibility of the electoral process. The success rate followed the deployment of satellite coverage, extensive training and support work provided in conjunction with Airtel Kenya. The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), the regulatory agency responsible for conducting and supervising referenda and elections in Kenya, needs to achieve full and immediate transmission of results

 

 

For more information on the news items, please visit our press releases webpage detailed below. http://www.connect-world.com/index.php/press-releases?start=300

 

 

Anthony Weaver

Editorial Manager

Connect-World Magazines

United Kingdom

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