Opening a new chapter for 5G Globally

5G-advanced takes off. After unveiling 5G-Advanced last year, the 3GPP determined the first 28 research items for Release 18 in December, taking the technology research and standardization of 5G-Advanced to a new stage of practicality. China Mobile initiated the program “5G-Advanced Innovation-Industry Chain Convergence” together with industry partners last year.…

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State Library of Victoria ditches Oracle

The Library has shifted the support and maintenance contract to Rimini Street. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has received an application for merger authorisation from Telstra Corporation Limited (Telstra) and TPG Telecom Limited (TPG). Telstra and TPG (the Applicants) have entered into three interrelated agreements in respect of a…

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5G new calling

5G New Calling is integrated with advanced intelligence technologies. The Hebei branch of China Mobile (hereinafter referred to as Hebei Mobile), together with Huawei and iFLYTEK, integrated the intelligent translation capability provided by iFLYTEK into 5G New Calling, breaking language barriers for video calls. By using intelligence technologies, 5G New Calling makes…

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PingPong deepens its partnership with JCB

PingPong will have established direct relationships with all six major international credit card networks. PingPong, a leading digital cross-border payment provider, recently entered a direct partnership with JCB, whereby its Hong Kong-based merchants will be able to receive online payments from JCB cardholders worldwide. With this latest agreement, PingPong will have…

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Fibre and HFC tops for simultaneous Netflix streams

Broadband performance is stable across almost all the plans. Telecommunications Commissioner Tristan Gilbertson says the latest report from the independent monitoring programme confirms Aotearoa New Zealand consumers continue to enjoy world-class broadband. “Whether you use broadband for streaming TV and movies, online gaming or social media, this latest report shows…

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Cyber actors exploit network providers and devices

This joint Cybersecurity Advisory was coauthored by the NSA. Summary This joint Cybersecurity Advisory describes the ways in which People’s Republic of China (PRC) state-sponsored cyber actors continue to exploit publicly known vulnerabilities to establish a broad network of compromised infrastructure. These actors use the network to exploit a wide…

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