Ugandan regulator to detect fake devices

08 November 2019

New equipment will detect counterfeit phones so that at the point of purchase, buyers can check with a telecom company whether the phones are genuine

New equipment will detect counterfeit phones so that at the point of purchase, buyers can check with a telecom company whether the phones are genuine

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has announced the installation of equipment specifically designed to detect counterfeit phones in a bid to help eliminate counterfeits or second-hand phones in the marketplace.

New equipment will detect counterfeit phones so that at the point of purchase, buyers can check with a telecom company whether the phones are genuine or fake.

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Kerlink and Tata announce partnership for LoRaWAN network deployments

09 September 2019

IoT specialist Kerlink and Tata Communications Transformation Services (TCTS) have joined forces to promote the LoRaWAN network deployments globally. 

The two companies said they demonstrate to telecom carriers and start-up IoT connectivity providers how LoRa technology is one of the most responsive and reliable protocols for IoT connectivity. 

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Síminn and Ericsson to target 5G and IoT

09 September 2019

Ericsson and Iceland’s Síminn (Iceland Telecom) have joined forces to speed up the move toward 5G through a core network and radio access modernisation partnership.

As part of its 5G groundwork, Síminn will modernise and expand its radio network and continue to deploy the 5G-ready Ericsson radio system.

Both companies will also conduct 5G trials enabled by Ericsson 5G new radio and Ericsson spectrum sharing.

Síminn has targeted the introduction of new IoT services on its 4G network – including narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) and Cat-M1.

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ZTE launches its Cybersecurity Lab Europe in Brussels

10 July 2019

The lab is declared open

The lab is declared open

Chinese tech giant ZTE has furthered its commitment to improving security for the ICT industry by opening its Cybersecurity Lab Europe in Brussels, Belgium. 

Located in the administrative and political heart of the EU, the cybersecurity Lab Europe will provide a much wider range of access to the external security verification of ZTE’s products, services and processes and will facilitate the external cooperation in the security field with stakeholders.

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