Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: cross-border autonomous driving made easy; Arqiva wants to save old-school telly; more data centers for Finland, probably.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia seeks 5G innovation in France; Orange helps Belgium fight digital exclusion; Google placates France's antitrust squad.
With 5,325 private networks, China's industrial 5G has achieved serious scale.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: MTN unveils 5G target; Ekinops passes the Microsoft audition; Zen and the art of getting a decent Wi-Fi signal.
Singtel boldly claims Hyundai 'will have the leading facility for development of a metaverse for the manufacturing industry.'
The company is eyeing the industrial metaverse, but most telcos remain on sidelines. Docomo is aiming at non-telecom services accounting for half of revenue in three years.
In this podcast, Masum Mir, VP and GM of engineering at Cisco, discusses changes on the horizon for networks and network security to support the so-called metaverse, and how Cisco's relationship with the cable industry is evolving.
Sam Pratt, CEO of Render Networks, discusses how his company's geospatial technology helps accelerate fiber deployment by streamlining the construction process.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: TIM, Ericsson go network slicing in Italy; Quickline expands with ADVA gear; is music streaming fading out?
Subsidiary Hubei Xingji Shidai Technology this week acquired control of Alibaba-backed handset firm Meizu for an undisclosed amount.
Robin Olds, business development manager at Cisco, discusses opportunities for the company and industry at large as the US ramps up federal funding for fiber deployment.
The Wenjie M5, the first model to be equipped with Huawei's Harmony OS, is reportedly the fastest to reach 10,000 units sold in China.
Duo creates new company Accelsius to accelerate go-to-market of tech developed by Nokia Bell Labs.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: UK altnets on the march; A1 Telekom Austria goes network slicing; 5G all at sea.
DZS CEO Charlie Vogt talks about the influx of federal broadband funding and how his company is cutting costs for service providers by giving them more visibility into their customer networks.
The South Korean operator is making a big bet on cloud, media and artificial intelligence as its telco unit struggles.
Finalization of 3GGP Release 17 includes 5G Reduced Capability (RedCap) New Radio specification. Proponents think it's the shot in the arm that IoT needs.
Multi-gigabit speeds to the home is on trend, but 'massive reliability' across every link in the local area network is critical, says Plume board appointee Tony Werner.
As automation gathers pace, combined headcount at some of the world's biggest operators continues its seemingly irreversible decline.
Bennett Indart, VP of SMART world solutions for NTT, and IndyCar's SJ Luedtke join the podcast to explain what it takes from a network standpoint to collect and analyze the data produced during the race.