AT&T looks to be frontrunner for FirstNet deal as Rivada files protest
Mon Dec 5 10:35:03 EST 2016
Rivada Networks confirmed it has filed a protest over its exclusion from the FirstNet bidding process, with reports indicating AT&T is likely selected bidder. AT&T is reportedly in the drivers seat in winning a network service contract with the federal governments First Responder Network Authority initiative as one of the other entities attempting to win [...]
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U.S. government blocks chip merger, cites security concerns
Mon Dec 5 10:19:16 EST 2016
The White House blocked the sale of a California maker of gallium nitride technology to a company partly controlled by the Chinese government. Gallium nitride is a power-efficient alternative to silicon that is being used to make chips used for envelope tracking for LTE base stations, as well for DC-DC converters for telecom equipment. It [...]
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Salesforce and partners to drive nearly 500,000 jobs in India by 2020
Mon Dec 5 08:55:46 EST 2016
IDC reports India’s cloud computing market will grow at a 26% CAGR through 2020. San Francisco-based cloud computing firm Salesforce.com and its partners are looking to to drive nearly 500,000 jobs in the Indian market by 2020, India press reported. The reports note that by 2020, Salesforce.com is expected to drive the creation of 136,000 [...]
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SK Telecom targets IoT market with Honeywell Korea partnership
Mon Dec 5 08:45:40 EST 2016
The two firms look to launch LoRa-capable solutions in early 2017. South Korean telecommunications firm SK Telecom inked a memorandum of understanding with Honeywell Korea, a provider of automation and control solutions, for a low power wide area-based “internet of things” initiative. Under terms of the agreement, the firms will jointly develop wireless sensors based [...]
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