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DiGi to implement Ericsson Device Connection Platform

Malaysian operator DiGi Telecommunications has selected Ericsson to implement the Device Connection Platform, delivered as a service by Ericsson. The solution will provide DiGi and its enterprise customers with everything they need to deploy, manage and monetize millions of machine-to-machine (M2M) and consumer-electronics devices. A managed connectivity platform, the Ericsson Device Connection Platform is a service allowing mobile operators and ...

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6 Questions with Ericsson Malaysia [Q&A]

MalaysianWireless met with Ericsson Malaysia recently and we asked them 6 questions. Two people from Ericsson was kind enough to reply, they are Todd Ashton (President of Ericsson Malaysia & Sri Lanka) & Petra Schirren, (Head of Engagement Practice – Mobile Broadband, Ericsson South East Asia & Oceania). [Todd Ashton, President of Ericsson Malaysia & Sri Lanka & Petra Schirren, Head of ...

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Connected Volvo Cars Powered by Ericsson

Volvo Car Group will use Ericsson’s Connected Vehicle Cloud in order to allow drivers, passengers and the car to connect to services available in the cloud. Drivers and passengers will be able to access applications for information, navigation, and entertainment from a screen in the car. At the same time, Volvo Cars will be able to open parts of the ...

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Ten Hot Consumer Trends for 2013- Ericsson ConsumerLab

As 2012 draws to a close, Ericsson ConsumerLab has identified the hottest consumer trends for 2013 and beyond. 10 hottest consumer trends for 2013 below:

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LTE Tested in a Jet Plane Flying 700km/h

Consumers in high-speed trains around the world need reliable 4G connections without any interruptions and Ericsson needs to make sure its network equipment supports this requirement. With that in mind, Ericsson tested LTE/4G on board of a jet plane flying 700km/h. Check out the video below:

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Nokia Siemens to cut over 4000 jobs in Europe

Nokia Siemens Network(NSN), the second largest mobile equipment maker in the world is about to cut 4,100 job in its home countries, including some 2,900 jobs in Germany and 1,200 in Finland. The job cuts is part of its restructuring plans announced last November where it will lay off 17,000 jobs globally, or 23% of its work force of 74,000, ...

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[Comment] Nokia Siemens Networks moves fast to shed its WiMAX assets

On November 23rd, Nokia Siemens Networks announced a major company reorganization that would primarily focus the company on mobile networks.  As part of this new focus, the vendor said it would be shedding those assets that don’t fit with its long-term strategic plans. NSN’s WiMAX assets, which it acquired from Motorola earlier in the year, were listed as one of ...

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Nokia Siemens cuts 17,000 Jobs

Nokia Siemens Networks(NSN) recently said that it will cut 17,000 jobs globally, or 23% of its work force of 74,000, to save €1 billion ($1.35 billion) in annual costs by 2013. NSN said it will focus on mobile broadband and services, and aims to divest or “manage for value” units that aren’t central to its plans. “While we plan to ...

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Maxis share its 3G network with U Mobile

Maxis Broadband Sdn Bhd (Maxis) and U Mobile Sdn Bhd (U Mobile) have entered into a multi-billion ringgit agreement to share Maxis’ 3G radio access networks (RAN) with U Mobile. The agreement will be for an initial period of 10 years. (From L to R– Mark Dioguardi, CTO Maxis Berhad, Sandip Das, CEO of Maxis Berhad,Dr.Kaizad Heerjee, CEO of U ...

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Janne Laitala appointed as President of Ericsson Malaysia & Sri Lanka

Ericsson has announced the appointment of Janne Laitala as President of Ericsson Malaysia & Sri Lanka. Laitala will be responsible for developing and strengthening Ericsson’s business in the country, and will lead a team of approximately 700 employees in Malaysia and Sri Lanka. Prior to this position, Laitala was the President of Ericsson Finland, and was an active industry spokesperson ...

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[Industry] Nokia-Siemens’ Liquid Net to handle Broadband Demands

Nokia Siemens has announced Liquid Net, a new approach in handling wireless data traffic. Liquid Net allows current wireless broadband networks to automatically adjust to demand by utilizing spare capacity and can boost the traffic handling ability of base stations by 10%, according to Phil Twist, head of marketing at NSN’s network systems division. Basically, Liquid Net uses automated, self-adapting ...

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U Mobile 42Mbps Network in Klang Valley

U Mobile last month announced the deployment of its HSPA+(42Mbps) network in Johor Bahru. The mobile operator now has recently completed its network upgrade in the Klang Valley to support the new speed. The U Mobile 3G network in the Klang Valley is now HSPA+ enabled and offers broadband speeds up to 42Mbps.

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Karsten Nohl claims to crack GPRS Encryption

GSM(Global System for Mobile Communications) network are protected by a 20-year old security algorithm known as A5/1 which is no longer secure. Recently, the same researcher who revealed the weakness in GSM network claims that the encryption in GPRS is no longer secure as well. Karsten Nohl, chief scientist of Berlin-based Security Research Labs, will show how to crack the ...

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Maxis upgrades Core Transmission Network to 100G

Maxis has upgraded its core transmission network to cope with increased data traffic. The mobile operator has choosen Alcatel-Lucent’s 100 gigabit per second (100G) optical coherent network solution. [(L to R) Mark Dioguardi, Chief Technology Officer of Maxis, & Mohd Fazlin Shah Bin Mohd Salleh, President & Managing Director of Alcatel-Lucent Malaysia] Maxis currently has 5,000 3G sites across East and ...

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DiGi 3G- LRT Ampang Park to Masjid Jamek (Kelana Jaya Line)

DiGi has turned on their 3G network at the following underground LRT stations(Kelana Jaya Line)- Ampang Park, Kampung Baru, Dang Wangi & Masjid Jamek. Except for KLCC LRT station, commuters traveling between Ampang Park to Masjid Jamek LRT station can now surf at 3G or higher speed on the DiGi network.

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