Telecommunications

Viasat's Small Tactical Terminal Achieves National Security Agency Link 16 Crypto Modernization Certification Ahead of U.S. Government Mandate

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

"By taking a proactive approach, Viasat's KOR-24A STT successfully achieved Link 16 Crypto Mod requirements ahead of the U.S. government mandate," said Andy Kessler, vice president and business area director, Next Generation Tactical Data Links business,Viasat.

Key Points: 
  • "By taking a proactive approach, Viasat's KOR-24A STT successfully achieved Link 16 Crypto Mod requirements ahead of the U.S. government mandate," said Andy Kessler, vice president and business area director, Next Generation Tactical Data Links business,Viasat.
  • To ensure Link 16 users can easily migrate to a crypto modern solution, Viasat is offering a Trade-in/Trade-up program.
  • Through January 1, 2022, military agencies can trade in any manufacturer's non-crypto modernized Link 16 terminal and receive a discount for the purchase of Viasat's Crypto Mod-enabled KOR-24A STT.
  • The Trade-in/Trade-up program will help ensure warfighters have assured, uninterrupted access to mission-critical information when using Link 16 communications during any critical mission.

Telin Launches NeuTrafiX, the Future of the Connectivity Business

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

Telekomunikasi Indonesia, Tbk ("Telkom") (NYSE: TLK) launched a connectivity marketplace for Wholesale Voice, SMS and Virtual Numbers trading called NeuTrafiX.

Key Points: 
  • Telekomunikasi Indonesia, Tbk ("Telkom") (NYSE: TLK) launched a connectivity marketplace for Wholesale Voice, SMS and Virtual Numbers trading called NeuTrafiX.
  • This innovative community-based marketplace was developed by Telin to revolutionize the present state of the connectivity business, in response to the challenges that both Wholesale/Carrier and Enterprises face in the form of declining legacy business margins, a lack of data and information, and manual wholesale operations & processes.
  • Telekomunikasi Indonesia International (Telin) is a subsidiary of PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia, Tbk (Telkom), a state-owned telecommunication and network service provider.
  • Telin focuses on international telecommunication business to manage and develop its business lines abroad.

S. Korea's KT Corp. Launches IPTV Service in Thailand

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

SEOUL, South Korea, Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- KT Corporation (KRX: 030200; NYSE: KT), South Korea's largest telecommunications company, announced its IPTV service successfully exported globally for the first time to 3BB TV Co. Ltd. of Thailand.

Key Points: 
  • SEOUL, South Korea, Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- KT Corporation (KRX: 030200; NYSE: KT), South Korea's largest telecommunications company, announced its IPTV service successfully exported globally for the first time to 3BB TV Co. Ltd. of Thailand.
  • 3BB TV, an affiliate of Jasmine Group will combine its ultra-speed Triple T Broadband internet connection with the IPTV service.
  • For the launch of 3BB's new IPTV service, KT enabled the Thai company to cover all areas of an IPTV operation.
  • "Riding on its success in Thailand, KT will be able to expand its IPTV business to other Southeast Asian countries and further around the world."

SD-WAN Market Continued to Expand at Solid Double-Digit Rates, According to Dell'Oro Group

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 12:50pm

Competition for SD-WAN market share remains fierce, and the rankings for 3Q 2020 showed VMware, Cisco, Fortinet, Versa, and Silver Peak holding the top five spots.

Key Points: 
  • Competition for SD-WAN market share remains fierce, and the rankings for 3Q 2020 showed VMware, Cisco, Fortinet, Versa, and Silver Peak holding the top five spots.
  • Additional highlights from the 3Q 2020 Router & Carrier Ethernet Switch (CES) Report:
    The Service Provider Router and CES Switch market grew for the second straight quarter in 3Q 2020.
  • Dell'Oro Group is a market research firm that specializes in strategic competitive analysis in the telecommunications, networks, and data center IT markets.
  • For more information, contact Dell'Oro Group at +1.650.622.9400 or visit www.delloro.com .

BorsodChem Goes Green: Promoting Sustainability in the Plastic and Chemical Industry with an Eco-friendly Data Center

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 12:43pm

Indeed, BorsodChem has embedded sustainability across its Information and Communications Technology (ICT) infrastructure, especially its data center.

Key Points: 
  • Indeed, BorsodChem has embedded sustainability across its Information and Communications Technology (ICT) infrastructure, especially its data center.
  • It also has the largest share of the global modular data center market, making Huawei a natural choice for BorsodChem.
  • "To build up the European data center for the company's group global strategy and support its growing business, BorsodChem began constructing a new data center.
  • With its new, future-facing data center, BorsodChem will cement its position as a leading European plastic raw material and chemical manufacturer.

Vinco Ventures Sells Subsidiary SRM Entertainment

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 12:45pm

Bethlehem, PA, Dec. 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vinco Ventures, Inc. (Nasdaq:BBIG), a mergers and acquisitions growth company, today announced the successful closing of the sale of its wholly owned subsidiary, SRM Entertainment Ltd. (SRM), to Jupiter Wellness, Inc. (Nasdaq:JUPW), a leading developer of skin care and wellness products.

Key Points: 
  • Bethlehem, PA, Dec. 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vinco Ventures, Inc. (Nasdaq:BBIG), a mergers and acquisitions growth company, today announced the successful closing of the sale of its wholly owned subsidiary, SRM Entertainment Ltd. (SRM), to Jupiter Wellness, Inc. (Nasdaq:JUPW), a leading developer of skin care and wellness products.
  • Under the terms of the agreement, Vinco Ventures received 200,000 shares of Jupiter Wellness restricted common stock for 100% of the issued and outstanding shares of common stock of SRM.
  • The sale included the transfer of all current SRM employees, the SRM Hong Kong Office and all financial obligations of SRM.
  • We are satisfied with the completion of this transaction, said Brian McFadden, Chief Strategy Officer of Vinco Ventures.

Luna Announces $27.5 Million Debt Financing From PNC

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 12:58pm

Luna Innovations Incorporated (NASDAQ: LUNA), a global leader in advanced optical technology, today announced that it has entered into an agreement for a new secured debt facility for $27.5 million.

Key Points: 
  • Luna Innovations Incorporated (NASDAQ: LUNA), a global leader in advanced optical technology, today announced that it has entered into an agreement for a new secured debt facility for $27.5 million.
  • The facility is supplied by PNC Bank, National Association (an affiliate of PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC)), one of the leading credit providers to middle market companies across the country.
  • The new agreement includes a three-year $12.5 million term loan facility and a three-year $15.0 million revolving credit facility.
  • We are grateful for the strong support we received from PNC, as represented by our new debt facility, said Scott Graeff, President and Chief Executive Officer of Luna.

Inseego MiFi® 8000 Mobile Hotspots Provide Businesses and First Responders Internet Access “Anywhere” with AT&T and FirstNet

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 12:45pm

Were thrilled to provide our popular, proven MiFi 8000 mobile hotspot as an AT&T co-branded solution for individuals on AT&T, as well as FirstNet, public safetys dedicated communications platform.

Key Points: 
  • Were thrilled to provide our popular, proven MiFi 8000 mobile hotspot as an AT&T co-branded solution for individuals on AT&T, as well as FirstNet, public safetys dedicated communications platform.
  • The award-winning Inseego MiFi 8000 delivers gigabit-class LTE (Cat 18) speeds and enterprise-grade security to users who need reliable, go-anywhere internet access.
  • FirstNet Ready devices support access to the dedicated FirstNet network core, FirstNet First Priority which includes always-on priority and preemption for first responders and the Band 14 spectrum.
  • The Inseego name and logo are trademarks of Inseego Corp. MiFi is a registered trademark of Inseego Corp. in the United States and other countries.

TrackX and Topl Announce Strategic Partnership Combining Blockchain with Asset Management to Empower Supply Chain Transparency

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 12:00pm

Meeting the three core customer needs of supply chain sustainability, transparency, and efficiency requires companies to be highly collaborative and transparent across the entire supply chain ecosystem.

Key Points: 
  • Meeting the three core customer needs of supply chain sustainability, transparency, and efficiency requires companies to be highly collaborative and transparent across the entire supply chain ecosystem.
  • Supply chain partners are reticent to share their internal data, which erodes trust and prevents transparency.
  • The integrated solution will combine Topls purpose-built blockchain technology with TrackXs core enterprise asset management and supply chain optimization capabilities.
  • Unlike other supply chain optimization platforms, the TrackX and Topl platform is the only one to reliably collect, track, report, and verify supply chain events in a single end-to-end solution.

Sequans Monarch 2 Second Generation 5G-ready LTE-M/NB-IoT Platform Now Available as an Integrated Module

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

Sequans Communications S.A. (NYSE: SQNS) today announced the availability of Monarch 2 GM02S, the first module based on Sequans second generation, 5G-ready, Monarch 2 platform, the industrys most advanced LTE-M/NB-IoT chip.

Key Points: 
  • Sequans Communications S.A. (NYSE: SQNS) today announced the availability of Monarch 2 GM02S, the first module based on Sequans second generation, 5G-ready, Monarch 2 platform, the industrys most advanced LTE-M/NB-IoT chip.
  • Monarch 2 GM02S also delivers ultra-low power consumption with a 60 percent improvement over the already industry-leading low level of first-generation Monarch.
  • Monarch 2 GM02S is the worlds only cellular IoT module supporting a certifiable EAL5+ secure enclave for integrated SIM (ieUICC) capability that is compliant with GSMA standards.
  • In designing Monarch 2 GM02S, we have painstakingly refined every key feature of our original Monarch GM01Q module to deliver the worlds most advanced cellular IoT connectivity solution available today, said Georges Karam, Sequans CEO.