A consortium of European space and telecommunications companies has been formed in response to the European Commission’s call for tender regarding the IRIS² satellite constellation project. This partnership will provide secure and resilient connectivity infrastructure to European governments, businesses, and citizens.
OneWeb and Orange have announced a distribution agreement to expand connectivity services in various regions of the world, including Europe, Africa, and Latin America. The partnership is aimed at offering enhanced connectivity to enterprise customers and telco operators in remote areas that were previously unreachable with improved latency.
The GSMA announced a new industry-wide initiative called GSMA Open Gateway, a framework of universal network Application Programmable Interfaces (APIs), designed to provide universal access to operator networks for developers. Launched with the support of 21 mobile network operators, the move is aimed at changing the way the telecoms industry designs and delivers services in an API economy world.
CELLSMART, the cellular intelligence division of SmartCIC, has launched its latest Global Cellular Performance Survey, which shows that maximum 5G download speeds available in the field have reached nearly 1 Gbps. Test results showed Norway (994 Mbps) and Spain (993.60 Mbps) topping the rankings for maximum 5G download speeds for indoors and outdoors.
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