IT SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT
Ceragon Networks Ltd | November 09, 2021
Ceragon Networks Ltd. the global innovator and leading solutions provider of 5G wireless transport, announced today that following a public tender RAI WAY S.p.A., Italy's publicly listed national TV and radio network provider, has selected Ceragon's solutions and services to deploy and maintain its wireless transport network. Ceragon will help RAI WAY increase its revenues and differentiate its business by enabling it to offer its services to local TV broadcasters. It will support RAI WAY by delivering a full turnkey solution, which includes its IP-20 Platform microwave solutions as well as network design, installation, commissioning, and maintenance services. Ceragon was awarded two tenders, with contracts valued at a total of $2.1 million.
Ceragon was looking to support RAI WAY in its challenge to deploy new telecommunication infrastructures to be used by local TV broadcasters, as well as renew its own network to support a new TV broadcasting standard (DVB-T2/HEVC). After issuing a public tender, and carefully examining multiple competitive bids against technical and operational efficiency requirements, RAI WAY selected Ceragon. Ceragon's proven experience and success with similar large-scale turnkey projects, and its field-proven rapid deployment capabilities was a key differentiator. What's more, with the RAI WAY network requiring a multitude of installation scenarios due to challenges such as site occupancy and frequency interferences, the Ceragon solution flexibility proved to be of immense value.
"Ceragon is experiencing significant growth in Europe, and particularly in Italy. We have completed previous successful deployments in the Broadcasting industry in Europe and are excited to have RAI WAY as a new customer, supporting it in its mission. Our turnkey offering provides the utmost flexibility and rapid deployment to assure RAI WAY fast time-to-market and drive its business growth. With our offering, RAI WAY can focus on its core business, knowing Ceragon's dedicated local team will take care of all its wireless transport needs every step of the way – with full responsibility to supply, install, commission, and maintain its systems. We are proud of this cooperation with RAI WAY as it is aligned with our strategy to provide end-to-end solutions to our customers that include products and full services."
Doron Arazi, Ceragon Networks CEO
About RAI WAY S.P.A.
Rai Way manages and develops the terrestrial broadcast infrastructure which carries the television and radio signals of RAI, Italy's national public broadcasting company, and provides services to its business customers. Rai Way has an extensive experience and technological, engineering and organizational know-how in the Italian media and broadcast infrastructure market. Such a unique expertise, together with the skills and ongoing training of its around 600 employees, makes Rai Way an ideal partner for any companies and entities seeking for integrated solutions to develop their network and transmit their signals. Rai Way operates throughout the national territory and can rely on its headquarters in Rome, 20local network centers and more than 2,300 sites across Italy.
About Ceragon Networks
Ceragon Networks Ltd. is the global innovator and leading solutions provider of 5G wireless transport. With a vision to create equal digital opportunities for all people around the world, we bring communication capabilities everywhere by delivering robust, fiber-like wireless connectivity. We help operators and other service providers to increase operational efficiency and enhance end-customers' quality of experience with quick-to-deploy wireless backhaul and fronthaul solutions. Our customers include service providers, public safety organizations, government agencies, and utility companies, which use our solutions to deliver 5G & 4G broadband wireless connectivity, mission-critical multimedia services, stabilized communications, and other applications at high reliability and speed.
Ceragon's unique multicore technology and disaggregated approach to wireless transport provide highly reliable, fast to deploy, high-capacity wireless transport for 5G and 4G networks with minimal use of spectrum, power, real estate, and labor resources. It enables increased productivity, as well as simple and quick network modernization, positioning Ceragon as a leading solutions provider for the 5G era. We deliver a complete portfolio of turnkey end-to-end AI-based managed and professional services that ensure efficient network rollout and optimization to achieve the highest value for our customers. Our solutions are deployed by more than 400 service providers, as well as more than 800 private network owners, in more than 140 countries.
T-Mobile | September 07, 2021
5G is powering new innovations that help us live healthier lives. T-Mobile has kicked off its Fall 2021 T-Mobile Accelerator Wellness Technology Program. For the next few months, the following handpicked startups will work directly with technologists and business leaders at T-Mobile to build the next big thing in 5G technologies that promote wellness and improve quality of life. These participants are building breakthrough innovations in personal health wearables and applications, from smart glasses for Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals, to fitness devices and smart apparel that enhance athletic performance.
“Consumers are increasingly interested in new ways that technology can improve their well-being, whether it’s better performance on the sports field or deeper diagnostics to monitor a health concern,” said John Saw, EVP of Advanced & Emerging Technologies at T-Mobile. "With 5G we are beginning to see a vast array of new devices and services that give us better insight into our own health and can dramatically improve our quality of life.”
Companies participating in T-Mobile Accelerator will work directly with technology and business leaders at T-Mobile as they build, test and bring to market new products and services that unleash the potential of T-Mobile 5G. The fall program runs through early November 2021 and will culminate in a Demo Day where participants showcase their accomplishments.
T-Mobile Accelerator serves as a hub for driving ideas, innovation and action. Focused on collaborative experiences for growth, it delivers year-round programming and activities, including entrepreneurial and tech community engagements, expert speakers and mentorship sessions. Since its inception, the T-Mobile Accelerator has worked with 75 startup companies that have raised an aggregate of over $96 million with 80% of the alumni companies still in business today.
T-Mobile 5G, A Platform for Innovation
T-Mobile is America’s 5G leader with the largest, fastest and most reliable 5G network. T-Mobile’s Extended Range 5G covers 305 million people with nearly 2x more geographic coverage than AT&T and 4x more than Verizon. With Sprint now part of T-Mobile, the Un-carrier is widening its lead, lighting up Ultra Capacity 5G across the country, bringing fast 5G speeds to more places than anyone else.
Amazing new 5G products and services are quickly being built, and they require a 5G network with capacity and broad reach, one that’s being built to support virtually all types of use cases and provide unprecedented reach. It’s called #5GForAll and only T-Mobile is building it. With its supercharged 5G network as the foundation, T-Mobile is fueling 5G innovation and building the 5G ecosystem with a number of initiatives. The Un-carrier collaborates with universities and standards bodies to support 5G research and development. It operates the award-winning T-Mobile Accelerator and collaborates with Georgia Tech and Curiosity Lab at Peachtree Corners. In addition, it operates the T-Mobile Ventures investment fund and it is a co-founder of the 5G Open Innovation Lab.
T-Mobile U.S. Inc. is America’s supercharged Un-carrier, delivering an advanced 4G LTE and transformative nationwide 5G network that will offer reliable connectivity for all. T-Mobile’s customers benefit from its unmatched combination of value and quality, unwavering obsession with offering them the best possible service experience and undisputable drive for disruption that creates competition and innovation in wireless and beyond. Based in Bellevue, Wash., T-Mobile provides services through its subsidiaries and operates its flagship brands, T-Mobile, Metro by T-Mobile and Sprint.
1NCE | January 04, 2022
Global IoT Carrier 1NCE and Amazon Web Services (AWS) join forces pushing forward the expansion of 1NCEs IoT platform on a global scale, bringing its cloud native IoT offering closer to its customers worldwide. The collaboration further aims to strengthen ties between the two companies and to develop the Next Level IoT Software speeding up global deployment of IoT projects.
1NCE has developed a unique software offering on AWS that enables IoT developers to quickly integrate cellular IoT connectivity into their own solutions with plug & play functionalities.
The collaboration allows for the expansion of the 1NCE IoT platform via AWS infrastructure globally, significantly increasing its overall platform performance. It will literally bring the 1NCE IoT platform closer to its customers, wherever they are.
"This intensified engagement with AWS also allows us to boost our network and IoT software portfolio at greatly improved conditions and with the appropriate know-how,We can leverage synergies between the AWS infrastructure and our IoT platform which helps us to develop our next Level IoT Software at low costs. This is a prerequisite to implement new features into our existing IoT Flat Rate offering, like protocol conversion, energy management and localization services."
Younes Allaki, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at 1NCE
1NCE is a global IoT powerhouse funded by Softbank and the German Telecommunication giant Deutsche Telekom with direct access to its networks and roaming partners via 2G, 3G, 4G, LTE, NB-IoT and LTE-M in over 100 countries worldwide. 1NCE enables business customers to easily connect their IoT devices for 10 US$ for 10 years.
With its IoT Flat Rate offering 1NCE has proven to be a real disruptor within the IoT world, 1NCE is leveraging AWS to deliver reliable IoT services by combining secure connectivity with sophisticated software applications.
Due to its close relationship with Deutsche Telekom and Amazon Web Services, 1NCE has obtained a leading position in costs and features counting more than 7,000 customers and 10 million managed connections to date. With "1NCE For All" customers can order up to 100 SIM cards for free exclusively at AWS Marketplace. 1NCE is showcasing its IoT services at this year's CES in LAS Vegas from January 5-7 at booth 10343.
1NCE - the inventor of the "IoT Flat Rate" - is a global IoT platform carrier offering fast, secure, and reliable cellular connectivity and software services in more than 100 countries worldwide. 1NCE cooperates with Deutsche Telekom AG and its roaming partners to support all common mobile communication standards such as 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G, NB-IoT and LTE-M.
The 1NCE IoT Flat Rate is designed to last over the entire lifetime of an IoT device with a one-off payment. This makes IoT applications for use cases like smart metering, asset tracking or vehicle telematics affordable and scalable. 1NCE also offers its technology to mobile platform operators as a Platform-as-a-Service solution. The company - headquartered in Cologne, Germany - was founded in 2017 together with Deutsche Telekom AG and has 150 staff in Cologne, Hamburg, Amsterdam, London, Rome, Paris, Warsaw, Hong Kong, and Riga.