Cisco’s private 5G-as-a-service for enterprises turns a reality

Key Signals in Telecommunications

Centre setup and Expansion
Safaricom builds Ethiopian Data Centre worth USD 100 Mn, two more on the way
Safaricom is planning to build two more data centers within the next five years in Ethiopia and will also see to the establishment of about 700 network towers as part of its drive to improve telecommunications infrastructure in the country. Read More>>
Tower Sharing deal in the works between Safaricom & Ethio Telecom
Safaricom has reportedly begun negotiations on a new infrastructure sharing agreement with Ethio Telecom. Safaricom is currently working with Ethio Telecom and state regulator Ethiopia Communication Authority (ECA) to finalize all the details of the partnership. Read More>>
Tier 1 Operator in India places a USD 15 Mn order for Nationwide Expansion with Ceragon
The company will help the operator get the network 5G-ready to deliver WOW (Wireless, Open, Wideband) customer experiences with uninterrupted connectivity and faster speeds. The operator is currently conducting 5G field trials with Ceragon, including multi-band as well as Open RAN. Read More>>
CityFibre signs USD 132 Mn Hexatronic deal to supply UK Full Fibre Rollout
The new 3-year framework supply agreement between the two companies builds on their original deal in 2019, which itself was worth USD 40 Mn. Under this extension, CityFibre will continue to receive a supply of Hexatronic UK’s passive fibre optic solutions, including cables, micro ducts, connectivity cabinets, and aerial nodes. Read More>>
Ericsson and Econet partner to launch 5G in Zimbabwe
The partnership will see Ericsson providing its latest energy-efficient and high-performing Radio Access Network (RAN) and 5G Evolved Packet Core (EPC) solutions to Econet, which will boost the latter’s capacity and user experience with significantly faster network speeds – up to 10 times than 4G. Read More>>
Airtel Business Africa powers enterprises with Avaya AI-powered Experience Platform
The agreement will see Airtel Business Africa empower its enterprise customers with the Avaya OneCloud AI-powered experience platform. The platform, bundled with Airtel Africa voice services, includes workstream collaboration, a contact center, unified communications, and a communications platform as a service. Read More>>
Cisco brings Private 5G to enterprises with global partners
Cisco Private 5G as-a-Service delivered with global partners offers enterprise customers reduced technical, financial, and operations risks with managing enterprise private 5G networks. Multiple private 5G pilots and projects are currently underway spanning education, entertainment, government, manufacturing, and real estate sectors. Read More>>
Alibaba taps Nokia to enhance Edge Cloud products
As part of the agreement, Nokia will integrate its private wireless network system Digital Automation Cloud (DAC) with Alibaba Cloud’s service offering to aid customers’ digital transformation strategies. Read More>>
Mergers and Acquisition
Rakuten Symphony acquires Kubernetes platform
Rakuten plans to integrate’s tools for multi-cloud mobility, automation, and orchestration into the Rakuten Symphony portfolio. Read More>>
Executive Movement
Cisco appoints Smangele Nkosi as GM for South Africa
Nkosi’s focus is on leveraging the company’s technology leadership to support the country’s innovation, prosperity, and social inclusion. Her role will include collaborating with government bodies and public and private enterprises to develop a healthy technology and partner ecosystem. Read More>>
Iliad Solutions appoints Jill Pyper as Chief Operating Officer
Ms. Pyper will support Iliad’s CEO, Executives, and broader functions, strategically contributing to the achievement of commercial strategies through the development and implementation of effective operational solutions. Read More>>

Latest Industry Insights from Draup Braindesk

  • Palo Alto Networks developed the Palo Alto Cloud security, a broad set of control-based technologies and policies deployed to protect information, data, applications, and infrastructure.  
  • Palo Alto Network partnered with WildFire for a cloud-based threat analysis service. It uses data and threat intelligence from the industry’s largest global community and applies advanced analytics to identify unknown threats and stop attackers automatically.  
  • Palo Alto Networks launched Magnifier, a cloud-based behavioral analytics application delivered through Palo Alto Networks Application Framework that allows organizations to identify and prevent threats rapidly.

Key Funding Alert

Federated Wireless raises USD 58 Mn in Series D Funding 
The company intends to use the funds to scale its platform and support further investments in its capabilities and partnerships. Founded in 2012, Federated Wireless is a nationwide leader in enabling, commercializing, and driving the adoption of the shared spectrum. Read More>>

Startup Spotlight

Company – Aervivo
Total Funding – USD 5.25 Mn
About: Aervivo enables fiber-grade connectivity at a fraction of the costs. Its industry-leading wireless mesh technology, cloud-based service platform, and SaaS business model allow its partners to deliver affordable, high-speed connectivity with an industry-leading customer experience. Read More>>

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CK Hutchison Holdings Limited – Account Intelligence Report 
CK Hutchison Holdings Limited focuses on Telecom mobile apps, Automated Guided Vehicles to enhance customer services and business. Through this model, the company will position its future goals in improving their capabilities across digital offerings. Read More>>
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