The summer of 2018 brought different fortunes to the two highest-profile initiatives to connect the unconnected in rural markets.
Artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to profoundly impact the way companies conduct business, and telecom service providers are no exception.
If the last few years has shown anything it’s that the internet of things (IoT) is a clear stepping stone along the path toward what many consider to be the next industrial revolution – call it Industry 4.0, digital transformation, or what you will.
Epic Games, the maker of Fortnite, the world’s most popular shooting game, announced Android OS users would finally get access to the game.
It is commonly assumed that expensive smartphones like the iPhone X are only available on contract at the bigger carriers like Verizon Wireless and AT&T in the U.S., but that is far from true.
Google has introduced Google AI Contact Center, a virtual assistant that uses natural speech to engage with callers, answering basic questions, and escalating more complex requirements to a human agent.
AI and its use in the car manufacturing industry is key for survival in this highly competitive environment.
Google recently announced plans to surrender operational control of the cooling systems in its data centres to an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm.
The rapid evolution of enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) technology has led to fascinating use cases that truly justify the term digital transformation, while simultaneously creating privacy quandaries that will challenge society for years to come.
Telecoms providers worldwide are starting to market their 5G capabilities, with tests and even commercial services set to launch as early as the tail-end of this year.
The three-week saga between UKTV and Virgin Media has ended.
Consumers have been used to freemium business models for many years.
While 5G services are not yet “live,” this next generation of wireless technology is already top of mind for service providers, OEMs and other telecom market ecosystem players.
Of the many promises of internet of things (IoT), the pursuit of the fabled ‘smart city’ has been one of the most hyped.
Manufacturers are on the precipice of an industry-wide digital transformation, driven by the need to boost productivity and increase visibility across factory floor and supply chain operations.
In 2022, the Asia-Pacific real estate market is forecast to have a value of $2,543.5 billion, an increase of 12.8% since 2017 with China, Japan and India are the three largest markets by value according to GlobalData.
Many of Kenya’s major towns and cities have network coverage, but several rural and suburban areas with small populations often struggle to connect to a network.
After launching data centre solutions, many telecom operators in Africa & Middle East started expanding in the enterprise cloud space as early as in 2011-2013, mainly focusing on in-house Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and leveraging their data centre assets.
Plans by Apple, Facebook and Google to build new Denmark data centres have raised concerns about a long-term shortfall in the supply of renewable energy, along with the prospect of rising CO2 emissions.
Sky reported its earnings highlighting strong operational and financial results across products in the year to 30 June 2018) – both at group and at UK and Ireland (Sky reporting combined results) levels.
The US Commerce Department has lifted the denial order that had temporarily put Chinese’s telecoms manufacturer ZTE out of business.
Intel has been an integral part of telco networks seemingly since the beginning of time.
With so many companies looking to adopt artificial intelligence, it’s no wonder that providers of AI solutions are racing to position themselves as leaders in the market.
This autumn, the US Supreme Court will weigh in on an ongoing antitrust case which begs the question: who actually owns the apps running on our devices?
With its now-finalised acquisition of Time Warner, AT&T gained arguably the most prized content production asset in the world: HBO.
Stores are no longer just places for shopping, with innovative retailers competing for the most entertaining, practical, or radical concepts to attract customers.
There are many reasons why efforts to marry blockchain’s distributed electronic ledger system and the connected car are gaining momentum.
At first blush, Walmart’s announcement that it would use Microsoft’s cloud platform and desktop apps across its entire business looks to be a direct shot across the bow of Amazon the retailer and Amazon the provider of public cloud services with Amazon Web Services (AWS).
In the tourism industry, image recognition technology can mostly be observed in the air travel sector in the form of airport facial recognition, which is being tested in pilot programs in airports worldwide.
A deep neural network running on a standard desktop computer is being used to interpret and make sense of highly technical data relating to nuclear events.