Ericsson launches integrated Packet Core Firewall

Ericsson is advancing 5G core network security for communications service providers (CSPs) through the launch of the cloud native Ericsson Packet Core Firewall. Core network security is a key factor in CSPs' forward business planning as they pursue innovative new...

Ericsson to acquire Cradlepoint

Ericsson has agreed to acquire Cradlepoint, the US-based market leader in Wireless Edge WAN 4G and 5G Enterprise solutions, for $1,1-billion. The investment is key to Ericsson's ongoing strategy of capturing market share in the rapidly expanding 5G Enterprise space....

Nokia digitalises global 5G network deployments

Nokia has digitalised 100% of its 5G network deployments around the world. Through the use of digitalization, machine learning and automation, Nokia is simplifying the deployment of the network infrastructure, accelerating both time-to-market and return on the 5G...

Telkom signs managed roaming agreement with Telenor

Telkom and Telenor have signed a three and a half year managed roaming agreement that will enable Telkom to improve the roaming retail offering to its end users. Through this agreement, Telenor will be responsible for the full end-to-end wholesale roaming process for...

What does 5G mean for SA?

5G has certainly been a hot topic during the Covid pandemic – and not always for the right reasons. Network Configurations (Netconfig) technical director Wayne Erradu explains that on one hand it has been seen as a blessing as the blistering speeds have allowed...

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ITU launches the G5 Benchmark

ICT is becoming more prevalent, embedded in many sectors and systems beyond the ICT sector itself. In response, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has launched the 2020 Global ICT Regulatory Outlook which includes the Benchmark of Fifth Generation...

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