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Samsung’s Galaxy S9+ Named Best New Connected Mobile Device at MWC 2018

Samsung’s Galaxy S9+ Named Best New Connected Mobile Device at MWC 2018

SEOUL, Mar. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Friday its new flagship smartphone the Galaxy S9 Plus has been named the Best New Connected Mobile Device at the Mobile World Congress (MWC), the world’s largest gathering for the mobile communications industry. The prize is awarded to new smartphones; wearable, consumer electronics; or other [...]

du Collaborates with Cisco on IP Core Network Modernization and Expansion

du Collaborates with Cisco on IP Core Network Modernization and Expansion

BARCELONA, Spain, Mar. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Mobile World Congress — UAE-based telco ‘du,’ from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), and Cisco announced a collaboration to build a future-proof network that is designed to support du’s rapid transformation into a digital service provider. The announcement was made to coincide with Mobile World Congress 2018, being [...]

Saudi Telecom Company (STC) and Cisco Sign Strategic MoU to Bring the Benefits of 5G to Saudi Arabia

Saudi Telecom Company (STC) and Cisco Sign Strategic MoU to Bring the Benefits of 5G to Saudi Arabia

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — Mobile World Congress — Saudi Telecom Company (STC) and Cisco today announced they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and intend to collaborate on the development of 5G communication systems and networks. The joint effort aims to facilitate STC’s transformation into a digital service provider and supports the [...]

Reliance JIO and Cisco Continue Co-Innovation for Multi-Access Edge Computing

Reliance JIO and Cisco Continue Co-Innovation for Multi-Access Edge Computing

BARCELONA, Feb. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — Mobile World Congress – Video will comprise 82% of all IP network traffic by 20211, as more people are watching on multiple screens. This presents unique challenges for mobile operators, including how to scale their networks to handle all this video traffic and how to manage a profitable business [...]

SFR (Altice) Evolves Its Networking Strategy with Cisco Network Automation

SFR (Altice) Evolves Its Networking Strategy with Cisco Network Automation

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — Mobile World Congress – Remaining competitive in today’s increasingly connected, mobile, digital and video-centric environment requires a network that is more agile and responsive than ever before. For service providers looking to support network speed and deliver high-quality services faster and more easily, deploying network and services automation solutions is [...]

LG Electronics to Focus on ABCDs to Revitalize Ailing Smartphone Biz

LG Electronics to Focus on ABCDs to Revitalize Ailing Smartphone Biz

SEOUL, Feb. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc. said Tuesday it will focus on audio, batteries, cameras and displays, referred to by the acronym ABCDs in South Korea, to beef up its smartphone division, which has been suffering losses for nearly three years. During the meeting with reporters at the Mobile World Congress (MWC), [...]

Cisco and Vodafone Showcase Mobile Transport Networking Advancements via Segment Routing at Mobile World Congress

Cisco and Vodafone Showcase Mobile Transport Networking Advancements via Segment Routing at Mobile World Congress

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — Mobile World Congress – Cisco, together with Vodafone, is demonstrating new network slicing techniques via segment routing this week. The technique could help to lower and control latency for high-bandwidth applications running on Vodafone’s network, to improve the overall entertainment experience for customers streaming video, games and augmented, virtual [...]

Samsung Showcases Galaxy S9 Series with Stronger Camera, AR Features

Samsung Showcases Galaxy S9 Series with Stronger Camera, AR Features

SEOUL, Feb. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. on Monday showcased the new flagship Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus smartphones, which boast improved cameras and augmented reality (AR) features. During the showcase event on the eve of the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Spain, the South Korean tech giant unveiled the much-awaited 5.8-inch [...]

Cisco and TIM: Together to Accelerate Italy’s Digitization

Cisco and TIM: Together to Accelerate Italy’s Digitization

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — Mobile World Congress – Cisco and TIM, the leading service provider in Italy, announced a major agreement aimed at accelerating Italy’s digitization today at Mobile World Congress. The two companies are engaged in developing a joint business and innovation program. They will leverage their unique competences and technologies, [...]

Cisco Launches New ‘5G Now’ Portfolio for Service Providers Taking Action Today

Cisco Launches New ‘5G Now’ Portfolio for Service Providers Taking Action Today

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — Mobile World Congress - Continuing on its path to disrupt the industry by redefining the network, Cisco announced today its ‘5G Now’ portfolio for service providers ready to go full throttle on their 5G roadmap.   5G services promise to offer emerging new services at significantly faster speeds, expanded capacity and [...]