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Ericsson to manage Swedish city network

| May 29, 2009 | 0 Comments
Ericsson to manage Swedish city network

Ericsson recently announced that it has won a deal to build, operate and manage a fibre optic network for the city of Hudiksvall in Sweden. The deal will see Ericsson take over the development and management of an operator-neutral city network for Zitius, an open-access network operator in the Swedish network. Outsourcing the management of […]

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Japan to build massive cloud infrastructure for e-government

| May 13, 2009 | 1 Comment
Japan to build massive cloud infrastructure for e-government

By CommsDay International In a document that outlines a Digital Japan Creation Project, dubbed the ICT Hatoyama Plan, Japan’s Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications revealed plans to build a massive cloud computing infrastructure to support all of the government’s IT systems. Called tentatively the Kasumigaseki Cloud, the new infrastructure will be built in stages […]

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ATIS publishes energy efficiency measuring system for telecoms gear

| March 23, 2009 | 0 Comments

The Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS) says it has developed three standards for measuring the energy efficiency of telecommunication equipment. Published as the Telecommunications Energy Efficiency Ratio, or TEER, the standards are designed to determine ‘network-element efficiency,’ through a ‘comprehensive methodology’ that measures and reports energy consumption, and uniformly quantifies a network component’s ratio […]

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AT&T targets utilities with wholesale smart grid

| March 23, 2009 | 0 Comments

AT&T has partnered with SmartSynch to develop a wholesale solution for utilities companies looking to roll out smart meters for their customers. The new partnership will combined a new suite of service plans designed for machine-to-machine communications from AT&T and SmartSynch’s smart grid solution, which is already deployed at by more than 100 utilities in […]

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