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On January 5, 2018, 20th Century Fox, Panasonic Corporation and Samsung Electronics announced updates to the associated certification and logo program for the open, royalty-free dynamic metadata platform for High Dynamic Range (HDR), called HDR10+ which they initially announced last year at IFA. The HDR10+ platform will soon be made…

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Iron Mountain Incorporated®, the global leader in storage and information management services, has completed its acquisition of the U.S. operations of IO Data Centers LLC, a leading colocation data center services provider based in Phoenix, Arizona. With the transaction, Iron Mountain acquired the land and buildings associated with four state-of-the-art…

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Telit, a global enabler of the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced that its quad-band, dual-mode ME910C1-AU, based on the Qualcomm® MDM9206 LTE IoT modem, is the first module to receive LTE Category M1 (Cat M1) certification for operation on Telstra's mobile network. Certification means IoT integrators and providers looking…

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In a move to increase transparency and make inroads into China, the first data centre of the Cupertino-based tech giant Apple in the country will be put into operation on February 28, the company announced on Wednesday. From then on, photos, documents and other personal information uploaded to iCloud accounts…

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Finnish telecom gear maker Nokia said that it has won an optical backbone network deal from Telenor for the telco's networks in Norway and Sweden. Telenor has selected Nokia as its sole supplier for the replacement of its legacy optical backbone network. The new optical core network will provide much-needed…

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CETel, a leading German service provider of global managed end-to-end communications solutions, has signed a five-year contract with SES Networks to connect new exploration and production sites in Africa via SES Networks’ medium earth orbit (MEO) O3b satellite constellation, SES and CETel announced today. CETel will leverage the O3b fleet’s…

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GI Partners, a leading private investment firm, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of the Ericsson ICT Data Center located at 3500 Rue F.-X.-Tessier in the Vaudreuil-Dorion suburb of Montreal, Quebec.  GI acquired the data center from Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC).    The property, completed in December 2016, comprises…

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Senet, a leading provider of cloud-based software, global connectivity service platforms and network build-out for the Internet of Things (IoT), and TEKTELIC Communications, a leading manufacturer of carrier grade LoRaWAN™ IoT gateways and sensors, today announced a collaborative expansion of Senet’s LoRaWAN network in Las Vegas to support CES Internet…

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Argentina's communications regulator Enacom said it had signed off on new rules allowing companies to offer so-called quadruple play services that include landlines, mobile phones, pay television and the internet. Approval had been expected in early 2018 after phone company Telecom Argentina SA and Cablevision SA, an internet, cable TV…

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iKO Media Group, a global end-to-end service provider for broadcasters and content owners, and Zixi LLC., have announced today an expansion to their existing partnership enabling enhanced throughput capabilities to support iKO's expansion into Asia, Europe and LATAM. The expanded integration of Zixi's technology platform into iKO's global video delivery…