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SK Telecom buys $65M stake in Swiss quantum cryptography company

SK Telecom has announced that it will invest $65 million (approx. £46.5 million) in ID Quantique (IDQ), a leading quantum crypto company based in Switzerland. In exchange, SK Telecom will receive 50% majority shares in IDQ. This investment bolsters 5G network security for SK Telecom, as well as expanding the company’s global portfolio in quantum… Read More

UK to install telecommunications equipment on rural churches

A new agreement between Church of England and the UK Digital Secretary allows the government to install telecommunications equipment on church spires throughout England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland to improve broadband connectivity in rural areas. Equipment may include wireless transmitters, satellite dishes or aerials, depending on the best method determined to boost connectivity for… Read More

Huawei to create world’s largest OpenStack resource pool

Huawei is deploying its CloudFabric solution to help China Mobile build a private cloud resource pool which will become the largest of its type. The Chinese firm is entering the second phase of its project, which is intended to help China Mobile move from traditional IT systems to a centralised cloud computing platform. It is… Read More

Flexenclosure earns first Australian contract with Virtutel

Swedish prefabricated data centre manufacturer has been commissioned to build 20 data centres across Australia by telecoms provider Virtutel. Initially deploying in Albury, New South Wales, the Australian telecommunications firm will establish facilities in regional cities across the country, through its data centre subsidiary VirtuDC. The project is part of the company’s wider intention to establish… Read More

Enemalta signs deal with Streamcast to invest in data centres

Maltese energy provider Enemalta is partnering with private IP cloud operator Streamcast Technologies to invest $75 million (approx. £67 million) in data centres worldwide, starting with a facility in Malta. The investment is intended to help Enemalta take advantage of its existing underground infrastructure as well as its international fibre optic connectivity. The agreement means… Read More

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