NBN Co faces fresh pressure not to fully unwind free bandwidth boost – Telco/ISP- Tempemail

NBN Co is under renewed pressure to maintain some of the free bandwidth boost it has offered during the coronavirus lockdown period after its own research indicated that elevated demand for internet could extend beyond July. Figures released by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) today showed the aggregate Continue Reading

Baidu considers leaving the Nasdaq to boost its valuation – Finance – Software- Tempemail

Chinese search engine giant Baidu is considering delisting from the US Nasdaq and moving to an exchange closer to home to boost its valuation amid rising tension between the United States and China over investments, three sources said. Baidu, one of China’s earliest US listings, is reaching out to some Continue Reading

OPPO inks pact with Vodafone to boost 5G adoption- Tempemail

Read Article Chinese smartphone maker OPPO has announced a partnership with telecom major Vodafone to boost 5G adoption in the world. In the first phase of cooperation, Vodafone will introduce OPPO products across retail channels in Germany, Britain, Spain, Portugal, Romania, Turkey and the Netherlands starting this month. OPPO said Continue Reading

Cisco’s third quarter gets boost from demand for work-from-home apps – Finance- Tempemail

Cisco Systems beat quarterly revenue and profit estimates on Wednesday as COVID-19 lockdowns globally boosted demand for its remote-work tools and networking equipment, sending the Dow component’s shares up nearly 3 percent after the bell. The health crisis has forced many businesses to go completely online, increasing the use of Continue Reading

Amazon’s ad revenue defies coronavirus crunch with 40% boost to $3.9bn- Tempemail

Many ad companies and traditional media owners are braced for painful contractions as coronavirus brings marketing spend to a halt. However, Amazon’s ad business has emerged as a bright spot in the company’s Q1 financial update despite belt-tightening from brands in other areas. The e-commerce giant disclosed on Thursday (30 Continue Reading

Biotech Startup Rolls Out Mobile Lab to Boost COVID-19 Testing in Nigeria | Tempemail

Sourced from Tech Cabal Biotech company 54Gene has increased Nigeria’s laboratory testing capacity for COVID-19 with a mobile laboratory in Ogun, a state in the South-West of the country. In addition to its DNA biobank lab in Lagos, the number of molecular laboratories in the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control Continue Reading

Nokia quarterly revenue to get 5G boost before coronavirus impact felt – Benchmarking Change – Hardware – Telco/ISP- Tempemail

Nokia Oyj is expected to report a rise in revenue for the first three months of the year, backed by higher sales of 5G equipment, before feeling the effects of supply chain disruption in the current quarter. The Finnish company, battling with China’s Huawei and Sweden’s Ericsson, is trying to Continue Reading

Airtel and Nokia sign multi-year deal to boost network capacity and customer experience- Tempemail

Read Article Nokia and Bharti Airtel has announced a multi-year agreement to deploy Nokia’s SRAN solution across 9 circles in India, helping Airtel to enhance the network capacity of its networks, in particular 4G, and improve customer experience. The rollout, which will also lay the foundation for providing 5G connectivity Continue Reading

Boost Juice owner turns to SAP Concur to get clarity of its costs – Finance – Cloud- Tempemail

Retail Zoo, owner of Boost Juice and other brands, is using SAP’s Concur to automate its expense management, and is now in the process of deploying Concur’s online invoicing product as well. Accounts receivable/accounts payable manager Lauren Miller said the company started using Concur for expense management about two years Continue Reading

Cell C and M4Jam Partner to Boost Gig Economy during Lockdown | Tempemail

Image sourced from Town Press Around the world, governments and corporates are attempting to put measures in place to prevent widespread unemployment and poverty from being the inevitable result of planned and regulated lockdown. And a two-week lockdown extension in South Africa means an even greater blow to the country’s Continue Reading