November’s top headlines from members of the MDC Marketplace ecosystem:
Megacable disburses 24 million dollars in the initial stage of its data center
Megacable Holdings turned its telecommunications business by betting on a new niche of high specialization and technology: a Data Center in which it invested 25 million dollars in its initial stage, with a view to allocating 10 million more once the business consolidates. The Megacable Data Center, located in Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, seeks to offer services oriented to companies of any size that need facilities to keep their information and computer equipment safe.
Telcos Tata, Sparkle, PCCW, Colt join forces in blockchain test for interoperability
Tata Communications, TI Sparkle, PCCW Global, and Colt are working with technology vendors Accedian, Amartus and Clear on a blockchain proof of concept (PoC) for on-demand services. The PoC is to demonstrate blockchain’s ability to deliver on-demand services across multiple geographies while ensuring the immutability of data shared between the mobile service providers. The initiative is being run under the ongoing MEF 2019 event for carriers in California.
MOBITV & Telia Carrier team up to offer direct connectivity for TV streaming apps
With Telia Carrier’s substantial U.S. network footprint, MOBITV customers can now get direct access to the MOBITV data center from more than 100 points of presence (PoPs) conveniently located throughout the U.S. Direct access to Telia Carrier’s scalable and redundant backbone seamlessly delivers the low-latency, high-capacity connectivity demanded by streaming video.
Tata Communications partners with Microsoft in “Connected Car Space”
Tata Communications has announced it is working with Microsoft to help speed up the development of new innovative connected car applications. By combining the IoT connectivity and network intelligence capabilities of Tata Communications’ “MOVEa platform with Microsoft’s “Connected Vehicle Platform”, the companies will enable automotive manufacturers to offer consumers seamless and secure driving experiences.