Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider. Driven by a commitment to sound operations, ongoing innovation, and open collaboration, we have established a competitive ICT portfolio of end-to-end solutions in telecom and enterprise networks, devices, and cloud technology and services. Our ICT solutions, products, and services are used in more than 170 countries and regions, serving over one-third of the world's population. With 180,000 employees, Huawei is committed to enabling the future information society, and building a Better Connected World.
Mavenir is purpose-built to redefine mobile network economics for Communication Service Providers (CSPs). Our innovative solutions pave the way to 5G with 100% software-based, end-to-end, Cloud Native network solutions. Leveraging industry-leading firsts in VoLTE, VoWiFi, Advanced Messaging (RCS), Multi-ID, vEPC and Cloud RAN, Mavenir accelerates network transformation for more than 250+ CSP customers in over 130 countries, serving over 50% of the world’s subscribers.
We embrace disruptive, innovative technology architectures and business models that drive service agility, flexibility, and velocity. With solutions that propel NFV evolution to achieve web-scale economics, Mavenir offers solutions to CSPs for revenue generation, cost reduction and revenue protection.
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Decon Corporation is a leading provider of fit for purpose solutions across the Telecommunications, Electrical Contracting, Switchboard Manufacturing, Power Generation and Energy Management sectors Australia wide. The nation-wide, Australian owned Corporation prides itself not only on innovation, but it's ability to partner effectively with clients, to deliver on specific project needs, no matter the requirements.
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The VR/AR Association (VRARA) is an international organization designed to foster collaboration between innovative companies and people in the VR and AR ecosystem that accelerates growth, fosters research and education, helps develop industry standards, connects member organizations and promotes the services of member companies.
For more info visit https://www.thevrara.com/
5G World AllianceSupporting partner5G World Alliance
The mission of the 5G World Alliance is to promote 5G as the Neutral Next Generation World Wide Wireless Internet by integrating new technologies with a holistic integrated approach combining IPv6-based Machine-to-Machine, Mobile Internet of Things, Mobile Cloud Computing, Software Defined Networks (SDN), Network Functions Virtualisation (NFV), Fringe Internet, Tactile Internet, focusing on commonly agreed requirements to garner support for seamless worldwide networking interoperability and spectrum harmonisation and foster coalition efforts to converge and focus the work for greater impact and exploitations for the common good. The expected global impact is to enrich the 5G market potential and dramatically empower the end-user with end-to-end experience, allowing world-wide equitable access to knowledge and technology, embracing a moral responsibility to the world.
Find out more: http://www.5gworldalliance.org/
IPV6 ForumSupporting partnerIPV6 Forum
The IPv6 Forum Education Logo Program prime objective is to encourage and accelerate the education and training on IPv6 and promote thereby swifter adoption of IPv6 in the education curriculum and programs of the universities, research institutes, vendors and training specialists.
A recent survey on IPv6 training and studies at universities have demonstrated that IPv6 training and courses are way too embryonic to have any critical impact. Patching IPv6 with IPv4 thinking would be just extending the IPv6 address space to the Internet and not fully exploiting the rich set of new features still invisible to the normal engineer.
Deploying IPv6 without upfront integration of the many built-in features such the IPv6 security and privacy protocols would be re-doing the same mistake done in the deployment of IPv4. This is even defeating the prime purpose of fixing things like security in the Internet. It is estimated that some 20 million engineers are working on the current Internet worldwide at ISPs, corporate and all other public and private organisations and they will need training on IPv6. This is a gigantic task since it's the first upgrade of the Internet and most probably the last one for decades to come.
The IPv6 Education Logo Program is a program intended to increase practical engineering expertise and hands-on knowledge to tackle this large undertaking ahead of us extending thereby user confidence by demonstrating that IPv6 will be deployed by qualified engineers.
Find out more: http://www.ipv6forum.com/
The IEEE Future Directions 5G Initiative strives to aggregate information about the various endeavors occurring worldwide in order to provide a community of professionals in industry, academia, and government working to solve the challenges associated with 5G. Through various outlets, participants in 5G Technical Community can learn and collaborate on the 5G Initiative that has applications in many industries and markets. Members of the community have access to extensive resources including publications, videos, articles, interviews, webinars, newsletters, workshops, and conferences.
The IEEE 5G Initiative is run by a Steering Group and is managed by a series of Working Groups, covering areas like Publications, Events, Standards, Education and Community Development. Learn more about the organisation of the Initiative here.
A key activity within the Initiative is the development of a Technology Roadmap which will identify short (~3 years), mid-term (~5 years) and long-term (~10 years) research, innovation and technology trends in the communications ecosystem.
ETNO has been the voice of Europe’s telecommunication network operators since 1992 and has become the principal policy group for European electronic communications network operators. Its 39 members and observers from Europe and beyond are the backbone of Europe’s digital progress. They are the main drivers of broadband and are committed to its continual growth in Europe.
ETNO members are pan-European operators that also hold new entrant positions outside their national markets. ETNO brings together the main investors in innovative and high-quality e-communications platforms and services, representing 70% of total sector investment.
ETNO closely contributes to shaping the best regulatory and commercial environment for its members to continue rolling out innovative and high quality services and platforms for the benefit of European consumers and businesses.
Find out more: https://etno.eu/