AI, metaverse and computer vision are technologies placing new demands on telcos. Telcos are seeking industry-standard solutions that can run such applications and immersive graphics workloads on the same server. NVIDIA is developing a new […]
Circles.Life and MyRepublic join 5G revolution
It has been an eventful week for Singapore’s Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNO). Two of them — Circle.Life and MyRepublic — made 5G announcements while Gorilla Mobile is making a temporary exit. Circles.Life has launched […]
StarHub embarks on Cloud Infinity transformation
StarHub is tranforming to boost the delivery, scalability and performance of its services, while reducing costs of operating the network business. Conceptualised by StarHub, the low-latency Cloud Infinity multi-cloud architecture is said to be the […]
Trend Micro establishes 5G cybersecurity subsidiary
The increasing popularity of private 5G network adoption globally has prompted Trend Micro to form CTOne, a new subsidiary focused on advancing 5G network security and beyond. Organisations need to integrate resources to combat emerging […]
Singapore museums to deliver immersive experience with M1 5G connectivity
M1, its subsidiary AsiaPac Technology and Keppel Data Centres Holding (Keppel DC) are collaborating to provide 5G standalone connectivity and edge computing solutions to the National Museum of Singapore and Children’s Museum Singapore. This is […]
M1 to trial 5G offshore coverage
M1 is taking 5G to the waters off the southern coast of Singapore. The multi-year project is said to be the world’s first public and largest maritime testbed at sea. Extending 5G offshore coverage enhances […]
APAC (ex Japan) 5G enterprise services market to grow to US$18b in 2026
5G adoption is gaining momentum in the consumer market as countries open up to a post-pandemic world. In the enterprise space, IDC is predicting strong growth from US$106 million in 2021 to US$8 billion in […]
Hyundai to deploy Singtel’s 5G solutions
Hyundai Motor Group (HMG) has inked and agreement with Singtel to deploy Singtel’s 5G infrastructure network solutions at its Hyundai Motor Group Innovation Centre in Singapore (HMGICS). Claimed to be the first of its kind […]
Micron to deploy Singtel 5G solution
Micron Technology will be deploying 5G millimetre wave (mmWave) solutions with localised edge core at its 3D NAND flash memory fabrication plant in Singapore. It will be the first company in Singapore to pilot the […]
PP Telecommunication picks Juniper for new core network
PP Telecommunication (PPTEL) has chosen Juniper Networks to provide solutions for its new core network. The new network will help meet the demand for critical high-speed internet connectivity for consumers and businesses access to richer […]
Singtel unveils Paragon all-in-one platform
Singtel has launched the Paragon all-in-one platform for 5G network, edge computing and services to help enterprises accelerate their digital transformation journey. With the platform, enterprises can tap into Singtel’s 5G network to activate network […]
Nokia launches first 5G FWA gateway designed for Japan
Nokia has unveiled its first 5G Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) broadband gateway designed to meet Japan’s Local 5G specification. Available in January 2022, the FastMile 5G Gateway 3.2 Japanese model The Nokia 5G Gateway 3.2 […]
Ericsson and Qualcomm complete first 5G call on CBRS
Ericsson and Qualcomm Technologie have successfully completed the first over-the-air 5G New Radio (NR) call on CBRS (Citizen Broadband Radio Service). The trial took place at Ericsson’s North America headquarters in Plano, Texas, utilising the […]
NTT launches private 5G network-as-a-service platform
NTT has launched the first globally available private LTE/5G network-as-a-service platform to helps enterprises leverage the benefits of private 5G to solve business problems and innovate. The NTT Private 5G (P5G) platform is based on […]
Movandi and Mavenir team up on Thailand’s first smart city project
Movandi and Mavenir have partnered on deploying the 5G mmWAVE Open Radio Access Network (RAN) for a smart city in Thailand. Mavenir’s Open RAN radio units (RU) for the smart city private network include Movandi’s […]
Viettel trials 5G
Viettel Group has launched Vietnam’s first 5G commercial trial with 5G services available to subscribers after a period of technical tests. Subscribers with 5G phones can test the service without SIM card upgrade in the […]
5G focus drives up phone prices in China
With more local brands shifting their focus to 5G, the average selling prices (ASPs) of smartphones in China is expected to edge up 11.4 percent year over year in 2020, according to IDC. However, weaker […]
Scienjoy applies 5G technologies to live streaming
Scienjoy is leveraging 5G technologies to create a fully immersive user experience and drive the development of entertainment that combines online, offline, and virtual reality. The China live streaming platform is pioneering the application of […]
KT and CSL deploy 5G and wifi 6 mobile hotspots
Korea Telecom (KT) and Hong Kong’s CSL have deployed 5G and wifi 6 mobile hotspots using Linksys 5G mobile hotspot powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon X55 5G Modem-RF System and Qualcomm FastConnect 6800 mobile connectivity […]
Qualcomm joins China’s C-V2X test and demo
Qualcomm Technologies has joined a broad range of companies in China to showcase the complete ecosystem with cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) at the core, accelerating industry development and commercialization at scale. Together with more than 100 […]
Nokia powers 5G base stations with Qualcomm chips
Nokia will be powering its Smart Node all-in-one base stations for indoor 5G use with chipsets from Qualcomm Technologies. Leveraging the Qualcomm 5G RAN platform for small cells, the compact plug-and-play base stations are designed […]
Dito picks Whale Cloud for market expansion
DITO Telecommunity has chosen Whale Cloud to develop a next-generation IT system to drive expansion in the Philippines.
Ericsson onboards Cradlepoint
Ericsson has agreed to acquire US-based Cradlepoint, provider of wireless edge WAN 4G and 5G enterprise solutions, for US$1.1 billion.
Infrastructure is important but customer identity will future proof success
By Ajay Biyani, Asean Managing Director of ForgeRock
The COVID-19 pandemic, perhaps more than any other event in human history, has pushed people towards digital. New research from Facebook and Bain & Company shows that Southeast Asia will be home to 310 million digital consumers by the end of this year, reaching a number previously forecasted for 2025.
Samsung starts mass producing 16Gbit LPDDR5 DRAM
Samsung Electronics has begin mass producing the first 16-gigabit LPDDR5 mobile DRAM using extreme ultraviolet (EUV) technology at its Pyeongtaek plant.
New MediaTek Dimensity chip guns for mid-tier 5G smartphones
MediaTek has announced the Dimensity 800U 5G SoC that aims to deliver premium experiences on mid-tier 5G smartphones.
Qualcomm brings 5G to mainstream smartphones
Qualcomm has announced Qualcomm Snapdragon 690 5G mobile platform for mainstream 5G smartphones. And the likes of HMD Global, LG Electronics, Motorola, Sharp, TCL, and Wingtech are expected to roll out Snapdragon 690-powered in the coming days.
ZTE appoints President of Mobile Devices
Ni: Seizing 5G and IoT opportunitiesZTE has appointed Ni Fei as President of Mobile Devices. Ni will continue to function as President of Nubia Technology, a position he has held since May 2019.
China Mobile rolls out 5G medical edge cloud
Photo by Olga Kononenko on UnsplashChina Mobile has launched the country’s first 5G medical edge cloud platform to meet the need for connection, computing, storage, middleware, service, and security in the medical industry.
Huawei announces next-gen OceanStor Pacific Series
Zhou: Mass data will play an increasingly important role in enterprise digital transformation.Huawei has launched the next-generation of its OceanStor Pacific Series mass storage system that delivers efficient, cost-effective, and reliable services for AI, HPC, videos, and other mass data scenarios.