Chinese messaging app WeChat has reached an agreement with European (Dutch) operator KPN to launch a new European countries roaming SIM card for Chinese tourists travelling to Europe. “WeChat GO SIM card” is the first 4G prepaid SIM for tourists officially launched in cooperation with a European operator which has exclusive privilege for WeChat users.

Read more: WeChat to launch tourist SIM for Chinese travelers in Europe

ZTE Corporation, a major international provider  of  telecommunications,   enterprise  and  consumer  technology  solutions  for  the Mobile Internet,  hosted the Big Video Global Summit 2017 as growing demand for video services spur new innovations and network transformation.

Read more: MWC Shanghai - ZTE highlight opportunities in video technology at ‘Big Video Global Summit’

Australian telecom operator Optus announced a further $17.5 million commitment to improve 4G mobile coverage in the Australian island state of Tasmania. The investment will deliver improved call quality and faster download speeds for mobile customers in and around the capital Hobart, Launceston, Devonport and Tasmania’s east coast.

Read more: Tasmania to receive $17.5 million mobile coverage improvements

A Chinese bicycle-sharing start-up has formally announced that it plans to expand its business into Japan. Beijing Mobike Technology has enjoyed incredible success since its inception - and its disclosure that it has set-up a subsidiary in the Japanese city of Fukuoka has cemented its status as one of the fastest-growing start-up companies in the world.

Read more: Chinese bicycle-sharing start-up expands into Japanese market

China’s largest social media and gaming organization, will enter the domain of the ‘smart TV’ sector following the announcement that it has reached an agreement with TCL Corp. Tencent Holdings has agreed to allow its video content to be streamed on TCL’s ‘smart TVs’ – which will expand its content dominance from mobile phones to living rooms.

Read more: China’s largest social media company set to enter ‘smart TV’ sector

Genband a leading provider of real-time communications solutions, today announced that its groundbreaking Unified Communications (UC) over Satellite Unified Communications (UC) deployment with Vodafone Fiji won the Enterprise Service Innovation award at the GTB Telecoms Innovation Summit. The awards showcase and celebrate the most successful telco projects from across the globe.

Read more: GENBAND and Vodafone’s innovation partnership delivers next-gen services to the Pacific

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