Samsung Electronics forecast a 23% rise in second-quarter operating profit, with strong demand for memory chips and displays overcoming the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on smartphone sales.
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ZTE Corporation announced that ZTE and the Jiangsu branch of China Telecom have deployed 5G 200 MHz Qcell 4T4R digital indoor distribution system in the indoor scenarios with high amounts of data traffic, such as shopping malls and subway stations, in Xuzhou, China. The system provides high-quality 5G indoor coverage and accelerates future 5G indoor system deployment.
Cisco and Rakuten have adopted the world’s first end-to-end fully virtualized cloud-native mobile network.
StarHub has received spectrum rights from IMDA to build and operate a state-of-the-art 5G standalone network jointly with M1, and confirmed that the preferred 5G technology partner, subject to final contract, is Nokia for the 5G radio access network.
ZTE Corporation has hosted 5G SA Summit 2020, in partnership with GSMA, by means of live streaming. As a program at GSMA Thrive, industry partners, such as China Telecom, China Mobile, China Unicom, Orange, Deutsche Telekom, Ooredoo, GSMA and Tencent have attended 5G SA Summit 2020 this year.
Chinese telecom giant Huawei opened its second global flagship store in Shanghai, part of plans to strengthen its brand in its core Chinese consumer market as it faces headwinds overseas.
At the New Infrastructure and Business Digitalization Forum held during the first GSMA Thrive 2020 event, Mr. Gan Bin, chief marketing officer for Huawei’s wireless network solutions, delivered a keynote speech entitled "5G Brings Five Opportunities with New Value". In this speech, Mr. Gan elaborated why "5G is the digital foundation of new infrastructure to upgrade connectivity, AI, cloud, computing, and industrial applications and inject new vitality into economic development".
CommScope has announced RUCKUS Cloud, an AI-enabled network management as-a-service platform that enables enterprise IT and managed service providers (MSPs) to easily manage a converged wired and wireless network.
Nokia announced that it has been selected by Taiwan Mobile (TWM) as the sole supplier of its 5G network in a three-year framework deal worth approximately 400 million euros. The initial phase of the deal, which includes 5G RAN, 5G Core and 5G IMS, begins this month with the deployment of 5G non-standalone with the aim of migrating to 5G standalone within a three-year period. Nokia is a long-standing partner of TWM and will support the company in its efforts to execute its ‘Super 5G strategy’ which is focused on sustainability and digital transformation.
ZTE Corporation has named Ni Fei as its President of Mobile Devices. Mr. Ni is to take full charge of ZTE’s mobile devices business while at the same time he continues to act as President of Nubia Technology Co., Ltd.