PCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT, Hong Kong’s premier telecommunications service provider, and Global Switch, a leading owner, operator and developer of large-scale carrier and cloud neutral data centers in Europe and Asia-Pacific, today announced the launch of a new Console Connect point-of-presence (PoP) at Global Switch’s Tai Seng data center in Singapore.

Read more: PCCW Global, Global Switch expand on-demand global connectivity in Asia

President Donald Trump and China's Xi Jinping agreed to a truce in their trade war, and Washington pledged to hold off on new tariffs while they negotiate As the United States and China pursue trade talks, there is a “good chance” that more US firms will be granted licenses to sell products to controversial Chinese telecoms giant Huawei, White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow said.

Read more: Huawei heralds Trump’s “U-turn”

Intelsat has recently partnered with PT Aplikanusa Lintasarta to begin supporting the development and deployment of Indonesia’s wireless communication and broadband infrastructure. Intelsat was selected by the Indonesian telecommunications service provider to provide consistent, cost-saving and efficient connectivity to millions of Indonesians under a new five-year deal.

Read more: Intelsat, Lintasarta to bring satellite internet and mobile connectivity to Indonesia

The GSMA Association has revealed in its latest report that Chinese mobile operators are leading the world in the deployment of “transformative” Internet of Things (IoT) solutions with 64% of the 1.5 billion global cellular connections including the “rapidly growing” Mobile IoT licensed LPWA technologies.

Read more: GSMA considers China a leader in IoT deployments

With commercial 5G widely anticipated to be launched between March and June 2020, two of Japan’s largest service providers are readying themselves to welcome 5G deployment through the unorthodox but highly praised focus on co-creation and cooperative collaboration, instead of lower latency and faster speeds.

Read more: Japan ready to take on the challenges of the 5G era

ZTE Corporation has demonstrated in partnership with China Mobile, a 5G MU-MIMO (Multi-User, Multiple-Input Multiple-Output) multi-user performance test based on 5G commercial base stations and smartphones at Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2019. The demonstration showcases both companies’ leading positions in commercial performance.  

Read more: ZTE, China Mobile showcase leading MU-MIMO multi-user performance

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