Thai telecoms juggernaut AIS has recently partnered with industry leaders across multiple sectors to launch its “Mission Green 2020” environment protection initiative by installing e-waste bins in its stores and shopping malls all over the country. According to AIS, the aim of this campaign is to educate society on the detrimental effects on the planet if e-waste disposal is done ineffectively and carelessly.

Read more: Thailand’s AIS aims to educate people on importance of e-waste management through new campaign

MEF has announced the 15 MEF 3.0 Proof of Concept (PoC) demonstration teams selected to participate in the sixth annual MEF 3.0 PoC Showcase at MEF19, held 18-22 November 2019 at the JW Marriott LA LIVE in Los Angeles, California.

Read more: MEF19 to host PoC demonstrations featuring 46 key industry players

Lawyers for Meng Wanzhou, Huawei’s CFO, had recently revealed that Canadian police illegally exchanged details of Meng’s phone data with US officials in an attempt to throw out an extradition claim against the top executive.

Read more: Canadian police illegally shared Huawei executive’s data with US, lawyers claim

PCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT, Hong Kong’s premier telecommunications service provider, and DE-CIX, the world’s leading Internet Exchange (IX) operator, have collaborated to extend the reach of DE-CIX’s cloud and data center offerings via the Console Connect SDI® platform by PCCW Global. The collaboration will also provide Console Connect customers direct on-demand access to the DE-CIX platform via the self provisioning platform.

Read more: PCCW Global, DE-CIX to expand global footprint via the SDI® platform

The winners of the NetEvents Innovation Awards 2019 – Cloud/Datacenter, IoT & CyberSecurity were announced at the NetEvents Global IT Summit & Awards Dinner at the Hayes Mansion, San Jose, California, USA. These prestigious awards celebrate the year’s most significantly innovative start-ups and established companies in the fast-growing Internet of Things (IoT), Cloud/Datacenter and Cybersecurity arenas. All money raised from the award entry fees is being shared between three charities: Prostate Cancer Research, STEM and UNICEF. This year’s charitable contributions brought the total raised to date to over $137,000.

Read more: Top honours presented to start-ups at NetEvents 2019 Innovation Awards

KDDI Corporation, a leading telecoms company in Japan, has selected Nokia as a primary partner to upgrade its 4G network to 5G with Nokia’s industry-leading radio access solution AirScale, which supports both 4G and 5G operations. This will allow KDDI to modernize its 4G network and meet the growing consumer and industrial demands for 5G.

Read more: KDDI partners with Nokia to support 5G transition

The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) announced that Tiago Rodrigues has taken the helm as CEO, following a unanimous vote at the wireless industry group. Rodrigues, who has been with the WBA since 2004, replaces CEO Shrikant Shenwai, a WBA founder and long-term advocate who will continue working closely with WBA and the wireless industry.

Read more: Wireless Broadband Alliance elects Tiago Rodrigues as new CEO

Ren Zhengfei, CEO and founder of Huawei, hosted an open discussion alongside other prominent guests examining the role of innovation and trust in the future of the information, communication and technology (ICT) sector.

Read more: Huawei Founder: ‘We should embrace this new era with great courage’

ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, together with China Telecom and Haier AC, has today released the industry's first 5G NB-IoT-based shared air-conditioner centralized control standard.

Read more: ZTE launches industry's first 5G NB-IoT-based joint home appliances standard   

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