Millions of households across Africa, Europe, and Asia-Pacific will be able to access a free-to-air TV channel via SES satellites dedicated to delivering reliable, informative content about COVID-19. The channel — Fight COVID-19 — broadcasts content that is aimed at providing underserved and rural communities with critical information about how to limit the spread of the virus.
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ZTE Corporation announced that they have signed a strategic cooperation agreement with China Unicom on 6G.
Nokia announced that its CloudBand-based software products are powering Bharti Airtel’s (“Airtel”) Voice over LTE (VoLTE) network in India. The network supports over 110 million customers, making it the largest cloud-based VoLTE network in India and the largest Nokia-run VoLTE in the world.
Nokia has announced details of a new 5G deal with Taiwan Star Telecom (TST). The deal will see Nokia supply TST with its end-to-end AirScale Radio Access network portfolio helping the operator to launch 5G non-standalone (NSA) networks that will lay the foundations for 5G standalone (SA) in the future. Nokia is the only supplier in this deal.
China Unicom has chosen Nokia to support the buildout of its 5G SA Core network in China, marking an expansion of Nokia’s existing 4G working relationship with the Chinese communication service provider.
Nokia and Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”) announced a multi-year agreement to deploy Nokia’s SRAN solution across 9 circles in India, helping Airtel to enhance the network capacity of its networks, in particular 4G, and improve customer experience. The rollout, which will also lay the foundation for providing 5G connectivity in the future, will see approximately 300,000 radio units deployed across several spectrum bands, including 900 Mhz, 1800 Mhz, 2100 Mhz and 2300 Mhz, and is expected to be completed by 2022.
China Telecom Global (CTG), a leading global ICT services provider empowering the digital economy has today announced that the company has selected multinational ICT operator, Angola Cables, as their preferred carrier to bolster their long-haul links between Asia, Africa and LatAm.
Ericsson has signed an agreement with Telenor Pakistan for the transformation of its mobile backhaul network into an IP-based infrastructure to enhance the capacity of its network backbone and meet the growing traffic demand.
Nokia and Vodafone Idea today announced the successful completion of the 1st phase of world's largest deployment of Dynamic Spectrum Refarming (DSR) in India.
Nokia has announced that it is working with one of the biggest operators in the world to upgrade its IP transport for 5G services. Nokia will help Korean operator LG Uplus automate its IP transport and core networks, allowing the operator to launch 5G services faster while providing subscribers higher speed and unprecedented quality, reliability and security.