At the MWC Shanghai 2021, Bill Tang, President of Huawei Global Technical Service, launched the General Digital Engine (GDE) platform. The GDE adopts the "1+4+N" architecture: "1" refers to an open cloud-native platform; "4" means four capabilities that enable data sharing, intelligent production flow, capability sharing, and Integrated low-code self-development. The platform introduces digital and intelligent technologies into carriers' planning, construction, maintenance, optimization, and operation processes to help them transform to digital operations enabling carriers and partners to innovate "N" application scenarios.
Indosat Ooredoo and Snap expand their partnership to accelerate the adoption of augmented reality (AR) in Indonesia. Through this strategic move, Indosat Ooredoo and Snap aim to drive innovation within the field of AR, while empowering creativity and engagement amongst IM3 Ooredoo users, Snapchatters, and brands.
The VoLTE Pro Summit came to a successful conclusion at MWC Shanghai 2021. In the summit, China Mobile and Huawei jointly unveiled the 5G New Calling solution. This solution harnesses IMS data channel architecture and provides an enhanced voice experience with HD, visual, and interactive services. By using this solution, operators can refine the 5G service experience, satisfy industry customer requirements, gain advantages, and achieve business success.
Singtel is launching 5G edge compute infrastructure for enterprises, that includes Microsoft Azure Stack as one of the options, to deliver fast and secure 5G applications. Enterprises will be able to use Singtel’s Multi-access Edge Compute (MEC) infrastructure to process applications like autonomous guided vehicles, drones, robots, virtual, augmented or mixed reality closer to their end-users. Combined with high speed connectivity from Singtel’s 5G network, enterprises will be able to deliver these applications with low latency of less than 10 milliseconds. Trials are set to begin this year.
Indosat Ooredoo announced its financial results for the full year, ended 31 December 2020.
Six months after launching Singapore’s first non-standalone 5G services for consumers and enterprises, longstanding partners, StarHub and Nokia have teamed up again to deploy a new cloud-native 5G core network to manage 5G standalone (SA) bandwidth demand that has been projected to grow rapidly and tremendously.
As Internet of Things (IoT) plays an increasingly important role in driving digital economies and business success, Singapore’s StarHub and Germany-based Software AG have teamed up to offer an end-to-end 5G-ready IoT service to help organisations in Singapore accelerate IoT implementations on a massive scale.
In a major landmark, Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”), India’s premier communications solutions provider, announced that it has become the country’s first telco to successfully demonstrate & orchestrate LIVE 5G service over a commercial network in Hyderabad city.
Tata Communications, a global digital ecosystem enabler, announced its partnership with Google Cloud to drive cloud adoption and transform Indian businesses. With this partnership, Tata Communications has further expanded their managed public cloud services portfolio to include capabilities for Google Cloud.
Nokia announced that it has launched 5G services with mobile operator, Optus at the Optus Stadium in Perth, Australia. The move provides visitors attending sporting or music events with access to incredibly fast indoor and outdoor 5G coverage with speeds over 1Gbps. Nokia has supported Optus with the deployment of the technology as well as its ambitious goals for 5G.