Nokia has signed three separate frame agreements worth a combined value of more than EUR 2 billion with China Mobile, China Telecom and China Unicom. Under the agreements, Nokia will deploy technologies and services to improve performance in fixed and mobile broadband networks across China to meet ever-growing demand as operators transition towards 5G.
Australian telecommunications incumbent Telstra has launched a diverse range of new IoT products specifically designed to help consumers and businesses solves everyday problems.
On the sidelines of HUAWEI CONNECT 2018, Huawei launched the FusionCube Hybrid Cloud Solution. Based on Huawei’s FusionCube hyper-converged infrastructure, this modular, integrated-delivered Hybrid Cloud Solution aims to help customers quickly and efficiently deploy and expand hybrid clouds based upon service requirements.
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, and the Datang Telecom Group, also known as China Academy of Telecommunications Technology (CATT), announced the first successful multi-chipset vendor interoperability of 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) Release 14 C-V2X direct communications (PC5) Mode 4, which is also referred to as LTE-V2X.
At Huawei Connect 2018, under the theme of “Power of the Platform,” Huawei Enterprise Business Group shared how its new digital platform strategy will enable governments and enterprises to accelerate digital transformation and achieve new levels of innovation and growth. Huawei also announced its AI + Digital Platform that adapts to various scenarios across industries; and a partnership with Tianjin Binhai New Area to create a smart city based on the adoption of the new AI + Digital Platform. In addition, Huawei launched a new smart campus solution which is being implemented by Vanke, a leading China-based real estate developer, to reshape its enterprise operations for growth and competitiveness.
Australia’s second-largest mobile operator has invested over $30m in an effort to boost connectivity on the isolated island of Tasmania which is located off the coast of the country.
The Next Generation Mobile Networks (NGMN) Alliance - which drives and guides the development of all future mobile broadband technology with a focus on 5G - has published its three deliverables on 5G Extreme Requirements entitled “Operators’ views on fundamental trade-offs”, “RAN Solutions”, and “End-to-End considerations”, respectively.
A comprehensive and detailed report into 4G coverage and speed in East Asia, has established that the two fastest places is the South Korean capital of Seoul and city-state Singapore.
Ooredoo Myanmar, which offers Myanmar’s fastest 4GPlus network, has become the country’s first mobile operator to showcase next generation Voice over Long-Term-Evolution (VoLTE) technology, in partnership with Nokia, the global technology leader.
SoftBank and Indian wallet provider Paytm have collaborated with the aim to launch mobile payment services in Japan by the end of the year. The new service will offer advanced financial services such as loans and insurance in the Japanese market first and then it will be exported to other countries.