01 MAR 2021 Malcolm Chan, Managing Director of the company’s Asia-Pacific business, offers insight on what to expect from 5G in the coming year, particularly in the area of roaming. And he discusses other 5G-related services that look set to offer value from the Asia Pacific region in 2021. Subscribe to our daily newsletter
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5G Spectrum Auction To Be Held in 6 Months.India’s telecom reguator, Trai, may lower 5G spectrum prices to help Indian telcos in trialling and then launching the latest high-speed wireless technology in India, Mint reported. Trai had recommended price of Rs 492 crore per megahertz (MHz) for 5G spectrum. Furthermore, the Department of Telecommunications (DoT)
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End of February greetings from Charlotte/ Davidson/ Lake Norman, where spring is in the air.  Featured is our dog Abby, sporting her brand new T-Mobile pet bandana (free through their T-Mobile Tuesdays app).  Our household is an easy target for free stuff, and T-Mobile’s app offers us Popeye’s chicken sandwiches, Dunkin’ Donuts and Starbucks coffees,
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HPE expanded efforts to cash in on operator interest in open RAN, launching a hardware and software stack for 5G. The Open RAN Solution Stack comprises a new ProLiant DL110 Gen10 Plus server, blueprints for RAN infrastructure, and orchestration and automation software. It is the first product from the Communications Technology Group (CTG), a new
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Internet giant Amazon is trying to convince its warehouse workers not to unionize, but its disturbing ads run on Twitch break the streaming service’s rules so they’ve been taken down. The ads were first brought to broader public attention by More Perfect Union, a news site focused on worker’s rights. As you can see from
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Taiwan Mobile president Lin Zhichen forecast sales growth to accelerate in 2021, driven by its mobile and e-commerce businesses, but expects profitability to be flat to slightly down as capex remains elevated. “We will be investing in mobile subscriber acquisition and retention, focusing on longer-term contracts to lock in ARPU and prevent future churn,” he
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Spanish towers giant Cellnex is dropping €1.6 billion to buy Polkomtel Infrastruktura and its 7,000 Polish towers and sites. Cellnex CEO Tobias Martinez likes to narrate his shopping compulsion with nice, long quotes. “First, it allows Cellnex to rapidly consolidate and reinforce its position in Poland following the recent announcement to acquire towers and sites
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I have been asked to explain in a nutshell how network slicing works in NG RAN. The most important facts you will find in the infographic below. A network slice is virtual part of a network that offers full end-to-end connectivity for particular services and – optionally – for tenants. A tenant is a 3rd-party
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Airtel Raises ₹ 9100 For Quick 5G Rollout.Private sector telecom company Bharti Airtel has raised $ 1.25 billion (about Rs 9,100 crore) from the market through various debt instruments. The fund has been raised by the company at a time when the auction of Rs 3.92 lakh crore worth of spectrum is going to start
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Thailand-based True Group’s revenue was hit by weakened consumer spending and a plunge in tourist arrivals, while increased network and spectrum investments resulted in a net loss in the final quarter of 2020. In a statement, the company said after the prolonged impact of the Covid-19 (coronavirus) pandemic on the economy and its activities, it
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TIM reported growth in retail fixed lines in the fourth quarter of last year for the first time in 20 years. This growth was not enough to lift the Italian incumbent’s numbers; full-year revenues were down more than 12% to €15.8 billion – the fixed-line revenue decline was lower at 5.9% – and EBITDA dropped
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The foreign policy of the Biden Presidency has a distinctly familiar feel to it, with a new executive order designed to boost domestic industry. As is so often the way with politics, the packaging may be different but the contents remain much the same. While Donald Trump spoke of making America great again, Biden is
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