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Airtel and Tata to pilot ‘Made in India’ 5G in January 2022
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Airtel and Tata to pilot ‘Made in India’ 5G in January 2022

While India has been behind in 5G, the gloves are off and the partnership will pit both companies against rival Reliance Jio.
Jun 23 2021 8:05AM
ZTE and China Unicom launch network orchestration trial
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ZTE and China Unicom launch network orchestration trial

Claimed to be the first in the industry done commercially, the trial shows that spectrum sharing can boost throughput and provide a better user experience.
Jun 17 2021 8:38AM
How to bridge the urban-rural broadband gap when 5G takes off
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How to bridge the urban-rural broadband gap when 5G takes off

Addressing the digital divide in the Asia-Pacific region, Huawei offers policy recommendations on how to ensure a sustainable digital development as 5G starts taking off.
Jun 4 2021 8:09AM
Philippines Smart Communications rolls 5G across 3,000 sites
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Philippines Smart Communications rolls 5G across 3,000 sites

The plan is to more than double 5G installations to 7,000 sites by end 2021.
Jun 1 2021 8:29AM
5G deployment inextricably linked to future innovation
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5G deployment inextricably linked to future innovation

A sustainable ecosystem is vital for the growth of 5G and for industry 4.0 technologies to take off.
May 21 2021 10:56AM
South Korea’s 5G adoption tops 14 million
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South Korea’s 5G adoption tops 14 million

Standalone 5G networks in Korea are the next stage, with the costs of building additional infrastructure being a barrier to quick deployment.
May 4 2021 8:18AM
Is 5G primed to take off? Nine of 16 Asian countries are now 5G-ready
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Is 5G primed to take off? Nine of 16 Asian countries are now 5G-ready

South Korea, Taiwan, Japan and China are ahead with their 5G rollouts in Asia; while India and Indonesia have made little progress.
May 3 2021 8:13AM
China Mobile Hong Kong becomes the first to introduce 5G Network to Hong Kong International Airport
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China Mobile Hong Kong becomes the first to introduce 5G Network to Hong Kong International Airport

Visitors will be able to enjoy download speeds of up to 500Mbps at the Hong Kong International Airport.
Apr 28 2021 10:06AM
SK Telecom delivers world’s first 5G ‘virus-killing’ and disinfection robot
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SK Telecom delivers world’s first 5G ‘virus-killing’ and disinfection robot

SK Telecom and Omron Electronics Korea plan to deploy the 5G-powered robot first in Korea this year before launching globally in 2022.
Apr 21 2021 8:07AM
Nokia partners LG Plus to deploy indoor 5G small cells solutions in South Korea
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Nokia partners LG Plus to deploy indoor 5G small cells solutions in South Korea

Nokia will install the small cell systems in locations like shopping malls and office buildings.
Apr 20 2021 8:07AM
Beware cosmic rays – they can harm your network equipment
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Beware cosmic rays – they can harm your network equipment

This is not about a cyber breach. Cosmic rays are emitted from exploding stars outside our solar system which can lead to soft errors that affect your electronics.
Apr 14 2021 8:21AM
Japan’s NTT Docomo turns to Samsung for 5G networks
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Japan’s NTT Docomo turns to Samsung for 5G networks

Samsung is knocking on the door of the big boys in 5G. NTT Docomo previously used network equipment from Ericsson, NEC and Fujitsu for its 5G services.
Apr 5 2021 9:15AM
MWC Shanghai kicked off last week, bringing large-scale events back to Asia
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MWC Shanghai kicked off last week, bringing large-scale events back to Asia

While the pandemic has kept trade shows on the sidelines in 2020, exhibition organisers and associations are cautiously optimistic this year will be better, forecasting that the enforcement of safety measures and growing pent up demand will see global event revenues doubling in 2021
Feb 25 2021 8:03AM
Smart Communications brings 5G across all of Metro Manila cities
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Smart Communications brings 5G across all of Metro Manila cities

Smart’s networks currently cover 96 percent of the Philippines population and 95 percent of cities and municipalities
Feb 22 2021 10:09AM
Myanmar shuts down the internet, indefinitely, again
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Myanmar shuts down the internet, indefinitely, again

In 2019, Myanmar also blocked internet connectivity for about three months. Authoritarian governments have used the control of the internet as a weapon to stifle dissent and prevent the people from organising protests.
Feb 17 2021 8:47AM
Three in five China smartphone users now on 5G
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Three in five China smartphone users now on 5G

5G smartphone adoption in the country has been the most aggressive globally
Feb 16 2021 9:23AM
Singtel’s third-party file-sharing vendor hacked
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Singtel’s third-party file-sharing vendor hacked

Customers and stakeholders will be contacted once Singtel is able to identify if relevant information were compromised
Feb 11 2021 1:04PM
South Korea takes the global crown for world’s fastest 5G download speed
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South Korea takes the global crown for world’s fastest 5G download speed

While 5G users can experience much higher speeds they still make up a small proportion of users globally
Feb 11 2021 9:25AM
Vietnam telcos going ahead with 5G launches this year
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Vietnam telcos going ahead with 5G launches this year

However, applications are still limited and it will take an estimated two to three years before the majority of users start to embrace 5G services.
Feb 10 2021 8:54AM
Taiwan Star Telecom aims to double 5G subscriber base by this year
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Taiwan Star Telecom aims to double 5G subscriber base by this year

The carrier expects to have a total of 1,000 5G base stations across Taiwan’s six special municipalities
Feb 4 2021 9:22AM

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