In the quantity stage of the 5G spectrum auction conducted by the Infocomm Media Development Authority, TPG Telecom has been provisionally awarded 2 5MHz paired lots of spectrum in the 2.1 GHz band for a price of S$31 million. This offers an immediate pathway for TPG Telecom to provide 5G services in Singapore, a significant market development which will lead to more choices for consumers and businesses.
Huawei and China Mobile are supporting Haier, China’s largest consumer electronics and home appliance producer, in successfully applying innovative manufacturing solutions combining 5G and mobile edge computing in its smart factories.
H.E. General Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister of Thailand, has attended a virtual executive meeting with Mr. Ren Zhengfei, CEO of Huawei Technologies today. Gen Prayut expressed appreciation for Huawei's continued support of Thailand's digital transformation and post-pandemic recovery, and his eagerness to further strengthen cooperation with Huawei to promote the Thailand 4.0 strategy and digital talent cultivation.
Singapore’s Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), in collaboration with commercial partners DBS Bank, Emirates NBD and Standard Chartered, have successfully concluded the world’s first cross-border digital trade financing pilot of its kind.
The newly refurbished and upgraded Huawei Customer Solution Innovation Center (CSIC) has been officially launched by prime minister, Dato’ Sri Ismail Sabri Bin Yaakob, as part of celebrations to commemorate Huawei’s 20th anniversary in Malaysia.
Viasat has entered into a definitive agreement under which Viasat will acquire Inmarsat in a transaction valued at $7.3 billion, comprised of $850.0 million in cash, approximately 46.36 million shares of Viasat common stock valued at $3.1 billion based on the closing price on Friday November 5, 2021, and the assumption of $3.4 billion of net debt.
ZTE hosted its 5G Summit and User Congress 2021, by means of live streaming today. In support of ZTE and its technological innovations, many industry partners such as the GSMA, Omdia, CCS Insight, China Mobile, Hutchison Drei Austria and China Telecom attended this year’s 5G Summit and User Congress.
Huawei and the ASEAN Foundation signed an MoU to jointly bridge a digital talent gap through the ASEAN Seeds for the Future program. Held on 3 November 2021, the Asia Pacific Innovation Day – Digital Talent Summit 2021 was an online summit where policy-makers, researchers and industry experts convened to discuss best approaches to build a digital talent ecosystem in the region.
According to the China Academy of Information and Communications (CAICT), China’s shipment of smartphones grew 30.6% year-on-year to 32.7 million handsets in October. This is a significant increase from a year ago, in October 2020, when shipments reached 25 million.
The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has voted to revoke the authorization for China Telecom’s subsidiary in the US.