With 5G commercial roll-out anticipated in Q3 2020, it will open opportunities for the adoption of advanced technologies in many verticals like digital healthcare and tourism. U Mobile has worked hard to explore ways in which 5G may benefit Malaysians through its use in various verticals. In total, five ‘live’ use cases are being showcased in Langkawi in conjunction with the 5G Demonstration Projects, organised by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission. In December 2019, U Mobile showcased how 5G connectivity will power remote GP consultation via DOCpod by DoctorOnCall. The telco also showcased the speed of their 5G network, which achieved speeds of 1.2 gbps. Over the weekend, U Mobile showcased more 5G live use cases: remote consultation with MEDCOM, virtual reality (VR) multi-player gaming and VR tourism.
Samsung Electronics' operating profits fell by more than a third in the fourth quarter, the world's biggest manufacturer of smartphones and memory chips estimated Wednesday.
ZTE Corporation, a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, has announced that ZTE and MTN Uganda have jointly launched the first 5G SA network in East Africa, demonstrating 5G use cases at an event themed "Experience the Future Together", taking place in the Nyonyi Garden, Kampala, Uganda.
Huawei Wi-Fi 6 has been ranked Number One in the global market (excluding North America), according to a report on the global Wi-Fi 6 indoor AP market share from 2018 Q3 to 2019 Q3 by Dell'Oro Group, a leading independent market analysis and research firm.
Telenor Group has announced its new Chief Executive Officers in three of its Asian subsidiaries- Telenor Myanmar, dtac in Thailand and Grameenphone in Bangladesh.
The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has recently announced the release of the first group of 5G spectrum bands – known as the “5G pioneer bands”- and will be assigned to multiple companies instead of a singular player, according to its Final Report on the allocation of spectrum bands.
Angry Indian street traders vowed to stage protests against the world's richest man Jeff Bezos as the Amazon tycoon started a visit just as authorities launched an anti-trust investigation into e-commerce giants.
Indosat Ooredoo recently organised its Regional Operation Kick Off Meeting 2020 (Kick Off Sales Meeting) in Solo, Central Java from 11th December to 12th December 2019.
Asia-Pacific (APAC) will be the leading region in terms of 5G technology adoption with 1.14 billion subscribers, accounting for 65% of global 5G subscriptions by 2024, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.
Singapore’s StarHub and U Mobile Malaysia have announced that they will be conducting one of the world’s first 5G standalone (5G SA) roaming trials. The 5G SA roaming trials will be done completely independent of 4G network infrastructure, differing from most other roaming trials which use 5G non-standalone (5G NSA) technology.