Telenor Asia has announced the completion of the merger of the telco operations of True and dtac in Thailand. The transaction is reportedly the largest telco merger in Southeast Asia by combined enterprise value.
Vietnam Smartphone Shipments Drop to 2015 Levels
Vietnam's smartphone shipments declined by 15.6% in 2022 to 13.4 million units, according to International Data Corporation's (IDC’s) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker.
Guangzhou Metro, China Mobile and ZTE Win ‘Best Mobile Innovation for Connected Economy’
ZTE, in partnership with Guangzhou Metro Group and China Mobile Guangzhou Branch, has been awarded the “Best Mobile Innovation for Connected Economy” for the joint project 5G-empowered Smart Metro in Guangzhou at the Global Mobile (GLOMO) Awards during the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2023 in Barcelona, Spain. The accolade is in recognition of the impressive efforts that the winners have been dedicated to in enhancing productivity and greatly fueling the transformation of the 5G industry and society.
Can’t Miss Virtual Panel: Shaping The Cloud Strategy in KSA
Cloud computing is creating new social and economic value across industry verticals and countries. A case in point is Saudi Arabia, which has already confirmed plans to become one of the world’s top 20 tech economies and diversify its national industries. In Saudi Arabia, Zain KSA is spearheading the Cloud transformation story with its strategic partners, such as Cloud Alibaba.
Singtel Joins Global Telcos GSMA to Launch Open Gateway Framework
Singtel has announced the launch of the GSMA Open Gateway framework, an interoperable and federated network with open standard application programming interfaces (APIs) that will accelerate the development and growth of services in areas such as fintech, identity, smart mobility, gaming and Web3.
Vietnam Mobile Service Revenue to Grow 5.7% CAGR Over 2022-2027, Says Study
Vietnam’s mobile service revenue is poised to increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.7% from $4.3 billion in 2022 to $5.6 billion in 2027, according to a report by data and analytics company, GlobalData.
South Korea to Roll Out 6G in 2028
South Korea has announced its plans to roll out the commercialization of the 6th generation of mobile communication (6G) by 2028, two years ahead of the original schedule of 2030 under the K-Network 2030 plan.
GSMA MWC Shanghai to Return in 2023
GSMA MWC Shanghai will return with the much-anticipated 2023 edition, set to take place at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) from June 28–30, 2023. The event will include global mobile operators, device manufacturers, technology providers, vendors and content owners.
MC Digital Realty Launches Fourth Data Center in Osaka
MC Digital Realty, a 50-50 joint venture between Mitsubishi Corporation and Digital Realty that provides a full suite of data center solutions in Japan, has officially launched KIX13, the fourth building on the 23,000-square-meter Osaka data center campus.
ZTE Obtains 5G NR Security Certification from Federal Office for Information Security
ZTE has obtained the certification of NESAS Cybersecurity Certification Scheme - German Implementation (NESAS CCS-GI) with its 5G NR gNodeB product.