ZTE announced that it has entered strategic partnerships with two well-known universities in the Philippines as it aims to cultivate young talents in the telecom industry under its program called the "Ultimate Service, Leading Ecosystem".
Spending on IoT products and services in Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ) is forecasted to exceed $16 billion in 2022, an increase of 13% from 2021, according to IDC's latest Worldwide Semiannual Internet of Things Spending Guide. A/NZ IoT market faces challenges due to rising inflation, chip shortages, trade restrictions, natural calamities and supply chain disruptions. However, despite these challenges, increasing 5G deployment, surging currency rates and maturing adoption of technologies such as AI, cloud and big data together add potential to the IoT deployment in the region. IDC forecasts A/NZ spending on IoT to reach $24 billion in 2026, with a CAGR of 10% for 2021 to 2026.
Globe Telecom announced that it has passed the MEF 3.0 Carrier Ethernet services certification for transformative ethernet services.
The Chinese telecom sector has shown a stable increase during the months of January to May this year.
Huawei has joined Sisvel Wi-Fi 6 patent pool as one of its founding members. This new patent pool provides an avenue for Wi-Fi 6 standard essential patents of Huawei and other innovators to be shared. Huawei has also concurrently become a licensee of the pool.
Globe Telecom has announced that it supports the digitalization plans of the Philippines’ new administration.
A study published by a global organization of telecom operators suggests that in the next three years, 5G connections in Asia Pacific will soar to 400 million, four times higher than this year’s level.
Thailand’s mobile service provider Advanced Info Service (AIS) announced that it is planning to invest 32.4 billion baht to buy out Triple T Broadband and to purchase units owned by JASIF infrastructure fund.
Almost 40 million mobile users of Japanese second-largest telecom, KDDI, experienced massive outages across the country.
Telenor Group’s CEO, Sigve Brekke, stressed that they are aiming to deliver a new technology firm in Thailand’s telecom sector by collaborating with other international companies.