Telcos play the role of digital enablers as the world accelerates digital transformation. As societies in the Asia-Pacific region progress their digital ambitions, more is required from telcos to advance the integration of digital technologies and services. Telecom Review Asia connects with Julian Gorman, head of Asia Pacific, GSMA, to learn about the challenges countries face and how telcos can help overcome them and grow alongside the economies they support.

Read more: Collaboration and Innovation Are Key to Regional Digital Transformation

At the Mobile World Congress (MWC) Barcelona 2023, Telecom Review interviewed Fang Xiang, Vice President of Huawei Wireless Product Line, to learn about the latest developments and current trends in 5G networks, as well as innovations to build new network capabilities in a digital age.

Read more: All Bands to 5G with Ultra-Wideband, Multi-Antenna Innovations


In 2018, M1 embarked on a digital transformation journey to reinvent the legacy telco into a next-generation, agile digital telco. Telecom Review Asia interviews Manjot Singh Mann, CEO of M1, to discover more about how the telco is addressing customers’ demand for digital experiences while deepening its market share in the enterprise sector.

Read more: M1 Casts Spotlight on Enterprise Market for Growth

At MWC 2023, ZTE Mobile Devices unveils its upgraded “1+2+N” full-scenario intelligent Ecosystem 2.0, alongside a suite of products at two separate launch events, aimed to advance intelligent integration, multi-scenario smart life and deliver empowered consumer experiences. Telecom Review Asia Pacific connects with Ni Fei, President of ZTE Mobile Devices, to learn about the value of these offerings.

Read more: ZTE Fuels Intelligent Connectivity With ‘1+2+N’ Full-Scenario Smart Ecosystem 2.0 and 5G FWA

In an exclusive interview with Zach Bosin, VP of product & growth marketing, BlueJeans by Verizon, he shared how the platform combines high-quality audio featuring Dolby Voice (R), HD video and web-conferencing capabilities for cloud-based meetings or significant interactive events, making it a perfect fit for partners like Telecom Review Group in catering to webinars and virtual events business.

Read more: BlueJeans by Verizon Produces Interactive, Production-Grade Virtual Events and Live Streams

Telecom Review Asia interviews Zhang Wanchun, senior vice president of ZTE to learn about the importance of autonomous networks in addressing diverse business demands and how to bring autonomous networks into reality, achieving operators’ digital transformation.

Read more: Accelerating Highly Autonomous Networks to Support Operators’ Digital Transformation

Intelligent automation outperforms costly, labor-intensive and manual processes, making a provision for remediation and delivering enhanced network performance. In an interview with Telecom Review Asia, Ricky Boyle, senior vice president, business development, B-Yond, delved deep into the importance of network automation and how operators can meet SLAs in today’s hyper-connected world.

Read more: B-Yond: End-to-End Automation to Yield Network Resilience

At SubOptic 2023, Telecom Review Asia connects with Christian Priess, Head of Central Europe, Africa and Middle East at Hexatronic, to learn about the company’s ongoing efforts to grow its expertise, expand new revenue streams and grow its geographical market presence in FTTH and subsea cables globally.

Read more: Hexatronic Focuses on Acquisitions and Sustainability for Continued Growth

One of the distinguished guests during the 16th Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit was Dr. Atsuko Okuda, head of ITU Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific. Together with the Telecom Review Group Founder Toni Eid, she was part of the debate focusing on “Building the Asian Dream,” where she was also a panelist in the event’s esteemed Women in ICT panel.

Read more: ITU Asia and the Pacific Region Focuses on Bridging Digital Divide Through Inclusive Development

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