ABS-CBN Corporation, a media giant, announced that they have canceled the sale of their stake in Sky Cable Corp to PLDT Inc., the largest fully integrated telco company in the Philippines. This decision was made by both parties and represents a significant change in the expected transaction. ABS-CBN Corporation and PLDT have agreed not to move forward with the sale of Sky Cable to PLDT, as outlined in the sale and purchase agreement (SPA) signed in March 2023.

Read more: ABS-CBN and PLDT Inc. Opt for Different Path

State-owned Telkom Indonesia has successfully launched the Merah Putih-2 satellite, formerly known as Telkomsat HTS 113BT. The launch is needed to strengthen the connection infrastructure across Indonesia, particularly in remote or underserved areas, where terrestrial infrastructure might be lacking or inadequate. The Merah Putih-2 satellite can help expand broadband coverage, improve internet connectivity, and enhance communication services nationwide.

Read more: Telkom Indonesia Launches New Satellite

Telekom Malaysia (TM) has partnered with Maybank Islamic Berhad to launch the country’s first 5G- powered Islamic Banking as a Service (BaaS) solution to deliver seamless access and experiences to digital clients, particularly micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs).

Read more: Telekom Malaysia Leverages 5G to Accelerate Financial Inclusion

NTT DOCOMO and Korean telecommunication operator, SK Telecom (SKT), have released two white papers outlining  energy-efficient 5G mobile networks, related technologies, and requirements for future 6G networks. This represents the initial result of a foundational agreement inked by the two firms last November, which aims to delve into a technical collaboration concerning next-generation telecommunication infrastructure technologies for the advancement of 5G and 6G.

Read more: NTT DOCOMO, SK Telecom: Advancing Energy-Efficient Networks and 6G

In collaboration with Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and Ericsson, Telstra has achieved a groundbreaking milestone in 5G technology, achieving a record-breaking uplink speed of 340 Mbps. This achievement showcases the power of cutting-edge software, spectrum allocation, and technological advancements in the capabilities of 5G networks.

Read more: Telstra Records New 5G Uplink Speed

The BSNL Employees Union has requested the government to use Vodafone Idea Limited's network to provide 4G services to BSNL customers. This is because there has been a delay in BSNL's own 4G launch. The Union is concerned that this delay is affecting BSNL's financial revival, as competitors like Reliance Jio and Airtel are attracting BSNL's customers with their 5G technology.

Read more: BSNL Union Calls for Immediate 4G Access via Vi Network

More Articles ...