China Mobile and ZTE have recently jointly completed the industry's first wireless network digital twin application for XR (Extended Reality) service in Jiujiang, Jiangxi province.
NEC Launches Value Added xHaul Solution Suite
NEC Corporation and its ecosystem partners A10 Networks, Adtran (formerly ADVA), Fortinet and Juniper Networks have launched the Value Added xHaul Solution Suite to accelerate the monetization of operators’ transport networks in the 5G era. The new solution suite will enable traditional IP and optical transport networking to bring additional value with enhanced capabilities, including data center networks, network security, and automation to maximize operators’ profitability.
KDDI Partners With Oracle for Mobile Payment and Customer Loyalty Program
KDDI Corporation has chosen Oracle Database to modernize its online payment brand, au PAY, and customer loyalty program, au Ponta Points Program. By working with Oracle, au Pay payment processing is now five times faster than before, while the au Ponta Points Program’s processing performance has improved by 200%. In addition, Oracle helps KDDI meet changing customer needs by enabling it to develop new services and applications 30% faster.
Singtel, GULF and AIS Partner to Build Thailand Data Center
Singtel, GULF and AIS have commenced the construction of a new data center strategically located near Thailand’s capital, Bangkok. The data center, which is scheduled to begin commercial operations in 2025 and offer 20 MW or more in capacity, will be operated by its joint venture company, GSA Data Center Company Limited (GSA).
Converge and KT Partner to Support Philippines’ Digital Transformation
Leading Philippine fiber internet provider Converge ICT Solutions Inc. and South Korea’s KT Corporation, formerly Korea Telecom, have agreed to pursue a potential business collaboration and partnership that will support the digital transformation of local businesses by providing innovative enterprise technologies.
SKT Uses AI to Perform Cell Tower Safety Checks
SK Telecom has developed and applied a system that checks the safety of cell towers using drones and image analysis AI.
NTT DOCOMO and SK Telecom Publish White Papers on Green Mobile Networks and 6G Requirements
NTT Docomo, Inc. and Korean telecommunications operator SK Telecom (SKT) announced their joint release of two white papers on energy-efficient 5G mobile networks and related technologies, as well as requirements for future 6G networks.
CelcomDigi to Further MBSB Bank’s Digitalization Journey
MBSB Bank has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with CelcomDigi as part of its continuous digitalization journey to future-proof its banking operations and enrich customers’ experiences. This maiden partnership between the Islamic bank and the country’s largest telecommunications company will support MBSB Bank in continuing to serve its customers better and, at the same time, enhance its operational efficiency.
Singtel Launches Nation’s First 5G-Enabled Smart Retail Showcase
Singtel has announced the launch of Singapore’s first 5G-enabled smart retail showcase to help enterprises adopt digital solutions to meet changing retail consumer demands.
Starhub Embarks on Cloud Infinity Transformation to Improve Services
StarHub has embarked on a Cloud Infinity transformation to boost the delivery, scalability and performance of StarHub services while reducing the costs of operating the network business.