As operators in developing nations switched on their networks in the second half of 2022, commercial 5G launches recovered, according to S&P Global. According to Kagan's 5G Tracker, at least 238 mobile carriers servicing 94 markets globally had started offering 5G services by the end of 2022.

Read more: 5G Expansion Accelerates in Developing Nations 

SLT-MOBITEL, the national ICT solutions provider of Sri Lanka and a partner to Netcracker for nearly two decades, will implement Netcracker Digital BSS and Professional Services to consolidate its billing system for upgraded fixed, mobile and online charging capabilities. Netcracker’s solution will help SLT-MOBITEL unify its brands and consolidate its IT infrastructure as the company continues its growth trajectory.

Read more: SLT-MOBITEL Expands Partnership With Netcracker for Converged Revenue Management

Blue Wireless, the first global service provider of LTE/5G wireless network solutions, has launched its new eCommerce platform. The webstore offers a streamlined ordering process where businesses can procure the latest wireless network solutions, including LTE/5G routers, antennas, and managed network services for a range of wireless use cases. 

Read more: Blue Wireless Launches Platform for Wireless Equipment

Netplus Broadband, the prominent wireline internet service provider in North India, has chosen OcNOS from IP Infusion to strengthen and expand its network, with the goal of providing broadband services to all its customers in the region. OcNOS, a provider of open network software and solutions for wireline and mobile network operators, offers Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) and Ethernet VPN (EVPN) components that Netplus is utilizing to enhance network security, effectiveness and transmission rates.

Read more: Netplus Broadband Picks IP Infusion to Help Expand Its Network in North India

StarHub has announced the UltraSpeed Broadband trialing of broadband speeds up to 10 times the speed and bandwidth of standard broadband services in Singapore. Using the completely new 10G-XGS-PON (Gigabit-capable Symmetric Passive Optical Network) standard, StarHub UltraSpeed will thoroughly boost connectivity for households in this nationwide trial, unlocking maximum responsiveness for online gaming and flash speeds for content streaming. The service also enables customers to freely engage in bandwidth-hungry activities concurrently on multiple devices, such as livestreaming in high-definition, uploading 4K/8K videos online and video conferencing, as well as transferring large files quickly on the cloud without straining the connection of shared users. 

Read more: Starhub Unveils 10G-XGS-PON Broadband

A new access port service called Edge Port has been made available by Console Connect, a well-known Network-as-a-Service (NaaS) platform, allowing companies to connect directly to the Console Connect platform from company locations all over the world.

Read more: Console Connect Launches Edge Port for On-Demand Connectivity Worldwide

Rakuten Symphony RAN Commander Boosts Productivity for RAN Planning

Rakuten Symphony has launched the general availability of its Symworld™ RAN Commander solution for automated 5G mobile network planning and optimization. RAN Commander has proven to boost Radio Access Network (RAN) productivity planning by four times to overcome the limitations of conventional planning and optimization methods.

Read more: Rakuten Symphony RAN Commander Boosts Productivity

Nokia will enhance NTT DOCOMO’s (DOCOMO) nationwide IP core backbone and enable transport network slicing as it rolls out new 5G mobile services. The enhancement will allow granular SLAs, network scale, capacity and agility, along with increased power and resource efficiency.

Read more: Nokia to Advance DOCOMO’s Nationwide Network 5G Services

Telin, along with OneQode, a global Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) company operating a latency-optimized international carrier network and high-performance cloud platform, have announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on a joint go-to-market strategy for global managed Internet and network, as well as application performance optimization services. 

Read more: Telin and OneQode Partner to Grow Connectivity in Asia Pacific

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