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Ericsson and Viettel successfully tested 5G in Vietnam

Viettel, Vietnam’s largest mobile network provider and Sweden’s Ericsson successfully established the first call using fifth generation (5G) technology in Vietnam. As a part of Viettel’s 5G technical testing program, the call enables network connection speed to reach its peak at 1.5 to 1.7Gbps, beyond the theoretical speed limit of the 4G LTE network and…

Norway’s Telenor and Malaysia’s Axiata in talk on mega merged firm 

Norway’s Telenor is in discussions on joining forces with Malaysia’s Axiata Group to run a mega pan-Asian telco in South and Southeast Asia, according to Telenor’s press release on May 6, 2019. With nearly 300 million customers, the new telecoms hub will offer Telenor and Axiata a way to accelerate growth in a highly competitive market. Reuters reported that an informed source said the value of this merged deal would…

Ericsson signed MoUs with two Chinese firms

Ericsson and China Telecom have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at China Unicom’s 5G Innovation and Cooperation Conference in Shenzhen, China, on April 26, to speed up “the development of commercial 5G and promote 5G technological innovation,” Ericsson stated in its press release on April 30. Inked by Luca Orsini, Head of Networks, Market…

Vietnam joined Ericsson to embark the first IoT innovation Hub

The Vietnamese government held the inauguration ceremony of Vietnam’s first Internet of things (IoT) Innovation Hub at Hoa Lac Hi-Tech Park in Hanoi on April 10, 2019 in collaboration with Ericsson, a Swedish leading multinational networking and telecommunications providers. Based on the MoU signed between Vietnam’s Ministry of Science and Technology and Sweden’s Ericsson company…

Telenor Myanmar expanded its service in Malaysia and Singapore

Telenor Myanmar, a subsidiary of the Norwegian Telenor Group, expanded its non-stop international data roaming service to Malaysia and Singapore, the countries that Telenor Myanmar’s customers travel commonly, according to Telenor Myanmar’s press release on 13 March 2019. After launched the new data roaming service in Thailand last month, Telenor got a positive feedback from…

Cambodia’s internet service provider teams up with Nokia

SINET, Cambodia’s leading internet service provider, has chosen Nokia to provide faster speed per user as well as cut down 50% of operating costs. With Nokia’s high-speed broadband services that are the Nokia Gigabit-capable Passive Optical Network (GPON) and Mini Optical Line Terminal (OLT), SINET’s customers will be able to use high-speed and high-quality internet…

Indosat, Indonesia’s network provider, chooses Nokia

Nokia has been chosen by Indosat, Indonesia’s telecommunications provider, to reach the demand and requirements of Indosat’s customers. According to Nokia’s press release on 5 March 2019, Indosat chose Nokia’s FP4-powered 7750 Service Router (SR) network “to support the 4G/LTE network and prepare for future 5G mobile services” in Indonesia. Nokia’s FP4 is the first…

3LikeHome cheap roaming in Vietnam, Malaysia, South Korean and Taiwan

The telecommunication company, 3 Denmark, operate in country such as Sweden, Norway, Finland, Ireland, Singapore, Thailand and Hong Kong has now extended its 3LikeHome roaming service to Vietnam, Malaysia, South Korea and Taiwan. More details about 3: 3 Group launches ‘3LikeHome’ cheap roaming in Thailand The services allow its customers to make and receive calls…

Ericsson signed MoU in Vietnam

Swedish telecommunication company Ericsson has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Science and Technology in Vietnam on 28 November 2018. The MoU was signed to establish an Internet of Things (IoT) Innovation Hub, that will be located at Hòa Lạc Hi-Tech Park. It will foster IoT innovation amongst start-ups, enabling them…

Nokia has signed big contracts with Chinese companies

Finnish Nokia has on 7 November signed contracts with China Mobile, China Telecom and China Unicom at China International Import Expo in Shanghai. The contracts are worth a combined value of more than EUR 2 billion, according to Nokia. “We are excited to continue our close collaboration with these important customers in China, to drive…