Choi Jin-sung, head of SK Telecom’s ICT center, and Hossein Mooin, chief technology officer at Nokia, signed an MOU to jointly develop and demonstrate 5G technology by 2018 at Nokia’s headquarters in Espoo, Finland on Jan. 22. Specifically, the two companies are aiming to develop gigabit-level data transmission technology and cloud-based virtualized base stations.
Huawei spying concerns have been brushed aside by its founder Ren Zhengfei, who dismissed allegations his company was involved in state-sponsored cyber espionage and quipped that the UK government even believes the Chinese networking provider is incapable of supporting wiretapping. Huawei has found itself embroiled in cyber security concerns coming from the US government, with […]
In a bid to sell off its remaining frequencies, the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) is in the process of hiring consultants to sell licences for one frequency slot in 1,800 Megahertz (MHz) band and another in 850 MHz. These are the same frequencies that remained unsold in the April 2014 spectrum auction of next generation […]
Starting today, 12 January 2015, Tan Sri Dr Sulaiman Mahbob has been appointed as the new chairman of Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM). Sulaiman succeeds Datuk Seri Dr Halim Shafie, who has been appointed new chairman of Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission’s (MCMC). Halim was appointed chairman of TM board in July 2009. Sulaiman is trained […]
CES 2015 was the venue chosen by Huawei to showcase their latest releases on smartphones, wearables, tablets, mobile terminals and local access, smart home and modules for vehicles, and to announce what will be its bet in the mobile Internet, HiLink. During the presentation, Richard Yu, Huawei CEO of the business unit consumption, reviewed the […]
The group of Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co (PLDT) has extended for a month its free Internet promo. In a statement, the PLDT Group said the 69 million subscribers of Smart, Talk ‘N Text and Sun Cellular could access Internet without data charges for up to 30 megabytes daily until February 5. The promo was […]