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Indonesia begins 2.3GHz refarming process

Indonesia begins 2.3GHz refarming process

Indonesia’s Ministry of Communication and Information (known locally as KemKominfo) has commenced the process of refarming 2.3GHz spectrum in a bid to improve service quality and prepare for 5G by using airwaves more efficiently.

Telenor deflates Myanmar sale speculation

Telenor deflates Myanmar sale speculation

Telenor Group has dismissed reports that it is seeking to sell its Myanmar unit while noting that the military junta’s ongoing blackout on internet services may affect its continued market presence.

AR in the spotlight as 5G unlocks its potential

AR in the spotlight as 5G unlocks its potential

At Huawei’s recent Better World Summit, AR was put in the spotlight. The technology has been around for some time, but its potential is being unlocked by the increasingly widespread availability of reliable 5G networks as these enable the most effective use of AR’s capabilities.

Interview: Ooredoo Group CTO Nigel Byrne

Interview: Ooredoo Group CTO Nigel Byrne

The pandemic has prompted a global surge in demand for data, with video-grade networks required now for entertainment as well as basic communication with those we’ve been unable to see in person. Operator groups were already on this journey, but have been forced to accelerate their strategies

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China is riding the wave to self-reliance in semiconductors

China is riding the wave to self-reliance in semiconductors

Few industries have been left unaffected by the global chip shortage, which has been exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic to escalate into a full-scale crisis. The shortage of chipsets has underlined every sector’s dependence on connected technology, and Chinese manufacturers are looking to

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