Asia-Pacific

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Bharti Airtel and Capgemini form 5G innovation alliance

Bharti Airtel and Capgemini form 5G innovation alliance

Bharti Airtel, a major Indian communications and solutions provider, and Capgemini, which describes itself as a global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation, have announced that they will collaborate on bringing 5G-based enterprise-grade solutions to the Indian...
Will India say goodbye to 5Gi?

Will India say goodbye to 5Gi?

India's locally developed next-generation standard, known as 5Gi, has been the cause of some concern among operators, hardware vendors, chipmakers and smartphone manufacturers, many of which were worried that it would be mandatory for 5G deployment in the country. Now it appears that is not...
Starlink ready for take-off in India and Lithuania in 2022

Starlink ready for take-off in India and Lithuania in 2022

Starlink Internet Services, a division of the SpaceX aerospace company, plans to apply for the appropriate licences to sell satellite-based internet commercially in India. This happened after last week’s announcement from India’s Department of Telecommunications (DoT) that the company had no...
Will Sri Lanka select Starlink after Indian setback?

Will Sri Lanka select Starlink after Indian setback?

The Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (TRCSL) has reportedly initiated a preliminary engagement with aerospace manufacturer, space transportation services and communications corporation SpaceX, exploring the introduction of Starlink internet services in the country.
Indonesia's Ooredoo signs mobile ads deal

Indonesia's Ooredoo signs mobile ads deal

The growth of mobile advertising indicates the continuing importance to operators of diversifying their business models, something that has been further underlined by an agreement between Indonesian operator  Indosat Ooredoo and mobile advertising and data monetisation...
Indosat and Tri cleared for merger

Indosat and Tri cleared for merger

The proposed merger of Indonesian operators Hutchison 3 Indonesia (Tri) and Indosat Ooredoo has been formally cleared by the country’s Ministry of Communication and Information.
More problems for Telenor in Myanmar

More problems for Telenor in Myanmar

It looks like Telenor’s attempts to sell its Myanmar unit may be facing fresh problems as the country’s military leadership is said to be looking for participation from local buyers in any planned deal.
Vietnam cable chaos continues

Vietnam cable chaos continues

The regular issues facing Vietnam’s undersea cable connections since 2017 have continued long into 2021. Not long ago, the Asia America Gateway (AAG) undersea cable broke down yet again. This is apparently the third time the cable has been broken this year.

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