5G deployments boost global mobile network drive test equipment market

Predictive, proactive testing probes and full automation are expected to be the future of drive testing. The rise of high-capacity networks with enhanced mobile broadband, massive machine communications, and ultra-reliable low-latency communications is fuelling the demand for higher-quality 5G new radio (NR) drive testing. Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, Global Mobile…

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Operators can avoid 65% of operational costs with IP network automation

Process automation reduces the labor time requirement for manual workloads by up to 68%. Nokia, in collaboration with research firm Analysys Mason, today revealed operators can expect up to a 65% cost avoidance after implementing IP network automation across three operations categories. This is one of several key findings from Nokia’s commissioned study. Network automation is a key driver…

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Telco MEC deployments rapidly increase

Worldwide carrier multi-access edge cloud (MEC) software market to grow to more than $US16B in 2025. International Data Corporation (IDC) sees 2021 as an accelerated year for multi-access edge cloud (MEC) investments. MEC buildouts are being carried out by a broad cross-section of edge stakeholders (e.g., wireless and wireline communications…

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Fixed communications service revenue in Philippines to grow at 5 per cent CAGR over 2021-2026

Mobile revenue to also grow. The total fixed communications service revenue in the Philippines is expected to increase at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.0 per cent from $US3.6bn in 2021 to $US4.7bn in 2026, mainly driven by the strong growth in fixed broadband segment according to GlobalData,…

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Malaysia Airports aims to be a 5G Digital Airport

Enabling safe, secure and seamless travel while positioning KLIA as a retail destination and tourism hub. As part of its Airports 4.0 digitalisation initiatives, Malaysia Airports has entered into a strategic partnership with Maxis to co-develop a digital transformation roadmap for Smart Airport operations. Malaysia Airports’ aim is to leverage…

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South Australian Government looks at 5G innovation in space

Growing businesses focus on technology strategy and recruitment. South Australia’s Department for Trade and Investment has signed an agreement with Microsoft and Nokia, with eyes firmly fixed on leveraging Space and 5G technologies to tackle the world’s most challenging issues. By fostering relationships with South Australian industry, government and academic…

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