4G LTE and 5G become integral to business recovery

Australian companies focus on technologies that can push digital focus to recover from two-fold devestation. Just over half (51 per cent) of Australian organisations plan to start using or increase 4G/LTE technology use, while 73 per cent plan to start using or increase 5G technology use in the next 12 months, to support changed business strategies. A recent report by Telsyte,…

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Singtel trials its first 5G standalone network

5G SA trial network offers  opportunity to accelerate automation and digitalisation. Singtel has deployed the nation’s first 5G standalone (SA) trial network at its 5G Garage testing facility. The network, which utilises 3.5GHz spectrum and Ericsson’s advanced Massive MIMO (Multiple-input multiple-output) technology to deliver ultra-fast speeds and low-latency or response…

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Bharti Airtel and Ericsson 5G radio and transport solutions

Partnership to increase the network’s backhaul capacities. One of India’s largest integrated communications services, Bharti Airtel and Ericsson have renewed multi-year contract to supply and deploy 5G-ready radio and transport solutions from Ericsson. The continued deployment of Ericsson Radio System products and solutions will enhance Airtel’s network capacity and deliver a superior…

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APAC verticals slow to adopt 5G

Exceptions in certain verticals, according to Frost and Sullivan. Most vertical industries, except for telecoms, government/public sector, media and entertainment, have adopted a conservative approach in the APAC region, stated analyst firm, Frost and Sullivan. During 2020, Frost & Sullivan’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) team conducted a small-scale survey, 5G Strategic…

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Zurich hires Ping An Technology CEO for group CIO role

Global insurance company accelerates roll-out of digital offering, announces key leadership appointments Swiss insurance company, Zurich has hires Ericson Chan, CEO at Ping An Technology, to take up position of group chief information and digital officer, starting in October, to speed digital transformation and develop technology solutions for the organisation.…

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Huawei and industry partners look at how into how 5GDN industries

Discusses the key 5GDN requirements of smart grids using specific cases. Huawei and other 5G Deterministic Networking Alliance (5GDNA) members such as, the China Southern Power Grid; Guangdong Planning and Designing Institute; Global Energy Internet Research Institute; State Grid Qingdao Electric Supply Company; Beijing Sifang Automation; NARI Group Corporation; China…

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Singapore’s IMDA supports interim deployment riding on 4G infrastructure

Support for telcos to offer of faster data speeds, ahead of nationwide rollout of 5G standalone networks. Singapore’s Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) will support Mobile Network Operators’ (MNOs) plan to ride on existing 4G networks to deploy 5G Non-Standalone (NSA) networks. This will be part of trials to allow…

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Enabling global interoperability for 5G

Providing a summary of the specifications released to its members. The 5G Future Forum, a group of global 5G leaders accelerating the delivery of multi-access edge Computing-enabled solutions around the world, has released abstracts of its first technical specifications to provide a summary of the specifications released to its members. There are two major…

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