5G and mobile edge computing retail industry digital platform

Two organisations have developed a set of enterprise-wide use cases that can be enabled by the platform. Verizon Business and Deloitte today unveiled a 5G and mobile edge computing (MEC) retail industry digital platform that is designed to give retailers the ability to gain significant efficiencies in their retail operations…

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Build a talent pipeline in 5G and emerging technologies

Pivoting workforce to capture new digital growth opportunities and drive digital transformation across industries. The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) is partnering with the National University of Singapore (NUS) and Singapore Polytechnic (SP) and telecommunications company Singtel to attract and build a ready pool of capable talent in 5G and…

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5G Consortium to be established in Thailand

Demonstration tests are planned in Thailand in the second half of this year. Japanese mobile phone operator, NTT Docomo and an international group of other leading firms jointly announced today that they have signed a basic agreement to establish a consortium to provide 5G solutions, first in Thailand and later…

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Taiwan telco modernises network and support

The fund will also support solution providers and technology developers commercialising 5G solutions. Asia-Pacific Telecom Co Ltd (APT) will modernise its network and support with 5G Non-Standalone (NSA) Multi-Operator Core Network readiness. This includes integration with Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) on the 3.5GHz frequency band in Taiwan. Ericsson will provide…

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Singapore accelerates 5G adoption and commercialisation with new S$30m fund

The fund will also support solution providers and technology developers commercialising 5G solutions. The Infocomm Media Development Authority (“IMDA”) has announced a new S$30 million fund to accelerate the adoption and commercialisation of 5G solutions. The fund is part of IMDA’s 5G Innovation Programme to create a vibrant 5G ecosystem…

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Top five predictions for enterprise ICT in ASEAN

Enterprises are reworking its technology priorities to ensure business continuity. Enterprises across the ASEAN are reshuffling their ICT priorities in 2020 to urgently address the COVID-19 impact. Against this backdrop, cloud, networking, mobility, communications, and security have been shortlisted for the top five predictions based on their market potential and…

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Demand from mission-critical organisations drives private LTE/5G infrastructure

Private LTE/5G infrastructure is any 3GPP-based LTE and/or 5G network deployed for a specific enterprise/industrial customer. Worldwide revenue attributable to the sales of private LTE/5G infrastructure will grow from US$945 million in 2019 to an estimated US$5.7 billion in 2024 with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 43.4…

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