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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Accelerating connectivity across Cambodia’s booming digital economy

SINET upgrades network. SINET, one of Cambodia’s largest internet and telecommunication service providers, has selected Juniper Networks to upgrade its network infrastructure, accelerating time-to-value for customers in Cambodia. Building on a long-term relationship, SINET has partnered with Juniper Network for further upgrades and to deploy advanced network solutions, deepening the…

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ASEAN delegates agree to strengthen telco infrastructure and e-commerce

Additional obligations have been included in the RCEP agreement. The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Agreement is an agreement to broaden and deepen ASEAN’s engagement with Australia, China, Japan, Korea, and New Zealand. Together, these RCEP participating countries account for about 30 per cent of the global GDP and 30…

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Broadband growth remains stable in East Asia despite COVID-19 impact

Analyst firm finds stability and revenue growth in broadband subscribers. S&P Global Market Intelligence firm has found telcos in East Asia reported a stable year-over-year fixed broadband subscriber and revenue growth in the first quarter despite the impact of COVID-19. Still, the monthly and quarterly numbers reflect traces of the…

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ZTE to build the 5G IPRAN for Thailand’s True telco

ZTE keeps busy with 5G projects across Asia. Telecommunications company ZTE Corporation has won the bid to build the 5G IPRAN project for Thailand telecommunications provider — True. ZTE will help True build its 5G IPRAN network to achieve unified transport of 2G/3G/4G/5G mobile services, FTTx, WLAN access and enterprise…

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Philippines Govt pushes for digital transformation to boost economy

DICT calls for restrictions to be lifted in the implementation of cell sites. The Philippines Government is set to drive the advancement of the digital transformation in the country, in a bid to help the country’s economy recover from COVID-19. According to the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT)…

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