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MediaTek releases its first mmWave 5G chipset
News Wire Feed | 5/23/2022

MediaTek became the second chipset company after Qualcomm to support millimeter wave (mmWave) 5G with its new Dimensity 1050. #pressrelease

Colt deploys Ribbon's Microsoft-certified controllers to power its new smart communications tool
News Wire Feed | 5/12/2022

Ribbon's cloud-based SBCs combine with Colt's voice and data networks to deliver enterprises a complete, secure Microsoft Teams communications experience. #pressrelease

Viettel teams with Qualcomm for 5G RU with massive MIMO and open RAN
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2022

Viettel in Vietnam said it will work with Qualcomm on a 5G Radio Unit (RU) with massive MIMO capabilities running open RAN specifications. #pressrelease

Asia-Africa-Europe-1 Consortium selects Infinera's ICE6 to upgrade its submarine cable system
News Wire Feed | 5/10/2022

AAE-1's submarine upgrade will more than double the current capacity, providing in excess of 100 Tb/s, resulting in the largest-scale submarine upgrade in history. #pressrelease

SoftBank's HAPSMobile heads to Australia
News Wire Feed | 5/10/2022

With partner Lendlease, SoftBank said its subsidiary HAPSMobile is exploring an expansion into Australia. #pressrelease

II-VI extends ion implanter disk refurbishing services to Asia
News Wire Feed | 5/4/2022

The multimillion-dollar expansion in Hsinchu City, Taiwan, is expected to come online in July 2022. #pressrelease

GSMA postpones MWC Shanghai 2022 trade show
News Wire Feed | 4/20/2022

'We continue to work with health and government authorities on the delivery of the next safe and successful MWC Shanghai,' the association said. #pressrelease

Foxconn buys RF semiconductor component supplier
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2022

Foxconn's Hon Hai announced it purchased arQana's wireless business in order to merge it with its AchernarTek operation 'to enable the birth of a global RF semiconductor component supplier.'

Intel suspends Russian operations, affecting 1,200 employees
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2022

Intel said it would suspend its operations in Russia due to that country's invasion of Ukraine, which Intel said would affect the 1,200 people it employs in Russia.

Rakuten Symphony adds F5's CNFs
News Wire Feed | 4/5/2022

Rakuten Symphony said it would offer F5's new BIG-IP Next Cloud Native Network Functions (CNFs) through its marketplace.

Airties expands Wi-Fi deal with Telstra
News Wire Feed | 3/24/2022

Airties extends support to Telstra's Wi-Fi 6 modem and 'SmartFix' capabilities.

Rakuten inks Symphony deal with Nokia
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2022

Nokia's core will be a part of the Rakuten Symphony platform, the companies announced.

KDDI boasts of commercial open RAN deployment with Fujitsu, Samsung
News Wire Feed | 2/18/2022

KDDI in Japan said it worked with Samsung and Fujitsu to deploy a commercial 5G standalone open RAN cell site.

Minim teams up for expansions in India and Indonesia
News Wire Feed | 2/16/2022

Partnerships with D-VoiS and PT Link Net expands Minim's Wi-Fi tech presence in the Asia Pacific region.

Viasat taps Telstra for Asia-Pacific ground network
News Wire Feed | 2/2/2022

Resulting work will support Viasat's developing ViaSat-3 satellite constellation, which will provide global broadband coverage.

ViacomCBS deal gives Paramount+ entry in Asia
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2021

Partnership with CJ ENM will see Paramount+ bundled with TVING, CJ ENM's streaming service, in South Korea in 2022. Deal also sets the table for more content distribution in the region.

Operators roll out Huawei MetaAAU to improve 5G network performance and energy efficiency
News Wire Feed | 11/29/2021

Shortly after its launch, three Chinese operators have already deployed Huawei MetaAAU in Beijing, Hangzhou, Shanghai and Xiamen.

Foxtel picks CommScope for new 'iQ5' streaming device
News Wire Feed | 11/22/2021

Device has access to more than 50,000 hours of content, with no cable or satellite installation required.

Colt's IP access service chosen by Wasabi for its first data center in APAC
News Wire Feed | 10/12/2021

Colt Technology Services is providing connectivity for Wasabi Technologies' new data center in Japan - the company's first data center in the APAC region.

Harmonic notches CableOS and DAA win with Parasat Cable TV
News Wire Feed | 8/31/2021

Parasat, an operator based in the Philippines, is transitioning away from legacy remote MACPHY using Harmonic's CableOS platform.

CSG tunes in Maxis TV deal
News Wire Feed | 7/2/2021

New multi-year agreement expands CSG's work with the Malaysian telco.

Firstlight Media taps sales lead for Asia-Pacific region
News Wire Feed | 6/7/2021

Jim Vinh is an exec late of IBM, Nagra and SeaChange.

SoftBank, OneWeb ink agreement for satellite Internet
News Wire Feed | 5/13/2021

SoftBank and OneWeb said they would work together on satellite communications, including building ground stations in Japan for OneWeb's low Earth orbit satellite operations.

SiFotonics claims 'industry first' 8x100G ER1 nWDM QSFP28 transceivers
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2021

SiFotonics said its 8x100G ER1 nWDM QSFP28 optical transceivers can enable up to 8x100G on a single pair of fiber, or 4x100G on single fiber over extended distances.

J:COM taps CommScope for '10G' move
News Wire Feed | 2/22/2021

Japan-based cable operator deploys CommScope's 'XE4202'10G-EPON remote OLT fiber node module to support both residential and business customers.

Huawei releases 5GtoB solution
News Wire Feed | 2/22/2021

Offering aimed at creating new value for every player across the industry value chain.

Huawei urges corporates to focus on data minimization and business continuity management
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2021

Hosts expert panel webinar to lay down the legal, technical and business implications of growing changes and stricter enforcement in data protection laws.

StarHub launches Disney+ promos
News Wire Feed | 1/19/2021

Offers up to two years of Disney+ via offers for new and existing customers when premium streaming service launches February 23.

SES nets deal for satellite ground station
News Wire Feed | 12/14/2020

Ground station at the Pivotel teleport in New South Wales, Australia will support SES's next-gen satellite broadband constellation, O3b mPOWER.

Indonesia's First Media picks Promptlink
News Wire Feed | 11/19/2020

Cable TV and broadband provider will use Promplink's NoiseHawk to get a fix on network noise and network maintenance impairments.

StackPath taps CommScope for edge network help
News Wire Feed | 11/3/2020

CommScope services unit will help StackPath upgrade its server capacity and network hardware in a dozen data center sites.

China Telecom and Huawei piloted 5G indoor distributed Massive MIMO in Wuhan
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2020

China Telecom and Huawei jointly piloted the first 5G indoor distributed Massive MIMO.

Samsung, KDDI team for private 5G networks
News Wire Feed | 10/8/2020

Business customers can either use KDDI's existing network or they can develop their own 5G network.

Omdia ranks South Korea as the top global 5G market
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2020

New research from leading analyst firm Omdia has again ranked South Korea as the leading country for 5G deployment.

Samsung, KDDI show off network slicing
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2020

Samsung and operator KDDI said they successfully demonstrated network slicing with a RAN Intelligent Controller (RIC).

Huawei, China Telecom deploy 'world's first' FDD 40MHz HDSS solution in Sichuan
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2020

Huawei and China Telecom Sichuan jointly launched what they claim is the world's first trial of the HDSS offering in Sichuan, China.

Macquarie Telecom picks Juniper for network refresh
News Wire Feed | 8/6/2020

The nationwide network upgrade by Juniper Networks is slated to be completed by the end of 2020.

ZTE, True to build 5G network in Thailand
News Wire Feed | 7/29/2020

ZTE and True Corporation announce collaboration to build a commercial 5G network in Thailand.

Hengtong supplies fiber for flood-monitoring system
News Wire Feed | 7/21/2020

Cables delivered to Jiangxi Province to restore flood-control communications system.

MTS, Motorola, Qualcomm tout mmWave 5G phone for Russia
News Wire Feed | 7/17/2020

MTS, Motorola, Qualcomm said the new motorola edge+ smartphone for the Russian market will support 5G transmissions in millimeter wave (mmWave) spectrum, expanding such offerings outside of the US.

Plume, J:COM team to pitch smart home tech to Japanese cable ops
News Wire Feed | 6/29/2020

They say agreements are already in place with ten cable operators that will roll out Plume's platform in 2020.

Hengtong successfully connects megawatt energy storage to the national grid in China
News Wire Feed | 6/23/2020

An 8MWh energy storage project contracted by Jiangsu Hengtong Energy Storage Technology succeeded in reverse power transmission and was successfully connected to the grid on the first attempt.

Toyota to assess 5G private network in Japanese manufacturing center
News Wire Feed | 6/23/2020

Toyota said it will work with Nokia and others to test 4G and 5G private wireless networks at its manufacturing design center in Fukuoka, Japan.

Samsung intros new security chip solution for mobile devices
News Wire Feed | 5/26/2020

New chip solution from Samsung, set for release in Q3 2020, will expand security capabilities for mobile devices and IoT applications.

ZTE, China Unicom sign strategic agreement on 6G
News Wire Feed | 5/20/2020

ZTE and China Unicom have announced an agreement to jointly explore the prospect and technical trends of 6G.

ZTE, China Unicom implement Tri-RAT dynamic spectrum sharing solution
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2020

ZTE and China Unicom have partnered to implement SuperDSS, the industry's first Tri-RAT dynamic spectrum sharing solution.

China Telecom tests standalone 5G with Spirent
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2020

Spirent announced China Telecom used its equipment to test standalone 5G technology.

China Mobile awards Ericsson 5G contract
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2020

China Mobile extends 5G RAN partnership with Ericsson as it seeks to further roll out 5G services across the country.

ITU postpones ITU Digital World 2020 conference
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2020

The event will now take place as ITU Digital World 2021 in September 2021 in the same venue in Ha Noi, Vietnam.

ZTE, Red Hat collaborate to accelerate 5G deployment
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2020

The collaboration aims to enable telcos to more effectively deploy virtual network functions (VNFs) on the Red Hat OpenStack platform.

ZTE wins bid for China Mobile's commercial 5G SA core network
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2020

ZTE has won the bid of 12 provinces in six regions for the public-oriented network, as well as 35% of shares in 31 Chinese provinces for the industry-oriented network.

ZTE, China Mobile tout work on China's first 5G RCS message
News Wire Feed | 4/10/2020

ZTE Corporation has helped the Zhejiang branch of China Mobile send China's first 5G message based on GSMA UP2.4 standard.

ZTE wins China Unicom's 2020 intelligent MAN centralized procurement
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2020

ZTE Corporation announced that it has won the second-largest share in China Unicom's 2020 intelligent MAN (5G Transport) centralized procurement.

ZTE wins largest commercial OTN in China Mobile's centralized procurement
News Wire Feed | 4/7/2020

The western network, covering 19 provinces of China, will be the world's largest commercial optical transport network (OTN), with a total link length reaching 53,828km.

NTT East to offer new managed SD-WAN services for enterprises with Cisco
News Wire Feed | 3/31/2020

NTT East is launching new Managed SD-WAN services under its VPN portfolio for enterprises using Cisco SD-WAN powered by Viptela.

LG Uplus revamps IP network with Nokia
News Wire Feed | 3/23/2020

South Korean operator will use Nokia's Network Service Platform (NSP) to enable software-defined, automated IP network management processes.

Chunghwa chooses Ericsson, Nokia for 5G
News Wire Feed | 3/18/2020

Taiwan's national operator splits the spoils between the giant European vendors.

Studio-backed ACE sinks Australian streamer
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2020

The Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment claims Aus Media Streaming was a piracy outfit selling IPTV set-tops and subscriptions.

Rakuten, Vodafone invest in satellite startup
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2020

Rakuten and Vodafone have become the lead investors in AST & Science, which is planning a satellite network that can connect directly to 4G, and ultimately 5G, smartphones.

Zoom transitioning production from China to Vietnam to sidestep tariffs
News Wire Feed | 2/28/2020

Cable modem maker said Q4 sales rose 41.5% to $10.6 million.

China Telecom Sichuan and Huawei build 3D-mesh backbone network with OXC
News Wire Feed | 2/27/2020

Project uses Huawei's OptiXtrans solution to enable full-mesh services and one-hop transmission, reducing network latency.

Nokia to manage Rakuten Mobile's virtualized core network
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2020

Rakuten Mobile in Japan selected Nokia to manage its virtualized core network.

Informa Tech Launches Research Firm Omdia
News Wire Feed | 2/5/2020

Following the acquisition of the majority of IHS Markit's technology business, Informa Tech has launched Omdia, a new research firm that combines the analyst teams from Ovum, the IHS Markit technology business acquired in 2019, Tractica and more.

128 Technology's Solution to Be Offered by SoftBank Corp.
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2020

SoftBank Corp. will offer enterprises a Session Smart, managed SD-WAN.

PTCL Deploys Nokia's 200G Gear
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2020

Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has upgraded its optical transport network with 200G 8 Quadrature Amplitude Modulation (QAM) technology from Nokia.

Huawei ships 6.9M 5G smartphones
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2020

Huawei's Consumer Business Group claims to have shipped 6.9 million 5G smartphones as of December 2019.

Telstra & Equinix Collaborate for Worldwide, Secure Multicloud Connectivity
News Wire Feed | 1/16/2020

Telstra will provide on-demand access to more than 170 cloud service providers in 38 global markets via Equinix Cloud Exchange Fabric.

US-China Trade Deal Must Move to Phase 2, CTA CEO Says
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2020

Phase 1 resolution a 'big step' but market uncertainty remains until there's a permanent tariff removal, Consumer Technology Association's Gary Shapiro says.

Cujo AI Taps Aviatrix for Cloud-Native Networking Software
News Wire Feed | 1/15/2020

Cujo AI is using Aviatrix's software across a global cloud network spanning AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform.

ZTE Claims Major NFV Win at China Mobile
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2020

Chinese vendor says it has landed a deal covering 12 provinces in total, including six for the delivery of virtualized control plane functionality to China Mobile.

NTT DoCoMo, MobiledgeX team up for 5G PoC
News Wire Feed | 1/8/2020

Japanese operator and edge computing software specialist will jointly conduct a proof of concept to show how multi-access edge computing can be used to deliver 5G applications globally.

Qualcomm, ZTE Boast 5G Voice-Over-NR Call
News Wire Feed | 1/7/2020

The call was performed in compliance with 3GPP Release 15 specs over the 2.5GHz spectrum band using ZTE's 5G NR basestation and a 5G smartphone form factor test device powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 5G Modem-RF System.

Amazon surpasses 40M Fire TV users
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2020

Says its Fire TV edition now powers more than 50 smart TVs and soundbar models spanning more than 10 countries.

Malaysia Outlines 'Innovative' Approach to 5G Spectrum Allocation
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2020

Spectrum in the 700MHz and 3.5GHz bands could be allocated to a single entity comprising a consortium formed by multiple licensees, instead of individual licensees.

SK Telecom Shows Off 5G & Media R&D at CES
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2020

South Korean operator heads to CES to show off media technologies and services such as 5G-8K TV, Callar for Sero TV (AR video call), 5GX Multiview, Jump AR Aquaworld (Interactive cinematic AR), Watch & Play (Interactive game platform), and ATSC 3.0 Multiview.

Gracenote Launches Global OTT Video Guide
News Wire Feed | 1/2/2020

Says guide will help global and regional streaming services bridge OTT and broadcast content.

ITU Adoption of ATSC 3.0 Standard Cheered
News Wire Feed | 1/2/2020

Adoption opens door to worldwide deployments, ATSC says.

Nokia Scores 5G Win with Vodafone Hutchison Australia
News Wire Feed | 12/31/2019

Vodafone Hutchison Australia has selected Nokia as a supplier for its 5G network rollout.

CuriosityStream Surpasses 10.5M Subs
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2019

SVoD service, created by Discovery founder John Hendricks launched in 2015, has also struck a deal with Millicom for launches in nine Latin American countries.

DriveNets Teams Up With Broadcom, White Box Vendors
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2019

Distributed disaggregated routing specialist DriveNets has struck partnerships with Broadcom, UfiSpace, Edgecore and Delta.

Malaysian MVNO Deploys BSS From MDS
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2019

Malaysian MVNO redONE is deploying MDS Global's VNOnDemand BSS-as-a-Service solution to aid its expansion in South-East Asia.

Hansen Appoints Muderack as Comms Division CEO
News Wire Feed | 12/9/2019

Following its acquisition of Sigma Systems earlier in the year, Hansen Technologies has appointed Simon Muderack, formerly Sigma's chief commercial officer, as the CEO of its communications division.

AWS Launches 'Wavelength' for 5G Edge
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2019

AWS Wavelength enables applications with single-digit millisecond latencies to mobile devices and users by deploying AWS compute and storage at the edge of the 5G network.

Hengtong, APC Host Cable Conference
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2019

More than 600 industry experts and leaders attended.

Starz Sets International Streaming Expansion
News Wire Feed | 11/25/2019

Premium video service goes direct-to-consumer in five countries, with plans to add more to the mix in 2020.

AIOps Phase III Showcased at Digital Transformation Asia
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2019

AIOps Catalyst explores AI business value in communications service providers' operations by developing multiple AI-based use cases within IT and network processes.

Huawei's FDD Dual-Band Massive MIMO Achieves Scaled Rollout in Thailand
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2019

Chinese vendor forces with Thai operators to complete scaled commercial adoption of the FDD dual-band Massive MIMO solution in Bangkok.

1-Gig Available to 354M People Globally, Viavi Claims
News Wire Feed | 11/20/2019

That equates to about one in 20 people, according to company's latest 'Gigabit Monitor.'

Nokia, Hitachi Kokusai Electric Team on 4G/5G Private Networks
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2019

Nokia and Hitachi Kokusai Electric have teamed up to bring private 4G/LTE and 5G network capabilities to enterprises in Japan.

ThousandEyes Measures Performance for Amazon, Microsoft, Alibaba & IBM Clouds
News Wire Feed | 11/13/2019

In its second annual Cloud Performance Benchmark, the Internet performance measurement firm tracked the cloud providers' reliance on the public Internet, ability to cross the Great Firewall of China, predictable performance, and other metrics.

Focusing on 5G Integration, Hengtong Appears in PT Expo China 2019
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2019

Hengtong attended the PT Expo China 2019 with 5G intelligent applications, big data and security, energy Internet, industrial Internet, 5G carrier network, 5G high-speed transmission, 5G IoT and security and new 5G technology and products.

Plume Notches J:COM Deal
News Wire Feed | 10/31/2019

Deal with Japan-based service provider for Plume's whole-home WiFi hardware and mesh software is vendor's first in Asia.

Huawei Boots Up WiFi 6 Pilot
News Wire Feed | 10/29/2019

Pilot will involve series of verification tests at Mondragon University in Spain.

FCC Drafts Rules to Bar Communications Companies From Buying From Huawei, ZTE
News Wire Feed | 10/28/2019

The two-part proposal, centered on the use of Universal Service Funds, to be voted upon at FCC's November 19 meeting.

Teridion Introduces Industry's First Compliant Cloud-Based Global SD-WAN Service to Mainland China
News Wire Feed | 10/24/2019

Bypassing setup and connection complexities, Teridion extends global SD-WAN service to multinational enterprise locations in China while requiring only standard broadband connections.

Discovery Taps Synamedia for Asia-Pacific Cloud Migration
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2019

Programmer will use Synamedia's virtualized Digital Content Manager to shift to cloud encoding in the region.

Cisco touts KDDI, Telenor, Telefónica 5G deployments
News Wire Feed | 10/21/2019

KDDI is using a range of Cisco products to get its network ready for 5G; Telenor is building out a 5G non-standalone (NSA) network on the path to fully fledged 5G, and Telefonica is deploying Cisco's intent-based networking technologies.

Sunrise and Huawei open first European 5G Joint Innovation Center
News Wire Feed | 10/15/2019

The two companies will work together to research and develop 5G applications for both the private and business sectors.

Sequans' IoT Chips Approved for Use by 3 Largest Japanese Mobile Operators
News Wire Feed | 10/14/2019

Sequans' Monarch SiP and GM01Q module for LTE-M and NB-IoT networks now certified by Japan's three largest mobile operators.

You.i TV Nets UI Deal With Australia's Network 10
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2019

You.i TV on board to beef up the advertising and user experience for the broadcaster's 10 Play VoD platform.

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