CelcomDigi to transform Hulu Kelang into a smart city

13 February 2024

CelcomDigi has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Ampang Jaya Municipal Council (MPAJ) to accelerate the transformation of Hulu Kelang into a smart city.

Under the MoU, CelcomDigi and MPAJ will collaborate over the next ten years to explore and implement potential 5G technology solutions delivered on a fibre optic infrastructure to form the foundation for a smart city ecosystem in Hulu Kelang.

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Consortium creates Mobile Satellite Services Association (MSSA)

09 February 2024

Viasat, Inc., Terrestar Solutions, Ligado Networks, Omnispace and Al Yah Satellite Communications Company PJSC (Yahsat), have announced the Mobile Satellite Services Association (MSSA), which will bring significant scale and choice to promote and advance the emerging Direct-to-Device (D2D) ecosystem.

MSSA seeks to develop a global ecosystem utilizing over 100 MHz of L- and S-band spectrum already allocated and licensed for mobile satellite services (MSS), which is well-suited for integration into a broad range of mobile devices. The non-profit industry association intends to align with 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) standards to extend terrestrial mobile coverage for both Mobile Network Operator (MNO) and Over-the-Top (OTT) internet services.

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Airtel Business to power Adani Energy’s smart meters

19 January 2024

Airtel Business has announced that it will power over 20 million smart meters for Adani Energy Solutions Limited (AESL), the largest private sector power transmission company in India.

Through its robust nationwide communications network, Airtel will deliver reliable and secure connectivity for all AESL’s smart meter deployments. In addition, Airtel’s smart metering solutions, powered by NB-IoT, 4G and 2G, will help AESL to ensure real-time connectivity and uninterrupted transfer of critical data between smart meters and headend applications.

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Aviat and Smartfren agree to address digitalisation

17 January 2024

An industry agreement intended to address industry digitalisation and automation in private networks across Indonesia has been signed by Aviat Networks and Smartfren Telecom.

The partners aim to deliver high speed, ultra-reliable wireless connectivity, private wireless indoor and outdoor networks, and industry digitalisation and automation services to private network customers across Indonesia.

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