mu Space to provide OneWeb coverage over southeast Asia

22 March 2023

mu Space and Advanced Technology has reached an exclusive deal with OneWeb to provide LEO connectivity solutions across mainland southeast Asia.

The multi-million-dollar deal aims to provide internet connectivity to underserved remote areas. The company intends to provide satellite internet connectivity to remote areas for both commercial and civil governmental use. The areas targeted this year include Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Myanmar, and Malaysia.

Being the sole distributor for OneWeb in this region, mu Space will provide a wide range of services to each sector, including the government, telecommunications, aviation, maritime, land vehicle, backhauling and healthcare sectors, to support customer needs as well as connecting remote communities in the region.

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Global IoT connections via eSIM to hit 195 million by 2026

14 March 2023

A new study from Juniper Research has found that the global number of IoT connections using eSIM technology will reach 195 million by 2026, from just 22 million in 2023. It identified the growing adoption of the variant ‘eIM’ (eSIM IoT Manager) amongst the eSIM platforms that will drive growth over the next three years.

eIM is a standardised eSIM provisioning tool allowing large-scale deployment and management of eSIM-enabled IoT devices. eIM is defined in SGP.31 by the GSMA and standardises the process for the mass deployment of eSIM-enabled IoT devices.

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CelcomDigi and SK Telecom to explore Malaysia’s metaverse

09 March 2023

CelcomDigi Berhad CelcomDigi and SK Telecom (SKT) have sealed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to explore and develop Malaysia’s first operator-led mobile metaverse platform.

Under the MoU, CelcomDigi and SKT will create new business opportunities by working together to develop and offer metaverse and AI use cases optimized for the Malaysian market via CelcomDigi’s Innovation Centre.

Leveraging from edge computing processes for best latency experience, the development of this platform will also enable the co-creation and unlocking of new metaverse content and services for customers and businesses in Malaysia.

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Nokia and IOH to launch enterprise campus private wireless network across Indonesia

07 March 2023

Nokia and Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison (IOH) have announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to launch an advanced enterprise campus private wireless network in key regions across Indonesia.

The Nokia private wireless solution will be deployed in East and Central Java, Sumatera and Kalimantan. The partners say the MoU marks a shared vision of IOH and Nokia to accelerate Indonesia’s digital transformation agenda.

The collaboration will elevate industrial operations with highly reliable, low-latency connectivity in tandem with a programme closely linked to the government’s digital economic development plan. Zones vital to economic growth in Indonesia will be boosted by an advanced industrial network and, in a country comprised of more than 17,000 islands, a planned port solution will improve operational efficiency with a high-grade digitalization platform.

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