Telekom Malaysia to develop hybrid cloud 5G core network

16 March 2023

Telekom Malaysia has signed a three-year partnership with ZTE’s local unit to form a hybrid cloud 5G core network, to boost the country’s digital infrastructure and address rising demands for next-generation technologies.

The collaboration will advance 5G in Malaysia, tipping the hybrid cloud 5G core network to revolutionise the country’s telecoms industry. Among the benefits, the network will support a range of technologies from Telekom Malaysia, including SDN-based architecture and hardware acceleration, along with enabling it to employ bare metal containers.

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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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MobiFone and Nokia sign 5G deal

07 March 2023

Vietnam’s MobiFone has signed a 5G cooperation agreement with Nokia.

Under the terms of the deal, Nokia will implement a digital transformation of MobiFone’s infrastructure, shifting aspects to the cloud, while deploying 5G technologies including 5G fixed wireless access (FWA) services. Nokia will also help MobiFone to plan its network development strategy.

“We believe that the cooperation will help increase the 5G market share for MobiFone and Nokia’s solutions and services will benefit not only users but also businesses in Vietnam,” said Nokia’s Vice president of global business Ricky Corker.

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