Balitower opts for new IP routing from Nokia

15 February 2024

Balitower has contracted Nokia to provide a new IP routing solution to boost capacity and improve operational efficiency of its IP network.

Balitower will deploy energy-efficient routing in Jakarta, Bali, and Singapore, enabling it to better meet growing demand for network capacity more sustainably. The solution includes Nokia’s 7750 service router, deep packet inspection (DPI), carrier grade network address translation (CGNAT) and internet routers. The deployment also includes Nokia’s Network Services Platform (NSP) as well as deployment and care support to Balitower.

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Grameenphone opens ‘super core’ DC

14 February 2024

Grameenphone has opened its first 'Super Core' data centre in the Bangladeshi division of Sylhet.

Grameenphone has worked with ZTE since January 2023 to build the 4MW data centre, which is claimed to be the largest compared to rivals in the country.

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SLT-Mobitel and Union Assurance expand partnership to offer mobile life insurance

05 February 2024

SLT-Mobitel has expanded its partnership with insurance company Union Assurance to enable its customers to access tailored life insurance plans via its mobile money platform mCash.

Under a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), SLT-Mobitel mCash customers can use the payment system to register for and purchase premium life insurance solutions from Union Assurance.

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Vodafone Idea to launch 5G in 6-7 months

02 February 2024

Vodafone Idea plans to launch its 5G service in about 6-7 months, as per Vodafone Idea CEO Akshaya Moondra. The company is in discussions with various technology partners to finalise its 5G rollout, which includes implementing vRAN and Open RAN technologies.

The telco is also working with partners to develop device ecosystems and 5G uses cases for the Indian market.

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