In The Spotlight
Nokia and TPG Telecom announced the first global deployment of the latest generation of Nokia’s integrated 5G Interleaved Passive Active Antenna (IPAA) at a TPG Telecom site in Brisbane, following the successful introduction of Nokia’s IPAA solution in networks across the world. The Twin Beam version of Nokia’s IPAA delivers both 5G capability and greatly increases the capacity of 3G, 4G and 5G deployed on existing mid band frequencies through advanced antenna technology.
Huawei will be investing $100 million to grow the start-up ecosystem in the Asia Pacific and bring new economic and social value to the region. This was announced by Jeffery Liu, president for Asia Pacific Region of Huawei at the inaugural Spark Founders Summit, which took place simultaneously in Singapore and Hong Kong on 3 August. Investments will be channeled over the next three years to the Spark incubation and accelerator programme to springboard start-ups to scale-ups, regarded as the future growth engine for economies.
Australian start-up ActivePort is collaborating with Console Connect by PCCW Global to extend the availability of its SD-WAN 2.0 solution to more businesses worldwide using the power of Software Defined Interconnection®.
ZTE Corporation has been presented with 2021 Global Server Product Innovation Award by Frost & Sullivan, based on the investigation and analysis of 2021 global server product market, as well as the research and evaluation on mainstream server competitors within the industry.
Nokia and Taiwan Mobile (TWM) announced that it has achieved the world’s first New Radio Carrier Aggregation (NR CA) by combining spectrum in the 700MHz (n28) and 3500MHz (n78) bands. The trial, which took place in a 5G standalone (SA) network environment, paves the way for TWM to deliver market-leading 5G experiences to its customers with enhanced connectivity and capacity. Carrier Aggregation combines frequency bands for higher rates and increased coverage, delivering superior network capacity and maximizing the spectral efficiency of 5G networks.
Huawei hosted on 29 July a webinar themed “Accelerate Digital Economy for Inclusive Integration in Asia Pacific – Connecting Digital Industries in Pandemic”. The main objective was to call for dialogue amongst thought leaders from governmental, industrial, and academic sectors across the Asia Pacific to discuss key issues, challenges, and actions towards building an inclusive and digitally connected region.
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