Latest Scandinavian Telecommunications News

Nokia, Ericsson and Huawei chosen to build 5G network for Singapore

Singapore Telecommunications (Singtel) announced on 24 June 2020, it is in talks with Sweden’s Ericsson regarding the equipment providing for its 5G and localized networks. Meanwhile, the Starhub and M1 joint venture confirmed its selection of Finland’s Nokia as the favored tech partner to build its 5G network. Even though Chinese tech giant Huawei wasn’t…

Ericsson is taking SEK 1 billion loss in 2nd quarter of 2020 in doing 5G business in China

According to an official statement published on 8 June 2020.Ericsson will face a SEK 1 billion loss due to pre-commercial written contract in 2nd quater of 2020, the corporate statement said: “As mentioned previously, Ericsson has previously announced on increased its footprint in China through 5G contract awards from all three major operators in China.…

Covid-19 business impact on Southeast Asia: Danish business webinar report

On 5 May some 150 representatives of the various stakeholders and Danish businesses representatives attended a webinar hosted by the Confederation of Danish Industry

Representatives from the Danish missions in Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam outlined the situation in the respective countries on the topic: ‘Markets in the shadow of Covid-19’.

Nokia signed contract to provide network infrastructure for Central China Holdings

Nokia announced in an official statement, that it has signed a five-year network infrastructure and big data analytics agreement with leading real estate group Central China Holdings Co., Ltd. Under the contract, Nokia will provide a range of solutions enabling Central China Holdings to design and build state-of-the-art developments that leverage POL, home Wi-Fi and…

Thai True Corporation selected Ericsson their 5G radio access network vendor

Thai communications service provider True Corporation has selected Ericsson as a 5G Radio Access Network (RAN) vendor as part of its national 5G network, according to Ericsson’s official statement on 27 April 2020. Products and services from Ericsson Radio System will enable True to operate 5G on 700MHz (low-band), 2.6GHz (mid-band) and 26GHz (high-band) frequencies…

5G insight webminar organized by Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Singapore – deadline today

The insightful host Ludvig Landgren, VP and Head of Network Applications and Cloud Infrastructure at Ericsson (SEA, Oceania and India), will go through the basics of 5G and why it is seen as the game changer in a regional webinar organizes by Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Singapore . For anyone interested please register here…

Telenor Myanmar gets involved in assisting Central Committee for Covid-19 prevention

Since 9 April 2020, Telenor Myanmar has been using its platform to raise funds for the National-Level Central Committee for covid-19 Prevention, Control and Treatment through an SMS-enabled donation programme. Telenor is calling on its 22 million customers in Myanmar to be part of the nationwide prevention, control and treatment of covid-19. Customers can send…

Nokia 2.3 latest price updated in the Philippines

HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, recently launched the Nokia 2.3 in the Philippines. The Espoo, Finland-based HMD Global Oy is the new home of Nokia phones and tablets. With a commitment to innovation and quality, HMD is the proud exclusive licensee of the Nokia brand for mobile phones and tablets. Sancho Chak, general…

Nokia is closing R&D center in Phillippines

The Philippines’ trade secretary urged Nokia to assist its soon-to-be unemployed workers in finding jobs at other companies on 23rd January 2020. A week earlier, the company announced that it will be closing down its research and development center (R&D) in Quezon City at the end of the year. Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)…

DTAC announced new CEO

Norwegian telecommunications company Telenor who owns Thailand’s Total Access Communication Company (DTAC) has appointed Mr Sharad Mehrotra as a new chief executive, replacing Alexandra Reich, according to official statement on 16 January 2020. Mr Sharad Mehrotra, who joined Telenor 12 years ago, has served in senior management positions across Asia, including head of Telenor India.…