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Ericsson signed MoU in Vietnam

Swedish telecommunication company Ericsson has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Science and Technology in Vietnam on 28 November 2018. The MoU was signed to establish an Internet of Things (IoT) Innovation Hub, that will be located at Hòa Lạc Hi-Tech Park. It will foster IoT innovation amongst start-ups, enabling them…

Nokia has signed big contracts with Chinese companies

Finnish Nokia has on 7 November signed contracts with China Mobile, China Telecom and China Unicom at China International Import Expo in Shanghai. The contracts are worth a combined value of more than EUR 2 billion, according to Nokia. “We are excited to continue our close collaboration with these important customers in China, to drive…

Ericsson exports 5G equipment to Asian countries

Swedish Ericsson has started to export 5G-ready telecom equipment such as base stations and microwave gear to Thailand, Singapore and Indonesia. “The initial shipments consisting of Ericsson’s 5G-ready radio base stations and microwave equipment for 2G, 3G and 4G technologies have been delivered to Indonesia, Singapore and Thailand,” the company said during India Mobil Congress…

Danish PPP investment round table held in Vietnam

A round table discussion on a blended finance model solution for a public private partnership investment within the water sector in Vietnam took place on 9 Ocober under the co-organisation of the Embassy of Denmark in Vietnam, Grundfos, the Investment Fund for Developing Countries (IFU), Vietnam Water Supply and Sewage Association (VWSA) and Asia Society…

Finnish visit to Nokia Shanghai Bell

Team Finland led by Consul General Jan Wahlberg on 10 October visited the R&D Center at Nokia Shanghai Bell to discuss future cooperation. This Shanghai lab plays a unique role in building Nokia’s research eco-system in China by establishing extensive cooperation between Chinese customers and top universities in China for national key projects and consortium.…

Telenor hoping to enter Philippine market

Norwegian Telenor Group is in talks with potential partners in the Philippines. Telenor Group hopes that the Philippine government will choose them in their search for the third player in the Philippine telco industry, according to Business World. Deputy director for regional operations of Telenor, Shanshil Ahmed Shibly, says the Philippines is an interesting market…

Nokia successfully delivered wireless internet in Indonesia

Nokia’s first technology trial of wireless PON internet service in Indonesia went well. Finnish Nokia and XL Axiata, a leading Indonesian telecom operator, successfully deployed the first wireless PON (WPON) internet service in Indonesia as part of a technology trial. WPON is a service from Nokia that extends the reach of an internet fiber service…

Plan International and Telenor Group has entered new partnership

Plan International and Telenor Groups has announced a new partnership that includes Scandinavia, Myanmar and Thailand. On 25 September 2018 Plan International and Telenor Group announced a three years partnership, where they will collaborate on enhancing children and young people’s skills for a digital future. Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organization that…

Dtac filed lawsuit to protect mobile customers

The disagreement between Telenor’s dtac and Thailand’s telecom regulator NBTC (National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission) escalates as the telecommunications company filed a lawsuit before the Central Administrative Court on 6 September. This follows a dtac statement on 5 September, which expressed disappointment over the NBTC board’s lack of resolution on the joint dtac-CAT customer protection…