Latest Scandinavian Telecommunications News

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…

Finnish TV will hit China

China will launch Nordic TV in China in a cooperation with a Finnish operator and is also producing episodes about the Finnish film industry. Finnish telecommunications company Elisa has partnered with China Broadcasting and Television Media (CBM) to bring Nordic TV to Chinese households. Nordic TV is a subscriber video-on-demand service that contains Nordic films,…

dtac TriNet won 1800 MHz spectrum license

Total Access Communication Public Company Limited, or dtac, announced on 19 August that dtac TriNet has won a license for 2x5MHz on the 1800 MHz band in the auctions held by the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) for spectrum licensing for telecommunications service. dtac’s auction win, at a price of 12.511 billion baht, was…

Swedish MNCs continue to view Malaysia, Greater KL as ideal Asia investment place

Sweden and Malaysia’s ties as trade and investment partners go way back. In the 1960’s, the Swedish companies such as Volvo, Ericsson, Sandvik, Alfa Laval and Scania established themselves in Malaysia. The first car ever produced in Malaysia was a Volvo, made by Sweden at Volvo’s car producing plant in Shah Alam in 1967. In…

Dtac decides to bid on one and reject one MHz spectrum auction

Aiming to increase 4G network capacity and continue 2G services for millions of subscribers Telenor’s dtac (Total Access Communication Public Company Limited) announced on 8 August that the Board of Directors had agreed to submit an application for spectrum licensing for telecommunications service in the frequency band of 1800 MHz to the Office of National…

Vietnam: Swedish ambassador meets with Minister of Investment

The Swedish ambassador in Vietnam, Pereric Högberg, has meet with Minister of Planning and Investment, Nguyen Chi Dung, to discuss cooperation in telecommunications. The Swedish ambassador in Vietnam, Pereric Högberg, has meet with Minister of Planning and Investment, Nguyen Chi Dung, to discuss cooperation in telecommunications. Besides the ambassador and the minister, Swedish business men…

New survey looks at Scandinavian and Asian women’s use of phones

No matter if you are a Scandinavian or Asian woman your most frequent mobile activity is probably scrolling through social media apps or sending messages to friends. But when you attend a funeral, your home country might determine if you find it inappropriate or not to bring a phone. These are some of the similarities…