From left: FET President Yvonne Li, FET Chairperson Douglas Hsu, Ericsson President & CEO Jan Frykhammar, and Head of Ericsson Taiwan Håkan Cervell.

FET (Far EasTone), Ericsson to expand cooperation on 5G, IoT in Taiwan

Taiwan — Ericsson announced the extension of its contract with Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET). Under the terms, Ericsson will deploy its new radio technology on the 2.6 GHz frequency band in FET’s network, allowing the…

SK Telecom-BMW 5G Connected Car

SK Telecom, BMW demo the world’s first 5G connected car

South Korea — SK Telecom have deployed the largest mmWave pre-standard 5G trial network using the 28GHz band at BMW’s driving centre in Incheon and says it has demonstrated the world’s first 5G-based connected car….

SmarTone Ericsson 5G contract

SmarTone signs ‘pre-5G’ contract with Ericsson

Hong Kong — SmarTone has signed a 5-year contract with Ericsson for the supply of core and radio access network (RAN) equipment. SmarTone CTO, Stephen Chau, said, “SmarTone is pleased to extend our strategic partnership…

Ernest Cu, President and CEO of Globe Telecoms

Globe Telecom preparing for IoT and 5G with planned 4.5G Pro, Carrier SDN, IP and Optical technologies

Philippines — Globe Telecom, a leading telecom operator in the Philippines, and Nokia have signed two Memoranda of Confirmation frame agreements – one for wireless technologies and the other for IP, Optical and SDN technologies…

China Mobile Partnership Members Sign MoU to Accelerate Strategic Collaboration

China Mobile, the world’s largest telecommunications operator by network scale, customer base and market capitalization, today announces that the memoranda of understanding (MoU) by and between China Mobile International Limited (CMI), StarHub Mobile Pte Ltd…


Nokia, Comarch build partnership for IoT R&D

Comarch, a global innovative software house and provider of IT solutions and services for telecommunications companies, has forged a technology partnership in the fields of Machine to Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) with…