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Alcatel-Lucent sets new world record broadband speed of 10 Gbps over traditional copper telephone lines

Bell Labs, the research arm of Alcatel-Lucent, has set a new broadband speed record of 10 gigabits-per-second (Gbps) using traditional copper telephone lines and a prototype technology that demonstrates how existing copper access networks can be used to deliver 1Gbps symmetrical ultra-broadband access services. Achieving 1 Gbps ‘symmetrical’ services – where bandwidth can be split to provide simultaneous upload and ...

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Youth & apps to drive smartphone & data usage in South East Asia says Ericsson

Ericsson releases its first appendix to the Ericsson Mobility Report that specifically covers the South East Asia and Oceania region. The appendix illustrates the differences across the region, including smartphone uptake, access to LTE, and network performance. Three key trends driving ICT growth in the region are youth culture, urbanization and the rise of smartphones. The region’s youth population of ...

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300 mobile operators have commercially launched LTE networks in 107 countries

To date, 300 mobile operators have commercially launched LTE networks in 107 countries, according to a data released by GSA (Global mobile Suppliers Association) in its latest LTE report. 35 LTE networks have launched so far in 2014. The total number of commercial 4G LTE networks is expected to exceed 350 before the end of this year.

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Nokia reinvents its business- Networks, HERE & Technologies

After completing the sale of its Devices and Services business to Microsoft on 25th April 2014, Nokia is reinventing its business with a three-pronged approach: Networks, HERE, and Technologies. While it’s no longer a manufacturer of mobile devices, its expertise in mobile broadband technology remains its core business proposition; a 2.7 billion Euro business as seen in its Q1 2014 ...

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MyKRIS to provide secure Internet & Intranet services for Courts Malaysia

MyKRIS Limited, a Tier-1 Malaysian Internet Content & Services Provider (ICSP) listed in New Zealand, announced that it has secured a RM5.2 million nationwide contract to provide secure Internet and Intranet services for Courts (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd. The three (3) year contract with Courts will see MyKRIS providing WAN Network Management services for all 74 nationwide Courts branches.

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The 10 Hot Consumer Trends in 2014

With 2013 coming to an end, Ericsson ConsumerLab has identified the hottest consumer trends for 2014 and beyond. For more than 15 years, ConsumerLab has conducted research to explore people’s values, behaviors and ways of using ICT products and services. The 10 Hot Consumer Trends in 2014, according to Ericsson below:

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Global smartphone subscriptions to reach 5.6 billion by 2019

The latest Ericsson Mobility Report reveals that mobile subscriptions are expected to reach 9.3 billion by 2019, and more than 60 percent of these – 5.6 billion – will be for smartphones. To support the smartphone user experience, WCDMA/HSPA networks are predicted to cover 90 percent of the world’s population by 2019. Moreover, almost two-thirds (65 percent) of the world’s ...

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Ericsson named number one telecoms software leader

Ericsson announced that it has been named the worldwide overall telecoms software revenue leader by Analysys Mason. The “Telecoms Software: Worldwide Market Shares 2012″ report was published in September and also ranks Ericsson first in worldwide market share across 17 key segments, including service fulfillment, service delivery platforms, and network management systems.

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Celcom appoints NSN for LTE Network Rollout in the Klang Valley

Celcom Axiata Berhad (Celcom) has appointed  Nokia Solutions and Networks(NSN) to roll out its Long Term Evolution(LTE) network in the Klang Valley, which comprises Kuala Lumpur and the surrounding suburbs. As part of the contract, NSN will supply Celcom the network infrastructure for the 2600 MHz and 1800 MHz frequency bands for LTE services, and refarming services for its 1800 MHz ...

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Instant messaging are driving smartphone uptake in Malaysia, says Ericsson

Ericsson ConsumerLab in Southeast Asia and Oceania undertook analysis of an online panel study of 500 Malaysian residents aged 16-60 who are daily internet users. This was part of a survey of 43 countries covering a total of 38,000 people carried out by TNS. [L-R: Todd Ashton, President of Ericsson Malaysia and Sri Lanka & Afrizal Abdul Rahim, Head of ConsumerLab ...

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Nokia to fully acquire Nokia Siemens Networks(NSN)

Nokia Corporationhas announced today that it will be fully acquiring Nokia Siemens Networks(NSN). As part of the deal, Nokia have entered into a definitive agreement which Nokia will acquire Siemens’ entire 50% stake in their joint venture. The purchase price for Siemens’ stake is EUR 1.7 billion(estimated US$ 2.2 billion) and the transaction is expected to close during the third ...

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Measat trials UHDTV with Ericsson

MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. has begun trials with Ericsson to demonstrate the ability to provide live Ultra High Definition TV (UHDTV) video contribution over MEASAT’s satellite network. As UHDTV gains momentum and operators explore how it can become part of the future roadmap, there remains the challenge of enabling necessary workflows through the entire broadcasting ecosystem to the home. ...

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LTE & Smartphones are Driving Video Traffic Growth- Ericsson

The new edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report (June 2013) reveals that mobile-data traffic will continue to grow significantly in the coming years, a trend driven mainly by video. Overall data traffic is expected to grow 12-fold by the end of 2018. Ericsson said that the increasing usage is driven by continual growth in the amount of content available as ...

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DiGi to implement Ericsson Device Connection Platform

Malaysian operator DiGi Telecommunications has selected Ericsson to implement the Device Connection Platform, delivered as a service by Ericsson. The solution will provide DiGi and its enterprise customers with everything they need to deploy, manage and monetize millions of machine-to-machine (M2M) and consumer-electronics devices. A managed connectivity platform, the Ericsson Device Connection Platform is a service allowing mobile operators and ...

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6 Questions with Ericsson Malaysia [Q&A]

MalaysianWireless met with Ericsson Malaysia recently and we asked them 6 questions. Two people from Ericsson was kind enough to reply, they are Todd Ashton (President of Ericsson Malaysia & Sri Lanka) & Petra Schirren, (Head of Engagement Practice – Mobile Broadband, Ericsson South East Asia & Oceania). [Todd Ashton, President of Ericsson Malaysia & Sri Lanka & Petra Schirren, Head of ...

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