edotco partners with Metfone to expand connectivity across Cambodia

04 October 2021

 

edotco Cambodia has partnered with local player Metfone to deploy new telecommunications sites, further expanding the latter’s 2G, 3G, and 4G coverage across all 25 provinces in the country.

 

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Celcom targets 5G launch in Malaysia by year-end

04 October 2021

Celcom plans to go live with 5G soon

Celcom plans to go live with 5G soon

Malaysian mobile telecommunications provider Celcom Axiata Bhd is set to launch its 5G technology services by the end 2021, it said.

The operator added that it is on track with its plans to call time on 3G, starting at the end of this month in phases until completion targeted by December 31, 2021. Celcom said it is also working to increase 4G network coverage at 3,200 sites nationwide.

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Indosat Ooredoo launches 5G service in Jakarta

04 October 2021

Indonesia’s Indosat Ooredoo launched a commercial 5G network in the capital Jakarta.

The 5G internet service from Indosat is available in the Monas area, Medan Merdeka area, Indosat Oordeoo office and the Karawang industrial area, the telecommunications provider said.

“The new 5G services will provide Indosat Ooredoo’s consumer and business customers with access to enhanced mobile broadband internet that will help to accelerate Jakarta’s economic recovery and supporting the industry 4.0 era,” the firm said in a release. “5G services will empower a wide range of unique use cases that offer the potential to revolutionise the city’s manufacturing industry, public services, healthcare sector and meet the growing demand for digital content and entertainment services over mobile networks.”

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‘Pakistan to lag behind in smartphone usage and 5G coverage’, says GSMA

04 October 2021

Smartphone users in Pakistan are expected to increase 23% by 2025, but the country will still be at the lowest end in terms of phone usage and 5G internet in Asia Pacific.

That is according to the GSMA report “The Mobile Economy Asia Pacific 2021’, which highlights the 5G status in the region.

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