Sat, 20 Jan 2018 01:00:00
Ooredoo Myanmar steps up rollout of its 4G network
AN EXPANSION in Ooredoo Myanmar’s fourth generation (4G) network will be the key plank of the telecommunications operator’s business plans for this year.
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 01:00:00
NBTC favours changes to spectrum auctions
THE NATIONAL Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) will propose to its board that it consider suspending a planned auction of a 900 megahertz (MHz) licence and auction nine 1800MHz licences, instead of the originally planned three licences.
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 01:00:00
Protectionism meets reds-under-the-bed paranoia
The “last minute” decision by US telecoms carrier AT&T to drop a partnership deal with Huawei Technologies to sell the Chinese brand’s smartphones in the United States, as reported on Wednesday, is the result of political pressure rather than business considerations.
Tue, 09 Jan 2018 07:12:21
Samsung projects $14.1 billion Q4 operating profits
South Korean telecom giant Samsung Electronics expects to post record operating profits of $14.1 billion in the fourth quarter, it said Tuesday.
Sat, 06 Jan 2018 01:00:00
TOT and AIS sign on to Bt20 billion agreements
TOT has partnered with Advanced Info Services (AIS) in striking agreements worth more than Bt20 billion that cover the rental of telecommunications equipment and roaming telecommunication services.
Thu, 04 Jan 2018 07:06:37
BlackBerry, Baidu announce autonomous vehicle partnership
Canadian telecommunications software company BlackBerry and China's web giant Baidu on Wednesday announced a partnership for autonomous and connected vehicles.
Wed, 03 Jan 2018 14:49:25
TOT warns over fake emails
Telecommunications company TOT has warned its customers to be aware of phishing emails.
Wed, 03 Jan 2018 01:00:00
Mobile boom spurs online job hunt
ONLINE recruitment portals are among the beneficiaries of the increased mobile data use following reforms in Myanmar’s telecommunications sector, said Derek Beeftink, managing director of the business that operates work.com.mm.
Wed, 03 Jan 2018 01:00:00
Technology tapped in battle for edge in telecoms sector
MAJOR private and state telecommunications operators have deployed advanced technologies to strengthen their operations and to help their partners in other sectors pursue digital transformation.
Mon, 01 Jan 2018 15:28:17
Analogue TV broadcasts switched off
Television stations in several provinces stopped broadcasting analogue services on New Year’s Eve as part of the Office of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) policy to encourage the full use of the digital system.
Sat, 30 Dec 2017 01:00:00
Cambodia mobile operators urged to steer clear of price war
AFTER a year of toothless warnings against below-cost mobile deals – which it previously called suspicious and unfair – Cambodia’s telecommunications regulator has capitulated. Instead, it is beseeching operators to steer clear of confusing marketing and maintain the quality of their services.
Thu, 28 Dec 2017 19:23:39
More sophisticated AI, autonomous driving techs to appear in 2018: report
SEOUL - The report by LG Economic Research Institute said that the current level of self-driving technologies will be elevated along with the upcoming fifth-generation telecom network.
Wed, 27 Dec 2017 01:00:00
Customers paying the price of murky dealing in Thai telecom sector
After winning the auction for 4G mobile frequency licences in 2015, AIS and True are now demanding an extension to their payment deadline – effectively a rebate.
Mon, 25 Dec 2017 01:00:00
Third telco might not fit President’s forecast
FOUR telecommunication companies from countries other than China are interested in teaming up with a local partner to become the Philippines’ third telco player, a top official at the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) said.
Wed, 20 Dec 2017 15:07:52
TrueMove pays installment on spectrum
TrueMove H Universal Communication, one of the holders of 1800MHz mobile-phone spectrum licence, paid the second installment worth Bt9.948 billion of its auction fee, plus VAT of Bt696.36 million, to the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission on Wednesday.