Figure 1: Use of 5G spectrum between 24.25 GHz and 29.5 GHz, countries/territories plotted by status of most advanced operator activities

The rise of mmWave, by GSA

Author: Joe Barrett, President, Global mobile Suppliers Association (GSACom) 5G mmWave spectrum offers large amounts of bandwidth to support far greater capacity, faster downloads and more subscribers. It is ideally suitable for high data throughput applications such as video communications, video animations and data hungry applications such as virtual and augmented reality. But what is the current state of mmWave spectrum licensing and network deployment around …

Your questions answered by Benny Hu, HGC Global Communications

On 6th May 2020, Telecoms World Asia hosted a live webinar featuring renowned telecom leaders from AP Telecom, HGC Global Communications, PCCW Global, Sri Lanka Telecom and SUPERNAP Thailand, where they discussed topics revolving SDN’s role in supporting growing traffic and the approaches in resolving data centre network issues. Data centres are constantly evolving and SDN is playing a key …

APAC to lead the world in 5G adoption

From Singapore and Australia to South Korea, enterprises and telcos across the Asia-Pacific region have been readying themselves for the next big leap in mobile connectivity that promises to speed up business operations and improve lives. The world has seen similar upgrades in mobile connectivity, each time sparking new applications, from video calling to over-the-top media streaming. This time, the …

5 Questions with Edmund Rey Santos, Smart Communications

Telecoms World Asia recently spoke with Edmund Rey Santos of Smart Communications to discuss how he is currently leading Smart’s Strategic Communication programs across various departments. At Telecoms World Asia in 2020, Edmund will be sharing his experiences on the ‘Digitized Consumer’ and how telecommunication operators can work to bridge the gap between technology and consumers in future years. 1. …

Interview with Nitipong Boon-Long, SUPERNAP Thailand

As hyperscale operators’ CAPEX on data centers continue to grow substantially year on year, is it vital for data centers around the world to evolve and adjust to the rising demand for storage and data-computing capacity. Nitipong Boon-Long, PhD, Commercial Director, who is also participating on the panel discussion “Data, Investment and Technology: Establishing Thailand at the centre of the Greater …

Interview with SK Telecom’s Woohyun Nam

With the agenda of Telecoms World Asia heavily influenced by thought leaders of Asia, we are happy to announce that SK Telecom will again be sharing their experiences over the past year on the future of the telecoms sector, the growth of 5G and new edge computing technologies in the industry. As part of this, the team recently spoke with …

Discussing the telco digital future with Nathan Bell, M1

As part of the build-up to Telecoms World Asia 2020, we have been discussing the future of the telco landscape with some of our speakers for the show. We are delighted to welcome Nathan Bell, who is currently leading M1’s digital transformation in Singapore. Formerly of Telstra, Nathan is Chief Digital Officer across digital product and systems at M1. You …

Speaking with Carlos Alimurung, ONE Esports

Esports is becoming a growing market for the telecommunications industry – with the role of 5G set to solidly the relationship between Esports and telco industry. At Telecoms World Asia we recently spoke with Carlos Alimurung, an Esports industry expert and the current CEO of ONE Esports, who are set to have a big impact on the industry landscape in …

Sitting down with Tran The Phuong of Vietnam’s Authority of Telecommunications (VNTA)

As part of Telecoms World Asia 2020 agenda, we are once again placing a heavy focus on the telecommunications industry in some of Asia’s hot emerging markets. How to connect and grow emerging markets is set to become a high point of discussion in the new decade, so we spoke with VNTA’s Tran The Phuong, about how Vietnam’s telecommunications authority views …