3G

With 3G gone, whither Malaysia's basic mobile network services?
3G spectrum refarming is a common method to make way for more efficient 4G and 5G technology. But the key to success is to do it orderly and systematically. Is Malaysia government's fast tracking of this process putting it at a disadvantage? Edwin Yapp explores.
Malaysia's 5G spectrum conundrum: A blessing in disguise?
Unpredictable turn of events have forced Malaysia to delay its initial aggressive plans to award 5G spectra to mobile operators. But is this necessarily a bad thing? Edwin Yapp explores these complex issues in a Malaysia that has been dominated by Covid-19 headlines and a change in government in 2020.
Malaysia's disparity in mobile network connectivity
Users on Celcom’s network enjoy the highest connectivity in densely populated regions with 4G availability of over 90%.
Indonesia on the verge of becoming a digital economy giant in SEA
GSMA report estimates that assigning 700 MHz to mobile broadband would deliver US$11 billion over 10 years.
Telco Deep Dive 2017: Malaysian spectrum refarming: Where are we after a year?
Where are the Malaysian telcos at in regards to their spectrum refarming? DNA takes a look in its latest Telco Deep Dive.
5G is a ways off, but gestation is shorter this time
Edwin Yapp reflects on his time spent at MWC Shanghai and comes away with a few conclusions.
ZTE sets its sights on Asean to boost growth
ZTE has made inroads through its pre-5G and upcoming 5G technology. Edwin Yapp reports from Mobile World Congress Asia.
LTE set to become the dominant mobile access technology: Ericsson Mobility Report
In Indonesia, LTE subscriptions will grow significantly with a projected 65% of total mobile subscriptions by 2022.
XL Axiata enters the black with US$12.25 mil net profit, revenue declines
PT XL Axiata Tbk posts a year-on-year net profit of Rp160 billion (US$12.25 million) from a loss of Rp507 billion (US$38.8 million) for 9M16, ended in Sept 30.
Shelf life of IT pros: The quest to stay technical
Spurred on by a recent columnist comments, Edwin Yapp ponders whether techincal personnel in the wireless industry reach a ceiling and wonders whether it should be so.
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