Intense competition partly resulted in the declining Maxis subscriber base -- lowest level in 7 years Digi also had experienced its "first" in Q3 2016
Singtel said it has completed the landing of the SEA-ME-WE 5 undersea cable at Tuas, marking a major step towards its completion by the end of the year.
There will be 150 million 5G mobile subscriptions by 2021, with South Korea, Japan, China and the US expected to lead with the first, and fastest, 5G subscription uptake, according to the latest edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report.
Ruckus Wireless Inc said it has begun shipping a new virtual data plane for WiFi that segregates data traffic from control traffic on large wireless networks.
By the year 2020, advanced mobile technology will be commonplace around the globe – smartphone subscriptions will more than double to reach 6.1 billion people; 70% of the world’s population will be using smartphones; and 90% will be covered by mobile broadband networks, according to the latest Ericsson Mobility Report.
According to the Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI) Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast for 2013 to 2018, worldwide mobile data traffic will increase nearly 11-fold over the next four years and reach an annual run rate of 190 exabytes by 2018.
A Bell Labs study released Dec 3 by Alcatel-Lucent indicates that data traffic on metropolitan access and aggregation networks is set to increase 560% by 2017, driven by demand for video and the proliferation of data centres.
According to the Cisco Visual Networking Index Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast for 2012 to 2017, worldwide mobile data traffic will increase 13-fold over the next five years, reaching 11.2 exabytes per month (for an annual run-rate of 134 exabytes) by 2017.