To be held from March 2-5 in Barcelona, Mobile World Congress will centre on what many industry pundits believe is the new frontier for mobility: The exponential growth of mobile data and the convergence of connectivity, as well as advanced wireless technologies, Edwin Yapp reports.
The recent restructuring of Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN) that will see it being folded into parent company Nokia Corp may herald new beginnings for the iconic telco gear maker, but one analyst believes there are still challenges ahead, writes Edwin Yapp.
Nokia Solutions and Netowrks (NSN) confident it can grow its market share in today’s highly competitive wireless infrastructure landscape, especially since it reengineered itself to be much more focused on the mobile broadband business in the past two years, according to its top regional executive.
Celcom Axiata Berhad (Celcom), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Axiata Group Berhad, has awarded Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN) a three-year contract for its LTE (Long Term Evolution) solutions and services in the Klang Valley, which comprises Kuala Lumpur and the surrounding suburbs.
With Maxis taking a market leadership position in LTE rollout in Malaysia, it is timely to ask two questions: Will the LTE market be a handset-dominated one? And will Maxis adopt a premium positioning? Karamjit Singh explores the issue.
It is no surprise that the impact of China vendors Huawei and ZTE in the telecommunications vendor space has forced a brutal slashing of prices. Established players such as Ericsson, Motorola, Alcatel-Lucent, Siemens and Nokia have been forced to undertake dramatic restructurings to compete.