Malaysian telcos in the dark as govt reallocates spectrum
After first announcing an auction for spectrum, the Malaysian Government did a U-turn and allocated spectrum anyway, saying it would impose yet-to-be-named upfront fees. Stymied? So’s the industry.
Regulators should consider higher frequency bands for 5G: Ericsson
5G can be deployed on either low or high frequency bands, with each having its own strengths and weaknesses, says Ericsson’s Asia Pacific CTO.
Urgent need to allocate spectrum, governments warned
At the start of the WRC-15 treaty negotiations, the GSMA called on governments across the world to allocate the spectrum required to drive the continued global growth of mobile broadband.
Satcom solutions provider Global Invacom poised for next wave
Singapore-based satellite communications solutions provider Global Invacom is set for the next technology shift, and plans to grow with it, Benjamin Cher reports.
IDA to release more spectrum, to allow entry of new operator
The Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) is proposing to release more spectrum for mobile broadband services and to facilitate the entry of a new mobile operator.
The wireless giant in Telekom Malaysia awakens
Telekom Malaysia got back into the wireless ring last week with the launch of its TMgo service. Edwin Yapp breaks down the significance of the launch and analyses what the impact would be on the industry.
Telco Deep Dive: Two sides to Malaysia’s digital TV story
On May 26, Digital News Asia (DNA) released its first Deep Dive report, which looked at the telecommunications space in Malaysia. In this article, Goh Thean Eu looks at how Malaysia intends to roll out digital TV, and why mobile telcos are eyeing the freed up spectrum.
Telco Deep Dive: No clear winner in Malaysia’s LTE race
On May 26, Digital News Asia (DNA) released its first Deep Dive report, which looked at the telecommunications space in Malaysia. Over these next two weeks, we will be publishing the articles from the PDF report on our portal, plus other stories. In this article, Analysys Mason’s Tom Mowat looks at how the LTE competition is playing out from the spectrum perspective.
Week in Review: Mat Rakyat to be the ultimate winner in spectrum race
Week In Review by Digital News Asia CEO Karamjit Singh. This week, telco matter take the spotlight as DiGi gets hit by RM10,000 fine for poor customer service and the race for more spectrum will be decided by who serves their customer the best.
MCMC issues spectrum for 4G
The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission has announced the allocation of the much-anticipated 2600 MHz spectrum band, paving the way for Malaysians to enjoy 4G services which could offer mobile broadband speeds in excess of 100 Mbps.