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  • Australia's Vocus Communications has announced the launch of its Australia-Singapore Cable (ASC) in Indonesia, in conjunction with landing partner XL Axiata.

    The ASC will be a 4,600km cable system linking Perth on the west coast of Australia to Singapore via Jakarta in Indonesia as well as Christmas Island.

    The four fiber pair network will have an initial design capacity of…

    Telecom Asia News on Tuesday, 12 December 2017
  • Singapore maintained its position of having both the world's fastest fixed broadband speeds and Asia-Pacific's fastest mobile broadband speeds in November, according to the latest Speedtest results from Ookla.

    Singapore recorded average fixed download speeds of 153.85Mbps and mobile broadband speeds of 51.5Mbps, placing it fourth in the world behind Norway, the Netherlands and Iceland…

    Telecom Asia News on Tuesday, 12 December 2017
  • Spending on 5G network equipment is expected to grow to account for 40% of all wireless network spending by the end of 2025, SNS Research predicts.

    The research firm's latest reports on the wireless infrastructure market also project that spending on 2G, 3G and 4G network equipment declined 4% this year to $53.76 billion.

    But the company predicts that investments in 5G new…

    Telecom Asia News on Tuesday, 12 December 2017
  • VMware and Carbon Black have teamed up with the goal of transforming current approaches to cloud and data center security.

    The companies have developed a joint solution combining VMware AppDefense and Cb Defense’s advanced threat protection to provide a one-two punch for stopping threats to applications inside the data center.

    As applications become more distributed and dynamic…

    Telecom Asia News on Tuesday, 12 December 2017
  • Singtel and Ericsson have announced they have achieved a peak speed of 1.1Gbps during a trial of license-assisted access (LAA) technology in an Asia-Pacific first.

    The trial in a Singtel laboratory combined key LTE technologies including 256 quadrature amplitude modulation (256 QAM), 4 x multiple-input-multiple-output (4x4 MIMO) and carrier aggregation in both licensed an unlicensed…

    Telecom Asia News on Tuesday, 12 December 2017