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  • Although the big selling point of Apple's newly-announced Apple Watch Series 3 is its cellular connectivity, Canalys has noted that this functionality will launch with a limited addressable market.

    The Apple Watch 3 – announced earlier this month along side the new iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X smartphones – will have an integrated eSIM to support both LTE and UMTS connectivity…

    Telecom Asia News on Friday, 22 September 2017
  • SK Telecom has announced the completion of a successful test run of a self-driving vehicle in public as part of its foray into the autonomous and connected vehicle segment.

    During the test run, the operator's self-driving car traveled 26 kilometers in real world traffic conditions at a speed of up to 80 kilometers per hour.

    The demonstration took place on Korea's most heavily…

    Telecom Asia News on Friday, 22 September 2017
  • Myanmar's Co-Operative Limited Bank (CB Bank) will next month facilitate contactless payments acceptance in Myanmar.

    CB Bank will facilitate the development of a network of Mastercard Contactless-enabled merchants across over 5,000 of its access points in Myanmar by the end of 2017, including supermarkets, convenience stores and petrol stations.

    “The launch of contactless…

    Telecom Asia News on Friday, 22 September 2017
  • 3 Hong Kong, the mobile arm under Hutchison Telecommunications Hong Kong Holdings Limited (HTHKH), has completed construction of a city-wide NB-IoT network on the 900-MHz spectrum band, with technology partner Huawei Technologies.

    3 HK and Huawei have built the NB-IoT infrastructure with NB-IoT modules designed in accordance with the 3GPP standard to facilitate tests and development of…

    Telecom Asia News on Friday, 22 September 2017
  • Australian operator Telstra has unveiled its new ‘Liberate’ service which will allow business customers to use their fixed line number and unified communications features on their mobile devices.

    According to GlobalData research, for every fixed line in business, there are 2.4 mobile lines. In addition, employees are also relying on personal devices and consumer technology to…

    Telecom Asia News on Friday, 22 September 2017