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  • China Unicom and its subsidiaries plan to deploy small cells from Nokia to enhance its 3G and 4G coverage and capacity.

    Unicom will deploy Flexi Zone small cells in 31 provinces, in both indoor and outdoor locations and in urban and rural areas. These provinces represent 20% of the company's network and include Shanghai, Sichuan and Hunan.

    The operator is pursuing the…

    Telecom Asia News on Friday, 17 November 2017
  • Hong Kong enterprise fixed line operator WTT Hong Kong – through parent company WTT Investment – has raised $670 million with its debut on the international capital markets.

    The company has priced $670 million in senior notes due November 21 2022 at a fixed coupon of 5.5% and priced to yield 5.5% per annum.

    WTT Investment plans to use the proceeds of the offering to refinance…

    Telecom Asia News on Friday, 17 November 2017
  • VMware and Cisco are engaged in a two-horse race for control of the SD-WAN market following a wave of consolidation and acquisitions, according to IHS Markit.

    The research firm said VMware recently acquired the SD-WAN market leader by revenue share VeloCloud, which followed Cisco's acquisition of second-ranked Viptela in the first half of the year.

    IHS Markit senior research…

    Telecom Asia News on Friday, 17 November 2017
  • Knowledge transfer between industry and science is fundamental to innovation. There are important differences across scientific disciplines and sectors of activity in that, for instance, the financial and pharmaceutical sectors have different demands for science inputs. This paper reviews the data sources and associated methodologies available to measure different types of science-industry…
    Economic Papers on ICT on Friday, 17 November 2017
  • Singapore, November 16, 2017 – Telecom Asia marked the tenth anniversary of its Readers' Choice & Innovation Awards at the Novotel Hotel in Singapore Thursday night. A total of 21 awards were presented to 17 firms during a gala awards ceremony.

    Huawei Technologies was the big winner with awards in three categories. The company’s latest 5G offering—New Radio and New Use…

    Telecom Asia News on Thursday, 16 November 2017