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  • China and the US have reportedly agreed on the broad outline of an agreement to overturn the US ban on ZTE importing US components and allow the Chinese vendor to get back in business.

    According to a Wall Street Journal report, the proposed settlement would involve ZTE agreeing to make major management and board changes and to pay potentially significant additional fines.

    The…

    Telecom Asia News on Thursday, 24 May 2018
  • China Mobile International has established a new Japan office in Tokyo to support its expansion in the market ahead of the 2020 Olympic Games.

    The new office will provide localized telecommunications services for Chinese enterprises in Japan, as well as offering a communication bridge for Japanese companies to access the Chinese market and the countries involved in China's Belt and…

    Telecom Asia News on Thursday, 24 May 2018
  • IoT is already growing quickly, and edge computing is rapidly becoming a major trend. But in my opinion, what will really light a fire under both is the consumerization of IoT.

    IoT is, of course, a growing trend in enterprises, and in industry. In fact, in IT circles, the discussion is mostly about Industrial IoT (IIoT), and the increased connectedness and automation of plant and…

    Telecom Asia News on Wednesday, 23 May 2018
  • Singapore MVNO Circles.Life has launched a no-cost Flexi Plan offering 1GB of mobile data, 30 minutes of talktime and 10 SMS per month.

    Customers will be able to register for a SIM without entering credit card details, only providing their name, identification card number and address.

    Additional data, talk time and SMS can be purchased via the CirclesCare app, including 2GB of…

    Telecom Asia News on Wednesday, 23 May 2018
  • Australia's Optus has been fined A$1.5 million ($1.1 million) for allegedly misleading customers during their transition from Optus' legacy hybrid fiber coaxial (HFC) network to the national broadband network (NBN).

    A federal court has ordered wholly-owned Singtel subsidiary Optus to pay the penalties in response to legal action from the Australian Consumer and Competition Commission (…

    Telecom Asia News on Wednesday, 23 May 2018