The need for connectivity is universal and is continually growing as more and more aspects of our lives are enhanced by it. Service providers must, therefore, adapt to survive, transforming their architecture with open networks to deliver a superior user experience while growing sustainably and avoiding vendor lock-ins.
Operator Ooredoo Qatar has partnered with Ericsson, which will supply and implement a 4G network for Ooredoo’s oil and gas enterprise customers. The network will be deployed offshore to connect oil and gas enterprise facilities with arriving ships.
Viettel High Tech says it has successfully deployed and validated its 5G Open RAN gNodeB, co-developed with Qualcomm, on Viettel’s live network in Hanoi.
The Malaysian state of Selangor is working with the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) to achieve 100% 5G network coverage by 2025, according to a state government official.
Operator Ooredoo Qatar and Nokia are claiming a significant milestone with the establishment of the Middle East and Africa’s first private wireless network in the region for the energy sector.