Asia & Asia Pacifichttp://www.capacitymedia.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2191©2018 Capacity Media60Asia & Asia PacificRostelecom picks ZTE to upgrade its networkZTE announces that it has won a 70% share of the first stage of the access network modernisation project with Russian operator Rostelecom.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3788599/Rostelecom-picks-ZTE-to-upgrade-its-network.htmlTue, 20 Feb 2018 16:45:00 GMTChina Mobile conducts 400G optical transmission trialsChina Mobile's Research Institute, in partnership with ZTE, has successfully completed tests for single-carrier 400G optical transport networking (OTN).http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3788399/China-Mobile-conducts-400G-optical-transmission-trials.htmlMon, 19 Feb 2018 17:00:00 GMTRCom shareholders approve asset monetisation planReliance Communications’ (RCom) shareholders have green-lit an asset monetisation plan that sees the company sell off spectrum, tower, fibre and telecom infrastructure.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3788099/RCom-shareholders-approve-asset-monetisation-plan.htmlFri, 16 Feb 2018 15:30:00 GMTMyanmar’s two newest telcos ready to roll out 4GMyTel and Amara Communications, the newest entrants to the Myanmar telecoms market, have announced their plans for the deployment of 4G.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3788005/Myanmars-two-newest-telcos-ready-to-roll-out-4G.htmlFri, 16 Feb 2018 12:30:00 GMTGlobe Telecom holding talks over independent tower firmGlobe Telecom has opened discussions with an unnamed company about plans to outsource the building of its cell towers.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3787776/Globe-Telecom-holding-talks-over-independent-tower-firm.htmlThu, 15 Feb 2018 13:00:00 GMTBharti Airtel examines selling stake in African mobile operationsIndian operator Bharti Airtel is considering selling shares in its African operation, which has 14 operations from Burkina Faso to Zambia.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3787763/Bharti-Airtel-examines-selling-stake-in-African-mobile-operations.htmlThu, 15 Feb 2018 12:15:00 GMTNTT reports mixed results for nine month financialsNTT Communications has released its financial results for the nine months ended 31 December 2017.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3787283/NTT-reports-mixed-results-for-nine-month-financials.htmlTue, 13 Feb 2018 14:15:00 GMTOracle announces 12 new data centre locations for cloudOracle has unveiled plans to launch 12 new data centre regions, expanding its new enterprise cloud platform to Asia.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3787287/Oracle-announces-12-new-data-centre-locations-for-cloud.htmlTue, 13 Feb 2018 14:00:00 GMTSingtel to boost 4G speed to 1Gbps after trial with EricssonSingtel and Ericsson have demonstrated 1Gbps on the mobile network of the Singapore operator, which plans to offer the service later this year.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3787020/Singtel-to-boost-4G-speed-to-1Gbps-after-trial-with-Ericsson.htmlMon, 12 Feb 2018 12:15:00 GMTViavi partners with China Mobile to deliver 5G by 2019Viavi Solutions will provide hardware technologies to China Mobile to support the deployment of 5G services in China by the end of 2019.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3787006/Viavi-partners-with-China-Mobile-to-deliver-5G-by-2019.htmlMon, 12 Feb 2018 11:45:00 GMTCoriant and New H3C partner to drive digital transformation in ChinaCoriant and New H3C Group (HP Enterprise & Unigroup), a leader of ICT services in China, has entered into an agreement together to drive digital transformation in China.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3786694/Coriant-and-New-H3C-partner-to-drive-digital-transformation-in-China.htmlFri, 09 Feb 2018 11:45:00 GMTIoT ‘to create 20% of telco revenue by 2025’, says HuaweiTelecoms operators will be making 20% of their total revenue from the internet of things (IoT) by 2025, believes Chinese equipment vendor Huawei.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3786701/IoT-to-create-20-of-telco-revenue-by-2025-says-Huawei.htmlFri, 09 Feb 2018 11:45:00 GMTTRAI aims for $100bn of communication investment by 2022The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) would like to attract $100 billion of investment in the country’s communication sector by 2022, it has revealed amongst its National Telecom Policy 2018 proposals.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3786542/TRAI-aims-for-100bn-of-communication-investment-by-2022.htmlThu, 08 Feb 2018 14:15:00 GMTTelehouse and Sabey Data Centers strike partner allianceKDDI Group’s Telehouse has teamed up with Seattle-based Sabey Data Centers which will see respective businesses extend their data centre and connectivity ecosystem footprints.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3786479/Telehouse-and-Sabey-Data-Centers-strike-partner-alliance.htmlThu, 08 Feb 2018 13:30:00 GMTEthernity appoints O’Hara to VP of worldwide salesEthernity Networks, the provider of data processing technology, has appointed Rob O’Hara as its new vice president of worldwide sales.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3786407/Ethernity-appoints-OHara-to-VP-of-worldwide-sales.htmlThu, 08 Feb 2018 13:00:00 GMTPCCW Global strikes partnership with payments firm YoutapPCCW Global has struck an agreement with Youtap to expand distribution of the contactless payments provider’s services as a complement to HKT’s Tap & Go solution.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3786408/PCCW-Global-strikes-partnership-with-payments-firm-Youtap.htmlThu, 08 Feb 2018 12:15:00 GMTiBasis partners with Viettel for 3G and 4G roaming servicesViettel, the Vietnamese mobile operator, has connected to iBasis’ IPX network to offer 3G and 4G roaming services.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3786118/iBasis-partners-with-Viettel-for-3G-and-4G-roaming-services.htmlWed, 07 Feb 2018 14:00:00 GMTSoftBank aiming to list domestic operation in 2018Japanese technology giant SoftBank has set out plans to list its domestic telecoms arm later this year, according to a report from Reuters.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3786104/SoftBank-aiming-to-list-domestic-operation-in-2018.htmlWed, 07 Feb 2018 13:00:00 GMTChina calls in mobile operators to support claim to disputed islandsChina is reinforcing its claim to disputed islands in the South China Sea by telling the country’s three operators to build 4G networks.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3786096/China-calls-in-mobile-operators-to-support-claim-to-disputed-islands.htmlWed, 07 Feb 2018 11:00:00 GMTGPX enhancing carrier-neutral portfolio with Mumbai 2 facilityGPX Global Systems has today announced the expansion of its presence in Mumbai with the addition of its Tier 4 16MW GPX Mumbai 2 facility.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3786090/GPX-enhancing-carrier-neutral-portfolio-with-Mumbai-2-facility.htmlWed, 07 Feb 2018 10:15:00 GMTOoredoo Myanmar rolls out 4G+ across 200 locationsOoredoo Myanmar has successfully rolled out 4G+ across 200 localities as part of a major nationwide network and infrastructure project.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3785790/Ooredoo-Myanmar-rolls-out-4G+-across-200-locations.htmlTue, 06 Feb 2018 13:15:00 GMT95% of all data centre traffic will come from the cloud by 2021Cisco's 7th annual Global Cloud Index (2016-2021) claims that data centre traffic will reach 95% by 2021, up 7% from 2016.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3785759/95-of-all-data-centre-traffic-will-come-from-the-cloud-by-2021.htmlTue, 06 Feb 2018 12:30:00 GMTSingtel spends $413m on increasing stake in AirtelSingtel is increasing its stake in Indian and African operator Bharti Airtel at a cost of $413 million.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3785733/Singtel-spends-413m-on-increasing-stake-in-Airtel.htmlTue, 06 Feb 2018 10:45:00 GMTChina Unicom and Nokia to deploy cloud-native core networkNokia and China Unicom have partnered together to roll-out a cloud-native core network in seven Chinese provinces.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3785518/China-Unicom-and-Nokia-to-deploy-cloud-native-core-network.htmlMon, 05 Feb 2018 12:45:00 GMTTelstra launches 5G Innovation CentreTelstra has launched a new 5G Innovation Centre in Australia aimed at testing and developing next generation mobile services ahead of a 5G launch in the country.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3785520/Telstra-launches-5G-Innovation-Centre.htmlMon, 05 Feb 2018 12:15:00 GMTEquinix and London top Cloudscene's latest leaderboardsCloudscene has released its global data centre operator rankings for Q4 2017 and has listed the top 50 emerging colocation markets in 2018.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3785526/Equinix-and-London-top-Cloudscenes-latest-leaderboards.htmlMon, 05 Feb 2018 11:30:00 GMTSamoa to be TE SubCom base for Pacific subsea cable maintenanceTE SubCom is to build a depot in Samoa as a maintenance centre to service 20 Pacific subsea cable systems.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3785475/Samoa-to-be-TE-SubCom-base-for-Pacific-subsea-cable-maintenance.htmlMon, 05 Feb 2018 11:00:00 GMTCloud infrastructure spend up 44% in 2017Spend on cloud infrastructure services jumped 46% to over $13 billion in the final quarter of 2017 when compared to the previous year, according to figures from Synergy Research Group.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3785210/Cloud-infrastructure-spend-up-44-in-2017.htmlFri, 02 Feb 2018 14:00:00 GMTCoriant names Shanbhang as MD for Asia Pacific SouthCoriant has named Vikram Shanbhag as its new managing director for Asia Pacific South, where he will be tasked with overseeing operations, business development and sales in the region, which includes India.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3785206/Coriant-names-Shanbhang-as-MD-for-Asia-Pacific-South.htmlFri, 02 Feb 2018 13:15:00 GMTThe NTC bars PLDT and Globe Telecom from buying third telcoThe National Telecommunications Commission has prevented incumbent telcos, PLDT and Globe Telecom, from buying out the Philippines third telco in the future.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3784450/The-NTC-bars-PLDT-and-Globe-Telecom-from-buying-third-telco.htmlWed, 31 Jan 2018 10:15:00 GMT