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M1 to use 5G standalone for security, monitoring applications at Singaporean marina

M1’s 5G standalone network covers nearly 50% of Singapore Singapore’s M1 and its sister company, Keppel Land, have introduced several 5G services at the Keppel Bay Marina, including automated ship analysis and real-time monitoring capabilities. The new services will be offered on M1’s 5G Standalone...

M1 launches 5G Standalone network in Singapore

Singaporean mobile operator M1 Limited launched a commercial trial of its 5G Standalone (SA) network, the telco said in a release. The Asian operator highlighted that its 5G SA network is up to 10 times faster than the 4G network and four times quicker than...

Singapore’s IMDA aims to award additional 5G spectrum by end-2021

Singapore’s Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) is seeking views from the public and industry on the potential use and allocation of the 2.1 GHz spectrum band for 5G. The regulator said that the band is currently used for 3G services and will expire at the...

M1, Samsung partner to support VoNR service on 5G SA network

Singaporean operator M1 Limited and Samsung said they have made available Voice over 5G New Radio (VoNR) on M1’s 5G Standalone (SA) network. The VoNR call service utilizes the SA architecture of 5G network for an improved high definition quality call experience, while providing 5G...

Nokia selected by Antina JV for 5G Standalone network in Singapore

The 5G Standalone network will use the 3.5 GHz spectrum band The joint venture between Singapore’s M1 and Starhub, Antina, has selected Nokia to support the establishment of a 5G standalone (SA) Radio Access Network (RAN) Sharing network. According to Nokia, the network, which is...

Singapore regulator to boost adoption of 5G solutions via new fund

Singapore telecom regulator IMDA recently announced a new SGD30 million ($22.5 million) fund to accelerate the adoption and commercialization of 5G solutions in the country. The fund is part of IMDA’s 5G Innovation Program and will support solution providers and technology developers commercializing 5G solutions,...

Nokia secures 5G SA deal with Singapore’s M1

Singaporean operator M1 and Nokia have signed an agreement to deploy Nokia’s cloud-native core software in order to launch a 5G Standalone network in 2021. Nokia's 5G Standalone core, developed with open-source and licensed software components, mainly consists of 5G cloud-native Core and Cloud Packet...

M1 launches 5G services in limited areas of Singapore

  Singaporean operator M1 launched its 5G non-standalone (NSA) network in parts of Singapore, the telco said in a release. M1 claimed to be the first operator in Singapore to offer 5G access to all its customers, without any limitation on the number of sign-ups or...

Singtel launches NSA 5G network in Singapore

  Singaporean operator Singtel has launched its 5G non-standalone (NSA) network and introduced a three-month trial for its consumer and enterprise customers. Singtel’s 5G NSA network will use spectrum in the 3.5 GHz frequency as well as existing 2.1 GHz spectrum, while employing advanced technologies such...

StarHub launches 5G service trial in Singapore

  Singapore carrier StarHub launched a 5G trial service in the country using the Nonstandalone (NSA) 5G architecture. The operator also announced plans to launch its commercial standalone (SA) network by mid-2021 in partnership with Nokia. The 5G SA network will run on 3.5 GHz spectrum. In...

Singapore operators select Nokia, Ericsson for 5G networks

Singapore is on track to offer nationwide 5G coverage by 2025 Two mobile operators in Singapore, StarHub and M1, which signed an exclusive agreement to cooperate and submit a joint bid for a 5G license in January, have selected Nokia and Ericsson for their network...

Airbus and M1 to conduct 5G SA network trials for UAVs

Airbus exec: 'The trials will establish key cellular 5G performance metrics' Singaporean operator M1 and Airbus are trailing the safety and efficiency of 5G to operate unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in real-world environments. In collaboration with Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and Maritime and Port...

IBM, Singapore industry partners to trial 5G manufacturing use cases

The trials are related to IBM's recent 5G edge computing offerings IBM is working with Singaporean local mobile carrier M1 and South Korean vendor Samsung to trial 5G use cases for the manufacturing sector. The trials will explore the use of artificial intelligence (AI) and...

Singapore awards two licenses to construct standalone 5G networks

  Singtel and a joint venture between StarHub Mobile and M1 were awarded licenses to build two nationwide standalone (SA) 5G networks in Singapore, , local telecommunications regulator IMDA said. The winners were each allocated 100 megahertz of spectrum in the 3.5 GHz band. IMDA noted that...

Nokia launches end-to-end 4G and 5G NR slicing

  Nokia announced the launch of its new end-to-end slicing network functionality for 4G and 5G New Radio (NR), claiming to the first vendor to offer this capability. In a release, Nokia said that the solution will support connectivity from 4G and 5G devices over the...

Singapore regulator receives three bids for two 5G licenses

  Singapore telecom regulator IMDA has confirmed it had received a total of three submissions in the process through which it expect to award two licenses for the provision of 5G services across the country At the close of the 5G call for proposal on February...

StartHub, M1 to submit joint bid for 5G license in Singapore

Singapore telecom operators StarHub and M1 have signed an exclusive agreement to cooperate and submit a joint bid for a 5G license. In a joint statement, the companies said that they are working towards the February 17 closing date for 5G proposals. Earlier this month, telecommunications...

5G in Singapore: With enterprise focus, going with straight-to-standalone strategy

M1 details plans for 5G in Singapore While it covers a land area of a little more than 275 square miles, the island nation of Singapore is an economic powerhouse with a GDP per capita that puts it in the top 10 globally. The country...

M1, Nokia to carry out 5G small cell trial in Singapore

  The small cell live trial will be carried out in the last quarter of this year Singaporean telco M1 Limited (M1) and Nokia have announced plans to conduct a trial of 5G-based small cells in Southeast Asia. The partners sad the small cell trial will take...

VMware, M1 eye digital start-ups with new cloud offering

VMware, M1 new cloud offering targets digital start-ups and SMEs Singaporean communications company M1 Limited and software and services provider VMware announced a new cloud offering Tuesday made for digital start-ups, and small-and-medium enterprises (SMEs). According to the companies, the service will enable budding tech...

New mobile carrier set to enter Singapore market

Australian company TPG Telecom secured 60 megahertz of spectrum for $73 million. Australian operator TPG Telecom is set to become Singapore’s fourth mobile operator after the country’s Infocommunications Media Development Authority awarded 60 megahertz of spectrum in a recent spectrum auction. According to...

XL Axiata, Indosat Ooredoo form joint venture in Indonesia

The new firm will provide consultancy services for future collaboration between the two telcos Indonesian telecom operator XL Axiata announced it will enter a joint venture with compatriot operator Indosat Ooredoo to provide consultancy services in future network collaboration between the two firms. The JV...

VoWi-Fi trial using hetnets launches in Singapore

VoWi-Fi and VoLTE news from APAC region Singapore telecom operator M1 Limited said it launched the country’s first voice-over-Wi-Fi trial, bolstered by heterogeneous network technology. The service provides for voice calls using a handset’s native dialer and direct access to the device’s contacts list without...

Huawei, StarHub unveils new 4G LTE-A solution

The new Huawei, Starhub offering achieves indoor speeds of 1Gbps Chinese ICT provider Huawei and Singapore telecoms operator StarHub have unveiled a new 4G LTE-Advanced solution which achieved 1 Gbps of indoor coverage. The new solution combined StarHub’s 55 megahertz of frequency spectrum across the 1800...

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