Tag: Asia
mmWave bands may not be the answer in lower ARPU Asian countries
Sep 25, 2019
by Richard Handford

Watch any presentation made by a government official from an Asian country and 5G sounds tantalising.  Their powerpoint slides frequently use terms like "industrial revolution 4.0" and explain how their country will be a prime beneficiary from early adoption as applications such as smart factories powered by mmWave band-based networks… Read more...

Chinese support would boost 700 MHz across Asia
Apr 05, 2019
by Richard Handford

China appears to be getting closer to releasing the 700 MHz band for mobile use. The benefits of the band for mobile broadband, including rural and in-building coverage, are well documented. Chinese support, as well as making 700 MHz available domestically, would enable neighbouring Hong Kong and Macau to move ahead… Read more...

CDMA2000 gets special treatment in Hong Kong
May 09, 2007
by Website author

Hong Kong’s regulator has announced the award of a technology specific CDMA2000 licence shortly after the publication of a policy framework which endorsed moves towards liberalisation. Read more...

Hong Kong backs spectrum trading but rejects full liberalisation
Apr 30, 2007
by Website author

Hong Kong endorses a market based approach to spectrum management but raises eyebrows with the expected announcement of a technology specific mobile licence. Read more...

Touchstone for mobile TV in Asia
Mar 02, 2007
by Website author

An exercise by the Hong Kong regulator is set to gauge the likely popularity of the new Chinese mobile TV standard as well as determine the regulatory approach in a key regional market gearing up for the 2008 Olympics. Read more...