M1 and Nokia will roll out Narrow-Band IoT network by first half of 2017

Tech News M1 and Nokia will roll out Narrow-Band IoT network by first half of 2017

M1 and Nokia announced a strategic partnership to bring a commercial NB-IoT network for machine-to-machine communications by the first half of 2017.
Singtel and Ericsson will implement boosts to LTE speed and coverage by 2017

Tech News Singtel and Ericsson will implement boosts to LTE speed and coverage by 2017

After a successful live trial by tapping into the 5GHz unlicensed spectrum using Ericsson’s techniques, Singtel aims to implement the boosted LTE service, starting from the first half of 2017.
StarHub and Nokia trials triples 4G upload speeds in Singapore

Tech News StarHub and Nokia trials triples 4G upload speeds in Singapore

StarHub’s latest collaboration with Nokia made 150Mbps upload speeds on StarHub’s 4G network possible – that’s three times of the current peak upload speed. Jump in to see how and when it’ll be official.
UK ranks top in the world for mobile internet speeds

Tech News UK ranks top in the world for mobile internet speeds

It’s been a rough time for UK, but at least they can take solace in the fact that a recent report ranks them number one in terms of mobile internet speeds.
Qualcomm unveils new mid-range Snapdragon SoCs and Gigabit LTE modem

Tech News Qualcomm unveils new mid-range Snapdragon SoCs and Gigabit LTE modem

Qualcomm has announced the Snapdragon 425, 435, and 625 SoCs, three new entry-level and mid-range chips. It also unveiled the Snapdragon X16 LTE modem, the first commercially available LTE modem to offer Gigabit-class download speeds.
OpenSignal: Singapore has the fastest LTE speed; Singtel and StarHub the two fastest LTE operators in the world

Tech News OpenSignal: Singapore has the fastest LTE speed; Singtel and StarHub the two fastest LTE operators in the world

That said, South Korea continues to set the standard for LTE availability, as LTE users in the country are able to get a signal almost all the time.
LG's new Watch Urbane is the first Android Wear device with cellular connectivity

Tech News LG's new Watch Urbane is the first Android Wear device with cellular connectivity

LG yesterday unveiled the Watch Urbane 2nd Edition which is the first Android Wear device to come with cellular connectivity. It can connect via 4G, 3G, Wi-Fi or Bluetooth and os compatible with both iOS and Android.
2016 iPhones to come with Intel’s LTE modem chip

Tech News 2016 iPhones to come with Intel’s LTE modem chip

Collaboration between Apple’s iPhone and Intel’s chip-making division has been ongoing since March 2015, and the modem chip can support up to LTE Categories 9 and 10, giving us download speeds of 450mbps.
Snapdragon 820's latest modem promises faster, more reliable LTE speeds

Tech News Snapdragon 820's latest modem promises faster, more reliable LTE speeds

Qualcomm announces new connectivity features for their upcoming Snapdragon 820 SoC, with better optimization for LTE and Wi-Fi networks, better battery efficiency, and support for LTE speeds of up to 600Mbps, as well as 802.11ad Wi-Fi support, all thanks to the new X12 LTE modem.
Samsung launches the 5.7-inch Galaxy A8 in China, its slimmest smartphone to date

Tech News Samsung launches the 5.7-inch Galaxy A8 in China, its slimmest smartphone to date

The Samsung Galaxy A8 is now official as it is listed on the company's Chinese website. It is the slimmest Samsung phone to date at 5.9mm thin. Read on to find out more.