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  • OPPO is bringing the first 5G smartphone to Malaysia

    OPPO is bringing the first 5G smartphone to Malaysia

    5G is hitting Malaysia hard and we have proof for why we said that. Earlier, demonstration projects of 5G have happened in Langkawi, where they were able to use the technology to diagnose patients remotely and increase security at the Langkawi Port. Other than that, there were also different 5G smartphones being brought into Malaysia by different brands. Therefore, we think that OPPO Malaysia is trying to seize the opportunity to promote 5G as well by getting their first 5G device to be certified by SIRIM. 

  • Celcom and Maxis complete joint 5G network trial, achieving speeds over 1.1Gbps

    Celcom and Maxis complete joint 5G network trial, achieving speeds over 1.1Gbps

    The telco companies in Malaysia have been hard at work testing 5G technology, which is expected to take 2020 by storm. In fact, the latest news is of Celcom's and Maxis' success in a trial of the 5G Multi Operator Core Network (MOCN), a first for Southeast Asia. During the trial, results showed peak speeds of more than 1.1Gbps.

  • Maxis just did a new 5G record close to 3Gbps in single-user peak speeds

    Maxis just did a new 5G record close to 3Gbps in single-user peak speeds

    With 5G technology heading our way this year, Maxis has just announced that they have made a new record of achieving 2.96Gbps for single-user peak speeds. This was recorded at two of their trial sites in Subang Jaya recently, where they have been testing 200MHz of the 3.5GHz C-band spectrum.

  • Is this the future? U Mobile 5G network achieved speeds of 1.2Gbps in Langkawi

    Is this the future? U Mobile 5G network achieved speeds of 1.2Gbps in Langkawi

    Earlier today, U Mobile conducted a 5G demonstration in Langkawi where they showcased the capabilities of the new network as well as the various use cases that it could excel in. U Mobile CTO Woon Ooi Yuen has mentioned 5G could be a huge benefit in various industries ranging from healthcare, education, and more.

  • OPPO to establish an APAC Hub Centre in Kuala Lumpur

    OPPO to establish an APAC Hub Centre in Kuala Lumpur

    Earlier today, OPPO has officially announced that they will be opening a new APAC Hub Centre which is located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The role of the aforementioned hub centre will play, is that it will function as a global support system in the Asia Pacific region in terms of 5G. 

  • vivo is working closely with Qualcomm to release five 5G devices next year

    vivo is working closely with Qualcomm to release five 5G devices next year

    We have gotten a confirmation from vivo saying that they are going to release five 5G devices next year. The devices are also said to be affordable as 5G smartphones can be quite pricey these days.

  • Maxis shows off 5G Augmented Reality at aquariaKLCC

    Maxis shows off 5G Augmented Reality at aquariaKLCC

    Maxis has collaborated with aquariaKLCC to showcase a 5G Augmented Reality exhibit regarding marine life. Part of the 5G Malaysia Demonstration Projects announced by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC), the exhibit is meant to teach aquariaKLCC goers the importance and value in keeping our oceans clean while offering an engaging yet entertaining virtual experience.

  • MediaTek 5G chipset could be available from Q1 2020 onwards

    MediaTek 5G chipset could be available from Q1 2020 onwards

    Based on a statement by MediaTek CEO Cai Lixiang, the MediaTek’s 5G chipset will most likely be launched in Q1 2020 and we can expect smartphones released around January and March 2020 to come equipped with itBut that’s not all, MediaTek has also announced that MediaTek will be launching a 5G-capable chipset for mid-range and low-end smartphones as well.

  • vivo accounted for more than 50% of the 5G smartphones shipped in China

    vivo accounted for more than 50% of the 5G smartphones shipped in China

    Based on a statement by IDC, vivo shipped more than 54.3% of the total 5G smartphone shipment in China, which is significantly more if you compare them to other smartphone competitors. The reason vivo was able to achieve this feat, was due to the fact that vivo had already started investing in 5G since 2016. As of today, vivo has applied more than 2000 5G patents as well as 3000 more technical proposals to the 3GPP Standardisation Organisation.

  • vivo has already filed their first 6G patent

    vivo has already filed their first 6G patent

    "6G? 5G is not even set in motion yet!" Yes, you're right about that. The last time that we actually wrote about 6G was when Samsung was reportedly looking into 6G in their labs. This time around, vivo happens to be the second player entering the game as they have commenced research and development on 6G technology.