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  • 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.

  • There is a huge 4G connectivity gap between the urban and rural areas, according to Opensignal's report

    There is a huge 4G connectivity gap between the urban and rural areas, according to Opensignal's report

    While Malaysia is heading towards a new 5G connectivity era, Opensignal has just released a new report that might be of your interest. As complaining is one of Malaysians' favourite things to do, we like to criticize the telcos whenever the line is down. If you're wondering why does that happen, here are some interesting facts on the 4G connectivity gap between the urban and rural areas in Malaysia

  • U Mobile and Huawei signed Letter of Intent to work on 5G network in Malaysia

    U Mobile and Huawei signed Letter of Intent to work on 5G network in Malaysia

    Recently, U Mobile, as well as Huawei Malaysia, have recently signed a “Letter of Intent” to collaborate and work on the 5G network in Malaysia. Not only that, but both the entities also plan on running 5G tests in Malaysia as well to work out the kinks to ensure that our infrastructure is ready for the new network. 

  • OPPO Smartphone with Qualcomm powered Dual-Mode 5G to be unveiled by end of 2019

    OPPO Smartphone with Qualcomm powered Dual-Mode 5G to be unveiled by end of 2019

    During the 5G summit in Barcelona, OPPO’s Chief 5G Scientist Henry Tang has stated that they plan to release a dual-mode 5G-capable smartphone by the end of 2019. The aforementioned smartphone is able to support both standalone and non-standalone networks, which will improve the 5G the user experience.

  • Budget 2020 Tech Round-Up - Digital Service Tax, 5G, free RM30 eWallet, eSports and more

    Budget 2020 Tech Round-Up - Digital Service Tax, 5G, free RM30 eWallet, eSports and more

    Today, Budget 2020 was announced and if you only want to know if there are any upcoming changes in the tech industry, you've come to the right place. The list is quite long and we managed to look through the relevant ones so without further ado, check out our Budget 2020 Tech Round-Up below!

  • MCMC investing up to RM116 million to have 5G tested in 6 Malaysian states

    MCMC investing up to RM116 million to have 5G tested in 6 Malaysian states

    The MCMC chairman has announced very recently, stating that up 32 5G sites across 6 states such as Kedah, Perak, Penang, Selangor, Terengganu and Kuala Lumpur will be operational starting October 2019. Since it is a test, the sites mentioned will remain operational for as long as half a year to demonstrate it’s usage in agriculture, education, digital media, healthcare, manufacturing, oil and gas, smart cities, transportation and tourism.