The Indian government revealed chip manufacturer Foxconn will invest INR139.11 billion (US$1.67 billion) a further in Karnataka state, a move by the Taiwan-based company to diversify away from its reliance on China.
Nokia secured a contract to supply its Digital Operations Orchestration software to Saudi-based operator stc, enabling the provider to deploy 5G slicing services and boost growth opportunities.
Nokia Bell Labs says it has signed a non-binding R&D collaboration agreement with energy company Aramco to develop 5G-powered Industry 4.0 use cases for Saudi Arabia and the Middle East, and North Africa (MENA) region.
Viettel High Tech, the R&D arm of Vietnamese telco Viettel, says it has developed its own 5G chipset, which it says gives it “complete control” over its domestic 5G equipment ecosystem.
Ericsson has set up an ‘India 6G’ research team in its R&D Center in Chennai to supplement its global efforts to develop 6G technologies.