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Thai -Korean teleco JV to launch e-payment gateway


Thailand’s state-owned CAT Telecom is forming a joint venture with South Korea’s telecom operator SK Telecom to offer an e-payment gateway service to serve rapidly-growing demand of online business in Thailand.

Nokia sees pickup of 5G-ready equipment to begin as early as 2017

Mobile equipment maker Nokia sees the shift to the next generation of 5G wireless networks kicking off well ahead of 2020, the year when many in the industry consider mass-market upgrades will begin, its chief executive said on Sunday. Chief Executive Rajeev Suri said the company plans to pick up investment… Read more »

Indonesia: Elevenia raises $50m from XL Axiata, SK Planet

Stepping on its second year, online shopping Elevenia has raised fresh funding US$50 million from Indonesia’s second largest mobile operator PT XL Axiata Tbk (EXCL), with participation from SK Planet — a subsidiary of South Korea’s largest mobile carrier SK Telecom.