Singapore telco Singtel claims to achieved peak LTE speeds of 1.5Gbps using five-carrier aggregation in a lab environment, using a Viavi Solutions and Stellent Networks TM500 test system. This is claimed to be the fastest speed achieved in Asia.
Singtel Optus will sack 440 workers over the next two months in what it says is a bid to reduce the number involved in back-office work.
Australia's second largest telco Optus suffered a drop in profits for the quarter ending 30 June despite increasing revenue and subscriber numbers. The company's latest financial report for the quarter to the end of June this year revealed net profits for the three months dropped by 3.5% to $154 million from $160 million for the corresponding period in 2017.
Hey, was there ever a full report/followup released?
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