Asia Now Find out what's really going on in Asia – with insights from our specialists on the ground. Filter by: Automotive & Mobility Consumer & Ecommerce Digital Media & Adtech Electronics & Embedded Software Energy & Environment General Government & NGO Industrial & Materials Intellectual Property Medtech & Life Sciences Software & Cloud Telecoms & Networks Search: Go Blog 13 September 2021 Daniel MotaLatest opportunities in Japan’s CASE industry Blog 15 June 2021 Oren BernsteinDisaster management: how Japan is turning to technology Blog 28 September 2020 Guillaume WeillKorean smart cities & factories emerge through the clouds The country has always been a leader in mobile and telecommunications, and Samsung has long been a dominant force in handsets and base stations. And, with fully up-and-running IoT networks (LoRa, NB-IoT, Sigfox, LTE-M) and the first global 5G network launched in April 2019, you’d think Korea’s cloud infrastructure would be ready to process the torrent of data produced by millions of interconnected devices. Blog 07 March 2019 Alex GoverMWC 2019: arguably the most exciting yet We’ve been going to MWC for more that 15 years and have built strong relationships with telecoms industry leaders - many of whom we’ve had the privilege to represent in Asia. But what’s passed is past and this year’s show has arguably been the biggest and the most exciting yet - here’s why. Blog 29 January 2019 Guillaume Weill5G: Why Korea is leading the way A vibrant market for 5G telecom services is starting to emerge in markets with advanced telecoms infrastructure — and nowhere are the opportunities more significant than in Korea, a country leading the world in the field. Blog 11 June 2018 Stewart RandallImplications of ZTE’s last-minute reprieve So, it’s official: the U-turn on ZTE is complete. The US government has decided to remove the export ban on the company. In return, under a new deal, ZTE will install a new board within 30 days, pay a $1bn fine with an additional $400m in escrow, and agree to a further 10-year US export ban if there are any future violations. A US Commerce department compliance team will also need to be retained by ZTE. Blog 24 April 2018 Stewart RandallThe end of ZTE — or huge opportunities for non-US tech firms? The US Government’s ban on Chinese telecoms giant ZTE Corporation using US-made components will have huge ramifications — for ZTE, its US partners and other international tech firms. Blog 12 March 2018 Leif KarlenSamsung: how to break into a notoriously secretive tech giant The South Korean giant is now the world’s biggest chip maker - and the most important company with which ambitious tech firms need to forge links. Pagination Go to page 1 Go to page 2 Sign up For our news and blog posts Newsletter signup First name Surname Email Your personal data is safe with us. See our Privacy Notice.