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Viettel shuns Huawei for 5G network, Metfone still working with Huawei

Published 28 Aug 2019 10:50 CET | Cambodia, Vietnam

Vietnam operator Viettel does not plan to use Huawei for its 5G network due to security concerns. However, its Cambodian subsidiary Metfone said it will continue to work with ...

Smart Axiata launches GigaGigs mobile crowdsourcing platform

Published 16 Aug 2019 11:23 CET | Cambodia

Cambodian operator Smart Axiata has launched a digital service called GigaGigs by Smart. GigaGigs is a mobile crowdsourcing platform designed to enable businesses to ...

AIIB offers USD 75 mln loan for fiber deployment in Cambodia

Published 15 Jul 2019 10:15 CET | Cambodia

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has provided a loan of USD 75 million to Cambodia Fiber Optic Communication Network (CFOCN). The funds will be used for the ...

Metfone to launch 5G service trials in Phnom Penh

Published 10 Jul 2019 19:00 CET | Cambodia

Vietnamese operator Viettel Cambodia (Metfone), in partnership with Telecom Cambodia, will launch 5G trials in the Phnom Penh capital. Viettel is currently installing 5G base ...

Smart Axiata demos 5G services in Cambodia

Published 09 Jul 2019 07:57 CET | Cambodia

Cambodian operator Smart Axiata has completed a 5G live trial on 8 July at the Smart Shop Monivong. During this demo, Smart Axiata CEO Thomas Hundt used a 5G-enabled mobile ...

Smart launches Ideamart mobile app development platform in Cambodia

Published 04 Jul 2019 16:35 CET | Cambodia

Smart has introduced the 'Ideamart' mobile application development platform in Cambodia. 'Ideamart powered by Smart' is designed to offer entrepreneurship opportunities to ...

Huawei to deploy Hong Kong - Cambodia undersea cable - report

Published 21 Jun 2019 11:34 CET | Cambodia, Hong Kong

Chinese equipment manufacturer Huawei, in partnership with China Communications Construction, plans to deploy an undersea fiber-optic communications cable connecting ...

Smart Cambodia unveils Oun Smart social humanoid robot

Published 07 May 2019 07:23 CET | Cambodia

Smart Cambodia has introduced its robot shop assistant called 'Oun Smart'. The robot will be deployed at Smart Shops to welcome customers and help them with basic enquiries. ...

Smart Axiata Digital Innovation Fund invests in Sala, GoGames

Published 03 May 2019 10:00 CET | Cambodia

Cambodia's Smart Axiata Digital Innovation Fund (SADIF) announced its latest investments into Sala, a Cambodian-based school management platform and GoGames, a mobile gaming ...

Cambodia enters 5G development deal with Huawei

Published 29 Apr 2019 16:50 CET | Cambodia

Huawei has been the centre of attention recently as the company was accused of many countries of having espionage "liaisons" with the Chinese government. US president Trump ...

Smart Axiata to sponsor Phnom Penh Crown Football Club

Published 28 Mar 2019 11:46 CET | Cambodia

Cambodian mobile operator Smart Axiata has signed a 2-year partnership agreement with football club Phnom Penh Crown Football Club (PPCFC). Under the terms of the partnership ...

Sinet expands into residential market with Nokia FTTH platform

Published 19 Mar 2019 10:19 CET | Cambodia

Cambodian ISP Sinet chose Nokia to launch new broadband services in the country. Nokia will help Sinet roll out a nationwide access network that will start in major ...

Cambodia's Smart Axiata invests in Okra, Sousdey

Published 13 Mar 2019 10:44 CET | Cambodia

The Smart Axiata Digital Innovation Fund (SADIF) has announced its latest investments into Okra Solar, a Cambodian-based solar energy software company and Sousdey Cambodia, a ...

Smart Axiata launches Pleng music app powered by Hungama

Published 22 Feb 2019 11:10 CET | Cambodia

Cambodian mobile operator Smart Axiata has launched 'Pleng', a revamp of the former Smart Music application. Smart has partnered with Indian digital entertainment company ...

Smart picks SomJot as winner of SmartStart Young Innovator Program Cycle 2

Published 02 Feb 2019 14:01 CET | Cambodia

SmartStart, a 9-month program by Smart and Impact Hub endorsed by Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications and Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport, aims at enabling ...

Cambodia's Smart launches WeChat Go SIM for Chinese visitors

Published 02 Feb 2019 13:46 CET | Cambodia

Cambodian mobile operator Smart Axiata has launched the Smart WeChat Go SIM prepaid product for Chinese visitors. The product is a result of Smart's partnership with Chinese ...

Smart hosts football competition for Cambodian youth

Published 28 Jan 2019 11:40 CET | Cambodia

Cambodian operator Smart Axiata has hosted a football competition and development campaign. The Smart Community Cup was organized in collaboration with ASA Foundation, the ...

Smart extends SmartPay platform into Apple ecosystem

Published 11 Jan 2019 14:06 CET | Cambodia

Cambodia operator Smart Axiata has announced that its customers can now buy their applications, content and other digital goods and services using their Smart main balance. ...

Cambodia mobile base grows 4% in year to November to 19.3 mln

Published 10 Jan 2019 10:35 CET | Cambodia

The number of registered SIM cards in Cambodia reached 19.3 million in November, an increase of 3.9 percent compared with the same period in 2017, according to data from the ...

Edotco Group strengthens foothold in Cambodia with new towers acquisition

Published 27 Dec 2018 09:34 CET | Cambodia

Edotco Cambodia, a subsidiary of Axiata, said it acquired 325 towers from South East Asia Telecom (Seatel Cambodia). The deal, which was approved by the Telecommunication ...

Smart Axiata commercially launches eSIM product

Published 24 Dec 2018 07:18 CET | Cambodia

Cambodia operator Smart Axiata has commercially launched its embedded SIM (eSIM) product. Smart subscribers can now sign up for Smart eSIM at Smart Shop Monivong. Supported ...

Smart Axiata launches Smart WiFi Calling service in Cambodia

Published 18 Dec 2018 18:53 CET | Cambodia

Smart Axiata has introduced Cambodia's first Voice over WiFi (VoWiFi) service, allowing Smart customers to make and receive calls and SMS over any WiFi connection worldwide. ...

Smart Axiata brings iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR to Cambodia

Published 28 Oct 2018 12:59 CET | Cambodia

Cambodia operator Smart Axiata has announced it will offer Apple's latest devices, the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, as well as the iPhone XR, from 2 November at all Smart ...

Smart Axiata launches University Student Development Programme

Published 03 Oct 2018 08:58 CET | Cambodia

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport (MoEYS), the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications (MPTC) and Smart Axiata, have signed a tripartite MoU to develop future ...

World Vision, Smart Axiata launch One Goal round 2 project for Cambodian youth

Published 25 Sep 2018 12:11 CET | Cambodia

International NGO World Vision and Cambodia mobile operator Smart Axiata are continuing their partnership on the One Goal Programme, building on the pilot project carried out ...