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DriveNets, a leader in cloud-native networking software and network disaggregation solutions based in Israel, has officially announced that KDDI Corporation, a Japanese telecommunications provider, has deployed DriveNets Network Cloud as its internet gateway peering router.
Spark, New Zealand's major telecommunications company, plans to offer satellite-to-mobile services to its consumers. Spark plans to begin a pilot of this service before the end of the year in conjunction with satellite operator Lynk Global. The initial trial will be open to a limited number of Spark mobile subscribers who desire to join.
The service will primarily permit text messages at regular intervals throughout the day during the course of the trial. Spark, on the other hand, has stated that it plans to expand the service in 2024 when more commercial satellites are launched. At that point, it intends to provide the service to a larger spectrum of Spark clients, potentially including voice and data services.
According to International Data Corporation's (IDC) Worldwide Semiannual Software Tracker, the endpoint security software market in Indonesia expanded by 10.8% year on year (YoY) in 2H22. This increase in demand for endpoint security solutions can be attributed to growing investments by Indonesian businesses to protect their precious assets at endpoints, which include desktop computers, laptops, mobile devices, servers and other network-connected devices.
Tech Mahindra, a company that provides digital transformation, consulting and business re-engineering services and solutions, has partnered with WalkMe Inc. (NASDAQ: WKME), a company that offers digital adoption solutions, to help enterprises worldwide accelerate their digital transformation journey.
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has requested telecom operators to create a digital consent acquisition (DCA) for maintaining and revoking customers' access to promotional texts and calls.
SLT-MOBITEL, one of Sri Lanka's leading telecommunications companies, has proudly unveiled its new operational headquarters in Welikada, Colombo. This cutting-edge structure represents a key milestone in the company's history, demonstrating its commitment to technological innovation and environmental sustainability.
Netcracker Technology has announced that Dialog Axiata, a leading communications provider in Sri Lanka, will extend its relationship with Netcracker for BSS functionality and professional services to further enhance its billing capabilities for mobile, TV and broadband customers.
With increased data and demand for network capacity higher than ever before, the wholesale business plays a crucial role in delivering customer value and satisfaction.
NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) has entered into an agreement with FSM Telecommunications Cable Corporation (FSMTCC), BwebwerikiNet Limited (BNL) of the Republic of Kiribati, and Nauru Fibre Cable Corporation (NFCC) of the Republic of Nauru to construct, supply and install the East Micronesia Cable System (EMCS), an optical fiber submarine cable system. The EMCS will connect four islands in FSM (Pohnpei and Kosrae), Kiribati (Tarawa) and Nauru with a high-capacity optical fiber submarine cable, spanning approximately 2,250km. This marks the first submarine cable connection for the islands of Tarawa (Kiribati), Nauru and the state of Kosrae (FSM).
Bharti Airtel, India's leading telecom service provider, has won the Digital India Corporation's (DIC) Cloud and CDN mandate. This collaboration would strengthen DIKSHA (Digital Infrastructure for Knowledge Sharing), India's national platform for digital open education resources. The DIC is run by the Government of India's Ministry of Education (MoE).
High-speed computing advances innovation and boosts competitiveness across sectors in Singapore, propelling the nation's technological advancement and economic growth. Telecom Review connects with Tan Tin Wee, chief executive, National Supercomputing Centre (NSCC), to learn about Singapore’s supercomputing landscape and initiatives to impact sectors.
Fortinet Accelerate Asia 2023, the highly anticipated technology conference of the year, recently took center stage in the Philippines on May 23, captivating industry leaders, cybersecurity professionals and technology enthusiasts from across the Asia Pacific.
Networks are critical to unleashing the full potential of Industry 4.0 digitalization. To reflect Nokia’s focus on advancing network infrastructure and industrial digitalization, the company unveiled a new brand image earlier this year. Telecom Review connects with John Harrington, Head of Nokia Asia Pacific & Japan, to learn about Nokia’s new brand strategy and how the company is accelerating transformation in the region.
The telecom market in Asia Pacific is witnessing unprecedented growth, driven by increasing demand for data and internet services, advancements in digital technologies and rising disposable incomes. As a result, telecom companies are facing intense competition and are constantly seeking innovative strategies to expand their market share.
The telecommunications sector is critical to driving economic growth and facilitating social connectivity in today's interconnected world. Consequently, each Asian country takes a different approach to telecom regulation, reflecting its distinct political, economic and social contexts.
The Asia-Pacific region is experiencing rapid urbanization and industrial growth, leading to increased concerns about environmental sustainability. In this era of technological advancements, the Internet of Things (IoT) has emerged as a powerful tool for monitoring and managing environmental parameters in real time. By leveraging IoT-based environmental monitoring systems, countries in the Asia-Pacific region are making significant strides towards creating a greener and more sustainable future.