In The Spotlight
EdgeConneX has announced it has partnered with Aboitiz InfraCapital (AIC) to develop a network of hyperscale data centers across the Philippines.
Airtel unveiled India’s first immersive Virtual Reality (VR) advertisement powered by 5G. The advertisement format on the Airtel Thanks app opens new avenues for brands to engage with consumers in an immersive environment that was previously not possible in the traditional advertising paradigm.
Globe has announced that it has landed fiber optic cable in eight provinces within just two months, on track to complete the landmark project by April 2023.
The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) has announced that the Philippines was re-elected to the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Council on October 3 in Bucharest, Romania.
The International Telecommunication Union’s (ITU) latest data suggests that roughly 2.7 billion people – or one-third of the world's population – still don’t have access to the internet in 2022.
India has officially launched 5G at the India Mobile Congress, with services commencing in some cities this week. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the launch of 5G to usher in a new chapter in telecommunications in the country.
From building a green and intelligent campus in Thailand to helping deliver an optical backbone network solution in Singapore’s transportation industry, Huawei’s solutions based on F5G have started reshaping industry productivity.
The public cloud services market in Asia Pacific, excluding Japan, will reach US$165.2 billion in 2026, according to IDC. The PCS market is to grow at a higher year-over-year (YoY) rate in 2022 at 31.4% in comparison to 30.0% in 2021, as cloud migration continues to accelerate. However, IDC expects the YoY growth rates to slow down beginning in 2023 with a YoY growth of 28.3%, to 22.4% in 2026.
NTT DOCOMO and NEC Corporation announced the completion of a trial to test the energy efficiency and high performance of AWS Graviton2 processors across key elements of the 5G core network (5GC). The trial demonstrated an average of a 72% reduction in power consumption against incumbent x86 processors using NEC's 5GC software running on AWS Graviton2. The trial tested performance within a 5GC hybrid cloud environment leveraging AWS Graviton2 and DOCOMO's on-premises Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) infrastructure.
The lockdowns during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic have changed the way people work, live, communicate and run businesses, making more people across the globe rely more heavily on the internet and prompting a growing demand for more operating efficiency.
Telstra’s Angela Logothetis, keynote speaker at FutureNet Asia, which is set to take place on October 18-19, at The Westin, Singapore, explains how the next phases in automation are to constantly evolve customers’ experiences of using cloud, edge and network products.