The ASEAN region holds tremendous digital business potential for global service providers, hyperscalers, content providers and OTT players. TM Wholesale is empowering them with comprehensive digital infrastructure solutions to provide a seamless gateway into the region.

Read more: TM Wholesale Paving the Way for Global Solutions Providers to Tap Into ASEAN’s Booming Market

The opening debate on Day 2 of the Summit began with Dr. Atsuko Okuda, Head of ITU Asia Pacific, and Toni Eid, Founder of Telecom Review Group, sharing ideas on a theme titled “Building the Asian Dream.”

Read more: TRS2022 Debate: Significant Generational Gap in Connectivity Access in Asia Pacific

Intelligent connectivity powered by 5G is a key pillar for advancing industries in a modernized digital economy. True Corporation, a communication conglomerate in Thailand, leverages 5G as an enabler for digital transformation that can best deliver value to both the public and private sectors, as the country navigates its ongoing digital evolution to better lead in the digital economy.

Read more: True 5G a Key Engine for Industrial Transformation

Telecom Review, in collaboration with du, hosted the 6th International Telecommunication Union (ITU) CxO meeting on December 6 at the Intercontinental Dubai. The hybrid meeting saw participation from TDRA, du, Huawei, Nokia, China Telecom, TELUS, ZTE, Orange, Senko, Rohde & Schwartz, APTelecom, Arab ICT Organization, IBM, and Sofrecom.

Read more: Telecom Review Successfully Hosts High-Level ITU CXO Meeting for 2022

Carbon emissions from some digital companies assessed by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) were reported to have increased to 239 million tons in 2020, or equivalent to 0.75% of the emissions worldwide.

Read more: Green Goals: How Telco Operators Are Moving Ahead With Their Energy Consumption Initiatives

Under its annual theme “Global. Regional. Digital,” the 16th edition of the Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit successfully concluded its two-day gathering with the participation of a broad range of professionals, including telecom operators, telecom vendors, industry regulators, government officials, content providers, cybersecurity experts and consultants, among other attendees.

Read more: Telecom Review Makes History Again With Successful 16th MEGA Summit Edition

Ubiquitous 10 Gbit/s experiences, the number of connected IoT devices reaching hundreds of billions, energy efficiency, and everything around will become intelligently connected, including wearables, intelligent vehicles and robots —these are what will be shaping the 5.5G era.

Read more: Building A Better Intelligent World With 5.5G

While 5G is still unfolding and far from being ubiquitous, discussions on 6G technology are already ongoing. With new cellular technologies being introduced approximately every decade, 6G promises to be the newest hype, following 5G, that will take shape in the 2030s.

Read more: From 5G to 6G: Countries Are Off to an Early Start

Imagine a one-stop platform to access all government services – from birth records and tax transactions to updating information on one’s mortgage loans and healthcare benefits; a surveillance system to help emergency operators foresee the need to deploy rescue teams to different locations; or robots that can help recovering stroke patients exercise and remind those with early-stage dementia to take their medication.

Read more: Rebuilding the Future: A Glimpse of How Some ‘Smart Cities’ Will Look in Asia

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