Tasmanian Networks Pty Limited (TasNetworks), an electricity transmission and distribution network provider, selected Ciena coherent optical solutions to address rising bandwidth requirements driven by IoT, 5G and data center services. To provide end-users across the state with connectivity for mission-critical tasks, Ciena’s industry-leading WaveLogic Ai coherent optical solution provides TasNetworks’ commercial technology subsidiary 42-24 with improved capacity, programmability and efficiency in its network.
World-leading global technology services provider NTT Ltd. releases its Monthly Threat Report, which reveals there has been a significant increase in cyberattacks in the wake of COVID-19, as hackers seek to exploit Coronavirus-related panic, along with vulnerabilities created by an increase in remote working.
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic which has struck the entire world, forcing it into a great global lockdown, social distancing has become key to our survival.
As part of U Mobile’s ongoing COVID-19 support efforts, the telco has donated a total of 100 new mobile phones with 100 GX68 postpaid SIMs to two major hospitals that are battling the COVID-19 fight. The phones and SIMs were presented to representatives from University Malaya Medical Centre and Hospital Sungai Buloh.
Thuraya, the mobile satellite services subsidiary of the UAE-based global satellite company, Yahsat, announced that Thuraya MarineStar, its best in class, affordable maritime voice solution with advanced two-way tracking and monitoring capabilities is a bestseller, especially in the Asian maritime markets. This versatile solution was sold out within a month after its launch and first installations have been made successfully. Due to robust demand from fisheries, Thuraya’s Service Partners are now placing new bulk orders for the hardware units.
HUAWEI CLOUD announced that they launched a global action plan to help customers around the world to fight COVID-19 with cloud and AI services. As part of this international action plan against the coronavirus, HUAWEI CLOUD will be providing free AI and cloud services and will be recruiting partners around the world to help fight this pandemic together.
Huawei Malaysia had joined hands with the Malaysia Ministry of Health to contribute Huawei Cloud AI-assisted Diagnosis solution to Sungai Buloh Hospital to empower local medical personnel with AI capabilities by providing an AI solution for CT image analysis of possible COVID-19 patients.
China Mobile, the world’s largest mobile operator, has completed the second phase of its 5G tender and 90% of the contract has been awarded to Huawei and ZTE.
Rakuten Mobile turned on commercial 4G service after a six-month delay, to become the fourth mobile operator in Japan, a move it claimed made it the first operator with a live service based on fully virtualized infrastructure.
PCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT, Hong Kong’s premier telecommunications service provider, and TNS Plus, a major operator in Kazakhstan, today announced a strategic collaboration focused on delivering flexible, simple and robust multi-cloud connectivity to both local and multinational enterprises.