Cloud computing is creating new social and economic value across industry verticals and countries. A case in point is Saudi Arabia, which has already confirmed plans to become one of the world’s top 20 tech economies and diversify its national industries. In Saudi Arabia, Zain KSA is spearheading the Cloud transformation story with its strategic partners, such as Cloud Alibaba.
Intelsat has appointed Gaurav Kharod as the regional vice president for its Asia Pacific (APAC) region. Kharod comes from Intelsat’s India office, where he served as the managing sales director for South Asia and India.
Vietnam’s mobile service revenue is poised to increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.7% from $4.3 billion in 2022 to $5.6 billion in 2027, according to a report by data and analytics company, GlobalData.
The School of Science and Technology of Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) has partnered with HKT to foster innovative collaboration, research and talent development, paving the way for the sustainable development of the ICT industry in Hong Kong.
GSMA MWC Shanghai will return with the much-anticipated 2023 edition, set to take place at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) from June 28–30, 2023. The event will include global mobile operators, device manufacturers, technology providers, vendors and content owners.
Japan’s NEC Corporation, NTT Communications Corporation, Toyota Tsusho Corporation and Internet Initiative Japan Inc. have announced that they have signed a contract with JSC Uzbektelecom for a telecommunications infrastructure development project.
ZTE has obtained the certification of NESAS Cybersecurity Certification Scheme - German Implementation (NESAS CCS-GI) with its 5G NR gNodeB product.
The United States government, through the US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA), is providing NOW Telecom Company, Inc. a $2.15 million grant to fund a feasibility study for the development of reliable and secure nationwide 5G mobile and broadband networks in the Philippines.
Globe Telecom and Skytowers signed a lease agreement covering several towers in the Philippines’ Southern Luzon region on February 6 as part of Globe’s “overall strategy to monetize passive assets to maintain a healthy balance sheet.”
AWS has launched the AWS Asia Pacific (Melbourne) Region, its second in Australia, to allow developers, startups, entrepreneurs and enterprises, as well as government, education and nonprofit organizations, to run their applications and serve end users from AWS data centers located in Australia.