Digital telco Circles.Life announces two key executive hires to demonstrate its commitment to the Australian MVNO market. Highly experienced telecommunications executive, Maik Retzlaff, will lead the business as Head of Australia, along with new Head of Marketing, Emilie Chell.

Read more: Circles.Life commits to Australian MVNO market with key new hires

A record number of women in South Asia now use mobile internet services, helping shrink the gender gap to 15% from 19% last year in low- and middle-income countries despite the onset of COVID-19, according to the fourth annual GSMA Mobile Gender Gap Report.

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Almost three quarters of enterprises (71%) believe that the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated existing digital transformation plans, with 52% signaling greater interest in 5G and the internet of things (IoT), according to the EY Reimagining Industry Futures Study 2021. The study of more than 1,000 global enterprises finds that 74% of organization respondents across a range of sectors believe 5G will represent an opportunity to reinvent their processes over the next five years.

Read more: Report: Asia-Pacific witnesses stronger 5G interest amidst pandemic

At the 2021 Mobile World Congress (MWC 2021) in Barcelona, Huawei launched a series of 5G products and solutions oriented to "1+N" 5G target networks. Supercharged by industry-leading innovation, these products and solutions will help promote multi-antenna technology to all bands and all scenarios to build leading 5G networks.

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ZTE Corporation, a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the mobile internet, and China Unicom have done a commercial trial of the industry's first Intelligent Radio Network Orchestration Solution, with both user orchestration and network orchestration, in Dalian, China.

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ZTE Corporation, a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise, and consumer technology solutions for the mobile internet, today has revealed its next-generation 5G Indoor CPE MC8020, and shared its plans for the next under-display camera smartphone at Mobile World Congress 2021. Also, ZTE’s much-awaited devices can be seen at Mobile World Congress from 28 June through 1 July 2021 at 3F30, Hall 3, FIRA GRAN VIA.

Read more: ZTE reveals innovative 5G devices at MWC 2021

Huawei has opened its 7th and largest Global Cyber Security and Privacy Protection Transparency Center in Dongguan, China, with representatives from GSMA, SUSE, the British Standards Institution, and regulators from the UAE and Indonesia speaking at the opening ceremony. During the opening ceremony, H.E. Dr. Mohamed Hamad Al Kuwaiti, head of cyber security, UAE, delivered a keynote on the importance of cyber cooperation for a resilient and vibrant digital future.

Read more: Huawei’s 7th Cyber Security and Privacy Protection Transparency Center opens its doors in China

Bitcoin remains the most popular cryptocurrency playing a role as an investment vehicle and also a payment medium. However, scammers are exploring the payment aspect to defraud victims resulting in losses of millions of dollars.

Read more: Three times more scammed via bank transactions than Bitcoin payments in Australia

Alibaba Cloud, the digital technology and intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, launched Project AsiaForward with an initial USD1 billion funding and resources to cultivate a million-strong digital talent pool, empower 100,000 developers and the growth of 100,000 technology startups in Asia Pacific (APAC) over the next three years. Unveiled during the Alibaba Cloud Summit 2021, the project forms part of the cloud provider’s strategy to invest in infrastructure, technological innovation and talent development to contribute to local economic growth through digital transformation as the trusted cloud leader in APAC.

Read more: Alibaba Cloud invests US$1 billion to nurture Asia-Pacific digital talent pool

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