Minister François-Philippe Champagne arrived in Seoul on May 16th with the aim of strengthening Canada's leadership in the green economy. Through fruitful discussions and significant partnerships, he highlighted Canada's commitment to sustainable innovation and economic growth, particularly in enhancing supply chains for electric vehicles (EVs), hydrogen and critical minerals, as well as exploring opportunities in the EV battery ecosystem.
In an effort to allay ongoing worries about costs and competition with the current single state-run network, the Malaysian government said it will permit the implementation of a second 5G network next year.
The Axiata Group of Malaysia has announced a reorganization plan. This would change the roles of its Indonesian subsidiaries in order to increase efficiency through better asset utilization.
In the first quarter of this year, China shipped 65.4 million smartphones, down 11.8% year-on-year (YoY), as published in the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. The market continued its double-digit decline since the first quarter of 2022, even though the zero-COVID policy ended in December.
The Minister of Post and Telecommunications for Cambodia, Chea Vandeth, recently revealed the country's plans for 2024. These will include an underwater cable that will run from Hong Kong to Sihanoukville and Phnom Penh.
Hong Kong Telecom (HKT) has announced the launch of its new smart kiosk program, which intends to upgrade conventional phone booths across the city to high-tech kiosks. The project is a component of HKT's attempts to update its infrastructure and offer clients new services.
India’s smartphone market declined by 16% year on year in the first quarter, reaching 31 million smartphones, according to the International Data Corporation’s (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker preliminary data. This marks the lowest first-quarter shipments in four years. Consumer demand remained sluggish amid uncertain macroeconomic conditions, and inventory levels were elevated because of high stocking in 2H22.
The government of Fiji disclosed that it has started collaborating with mobile network providers to eventually set up 5G infrastructure, opening the door for the launch of commercial services.
The Institute of Risk Management India (IRM) India Affiliate has formed a knowledge relationship with Reliance Jio by signing a memorandum of understanding to create resilience and promote the need for and importance of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) in the telecom industry.
The Vietnamese technological firm FPT is preparing to construct a cable that will link Vietnam to the undersea Asia Link Cable.