In an increasingly digitalized world, submarine cables are essential to ensuring that global networks are well interlinked to support modern data traffic. Navigating the open seas becomes the top priority as the industry comes together to collaborate on critical infrastructure to address the demands of digital economies.
Singtel Joins Global Telcos GSMA to Launch Open Gateway Framework
Singtel has announced the launch of the GSMA Open Gateway framework, an interoperable and federated network with open standard application programming interfaces (APIs) that will accelerate the development and growth of services in areas such as fintech, identity, smart mobility, gaming and Web3.
Leading CEOs Headline Digital Transformation Asia 2023
TM Forum, the industry association driving digital transformation through collaboration, will hold DTW Asia in Bangkok for the first time from March 14–16 at the Centara Grand at Central World.
South Korea to Roll Out 6G in 2028
South Korea has announced its plans to roll out the commercialization of the 6th generation of mobile communication (6G) by 2028, two years ahead of the original schedule of 2030 under the K-Network 2030 plan.
ITU: Least Developed Countries Face Deepening Digital Divide
The digital connectivity divide separating the globe's least developed countries (LDCs) is widening, according to ITU's Facts and Figures: Focus on Least Developed Countries.
MC Digital Realty Launches Fourth Data Center in Osaka
MC Digital Realty, a 50-50 joint venture between Mitsubishi Corporation and Digital Realty that provides a full suite of data center solutions in Japan, has officially launched KIX13, the fourth building on the 23,000-square-meter Osaka data center campus.
Telenor Completes Amalgamation of dtac and True
Telenor Asia has announced the completion of the merger of the telco operations of True and dtac in Thailand. The transaction is reportedly the largest telco merger in Southeast Asia by combined enterprise value.
Vietnam Smartphone Shipments Drop to 2015 Levels
Vietnam's smartphone shipments declined by 15.6% in 2022 to 13.4 million units, according to International Data Corporation's (IDC’s) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker.
Guangzhou Metro, China Mobile and ZTE Win ‘Best Mobile Innovation for Connected Economy’
ZTE, in partnership with Guangzhou Metro Group and China Mobile Guangzhou Branch, has been awarded the “Best Mobile Innovation for Connected Economy” for the joint project 5G-empowered Smart Metro in Guangzhou at the Global Mobile (GLOMO) Awards during the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2023 in Barcelona, Spain. The accolade is in recognition of the impressive efforts that the winners have been dedicated to in enhancing productivity and greatly fueling the transformation of the 5G industry and society.
Can’t Miss Virtual Panel: Shaping The Cloud Strategy in KSA
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.