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.
HKT and HKMU Team Up to Enhance Academic and Research Programs
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 to Return in 2023
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.
Uzbektelecom and Japanese Companies Reach Agreement on Telecom Infrastructure Project
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 Obtains 5G NR Security Certification from Federal Office for Information Security
ZTE has obtained the certification of NESAS Cybersecurity Certification Scheme - German Implementation (NESAS CCS-GI) with its 5G NR gNodeB product.
US Provides $2.15 Million Grant to NOW Telecom for Network Feasibility Study
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, Skytower Sign Partnership Deal on Tower Lease
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 Launches New Asia Pacific Region in Melbourne
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.
Intelsat Appoints Gaurav Kharod as APAC Regional Vice President
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.
ITU Sets Up Focus Group for Open and Inclusive Metaverse
The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has established an expert focus group to explore international technical standards for the metaverse.