Singtel, GULF and AIS have commenced the construction of a new data center strategically located near Thailand’s capital, Bangkok. The data center, which is scheduled to begin commercial operations in 2025 and offer 20 MW or more in capacity, will be operated by its joint venture company, GSA Data Center Company Limited (GSA).
Maxis announced that it has expanded its 5G international roaming services to 29 countries, enabling more of its traveling customers to enjoy high-speed connectivity abroad.
SK Telecom has developed and applied a system that checks the safety of cell towers using drones and image analysis AI.
Singtel has entered into a strategic partnership with Indonesia's largest telco, Telkom, and Indonesian energy company, Medco Power, for its first data center project in Indonesia. This is the third market for Singtel as it advances its regional data center strategy to address digital infrastructure demand critical to ASEAN's growth. The signing of the agreement was witnessed by Indonesia’s Vice Minister II of State-Owned Enterprises, Kartika Wirjoatmodjo, Singtel Group CEO Yuen Kuan Moon and Telkom CEO Ririek Adriansyah, and comes on the back of a memorandum of understanding between Singtel and long-standing partner Telkom in April to collaborate in the area of data centers.
MBSB Bank has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with CelcomDigi as part of its continuous digitalization journey to future-proof its banking operations and enrich customers’ experiences. This maiden partnership between the Islamic bank and the country’s largest telecommunications company will support MBSB Bank in continuing to serve its customers better and, at the same time, enhance its operational efficiency.
Unity Digital Infrastructure Inc. (Unity) has announced it has signed a Sale and Purchase Agreement and a Master Agreement with PLDT Inc. (PLDT), through its subsidiaries Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) and Digitel Mobile Philippines (Digitel), for the acquisition of 650 telecommunications towers and related passive telecommunications infrastructure for PHP 9.2 billion through a sale and leaseback transaction.
StarHub has embarked on a Cloud Infinity transformation to boost the delivery, scalability and performance of StarHub services while reducing the costs of operating the network business.
Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) has embarked on an internal reorganization that involves the transfer of its business in Malaysia to a single operating entity named TM Technology Services Sdn Bhd (TM Tech). The internal reorganization is anticipated to be completed by December 31, 2023.
Singtel, together with SK Telecom (SKT), has held its first metaverse event in Singapore. Titled “Destination: ifland” the event demonstrated how Singtel’s 5G network is able to support and enable richer and more immersive metaverse experiences for consumers on SKT’s ifland app, which was first launched in South Korea in July 2021.
Globe launched 26 new LTE-capable cell sites in Oriental Mindoro and Marinduque from January to June this year through stronger partnerships with local cooperatives, resulting in better connectivity.