Bharti Airtel, India's leading telecom service provider, has won the Digital India Corporation's (DIC) Cloud and CDN mandate. This collaboration would strengthen DIKSHA (Digital Infrastructure for Knowledge Sharing), India's national platform for digital open education resources. The DIC is run by the Government of India's Ministry of Education (MoE).

Read more: Airtel Partners With MoE to Improve Ed-Tech Platform

Spark, New Zealand's major telecommunications company, plans to offer satellite-to-mobile services to its consumers. Spark plans to begin a pilot of this service before the end of the year in conjunction with satellite operator Lynk Global. The initial trial will be open to a limited number of Spark mobile subscribers who desire to join.
The service will primarily permit text messages at regular intervals throughout the day during the course of the trial. Spark, on the other hand, has stated that it plans to expand the service in 2024 when more commercial satellites are launched. At that point, it intends to provide the service to a larger spectrum of Spark clients, potentially including voice and data services.

Read more: Spark Begins Trial for Sattelite-to-Mobile Service

PLDT Inc., the Philippines' leading integrated telco network, has announced intentions to re-accelerate its network roll-out, incorporating process enhancements to promote business development and operational efficiencies. The company intends to improve its network infrastructure in order to accommodate the growing demand for mobile traffic and home broadband services.

Read more: PLDT Re-Accelerates Network Expansion

Tech Mahindra, a company that provides digital transformation, consulting and business re-engineering services and solutions, has partnered with WalkMe Inc. (NASDAQ: WKME), a company that offers digital adoption solutions, to help enterprises worldwide accelerate their digital transformation journey.

Read more: Tech Mahindra Partners with WalkMe to Drive Digital Transformation

SLT-MOBITEL, one of Sri Lanka's leading telecommunications companies, has proudly unveiled its new operational headquarters in Welikada, Colombo. This cutting-edge structure represents a key milestone in the company's history, demonstrating its commitment to technological innovation and environmental sustainability.

Read more: SLT-MOBITEL Debuts New Operational Headquarters

NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) has entered into an agreement with FSM Telecommunications Cable Corporation (FSMTCC), BwebwerikiNet Limited (BNL) of the Republic of Kiribati, and Nauru Fibre Cable Corporation (NFCC) of the Republic of Nauru to construct, supply and install the East Micronesia Cable System (EMCS), an optical fiber submarine cable system. The EMCS will connect four islands in FSM (Pohnpei and Kosrae), Kiribati (Tarawa) and Nauru with a high-capacity optical fiber submarine cable, spanning approximately 2,250km. This marks the first submarine cable connection for the islands of Tarawa (Kiribati), Nauru and the state of Kosrae (FSM).

Read more: NEC to Establish East Micronesia Cable System, Bridging Digital Divide

Spark, one of New Zealand's premier telecommunications carriers, has partnered with Netlinkz, a network-as-a-service technology startup listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). Following ongoing testing with a limited number of New Zealand enterprises, the cooperation hopes to provide Starlink business-grade satellite broadband to customers later this year.

Read more: Spark Starts Trial for Improved Satellite Broadband

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