DriveNets, a leader in cloud-native networking software and network disaggregation solutions based in Israel, has officially announced that KDDI Corporation, a Japanese telecommunications provider, has deployed DriveNets Network Cloud as its internet gateway peering router.
Airtel Partners With MoE to Improve Ed-Tech Platform
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).
Spark Begins Trial for Sattelite-to-Mobile Service
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.
PLDT Re-Accelerates Network Expansion
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.
Tech Mahindra Partners with WalkMe to Drive Digital Transformation
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.
Globe Tops 5G Download Speed In Mindanao Cities
Globe Telecom emerged as the fastest 5G mobile network for the first quarter of the year within three major areas in Mindanao, Philippines, according to the Ookla Speedtest Intelligence Q1 2023 data.
SLT-MOBITEL Debuts New Operational Headquarters
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.
DITO Makes Its Mark in Opensignal Mobile Network Experience Report
DITO Telecommunity Corporation made a splash by topping four categories in the latest Opensignal Mobile Network Experience report: upload speed experience, availability, excellent consistent quality and core consistent quality.
NEC to Establish East Micronesia Cable System, Bridging Digital Divide
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).
Spark Starts Trial for Improved Satellite Broadband
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.