Digital service providerTo help customers mitigate the impact of online risks, StarHub and Chubb Insurance Singapore Limited (Chubb) have introduced CyberCover, a cyber protection policy designed to provide financial support for StarHub mobile and broadband customers affected by cyber-bullying, identity theft, unauthorised transactions, and undelivered or discrepancies in online purchases.
Globe debuts Asia’s first eco-SIM
As the country’s leader in mobile, Globe debuts the first-ever Eco-SIM cards in Asia for its postpaid mobile customers, contributing to environmental sustainability by recycling refrigerator waste, in time for zero waste month in January.
Singtel partners with Microsoft to debut first public MEC solution in Asia
Singtel will launch the first Microsoft Azure Edge Zones integrated with Singtel’s 5G network, delivering multi-access edge compute (MEC) for enterprises in Asia. The solution combines the speed, hyperconnectivity, and high bandwidth of Singtel’s 5G network with Microsoft Azure services, enabling developers to deploy and manage mission-critical applications that require high throughput and low latency. It will boost business capabilities in areas such as metaverse-based real-time simulations, and live video analytics in a multi-tenant environment. Customers will be able to use their existing Azure subscriptions.
Telenor partners with AWS to accelerate 5G transformation
Telenor signs a strategic collaboration agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to help expand its 5G core transformation and deliver new 5G and edge services to professional customers worldwide, which will increase data speed and reduce latency.
Ooredoo Maldives appoints new CEO
Ooredoo Group announced the appointment of Khalid Hassan Al-Hamadi as Chief Executive Officer of Ooredoo Maldives. Former MD and CEO, Najib Khan, to join the Ooredoo Group team in a new role.
Ooredoo appoints new key executives
Ooredoo announced the appointment of Ahmad Al-Neama as group regional CEO, Bilal Kazmi as group chief commercial officer and Eyas Assaf as executive director, performance management effective 1 January 2022.
CITIC Telecom CPC appoints new CEO
CITIC Telecom International CPC Limited (CITIC Telecom CPC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CITIC Telecom International Holdings Limited, announced that Brook Wong, vice president of CITIC Telecom has been appointed to the additional role of chief executive officer of CITIC Telecom CPC effective 1st February, 2022, succeeding Esmond Li who has decided to retire and step down from CEO of CITIC Telecom CPC after over 20 years of service in the Group.
China Mobile shares rise marginally in Shanghai debut
China Mobile Ltd shares debuted on the Shanghai Stock Exchange on Wednesday, soaring to 63 yuan, 9.4% higher than the offer price of 57.58 yuan in early trading, before closing at about 0.52% higher at 57.88 yuan.
M1 and Blacknut to deliver 5G-powered cloud gaming services in Singapore
M1 Limited (M1) has announced an exclusive partnership with market leading cloud gaming specialist Blacknut, to bring an all-you-can-play 5G-powered cloud gaming service to Singapore.
Singtel and Ericsson achieve Southeast Asia fastest download speeds on 5G SA NR-DC
Singtel and Ericsson have made a technology breakthrough in 5G standalone (SA) New Radio-Dual Connectivity (NR-DC), becoming the first in Southeast Asia to reach download speeds of 5.4Gbps by aggregating Singtel’s spectrum holdings across mid-band spectrum 3.5GHz and 28GHz mmWave. This milestone was achieved in a demo with Ericsson’s 5G radio access network products and solutions and dual-mode 5G Core network solutions, as well as a test device from Qualcomm Technologies powered by its Snapdragon X65 5G Modem-RF System.