During the 10th AWS ASEAN Summit in Singapore, Amazon Web Services (AWS) revealed plans to inject an extra SGD 12 billion into its cloud infrastructure in Singapore from 2024 to 2028. This move will double its current investment to over SGD 23 billion by 2028. This investment aims to meet the growing demand for cloud technology and services in the country.

Read more: AWS Commits SGD 12 Billion Investment in Singapore's Cloud Infrastructure

The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has taken a proactive step towards enhancing internet accessibility across the country by initiating the formation of a committee dedicated to developing guidelines for satellite internet provision

Read more: Bangladesh Regulator Sets Up Committee to Draft Satellite Internet Guidelines

SpaceX's satellite network, Starlink, is set to launch its high-speed internet services in Indonesia within the next two weeks. This announcement was made by Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment, Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan, during the ‘Jakarta Future Forum: Blue Horizons, Green Growth.’

Read more: Starlink Set to Illuminate Indonesia with High-Speed Internet

PLDT Inc. (PLDT) and its wireless arm Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) have praised a recent effort to speed up the electrification and installation of telecommunications facilities in rural areas. The National Electrification Administration (NEA) issued Memorandum Order No. 2024-18, which outlines guidelines to simplify the process of powering up telecommunications towers in areas served by electric cooperatives, reducing the processing time to just 30 days.

Read more: PLDT and Smart Applaud NEA's Telecom Electrification Boost

According to the latest Omdia smartphone preliminary shipment survey, 300.4 million units of smartphones were shipped in the first quarter of the year. This marks an 11.6% increase from the previous quarter and represents the second consecutive quarter of year-on-year growth.

Read more: Q1 Smartphone Shipments Reach 300.4 Million, 11.6% Growth

NEC Corporation has released its consolidated financial results for the fiscal year ending on March 31, 2024. The results surpassed expectations across the board due to the increasing popularity of a high-performing generative AI Large Language Model (LLM) and progress towards achieving the goals outlined in the Mid-term Management Plan 2025.

Read more: NEC Corporation's FY2024 Success Fueled by AI Innovation and Strategic Growth

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