Boustead Petroleum Marketing Sdn Bhd (BHPetrol) has chosen Maxis to help with their digitalization efforts in order to improve the customer experience at their retail stations. Maxis will be providing their managed SD-WAN technology to power BHPetrol's outdoor payment terminals and Point-of-Sale systems at all their retail stations in Peninsular Malaysia.
HKT Limited (HKT) has completed the building of a fiber-optic network that connects Lamma Island. Residents are able to enjoy their first home high-speed broadband experience as numerous communities are connected to the network in succession. The fiber network is anticipated to be extended to serve a total of 19 settlements on the island by the end of this year.
Nokia has presented its updated company and technology strategy at the Amplify Singapore event. The goal is to support Singapore's digital transformation and economic growth by positioning Nokia as a leader in innovation. This will involve developing next-generation network solutions and B2B technology innovations that will help Singaporean enterprises and communication service providers (CSPs) maximize their digital potential.
Equinix, a digital infrastructure company, has announced its plans to open its first data center in Kuala Lumpur in the first quarter of 2024. This follows the company's announcement last year of its intention to enter the Malaysian market with a data center in Johor.
Hong Kong Telecom (HKT) has partnered with Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. to provide Managed Cloud Security Services to Hong Kong enterprises. Companies that embrace digital transformation and cloud strategies to stay competitive confront security difficulties such as limited experienced security resources, restricted security expenditures and a requirement for extended protection coverage. Check Point's comprehensive cybersecurity solutions will be incorporated into HKT's Managed Security Services (MSS) offerings to address these concerns.
Telecom gear manufacturer Tejas Networks announced that it has deployed its TJ1400 family of carrier-class Fiber-to-the-x (FTTx) and Packet Switching Network (PTN) solutions for Tata Tele Business Services (TTBS) in order to deliver high-speed fiber connectivity services to all businesses across the country.
Leading integrated telco network PLDT Inc. (PLDT) has further solidified its commitment to help drive the government's digital transformation initiatives through the sale and leaseback of its towers, supporting the government's common tower policy.
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.
Nutanix, a leader in hybrid multicloud computing, has announced that Standard Foods, a major provider of nutraceutical products, has used the Nutanix Cloud Platform to improve its operations, R&D capabilities and information security.
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.