In The Spotlight
Ericsson has signed an agreement with Telenor Pakistan for the transformation of its mobile backhaul network into an IP-based infrastructure to enhance the capacity of its network backbone and meet the growing traffic demand.
Rakuten Mobile turned on commercial 4G service after a six-month delay, to become the fourth mobile operator in Japan, a move it claimed made it the first operator with a live service based on fully virtualized infrastructure.
World-leading global technology services provider NTT Ltd. releases its Monthly Threat Report, which reveals there has been a significant increase in cyberattacks in the wake of COVID-19, as hackers seek to exploit Coronavirus-related panic, along with vulnerabilities created by an increase in remote working.
April 2020 is a significant milestone for StarHub; it marks the company’s 20th anniversary since launching commercial operations. Due to the current challenges that COVID-19 has brought upon the world, the company has halted celebrations and is instead, donating its 20th anniversary marketing budget of $200,000 to a more meaningful cause and further support the community. This initiative is in addition to the newly created StarHub Cares COVID-19 Fund supporting initiatives that help cushion the impact on healthcare staff, patients, lower-income seniors in rental flats and lower-income households.
TechConnect IT Solutions a leading provider of cloud services and an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Advanced Consulting Partner, announced it has been awarded AWS data and analytics competency certification; the only Advanced Consulting Partner in Australia to achieve this prestigious competency level.
With 5G deployment fast becoming a reality in many parts of the world, mobile operators are scrambling to get their hands on the latest products and solutions that will catapult their businesses to greater heights. Advancing right alongside this 21st century digital phenomenon is ZTE, who is not only leading the way towards a 100% software-based, end to end mobile network infrastructure solutions, but also smashing through traditional telco methods and welcoming a new generation of continued innovation and market proliferation.
While the COVID-19 pandemic is ongoing in Europe, China has already won the staged victory with scientific method to fight against COVID-19. According to the latest official data, the infection situation in China has been initially controlled and only a few or even no new cases have been reported over the past several days. Meanwhile, Chinese researchers have started to share China's experience of "Anti-COVID-19" at multiple countries' request.
The telecoms industry is on the fast track towards global digital transformation and, by the looks of it, isn’t planning on slowing down anytime soon. With the arrival of 5G and a list of other emerging technologies into the ecosystem, it is no surprise that data analytics and network security will play a critical role in protecting and optimizing mobile network operations in the future.