In The Spotlight
PCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT, Hong Kong’s premier telecommunications service provider, Orange, the leading telecommunications operator in France and a major investor in over 40 submarine cables in the world, and PEACE Cable International, a leading international submarine cable operator, signed an agreement during the Submarine Networks World event in Singapore to deploy the Pakistan and East Africa Connecting Europe (PEACE) submarine cable system, with a 12,000km ultra-low latency high-speed cable system that will relieve critical congestion on one of the busiest data routes in the world.
A new report by IDC Future City Internet of Things Readiness Index in Asia/Pacific (Excluding Japan) says that due to heterogeneity in economic landscape and technological preparedness and maturity, different cities in Asia Pacific (excluding Japan) have different levels of Internet of Things (IoT) readiness. Cities with more broadband penetration, technology and smart city spending, coupled with a well-regulated economic environment are more IoT ready.
PCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT, Hong Kong’s premier telecommunications service provider, and DCConnect, a leading APAC on-demand connectivity, data center and cloud provider, have entered into a technology collaboration that will enable both Console Connect and DCConnect customers to seamlessly leverage network services from either service provider, including providing DCConnect customers with on-demand access to PCCW Global’s extensive international network footprint.
Vice President for 5G Core Network Technology at KT, Yongmin Choi took to the stage at 5G Asia 2019 to explore the potential of 5G network management on a larger scale during his keynote speech “Preparing for the 2nd phase of 5G commercialisation: Findings and future tasks”.
ZTE is a major Chinese multinational telecom vendor which provides solutions that range from mobile internet to data telecommunications gear to smartphones.
The Asia Pacific region is currently witnessing the untethered mushrooming of emerging technologies, establishing itself as a global startup hotbed for creators, artists, entrepreneurs and disruptors all scrambling to get a piece of the millennial success story pie. Undoubtedly, many of these success stories can trace their lineage back to the likes of Apple, Microsoft and Google, who dominated the late 20th century and kick-started an era of renewed innovation powered by youthful vigour and an unrelenting hunger to succeed. Within the countries in Southeast Asia specifically, the marriage between its growing economies and society’s increasing tech savviness has birthed a flourishing startup ecosystem unlike any other, simultaneously transforming the region’s socio-economic landscape whilst providing numerous opportunities to its different communities.
In a society that has become increasingly preoccupied with having the latest technologically-advanced gadgets and apps for ease, entertainment and leisure, it is easy to forget that there are still billions of world citizens, especially children, who are suffering in silence from the lack of basic healthcare and nutritional needs. In light of this confronting reality, one man has decided to use his influence and platform to change this, beginning with his home country of India.