Critical role of digital health in Asia

Opportunity for governments to partner with the private sector to maximise the potential of digital healthcare. Prudential Corporation Asia’s recently released The Pulse of Asia – The Health of Asia Barometer, underscores the unprecedented opportunity offered by digital health technologies to improve access to healthcare in Asia. The research, which…

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APAC 5G enterprise market to witness massive growth by 2024

Mega trends fuel industry transformation. COVID-19 pandemic is driving the need for critical and vital broadband, remote work solutions, and 5G to support remote work. Given the strong demand for connectivity, the potential revenue for the Asia-Pacific 5G enterprise market is expected to grow exponentially. To support future applications, enterprises…

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Australia ICT sector must do more for diversity

Non-profit organisation calling for the ICT industry to address gender diversity, discrimination, and sexual harassment. Australian employee association registered organisation, Professionals Australia is calling on the information and communication technology (ICT) sector to do more to address gender diversity, discrimination, and sexual harassment against women. The call comes after the ICT…

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ITU working with China to develop spectrum management in APAC

Advancing digital transformation, with resilient, robust, and reliable networks for the future. The United Nations agency for telecom/ICTs International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has been collaborating with the State Radio Monitoring Centre (SRMC) of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) of China. In 2020, ITU and SRMC organised practical…

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Smart cities part of national digital transformation drive in Vietnam

Smart city development must be closely linked with strong information infrastructure and e-government development. Vietnam has built policies and made efforts to develop smart cities as it considers it one of three key tasks in the national digital transformation process, stated Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc. The Prime Minister said…

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AIIA welcomes $821.9m boost for Victorian ICT industry 

Funds will be used to digitise services, provide training and to boost digital skills. Information Industry Association (AIIA) has welcomed the A$821.9m injection into Victoria’s ICT industry and offers the Victorian Government its support on how best to implement this investment. These funds will be used to digitise services, provide…

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ACSC has observed a sharp rise in cyber criminal activity

By 2030 an estimated 21 billion devices are expected to be connected to the global internet. Abigail Bradshaw, Head of the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) emphasised the shared responsibility for cyber security across Australian communities, industries, and government. During her speech to the Institute of Public Administration Australia, earlier…

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Australian States push funding for digital reset

Australian states have pushed through funding to drive technology innovation across the country. The state of New South Wales announced the Government was investing more than A$700 million in this year’s Budget to expand the digital capabilities of the state and build new and flexible ways of delivering services everywhere…

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