Tech Mahindra and ITI partner for 4G and 5G opportunities in India

Partnership will help push for projects as India bans Chinese telco products. India’s ITI and IT service provider, Tech Mahindra plan to jointly create “Make in India” stack as part of this MoU for the upcoming 4G and 5G opportunities in India. ITI Limited has experience in manufacturing 4G to…

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Submarine cable connects Japan, Australia, and US

The last cable between Japan and Australia was constructed more than 20 years ago. The Japan-Guam-Australia (JGA) Cable System has upgraded the cables that interconnect Japan-Guam-Australia South (JGA South) in Guam, extending the cable’s reach. These cables establish one of the fastest path between Tokyo and Sydney, delivering essential network diversity…

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SK Telink upgrades network to keep up with consumer data useage

Keeping up with consumer consumption of data. South Korean network operator SK Telink has selected Ciena to upgrade its submarine network between Seoul, South Korea, Hong Kong and Los Angeles. Ciena will also provide a platform to deliver more differentiated customer experiences. Ciena’s Adaptive IP solution will allow SK Telink…

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Broadband growth remains stable in East Asia despite COVID-19 impact

Analyst firm finds stability and revenue growth in broadband subscribers. S&P Global Market Intelligence firm has found telcos in East Asia reported a stable year-over-year fixed broadband subscriber and revenue growth in the first quarter despite the impact of COVID-19. Still, the monthly and quarterly numbers reflect traces of the…

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XL Axiata has adopted Anthos‒Google Cloud

Indonesian telco adopts Google Cloud, as well as looking to extend the service to customers. Mobile telecommunications services operator, PT XL Axiata has announced it will be adopting Google Cloud and working to extend Cloud services to Indonesian companies. Under the initiative XL Axiata has adopted Anthos‒Google Cloud’s modern application management…

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KT invests in Hyundai Robotics for digital transformation

KT Invests 50 Billion Won for 10 per cent in Hyundai Robotics. South Korean telecommunication company,  KT has invested in Hyundai Robotics, to accelerate digital transformation based on 5G, artificial intelligence (AI) and smart factory. The investment will allow KT to acquire a 10 per cent equity stake in Hyundai…

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HGC launches a PoP in Bangkok, extending ASEAN network penetration

Recently released PoP serves international carriers and service providers. HGC Global Communications has launched its third point-of-presence (PoP) in Bangkok, Thailand. This recent investment extends HGC’s meshed international network coverage in ASEAN regions. The HGC PoP was launched to meet the “growing demand” for connectivity and support rapidly growing traffic…

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