PingPong deepens its partnership with JCB

PingPong will have established direct relationships with all six major international credit card networks. PingPong, a leading digital cross-border payment provider, recently entered a direct partnership with JCB, whereby its Hong Kong-based merchants will be able to receive online payments from JCB cardholders worldwide. With this latest agreement, PingPong will have…

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Cyber actors exploit network providers and devices

This joint Cybersecurity Advisory was coauthored by the NSA. Summary This joint Cybersecurity Advisory describes the ways in which People’s Republic of China (PRC) state-sponsored cyber actors continue to exploit publicly known vulnerabilities to establish a broad network of compromised infrastructure. These actors use the network to exploit a wide…

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Australia and New Zealand broadband networks deliver similar download speeds

Upload speeds on both the 100/20 and Ultrafast speed tiers were also higher in New Zealand. New Zealand and Australian consumers on fibre to the premises connections receive very similar download speeds. The report also shows New Zealand has more consistent performance during the evening hours, but Australian consumers on…

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Viettel doubles down on ransomeware protection

Object Lock enables users to create an immutable data backup copy. Vietnamese telco Viettel IDC has deployed Cloudian’s HyperStore object storage as the foundation for its storage service offerings, including Storage-as-a-Service, Backup-as-a-Service and Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service. These services will bring the benefits of HyperStore’s public cloud-like flexibility, limitless scalability and fully…

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Accelerating 5G expansion in Japan

Fibocom 5G module FG360-JP completed NTT DOCOMO interoperability testing. Fibocom a provider of IoT (Internet of Things) wireless solutions and wireless communication modules, announces that the FG360-JP module has completed interoperability testing (IOT) with NTT DOCOMO and received certifications of JATE and TELEC. Customers in Japan are now able to leverage FG360-JP…

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Telstra boosts connectivity between Australia and the world

The cable is built using up to 400G Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing technology. Telstra today announced that the first direct subsea cable to connect Australia with the US will be ready for service in July 2022. The Southern Cross NEXT cable (SX NEXT) will enhance connectivity between Australia and New…

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Telstra International expands business offerings in the Philippines

Telstra has enhanced network infrastructure and service offerings. Telstra has expanded its business and service offerings in the Philippines with the launch of a new Point of Presence (PoP) in Pasig City, and the establishment of a new partnership with Converge, the leading pure fibre data network and internet service…

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