Singapore’s IMDA supports interim deployment riding on 4G infrastructure

Support for telcos to offer of faster data speeds, ahead of nationwide rollout of 5G standalone networks. Singapore’s Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) will support Mobile Network Operators’ (MNOs) plan to ride on existing 4G networks to deploy 5G Non-Standalone (NSA) networks. This will be part of trials to allow…

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Enabling global interoperability for 5G

Providing a summary of the specifications released to its members. The 5G Future Forum, a group of global 5G leaders accelerating the delivery of multi-access edge Computing-enabled solutions around the world, has released abstracts of its first technical specifications to provide a summary of the specifications released to its members. There are two major…

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NETS accelerates cross-border payments with SingTel and AWS

Collaboration will pave the way for Singaporeans to make purchases at more retail outlets abroad. Network for Electronic Transfers (NETS) has announced its plan to accelerate the development and delivery of its digital cross-border payment services, leveraging Singtel’s advanced ConnectPlus Managed Network and Amazon Web Services’ (AWS’) cloud computing platform.…

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SingTel looks towards digital transformation and 5G post pandemic

COVID-19 drives strong interest and openness towards technology among customers. At SingTel’s 28th annual general meeting in late July the Singapore-based telecommunications provider detailed how COVID-19 had impacted its business, as well what technologies will help it move forward through the pandemic. According to the SingTel the drop-in business activities,…

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Supagas overhauls complicated and outdated technology

Complicated and outdated network, due to acquisition and growth. Australian supplier of LPG, industrial, medical, speciality and helium gases in Australia, Supagas has chosen Macquarie Telecom to provide it with provide VoIP, SD-WAN, nbn, mobile and data centre services to help accelerate the company’s cloud migration. Supagas has grown significantly…

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Update: Telstra no longer believes a DoS attack brought its network down

Telco walks back claims of DoS attack, when its network went down on the weekend. Australian telecommunications provider, Telstra has walked back claims a severe outage on Sunday was due to a Denial of Service (DoS). In a Twitter message, the telco wrote: “The massive messaging storm that presented as…

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