5G subscription growth to drive APAC mobile services market

Mobile data services will remain the largest revenue contributing segment. The total mobile communications services revenue in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region is expected to grow at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.4 per cent from $US320.9bn in 2021 to $US398.4bn in 2026, mainly driven by the mobile data…

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Enterprises should strengthen cybersecurity defences amid Ukraine-Russia crisis

Organizations are collaborating with cybersecurity providers to boost the security of their infrastructure. The prevailing geopolitical tensions are threatening to disrupt and undermine technology industries and spread well beyond national borders. There are concerns about cyber attacks, particularly on critical infrastructure, and as a result, companies need to strengthen their…

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India accounts for over half of 23,000 jobs

The company’s job postings in the Philippines increased by 51 per cent in 2021 compared to 2020. International Business Machines Corp (IBM) is on a hiring spree. The US-headquartered company created around 23,000 jobs between January and March 2022 with 59 per cent of such jobs posted in India. The…

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JV with SES will strengthen India’s broadband market

The war on good talent has taken its toll on enterprises. The formation of Jio Space Technology Limited – a joint venture between India-based digital service provider Jio Platforms Limited (JPL) and Luxembourg-based satellite connectivity solutions provider SES – to deliver affordable broadband services leveraging satellite technology will go a…

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5G subscriptions in APAC to grow at 25.5% CAGR through 2026

Driven by visionary ecosystems. The 5G service has been gaining strong ground in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region, with its subscriptions expected to increase at an impressive compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 25.5% over the forecast period of 2021-2026. The growth is primarily driven by national 5G strategies/policies/action plans adopted…

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HK Govt approves new round of standing contract for IT professional services

Continuous growth in the number of companies participating in the scheme. The Office of the Government Chief Information Officer awarded 117 standing contractor agreements to 70 companies to provide IT professional services to the government under the Standing Contractor Agreement Scheme for Quality Information Technology Professional Services. The standing hosting agreement…

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Cloud computing spending in Australia to reach US$14.1bn in 2025

Cloud-based platforms and services continue to be a key element of this ongoing transformation. The total addressable market size for cloud computing in Australia, in terms of enterprise spending opportunity, is poised to reach $US14.1bn in 2025, supported by large-scale digital transformation initiatives taken up by businesses to counter pandemic-related…

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Data and analytics market in China to increase

Increasing at 10.2 per cen5 CAGR over 2020-2025 Data and analytics market in China, in terms of enterprise spending opportunity, is expected to increase at a CAGR of 10.2 per cent over 2020-2025, boosted by the acceleration in enterprise digital transformation efforts in the country, and growing demand for business…

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