OCBC Bank enables use of SingPass to access digital banking services

Customers can login using their SingPass via the mobile app. OCBC Bank’s 1.8 million digital customers will now be able to use the SingPass Mobile app as an alternative login to access the full suite of digital banking services via the OCBC Mobile Banking app or Internet banking. Using SingPass…

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Mobile alliance agrees to eSIM network changes in China and Singapore

Alliance covers 34 countries in Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa. Mobile alliance covering 34 countries in Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa, Bridge Alliance, will collaborate with China Unicom and Singtel to enable enterprise customers of both companies to perform embedded SIM (eSIM) changes over-the-air (OTA). This will allow…

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DevOps a way for governments to deliver security compliance

It’s an increasingly application-driven world. DevOps could be a key technology to help government agencies address security and compliance requirements, manage heterogeneous environments, and ongoing visibility in their IT infrastructure. In an increasingly application-driven world, the government sector is constantly challenged with prioritising resources and delivering services to citizens while…

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Cambodia makes headway in 5G rollouts  

Cambodia prepping for more broadband services. Developing ASEAN country Cambodia is seeing its efforts to expand and upgrade its telecom infrastructure bearing fruit. In a recent report by research and consultancy firm BuddeComm, Cambodia is “well on the way on preparing for the rollout of 5G services”. It was reported…

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Mobile service providers push ahead with 5G amidst pandemic

Research shows telcos making strides in 5G networks. Mobile service providers say they are making substantial progress toward ushering in a new generation of 5G Networks that will enable ultra-high-speed mobile connectivity and a wide variety of new applications and smart infrastructure use cases. Progress includes steady work toward virtualising…

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APJ will see slight dip in telecommunications spending

IDC semiannual telecom service tracker predicts slight drop in consumer YoY. Despite the rise in Internet services, COVID-19 will have no impact on Worldwide Telecommunications Services and Pay TV Spending in 2020, according to analyst firm IDC. In the latest IDC Worldwide Semiannual Telecom Services Tracker, worldwide spending on telecommunications and…

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SingPass Mobile hits one million users

SingPass Mobile enables users to log in swiftly using their fingerprint, face recognition (for smartphones with this capability) or an easy-to-remember 6-digit passcode of their choice. Singapore Government’s app, SingPass has hit over one million users as of March 2020. The GovTech app was debuted in October 2018. SingPass Mobile…

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Chunghwa Telecom releases earnings for first quarter 2020

Taiwanese telco revenue decreased by 6.2 percent The outbreak of coronavirus has been blamed for the “challenging start to 2020”, for Taiwan telecommunications company, Chunghwa. In a statement to the media Chi-Mau Shieh chairman and CEO of Chunghwa Telecom said, the telco had entered the pandemic in a “position of…

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