CenturyLink Roundtable: Transform today to control tomorrow

Sponsored Content: Senior IT decision makers from NAB, Lendlease, Orica, David Jones and others discuss digital transformation. In mid-June CenturyLink and Focus Network hosted a roundtable for leading organisations like NAB, Orica, QANTAS, Tabcorp Lendlease, BHP and others, representing a combined revenue of over AU$125 billion, and employing approximately 285,000…

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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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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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HCL Technologies makes May purchases

Expanding network and security solutions. India-founded HCL Technologies intent to acquire Cisco’s Self-Optimizing Network (SON) technology. The acquisition, comprising of products and services built on Cisco’s SON technology, will compliment HCL’s needs in the telecommunications industry. This includes tier-one communications service providers globally and application support to its clients. The…

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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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Cisco has its eyes on network intelligence company Thousand Eyes

ThousandEyes will add to Cisco’s network performance and monitoring capabilities across the enterprise and into the Cloud. Network giant, Cisco has announced its intention to acquire privately held ThousandEyes, an Internet and Cloud intelligence platform delivers deep visibility and insights into the digital delivery of applications and services over the…

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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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China Mobile Tianjin and Huawei complete network Tianjin Medical University General Hospital

Partnership comes off the announcement, that the UK Govt. is reviewing a ban on Huawei. China Mobile Tianjin (Tianjin Mobile) and Huawei have announced the industry’s first commercial use of next generation optical transport network (NG OTN) for Tianjin Medical University General Hospital. China’s digital economy has seen continual growth…

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Impacts on network performance due to latency in remote access

Navigating new normal as work from home impacts networks. The shift in network demand and pressure between office and remote working has been monumental. The global pandemic has shown workers and employers the shift to working from home can be a reality, after many years of lip service. However as…

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