Singtel and Optus expand 5G ecosystems

Enabling 5G solutions like robotics, drones, autonomous vehicles and artificial intelligence to operate at ultra-low latency. Singtel and Optus will expand their 5G ecosystems by enabling enterprises and start-ups to develop low latency 5G solutions on their Multi-access Edge Compute (MEC) infrastructures. The MEC, leveraging the Amazon Web Services (AWS)…

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Australia will lead Asia-Pacific mobile communication growth

Followed by India with mobile revenue CAGR of 10.1 per cent over the forecast period. Australia will witness one of the fastest compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.4 per cent in terms of mobile service revenues in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region between 2020 and 2025, according to analytics company…

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Optus suffers mobile network outage in Australian states

Mobile call, text and data services affect telco provider’s business and residential customers. Singtel’s Australian telecommunication service provider, Optus has suffered a mobile outage on the 18th of February, with customers experiencing intermittent disruptions to their mobile call, text and data services. According to the telecommunication provider its technical teams…

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Build a talent pipeline in 5G and emerging technologies

Pivoting workforce to capture new digital growth opportunities and drive digital transformation across industries. The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) is partnering with the National University of Singapore (NUS) and Singapore Polytechnic (SP) and telecommunications company Singtel to attract and build a ready pool of capable talent in 5G and…

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Optus and University of South Australia collaborate on cyber security

Aim is to drive cyber security and data science innovation in SA. Optus and the University of South Australia (UniSA) have announced a new strategic alliance designed to deliver research outcomes that drive technology innovations and educate Australia’s next generation of cyber security and data science specialists. The joint venture…

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Pandemic pushes calls through with chat bots and apps

Striving for resilience in APAC call centres. The recent events of COVID-19 have forced CIOs and IT functions to work differently and across a broad range of tools to ensure vital contact centres are up and running, even when staff were no longer in a physical call centre. According to…

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Curtin University and Optus partner for 5G smart campus in Western Australia

Students and faculty to be provided with on-campus 5G lab for research, teaching and learning, and other projects Optus and Curtin University have partnered to ramp up research on 5G and connect staff, students and industry to the cutting-edge technology. Underpinned by the Optus 5G network, the co-investment will provide…

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