Swift economic recovery sees growth in telco market

Fastest expansion is still expected in the Asia/Pacific region. Worldwide spending on telecommunications and pay TV services is forecast to reach $US1.5 trillion in 2021, representing an increase of 1.0 per cent over 2020, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Semiannual Telecom Services Tracker. The latest forecast is more…

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Resilient NZ telco market is reinventing itself post pandemic

The flat market and pandemic impacts are driving new behaviours. New IDC research shows the New Zealand telco market is fighting back after COVID-19 revenue impacts. IDC’s 2021 New Zealand Telecommunications Market Analysis and Forecast Report, says that despite pandemic impacts the New Zealand Telecommunications Market has remained relatively flat…

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Addressing sustainability challenges and commercial success correlate

Key example of this in the telecoms sector. It is becoming evident that addressing environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues is not only beneficial to the planet and society, but also makes commercial sense. Robert Pritchard, Senior Technology Analyst at GlobalData, highlights a key example of this in the telecoms sector.…

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Operators can avoid 65% of operational costs with IP network automation

Process automation reduces the labor time requirement for manual workloads by up to 68%. Nokia, in collaboration with research firm Analysys Mason, today revealed operators can expect up to a 65% cost avoidance after implementing IP network automation across three operations categories. This is one of several key findings from Nokia’s commissioned study. Network automation is a key driver…

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Telco MEC deployments rapidly increase

Worldwide carrier multi-access edge cloud (MEC) software market to grow to more than $US16B in 2025. International Data Corporation (IDC) sees 2021 as an accelerated year for multi-access edge cloud (MEC) investments. MEC buildouts are being carried out by a broad cross-section of edge stakeholders (e.g., wireless and wireline communications…

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Accelerating connectivity across Cambodia’s booming digital economy

SINET upgrades network. SINET, one of Cambodia’s largest internet and telecommunication service providers, has selected Juniper Networks to upgrade its network infrastructure, accelerating time-to-value for customers in Cambodia. Building on a long-term relationship, SINET has partnered with Juniper Network for further upgrades and to deploy advanced network solutions, deepening the…

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ASEAN delegates agree to strengthen telco infrastructure and e-commerce

Additional obligations have been included in the RCEP agreement. The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Agreement is an agreement to broaden and deepen ASEAN’s engagement with Australia, China, Japan, Korea, and New Zealand. Together, these RCEP participating countries account for about 30 per cent of the global GDP and 30…

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