State Library of Victoria ditches Oracle

The Library has shifted the support and maintenance contract to Rimini Street. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has received an application for merger authorisation from Telstra Corporation Limited (Telstra) and TPG Telecom Limited (TPG). Telstra and TPG (the Applicants) have entered into three interrelated agreements in respect of a…

Read More

Telecommunications services market saw higher than expected growth

2021 was characterized by the quick recovery of the global economy caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Worldwide spending on Telecom Services and Pay TV Services reached $US1.566 billion in 2021, an increase of 1.6 per cent year over year, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Semiannual Telecom Services Tracker.…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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.…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More