The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) called for new regulations on Facebook, Google and other tech behemoths which could have far-reaching ramifications on their money-making procedures and their ability to choose which content consumers would consume.

Read more: Tech titans face clampdown from Australian regulator

KT Corporation, South Korea’s largest telecommunications company, is demonstrating its technological innovations from fifth-generation (5G) wireless technology to quantum satellite communication at ConnecTechAsia 2019, Asia’s leading technology trade show held in Singapore this week.

Read more: KT and KT SAT showcase 5G and satellite to the world at ConnecTechAsia 2019

Huawei has strengthened its position in a leading global brand index while also increasing its brand value. BrandZ’s annual Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands study, published by WPP’s research arm Kantar, ranks Huawei 47th (up one place from last year) with an eight percent increase in brand value. It’s the fourth consecutive year that Huawei has been featured in the top 50.

Read more: Global brand index levels up Huawei’s position and brand value

The CEO and chairman of IBM Asia Pacific, Harriet Green was one of the keynote speakers who inaugurated this year’s ConnecTechAsia event. Green’s main message was how to make a difference to people’s lives with smart technologies and how IBM is contributing to that goal.

Read more: CEO of IBM Asia Pacific calls for ‘tech for all’

Thuraya Telecommunications Company, the mobile satellite services subsidiary of the Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat), announced it is unveiling its newest smart solutions for the fast growing APAC market at CommunicAsia 2019. The role of mobile satellite communications in shaping a connected future is certainly not miniscule. By combining the power of L-band with the dexterity of GSM and the global reach of Ku, Thuraya provides users unrivalled access to voice, broadband and Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications on a plethora of platforms and networks – multiplicity, being a key enabler of smart, connected technologies. 

Read more: Thuraya unveils smart satellite solutions at CommunicAsia 2019

Asia’s mega Infocomm, Media and Technology event, ConnecTechAsia 2019 officially opened its doors on June 18th with an official ceremony where the Chief Executive, Infocomm Media Development Authority, Tan Kiat How delivered a keynote highlighting Singapore’s digital transformation journey.

Read more: Singapore’s IMDA CEO tackles digitalization in opening keynote

With transformation at the top of their agenda, business leaders are meeting at ConnecTechAsia, which will be held in Singapore from June 18-20, 2019, to showcase and discover the latest technologies that promise to ready businesses for the future.

Read more: ConnecTechAsia: The region’s TMT platform for networking and business intelligence

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