Singapore's three mobile network operators '” M1, Singtel and StarHub '” have adopted the GSMA's Mobile Connect authentication standard enabling their customers to accessa variety of online services with their mobile number. The Mobile Connect service is already used in 22 other countries
Singtel's Australian subsidiary, Optus, has opened an Advanced Security Operations Centre (ASOC) in Sydney, the latest in a global network operated by Singtel subsidiary Trustwave.
Smart Axiata Co., Ltd. (Smart), the leading mobile telecommunications operator in Cambodia, has partnered with 365squared, an international managed services provider specialized in revenue assurance and managed solutions, to remove the effects of spam for Smart's subscribers and monetize its application-to-person (A2P) SMS traffic through the 365secure service. This service was successfully deployed for Smart in Cambodia in October 2016 to help deliver a better service for more than 8 million Smart subscribers and provide new revenue opportunities.
NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications arm of NTT, has brought into service the Asia Pacific Gateway (APG) cable linking Japan to multiple Asian nations.
Hong Kong Telecom plans to construct a fiber optic link connecting Tseung Kwan O Industrial Estate (TKOIE) and Chai Wan.
Mirantis, the provider of an OpenStack distribution has partnered with NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com) to offer fully managed private OpenStack as a service in NTT Com Enterprise Cloud and its data center services across the globe.
Ericsson has signed a five-year contract with Ooredoo Group to implement its Revenue Manager charging and billing system across the Group's footprint in Southeast Asia, the Middle East and North Africa, starting with Indosat Ooredoo, its largest operation, in November, followed by deployment across its other operations in 2016 and 2017.
Singtel has launched a managed advanced threat prevention (ATP) service based on technology from IT security company Palo Alto Networks. It uses Palo Alto Networks' security platform comprising next-generation firewall, threat intelligence cloud and advanced endpoint protection.
An Australian suburb is set to undergo a dramatic transformation from a derelict town into a 21st century metropolis. Springwood, a suburb of Logan City, is located about 20km from Brisbane '“ and it has remained relatively untouched since the 1990's. However, the dreary suburban town has been identified by developers and environmental planners alike as the ideal location for an incredible new high-tech smart-city.
Huawei Marine Networks claims to have achieved another breakthrough in transmission across an unrepeatered submarine cable with a transmission distance of 648.5 km in a laboratory test in Beijing. The test was performed on a 100Gbps channel over an ultra low loss optical fiber.