Watson’s AI capabilities will ‘revolutionize’ the services IBM Cloud Video can offer its client base. IBM’s ability to use Watson’s AI engine to both add and extract intelligence from video can be used as a primary data source that will subsequently bring ‘real value’ to businesses. That was the claim made by Gregor McElvogue, Executive Director, Offering Management, IBM Cloud Video at CommunicAsia 2017 – which is Asia’s premier ICT exhibition and conference held annually in Singapore.
ZTE Corporation a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, announced that the company has signed an agreement with Pakistan Television Corporation on digital television services at the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in Beijing.
Nokia and China Mobile are deploying millions of home gateways to provide residential customers across 29 different provinces in China with access to fiber-based ultra-broadband applications and intelligent home services.
PCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT, Hong Kong’s premier telecommunications service provider, is collaborating with Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, the leading OS for container, cloud, scale-out and hyperscale computing, and CPLANE NETWORKS, the leader in multi-site OpenStack cloud orchestration, to create new cloud services for its customers.
TE SubCom, a TE Connectivity Ltd. company and an industry pioneer in undersea communications technology, announced that it has been awarded the South Pacific Marine Maintenance Agreement (SPMMA), a five-year service agreement between SubCom and 14 cable operators in the region.
ZTE Corporation, a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, today announced that its OpenStack-based cloud management platform, Tulip Elastic Cloud System (TECS), participated in and successfully passed the Interop Challenge at the OpenStack Summit 2017.
Thaicom Public Company Limited, a provider of satellite communications services on an end-to-end basis, announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Huawei Technologies (Thailand) Co., Ltd. and Starcor Media Technologies Limited for the development of an OTT (Over-the-Top) platform in Thailand.
Samsung Electronics recently increased its Samsung Pay application’s reach around the world by expanding in four markets over two days. Samsung Pay officially launches in Sweden and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and enters early access in Hong Kong and Switzerland.
Thuraya recently worked with service partners, Talia and NBS Maritime, to sponsor and support two climbers - Holly Budge and Dr. Atanas Skatov - in their summit expeditions to Mount Everest. Both Ms. Budge and Dr. Skatov completed their missions successfully and were able to stay connected with wireless data via Thuraya IP+ satellite terminals throughout their steep trek.
Social networking colossus Facebook has announced that it will commercially deploy its ‘Express Wi-Fi’ service, which is just one of its many connectivity initiatives under its internet.org umbrella. In addition to this, Facebook also announced a partnership with Indian telecommunications leader Bharti Airtel, and disclosed that it plans to create an additional 20,000 hotspots online.