The fourth industrial revolution has arrived, turning the industry on its head and forcing traditional telcos to seek new and contemporary software development solutions that will allow them to migrate seamlessly into the 5G sphere. One of the elements that is at the forefront of this exciting digital transformation is cloud-native technology, of which MATRIXX Software is a leading pioneer.
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The Asia Pacific region is currently witnessing the untethered mushrooming of emerging technologies, establishing itself as a global startup hotbed for creators, artists, entrepreneurs and disruptors all scrambling to get a piece of the millennial success story pie. Undoubtedly, many of these success stories can trace their lineage back to the likes of Apple, Microsoft and Google, who dominated the late 20th century and kick-started an era of renewed innovation powered by youthful vigour and an unrelenting hunger to succeed. Within the countries in Southeast Asia specifically, the marriage between its growing economies and society’s increasing tech savviness has birthed a flourishing startup ecosystem unlike any other, simultaneously transforming the region’s socio-economic landscape whilst providing numerous opportunities to its different communities.
“We continuously work with governments, regulators and enterprise customers looking to evaluate the role of satellite broadband and help them understand the latest technology and network options and how they can deploy them in a simple yet efficient manner.”
In a society that has become increasingly preoccupied with having the latest technologically-advanced gadgets and apps for ease, entertainment and leisure, it is easy to forget that there are still billions of world citizens, especially children, who are suffering in silence from the lack of basic healthcare and nutritional needs. In light of this confronting reality, one man has decided to use his influence and platform to change this, beginning with his home country of India.
No longer a dream of the future, 5G is here and will be at the very core of an ecosystem that is ready to fuel the digital evolution towards a more dynamic and connected society. Advancing right alongside this 21st century digital phenomenon is Mavenir, who is not only leading the way towards a 100% software-based, end to end mobile network infrastructure solutions, but also smashing through traditional and archaic telco methods, disrupting the overall industry and heralding a new era of continued innovation and market proliferation.
“Limelight Network’s private CDN network coupled with our move to build a stronger edge presence, are committed to helping our clients tackle challenges in delivering quality digital content to end-users, and ultimately improve overall customer experience,” says Jaheer Abbas, the Senior Director of Limelight Networks for Southeast Asia and India.
“It’s really an opportunity for network operators to move up the value chain and actually participate in the cloud computing ecosystem by competing with all the other big cloud operators and really leveraging that real estate with the network connectivity that goes with it.”
In order to know more about telcos’ digital transformation and the role of satellite operators in the 5G era, Telecom Review spoke to Karl Horne, VP, Telco/MNO Data Solutions, SES Networks at ConnecTechAsia 2019.
ZTE is a major Chinese multinational telecom vendor which provides solutions that range from mobile internet to data telecommunications gear to smartphones.
When Peter Knight, the editor of the business newsletter of the Sunday Times, coined the term “FinTech” in the 1980s, it was only to describe a bot that had reorganised his mailbox. Little did he know that this word, an abbreviation of “financial technology”, would somehow slink into the back-end systems of orthodox financial firms throughout the 2000s and eventually find its way into the common vernacular during the global financial crisis of 2007-2008. The crisis, which wreaked financial apocalypse on 50% of the world’s GDP, caused worldwide distrust, lack of confidence and dubiety towards traditional banking establishments – all of which were necessary ingredients to sow the seeds of innovation and creation that would lead to a new breed of financial institutions known as FinTechs.