The Smart Cities mission, launched in June 2015, was a bold move by prime minister, Narendra Modi, to secure a better future for India. The mission has been allotted a budget of Rs48,000 crore ($US7.2m) for five years. The selection process has now whittled down to 20 the number of cities to be made smart in the initial round of the project.
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Telecom Review Asia Pacific caught up with PCCW Global CEO, Marc Halbfinger at MWC 2016
Imagine the alarm clock rings on a Monday morning and the curtains draw back, the bathroom lights switch on automatically and you smell fresh coffee brewing. The concept goes as far back as the 1934 World's Fair in Chicago where the home of the future was unveiled. Since then, the automated home has morphed into the smart home; it can do more than turn on our heating and our lights; it can actually think for us.
Telecom Review Asia Pacific previews CommunicAsia2016, EntepriseIT2016 and BroadcastAsia2016, three major regional were held from 31 May - 3 June 2016 at Marina Bay Sands Singapore.
The driving force behind Indonesia's connectivity growth is its minister for communications and information, Rudiantara. He tells Telecom Review Asia Pacific about his ambition to make Indonesia to the second largest IT market in Southeast Asia by 2019.
Telecom Review catches up with Fuad Siddiqui, Bell Labs Consulting Partner and Global Head of Business Strategy and New Markets, Nokia, to discuss the future vision as laid out in the recently published Bell Labs book titled '˜Future X Network'.
e-tailers have been using big data (aka data analytics for years improve the customer experience, boost sales and minimize churn. It's time the telco industry caught up, says big data company, Ezako.
Nokia’s recognizable brand spans the globe, from America to Europe, Russia, the Middle East and Asia Pacific. Undoubtedly its most diverse region, Nokia’s operations in Asia Pacific-Japan (APJ) covers a wide range of countries including Japan, Indonesia, Singapore, South Korea, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, Philippines, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands.
DevOps, short for '˜Development & Operations', is an iterative approach to software development designed to deliver results much more rapidly than traditional methods. Branko Bugarski looks at how it's driving digital disruption and transformation and offers five predictions for DevOps developments in 2016.
As one of the world's leading telecom vendors, Ericsson is one of the most qualified industry leaders to predict future telecom trends. One area of particular focus for the Swedish communication technology provider is 5G. Ericsson expects 5G to enable organizations to move into new markets and build new revenue streams with radically new business models and use cases, including Internet of Things (IoT) applications.