Telcos are increasingly adopting a customer-centric approach as the world prepares for the 4th industrial revolution. A seamless customer service is now their ultimate goal, and in order to achieve that, improved network quality is, of course, their first recourse. For the network to enable such a great experience, a complete makeover is required.

Read more: Telcos’ metamorphosis starts with the network

Ekinops is a French company serving the world with a product portfolio that consists of two highly complementary product sets. One, marketed under the EKINOPS 360 brand name, provides a single, fully integrated platform for Metro, Regional, and Long-Haul applications up to 400G. The other, marketed under the OneAccess brand name, provides a wide choice of physical and virtualized deployment options for enterprise services requiring layer 2 and layer 3 network functions.

Read more: Ekinops VPs discuss presence in the APAC region

5G is no longer a farfetched technology. It’s here. Vendors around the world have been in a fierce competition to offer operators 5G equipment and lead the way in the digital era. The capabilities of the fifth generation technology are tremendous and so far, Asia has proven itself as a pioneer in this field. Consumers in South Korea - where nationwide 5G mobile network has been launched in a world first - have already subscribed to 5G, Hong Kong has released its 5G spectrum roadmap and China has just issued 5G licenses for commercial use.

Read more: 5G is here and Asia is more than ready

The satellites industry can be broader than we think and is a key driver of the digital revolution that is happening today. One of the major satellite players is Newtec. To know more about what the company is showcasing at CommunicAsia 2019 and its involvement in 5G technology, Telecom Review sat with the CEO Thomas Van den Driessche.

Read more: 5G is already generating revenue for us, says Newtec CEO

In this era, almost every organization needs to become digital. Digital transformation is taking place, making more companies multi-cloud based, powered by data and ready to take on new challenges by turning them into opportunities.

Read more: “Digital transformation will create new opportunities for vertical solutions providers” – Dell...

Ultrafast data rates. High availability. Extreme flexibility. Support for an exponentially larger number of connected devices as compared to 4G. 5G promises all of these features, paving the way for a dizzying array of use cases ranging from smart transport to advanced critical communications to autonomous factories to immersive consumer experiences. Analyst firm IHS Markit predicts that 5G will drive $12.3 trillion of global economic output in 2035, enabling enterprises and industries to improve productivity, reduce costs and open the door to new opportunities.

Read more: Narrowing the digital divide: How satellite will deliver ubiquitous 5G

SES is the world’s leading satellite operator and the first provider to deliver a differentiated and scalable geostationary earth orbit (GEO) and medium earth orbit (MEO) offering worldwide. Through its value-added, end-to-end solutions offered in two key business units: SES Video and SES Networks, SES has the capability, knowledge and expertise to connect and enable broadcast, telecom, corporate and government customers, changing the lives of billions of people worldwide. SES’s pioneering and progressive approach to new emerging technologies and disruption within the industry over the years is what ultimately keeps SES Networks ahead of its competitors.

Read more: SES Networks strengthens offerings with more end-to-end managed connectivity services following...

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