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With the rise of IoT and connected devices as companies innovate to drive profitable growth, location data is becoming an increasingly important asset across myriad industries such as retail and logistics, where consumers are reached out to based on location data to create enhanced customer experiences.

Read more: The rise of location-based advertising in a digitalized world

The annual Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit will be back in its 15th edition on December 8th at Intercontinental Hotel, Dubai Festival City, UAE. The Summit will be both physical and virtual which will allow panelists to join the panel discussions in Dubai from anywhere in the world and anyone will be able to virtually participate.

Read more: Save the date for the 15th Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit

Harassing scam calls have plagued the global telecommunications industry, resulting in the high incidence of fraud and financial losses among users. Over the years, criminal scammers have been evolving and adopting more sophisticated technologies to carry out fraudulent activities and continue to be a source of problems.

Read more: How can telecom operators and the governments combat scam calls

Before the pandemic, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned about worsening food scarcity as the world’s population grows in the next few decades. Following the COVID-19 outbreak, the United Nations reported that the severity of a food scarcity has been brought forward – doubling in numbers in the Asia-Pacific region to affect more than 265 million last year.

Read more: How APAC countries are gearing up for Agriculture 4.0

As countries work towards digitalising economies, Telecom Review Asia Pacific interviews Robert Tay, Cluster Director at Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) in charge of the ATxSG Programme Office to find out its role in shaping Singapore’s tech scene and advancing economies in the region. 

Read more: IMDA: Forging a shared digital future in Asia

Powered by 5G, eSIM or embedded subscriber identity module is a rising technology that is threatening to replace traditional SIM cards. With 5G revolutionizing connectivity, eSIM emerges as a seamless way to harness greater connectivity between a future of billions of IoT devices. Instead of relying on physical SIM cards, eSIM is the embedded alternative that uses remote SIM provisioning (RSP) to download a user’s profile onto a device, to provide users full control of connectivity management and the ability to switch networks as desired.

Read more: eSIM and its impact in an hyperconnected world

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