EdgePoint Infrastructure, an independent telecommunications infrastructure company based in ASEAN, has announced a strategic collaboration with myNEWS Holdings Bhd. This collaboration aims to enhance connectivity and create a seamless digital retail experience for customers across myNEWS and CU outlets in Malaysia.
The Green Digital Economy Platform (GDEP), an international initiative, was officially launched today. The launch, supported by Dr. Moeldoko, Indonesia's Presidential Chief of Staff, marks an important milestone for Indonesia and South Korea in promoting sustainability, digital well-being and the digital economy.
The space sector’s importance in areas such as IoT and the cloud has been underscored by two recent agreements in Bahrain and India. Bahrain-based technology company Beyon Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with E-Space, an innovator in LEO space systems.
Reliance Jio has asked for approval from the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) to widen the scope of the E-band spectrum to include access services along with backhaul, insisting on economic benefits for last-mile broadband deployments over fiber.
India's Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has organized eight working groups under the ambit of the Telecom Equipment and Services Export Promotion Council (TEPC) to lead the nation as a top exporter of telecom technologies.
Submarine Networks World, the largest annual event for subsea communications leaders, is gearing up to welcome its largest delegation yet. Over 800 attendees representing cable owners, operators, consortium members, solution providers and technology innovators from more than 50 countries are expected to attend the conference, which is slated for September 27-28, 2023, in Singapore at the Suntec Convention & Exhibition Center.
Singtel, Asia's leading communications technology group, has reached a major agreement with global investment firm KKR. In this first-time partnership, KKR will invest up to S$1.1 billion (US$800 million) for a 20% share in Singtel's regional data center business. Singtel's regional data center business is valued at S$5.5 billion as a result of this investment. KKR also has the option to grow its share to 25% by 2027 at a predetermined valuation.
Jio Platforms Limited has partnered with NVIDIA to build a state-of-the-art cloud-based AI infrastructure to accelerate AI deployment in India.
Thai state-owned National Telecom (NT) has partnered with telecom operator AIS to support its commercial 5G strategy. NT will rent RAN gear from AIS and utilize the latter's 700 MHz spectrum. The nation's telecom regulator has given approval to this collaboration.
The parent companies of Indonesian operators XL Axiata and Smartfren Telecom have reopened discussions regarding merging their telecom operations in Indonesia, according to Bloomberg.