The founder of Telecom Review Asia Pacific, Toni Eid will be a keynote speaker at the Cloud and Datacenter Convention 2019 which will be held in the capital’s prestigious Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit, Thailand, on the 6th of November.

Read more: Telecom Review Asia’s founder to speak at global cloud and data center convention

The winners of the NetEvents Innovation Awards 2019 – Cloud/Datacenter, IoT & CyberSecurity were announced at the NetEvents Global IT Summit & Awards Dinner at the Hayes Mansion, San Jose, California, USA. These prestigious awards celebrate the year’s most significantly innovative start-ups and established companies in the fast-growing Internet of Things (IoT), Cloud/Datacenter and Cybersecurity arenas. All money raised from the award entry fees is being shared between three charities: Prostate Cancer Research, STEM and UNICEF. This year’s charitable contributions brought the total raised to date to over $137,000.

Read more: Top honours presented to start-ups at NetEvents 2019 Innovation Awards

Mavenir, the industry's only end-to-end cloud-native 4G and 5G network software provider for CSPs  announced the extension of its partnership with Vodafone Idea Limited (VIL), India’s leading telecom operator, to extend VIL Network as a Platform, reaching distributed presence across all the major Industrial, Commercial, and Services clusters in India. 

Read more: Mavenir extends alliance with Vodafone Idea to fortify presence in India

ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for Mobile Internet, together with the Zhejiang Branch of China Telecom, assisted Bluetron in commissioning China's first 5G SA (Standalone) site, which put 5G slicing, edge computing and smart manufacturing into trial to help Bluetron build a new 5G smart factory.

Read more: ZTE, China Telecom assist Bluetron in implementing China’s first 5G SA site

Ren Zhengfei, CEO and founder of Huawei, hosted an open discussion alongside other prominent guests examining the role of innovation and trust in the future of the information, communication and technology (ICT) sector.

Read more: Huawei Founder: ‘We should embrace this new era with great courage’

Thai telecoms juggernaut AIS has recently partnered with industry leaders across multiple sectors to launch its “Mission Green 2020” environment protection initiative by installing e-waste bins in its stores and shopping malls all over the country. According to AIS, the aim of this campaign is to educate society on the detrimental effects on the planet if e-waste disposal is done ineffectively and carelessly.

Read more: Thailand’s AIS aims to educate people on importance of e-waste management through new campaign

MEF has announced the 15 MEF 3.0 Proof of Concept (PoC) demonstration teams selected to participate in the sixth annual MEF 3.0 PoC Showcase at MEF19, held 18-22 November 2019 at the JW Marriott LA LIVE in Los Angeles, California.

Read more: MEF19 to host PoC demonstrations featuring 46 key industry players

Lawyers for Meng Wanzhou, Huawei’s CFO, had recently revealed that Canadian police illegally exchanged details of Meng’s phone data with US officials in an attempt to throw out an extradition claim against the top executive.

Read more: Canadian police illegally shared Huawei executive’s data with US, lawyers claim

PCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT, Hong Kong’s premier telecommunications service provider, and DE-CIX, the world’s leading Internet Exchange (IX) operator, have collaborated to extend the reach of DE-CIX’s cloud and data center offerings via the Console Connect SDI® platform by PCCW Global. The collaboration will also provide Console Connect customers direct on-demand access to the DE-CIX platform via the self provisioning platform.

Read more: PCCW Global, DE-CIX to expand global footprint via the SDI® platform

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