The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in New Zealand crossed 1,150 as of 19th May 2020. The country has taken stringent measures, including a one-month national lockdown, which started on 25th March 2020, to curb the pandemic. The telecommunications service providers in New Zealand are effectively tackling the situation and providing maximum support to their customers both in terms of network coverage and financial assistance, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.
If you’ve been stuck in a long phone queue waiting for customer service since Covid-19 hit, you're not alone with many call centres closing. However, one local NBN provider has transitioned even its call centre workers to home offices.
Sparkle, the first international service provider in Italy and among the top ten global operators, announces the enhancement of its American backbone boosting its Pacific routes with a new fiber pair on Curie submarine cable system connecting Chile to US.
ZTE Corporation has helped the Zhejiang branch of China Mobile send China's first 5G message based on GSMA UP2.4 standard in Hangzhou, China, thereby making China Mobile the first Chinese operator to implement the 5G Message Center (5GMC).
ZTE Corporation announced that it has helped China Mobile promptly launch the cloud classroom service based on the IPTV platform, introducing massive high-quality educational resources to students for online classes. By means of this service, students can take open classes given by famous teachers on TV at home, allowing students to keep learning even with classes suspended during the outbreak of COVID-19.
April 2020 is a significant milestone for StarHub; it marks the company’s 20th anniversary since launching commercial operations. Due to the current challenges that COVID-19 has brought upon the world, the company has halted celebrations and is instead, donating its 20th anniversary marketing budget of $200,000 to a more meaningful cause and further support the community. This initiative is in addition to the newly created StarHub Cares COVID-19 Fund supporting initiatives that help cushion the impact on healthcare staff, patients, lower-income seniors in rental flats and lower-income households.
NTT Ltd., a world-leading global technology services provider, announced the launch of its new Software Defined Infrastructure services portfolio, complementing its existing suite of services. The move to software-defined infrastructure (SDI) is driven by businesses’ demand to reduce time to value, lower costs and enabling businesses to scale up and down, as their needs change.
PCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT, Hong Kong’s premier telecommunications service provider, and Beijing UniStrong Science and Technology Corporation Limited (UniStrong), a world leading spatial-temporal product and service provider, will collaborate in the rapidly growing field of Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) technologies, unlocking exciting new concepts and services especially suited to the telecommunications and aviation industries.
Limelight Networks, Inc. announced enhancements to its Live Video Services that enable a range of low-latency streaming options as well as serverless computing capabilities that can deliver personalised and secure online video experiences.
StarHub is making bold strides in its #HelloChange journey with the launch of StarHub JUMPhone. Offering unrivalled simplicity and value, this new service allows customers to get a new phone yearly at $0 upfront cost and with immediate guaranteed savings every time they do so. These customers will also enjoy full protection with worry-free phone after-sales care included free-of-charge.