The Asia Pacific (APAC) continues to show significant global growth in fiber network deployments. Fiber optics, the technology used for transmitting images, voice and data through thin and transparent fiber strands made of glass or plastic (aka optic fiber), is at the forefront of this growth.

Read more: A Time for Growth: The Expansion of Fiber Optic Use in Asia

ZTE exhibited its cutting-edge technological innovations, green and low-carbon visions, as well as its achievements in green networking, to visitors at MWC Shanghai 2023. The event was held at the Shanghai New International Expo Center, where ZTE presented its captivating green ecological island, fully in line with the theme "Green for All."

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During the Huawei Product & Solution Innovation Launch at MWC Shanghai 2023, Huawei unveiled its groundbreaking advancements in 5G intelligent core networks. President of Huawei Cloud Core Network Product Line, Mr. George Gao, took center stage to discuss upgrades to Huawei’s IntelligentCore that help carriers achieve greater service innovation, monetization and success in a rapidly evolving 5G landscape.

Read more: Huawei Unveils Groundbreaking Advances in 5G Intelligent Core Networks

Carriers have been at the forefront of the digital transformation over the past few years. The introduction of cloud services, B-to-B (business-to-business) technologies, and video streaming has created new growth potential for carriers. However, these new services place greater demands on IT infrastructure. Efficient data training, cost-effective data storage, and robust data resilience have all emerged as key challenges for carriers, particularly as the threat of ransomware grows.

Read more: Huawei: Building Trustworthy Data Infrastructure for Carriers

Internet usage has become an essential part of daily life for people all over the world. With the help of the internet and technology, we are able to stay connected regardless of distance and location. It also improves the way we get information, communicate with each other and entertain ourselves. The internet has opened a world of possibilities, making it a necessary tool that impacts the way of life in all parts of society. In fact, 2021 data from the World Bank shows that around 72% of the population in the Asia-Pacific region uses the internet.

Read more: The Unknown Impacts and Harmful Risks of Unused Online Accounts

Mobile payments are becoming increasingly popular across the globe, with the Asia-Pacific region garnering a much higher mobile payments market share compared to other parts of the world, according to WorldPay data from FIS.

Read more: The Rise of Mobile Payments: Protecting Against Security Threats and Challenges

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