Direct-to-phone satellite operator, Lynk Global, announced that Telikom Limited, the state telecommunications company of Papua New Guinea, has begun offering Lynk's Sat2Phone service to its subscribers. Initially, the Sat2Phone service in Papua New Guinea will only support SMS messaging. This is because Lynk currently has only three LEOsats (low Earth orbit satellites) in orbit to support the service, out of a planned constellation of 5,000.
HCLTech has partnered with SAP SE to promote innovation and incorporate generative AI (GenAI) into business processes, which could boost business transformation and help generate significant results.
PT Link Net Tbk, an Indonesian Internet Service Provider (ISP), is reportedly considering raising up to USD 500 million through the sale of a stake in its fiber business, in anticipation of expanding its network coverage.
According to Dell'Oro Group, revenues from Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) are expected to exceed USD 40 billion in the next five years. This growth is attributed to the increasing number of subscribers in emerging markets. The report states that FWA spending has risen in recent years to support both residential and enterprise connectivity. This is due to the ease of deployment and the widespread availability of 4G and sub-6GHz 5G networks.
Telkom Indonesia and Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison have recently formed a strategic partnership to strengthen Indonesia's internet infrastructure. The collaboration includes the creation of an interconnected Internet Exchange (IX) ecosystem with the goal of improving the overall quality of internet service in the country. This significant Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was officially signed by NeutraDC and BDx Indonesia during the Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC) conference in Honolulu, Hawaii, marking a watershed moment in Indonesia's internet development.
Malaysian satellite company, MEASAT, has announced a partnership with Elon Musk's SpaceX to become an official reseller of Starlink hardware and services. The deal was finalized in December and allows MEASAT to solidify its position as a one-stop satellite provider.
Foxconn, the world's largest contract electronics manufacturer, has announced a partnership with Indian multinational information technology consulting firm, HCL Group, to establish a semiconductor assembly and testing facility in India.
Denodo, a leader in data management, is expanding its presence in Thailand and will be placing a heavy focus on logical data management. The company has partnered with leading Thai system integrators and recently collaborated with a major healthcare provider in Thailand to improve its Hospital Information System.
Nokia and NTT Corporation have completed a joint proof of concept (PoC) by employing Nokia's mobile fronthaul solution on an All-Photonic Network (APN). This aligns seamlessly with the objectives of the Innovative Optical and Wireless Network (IOWN) Global Forum.
CelcomDigi Berhad (CelcomDigi) has partnered with SoftBank Corp. and Sumitomo Corporation's SC-NEX to accelerate the digitalization of enterprises in Malaysia using innovative Industry 4.0 (IR4.0) solutions.