Ericsson's latest Mobility Report reveals that the global growth of 5G technology is still ongoing, with India leading the way. Despite challenges in some markets, communication service providers worldwide are investing in 5G, and the report predicts that there will be over 1.5 billion 5G mobile subscriptions globally by the end of 2023.
ABB and China Telecom announced a joint digitalization and industrial Internet of Things (IoT) laboratory in Hangzhou, China. The partnership between ABB Measurement & Analytics China Technology Center and China Telecom’s Internet of Things subsidiary, E Surfing IoT, will focus on developing end-to-end industrial IoT solutions for industrial companies in China.
Super Retail Group, one of Australia's and New Zealand's major retailers, has partnered with Optus, a leading telecommunications operator, to deploy innovative 5G Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) technology at its Queensland distribution facility after a successful trial period.
Smart Communications, Inc. maintained its lead in 5G roaming in 70 countries through its partnerships with a total of 118 key operators around the globe.
South Korean telecom provider SK Telecom (SKT) announced that CEO Ryu Young-sang met with the CEOs of SKT's AI partners to discuss business cooperation to secure leadership in the global AI ecosystem.
Hitachi Vantara, a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. that provides modern infrastructure, data management and digital solutions, has announced two new global partnership agreements with Cisco. These agreements allow Hitachi Vantara to join Cisco's Service Provider and Solution Technology Integrator (STI) partner programs. This partnership will enable Hitachi Vantara to integrate Cisco technologies with its storage products and become a top provider of data center infrastructure and hybrid cloud-managed services.
EDGE DC, a Digital Edge company that provides low-latency connectivity services to support the growing digital economy in Southeast Asia, has set new standards in sustainable data center design in Indonesia. The company aims to reduce its carbon footprint and achieve carbon neutrality by 2030. To achieve this, EDGE1, its facility in downtown Jakarta, is now using a 100% Renewable Energy Certificate (REC) from PLN, making it the first fully operating data center in downtown Jakarta to do so.
Globe, the leading full-service telecommunications company, has cautioned its customers against the rising number of spam and scam messages using over-the-top (OTT) media services that are outside the scope of telco filters.
BetterPlace, Asia's premier frontline workforce management SaaS firm, has partnered with Microsoft to redefine the employee experience for frontline workers across the Asia-Pacific region. The cooperation intends to build revolutionary solutions that target the needs of Asia Pacific's projected 340 million frontline workers by leveraging the power of artificial intelligence (AI).
PLDT Inc., through its B2B arm PLDT Enterprise, is reinforcing all micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in their "hyperdigitalization" efforts.