ePLDT, through its subsidiary, VITRO Inc., is working to enhance the Philippines' position as a growing data center hub in the Asia Pacific by opening the country's largest and first true hyperscale data center facility. Located on a 5-hectare property in Santa Rosa, Laguna, the 50 MW capacity VITRO Sta Rosa (VSR) is set to launch in July. To ensure power availability and redundancy for clients starting to use the facility in June, VSR's dedicated Meralco switching station will be energized by April 2024.

Read more: ePLDT's VITRO Inc. Launches Philippines' Largest Hyperscale Data Center

Viettel Group has officially won the first round of auctions for the radio frequency band 2500-2600 MHz to deploy 5G services in Vietnam. The acquired frequency band, granted by the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC), will allow Viettel to improve the deployment of 4G services and the implementation of 5G, for the next 15 years.

Read more: Viettel Group Secures 4G and 5G Spectrum in Vietnam

VNPT emerges victorious in the auction for the C2 band block, positioning itself as a key player in #Vietnam's #5G landscape.

Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) is the second telco to acquire 5G spectrum this month, having reportedly won the auction for the 3700-3800 MHz band.

Read more: VNPT Wins Auction for C2 Band Block for 5G

Telkomsel, a leading telecommunications provider, and Huawei, a global ICT solutions provider, have opened Indonesia's first 5G Smart Warehouse and 5G Innovation Center in Bekasi Regency, West Java. This facility demonstrates how 5G technology can revolutionize warehouse management, improving efficiency and creating new opportunities for the logistics industry to support Indonesia's digital economy leap towards the Golden Indonesia Vision 2045.

Read more: Indonesia's First 5G Smart Warehouse and Innovation Center Inaugurated

The Indian government has approved a funding package of INR 10,300 crore (USD 1.24 billion) for its IndiaAI mission. This program aims to support India's AI innovation ecosystem and improve access to computing infrastructure across the country. The strategy includes initiatives such as IndiaAI Compute Capacity, IndiaAI Innovation Centre (IAIC), and IndiaAI FutureSkills.

Read more: India Boosts AI and Semiconductor Sectors

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