Converge, a leading telecommunications provider, is set to bolster connectivity at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) by joining Globe Telecom and Smart Communications Inc. in offering free WiFi services across all terminals.

Read more: Converge to Join Globe and Smart in Offering Free WiFi at NAIA Terminal

Smart Communications, Inc. has recently embraced a cutting-edge 'green radio' network solution as part of its commitment to sustainability and operational efficiency. This innovative approach will revolutionize all of its wireless radio sites, introducing environmentally friendly practices while enhancing network performance.

Read more: Smart Deploys AI to Reduce Cell Sites’ Power Consumption

Singtel has signed three Memoranda of Understanding with industry leaders Cisco, Fortinet, and Nokia to offer quantum security solutions to businesses through its Quantum Safe Network (QSN). This collaboration allows enterprises to leverage Cisco's routing platform, Fortinet's firewalls, and Nokia's optical devices.

Read more: Singtel Partners with Cisco, Fortinet and Nokia to Launch Quantum Security Solutions

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

Last year, the total capital investment by three Chinese state telecom operators reached a peak, with a greater focus on dividend payments following government encouragement. In 2023, China Mobile, China Telecom, China Unicom, and their affiliate, China Tower, collectively invested 385 billion yuan (USD 53.3 billion)—a 2% increase from the previous year. However, their combined investment plans for 2024 amount to 366 billion yuan, a 5% decrease.

Read more: Chinese State Telecoms Reduce 5G Investment, Focus on AI and Dividends in 2024

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

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