The Philippines will soon have the first satellite-based internet connectivity in the country as SpaceX’s Starlink is set to be up and running by the end of this year.
As a region, Asia Pacific is poised to become the fast-growing in terms of 5G adoption. Representing two-thirds of the global population, GSMA reports that 5G mobile connections will grow by about 150 million to reach 1,789 million subscribers in 2025. Of which, South Asia will account for the largest growth.
Connectivity demand in the Asia Pacific has been on a steady rise in recent years, providing a unique opportunity for the satellite industry to capture new markets amidst new requirements. To learn about next-generation ground systems and their impact on the region, Telecom Review Asia Pacific connects with Vaibhav Magow, Vice President, International Division, Hughes for key insights.
With a cross-linked constellation of 66 satellites, Iridium’s global network connects people and things in the world’s most inaccessible locations. Telecom Review Asia Pacific spoke to Bryan Hartin, Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Iridium, to know more about the company’s offerings, market competition, and growth plans.
As countries accelerate 5G development, stakeholders in the industry must arrive at a consensus to promote healthy and rapid 5G services. Telecom Review Asia interviews Dennis Chan, Country Security and Privacy Officer of Huawei Singapore, on the sidelines of the 2022 GSMA Mobile 360 Asia Pacific Summit, to delve into the importance of adopting international security standards to drive robust digital economies in an evolving threatscape. It is the grand return of the Mobile 360 APAC after it was running virtually in the past 2 years, with over 1300 registrations from 55 Countries and over 150 speakers, 52% from its core ecosystem and 48% from adjacent verticals.
After being conducted virtually for two years, ATxSG was held in-person as Singapore’s largest technology event since the reopening of borders. Jointly organized by Infocomm Media Development Authority, Singapore (IMDA) and Informa Tech, the event brought together more than 16,000 hybrid attendees from more than 80 countries, including senior government leaders from Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Estonia and Mongolia. Telecom Review Asia Pacific took the opportunity to speak with Kiren Kumar, Deputy Chief Executive (Development), IMDA, to learn about efforts to accelerate Singapore’s digital economy, focused on advancing 5G and ICT development.
Communication service providers (CSPs) understand the value of elevating customer experience and digital engagements to stand out from competition. This shift to an increased focus on digital customer experiences is essential to CSPs’ transformational journeys.
By Kevin Susman, VP of Brand and Communications, MATRIXX Software
In the next three years, 5G connections across the globe will reach 400 million, according to a recent study by the Global Systems of Mobile Communications Association (GSMA).
Telecom Review Asia Pacific interviews Dr Derek Wang, Singapore Country Manager, Alibaba Cloud Intelligence, to learn about Alibaba Cloud’s undertakings in the region to bring value to ecosystem partners in their digital innovation journey.